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Nebraska LP begins ballot access petition drive

from the Libertarian Party of Nebraska:

Party Begins Petition Drive to Regain Ballot Access in Nebraska

OMAHA – April 3, 2010—Libertarian Party of Nebraska (LPNE) Chairman Gene Siadek issued the following statement concerning the Party’s petition initiative:

John Stossel discusses libertarianism, Thu 8 pm ET

FOX's John Stossel will be asking "What's a libertarian?" on his FOX Business show this Thursday, April 8, at 8 p.m. (and again at midnight) Eastern Time.

For a preview of this topic, see his blog here, and a FOX News clip here:

New York LP chair offers tips on getting press coverage

from New York LP chair Chris Edes:

Get free media time. Get involved in your local Tea Party, then call the media and say you're available for interviews.

I was interviewed by the local PBS affiliate regarding the upcoming Tea Party. So was the county CFL coordinator.

As April 15 approaches I expect to do more interviews with local media. First you get one interview. Then, you call the other media up and say "I was interviewed by such-and-so media outlet, and I want to let you know I'm available for interview with you as well."

LP Monday Message: Flyer for Tea Parties and Tax Protests

April 5, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

The April 15 tax filing deadline is right around the corner (a week from Thursday), and along with it, lots of tax day protests and Tea Party protests. In addition to other groups' events, your local Libertarian Party affiliate may have protest plans for that day.

LP Chairman to appear on Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Update April 6: Video of the segment available here.

Libertarian Party Chairman William Redpath is scheduled to appear on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart. Mr. Redpath discusses the 2010 census. The appearance is currently scheduled to air on Thursday, April 1 at 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time, but that is subject to change.

(Note, this is not an April Fool's joke.)

LP Monday Message: National Convention and more

March 29, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

A few items of interest for you:

  • Registrations for the 2010 Libertarian National Convention in Saint Louis are rolling in. Early bird pricing ends this Wednesday, so please take advantage of it and register now! After Wednesday, prices will be higher. The convention takes place over Memorial Day Weekend.

Libertarian candidate Gary Bryant in the news

The Union reports on Gary Bryant, running for the California State Assembly:

You can't paint Gary Bryant into one of the polarized corners American politics have retreated into the past few years.

As the candidate for the Libertarian nomination for the 3rd District Assembly race, Bryant is hoping his mixed bag of working man's logic and social acceptance can get him past incumbent Republican Dan Logue.

Read the whole article.

Daily Pennsylvanian comments on principled libertarianism

Prameet Kumar writes in the Daily Pennsylvanian:

LP Monday Message: Why Massachusetts should have voted Libertarian

March 22, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Like you, I am upset that the health care bill passed last night. Another huge expansion of government spending and government control is not good for our freedom or our health.


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