Libertarians urge “no” vote on $1.9 trillion Waxman-Markey tax hike
Pelosi hopes to rush tax hike to a vote this week
WASHINGTON – America’s third largest party urged the U.S. House Tuesday to defeat plans for a $1.9 trillion energy tax hike over eight years. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is attempting to rush H.R. 2454, the Waxman-Markey energy tax bill, to a vote this week.
While Libertarian Party Presidential Nominee Bob Barr continues to dominate the media as the leading alternative to Senators Barack Obama and John McCain, other Libertarian candidates across the nation have been getting the nod from local and state media outlets. The following are endorsements and positive mentions of Libertarians running for public office.
Libertarian candidates pledge to contain and reduce government authority
Scores of Libertarians running for federal, state, and local office have pledged to contain and reduce government in several areas. More American jobs, far greater access to health care, and lower taxes are among the many benefits that will result.
Specifically, Libertarian candidates have pledged to sponsor and work diligently to pass legislation that will:
I know you pride yourself on your family values and faith. The recent revelation of your running mate's bragging about sexual assault flies in the face of everything you, and every decent American, believes in.
It is now abundantly clear that Donald Trump does not have the character appropriate to be the next President of the United States.
Libertarian Party: CPD shuts out millions of voters again
Gov. Gary Johnson
The Commission on Presidential Debates, a private organization controlled by the Democratic and Republican Parties, relied on rigged polls in its decision to exclude Libertarian Gov. Gary Johnson from the second presidential debate, being held on October 9. This comes in spite of the fact that polls consistently show he draws broad support from independents, military personnel, and millennials.
Libertarian Gary Johnson Garners More Major Newspaper Endorsements
Alexandria – The Chicago Tribune and The Detroit News join The Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Winston-Salem Journal and the New Hampshire Union-Leader in endorsing Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson.
Both the Tribune and The Detroit News pointed out that Johnson and Weld, unlike the other tickets, have public executive experience and are candidates Americans can be proud to vote for.
Libertarians pledge big tax cuts, ending the Fed, and government financial transparency
Scores of Libertarians running for federal, state, and local office have pledged to fight for big tax cuts, complete government financial transparency, ending the Federal Reserve, and other measures that will force politicians to stop wasting and misusing taxpayer funds.
Compare and contrast: Gov. Gary Johnson vs. Sec. Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump
Click here to compare and contrast the presidential candidates who are on all the ballot in all 50 states, plus D.C.: Libertarian Gov. Gary Johnson, Democrat Sec. Hillary Clinton, and Republican Donald Trump.
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