"While the Bush administration has steadfastly declined to engage in talks with the government of Iran, five former Secretaries of State - Republican and Democrat - recently exhibited a great deal more judgment and understanding of world affairs in calling for actual talks with Tehran," Libertarian Presidential nominee Bob Barr says.
“Talking does not mean sacrificing U.S. interests. Rather, talking is a means to further U.S. interests,” Barr explains.
"There is something inherently wrong with the government forcibly keeping people away from their homes and property," says Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party's nominee for president, in response to the government's continuing and heavy-handed attempt to bar Hurricane Ike evacuees from returning to their homes in Texas.
"There is, of course, an obvious risk to returning to a disaster area," says Barr. "However, government should not forcibly prevent evacuees from returning to their own houses and property. It is their choice, for better or for worse, to return to their homes."
Another Federal Bailout: “I Told You So,” Says Bob Barr
“Richard Nixon once said that we are all Keynesians now, meaning that Republicans and Democrats alike believed in government micro-management of the economy,” observes Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party candidate for president.
N.C. Libertarian Candidates Propose Liberty Agenda
Ending the state's power to seize private property by forced annexation and eminent domain, improving public education through competition, restoring free, fair and open elections and cutting off corporate welfare, will be the top legislative priorities of Libertarians elected to the General Assembly.
America Needs “Surge” in Fiscal Responsibility, Says Bob Barr
“Sen. John McCain has made the ‘surge’ his trademark phrase," said Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee. "He talks about the surge in Iraq, using a surge in urban neighborhoods, and replicating the surge elsewhere."
“What we need now is a surge in federal fiscal responsibility,” says Barr.
Barr Says President Should Implement the Constitution, Protect Our Liberties
“Presidents have become celebrities," says Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party nominee for president. "That may be one reason they believe they have been elected to transform the world rather than fulfill the responsibilities of their office."
Mark 9/11 Anniversary by Targeting Terrorists Overseas While Respecting Liberties at Home, Says Bob Barr
“Seven years have passed since the horrid terrorist attacks of 9/11," says Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party nominee for President. "The U.S. government can best mark the anniversary by continuing to target groups which threaten Americans, but also by respecting the liberties upon which our nation is based."
Bob Barr Shows Leadership to Unify Liberty Movement
Asks Paul to Run as his Vice President
Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party nominee for president, has invited GOP Congressman Ron Paul to be his running mate in the upcoming election. In a letter sent to Paul, Barr called Paul one of the "few American patriots" who exist in today's society, and asked him to "seriously consider this final offer as an opportunity to show true, lasting leadership beyond party politics."
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