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Maryland LP nominates four candidates

(From the Maryland LP) Timonium, MD -- The Libertarian Party of Maryland has nominated four candidates in the upcoming 2010 election.  In the First District, Dr. Richard Davis has been nominated as the Libertarian candidate for Congress; he ran in 2008.  Lorenzo Gaztañaga has accepted the nomination for the Second Congressional district again; he ran in 2008.  In the House of Delegates two individuals have been nominated:  Justin Kinsey in District 5B, and Brandon Brooks in District 11.

With unemployment skyrocketing, Libertarians suggest real stimulus

WASHINGTON -- America’s third largest party Thursday criticized Democrat and Republican leaders in Congress for suggesting that rising unemployment can be solved by passing another “stimulus” government expansion, or by spending current appropriations more quickly.  Libertarians propose an alternate package of tax and regulatory relief that will create the jobs Americans need.

Mike Ferguson to Host “Wake Up Columbia” on “The Eagle” 93.9 FM Next Week

(Columbia, MO) – “Missouri Viewpoints” Producer and Host Mike Ferguson will take to the radio airwaves next week.

Ferguson will fill in for Tom Bradley as host of “Wake Up Columbia”, KSSZ’s morning drive time program, Monday through Thursday (July 6th through the 9th). “Wake Up Columbia” airs from 6:00 to 9:00 am.

Among the guests already scheduled for the week are:

Libertarians remind Obama of his “firm pledge” not to tax health care benefits

WASHINGTON -- America’s third largest party Tuesday reminded President Barack Obama that supporting a proposed $246 billion tax on employer-provided health care benefits – a proposal he opposed as “the biggest middle-class tax increase in history” in campaign ads – would break his promise to oppose any form of tax increase on families making less than $250,000 a year.

Libertarians reach out to gay, lesbian Democrats picketing DNC fundraiser

WASHINGTON -- Representatives from America’s third-largest party greeted Democrats protesting the Obama administration’s legal arguments defending the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) outside a Thursday Democratic National Committee fundraiser aimed at gay and lesbian donors, and shared with them information on the Libertarian Party’s advocacy for marriage equality.

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