Barr Calls for Commission on Wasteful Government

In a statement released by the Barr 2008 presidential campaign, Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr called for a new commission to address wasteful government.

McCain, Obama Use Millions of Taxpayer Dollars for Self-Promotion

“My party has already held its convention without a single taxpayer dollar in its support,” notes Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee. But the Republican and Democratic conventions live on federal subsidies. Each party is receiving $16 million for operating expenses and another $50 million for security.  But even this might not be enough in the view of some people.  Colorado officials are talking about trying to pry some additional money from the feds.

Bush: The ambassador that wasn't

If it weren't for a history of abuses against civil liberties and a penchant for regulatory economic policies, President George Bush could have been an ambassador of freedom and capitalism during h

Time to Cut Off Iraq

"It is time for Iraq to take responsibility for the costs and burdens of rebuilding their country," says Libertarian Party National Chairman William Redpath, following a new report from the Governm

Border fences poor substitutes for immigration reform

As the federal government scrambles to put up a costly border fence along the Mexico-US border, Libertarian Party spokesperson Andrew Davis is already calling it a "poor substitute for real immigration reform." 

"Illegal immigration is a huge problem in the United States that will only worsen if we continue to play games instead of getting serious about real reform," says Davis. "Border fences are expensive distractions, paid for by taxpayers, from addressing the causes of illegal immigration."