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Is Obama a Centrist? LP Says "No"

In today’s political arena, it’s sometimes hard to tell left from right, and right from left. This makes finding the political “center” that much more difficult.

Libertarians Accuse Obama of "Hawkish" Foreign Policy

America's largest third-party is accusing Barack Obama of pursuing the same "hawkish" foreign policy of his predecessor George Bush.  "What we hoped to see with the incoming Obama administration were plans for a total withdrawal from Afghanistan and Iraq," says William Redpath, national chairman of the Libertarian Party.  "Instead, we're seeing the same missteps of the Bush administration that have kept our troops in the Middle East since 2001." 

Government Programs Die Hard

America's largest third party is warning against the institution of new government programs in the wake of the current economic crisis.

Barr Condemns Newest Bailout

Former Congressman Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party's 2008 presidential nominee, issued a statement condemning the proposed $15-billion bailout of the auto industry apparently nearing approval in the Congress.  Barr said “the Faustian bargain” the Big 3 automakers reached with lawmakers “compounds the problem” of the massive bailouts backed by Congress and the Bush Administration, and apparently is structured so as to give the federal government a degree of involvement and control of GM, Ford, and Chrysler that the companies “will live to regret.”

America's Largest Third Party Turns 37

The Libertarian Party, America's third-largest political party, is celebrating its 37th birthday. 

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