The Most Dangerous Person in the World

by R. Lee Wrights

"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public."

- Theodore Roosevelt

Drug use is a personal choice - Arvin Vohra

Libertarian candidate, author, and entrepreneur Arvin Vohra describes the libertarian stance on drugs and drug use.

 

Tylor Slinger

Saint Paul City Council,

Election Date: May 10, 2011

Location

MN

LP Monday Message: Take Afghanistan withdrawal poll

May 9, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

We just started a new poll on LP.org. Please take the poll.

Here's what it says:

After hearing the news that Osama bin Laden was killed, what are your feelings about the War in Afghanistan?

After hearing the news that Osama bin Laden was killed, what are your feelings about the War in Afghanistan?

I now favor a withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan.
13% (714 votes)
I supported a withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan even before bin Laden died.
64% (3413 votes)
I support keeping a significant troop presence in Afghanistan until military leaders recommend a withdrawal.
11% (585 votes)
I don't believe the story that Osama bin Laden was killed recently.
9% (487 votes)
Other
3% (171 votes)
Total votes: 5370

Reason Foundation poll

The Reason Foundation and Arthur N. Rupe Foundation recently collaborated on a public opinion poll. According to its website, the Reason Foundation "advances a free society by developing, applying, and promoting libertarian principles, including individual liberty, free markets, and the rule of law."

Here are a few of the poll results that may be of interest to Libertarians:

Event

Libertarian Party of West Virginia Meeting

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 1:00pm
End date: 
Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 5:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

Truck Stop Restaurant
Sutton, WV 26601

Description:

Libertarians hold candidate forum in Austin, Texas

The Travis County Libertarian Party held an Austin City Council candidate forum on April 27, 2011. The election will be on May 14.

 

One of the candidates, Kris Bailey, is a Libertarian.

Read more about the forum here.

The Killing of Osama bin Laden

By Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (May 3) – It will not be a popular thing to say, but the truth is the truth. I am deeply saddened by the death of Osama bin Laden. His demise is not cause for rejoicing, in my opinion. That is why I am perhaps even more troubled by the spectacle of Americans celebrating and dancing in the street to the chant of “U.S.A, U.S.A,” whipped up into a patriotic frenzy and oblivious to the reality that this was an illegal and immoral act which offends the very values which makes us who we are.

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