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Obama's new GM head: "I don't know anything about cars."

Edward E. Whitacre, Barack Obama's appointee to run General Motors, admitted to Bloomberg News Wednesday "I don't know anything about cars."  Upon taking over GM in March, Obama forced out then-CEO Rick Wagoner, credited by many for stabilizing losses and cutting costs but criticized by political and environmentalist groups for cutting back on the production of poor-selling hybrids to stem financial losses.

RI Senate passes "compassion" bill allowing medical cannabis for the critically ill

The Rhode Island State Senate approved 30-2 Wednesday a "compassionate care" bill allowing "compassion centers" to sell medical marijuana to critically ill patients on a registration list. 

Oregon Libertarians score two special election victories

Good news from Oregon.  In the May 19 special election, two Libertarian candidates were elected to office.

Mark Delphine was elected to the Mountain View Middle School Local School Committee, Position 1; and Greg Rohde was elected to the Elmonica Elementary School Local School Committee, Position 1.  Mark is the Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of Oregon, and Greg is serving his third consecutive in said position.

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For Immediate Release

Libertarians say “cancel stimulus spending”

Sub-Title: 

New polling shows 45% agree with Libertarians that stimulus spending should be canceled

WASHINGTON -- America’s third largest party Wednesday called on Congress to terminate the remainder of stimulus spending citing new polling data showing a plurality of Americans now believe what Libertarians have said since January – Obama’s stimulus package is too big, too expensive and doesn’t help the economy.

Washington Times: Stimulus isn't working

From the Tuesday Washington Times editorial, which clearly states what Libertarians have said since Obama revealed the details of his government spending explosion -- his "stimulus" won't create jobs, it will only destroy them and delay our eventual recovery.

You may read the entire editorial by clicking here:

Equal Rights for All… or Just Some?

by: Matt O’Brien

LP National Intern

University of New Orleans Political Science Major

Event

American Legislative Exchange Council Conference

When:

Start date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 9:00am
End date: 
Friday, December 4, 2009 - 6:59pm
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

Grand Hyatt DC
Washington DC, DC

Description:

Conference to discuss national and state legislation issues.
http://www.alec.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Meetings1

Event

Wednesday Morning Wake-Up

When:

Start date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 7:30am
End date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 10:00am
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

F.M. Kirby National Training Center of The Leadership Institute's Steven P.J. Wood Building
Arlington, VA

Description:


Monthly Wednesday Wake-Up Club Breakfast meetings, held the first Wednesday of each month, are an open forum for the discussion of ideas. Breakfast! http://www.leadershipinstitute.org/Event/?PageID=WWCB

Event

The Leadership Institute Presents Boot Camp of Politics for Students

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, July 25, 2009 - 8:00am
End date: 
Sunday, July 26, 2009 - 6:59pm
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

Leadership Institute 1101 North Highland Street
Arlington, VA 22201

Description:


Will teach you how to build a mass-based youth effort for the conservative candidate or cause of your choice

http://www.leadershipinstitute.org/

Event

38th Annual Conservative Fourth of July Soirée

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, July 4, 2009 - 12:00pm
End date: 
Saturday, July 4, 2009 - 4:30pm
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

Bull Run Park Centerville
VA

Description:


The Leadership Institute, in conjunction with generous conservative sponsors will hold
The 38th Annual Conservative Fourth of July Soirée from 12:00PM until 4:30PM

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