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HuffPo: White House memo confirms deal with Big Pharma

The Huffington Post reports today on a deal hatched between the White House and major pharmaceutical firms to win their support of Barack Obama's proposed government takeover of the nation's health care system.  The report comes after the New York Times and Los Angeles time reported such a deal was in the works.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarians: Obama promises of postal system-style health care fail to deliver

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President seeks to assure voters by promising health care will be run like the mail

WASHINGTON -- America’s third largest party Wednesday took aim at comments made by President Barack Obama in a New Hampshire press event Tuesday, in which he took questions from a pre-selected audience.  Obama compared his proposed government-run health care system to the nation’s postal system, which he admitted is “always having problems.”

Obama promises: My health care system = the postal system

From today's Washington Examiner.  Click here to read the full editorial:

With a few hours' reflection, it's become clear that Barack Obama's reference to the U.S. Postal Service at yesterday's health care town hall was the most revealing, and damaging, thing the president has said in the entire health care debate.

Event

LPNH Annual Convention 2009

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 3:00pm
End date: 
Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 6:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Alaska

Where:

NHIOP at St. Anselm's College
Manchester, NH 03102

Description:

The convention is FREE to all members.

We will be voting on our nominees for state and federal office for the 2010 elections. We'll also be electing our party officers and directors and on two changes to our party constitution. Anyone who's been a member for at least a year can become an officer, so please consider putting your hat into the ring. There has been a lot of discussion about the future of the party and what we should be doing, whomever we elect will be carrying out those ideas, so your participation is important.

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Event

Libertarian National Committee Meeting

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 9:00am
End date: 
Sunday, December 6, 2009 - 7:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Central

Where:

Renaissance Nashville Hotel
Nashville, TN 37203

Description:

Hotel info:

Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce St
Nashville, TN 37203

Discount code for on line reservations: “lnclnca”

Link for on line reservations: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnash-renaissance-nashville-hotel/...

The reservation form will appear on the right side of the page with the discount code prefilled. The rate is substantially discounted at $109 per night.

TAKE ACTION!: Challege your congressman to sign the Responsible Legislator Pledge!

Dear friend,

Rep. Kathy Castor and Sen. Russ Carnahan called out union thugs to rough up citizens who showed up to speak out against government-run medicine.  

Rep. David Scott began screaming at a doctor who disagreed with him.  

Rep. John Dingell got into an argument with an elderly man who brought his special needs son.  

Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed people who are revealing the details of HR 3200 are “carrying swastikas.”  

Drooping polls undercut scripted protest claims

From today's Washington Times (click here for the full article):

 

Drooping polls undercut scripted protest claim

The White House's claim that large and boisterous protests against health care reform over the past week have been scripted performances, underwritten by industry lobbyists and the Republican Party, continues to run into a stubborn reality check: public polling on the matter.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarians turn up August heat on health care takeover

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LP has one simple question, ‘Will you read the bill?’

WASHINGTON -- America’s third-largest party urged its members Monday to attend public forums being held by House members over the August recess and put their signature to one simple pledge – will they promise not to vote for any health care reform legislation they haven’t personally read in full and understand?

WashTimes: When it comes to quashing dissent, look for the union label

Today's Washington Times editorial covers a recent trend troubling Libertarians -- elected Democrats employing union violence to stamp down dissent at town hall meetings.  Click here to read the editorial, or if you live in the metro D.C. area, pick up a copy of The Washington Times.  Libertarians oppose the initiation of force to achieve political or social goals.

The Times board writes:

EDITORIAL: Look for the union label

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