Libertarian candidate Pamela Brown gets historic vote total

Pamela Brown was a candidate in the November 2, 2010 election for Lieutenant Governor of California. Currently, the California Secretary of State's website shows her receiving 573,114 votes. That is the second-highest vote count in history for a Libertarian running against both a Republican and a Democrat. (The highest was Ed Clark's 1980 presidential candidacy. He received about 921,000 votes.)

The Forest, The Trees, and the TSA

by John Jay Myers


With all the naked viewing and groping going on, I wonder if this is the United States of America or the back room of an adult video store. We have two major problems here, the TSA and their intrusive unconstitutional invasions of our rights, and the bigger question of why are we turning into a police state.

Downsize lauches campaign to abolish the TSA

Our good friends at have launched a campaign to abolish the TSA.

It's a quick and easy way to send a message to your congressional "representative" and to your two U.S. Senators.

Please let Congress know that you still value the Bill of Rights, abhor the TSA's invasion of privacy, and object to the monumental waste of taxpayers' money.

Yours in liberty......................Mark Hinkle, LNC Chair

Libertarian candidate hopes to shake things up in Texas special election

On December 14, 2010, Libertarian candidate, Tony Gergely, will run against Republicans and Democrats in a special election for the State Representative seat in Texas’ 44th district. Gergely was recently featured in an article by the Seguin Gazette- Enterprise where he discusses how his background as a microbiologist and as the owner of SureLife Laboratories and Legend Laboratories has influenced his own political beliefs.

LP Monday Message: David Nolan remembered

November 29, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving. Even with the elections recently over, we've had a busy couple of weeks.

Our Libertarian National Committee had a productive meeting in New Orleans on November 20-21. It was a shock to us to learn shortly after the meeting that Libertarian Party co-founder David Nolan had passed away that weekend.

Omaha, Nebraska--Thug City USA?

Forward Omaha, the Anti-Recall Group, Intends to Further Intimidate Omaha Residents


OMAHA, NE – November 28, 2010-Libertarian Party of Nebraska Communications Director Randy Eshelman issued the following statement:

TSA: Out of Control

The following YouTube video is a compilation of many TV reports covering the TSA abuses of our rights.

It's well worth watching.

Everyone who reads this should call their Congress Critter and express serious outrage over these TSA abuses.

Yours in liberty......................Mark Hinkle, LNC Chair

Happy Thanksgiving: a lesson from history - the First Thanksgiving

While we observe Thanksgiving, enjoy friends and family, and otherwise take a break from our daily grind,

let us remember why we can celebrate this day: freedom and the responsibility that comes with it.

John Stossel re-tales this story that I often see around this time of year, and adds a little something extra at the end.

Happy Thanksgiving.....................Mark Hinkle, LNC Chair

Chair provides available details on David Nolan's death

Many Libertarian Party members as well as the press have requested more information on David Nolan's death so they don't misreport any facts. Below is a statement from Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle:

David Saturday evening was driving, wound up rolling off the road, with no damage to the vehicle, with whatever happened to him (TBD), EMT's broke into his car to remove him, brought him to the hospital on Saturday evening and he died on Sunday morning.


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