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The lights are on, but nobody's home.

The Obama administration, convinced that lightbulbs and other uses of energy are destroying the planet, is considering imposing $646 billion in new "light switch" taxes on Americans to drive up utility bills and force people to use less electricity.  The American Council for Capital Formation, using the Energy Department's own forecasting models, finds so-called "cap and trade" legislation will not only increase the price of electrity by as much as 129% by 2030, but eliminate between three and four million jobs by 2030.

Income Tax is Voluntary says Harry Reid, Tea Parties Cancelled!


    Citizens across America rejoiced on hearing the news that the income tax is voluntary. We have it straight from the mouth of one of our elected representatives. Senator Harry Reid in this short clip describes our tax system as a voluntary system. I’m sure that’s a relief for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who may not have filed their taxes yet. If you were thinking about going to a Tea Party this coming Wednesday, I guess you can stay home.

 

Which Libertarian principle most helps your family?

Making health care more affordable and accessible by repealing anti-competition regulations promoted by health care lobbyists
8% (633 votes)
Improving your child’s school by restoring local control, enacting school choice and getting bureaucrats out of education
11% (823 votes)
Creating good jobs for all Americans by giving employers tax and regulatory relief
12% (884 votes)
Cutting your taxes, while also reducing wasteful and unneeded spending so your children don’t end up paying higher taxes
55% (4144 votes)
Protecting America through a well-funded, well-equipped military focused on defending our borders
13% (994 votes)
Total votes: 7478

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarians back secret ballot voting rights in union elections

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Libertarians, 74% of union workers, oppose job-killing “card check” bill

WASHINGTON -- America’s third largest party warns concerned citizens that plans to scrap the right of workers to a secret ballot in union elections are far from dead.  Libertarians also warn that such "card check" legislation also destroys hundreds of thousands of jobs as the nation attempts to revive its economy.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarians cordially invite you to a Tea Party

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Anti-tax rallies "the kind of ‘community organizing’ Obama should have been doing"

WASHINGTON -- America’s third largest party is urging Americans to join millions of libertarians and other advocates of economic freedom at one of thousands of “Tea Parties” being held on April 15.

You are cordially invited to a Tea Party...

On April 15, millions of libertarians will gather across the country to voice their opposition to the out-of-control spending and taxation started by the Bush administration and carried on by Obama.

The Libertarian Party cordially invites all freedom-loving Americans to join those libertarians, and all advocates of economic freedom, at a "Tea Party" near them.  Below you will find just a few of the thousands of Tea Parties being held nationwide on April 15.

Barr: Dim bulb feds driving auto industry

In his weekly Atlanta Journal-Constitution column, 2008 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Congressman Bob Barr takes the Obama administration to task for its innovation-killing government takeover of General Motors.

You may read the entire column by clicking here, or at http://www.BobBarr.org.

Event

LP of Wisconsin State Convention

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, April 18, 2009 - 12:30pm
End date: 
Saturday, April 18, 2009 - 7:30pm
Time Zone: 
US/Central

Where:

Monks at the Wilderness
Wisconsin Dells, WI

Description:

Ballot access bill progresses in West Virginia

From the Libertarian Party of West Virginia

UPDATED LP Monday Message: So an uphappy Congressman's office calls from 202-225-2176...

UPDATE:  The bill to expand the powers of the Treasury and confiscate earnings actually passed the House and is now in the Senate. 

You can also call the Senate switchboard at 202-224-3121 to tell your Senators whether you oppose or support the bill.

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