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LP Progress Report: Membership growing, fundraising beating trends

Your Libertarian Party is heading in a winning direction.

New membership and revenue numbers are in for 2009.  While the weaker economy and the traditional post-presidential slump have hit all parties hard, the Libertarian Party is not only beating revenue projections, but membership is growing as well.

Will: Obama's auto takeover another exercise in government futility

In today's Washington Post, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will picks apart Barack Obama's futile plan to resurrect the American auto industry -- by placing it in the fumbling iron grip of the very government and unions that drove it into bankruptcy.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarians praise Maine, D.C. marriage bills, but urge better policy

Sub-Title: 

Government should repeal marriage regulations, not amend them

WASHINGTON -- America’s third largest party praised Maine Governor John Baldacci (D) for signing a bill legalizing gay marriage and the Washington, D.C. City Council Wednesday for voting to recognize gay marriages performed in other jurisdictions, opening the door to marriage equality in the District, but urged Baldacci and council members to take the proper approach to marriage equality and repeal government definitions and regulation of marriage entirely.

West Virginia LP kicks off ballot access drive

Message from the Libertarian Party of West Virginia:

The LPWV has just kicked off our 2010 and 2012 ballot access drive. This will require some 20,000 total signatures state-wide. This isn't cheap, and we need your help! Our petitioning team is on the ground right now in Morgantown collecting signatures for our candidates for the 44th district state house of delegates, Monongalia county commission, and other state and national offices. We also have many other candidates from around the state lined up who need your help. 

Barr: Nation of doubters has lost faith in government

In this week's Atlanta Journal-Constitution column Congressman Bob Barr, the 2008 Libertarian presidential candidate and former Georgia representative, notes Americans' tremendous lack of faith in government and the effect it may be having on future generations.

Read the entire column here or at BobBarr.org.  Barr writes, in part:

Examiner: Arrogant politicans fuel Tea Party protests

The Washington Examiner, in another spot-on editorial, notes that while high taxes, big spending and out-of-control deficits piled the tinder for the heated "Tea Party" movement, it is the arrogant, condescending tone of Washington politicians that lit the match.

Event

LP Utah State Convention

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2009 - 11:00am
End date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2009 - 1:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Pacific

Where:

Salt Lake downtown library
UT

Description:

Event

LP Oregon State Committee Meeting

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2009 - 11:00am
End date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2009 - 1:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Pacific

Where:

LPO Office
Portland, OR 97219

Description:

Event

LP Ohio Executive Committee Meeting

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, August 15, 2009 - 1:00pm
End date: 
Saturday, August 15, 2009 - 4:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

LPO Conference Center
Columbus, OH 43231-2265

Description:


Event

LPNC Executive Committee Meeting

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, July 18, 2009 - 11:00am
End date: 
Saturday, July 18, 2009 - 4:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

Lone Star Steakhouse
Greensboro, NC

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