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Small Government Summit

When:

Start date: 
Friday, June 5, 2009 - 12:26pm
End date: 
Saturday, June 6, 2009 - 12:26pm
Time Zone: 
US/Alaska

Where:

Boston Marriott Newton Hotel
Newton, MA 02466

Description:

What's the biggest harm caused by government-directed health care?

Putting millions of Americans on a waiting list to get into the hospital
33% (252 votes)
Shortages of life-saving equipment like CAT scanners
3% (19 votes)
Fewer life-saving medical procedures like heart bypasses and dialysis
8% (57 votes)
The fact death rates from cancer are higher under government-directed medicine
10% (78 votes)
Less time to see over-assigned doctors
13% (102 votes)
Waiting lists for life-saving surgeries
33% (251 votes)
Total votes: 759

Should bailed-out homeowners pay back THEIR tax-funded windfall, too?

Stan Liebowitz, Research Fellow at The Independent Institute, thinks so.  He writes in the March 17 Investors Business Daily (linked from The Independent Institute:)

The U.S. public is outraged at the $165 million in bonuses paid to employees of insurance giant American International Group after AIG received billions in government bailout funds—and Washington is looking for ways to make bonus recipients pay back the money.

Did so-called "universal health care" kill actress?

Cody Williams, a Chicago physician, writes in today's New York Post how Obama-style socialized medicine may have played a role in the death of actress Natasha Richardson, who died last week in Canada from a simple injury easily treatable in the United States.

Williams writes, in part:

Canadian health care de-emphasizes widespread dissemination of technology like CT scanners and quick access to specialists like neurosurgeons. While all the facts of Richardson's medical care haven't been released, enough is known to pose questions with profound implications.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Voters get no choice as Sundwall removed from ballot on "technicality"

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The New York State Board of Elections voted Wednesday to remove Libertarian congressional candidate Eric Sundwall from the ballot in the March 31 special election to fill the vacant 20th congressional district seat, citing a technicality that voided many of Sundwall's ballot access petition signatures.

The Sundwall campaign will not pursue legal efforts to remain on the ballot.  Campaign manager Richard Cooper issued the following statement:

Event

Nationwide Tea Party Tax Day Protests!

When:

Start date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 12:00pm
End date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 5:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Alaska

Where:

Description:

On April 15, be part of the Taxed Enough Already (TEA) party rally in your community

To get involved, click here to find your local organizer!

http://www.teapartyday.com/Locations.aspx

On the day you pay your taxes, Wednesday, April 15, join others across the country and in your hometown who will be participating in TEA party rallies in front of their city halls.  The TEA party rally will begin at 12 noon.

Hoosiers Rally at the Indiana Statehouse to Air Their Grievances

From the Libertarian Party of Indiana

Over 400 Hoosiers gathered in the Indiana Statehouse on the afternoon of March 25, 2009 to demand their elected officials begin governing in a responsible manner. There were a laundry list of important issues that local bloggers, activists, and political figures spoke on. The issues raised included less taxation, governmental transparency, adherence to the Constitution, an end to eminent domain, property tax repeal, and a solution to the CIB quagmire.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

GOP Officeholder Endorses Libertarian Candidate Sundwall

ALBANY, NY -- Albany attorney Warren Redlich endorsed Libertarian special election congressional candidate Eric Sundwall, although he is a Republican officeholder (Town of Guilderland board) and was a GOP congressional candidate in the adjoining 21st congressional district. The special election to replace Kirsten Gillibrand will be held March 31st. Campaign manager Richard Cooper announced the endorsement.

Glenn Beck to join Ron Paul, Peter Schiff on Fox News' "Freedom Watch"

Glenn Beck will also be joining Peter Schiff and host Judge Andrew Napolitano on FoxNews.com's "Freedom Watch" Wednesday afternoon.

Go to http://www.foxnews.com/strategyroom tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time to watch.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

John Monds to seek Libertarian Nomination For Ga. Governor

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Earned 1 million votes in 2008 Public Service Commission race

ATLANTA -- John Monds will be announcing his intention to seek the Libertarian Party of Georgia’s nomination for Governor with a press conference at the Capitol in Atlanta with family, close friends and supporters by his side Wednesday, March 25th at 4:00pm.
 
During his campaign for Public Service Commission (District 1) in 2008, Monds became the first Libertarian to break one million votes in the United States.
 

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