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Libertarians ask, ‘What is Obama ashamed of?’

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LP knocks Obama for breaking more promises in a secret signing ceremony

WASHINGTON – America’s third largest party asked Wednesday why President Obama enacted the $490 billion FY09 omnibus spending and its over 8,500 earmarks behind closed doors, and despite campaign promises to end earmark abuse.

“President Obama’s decision to hide from the media while signing this bill isn’t just a violation of his promise of transparency, it’s an attempt to avoid questions about breaking another promise to end earmark abuse,” said Libertarian National Committee Communications Director Donny Ferguson.

Investor confidence in Obama plummeting

Rasmussen Reports released a new poll this morning of the investors responsible for much of the job creation in this country, and it's another resounding vote of no confidence in Barack Obama's plans for crippling taxes on employers.

Seventy-two percent (72%) of investors now say the economy is getting worse.  That's a sharp increase from the 68 percent who said so when Obama was inaugurated.

Ruwart wins 'Book of the Year' award

Author Mary Ruwart's "Healing Our World" was named the winner of FreedomBookClub.com's first annual "Book of the Year" award for 2008.

"Ruwart's book is a tremendous achievement," says Jeremy Furbish, who runs Freedom Book Club.  "It shows how we hurt ourselves when we aggress against our neighbors through the guns of government."

You can help put Libertarians on the ballot

Dear friend,

Did you know Oklahoma has the worst ballot access laws in the nation?

The Republican and Democrats have written laws so harsh, it is virtually impossible for voters to have a choice other than one of the two older parties.  Even write-in votes are not allowed!

These laws must be changed, and right now lawmakers are considering a bill in the Oklahoma legislature to do exactly that.

WSJ: Obama driving the economy deeper into failure

Michael Boskin, Stanford University economics professor and former chair of the presidental Council of Economic Advisors writes in today's Wall Street Journal.  Click on the link for the full article:

Barr lays out formula for real recovery, job creation

2008 presidential candidate Bob Barr deconstructs the two "trendy" government-driven models for recovery in his latest column for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Read the entire column here.  He concludes:

Washington Times: WH admits Limbaugh hubbub 'counterproductive'

From The Washington Times Wednesday:

The White House on Wednesday admitted that their public comments about conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh and cable news personalities in recent days has been counterproductive.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said that he has been guilty of feeding a public debate about the Obama administration's economic agenda that both the president and his top officials, as well as Mr. Gibbs himself, have been dismissive of...

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Libertarian poll: What is Obama trying to distract us from?

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Party needles White House over attacks on radio host Limbaugh

WASHINGTON – America’s third largest party is asking Americans to vote on what they think the White House’s ongoing war with conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh is intended to distract attention from, Libertarian National Committee (LNC) Communications Director Donny Ferguson announced Wednesday. 

The LNC has posted a poll at www.lp.org asking Americans to cast their vote for one of five harmful Obama policies the White House hopes their spat with Limbaugh will distract attention from.

The White House is starting a media war against Rush Limbaugh. What does Obama hope to distract attention from?

The market plunging every time Obama announces higher taxes
23% (730 votes)
Keeping 50,000 troops in Iraq and expanding the war in Afghanistan
6% (181 votes)
Breaking his promise to end earmarks
14% (451 votes)
Working with Republicans to expand government
9% (273 votes)
Economic research showing Obama’s spending plan prolongs the recession and eliminates jobs
48% (1491 votes)
Total votes: 3126

Event

Philosophical Libertarian Brunch LP Idaho

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, April 11, 2009 - 10:14am
End date: 
Saturday, April 11, 2009 - 10:14am
Time Zone: 
US/Mountain

Where:

Nampa, ID

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