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The Skeptics

Not everybody is pumped about Obama's $825 billion stimulus plans, especially the part that includes billions of taxpayer dollars being spent by the government in the hopes of jump-starting the economy.  Here's what we've said about it:

Is waterboarding torture?

Yes
53% (501 votes)
No
47% (442 votes)
Total votes: 943

Should Obama's Dept. of Treasury pick be blocked from confirmation for failing to pay taxes?

Yes
62% (155 votes)
Maybe
11% (27 votes)
No
27% (67 votes)
Total votes: 249

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Barr Supports Closure of Guantanamo Prison

Sub-Title: 

Endorses Obama Proposal

Former Congressman Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party's 2008 nominee for president, issued a statement Wednesday morning applauding President-elect Obama’s reported plan to close the controversial military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where many suspected terrorists have been held, often without hearings, since shortly after 9/11.

Should the U.S. shut down Guantanamo Bay?

Yes
62% (166 votes)
Maybe
8% (21 votes)
No
30% (79 votes)
Total votes: 266

Press Release

For Immediate Release

If Obama's Plan Doesn't Seem to Make Sense, it's Because it Doesn't

Sub-Title: 

Libertarian Party Says Obama Plan Based on Failed Economics

America's largest third party says that President-elect Barack Obama's spending plans are based on flawed economics. "If you think Obama's economic plans don't make sense, it's because they don't," says Libertarian Party National Chairman William Redpath.

Event

Libertarian State Leadership Alliance Conference

When:

Start date: 
Friday, February 27, 2009 - 9:00am
End date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2009 - 6:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

Frances Marion Hotel
Charleston, SC 29403

Description:

Libertarian State Leadership Alliance Conference

 

             The conference will be held at the Francis Marion Hotel, which is billed as “Charleston’s Grand Hotel.”  Attendees can expect to enjoy one of the South’s finest hotels at a very reasonable price.  Named for Revolutionary War Hero General Francis Marion (the “Swamp Fox”), the hotel has a long history of providing gracious service and elegant accommodations.

Libertarian State Leadership Alliance Info

The Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (formerly LP State Chairs) will be holding its annual conference from February 27 to March 1, 2009, in Charleston, SC – and you don’t have to be a state chair to attend.  The conference is open to anyone who has an interest in the future and direction of the Libertarian Party.

In addition to the LSLA Conference, the Libertarian National Committee and the LP’s Bylaws Committee will be meeting over the weekend, as well.  Both meetings are open to conference attendees.

Event

Patrick Henry Supper Club

When:

Start date: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 6:00am
End date: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 8:30am
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

7586 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23294

Description:

Patrick Henry Supper Club
02/03/09 @ 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

  Eastern Buffet (Merchant's Walk)
7586 W Broad St
Richmond, VA   23294
(804) 672-6688
Seating for 20
Cost: 0

This month's speaker will be Dr. Susan Atkins giving a talk about socialized medicine. Dr. Atkins a pediatric orthopedist and a lifetime member of the Libertarian Party. There will also be an update to the General Assembly and bills of interest.

In what area did Bush do the most damage?

Economy
16% (50 votes)
Fiscal Policy
13% (41 votes)
Civil Liberties
35% (106 votes)
Foreign Policy
28% (84 votes)
Social Policy
2% (7 votes)
Other
6% (17 votes)
Total votes: 305

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