University of Cincinnati

Organization Name: 
Bearcat Libertarians

Contact:  To be updated

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Ohio University

Organization Name: 
Ohio University Students for Liberty

Contact:  Chase Peterson-Withorn

Advisor:  Richard Vedder

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Glenn Beck: 'I'm more and more libertarian'

Popular conservative talk radio personality and Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck is bringing more than his trademark wit to cable news.  He's bringing an evolving philosophy.

"'Every day that goes by, I'm more and more libertarian," Beck told The Miami Herald.

Mulshine: Republicans now trying to sound like Libertarians

Syndicated columnist Paul Mulshine of the Newark Star-Ledger expresses his surprise today over reports the Republican Party has discovered fiscal conservatism again.

As Mulshine points out, the Libertarian Party and its 2008 presidential nominee, former congressman Bob Barr, opposed taxpayer-funded bailouts and explosive government growth back when the GOP was espousing it as bedrock principle.


LP Illinois State Convention


Start date: 
Friday, October 23, 2009 - 9:00am
End date: 
Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 8:00pm
Time Zone: 


Hotel Collinsville
Collinsville, IL 62234


The Libertarian Party of Illinois is holding its annual convention.

Examiner editor: Facts about the so-called stimulus

Washington Examiner editorial page editor Mark Tapscott, with the help of the Heritage Foundation, takes his pen to Obama's $1.2 trillion government spending plan, citing some of the better reasons to oppose it.

Tapscott also covers something that annoys me when anti-capitalists talk about their "green" jobs.  They're not new jobs.  They're just unstable replacements for already-existing, good-paying jobs.

Politico: Obama $1.2 trillion spending plan riddled with pork

Despite promises by the Obama administration his $1.2 trillion government spending plan will be free of earmarks and pet projects, The Politico reports today the bill is so laden with lard the Capitol may have to be rezoned as a rendering plant.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

NC Libertarians propose 'Liberty Agenda'


Urge state assembly to focus on schools, property rights, open elections, end to corporate welfare

RALEIGH, NC — The North Carolina General Assembly should focus on annexation, public education, open elections, and corporate welfare during the upcoming session, the Libertarian Party of North Carolina said today in announcing The Liberty Agenda for North Carolina.

“These are the major challenges facing the people of North Carolina, because they address fundamental rights,” said Barbara Howe, state party chair. During the 2008 campaign, gubernatorial candidate Mike Munger and several legislative candidates promoted this agenda.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Sundwall files to run in special congressional election


New York LP chair seeks seat vacated by Kirsten Gillibrand

New York state Libertarian Party chair Eric Sundwall has filed a campaign committee to enter the special election for the 20th Congressional District seat vacated by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

“We actually feel that given this particular election, if there is a low turnout, strange things can happen,” Sundwall, who plans to formally announce his candidacy next week, told the Glen Falls Post-Star.

To get on the ballot, Sundwall will need to collect 3,500 signatures within 12 days of Gov. David Paterson scheduling the special election.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarian Party of Washington State Convention scheduled March 28

The Libertarian Party of Washington will hold its state convention Sat., Mar. 28, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Issaquah.  The convention opens at 9:00 a.m., with the business session beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The convention will select a new Executive Committee, workshops on grassroots organizing, social media and communication Libertarian solutions.

Scheduled speakers include former Libertarian National Committee Chairman Dr. Jim Lark and Nirvana bassist and co-founder, and current chair of Fair Vote, Krist Novosleic.


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