In response to the escalation of threats of warfare by the Donald Trump administration, the Libertarian National Committee adopted the following resolution at its quarterly meeting last weekend: “Resolved, the Libertarian National Committee calls for the immediate U.S. government withdrawal from NATO.” President Trump’s foreign policy seems to depend on which advisor he talked to […]
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The Libertarian Party condemns the scheduled Aug. 22 execution of Marcellus Williams by the State of Missouri — both as a shocking miscarriage of justice for the individual and as another tragic example of the immorality that lies at the root of capital punishment and its use nationwide. In 2001, Mr. Williams was convicted and […]
Libertarian National Committee Executive Director Wes Benedict issued the following statement: The Libertarian Party condemns bigotry as irrational and repugnant, and offers its condolences to the family of the woman killed in Charlottesville, Va. There is no room for racists and bigots in the Libertarian Party. If there are white nationalists who — inappropriately — […]
Libertarian Party registration has grown by nearly 25 percent in the past year while Republican and Democratic registration continues to shrink, according to a report in Ballot Access News. In 2016, the Libertarian Party increased to over 511,000 registrants. Ballot Access News points out that the Libertarians are the first U.S. political party other than […]
Richard Fields The Libertarian National Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Fields as LNC press secretary. “More than 40 people applied for the position,” said LNC Executive Director Wes Benedict. “LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark and I interviewed 20 of the top applicants by phone. We were impressed. It was great to see […]
Last week, Senate Republicans trotted out three different prescriptions to the public-private boondoggle that is Obamacare, with each one failing despite a GOP majority in the upper chamber of Congress. President Donald Trump’s quite literal use of the bully pulpit backfired within his own party. “Sens. Susan Collins, John McCain, and Lisa Murkowski deserve praise […]
The June issue of LP News is ready to view online. Click here to read coverage of election victories, elected officials joining the Libertarian Party, campaign activities, national and affiliate party accomplishments, and more.
First they came for those who traded Liberty Dollars, and I said nothing— because I had no Liberty Dollars. Then they came for Bitcoin exchange vendors, and I said nothing— because I had no bitcoins. Then they came for the rest of us whose only currency was Federal Reserve notes… Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the […]
The April issue of LP News is ready to view online. Click here to read coverage of elected officials joining the Libertarian Party, court victories, campaign activities, our 2016 annual report, national and affiliate party accomplishments, and more.
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Jon Bombach It’s an uphill battle. But Libertarian Jon Bombach is determined to take on the crony capitalism he believes is plaguing Baltimore. “In every neighborhood I lived in — from Seton Hill to Little Italy — people shared the same stories,” he recalls. “Business owners facing stiff regulations. Basic services not being met.” But he saw […]