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Voters Fail to Remove Omaha Mayor From Office

Mayor Jim Suttle Narrowly Survives Recall 

OMAHA, NE – January 26, 2011-Libertarian Party of Nebraska Communications Director Randy Eshelman issued the following statement:

"Yesterday, Omaha voters exercised their right to fire, or not to fire in this case, their elected CEO. Jim Suttle remained employed as Mayor after months of petitioning, an administration-led court battle, and still-under-investigation anti-recall group efforts.

LP Monday Message: It's time to "YouCut" body scanners

January 24, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

We've heard Republican members of Congress repeatedly claim that they are going to cut federal spending. Yeah, right.

I want to suggest a way you can help hold them accountable. The new House majority leader, Eric Cantor, has created a website called "YouCut" where people can suggest ways to cut spending.

Libertarian candidate Rex Bell got historic percentage in Indiana

In November 2010, Rex Bell ran for Indiana state representative and got 20.78%, against both a Republican and a Democrat. According to Ballot Access News, that is the first time in 85 years that any party candidate (other than a Republican or Democrat) has gotten more than 20% for Indiana legislature, running against both a Republican and a Democrat.

Congratulations to Rex Bell and the Indiana LP.

Elected Libertarians panel added to LP.org homepage

Elected LibertariansThe LP website has a new addition! In order to get to know our elected officials better, there is now an "Elected Libertarians" section that was recently added to the right side of our homepage.

Recall of Mayor “Shuttle”

Complete November 2010 election results online

We have posted a table with results for 800 Libertarian candidates in the November 2, 2010 election. Link to November 2010 election results page. At the bottom of the page there is also a spreadsheet file for anyone who would like more details or would like to analyze the results. Libertarians got a total of 15.3 million votes in November 2010, compared to 12.6 million in 2008, and 12.8 million in 2006.

Bumbling Omaha Mayor Attempts Chicago-Style Politics as Recall Election Looms

The latest blunder in a string of blunders by Omaha Mayor Jim “I’m not subtle about Omaha” Suttle and his “Forward Omaha” lackeys may impact local charities that help the homeless.  Fears are rising that donations to homeless shelters will dry-up if Omaha citizens blame charities for the Mayor’s attempt to bus, then allegedly pay homeless persons to vote early in the recall election. 

LP Monday Message: Republicans are about to double-cross Tea Partiers

January 17, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. MLK suffered serious personal risk to fight against government violations of the rights of minorities. I'm glad we remember him each year.

Although it's a day off for many people, we're hard at work at LP Headquarters today. We've spent the weekend working on some internal computer upgrades, and hopefully we can complete that project today.

We also have a new video on our home page for you.

TSA: Airport Security is Impossible says William Stone III

The concept of “airport security” is actually Access Control.  ”Access Control” is a catch-all concept that basically boils down to the idea of controlling who can get into a particular area and who can’t.

The reason that access control is impossible in an airport is very, very simple.  The underpinning of all access control is this concept:

Deny access to everyone but a few individuals.

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