CS Monitor: Libertarians troubled by Sotomayor confirmation

The Christian Science Monitor, the multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning international newspaper, highlights the Libertarian Party in its coverage of the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor:

Donny Ferguson of the Libertarian Party called the confirmation “a significant defeat for individual, property, and gun rights.”

Fox News: Libertarians take on Democrat 'war on dissent'


Mob Rule or Democracy in Action? Health Care Debate Focuses on Opponents Over Substance

Democrats are stepping up their campaign against opponents of health care reforms, depicting town hall audiences protesting a Democratic-sponsored bill as angry mobs duped into hostile actions by special interest groups.

Indy Libertarians to hold school choice workshop

(Libertarians are the only party working to give parents more say in their child's education through school choice, as well as tax credits and vouchers to allow parents to "shop" for better schools with their own tax dollars.)

The Libertarian Party of Marion County, Indiana's Monthly Business Meeting well be held Tuesday, Aug. 11 at the historic 19th century Athenaeum Building, 401 East Michigan Street, downtown Indianapolis, home of the Rathskeller.

Monday Message: Elected Libertarians and candidates are getting things done

Dear friend,

Wendy Jones and Mark Byrne are doing great things for liberty.

Wendy is the Libertarian candidate for the Delaware State Senate in a special election being held today.  To be honest, she’s probably not going to win today.  But what she is doing is speaking with voters on the issues they care about and letting them know how Libertarians will create jobs, cut taxes, curb spending and protect your rights.

Government-run care means long waits, less innovation

Libertarian award-winning journalist John Stossel wants Americans to know one thing -- government-run health care means waiting in line for less advanced care.

In nations with government-run systems like the one proposed by Obama, citizens must register with the government just to be put on a waiting list for routine care like dentist visits.

Monds debuts new website

John Monds, the Libertarian candidate for Georgia governor, has a new and improved website at

Monds is running for governor because, like most Georgians, he wants to cut taxes, eliminate wasteful spending, improve local schools and get traffic moving again.

Why not head over to, take a look at let John know what you think by filling out the contact form?

Murphy to hold health care town hall, Aug. 8

Democrat Congressman Scott Murphy, representing New York's 20th Congressional District (Kinderhook/Glen Falls/Saratoga Springs) will hold a "town hall meeting" Aug. 8 on the proposed government takeover of health care.

Libertarians urge concerned citizens to ask Congressman Murphy if he will agree to vote "no" on any health care reform bill he has not personally read in its entirety.

Libertarian Party of Ohio Announces 2010 Candidates

Message from the Libertarian Party of Ohio

Obama's government-run health care is a pain. Literally.

Nationally-noted commentator Matthew Vadum, writing for The American Spectator, draws our attention to this article from London's Daily Telegraph, which you can reasonably expect to become a common occurance here in America under Barack Obama's proposed goverment takeover of health care.


A previous blog posting by an LP staffer may have given some the impression a reporter for the Politico newspaper had claimed a controversial current issue was being promoted by the Libertarian Party.  He did not.

The reporter was referring to activists associated with websites unrelated to the Libertarian Party.  He was not referring to the Libertarian Party, nor disparaging those who self-identify as libertarians.


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