In what many consider an early Christmas present to residents of Omaha, Judge Peter Bataillion ruled on Thursday the petition effort that gained nearly 29,000 signatures in a 30-day period was done in accordance with Nebraska law and may now move forward with a Mayoral recall election. Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle lost in his attempt to have thousands of citizens’ signatures thrown out due to what he called illegal petition activities. The Omaha City Council has scheduled the recall election for January 25, 2011.
In a recent interview with ‘The Quarterly Review,’ Ron Paul had kind words to say about the role of minor parties in American politics.
When asked about his run as the Libertarian Presidential candidate in 1988, he responded, “Third parties can serve a useful educational function. I believe the Libertarian Party has done a great service in promoting the libertarian philosophy, and I continue to have many friends and supporters in the Libertarian Party as well as the Constitution Party. I even have some friends in the Green Party.”
From Rasmussen Reports - a commentary by Debra J. Saunders
In the last decade, the symbol for profligate federal spending was the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere" ... This decade the symbol for federal pork-barrel excess may well be Trains to Nowhere -- and if Democrats get their way, those boondoggles could span the country. At least in blue states.
On Tuesday, December 14 Libertarian Councilman Doug Burlison teamed up with fellow Councilman Dan Chiles at the Library Center in Springfield, MO to talk about medical marijuana. With approximately 100 in attendance, this forum proved to be very successful in its aim to educate people on a topic very often misunderstood.
The Libertarian National Committee is now accepting applications for our spring internship program. Primarily, the program is focused on expanding communication between the national office, party members, and potential members. This is accomplished by addressing questions about the party platform, participating in grassroots events, and online activism. In addition, interns assist with fundraising, blog writing, research, and administrative tasks.
California Libertarian, Tad Lumpkin, recently appeared on Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano for a video he recently created.
American Dream is a cartoon film about our monetary system and disastrous consequences of the Federal Reserve and a central banking system. On Freedom Watch, Lumpkin explains that his reason for creating this cartoon was to engage people in a topic that is otherwise difficult to understand while simultaneously bringing people together under the ideas of liberty and freedom.
Are TSA procedures really making us safer? - by Judge Jim Gray
Last year, thousands and thousands of Americans at the airport lost at least 30 minutes of their lifetimes by standing in longer lines and complying with all of the TSA's increasingly laborious, invasive and time-consuming restrictions.
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