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LP Monday Message: See Sarvis run!? 2013 list

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Washington Times column features LP call to stay out of Syria

From "Inside the Beltway," on page 2 of the Washington Times (Sept. 6, 2013):

“Syria is not threatening our country. We have no national interest in intervening there. There are no reasons for the U.S. to support either the Assad dictatorship or the opposition warlords,” declares Liberarian Party Chairman Geoffrey Neale.

Read full column here.

Connecticut Libertarian aims to boldly downsize city government backed by slate of LP candidates

William H. Russell - Libertarian for Mayor, Norwich, CT
William H. Russell,
Libertarian for Mayor

New York LP fields record 8 candidates in NYC for November election

Libertarian Party of New YorkThe Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island chapters of the Libertarian Party pulled together to get a record eight candidates on the ballot as Libertarians for various local offices throughout the nation's largest city this November, reported LPNY Chair Mark Axinn. This represents the most LP candidates that have ever run for local office during a single New York City election.

Libertarian response to question about whether President Barack Obama’s vacation is overly extravagant

President Obama’s vacation on Martha’s Vineyard,
which cost taxpayers an estimated $250,000–$500,000,
is chump change compared to what the federal government spends
every hour ($434,132,420.00) of every day ($10,419,178,082.00).

Fox News covers Libertarian Sarvis, Virginia candidate for governor

Rob Sarvis
Rob Sarvis,
LP Virginia
Candidate for Governor

Rob Sarvis' governor campaign continues to gather momentum, with recent coverage including home page of Fox News national web site.

Fox News reports:

Libertarian Alex Thornton nominated for state senate in SC special election

Today the South Carolina Libertarian Party nominated Alex Thornton for the special election for state senate on October 1, 2013 vacated by incumbent Robert Ford. Libertarian Rodney Travis also sought the nomination.

Ms. Thornton aims to reduce government waste and reduce taxes on working-class citizens. One benefit she sees arising from less government is "increased competition in fields such as healthcare, driving down the cost, and increasing the quality of service."

Campaign website:

Libertarian for governor in Florida polling at 9%

Adrian Wyllie
Adrian Wyllie,
LP Florida
Candidate for Governor


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