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Libertarians urge “no” vote on $1.9 trillion Waxman-Markey tax hike

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Pelosi hopes to rush tax hike to a vote this week

WASHINGTON – America’s third largest party urged the U.S. House Tuesday to defeat plans for a $1.9 trillion energy tax hike over eight years.  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is attempting to rush H.R. 2454, the Waxman-Markey energy tax bill, to a vote this week.

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Libertarian Party Candidate Endorsements

While Libertarian Party Presidential Nominee Bob Barr continues to dominate the media as the leading alternative to Senators Barack Obama and John McCain, other Libertarian candidates across the nation have been getting the nod from local and state media outlets.  The following are endorsements and positive mentions of Libertarians running for public office.

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A Libertarian song for the tax filing blues

It's springtime! So many great things to do. Going to festivals. Watching kids play ball. Breathing in the sweet smell of flowers blooming.

But wait ...

Many of us miss out on these pleasures because we're inside searching for receipts, toiling over tax forms, and scrambling to find an accountant.

What's worse, some of us have to write big fat checks to the IRS and/or a state government treasury — on top of the thousands of dollars they already took from our paychecks.

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Libertarian Party bucks trend with 11% increase in voter registration

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WASHINGTON - According to ballot access expert Richard Winger, Libertarian Party voter registration in the U.S. has grown 11.4% since late 2012. Registration in all other nationally-organized parties has decreased.

According to Winger, the most recent figures available from state governments show that there were 368,561 registered Libertarians in March 2014, compared to 330,811 in November 2012.

Thirty states and the District of Columbia allow voters to include a party affiliation with their voter registration.

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Republican roots of rotten Common Core

As a number of state governments struggle with Common Core education rules, the Libertarian Party (LP) cites Common Core as a reason to get government out of education.

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Florida campaign shows continued growth of Libertarian votes

Lucas Overby for Congress in FloridaLibertarian Lucas Overby won 4.8 percent of the vote in a very tight three-way race for Florida's 13th congressional district held on March 11, demonstrating continued strong and rising vote totals for Libertarians.

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'Obama's military spending cuts equal military spending increases,' says Libertarian Party

Libertarian Party candidates say:
  • Cut military spending immediately by at least 60%.
  • Stay out of Syria and Ukraine.

While the Libertarian Party strongly agrees with the need to downsize the U.S.

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Libertarian Party response to 2014 State of the Union address

Libertarian Party response to 2014 State of the Union addressWASHINGTON — Libertarian Party Executive Director Wes Benedict issued the following statement today in response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address:

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LP response to President Barack Obama's announced plan for minor reforms of NSA mass surveillance

Government phone snooping demands immediate repeal of Patriot Act, FISA, NDAAStatement from Geoffrey J.

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Latest federal budget deal screams, 'Vote Libertarian'

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced a budget deal on Dec. 10 that keeps spending high. Photo by Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced a budget deal
on Dec. 10 that keeps spending high.

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