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Sen. Janus McCain

For Immediate Release Thursday, May 1, 2008 McCain’s policies are two faces looking in opposite directions WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Libertarian Party is questioning how John McCain plans to pay for campaign promises of cutting taxes in a statement released by Libertarian Party Chairman William Redpath: “McCain is essentially playing the role of Janus, with […]

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Spoiling the spoiled

For Immediate Release Monday, April 28, 2008 The Libertarian Party maintains high hopes for 2008 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Libertarian Party says that the surge of criticism regarding its potential as a spoiler in the 2008 presidential election is understandable, but that the time for political expediency in American politics is finished. “Far too long […]

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Protecting the pajamas journalist

For Immediate Release Monday, April 28, 2008 New legislation would protect the few people who can hold politicians accountable “These guys really don’t get the credit they deserve for all the work they’ve done to create accountability and transparency in American politics,” says Andrew Davis, national media coordinator for the Libertarian Party. “Often, bloggers are […]

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Ration government, not food

For Immediate Release Monday, April 28, 2008 Food rationing in America represents the ultimate failure of government regulation Washington, D.C. – Food rationing has started for the first time in the United States as food prices soar across the nation. The Libertarian Party blames government regulation for the worsening economic and food conditions in a […]

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Reduce, reuse and recycle government

For Immediate Release Tuesday, April 22, 2008 “Going green” means shrinking government and eliminating waste WASHINGTON, D.C. – In celebration of Earth Day, the Libertarian Party issued a statement from Executive Director Shane Cory calling for a reduction in government in what he says is the best way to go ‘green:’ “The best way to […]

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New DNA collection raises privacy concerns

For Immediate Release Friday, April 18, 2008 Violates tradition of ‘innocent until proven guilty’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Libertarian Party issued a statement from Executive Director Shane Cory following the announcement of the federal government’s new practice of collecting DNA data from people arrested, though not convicted, for federal offenses: “The new practice of collecting […]

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Government is not the panacea for an ailing economy

For Immediate Release Thursday, April 10, 2008 The Libertarian Party warns against excessive government regulation in response to a staggering economy Washington, D.C. – The Libertarian Party is warning against excessive and rash government intervention in the U.S. economy in response to recent market woes. Libertarian Party National Chairman William Redpath commented today: “It is […]

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Libertarian Party sends condolences to the Republican National Committee

For Immediate Release Thursday, February 7, 2008 Washington, D.C. – Following a solid McCain victory in the Super Tuesday primaries, the Libertarian Party has sent Republican headquarters a funeral wreath marking the death of limited-government values within the Republican Party. The wreath was hand-delivered to the D.C. offices of the Republican National Committee. “We simply […]

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A letter to pro-FISA Democratic Senators

For Immediate Release Wednesday, January 23, 2008 Letters sent to Senate Democrats who voted for the FISA amendments The Libertarian Party has sent letters to 22 Democratic Senators who voted for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act amendments in August of last year, urging them to reconsider against an upcoming Senate bill that would make those […]

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Libertarian Party Says "No Way" to FISA Amendment

For Immediate Release Tuesday, September 25, 2007 Libertarian Party rejects President Bush’s claim that warrantless wiretapping is essential to United States security The Libertarian Party rejects President Bush’s claims that the “Protect America Act” needs to be made permanent, citing that the bill fails to live up to its name and only limits American civil […]

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Recognizing the increasing evidence of widespread inappropriate use of force by law enforcement, I am committed to listening and then doing what I can to end police misconduct.

I am also committed to ending the drug war, qualified immunity, no-knock warrants, and other misguided policies which create the setting conducive to much of this violence.

Dr. Jo Jorgensen
Libertarian Candidate for President

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