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Libertarian Candidate Barr Blasts McCain

For Immediate Release Thursday, June 19, 2008 Article from the June 18 issue of the Washington Post The Washington Post – “Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee, offered a scathing critique of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) today and predicted he would garner substantial conservative Republican support in a handful of battleground states critical to […]

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McCain, Obama fail on energy

I’d be curious to find out what McCain meant when he said energy conservative “is no longer just a moral luxury or a personal virtue,” instead calling it a “critical national goal.”   Such charged language leaves much to be interpreted and even more to be feared, especially when these words are coming from an […]

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Libertarian Party asks McCain: 'What's so wrong with habeas corpus?'

For Immediate Release Monday, June 16, 2008 Party questions the GOP front man’s enmity to the “Great Writ” The Libertarian Party is questioning comments made by Sen. John McCain following the recent Supreme Court decision that granted the right of habeas corpus to detainees in Guantanamo Bay. “We’d like to ask John McCain what’s so […]

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LP vs. CP

We often get emails at Libertarian Party headquarters asking what exactly are the differences between the Libertarian Party and the Constitution Party.  The confusion is understandable, especially for party outsiders who are just beginning to look at either as a new political home.  The question of the differences in the parties has become even more […]

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Libertarian Party commends Paul for opening 'doors for liberty'

For Immediate Release Friday, June 13, 2008 Party says Paul fought an uphill battle for liberty in his quest for the GOP nomination Following the close of Ron Paul’s presidential campaign, the Libertarian Party thanked Paul for all that he had done for liberty in his presidential bid. “Paul fought an uphill battle for liberty […]

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Paul tips hat to Barr

Tipping his hat to his former colleague in Congress while rejecting calls to support John McCain–his party’s presumptive nominee–Ron Paul had some nice words for LP presidential candidate Bob Barr in a recent interview.  When talking to CNN host John Roberts, Paul stated that Barr represented the values of the Libertarian Party well. 

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Democrats work against gas price relief

For Immediate Release Thursday, June 12, 2008 Recent legislative efforts by Democrats work against reducing the price of gas for Americans While Americans are struggling to keep their vehicles fueled without breaking the bank, Democrats in Congress have promoted a string of legislation that would increase the cost of gas for consumers. “Americans are paying […]

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Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate finishes ballot access drive

For Immediate Release Monday, June 9, 2008 Redpath says Virginians do not need “six more years of the same two parties” Libertarian Party National Chairman and candidate for U.S. Senate William Redpath will deliver more than 16,000 signatures to the Virginia State Board of Elections on Tuesday in Richmond, concluding more than two months of […]

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Chasing the Devil

“And when the last law was down, and the Devil turned round on you–where would you hide…the laws all being flat? This country’s planted thick with laws from coast to coast…and if you cut them down…d’you really think you could stand upright in the winds that would blow then? Yes, I’d give the Devil benefit […]

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“MeetUp” with other LP volunteers

A message from Austin Petersen, LP volunteer coordinator: In keeping with solidarity: Hello everyone, Austin Petersen is at your service! I’m hard at work building strong new coalitions across the country for our cause. Ballot access is coming slowly but surely. I am scouring the internet for volunteers, placing ads, sending emails to Libertarian and […]

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Selected LP Daily Polls from April

The following are selected Daily Poll results from last month. A general synopsis of the results are that of those that responded: only 17 percent consider Obama to be a political outsider; most would prefer to face Hillary in the general election; nearly a majority believe McCain’s military experience does not give him more credibility […]

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