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'Let them fail'

For Immediate Release Tuesday, July 15, 2008 Government bailouts of Freddie and Fannie like giving candy to problem children “Let them fail,” says Libertarian Party spokesperson Andrew Davis, referring to the mortgage institutions Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, who the Bush administration has said it plans to rescue from financial collapse. “Let them fail, and […]

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Help us in West Virginia

For those that have been following the LP’s ballot access journey for 2008, the goal has been 48 states–standard for the Party since becoming the third largest political party in the United States.  The LP’s success with ballot access is partially why it can legitimately claim to hold this status.

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The new GOP platform

A little satire for the campaign season… Utilizing the Internet in helping to retool the party’s platform for 2008, the Republican National Committee has turned to online suggestions from those who log on to the new site gopplatform2008.com.  Believing that town hall-styled platform debates don’t get enough feedback from the people who attend, the RNC […]

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Telecom immunity fails to render justice to the American people

For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Obama had chance stand for liberty, but did not The Libertarian Party says that Republicans and Democrats have failed the American people by allowing telecommunication companies complicit in the Bush administration’s illegal wiretap program to go without punishment. “Civil liberties were violated, and only 28 senators cared to […]

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Mocha-flavored capitalism

When Starbucks announced that it was shutting the doors on 600 stores across the United States, American coffee-drinkers took a second while sipping on their caramel macchiatos and skinny mocha lattes to reflect upon a very real manifestation of our current economic woes.  For many, a cup of coffee that now cost as much as […]

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Record low in Congressional approval 'a dire prognosis for the future of the political establishment'

For Immediate Release Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Party says Republicans and Democrats are barely distinguishable “Single digit approval ratings for Congress are a dire prognosis for the future of the political establishment,” says Libertarian Party National Chairman William Redpath, referring to today’s Rasmussen poll that gives Congress the worst approval rating since Rasmussen began tracking […]

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Libertarian Party says 'Iran should not be the new Iraq'

For Immediate Release Thursday, July 3, 2008 Says attacking Iran would be opening Pandora’s box The Libertarian Party is calling for restraint in words and actions when dealing with Iran. “The charged rhetoric from the Bush administration regarding Iran is very similar to that which was common in the lead up to the war with […]

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Differences in Denver

Libertarian National Convention in Denver Democratic National Convention in Denver Purely by coincidence (as that we picked first), Denver will play host to both the Libertarian National Convention and the Democratic National Convention this year.  Libertarians descended on Denver at the end of May, enjoying the relaxed and libertarian-friendly environment of Colorado’s capital city.  Absent […]

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Call talk radio!

From the Libertarian Party’s Volunteer Coordinator, Austin Petersen: “They said that there were only about two or three dozen spammers out there, and it looks like there’s a lot more," said Texas Congressman Ron Paul in a speech to 5,000 people in Philadelphia.

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Party mourns passing of International Society for Individual Liberty President

For Immediate Release Monday, June 30, 2008 Offers gratitude for Miller’s service in his work for more liberty The Libertarian National Committee expresses our sorrow on the passing of Vince Miller, president of the International Society for Individual Liberty (ISIL). His many accomplishments include the founding in 1980 of Libertarian International, which subsequently merged with […]

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