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Obama 'sold out' liberty on FISA compromise

For Immediate Release Monday, June 23, 2008 Party disappointed with Obama backpedaling on FISA The Libertarian Party condemned Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama for recently stating he does not oppose the Bush administration’s program of illegally spying on U.S. citizens. “Obama has sold out liberty in his refusal to stand up to Republicans on FISA,” […]

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LP gets a new MySpace

For those that have gone to the LP’s old MySpace account, you may have noticed that it hadn’t been updated in, well, a good bit of time. We actually got a number of emails calling attention to this fact.  However, we’re pleased to announce a brand new MySpace account that’s better looking, more informative and […]

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EU schools US on practical foreign policy with Cuba

For Immediate Release Friday, June 20, 2008 Libertarian Party encourages US to follow the EU’s lead on Cuban policy As the European Union prepares to lift its limited sanctions on Cuba, the Libertarian Party is encouraging the Bush administration to follow suit. “The United States could learn much from the EU’s decision to lift its […]

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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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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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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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