Libertarians urge “no” vote on $1.9 trillion Waxman-Markey tax hike
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.
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.
"Under a scorching September sun, Lauren McCarthy and Anthony Fraijo were unflaggingly chipper as they buttonholed Arizona State University students with one question: 'Are you happy with the two major parties?'
"If American military personnel alone were selecting the next president, the contest would be a dead heat between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, according to an exclusive new survey by Military Times and Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families.
The Weirton Daily Times of Weirton, WV interviewed West Virginia LP Secretary of State candidate John Buckley on September 21:
"This may be the libertarian moment, according to John Buckley, the Libertarian candidate for West Virginia Secretary of State.
For Immediate Release
GSA Denies National Security Briefings to Gary Johnson
Some parties are more equal than others...
Alexandria - The General Services Administration (GSA) has denied a request by the Libertarian Party to recognize Governor Gary Johnson as an eligible candidate for president under the Presidential Transition Act, thus denying him appropriate and equal access to security briefings and other relevant services provided for presidential candidates.
This puts him at a distinct disadvantage during the remainder of the campaign when questions about national security and foreign policy arise.
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