Event

Sen. Mike Gravel to Appear in DC Premier of Farragut North

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 8:00pm
End date: 
Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 10:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Eastern

Where:

1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314

Description:

Ron Paul, former LP Presidential candidate, supports property rights of Islamic cultural Center supporters

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20014453-503544.html

Libertarian Congressman Ron Paul is breaking with many of his fellow Republicans - among them his son Rand - to support the creation of the planned Islamic cultural center near the former site of the World Trade Center that has come to be known as the "ground zero mosque."

LP Monday Message: How to handle Ronald Reagan?

August 23, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

As the 2010 election approaches, a lot of Republican politicians are trying to posture as government-cutters, and they often hold up Ronald Reagan as an example.

But although Reagan often talked about supporting smaller government, most Libertarians know that in practice he did exactly the opposite. For example:

How should Libertarians deal with the myth that Ronald Reagan reduced government?

Don't bring it up, to avoid offending his fans.
8% (362 votes)
It's not a myth. Reagan really did shrink government.
15% (656 votes)
Libertarians should point out that Reagan grew government.
60% (2720 votes)
Blame government growth in the 1980s on everyone except Reagan.
5% (207 votes)
Other
13% (572 votes)
Total votes: 4517

An evening with JD Hayworth

David Nolan cactusLast night I attended a rally for J.D. Hayworth, the right-wing Republican challenger to John McCain. I did so only because I was invited by his Southern Arizona Coordinator, and I wanted to see what kind of support he's drawing, what their issues are, and so forth.

Pennsylvania Libertarian candidates pushed off the ballot

(Above: Lou Jasikoff, chairman of the Northeast Pennsylvania Libertarians, discusses the problem on the Sue Henry show)

Libertarian candidate Alex Snitker resigns day job to focus on campaign

Snitker familyLibertarian Alex Snitker is running for U.S. Senate in Florida. His campaign sent the following in an August 18 press release:

Republican Precinct Chair endorses Libertarian John Jay Myers for Congress

John  Jay Myers on red couchTexas Libertarian John Jay Myers is running for U.S. Representative in the 32nd District. A local Republican Party precinct chair endorsed Myers recently, writing this:

Libertarian candidate Art Lampitt needs help to enter debates

Lampit radio photoLibertarian Arthur Forest Lampitt, Jr. is running for Governor of Nevada. His campaign writes:

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