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Libertarian Party of California Says the Failure of Propositions 1A Through 1E Signals Need for Real Budget Reform

Sub-Title: 

To erase the deficit, the California Legislature must address its addiction to spending

PANORAMA CITY, CA — The Libertarian Party of California (LPC) applauds the defeat of ballot propositions 1A through 1E, and notes that to eliminate the perennial budget deficit, the state legislature must confront its addiction to spending.

Your Monday Message: Democrats AND Republicans push rationed care

     Dear friend,

    Last week I shared with you the disturbing fact the White House wants total control of the nation’s health care system so they can ration your access to medical procedures.

     Well, it’s already happening in Oregon.

     Sarah McIntosh reports in this month’s “Health Care News” “the Oregon Health Services Commission has drawn up a formal procedure for rationing health care services available to recipients of taxpayer-subsidized coverage.”

Ken Kaplan

Governor,

Election Date: May 15, 2009

Location

NJ

Web: http://kaplanforgovernor.com/
Email: kennykap@aol.com
About the Candidate: 

NJ Libertarian Party Nominates Kenny Kaplan for Governor

New Brunswick, NJ - On Sunday, the NJ Libertarian Party State Committee unanimously selected Kenneth Kaplan to be the party’s candidate for Governor. Born in Newark, the 61 year old Kaplan grew up in West Orange but currently resides in Parsippany. He is a graduate from Brandeis University and NYU Law School. For twenty-two years, he was associated with the Archie Schwartz Company but currently serves as President of KenKap Realty Corp., a company he founded after a six year term at Edgerton Realty.

As Governor, Kaplan’s priorities are to phase out the state income tax and reduce the size and cost of government. Addressing affordable housing is one way he plans to solve this problem. Kaplan offers a creative solution to the decade’s long quest to create affordable housing in New Jersey.  He wants the state to enact legislation to supersede local zoning ordinances, removing zoning barriers.

“The current system prevents owners of single family homes from converting them to two family homes and the owners of two family homes from converting them to three families,” stated Kaplan. “This solution will solve the affordable housing crisis, not just for people moving into the new units, but also for many of whom might be senior citizens.”

He says his plan will allow senior citizens to remain in homes that have become too large or expensive for their needs. He believes this will fix the affordable housing problem, without the expenditure of any tax dollars.

Kaplan also wants to address key issues, such as same-sex marriage, education, and healthcare. He would push for an enactment of a marriage equality law to allow same sex couples to marry. “I see it as a civil rights issue, where all citizens should enjoy the same right,” stated Kaplan. Additionally, he also wants to see a state constitutional amendment to allow for greater flexibility in education. He views vouchers as an immediate way to give parents more choice in where their children attend school. Most importantly, Kaplan champions patients’ rights and seeks to pass a law that would allow medical marijuana to be grown or purchased legally, when prescribed by a doctor.

According to Kaplan, “We have many people in New Jersey suffering the effects of cancer, multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, and other ailments.  The humanitarian and compassionate thing to do is allow them legal access to a drug that could help them.”

Will: Obama's economic lawlessness

“We spent a fortune to elect Barack Obama — $60.7 million to be exact — and we’re proud of it,” Andy Stern, president of the Service Employees International Union, bragged in the May 10 Las Vegas Sun.

Oklahoma Ballot Access Action Alert!

An urgent alert from Oklahomans for Ballot Access Reform

Event

LNC Meeting

When:

Start date: 
Saturday, July 18, 2009 - 9:00am
End date: 
Sunday, July 19, 2009 - 7:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Central

Where:

Renaissance St. Louis Grand Suites Hotel
St. Louis, MO 63101

Description:

The next LNC Board Meeting is July 18th and 19th in St. Louis.
 
The hotel is the same as our convention hotel:
 
Renaissance St. Louis Grand & Suites Hotel
800 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63101 USA
Phone:  1-314-621-9600
Fax:  1-314-621-9601
Toll-free:  1-800-397-1282
Stacie.Adkisson@RenaissanceHotels.com
 
Follow the links below to make your reservation. The reservation screen is on your right side and it will be pre-filled with our group discount code which is: lnclnca

Event

Freedom Fest

When:

Start date: 
Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 9:00am
End date: 
Saturday, July 11, 2009 - 7:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Mountain

Where:

3645 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Description:

 

Franklin Perez

State Representative, District 33,

Election Date: May 14, 2009

Location

FL

Event

Arkansas Libertarian Party Convention

When:

Start date: 
Friday, May 29, 2009 - 9:00am
End date: 
Saturday, May 30, 2009 - 7:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Central

Where:

Comfort Inn and Suites
Little Rock, AR

Description:

Meeting Notices

The Second District of the Libertarian Party of Arkansas will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, May 16th, at 12:00 noon. The location will be Vino's Pizza Pub on Chester Street in downtown Little Rock. The meeting is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about the Libertarian Party so be sure and bring along your friends. Note: we reserve the right to limit participation and may ask non-members to leave for executive sessions dealing with party matters.

Contact: Jim Hudson by email at  second@arkansaslp.com

Andy LeCureaux

City Council,

Election Date: May 12, 2009

Location

MI

Email: alecureaux@yahoo.com

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