Press Release

For Immediate Release

John Hospers, first Libertarian presidential nominee, dies at 93

WASHINGTON - John Hospers, the Libertarian Party's first presidential nominee in 1972, died on June 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 93.

Hospers became the Libertarian Party's first nominee for U.S. President at its first national convention in Colorado on June 18, 1972. Hospers and his running mate, Tonie Nathan, each received one electoral vote in the 1972 election from Roger MacBride, a renegade elector in Virginia.

Hospers was a professor of philosophy at several universities, including the University of Southern California.

LP at Gay Pride DC 6/12/11

Cash for Clunkers - Mark Grannis

"Dumbest government program ever!"

Gurgaon, the Libertarian Paradise from Mother Jones

| Fri Jun. 10, 2011 9:25 AM PDT

This is a fascinating story:


Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarians say marriage equality only one step toward ending legal discrimination

WASHINGTON - While supporting steps taken over the past several years to end the unequal treatment of gays in the area of marriage, Libertarians say a just society is one in which no law depends on one's sexual identity.

Why I ran for office - Mark Grannis

"I guess I was talked into the view that when you see something that needs to be done, you ought to step up and do it."

The Weiner Paradox by Dr. Tibor Machan

What is most puzzling about the scandal with Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-New York) isn't how stupid the man has been and apparently managed to be to the last moment before he came clean (enough).

TSA - Mark Grannis

"There could be Liberty Airlines, where people like me would fly and you know you'd be allowed to bring your gun, cased and unloaded."

Subsidies - Mark Grannis

"The most successful ones are the ones that benefit really small groups of people who can concentrate their political effort behind it."

Hawaii Pacific University

Contact:  Prof. Ken Schoolland (College of Business)

(808) 389-1998


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