Press Releases and Party News

Libertarian Party

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 […]

Continue Reading
Libertarian Party

McCain four more years of the same

For Immediate Release Friday, June 6, 2008 McCain fails to separate himself from the Constitution-defying programs of his predecessor The Libertarian Party is questioning John McCain’s rhetoric of bringing “real change” to Washington after it was revealed by a McCain adviser that the Republican presidential candidate supports the warrantless wiretap programs of the Bush administration. […]

Continue Reading
Libertarian Party

Chasing the Devil

“And when the last law was down, and the Devil turned round on you–where would you hide…the laws all being flat? This country’s planted thick with laws from coast to coast…and if you cut them down…d’you really think you could stand upright in the winds that would blow then? Yes, I’d give the Devil benefit […]

Continue Reading 0
Libertarian Party

Can the feds really micromanage the environment?

For Immediate Release Tuesday, June 3, 2008 Lieberman-Warner bill assumes the federal government can control the weather Joining the debate surrounding the Lieberman-Warner Climate Securities Act of 2007, the Libertarian Party issued the following statement from party spokesperson Andrew Davis: “The idea that the federal government can micromanage the global environment is about as absurd […]

Continue Reading
Libertarian Party

An Open Letter to Congress

For Immediate Release Monday, June 2, 2008 Taxpayers Oppose Title III of the Farm Bill The Libertarian Party is one of 28 taxpayer groups to sign on to a National Taxpayers Union (NTU) letter to congress in opposition to Title III of the Farm Bill, which will cost Americans millions of dollars in wasteful spending. […]

Continue Reading
Libertarian Party

Start Your Own Bob Barr Meetup Group!

All right Libertarian activists, it’s time to get busy. We only have a few short months before the Nov. elections and we need to build up local bases of operations in our local communities. Terry of Cape Girardeau, Missouri sent me this email today: Hi Austin, I recently joined the Libertarian Party and have started […]

Continue Reading 0
Libertarian Party

“MeetUp” with other LP volunteers

A message from Austin Petersen, LP volunteer coordinator: In keeping with solidarity: Hello everyone, Austin Petersen is at your service! I’m hard at work building strong new coalitions across the country for our cause. Ballot access is coming slowly but surely. I am scouring the internet for volunteers, placing ads, sending emails to Libertarian and […]

Continue Reading 0
Libertarian Party

Selected LP Daily Polls from April

The following are selected Daily Poll results from last month. A general synopsis of the results are that of those that responded: only 17 percent consider Obama to be a political outsider; most would prefer to face Hillary in the general election; nearly a majority believe McCain’s military experience does not give him more credibility […]

Continue Reading 0
Libertarian Party

2008 Libertarian Party National Convention award recipients

For Immediate Release Friday, May 30, 2008 Top Honors given to LP members every two years The Libertarian Party proudly announces recipients of this year’s Thomas Paine, Samuel Adams, and Thomas Jefferson awards. These awards are given every two years at the biennial national conventions. They are given to individuals whose achievements place them among […]

Continue Reading
Libertarian Party

Huckabee is right: Libertarianism is a threat to Republican hypocrisy

For Immediate Release Thursday, May 29, 2008 Party responds to former GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee’s comments about the “threat” of libertarianism Washington, D.C. – In a recent interview with Huffington Post contributor Will Mari, former GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee called libertarianism “not an American message,” stating libertarianism was a “soulless type of economic […]

Continue Reading
Libertarian Party

Libertarian Party on track for record year!

For Immediate Release Wednesday, May 28, 2008 With your help, the LP could break all the records! Dear Libertarian, This past weekend, more than 650 Libertarian delegates from across the country came together in Denver, CO to select our ticket for the 2008 presidential race . Through much debate, both on the stage and on […]

Continue Reading