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Executive Director Shane Cory resigns from the Libertarian National Committee

For Immediate Release Saturday, May 3, 2008 Washington, D.C. – Executive Director Shane Cory has stepped down this week from his staff position with the Libertarian Party. “I have come to appreciate his talent and professional performance,” says Libertarian Party Chairman William Redpath, expressing his thanks for Cory’s outstanding service to the LP. “Also, as […]

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Put farm subsidies out to pasture

For Immediate Release Friday, May 2, 2008 Blocking the farm bill’s renewal would put an end to welfare for farmers WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress attempts to put together a farm bill stacked with subsidies and other expensive programs at the taxpayer’s expense, the Libertarian Party is calling for the bill to be scrapped completely. […]

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Sen. Janus McCain

For Immediate Release Thursday, May 1, 2008 McCain’s policies are two faces looking in opposite directions WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Libertarian Party is questioning how John McCain plans to pay for campaign promises of cutting taxes in a statement released by Libertarian Party Chairman William Redpath: “McCain is essentially playing the role of Janus, with […]

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Government beefs up as economy flattens out

For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Government jobs increase by biggest rate in six years as economy struggles to grow WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the economy struggles to grow, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that local, state and federal governments have added a combined 76,800 jobs in the first quarter of 2008, […]

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Spoiling the spoiled

For Immediate Release Monday, April 28, 2008 The Libertarian Party maintains high hopes for 2008 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Libertarian Party says that the surge of criticism regarding its potential as a spoiler in the 2008 presidential election is understandable, but that the time for political expediency in American politics is finished. “Far too long […]

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Ration government, not food

For Immediate Release Monday, April 28, 2008 Food rationing in America represents the ultimate failure of government regulation Washington, D.C. – Food rationing has started for the first time in the United States as food prices soar across the nation. The Libertarian Party blames government regulation for the worsening economic and food conditions in a […]

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Protecting the pajamas journalist

For Immediate Release Monday, April 28, 2008 New legislation would protect the few people who can hold politicians accountable “These guys really don’t get the credit they deserve for all the work they’ve done to create accountability and transparency in American politics,” says Andrew Davis, national media coordinator for the Libertarian Party. “Often, bloggers are […]

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Reduce, reuse and recycle government

For Immediate Release Tuesday, April 22, 2008 “Going green” means shrinking government and eliminating waste WASHINGTON, D.C. – In celebration of Earth Day, the Libertarian Party issued a statement from Executive Director Shane Cory calling for a reduction in government in what he says is the best way to go ‘green:’ “The best way to […]

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New DNA collection raises privacy concerns

For Immediate Release Friday, April 18, 2008 Violates tradition of ‘innocent until proven guilty’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Libertarian Party issued a statement from Executive Director Shane Cory following the announcement of the federal government’s new practice of collecting DNA data from people arrested, though not convicted, for federal offenses: “The new practice of collecting […]

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Government is not the panacea for an ailing economy

For Immediate Release Thursday, April 10, 2008 The Libertarian Party warns against excessive government regulation in response to a staggering economy Washington, D.C. – The Libertarian Party is warning against excessive and rash government intervention in the U.S. economy in response to recent market woes. Libertarian Party National Chairman William Redpath commented today: “It is […]

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Libertarian Party sends condolences to the Republican National Committee

For Immediate Release Thursday, February 7, 2008 Washington, D.C. – Following a solid McCain victory in the Super Tuesday primaries, the Libertarian Party has sent Republican headquarters a funeral wreath marking the death of limited-government values within the Republican Party. The wreath was hand-delivered to the D.C. offices of the Republican National Committee. “We simply […]

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A letter to pro-FISA Democratic Senators

For Immediate Release Wednesday, January 23, 2008 Letters sent to Senate Democrats who voted for the FISA amendments The Libertarian Party has sent letters to 22 Democratic Senators who voted for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act amendments in August of last year, urging them to reconsider against an upcoming Senate bill that would make those […]

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