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LP NY welcomes elected official, ballot access wins in Maine & Va., and more

 

News from the Libertarian Party:

LP in New York welcomes elected official known as “taxpayers’ watchdog” Virginia LP gubernatorial candidate on the ballot Libertarian Party now qualified in Maine “Libertarians Working for You!” episodes with activists, candidates, and elected officials from Alabama, Arizona, California, Illinois, Maine, Texas 2017 Libertarian Party state conventions LP […]

PeaceOptions – How Far Will Your Hate Go?

 

 

How Far Will Your Hate Go? Jun 23, 2017 02:46 pm | John Dennison

It’s no secret Democrats hate Trump. In fact, they’ve turned it into a fine art form. Starting with the election and continuing daily, a never-ending crescendo of vitriol has been spewing forth from liberal Democrats against Trump and […]

One Subject at a Time reintroduced in U.S. House and…

 

 

 

 

 

We have VERY good news to report on the Downsize DC Agenda. RETWEET

Rep. Mia Love has reintroduced the One Subject at a Time Act (H.R. 395).

The 115th Congressional session just started, and it lasts two years. This is the earliest any of our bills has ever […]

NH Rep. Phinney switches to Libertarian Party

 

For immediate release June 27, 2017

New Hampshire Rep. Brandon Phinney switches to Libertarian Party Brandon Phinney, Libertarian state representative in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. — Rep. Brandon Phinney (Strafford 24), formerly a member of the Republican Party, announced today on the State House steps he is changing his party affiliation to Libertarian.

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PeaceOptions – Government Hacks Our Wifi Routers

 

Government Hacks Our Wifi Routers Jun 21, 2017 08:36 am | John Dennison

It’s not enough that the NSA can sweep up all our email, text and phone conversations. Neither is the fact the CIA has software that allows them to hack our phones and smart TVs to turn them into hot mikes […]

Healthcare proposal #1: Restore natural prices & make them visible

 

 

 

 

 

Things cost more when you can’t see their price. Retweet

Downsize DC is promoting 20 proposals designed to replace Obamacare with consumer controlled, free market medicine. A major effect of these proposals would be to make healthcare costs visible to patients. And that’s because restoring natural prices is the […]

How you can help accelerate our growth

 

All over the country, from Utah to Nebraska, and from Iowa to New Hampshire, liberty-minded legislators are joining their true political home, the Libertarian Party.

 

Our bold vision for empowering people by bringing down government barriers appeals to principled legislators from all parts of the traditional political spectrum.

 

Yesterday, we […]

What happened to gun bills in the 2017 Florida legislative session?

 

What happened to gun bills in the 2017 legislative session?

In the wake of the tragic Pulse Nightclub shooting and the Ft. Lauderdale Airport shooting, Senator Greg Steube filed several gun bills repealing state mandated “gun free zones” such as airports and college campuses for the 2017 session. The Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale […]

PeaceOptions – When Will the Political Violence End?

 

When Will the Political Violence End? Jun 14, 2017 03:04 pm | John Dennison

Too many have been hurt. Too many have died. Yet still the political violence continues unabated. Just today House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot AT A BALLFIELD in Virginia along with several others by a “lone gunman” in […]

Is Donald Trump a cancer? Or…

 

 

 

 

 

Send lawyers, guns, and money… The immigration taboo. RETWEET

Dear DC Downsizers,

If you have principles, a brain, and a heart then I ask you to please pay close attention because…

Downsize DC has been injured for standing up for principles. Now…

Maybe you don’t agree with one or […]

Special Session Produced Corporate Welfare Lite

 

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Special Session Produced Corporate Welfare Lite

As far as I know, light beer is still beer. It may be […]

Military personnel vital to Libertarian Party, Carla Howell moves on, candidates rattling cages, and more

 

News from the Libertarian Party:

Thanks to Carla Howell for her service as National LP Political Director Libertarian Gary St. Fleur rattling cages in Scranton mayoral race Salon magazine interviews Libertarian Party chair on the war on drugs Greg Creswell running in first-ever LP Michigan primary Michelle Darnell running in special election for […]

Leadership tips for county and state affiliate leaders

You are invited to a special conference call on Leadership Tips for County and State Affiliate Leaders featuring Pat Dixon

Monday, July 10

 

6 PM Pacific

7 PM Mountain

8 PM Central

9 PM Eastern

 

Pat Dixon has served as chair of the Travis County Libertarian Party (Austin, TX), […]

What will your Independence Day resolution be?

 

 

Over 200 years ago, our founders had the audacity to take on the most powerful bully on the planet: King George.

 

And, despite incredible odds, they won.

 

But, sadly, our liberties are still at risk, every day.

 

Today, we continue to denounce oppressive taxes, intrusive government, interventionist foreign […]

PeaceOptions – Do You Believe in God?

 

Do You Believe in God? Jun 11, 2017 11:13 am | John Dennison

Do you believe in God, or some other source or power behind the mystery of life and the creation of all that is? I do. I don’t know why I do. I just do. Some say there’s a “God gene” […]

Regarding my new position on the Bob White for Florida Governor campaign team

Many of you could be very surprised that I decided to accept the position of Campaign Manager for the Bob White for Florida Governor campaign. I wanted to send out an email explaining my actions and why YOU should support Bob in his run for governor.

After the 2016 election I made a decision to […]

Alex Snitker on Political Connections regarding the 2017 Florida Legislative Session

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A lack of choice is unfair

 

The last week of June was important in many ways for advocates of school choice. At the federal level, the US Supreme Court, according to Qartz, “made rulings on two cases in Missouri and Colorado that, while concerning small issues within specific school districts, likely have massive ramifications on the country’s entire […]

SPECIAL SESSION ALERT: New economic incentive program in special session leads to more questions than answers

SPECIAL SESSION ALERT: New economic incentive program in special session leads to more questions than answers

We are now in day 2 of a 3-day special session called by Governor Scott, Speaker Corcoran and Senate President Negron. The special session was called after Governor Scott and Speaker Corcoran along with President Negron agreed to […]

Libertarians condemn government persecution of Bitcoin exchange vendor

 

For immediate release June 6, 2017

Libertarian Party condemns government persecution of Bitcoin exchange vendor

First they came for those who traded Liberty Dollars, and I said nothing— because I had no Liberty Dollars. Then they came for Bitcoin exchange vendors, and I said nothing— because I had no bitcoins. Then they came […]

Thursday: Can you make “Southeast Libertarian mixer/supper club”?

Thursday Southeast Libertarian mixer/supper club Greater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group Thursday, July 6, 2017 7:30 PM Mimi’s Cafe 8455 Firestone Blvd. Downey, CA We discuss current events and plans for the future and make new friends, in a convivial and welcoming setting. Learn more Social […]

American Spectator: Foreign Government Messes with US Election and it’s NOT Russia

Special Report: How Brennan and Some Brits Tried to Tip Election for Hillary

BY: GEORGE NEUMAYRThey investigated candidate Trump and then planted smears in the English press about it.

Christopher Steele is the former British spy who compiled the “garbage” dossier on Trump-Russia ties, as Bob Woodward put it. That garbage dossier was cravenly […]

Why so-called socialism is anti-social

 

 

 

 

 

An initiative of the Downsize DC Foundation

 

Political socialism is anti-social. Retweet

By Perry Willis

Socialism is a tricky word used by tricky people. For one thing, the word never seems to mean the same thing from one moment to the next. Originally…

Socialism meant that […]

Thoughts on a Dull General Election

 

A Few Words on the General Election by Sean Gabb (29th April 2017)

Unless I fall under a bus before polling day, this will be the tenth General Election in which I have voted. It may be long-term electoral fatigue that leaves me so unexcited by and uninterested in the process. Or it […]

Gut Trump’s “travel ban” by repealing the laws that authorized it

 

 

What does the Constitution say about Trump’s “travel ban?” Retweet

We have a NEW campaign to fight the Trump travel ban. The sample letter to Congress below explains the issue, but first a bit of housekeeping…

Our new website, that will use Congressional contact software from CQ-Roll Call (see the list at […]