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May 2017 Reminder: FreedomWorks, Billy and Karen Vaughn

Please Join Us for FreedomWorks on:  Monday, May 1 at PBG Branch County Library (Also with Billy and Karen Vaughn on their new organization) New Location Just this month Tuesday, May 2 at Boca  (Also with Kirk Wolak) Wednesday, May 3 at Wellington  (Also with Marion Frank on Affordable Health Care)  for Alan Page, Southeast [...]

Activist training

You are invited to a special conference call on How to do Effective Outreach Through Tabling LNC State Affiliate Development Specialist Andy Burns May 8   5 PM Pacific 6 PM Mountain 7 PM Central 8 PM Eastern Andy Burns serves as State Affiliate Development Specialist for the Libertarian Party. His job is to help [...]

American Spectator – Campus News: Conservative student released from suspension for supporting Trump

Suspension for Supporting Trump Lifted at California College BY: STEVEN GREENHUT The suspension of a conservative student is lifted three months after he defended himself and Donald Trump. The board of trustees at an Orange County, Calif., community college district put an end to a long-simmering local dispute by ending the suspension of a student who recorded [...]

2017 Session: Week 13

  2017 Session: Week 13   Liberty Lobby LLC continues to advocate for maximum freedom at the statehouse and Legislative Office Building (LOB) testifying for pro-freedom legislation and against anti-freedom legislation. On Tuesday April 11, Liberty Lobby LLC CEO, Darryl W Perry observed the Executive Session for the Senate Election Law & Internal Affairs Committee [...]

PeaceOptions – #ObamaGate: Ringside Seats for the Fight of the Century

    #ObamaGate: Ringside Seats for the Fight of the Century Apr 06, 2017 10:43 pm | John Dennison   Do you like to watch a good fight? There’s a great one going on and I thought maybe you’d like to watch it with me. It’s called ObamaGate, and we’ve got ringside seats for a [...]

Libertarian Parenting

    Speaking as a dad I know first hand that parenting is plenty challenging and, arguably, libertarian parenting is even harder.   There are currently precious few resources that guide parents on the art of libertarian parenting.   Valerie Sarwark, wife of our national Chair, Nicholas Sarwark, and mom of three, recommends Little Dreams [...]

A huge ‘head start’ for the One Subject at a Time Act

  So what did Downsize DC accomplish in 2016? Our mission is simple… We want to downsize initiated force by The State. We do this in three ways… Oppose legislation and regulation that moves in the wrong direction Support legislation that moves in the right direction Craft our own legislation to regulate politicians and State employees We made [...]

FEE – Why Does the Minimum Wage Debate Never End?

Commutations Are Not Enough to Fix Our Broken Criminal Justice System by Brittany Hunter To be sure, Obama’s clemency campaign has most certainly benefited the lives of those who were included, and also their families, but it does nothing to address the countless individuals who were left behind in the process. READ NOW What Does [...]

Make “Tax Day” simple, again!

  US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (NH) recently sent out an email titled “Tax Day Should Be Simple”. Let’s dissect the title of this email. Most people understand “Tax Day” to mean that day of the year by which one is supposed to fill out a stack of documents stating how much money one earned in [...]

We denounce the air strikes on Syria

  Dear Libertarian,   The Libertarian Party denounces last night’s strikes on Syria.   Purportedly these strikes were a retaliation for the release of a chemical agent which wounded and killed many Syrians earlier this week.   The use of chemical agents against civilians is abhorrent but, according to news reports, the cause of that [...]

Important update regarding the Liberty First Network

  Let me begin by saying thank you to those of you who have continued to support the Liberty First Network. Without your help we would not be where we are today. You make the hard work and long hours and the time away from home worth it. Some months ago we moved the Liberty [...]

Libertarian Innovation in Education

You are invited to a special conference call about Libertarian Innovation in Education featuring LNC Vice Chair Arvin Vohra Wednesday, April 26   5 PM Pacific 6 PM Mountain 7 PM Central 8 PM Eastern Arvin Vohra is the Vice Chair of the Libertarian National Committee (LNC) and the founder of Vohra Method, a free-market [...]

Support SB188: Property rights are advanced when owners have the freedom to rent out their property as they so choose

  Many property owners in Florida generate extra income by renting their homes to tourist vacationing in Florida. These types of rentals also help Florida’s tourism by allowing families to save money by staying together in a home instead of multiple hotel rooms. This flexibility promotes more tourism, which produces $67 billion in economic activity [...]

American Spectator – Trump Disarms the Dems

Trump Disarms the Dems BY: GEORGE NEUMAYR His honoring of Carryn Owens made a good speech great. Female Democrats, clad in white, turned the color into a symbol of impure politics at Trump’s first speech to Congress. They didn’t yell out “You lie,” but they gave him several ugly thumbs-down gestures. Little did they realize [...]

2017 Session: Week 12

    2017 Session: Week 12 Legislation continues to be sent from one chamber to the other, and Liberty Lobby LLC continues to advocate for maximum freedom at the statehouse and Legislative Office Building (LOB) testifying for pro-freedom legislation and against anti-freedom legislation. On Tuesday April 4, Liberty Lobby LLC CEO, Darryl W Perry testified [...]

Introducing Legacy Libertarians

  Have you considered designating the Libertarian Party in your will?   Many Libertarians have done this and we are very thankful for their generosity. Their bequests have done tremendous good by growing the Party and spreading the timeless and precious message of Liberty.   To better honor these special folks, we are starting a [...]

PeaceOptions – Either We Change, or We Will Perish from the Earth

Either We Change, or We Will Perish from the Earth Mar 23, 2017 11:01 am | John Dennison   This is the time of changes. Where we go from here is up to us. We all know the news. Turmoil abroad. Turmoil at home. Passions run hot, and people are at each others’ throats. We [...]

Two Important Bills to reduce regulations will be heard in the Appropriations Committee Tomorrow

  Support SB 554: Allow small Craft Breweries to Self-Distribute Craft Breweries are prohibited by law (Three-Tier System) from distributing directly to retailers and are required to sell their beer to distributors, who then sell to retailers. Using a distributor can be an efficient way to get products into the marketplace — when it is [...]

United Airlines and the Zero Aggression Principle

  How libertarians (should) view the United Airlines story Retweet By Jim Babka (Find this article at Zero Aggression Project blog) When passenger David Dao was dragged off a United Airlines plane, it was a violation of the Zero Aggression Principle (sometimes called the non-aggression principle). The Zero Aggression Principle (ZAP) says that it’s wrong to use threats, [...]

Do you support our opposition to John Bolton for Assistant Secretary of State

  Rand Paul is right. John Bolton should not be Asst. Sec of State. Retweet In this message: Why we’re changing our strategy about presidential appointments Our standard of judgment for supporting or opposing appointments The conditions under which we, as voluntaryist libertarians, support foreign intervention, the conditions under which we oppose it, and how that [...]

FEE – What We Can Learn from George Orwell’s Review of Mein Kampf

5 Great Books on Politics and Public Policy from 2016 by Richard Morrison From Rivalry and Central Planning by Don Lavoie to Real Heroes, by our own Larry Read, here are some must-read books from 2016. READ NOW Capitalism Destroys Jobs, and That’s a Good Thing by Daniel J. Mitchell The creative destruction that results [...]

We are going to outmaneuver and outwork them

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been pushing our special opportunity to have donations to the Ballot Access Fund TRIPLED.   Many thanks to all those who have donated!   So far, we’ve raised over $23,000, which triples to $69,000!   Those funds are going to make a big impact.   We are working to make [...]

TAKE ACTION on Guns and Taxes

  Support HB 779 Common-Sense Protection for Concealed Weapon Permit Holders. HB 779 Would protect concealed weapons permit-holders from arrest or criminal charges if they “temporarily and openly display” their gun. If HB 779 passes, law enforcement cannot penalize a concealed weapon permit holder for temporarily displaying a weapon, such as a wind blowing a [...]

Thursday: Can you make “South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting”?

Thursday South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting Greater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:30 PM Raffaello Ristorante 400 South Pacific Avenue San Pedro, CA 90731 6:30 pm:Social Hour & Dinner 8:00 pm: Meeting, Speakers, Discussions Our featured guest this month is… Here is a link to our website: http://www.lplac66.wordpress.com/ Learn more [...]

Two Important Bills to reduce regulations will be heard in the Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government

  Support SB 166- Free Craft Distilleries from Unnecessary Regulations SB 166 deals with craft distilleries. A craft distillery is defined as one that is “a licensed distillery that produces 250,000 or fewer gallons per calendar year of distilled spirits on its premises. SB 166 allows craft distilleries to get their product to more people [...]