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Shut Out – 3rd-Party Candidates Belong In Governor Debates

Howe is a Libertarian, and it would take a miracle to get her to the governor’s office. But that’s no reason why she should be excluded from all the televised gubernatorial debates. Her presence could have added a lot. But debate organizers were following North Carolina’s long tradition of making it nearly impossible for third-party […]

Libertarian Barbara Howe Running Hard for Governor in NC

Howe would like to see taxes as close to zero percent as feasible but opposes so-called tax incentives. “Creating jobs is not government’s business,” she said. “Getting out of their way is. Tax incentives are really a slap in the face to small business owners who are the true job creators anyway.” Read more via […]

G.O.P. Fighting Libertarian’s Spot on the Ballot

When he was running for the Republican presidential nomination last year, Gary Johnson, the former two-term Republican governor of New Mexico, drew ridicule from mainstream party members as he advocated legalized marijuana and a 43 percent cut in military spending. Now campaigning as the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee, Mr. Johnson is still only a blip […]

N.C. Gubernatorial Debate Is A Fraud – Raleigh Libertarian | Examiner.com

The North Carolina Association of Broadcasters is perpetrating a fraud by sponsoring a N.C. gubernatorial debate that excludes one party’s candidate while supporting candidates from the other two parties, a state Libertarian Party official said. “I strongly believe that an organization which donates money to partisan groups such as the N.C. House Democratic Committee, the […]

Libertarian VP Goes After Obama’s Drug War

“Marijuana prohibition has been just as ineffective, harmful and wasteful as alcohol prohibition,” Gray said. “Regulating marijuana like alcohol will take marijuana out of the underground market where it is supporting drug cartels and other criminal enterprises, and it will allow the state and localities to redirect their limited law enforcement resources toward serious crimes.” […]

The Judge Rules For Gary Johnson

Peace Is The Death Of War

BURNET, Texas (May 26) – When I began my quest for the Libertarian presidential nomination, my staff and I were committed to making the campaign about more than just winning the nomination. We determined that whoever was the nominee, the message of the Libertarian Party in 2012 would be “Stop All War,” and that message […]