Kaper-Dale Campaign Protests NJ Water Crisis

Independent Political Report 'On Wednesday, August 16th, the Kaper-Dale for Governor campaign announced that Milltown and Newark, two New Jersey cities, has equal to or higher water lead toxicity levels than Flint, Michigan. The event where this announcement was made was held at the NJ Department of Environmental Protection in Trenton, New Jersey. Workers and …

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Susan Hogarth: ‘Engage! A brief note from the LPNC Chair’

Independent Political Report Email from Susan Hogarth: Fellowship, freedom, ENGAGE! The 2017 Libertarian Party of North Carolina state convention has concluded and I am writing to you as your newly elected Chair. I’m incredibly energized and excited about the prospects the next two years will bring. It was an historic convention, with record attendance and …

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‘Libertarian Party is the independent voice for NH’

-From Brian Shields, LP candidate for NH State Representative District 13- August 16 - To the Editor: The recent events in Charlottesville have left me disgusted and ashamed. Our country is better than what was on display last week. What was even more frightening to me was the echoed silence coming from many members of …

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Is it Time to Retire the Duopoly?

by Bryce Jackson, Being Libertarian There is a secondary discussion beyond the obvious (and redundant) back-and-forth about who was worse during the 2016 Presidential election, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump: Is the “duopoly” (a.k.a. the stranglehold on American politics perpetrated by the Republicans and Democrats) in need of retirement? Many (if not most) people agreed …

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Chuck Baldwin says ‘Zionism, Not Islam, Is America’s Biggest Threat’

chuckbaldwinlive.com While evangelical Christians and pastors and conservative pundits on FOX News, radio talk shows, and Internet news sites constantly rail against the perceived threat that Islam poses to the United States (Saudi Arabia IS a real threat--most of the Islamic terror groups hail from Saudi Arabia--but of course, the U.S. considers the House of …

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TLR: Can Liberty Take Hold in NY Governors Race?

by Elliot Axelman (guest post) In November of 2018, New Yorkers will go to the polls faced with a choice: They can choose to re-elect a governor who has kept NY’s economy in last place for the past 8 years, they can elect a Republican who will surely campaign on an anti-Cuomo platform and then endorse …

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Libertarian Takeover: More Lawmakers Are Ditching The Major Parties

by Jay Stooksberry in Campaigns Jul 5, 2017 Getting elected as a third-party candidate is no easy feat in the United States. In fact, the deck is so stacked against alternative candidates — courtesy of gerrymandered voting districts that favor one of the major parties, ballot access laws that make it impossible for third parties to gain momentum with each passing election cycle, …

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KN@PP Stir Podcast, Episode 128: ‘This Machine Kills Boredom’

Independent Political Report In today’s podcast, Knapp tackles subjects which have recently also been discussed at IPR such as Arvin Vohra’s recent comments about the military, white nationalists/racists in the LP, and the ever popular topic of comment moderation (in this case, as it relates to antisemitic and racist commenters at AntiWar.com). Additionally, Knapp discusses …

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Ralph Nader: ‘The Losing Warfare State’

Ralph Nader at the Nader Page: "The USA is still bogged down in Afghanistan (the 16 year-old occupation is the longest in American history) and in Iraq (since the unconstitutional, illegal invasion of the country 14 years ago). "With about 30,000 poorly equipped fighters, the Taliban has held down a US equipped and trained Afghan …

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