Tesla: Much Fluff, Taxpayer Risk and Private Profit?

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By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence

Unprofitable companies often eventually go out of business. Tesla Motors is very unprofitable.

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Tree Huggers Will Find a Friend in Gary

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It’s been often mentioned during Gary Johnson’s campaign for POTUS that he has climbed the tallest mountain on all seven continents.

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Kaepernick outrage highlights free speech hypocrisy

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Spend any time on the internet or watching the news this weekend, and you’re sure to have come across the story of San Francisco 49ers quarterback (and UNR alumnus) Colin Kaepernick refusing to stand while the national anthem played prior to a pre-season game on Friday. The decision has generated the expected outrage, but what exactly is causing the outrage?

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Wade-ing into the abortion debate

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Of all the hot topic issues, abortion is one of very few that has substantial libertarian support on either side. Officially, the Libertarian Party does not hold a stated position beyond saying that it's a personal decision best suited for individuals and not government to make, although Gary Johnson personally espouses a pro-choice position. My goal here is not to debate the merits of either side of the issue; instead, I want to discuss an aspect of the debate that I've heard brought up recently: how can a pro-lifer morally and ethically vote for a pro-choice Gary Johnson?

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In Case You Missed Gary Johnson in Vegas Last Week...

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I was slightly alarmed and disappointed to hear not all of my friends in the Libertarian Party of Nevada made it to the Gary Johnson rally on the Strip last week.  It was an incredible event!  Here's a rundown of what you missed (with photos and video).

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Obamacare is a paternalistic threat to liberty

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Behind every new law or regulation is a group of people trying to justify it, and Obamacare is no different. Every law mandated is a piece of liberty taken away. 

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A Nevada Legacy Turned On Its Head

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By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence

Nevada was once a nationwide model of fiscal rectitude. Not now.

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Gary Johnson's coming to Las Vegas this week!

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That's right, Governor Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee, is coming to Las Vegas this week!  Governor Johnson flies in on the afternoon of this Thursday, August 18.  He'll be appearing at a special rally at SLS Casino's The Foundry at 7 PM.  The doors will be opening at 6, so get there early if you want to avoid security lines.

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Party Politics: What's The Hook?

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This election cycle more than any other, I've noticed a distinct theme running through the parties. It's what I call the "hook" that they use to attract new members to the party and their candidates.

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LP’s Ron Johnson scores stunning KO in his return to the ring!

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Former light heavyweight champion Ron Johnson scored a stunning victory in the boxing ring last night.  The Libertarian Party’s own Ron Johnson faced off against contender Warren Brockie at the Fort Belknap Casino in Harlem, Montana.

Ron Johnson Scored a knockdown in Round 1, two knockdowns in Round 2, and 2 more knockdowns in Round 3.  After Round 3’s second knockdown, the referee had seen enough punishment and called the fight off.

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