Recently, we reviewed the records of the last eight presidents on income growth and inequality. Reagan, Clinton and Nixon/Ford had the best overall records and Obama the worst. Income inequality increased most under Obama and least for George W. Bush.
But what does income inequality really mean?Read more
Politicon is an exciting annual event where politics enthusiasts get together to network, exchange ideas, and meet political celebrities. The event will be on June 25 and 26 at the Pasadena Convention Center. You can get 25% off tickets by using the discount code LIBERTARIAN at http://politicon.eventbrite.com
Libertarians are excited to announce that one pair of political celebrities this year are Governors Gary Johnson and Bill Weld, the Libertarian presidential ticket! Gary Johnson will be delivering the keynote speech to kick off Politicon, which is a big leap from the past obscurity of the LP.Read more
By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence
Recently, the beautiful Mrs. Lawrence and Geoff saw a show they'd eagerly anticipated in which two talented cover bands squared off and the crowd got to decide which of their namesake bands reigned supreme. It was Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers versus The Eagles.Read more
I’ve been a political activist for eleven years. I volunteered for my Congressman and saw him on a regular basis as a teen. I worked within the Ron Paul 2012 campaign and canvassed for the Iowa Caucuses. I’ve been to multiple state conventions since I joined the Libertarian Party in 2014. None of those experiences was as eye-opening and educational as the 2016 Libertarian National Convention.Read more
By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence
In our last column, we explained that the defeat of efforts to repeal the commerce tax shows that Nevada’s political establishment – controlled by Big Gaming and Big Unions – owns not only many officeholders of both political parties, but much of state and local government.
We said that Nevada’s supreme court justices, as loyal members of the establishment, manufactured a bogus excuse to upset the referendum effort. Today we explain why the court’s decision was political.Read more
This was my first time attending a Libertarian Party National Convention. I didn’t really know what to expect when I arrived, but I was excited for the opportunity. This was a brand new experience; it was also a good excuse to wear my suit! Here’s what happened on Day 1.Read more
Under the leadership of Brett H. Pojunis, LP Nevada is leading the way for the Libertarian Party’s radical transformation. “This is the best opportunity we’ve ever had to grow the Party,” says Pojunis, “and we have to do it right. In Nevada, we’re doing it right and we have the results to prove it.” Those results speak for themselves.Read more
I had the opportunity to talk with my old friend Judd Weiss. Known for his exquisite photography of the liberty movement, his latest claim to fame is serving as John McAfee's running mate for the Libertarian Party's presidential nomination. Here's what Judd had to say about pop culture, the future of the Libertarian Party, and how a Libertarian VP would use his Senate vote.Read more
The Libertarian Party of Nevada hosted a stellar presidential debate Monday featuring Governor Gary Johnson, John McAfee, and Austin Petersen. The debate was hosted and moderated by celebrity magician and TV personality Penn Jillette. Detailed coverage and behind-the-scenes photos can be found here. This article focuses on the media spotlight that's been shining on the Libertarian Party since the Las Vegas debate.Read more