Tag: Libertarian National Convention

Scott PowersMay 30, 2016

About 1,000 Libertarians from throughout the country descended on Orlando this weekend thinking this is the presidential election year they’ll finally play ball with the big boys. Since most people know very little about Libertarians, or the Libertarian Party [because Libertarians have never really played ball with the big boys before] I’m offering up this FAQ, based […]

Scott PowersMay 29, 2016

The Libertarian Party may leave Orlando Monday as emotionally divided as Republicans and Democrats after nominating what the majority of delegates believed was a powerful but not internally-popular ticket, two former Republican governors, to run for president and vice president this year. Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson was the heavy favorite to win the presidential nomination again, as […]

Scott PowersMay 28, 2016

If Gary Johnson is to win a second consecutive nomination to be the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee, he’ll likely have to do it without what Libertarian hard-liners call the Libertarian wing of the Libertarian Party. In a five-way presidential candidate debate Saturday night in Orlando, Johnson espoused practical means toward Libertarian ends, which set him apart from […]

Scott PowersMay 27, 2016

Soul or brimstone or government experience or life experience. Those are the choices Libertarians will wrestle with Monday when they chose a Vice Presidential candidate for their ticket, after all of them called for revolution in American politics Friday night. At the Libertarian Party’s vice presidential debate in Orlando, former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld would […]


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