In a recent poll, conducted by Dan Jones and Associates in July, 78% of Utah voters polled stated they did not support Senator Orrin Hatch for an 8th term. The poll also showed Utahns split in their opinion of how Hatch is doing in Congress. Forty-eight percent responded negatively to the job Hatch is doing while … Continue reading 78% of Utah Wants Someone Else
A topic that continues to circle the internet and social media is whether or not Austin Petersen, former candidate for the Libertarian nomination for President in 2016, made a good choice in leaving the Libertarian Party for the Republican Party. The further commentary involved in his bid for the United States Senate as a Republican … Continue reading No Big Loss for Libertarians, Huge Possible Loss for Petersen
At Large Representative on the Libertarian National Committee, Sam Goldstein, has proposed that a Candidate Support Committee be established to create criteria that will be in place for candidates to request monetary support from the National Party. Three recent discussions were had by the LNC during 2017 in regard to assisting candidates other than President. … Continue reading Better Late Than Never
For seven years the Republican Party has repeatedly promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act put in place during the Obama Administration. Now seven months after the 2016 election, where Republicans have the majorities of the House and Senate, as well as the office of the Presidency, we find that there was no consensus. Some … Continue reading Failure of Repeal Shows Republicans Not Suited for Office
In a close vote, the Libertarian National Committee voted to support Dr. Joe Buchman, a candidate running in a high profile, special election for Utah's 3rd Congressional District to replace Representative Jason Chaffetz. The motion was for the LNC to contribute $5,000 to support the Congressional campaign of Joe Buchman. Sponsors of the motion were Caryn Ann Harlos … Continue reading Libertarian Party National Committee Votes to Support Utah Candidate
In a move amidst comments fueled by President Donald Trump's ban on transgendered people in the military, Libertarian Chairman Nicholas Sarwark shows true class inviting one prominent member of the community to place that welcomes diversity. Dear Caitlyn Jenner, If you are tired of your political party denigrating you for who you are, tired of them … Continue reading Chairman of Libertarian Party Shows Class With Letter to Caitlyn Jenner
Earlier today, President Donald Trump made a policy decision through his Twitter account to exclude Transgendered individuals from service in the United States Armed Forces. As a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, I personally believe that anyone who wishes to serve in this capacity that is mentally, emotionally, and physically able to perform the tasks our military demands should have the option to serve regardless of orientation or identity.
That being said, this news is overshadowing many issues the United States is currently facing. While we are distracted by poor policy announced via Twitter, we lose sight of the fact that our military is currently engaging in wars abroad. Wars that have been going on since I was in high school.
While we certainly should remember that anyone who wishes to aid in the defense of America should have the opportunity, we cannot forget that as a nation…
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