Region 1 News

We are going to be starting a brand new category on Marine Vet for Freedom dealing with Region 1 of the Libertarian Party. Since I was recently elected to serve on the Libertarian National Committee as the Regional Alternate, I wanted to take time to highlight the amazing things that happen throughout the region. Sometimes, … Continue reading Region 1 News

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Can You Remain Principled While Being Pragmatic?

The short answer to this question is yes. It is very possible to remain true to the principles of libertarianism while applying a pragmatic approach. The two are not mutually exclusive. However, some candidates and leaders in the Libertarian Party will tell you otherwise. The most telling example is the Libertarian Party Vice Chairman, Arvin … Continue reading Can You Remain Principled While Being Pragmatic?

Interview With Joe Buchman, Candidate Running to Replace Chaffetz

Today we had the pleasure to interview Dr. Joe Buchman, a Libertarian candidate running for the special election in Utah to replace former Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah's 3rd Congressional District. 1.       Starting off with the easiest first: What moved you to become a Libertarian? Was there a specific event or influence in your life? I've … Continue reading Interview With Joe Buchman, Candidate Running to Replace Chaffetz

No Big Loss for Libertarians, Huge Possible Loss for Petersen

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

Failure of Repeal Shows Republicans Not Suited for Office

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