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?
Austin "Arlo" Doyle, a Libertarian candidate running for Sunset City Council in Utah, received enough votes to advance to the General Election. The Primary was held on August 15, 2017. When asked about his thoughts on advancing through the Primary, Mr. Doyle said "It is a wonderful feeling to know that the residents of Sunset's … Continue reading Libertarian in Utah Advances to General Election
Michelle Darnell, a Libertarian candidate running for the State Senate in Washington's 48th Legislative District, advanced through the top two primary in a three way race. She will face off against Patty Kuderer, a Democrat, in the General election. Miss Darnell received 23.66% of the primary vote. This places the Libertarian Party one step closer … Continue reading Libertarian Candidate Advances to General Election in Washington
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
We had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Libertarian candidate Gary St. Fleur, a candidate running to become the next Mayor of Scranton, PA. MV4F: On your website, you describe your time growing up in Brooklyn, New York as a harsh environment. How did you come to the libertarian philosophy in an area that is well … Continue reading Interview With Gary St. Fleur, Running for Mayor of Scranton, PA
Yet again another Libertarian candidate has been denied access to the debate stage in an election. This time it is Cliff Hyra in his race for Governor of Virginia. It is no surprise that the two party system is doing all it can to keep competition out of the eyes of the voters. Democrats and … Continue reading Cliff Hyra, Candidate for Virginia Governor Denied Debate
No the world is not going to end. As a libertarian, I have the point of view of never really getting what I would like to see elected to any significant office, and we are likely still years away from seeing even a member of the U.S. House come from the Libertarian Party. As such, … Continue reading Yes, There is a New President