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  Libertarian
POLITICAL PARTY DETAILS
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AbbreviationLBT
Websitehttp://www.lp.org/
CountryUnited States
Established1971-12-11
Disbanded0000-00-00
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last EditedRBH - May 29, 2016 10:54pm
DescriptionWhat is The Libertarian Party?

The Libertarian Party is your representative in American politics.
It is the only political organization which respects you as a unique and competent individual.

America's Heritage

Libertarians believe in the American heritage of liberty, enterprise, and personal responsibility.
Libertarians recognize the responsibility we all share to preserve this precious heritage for our children and grandchildren.

Free and Independent

Libertarians believe that being free and independent is a great way to live.
We want a system which encourages all people to choose what they want from life;
that lets them live, love, work, play, and dream their own way.

Caring For People

The Libertarian way is a caring, people-centered approach to politics.
We believe each individual is unique.
We want a system which respects the individual and encourages us to discover the best within ourselves and develop our full potential.

Principled; Consistent

The Libertarian way is a logically consistent approach to politics based on the moral principle of self-ownership.
Each individual has the right to control his or her own body, action, speech, and property.
Government's only role is to help individuals defend themselves from force and fraud.

Tolerant

The Libertarian Party is for all who don't want to push other people around and don't want to be pushed around themselves.
Live and let live is the Libertarian way.

BOOKS
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The Libertarian Reader: Classic and Contemporary Writings from Lao Tzu to Milton Friedman  Purchase Ralphie 

EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 11, 2013 06:00pm Opinion Libertarians: Still a cult  Article Scott³ 
Apr 11, 2013 10:00pm General The Libertarian Party Is Now Accepting Bitcoin Donations  Article Miro 
Apr 07, 2013 02:00pm Commentary Libertarianism goes mainstream  Article Scott³ 
Jul 31, 2012 01:00pm Opinion It’s Hip! It’s Cool! It’s Libertarianism!  Article Picimpalious 
Mar 29, 2012 06:00pm Announcement "Hall of Liberty" Awards  Article Thomas Walker 
Aug 16, 2011 10:00am Strategy Silicon Valley billionaire funding creation of artificial libertarian islands  Article RP 
Aug 02, 2009 04:50pm Opinion What's wrong with libertarianism  Article Jason 
Jun 02, 2008 12:00pm News Libertarians Dream of Being the Tie-Breaker  Article CBlock941 
Oct 12, 2006 02:00pm Study The Libertarian Vote  Article CBlock941 
Jul 06, 2006 10:00am News New “Boston Tea Party” Splits from LP  Article Thomas Walker 
Jul 01, 2006 07:00pm General Libertarians Convene National Convention In Portland  Article Thomas Walker 
Jul 01, 2006 06:00pm News Libertarian Mid-Term National Convention  Article Chronicler 
May 16, 2006 08:55am Perspective Hot-Tub Libertarians  Article CBlock941 
Mar 21, 2006 10:00am Blog Entry Why Libertarianism Fails  Article Servo 
Aug 07, 2005 09:00am News Libertarian Reformers Score Significant Wins in Party Meeting  Article Chronicler 
Dec 14, 2004 12:00am Press Release Badnarik's role in Ohio recount causes controversy in Libertarian Party  Article PragCon 3.0 
May 26, 2004 12:00am Press Release Libertarians stage convention without welfare check  Article Servo 
May 25, 2004 12:00am Press Release CBSNews.com:Libertarian could cost Bush the election  Article Servo 
Apr 18, 2004 12:00am News Libertarians reflect on Jeffersons influence  Article Gerald Farinas 

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