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Elaine Joan

Principles do not make up for toxicity

The Libertarian Party can grow while maintaining our core values, any candidate who doesn’t believe that should not be running for the Presidential nomination. Principles do not make up for toxicity and our party has plenty of toxic personalities to go around. There is no need to enable more of them.

Voting Libertarian is not a Privilege

For many in the Libertarian Party and small “l” libertarians in the liberty movement at large, seeing Justin Amash jump into the LP Presidential race less than 72 hours ago was a welcome and long anticipated move. I predicted it about a year ago, others made the same […]

Study Finds Contacting Legislators Influences Voting Behavior

One problem many constituents and political activists have in common is whether or not legislators actually pay attention to the people that contact them. I believe most people think legislators do not regard constituents wishes when making a decision about proposed legislation. However, a study from 2014 finds […]

Giffords Folly in Gun Violence Prevention

In one map the Gifford’s Center for Gun Violence Prevention illustrated clearly what gun control advocates refuse to admit, that gun and magazine bans do very little to prevent violence. Their score card lists 21 states with failing grades and their website touts that “for the first time […]

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