The Kochs are described by their fans as genuine libertarians, rather than partisan moneybags aimed at electing Republicans who will push a deregulatory, anti-tax agenda that benefits the Kochs’ industrial operations and augments their personal wealth. Yet, their funding network has long bankrolled organizations with anti-libertarian views that work to elect Republican candidates. This includes right-wing religious groups…
Robert Burke has denounced the ads on his Facebook page stating “The purpose of the ad is to draw young liberal voters from Mary Burke to vote for Robert Burke. While I endorse the full legalization of Cannabis I do not endorse in any way the message of this ad.” Don’t be fooled, this is…
Via Could third-party and write-in candidates help Scott Walker win re-election? @ The Prairie Badger.
Via Libertarian Robert Burke admits he’s taking advantage of Democrat Mary Burke being on ballot @ JS All Politics Blog.
Via “23 Libertarian Problems” at Althouse.
Thin-skinned status quo Republicans purge creative thinker: Todd Welch, long-time C4L state coordinator in Wisconsin, recently received a letter from the “leadership” in Dunn County informing him his membership was “denied.” Dated January 9, Richard Rust, the county GOP Chair, informed Welch they were returning his membership dues, and that the Executive Board had unanimously…
More than two options. Via LP News Release.
Via Hudson Star-Observer.
LP looks less libertarian every day. Via Daily Adams.
No one should be denied the right to bargain with and against government, the most powerful human institution. Via FREE WHITEWATER.
Eau Claire: Two states, one convention. Via Libertarian Party news release.
There are only two. Via The Existential Threats to Libertarianism | Daily Adams.
The rule of law….as though every shareholder dispute implicates a conflict between law and the alternatives of utter disorder or abject tyranny. That’s simply absurd, but proof of how vainglorious the Kochs have become. Via The Kochs’ Flimsy, Self-Serving Defense of the ‘Rule of Law’ | Daily Adams.
But some libertarians are really Republicans who like the libertarian brand. Via Wisconsin Radio Network.
Respectively, yes they certainly can be, and no they needn’t be. Via FREE WHITEWATER.
No halfway measures…. Via Libertarian Party.
Via Green Bay Press-Gazette.
….Wisconsin Republicans, instead of focusing on ways to reduce state spending to match revenues, abruptly chose to do local governments an unrequested “favor” and trash the collective bargaining rights of their employees while limiting their options on financing local services. While aid to public school districts and municipalities are large expenses, reforming how municipalities and…
LP Chair: The problem in Wisconsin is not unions but government WASHINGTON – While Republicans and Democrats battle in Wisconsin over a bill to reduce the collective bargaining power of state employee unions as a means of balancing their budget, Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle points out that the problem lies with government control of…