Category: The Rising Tide

SENATE CANDIDATE ALEX MERCED WELCOMES NEW TEAM MEMBER TO CAMPAIGN

Run for senate sees boost from experienced political operative in Communications Director post. June 1, 2016, New York, NY – Yesterday, Alex Merced, the Libertarian candidate for United States Senator from New York, appointed Brian Waddell as his campaign’s Communications…

Peggy Noonan: Republicans and Democrats will split off and “attempt to create their own party”

Peggy Noonan in the WSJ: http://www.wsj.com/articles/clinton-sanders-maybe-thats-the-ticket-1463700912 Let’s begin with a prophecy: It is not only the Republican Party that is breaking and perhaps re-forming. The Democratic Party is also starting to come apart. We’re seeing the first signs of it now.…

Larry Lindsey, economist, Contemplates a Libertarians Upset in Contest Between “Wicked Stepmother” and Bigoted Uncle.”

  Laurence B. Lindsey, handicapping the election on CNBC, acknowledged, “There’s even a case to be made where voters who view Clinton as a “wicked stepmother” or Trump as “bigoted uncle” could cause an upset by swinging to the Libertarian…

Gary Johnson on “This Week with George Stephanopoulous”

May 8 — Gary Johnson Says 2016 Race ‘Real Opportunity’ for Libertarian Party Watch Gary’s excellent segment, on national TV — http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/gary-johnson-2016-race-real-opportunity-libertarian-party/story?id=38956151  

Mary Matalin enrolls Libertarian, leaves Republican party

May 5 — Mary Matalin, the longtime Republican strategist and operative, enrolled in the Libertarian Party. Matalin called herself  a Republican in the “Jeffersonian, Madisonian sense . . . The Libertarian Party represents those constitutional principles that I agree with.”…