David Brooks on PBS Newshour: “Johnson . . . will be a big story . . . the rest of the year”

  We are being heard . . . . Friday, June 10th:  David Brooks, NY Times columnist . . .  I’m really struck by the three-way races all the sudden, where [Hillary’s] at 39 or 40 [percent], and Trump is at like 35, and then suddenly Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate, is like at a 10. …

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A Libertarian’s Letter to Republicans Friends Who Can’t Trumpet Trump

This article was originally published at http://www.politicalstorm.com/libertarians-letter-republicans-friends-cant-trumpet-trump/ So Donald Trump really did it.  He captured (or hijacked) your Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States. You may still be looking for a loophole at the convention which could permit (but will it justify ?) nominating someone else.  At this point, anything’s worth a …

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What Would Libertarians Do About the Poor Who Cannot Afford Healthcare?

I was asked to answer the question, ” What would Libertarians Do About the Poor Who Cannot Afford Healthcare?” The question may have been intended as bait for a response which echoed the Libertarian stereotype of callous,  unsympathetic and every-man-for-himself.  As I don’t think that accurately portrays Libertarian thought, I responded this way: My personal …

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LIBERTARIAN SENATE CANDIDATE DISAGREES WITH SCHUMER ON TSA EXPANSION

Alex Merced says the answer is competition, not taxpayer subsidy of airlines.   June 1, 2016, New York, NY – Senator Charles Schumer has called for at least $28 million in increased spending to hire more TSA agents. He claims that this will decrease wait times for travelers weary of long lines at security checkpoints. …

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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 Director. Mr. Waddell is a Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of New York (LPNY) …

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Liberating My Friends “George” and “Martha”

  [This article was originally published at http://www.politicalstorm.com/libertarian-light-liberating-friends-george-martha/] My friend “George” owns a pet store. A family business. George is the “pop” and “Martha’s” the “mom,” who runs the garden center next door. Two really nice stores, in rural New York, well-stocked, clean, and they know their stuff. George tries his best to compete against …

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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. . . . Here’s what I suspect is coming whatever happens this year. Just as …

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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 camp.” http://www.cnbc.com/2016/05/11/hillary-could-be-trumped-more-easily-than-you-think.html Lindsey, now CEO of The Lindsey Group, “Global Economic Advisors,” has had a …

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The MLPs Very Own Alex Merced Running U.S. Senate

At the NYLP convention last month, Alex Merced, our co-media director was nominated to run for U.S. Senate from New York. Check out and support his campaign at AlexMercedforNY.com

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