Libertarian Party

Montana Libertarian Rick Breckenridge Drops Out: Endorses GOP’s Matt Rosendale For U.S. Senate

Libertarian Rick Breckenridge withdrew from Montana’s U.S. Senate race on Wednesday and threw his support behind GOP candidate Matt Rosendale. We urge our Libertarian friends in Montana who have not yet voted to join Rick Breckenridge in supporting Republican Matt Rosendale for United States Senate.

Don’t Help Libertarians Hand Control Of Congress To Democrats Part 2

By Richard Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
In this crucial election, when control of the House and Senate hang in the balance, we urge our libertarian-leaning friends not to waste their votes on third-party Libertarian candidates who have no prayer of winning, but who, if they pull enough votes from Republicans, could destroy all the progress made in the past two years under President Trump.

Don’t Help Libertarians Hand Control Of Congress To Democrats Part 1

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
When Libertarians run their own third-party candidates, as they are certainly free to do, they all too often split the twenty-first century liberty coalition and hand victory to Big Government Democrats—as they did in Virginia’s 2013 gubernatorial election and the 2012 Montana Senate race.

Who’s the Libertarian Now?

Justin Raimondo, The American Conservative

With a Clintonian corporatist on the left and a populist nationalist on the right, the Libertarians clearly had an unusual opportunity. Instead, they nominated Gary Johnson again, a former Republican governor of New Mexico and erstwhile marijuana entrepreneur. Johnson’s ideological compass is erratic, at best.

Gary Johnson Says The Threat Of Radical Islam Is ‘Overblown’

Alex Pfeiffer, Daily Caller

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson thinks the threat of radical Islam is “overblown,” and refused to draw lines in the sand about how to respond to a nuclear Iran during a visit Tuesday to The Daily Caller.

Reuters Poll: Almost 20 Percent Of Americans Consider Themselves Libertarian

Taylor Tyler, hngn.com

A new Reuters poll found that 19 percent of Americans consider themselves to be libertarian. "One in five Americans consider themselves libertarian, with younger adults being the most likely to adopt the label," according to Reuters. "Among adults aged 18 to 29, 32 percent consider themselves libertarian. Just 12 percent of Americans age 60 or older consider themselves libertarian." But despite increasingly anti-big government sentiments, many respondents say they want to keep around federal safety net programs.

Libertarian Party to O: Need to Massively Downsize, Defund Gov't

Pete Kasperowicz, The Blaze

The Libertarian Party dismissed Obama’s State of the Union address as another effort to “make Big Gov't even bigger.” Arvin Vohra of the Nat'l Libertarian Comm. said O’s ideas, & even those being advanced by many R's, are about letting the gov't take more control over people’s lives.