Category Archives: Libertarians

Running for 2012 U.S. Congressional Elections in Texas 32nd District

In November 2011 I started to seriously consider running for office. I had certainly thought of doing it before, but after receiving a number of general inquires, via mass e-mail, from the Texas and National Libertarian parties I figured it would at least be a great learning experience. This page is in no way legal […]


2012 DFW and surrounding areas Libertarian Party district conventions

Earlier this afternoon the Libertarian Party of Texas held it’s DFW area district conventions at the Love and War in Texas restaurant in Grapevine. A number of counties were represented by their district delegates, including Collin,Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, and Parker, to nominate candidates for the November 6th, 2012 general elections on the Libertarian Party ticket. Those elected were: Ken Ashby (e-mail) – U.S. House District 5 Hugh […]


Democrocy or Republic?

I have often heard the notion that the United States of America’s federal government is Democracy, yet when I was in High School Social Studies class, some 20 or so years ago, they taught me that it was a Democratic-Republic. However, according to the 1906 American Historical Review, as record by Constitution co-signer James McHenry, […]


Texas Libertarian Party influences local non-partisan elections

On March 2nd, Texas Independence Day, the Texas Libertarian Party sent out a call to try “to build [their] team by electing local non-partisan candidates to office in the May 8th elections.” It’s not clear to how helping to elect non-partisan candidates will help a political party “build their team”, but it’s certainly interesting to […]


Anti-Bailout vs Anti-philibuster

You don’t want to vote for the “bailout” supporters. You don’t want to allow the Democrats to gain “rubber-stamp” power over the government. So who do you chose? It almost comes down to voting for the one you fear the least, but is fear really the right thing to base such an import decision upon? […]


Oil Crisis? Why?

Ever Heard of the Bakken Formation? Well you have now.http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=1911 We actually have a great deal of oil reserves right here in the good old USA. So why aren’t we using it? Could it be the same reason the democratically controlled congress has refused time and again to allow energy legislation in this country to […]


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