This meeting is where the Libertarian Part of Orange County we discusses and plans the direction of the LPOC. Anyone is free to attend, but you must be a current dues paying member of the LPOC and have signed the non-initiation of force pledge to vote on party business. Continue reading
For Immediate Release
Shameless, Free Infomercials for Two Guilty Parties
Obama’s State of the Union and the Republican Response
“Sponsors of even the most embarrassing, inane and fraudulent infomercials have to pay for their own air time. They can’t force TV stations to run their ads for free by threatening to shut them down.
“Through the Federal Communications Commission and other government coercion, Democratic and Republican politicians run their shameless infomercials on prime time TV free of charge. Tonight’s infomercial hand-outs were the State of the Union address and the ‘opposition’ response. Continue reading
The Libertarian National Committee endorsed the California ballot initiative “Regulate Marijuana as Wine” in December, by a vote of 14-0 (with 2 abstentions), according to Mark Hinkle, Chair, Libertarian National Committee. While most Libertarians would rather have no regulation on marijuana, they believe that this is an incremental step in the right direction. Click here to see this measure’s Facebook page.
REGULATE WINE LIKE MARIJUANA
The new year is in motion, and Libertarians are set for huge advances toward liberty at every turn. The opportunities are there. We just have to reach out and grab them! Continue reading
The So Cal Libertarian Party Conference is being held this month on Jan. 21, 2012, at 11am, at Geezer’s Green Room, located at 12120 Telegraph Road, in Santa Fe Springs. Tickets are $25 for all speakers and a sandwich buffet lunch.
We are proud to announce our Keynote Speaker, Judge James P. Gray, who will be speaking on the ballot initiative “Regulate Marijuana Like Wine.” Judge Gray was a trial judge in Orange County, California, since 1983. Before becoming a judge, he served as a Volunteer in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica, a staff judge advocate and criminal defense attorney in the Navy JAG Corps, a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, and a civil litigation attorney in a private law firm, in addition to being a Republican candidate for US Congress in 1998, and a Libertarian candidate for US Senate in 2004. Continue reading
The first Libertarian Party of Orange County (LPOC) Monthly Meetup of the New Year is set for Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 7:00 PM, at Karl Strauss Brewery, located at 901 South Coast Drive, Costa Mesa, CA (map). (714) 546-BREW.
The American Civil Liberties Union launched a new campaign this year — ACLU Liberty Watch 2012 — to be a watchdog on the U.S. Presidential candidates of all parties so that the Constitution is defended throughout the election campaign. They announced the results of their Liberty Watch Campaign Report Card on Dec. 30, 2011 – and the results were not what you might expect.
Most of the Republican Presidential candidates scored very badly – the worst being Mitt Romney, Michelle Bachman and Rick Santorum (no surprise there). Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman scored rather well – and surprisingly so did President Barack Obama. But the clear winner was Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, the former Governor of New Mexico. Continue reading