The Purpose Of The LP

From rrndMike A.,

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"In the wake of last week's elections, Libertarian Party founder David Nolan
comes out against the proposition that his party's "primary mission" is to
elect people to office."
http://www.rationalreview.com/content/20701
This is an important article, thanks.
This is an important article. Thanks.

Best, Michael

Thanks for posting this, Mike. I join Dr. Edelstein in heartily agreeing with David Nolan's thesis. It is my belief that we should continue to run candidates and seek votes, but not at the expense of watering down our ideas or trying to appear non-radical. To the extent we have a primary focus, it should be spreading libertarian ideas and gaining more converts to the philosophy of non-aggression. I say this as a four-time candidate who has gotten respectable vote totals by the standards of most LP office-seekers.

Love & liberty,
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We had a lot of new
people at our meeting
this last month. We
should ask them how
they found about us.
Running non
comppromising
candidates gets people
used to our ideas and
gives us a chanch to be