Albeit the nasty winds, getting soaked at the end, our tent almost taking flight, our flag breaking, and the event being called short ... we ended up with FOUR TIMES the amount of signups over last year. 90%+ of the people who stopped by signed up to learn more. Nearly all conversations were positive. Put it down to some new approaches and the "Libertarian moment".
Government regulations often lead to costly, ineffective, and progress-stifling outcomes, and are frequently criticized by Libertarians. Skeptics abound, however. Many of the public are wary of "deregulation", fearing a "wild west" where individuals could be left on their own against the unscrupulous. Unfortunately, these skeptics aren't familiar with how oversight would be performed in a libertarian society, and in fact, is already being performed in many cases. And that's what this article is about.
This commentary was published in MinnPost, a Minneapolis news service, written by our Vice Chair. He introduces the Libertarian philosophy to the public and asks them to consider, “What if politics could be more like how we already conduct ourselves in our daily lives?”
LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark was featured in a live, 40-minute segment on C-SPAN and C-SPAN Radio's Washington Journal on April 12. He made a compelling case for joining the Libertarian Party and responded to several calls from listeners. Listen here.