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L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — WILLIAM WELD: YOU’RE FIRED!

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — WILLIAM WELD: YOU’RE FIRED!

By L. Neil Smith Libertarians across the entire country were dismayed and nauseated last week to hear “their” Vice Presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Governor William F. Weld denounce, in the most mechanically and historically ignorant terms possible,  the private , civilian ownership of AR-15 rifles — apparently because they can be loaded with more than […]

Election 2016: Time for Libertarians to Dump Bill Weld

Election 2016: Time for Libertarians to Dump Bill Weld

By Thomas L Knapp I didn’t pay much attention in 1972 when vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton was removed from  the Democratic ticket and replaced by Sargent Shriver after it came to light that Eagleton had a record of psychiatric hospitalizations. I have a pretty good excuse  for being distracted — I was five years old […]

Gary Johnson, Libertarian frontrunner, booed by delegates as ‘failed Republican’

Gary Johnson, Libertarian frontrunner, booed by delegates as ‘failed Republican’

Not all Libertarians are on board with former Republican Govs. Gary Johnson and William Weld running together on the party’s presidential ticket. Mr. Johnson was booed by delegates at the Libertarian Party convention Friday during a preliminary debate after he described Mr. Weld’s candidacy as “beyond my wildest dreams” and called the former Massachusetts governor […]