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Posts dated August 2009 through May 17, 2016; migrated from our Joomla site.

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Meet Darryl Perry, Libertarian Presidential Candidate

Since last summer, Outright Libertarians has sent its questionnaire to candidates seeking the Libertarian Party’s Presidential Nomination. With less than two weeks remaining before the party’s Nominating Convention in Orlando, we are publishing what is likely the last Libertarian Presidential candidate profile of this election season. While this candidate is the last to participate in …

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Meet Austin Petersen, Libertarian Presidential Candidate

After a brief hiatus, Outright Libertarians is continuing its blogging series on Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates. This month, we are focusing on Austin Wade Petersen. Austin Wade Petersen, age 34, is a businessman, online publication publisher, political commentator, activist, and self-described Constitutional Libertarian. He has reached particular fame among libertarians, having been Director of Production …

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Adjectives Aside, Bernie Sanders Is Not A Socialist

We libertarians think it’s fun to call Bernie Sanders a socialist, but he really isn’t one. He’s not even a democratic socialist. He is a social democrat. There are important distinctions in these definitions (italics by me for emphasis): Democratic socialism: a political ideology advocating a democratic political system alongside a socialist economic system, involving …

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Meet Marc Allan Feldman, Libertarian Presidential Candidate

  This month we are shining the spotlight on another candidate seeking the Libertarian Party’s nomination for President: Marc Allan Feldman, MD, MHS. We offered Feldman our very own questionnaire designed to assess Libertarian candidates on LGBTQ issues. Marc Allan Feldman, age 56, is a physician by trade currently residing in a suburb of Cleveland, …

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Meet Cecil Ince, Libertarian Presidential Candidate

This month we are shining the spotlight on another candidate seeking the Libertarian Party’s nomination for President: Cecil Ince. We offered Cecil our very own questionnaire designed to assess Libertarian candidates on LGBTQ issues. Cecil Ince, age 39, is an actor and business owner currently residing in Irving, Texas. He describes himself as a “Jeffersonian …

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World’s Gayest Political Quiz at NYC Pride 2015

From ManhattanLP.org: Despite the rainy start to the day, we gave Outright Libertarians‘ new “World’s Gayest Political Quiz” to over 250 people at the NYC LGBT Pride Festival.  When we ran out of those, we switched back to the standard “World’s Smallest Political Quiz” published by the Advocates for Self-Government.  As is usually the case at Pride events, …

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The Post-Marriage Equality Fight

Over at Reason.com, Scott Shackford asks if victory over marriage equality is where libertarians and the LGBTQ community part ways. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Outright has looked well beyond the day when marriage equality became a nationally guaranteed right. In fact, marriage equality is only the beginning. While Shackford acknowledges that there …

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