Libertarians

Vote Today for Your Favorite Libertarian

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We Join Ken Cuccinelli In Asking Rand Paul Supporters To Vote For Ted Cruz

With Senator Paul’s departure from the Presidential contest, Ted Cruz is the only candidate running for President who would advance the causes that have been so ably championed by Rand Paul. To protect your civil liberties, to roll back special interests and the Washington cartel, to reign in the Fed, and to advance criminal justice reform, we urge Rand Paul’s liberty movement voters to support Ted Cruz for President.

Conservatism: A better future for American liberty, prosperity and security

CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie and our colleague constitutional lawyer Mark Fitzgibbons made the argument in a recent op-ed in The Washington Times that two debates dominating our politics today show that, while conservatives, neocons and libertarians often make common cause in politics, the conservative formula of constitutional government informed by God's laws offers a better future for American liberty, prosperity and security.

The Libertarians Who Got SCOTUS To Hear Obamacare Challenge

David Weigel, Bloomberg

Usually snarky liberal David Weigel posts an interesting article claiming the fact that King v. Burwell made it to the Supreme Court is a triumph for years of libertarian organizing, thinking, and suing, in Washington and in schools across America.

New Rep Hardy on TEAParty Conservatism, Libertarianism

Amber Phillips, Las Vegas Sun

Hardy is focused on how he can use his blend of Tea Party conservatism and pragmatic libertarianism to lift gov't's burden on Nevadans. "I'm about as far right as you can get on the issues. But I'm a realist," he added. 

Voting Republican Is Smart Choice for Libertarians

Grover Norquist for Reason Magazine

There are liberty GOP candidates on the ballot. Let's not give those up to Democrats by voting Libertarian, says Grover Norquist.

Rand Paul Slams GOP on Minorities, Voting

Katie Gluek, Politico

Sen. Rand Paul blasted his own party for making it tougher for minorities to vote. Paul has long argued that drug laws disproportionately affect minorities and has also championed restoring voting rights for some non-violent felons. 

Larry Elder vs. Rand Paul on Ferguson

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Calling Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) an "odd duck," conservative talk radio host Larry Elder accused Paul of needlessly fueling the notion that cops are out to get black people. On The Laura Ingraham Show, Elder also said that he was as libertarian as Paul but disagreed with his foreign policy views.

On Ferguson, Are Libertarians Playing With Fire?

Daniel Horowitz, Breitbart

"To completely and dishonestly ignore the role that violent crime plays in limiting liberty and the critical role that a robust police response plays in preserving liberty is antithetical to all of our values."

Why Amash Will Win

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

Libertarian politics are on the rise in Michigan. Here's what to watch for on Tuesday.

LIVE FROM VEGAS! CHQ To Cover Mark Skousen's FreedomFest

This week ConservativeHQ will bring you live coverage of Mark Skousen's FreedomFest 2014 from sunny Las Vegas. Featured speakers include Steve Forbes, P.J. O'Rourke, John Stossel, Tea Party Patriots' Jenny Beth Martin, conservative legend Lee Edwards, and ConservativeHQ's very own Richard Viguerie.

Richard Mellon Scaife, Champion of Conservative Causes, Dies

Hansi Lo Wang, WUWM

Veteran activist and fundraiser Richard Viguerie says the conservative movement owes a great debt to Scaife, heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune. Viguerie says Scaife leveraged his wealth to promote conservative and libertarian ideas, like insuring individual liberty and limited gov't.

A Free Market Guide To Assessing Reform Conservative Policies

Scott Lincicome, The Federalist

The right’s reform agenda should be based on a few fundamental, free market principles on which most conservatives and libertarians can agree.

Can You Hear Me Now? NO!

Jamie Radtke, The Bull Elephant

The House voted to shut down the NSA spying program that allowed them to collect large swaths of phone data without the need for a warrant. This was a victory for liberty and privacy, but most the credit for this victory should go to our libertarian friends.

Was Mitt Romney's Loss A Good Thing For The GOP?

Austin Petersen, The Libertarian Republic

Conservative icon Richard Viguerie discusses the civil war in the GOP. A staunch critic of Mitt Romney, Viguerie tears into the big gov't Repubs. in his new book “Takeover.” He says now there's a stronger movement that could theoretically take over the GOP by '17 if they take heed and follow his advice.

Did Rick Santorum Dis Rand Paul?

Jonathan Topaz, Politico

Santorum said Paul isn’t his “leader” and that he doesn’t think the GOP will nominate him in 2016. “I don’t think that will happen because the Repub. Party is not a libertarian party. It is a conservative party. And it will nominate a conservative, not a libertarian.”

Michael S. Murphy: Architect of the Wis. GOP Upheaval

Daniel Bice, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

He's a prominent party official, a leader of the libertarian faction within the state Republican Party, a Rand Paul fan, and a Milwaukee cop. He's not afraid to speak his mind on RINOs like John McCain, Paul Ryan, and Ron Johnson.

Huckabee: Americans in Line for TSA Less Free than N. Koreans

Dan Riehl, Breitbart

Perhaps demonstrating how little he actually has to say to more Libertarian would be GOP 2016 voters, Mike Huckabee over-stepped in reaching out to them with a reference to the U.S. as N. Korea and the comment was quickly tossed back in his face thanks to social media.