Libertarian Party

Selling Freedom

Libertarians like Larry Sharpe.It was nearly impossible to attend a state-level Libertarian Party (L.P.) convention in 2017 and not see the affable …

Elections

Will 2018 Be a Breakout Year For a Viable Third Party?

The last presidential election left the traditional Democratic and Republican parties splintered. The growing sentiment that the Washington …

Conservative View

Jeff Sessions in the wrong and out of step on weed

In 2013, Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Cole signed a memorandum titled “Guidance Regarding Marijuana Enforcement.” That memo was a big deal, a …

Cannabis

At least 44 LGBTQ Texans are running for office in 2018

Bulk of LGBTQ candidates are Democrats seeking local judicial officesThe post At least 44 LGBTQ Texans are running for office in 2018 appeared first …

LGBTQ

It's high time for Congress to end marijuana prohibition

On Jan. 4, acting against the advice of his own Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the …

Cannabis

Do Republicans Still Believe in States' Rights? Sessions' Marijuana Policy Is Ultimate Test

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo on Thursday, giving federal prosecutors leeway to go after marijuana in states where the …

Cannabis

Oklahoma's gubernatorial candidates mostly avoid stance on marijuana

Chris Casteel Staff Writer ccasteel@oklahoman.comUpdated with comments from Republican candidate Gary Richardson and Libertarian candidate Rex …

Cannabis

Cash, candidates and cannabis

NORMAN — Something old, something new, something probably borrowed, and something ... well, green, actually.<p>Though it’s still early in the year, …

Cannabis Industry

Gary Johnson: Trump admin marijuana policy shift could cost him re-election

Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary JohnsonGary JohnsonGary Johnson: I don’t want to be president anymore ‘because of Trump’ Gary Johnson …

Elections

5 things I refuse to worry about this year

• <b>James Altucher writes that he can't predict what will happen in the next year, but there are 5 things he will not worry about.</b>• <b><br>Instead of worrying about money, he'll just execute on his work — and instead of worrying about political issues, he plans to ignore them.</b>• <b><br>He also won't worry about the</b> …

John Stossel: Is 2018 the year of the Libertarian Party?

President Trump is up 3 percent!<p>I refer to the betting odds. Gamblers (mostly in Europe because political bets are legal there) now give the president a 53 percent chance of finishing his first term.<p>That's it -- they barely think he'll complete four years. This must seem wrong to Trump supporters, …

Elections

FOX NEWS FIRST: Key meeting on DACA, DREAMers at White House; Trump, Kim Jong Un push each other's 'buttons'

Welcome to Fox News First. Not signed up yet? Click here.<p>Developing now, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018:<p><b>The Trump administration officials to have key meeting with congressional leaders on DACA and DREAMers at the White House today</b>• <b><br>Trump fires back at North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un's nuclear button</b> …

Joanna Gaines

Stossel: Is 2018 the Year of the Libertarian Party?

Libertarians had high hopes last presidential race. The candidates offered by the two major political parties were hated, so libertarians thought …

Elections

Ron Paul predicts a Libertarian will run competitively in the 2020 election

Former Congressman Ron Paul says the current upside down nature of two-party politics in the United States is setting the stage for the right …

Conservative View

Ron Paul: ‘We Are On The Verge Of Something Like What Happened In ’89 When The Soviet System Just Collapsed’

The godfather of the Tea Party movement and perhaps the most prominent right-leaning libertarian in America, Ron Paul, believes the economic boom the …

Patriot Act

Democrat voter rolls signal midterm election trouble

Democrats for years have said Arizona was about to tip in their direction, and those hopes grew with President Trump in office — but the early …

Elections

The 5 Most Critical US Senate Elections of 2018

With a narrow GOP majority in the U.S. Senate, all eyes will be on a handful of contested seats up for grabs. Though more than 30 are at stake, here …

Elections

Reddcoin's Price Just Spiked After John McAfee Tweeted About It

The price of Reddcoin, a largely unheard of cryptocurrency, has spiked over 650 percent in the last week, with most of that jump coming in the last …

Cryptocurrency

Maine voters introduce ranked-choice ballot initiative

Voters have long complained about being forced into bad binary choices between less-than-perfect (or worse) candidates. Maine voters last year took …

Paul LePage

Gilligan at Lake Eola fountain: He forgot the bread

100 of Central Florida's most influential people weigh in on current events. Read their thoughts on the biggest stories of the week and see what they …

Orlando

Opinion: Three timeless investment lessons of 2017

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — There is no shortage of investment lessons to draw from the securities markets in 2017.<p>But in this column, one of …

Business

I nearly took my own life, and what I've learned since

CLOSE<p>Watch as candidates for governor answer questions about the state of mental health in Iowa during the Register's mental health forum at Des …

Mental Health

Caputo, Paladino, Stone cleared in defamation lawsuit tied to '10 gubernatorial race

A Manhattan jury last week cleared Carl Paladino, Michael Caputo and Roger Stone in a defamation lawsuit tied to the 2010 gubernatorial election, …

Elections

A political era died this month — and few people noticed

The recent death of former congressman and third-party presidential candidate John Anderson is a peculiar milestone in U.S. political history, something like the final Lincoln Town Car rolling off the assembly line or the passing of the last Civil War veteran.<p>John Anderson was a famous example of a …

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

The January Effect: Another too-good-to-be-true bit of investing advice

The January Effect used to be a reliable way for traders to turn a quick buck between late December and early January. But, on Wall Street at least, all good things come to an end.<p>In fact, this famous year-end pattern stopped working some 15 years ago. Old beliefs die hard, however, and many …

Money

Missouri Senate candidate Petersen accepting Bitcoin donations

<b>WASHINGTON</b> • Missouri Republican Senate candidate Austin Petersen said Thursday he has accepted bitcoin contributions from about a dozen donors to …

Cryptocurrency

Tina Smith reaction from Al Franken, Amy Klobuchar, Keith Ellison, Republicans etc.

Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace U.S. Sen Al Franken, who is resigning.Here are some reactions.<b>RELATED: MN</b> …

Tina Smith

How 22,800 Write-In Votes Changed the Alabama Senate Election

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — As supporters of Roy S. Moore on Wednesday sifted the results of his stunning loss in Alabama, one number jumped out: About 22,800 write-in votes were cast, more than the gap separating Mr. Moore, the scandal-plagued Republican, from the victorious Doug Jones, the first …

Elections

Liberals win Bonavista-Burin-Trinity

Surrounded by friends and family in his hometown of Centerville-Wareham-Trinity, Churence Rogers was welcomed to cheers and hugs after becoming the …

Liberal Gordie Hogg defeats former Tory cabinet minister in South Surrey-White Rock

The governing Liberals wrestled away a hotly contested Metro Vancouver riding from the federal Conservatives on Monday night, reinforcing the party’s …

Canada