Welcome Home!

We’re born to be free to live our lives as we choose so long as we do not harm others. That’s what the Libertarian Party believes. We’re glad you found us here (in Michigan) where we have an exciting group of people who want to help you help us take charge of our lives, and put government in its proper place.

Neil Carrick Files Suit for Marriage/Religion Freedom in Michigan

He will be speaking at the Oakland County Libertarian meeting Wednesday February 18.
He spoke at the Wayne County Libertarian February meeting.

minister.jpgAs many of you know I filed a lawsuit concerning Religious Freedom against the State of Michigan. The case is Carrick v Snyder. The Defendants named are the Michigan Governor and Attorney General. The Complaint will be online in the next few days.

The Detroit News just posted this story. So in the next few days stories like this will emerge over me filing a lawsuit against the Governor and the Attorney General of Michigan over Religious Freedom and the Right of Clergy to do what they believe is right when it comes to marriage. Please lend me a hand here.

full column here.

Note: Neil will appear on Fox 2 Detroit’s ‘Let it Rip’ on Sunday a.m. 9:30 (1/18/15)
More News: Washington Post Blog by a UCLA Law Professor 1/14/15

“A Big Disappointment”
by Jason Brandenburg

ScottyHomeAfter the historic losses of Democrats in the 2014 election, politicians from both major parties are suddenly in a hurry to get something done. Establishment types are doing their best to both undermine the incoming class of Republican law makers and quietly get home to enjoy the holidays. After years of gridlock and a so called “do nothing congress”, we are expected to believe there is a renewed interest in doing the people’s business.

A search of Google shows that April 29, 2009 was the last time Congress passed an actual budget. Research a little more and you will find that even that was not a true budget. This kind of funding is known as an omnibus spending bill. The last time America operated under a true budget was in 1997 during the Clinton-Gingrich era. The country has been operating on continuing resolutions ever since.

The most recent omnibus bill funds the government through most of 2015. Consider this action exhibit ‘A’ that the major parties couldn’t care less what the voters have to say…

full column here.

Rodney Lockwood ‘Liberator of Belle Isle’ Addresses 2014 Libertyfest
2014 Defender of Liberty Award Winners Honored

Mr. Lockwood’s inspiring and informative presentation posted here.

Winners of This Year’s Libbies:

  • Producer of Liberty – Arnis Davidsons
  • Promoter of Liberty – Erin Stahl
  • Spokesperson for Liberty – Mary Buzuma

A special award was also presented to our speaker Rodney Lockwood. He received the first ever “It’s About Liberty I” Award which is to be given to a person who has worked “In Defense for the Moral Superiority of Laissez Faire Capitalism.”

Check for updates and details on our “Liberty Festivals” page.

Election 2014 Results

Greg Stempfle reports via Facebook and posted here:

  • Mary Buzuma: 35,570 votes (1.13%), Governor, LPM best ever
  • James Lewis: 60,874 votes (1.98%), Secretary of State, LPM best ever
  • Jim Fulner: 62,623 votes (2.01%), US Senator, only minor to exceed 2% since Jon Coon
  • State House average percentage 4.96%, LPM best ever
  • District 61, Michael Stampfler: 2,941 votes (8.88%), LPM best ever since Coon (15.74%)
  • State Senate average percentage 4.47%, LPM best ever
  • District 20, Lorence Wenke: 7,263 votes (9.03%), best ever for any 3d party
  • Congress average: 2.03%, best except 2012 (2.31%)
  • Ed Boards: two LPM candidates finish in top three for all races

In summary, “we done good.” Much to digest and look positively upon. Stempfle post.


Other Recent Stories and Posts

Go to this page (http://michiganlp.org/?page_id=63) for full listing of LPM news and stories.

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History of the Libertarian Party

Archive of the Libertarian Party of Michigan’s First 25 Years

End of the Two-Party System?

It’s with some reservation that I, Webmaster Brian, post the ‘Adolph Hitler’ video dubbed by our own Steve Mace to convey the message that the Two Party System—like the demise of our premier A-List 20th century dictator—is on the ropes. But I, Webmaster Brian, think it’s absolutely brilliant… and devastating. Let me know what you think… using Reply box below.

Advisory: some language is, well, PG-85. If you’re over 85, you may consider it unduly harsh and profane. Though my guess is ol’ Adolph actually used a little profanity here and there and it’s certainly how the higher echelons of power in Lansing do business and lament their approaching end of days. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4A3XuH8rhg&feature=share

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6 thoughts on “Welcome Home!

  1. Arnis Davidsons

    Congratulations to the new Board members!

    I am the current “caretaker” of our Statue of Liberty. If ANYONE has any information regarding the history of this statue, PLEASE send me an email! All I know is that she was a donation to LPWM from LPSWM. If anyone knows WHO made her, or WHEN she was made, (or any other info), PLEASE let me know. Many people asked me questions about her at the Convention, which I was unable to answer. I would like to write up a “history” of “the Lady”, and perhaps make a sign to display next to her when she’s out in public. While she looks good for her age, I’m hoping to get her “cleaned up” a bit, and fit her with a new torch. I’m also hoping to get her back out on public display more often. (We really need a trailer!)

    If anyone has any info for me, my email is:

    Thank you for any help.
    In Liberty
    Arnie Davidsons
    Vice Chair, LPWM

    1. Arnis Davidsons

      Ok, Folks.. I have received some information that conflicts, regarding Lady Liberty.
      Is there a chance that we have TWO of them? Anybody with info, please feel free to pitch in!

      Thank you,.
      Arnie Davidsons

  2. Bob

    When i clicked on your calendar to view/download free pdf doc it wanted me to install a toolbar. I do not use or d-load toolbars. I am interested in the info. Can i get these doc’s elsewhere?

  3. Gregory Creswell

    I would like to thank all who attended the Liberty Fest 2014 dinner and to those who wanted too but could not, your presences and well wishes were felt throughout the hall. I, Gregory, was in charge of finding a trophy shop, making sure that all was in order pertaining to the trophies. I blew it when it came to one of the winner’s first name. It was missed spelled, I did not do my job correctly. It will be corrected. The winner with good humor, took it all in stride. He accepted my apology on behalf of myself and the Libertarian Party’s Wayne County chapter (we hosted the event). Mr. Davidsons, thanks for understanding and your humbling good natured response. God Bless.


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