August 19, 2021

The Revolutionary Act of Non Agression

in Libertarianism

by Josh Marcinik

“It is not easy to give you a just and accurate idea of the sufferings of the Army at large – of the loss of men on this account. Were they to be minutely detailed, your feelings would be wounded,”…
June 09, 2021

In Washington’s Footsteps

in Personal Stories

by Erik Gerhardt

What was my red pill that brought me to libertarianism? It comes from my schooling and the tragedy of the 9/11 attacks. My libertarian journey started with the stories I heard around the camp fire while in the Boy Scouts,…
May 25, 2021

Lockdowns: An Attack on Liberty

in Libertarianism

by Randy Garbin

Not for a moment did this libertarian believe that the lockdowns or mask mandates would have any effect against the spread COVID 19. And what do you know? I was right.  Podcaster Tom Woods has hammered on this point for…
May 13, 2021

Adventures in Libertarianland

in Personal Stories

by Randy Garbin

Sometime in 1982, I turned the final page of the book Atlas Shrugged, and as I closed its cover, the red pill slid down my throat. With my brain on fire with all the ideas crystalizing in my head, I…
May 12, 2021

MontCo Libertarians take out the trash in Pottstown

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by Randy Garbin

Last Saturday, the Montgomery County Libertarian Party lead a group of fifteen volunteers who came to Pottstown to help in a downtown cleanup effort. Led by committee member Michael Mastrocola, the event was also an effort to bring attention to…
May 10, 2021

Mont Pelerin and Montgomery County

in Libertarianism

by Josh Marcinik

A libertarian schism more than forty years in the making is coming to a head in Pittsburgh. Given what's at stake, is this necessary or at all productive for a party perennially on the political fringe? The outlook for increased…
May 05, 2021

Thoughts on the Pittsburgh prickle

in Party Matters

by Randy Garbin

Unless you’re a libertarian living in a cave or without an internet connection, you’re surely aware of the brewing tempest heading to Pittsburgh next week.  I’d like to state for the record that I personally support Marc Bozzacco’s candidacy for…
May 19, 2021

We All Get to Vote in this Primary

in Local Issues

by Montco LP Committee

Posted with permission from the Chester County Libertarian Party. The doors of the Pennsylvania Members-Only Primary Club will be open to all on May 18th this year. This is because of some critical referendums on the ballot that every voter…
March 16, 2021

MontCo LP Emergency Powers Statement

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by Montco LP Committee

The Montgomery County Libertarian Committee of Pennsylvania is calling on all registered Libertarians as well a all registered voters generally within the commonwealth of Pennsylvania to vote ‘Yes’ on two ballot questions on May 18th 2021 regarding the governor’s emergency…
March 16, 2021

“After one year”— New Rays of Hope to End the “Emergency

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by Richard P. Gilly Esq.

Beginning one year ago, State Governors and the President began using executive orders, generally without legislative approval, to impose lockdowns and other personal and business restrictions intended to combat a “pandemic.” After one year, this posting explains why now is…
March 02, 2021

Federal judge declares CDC ban on evictions over COVID-19 to be unconstitutional

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by Richard P. Gilly Esq.

A federal judge in Texas has declared that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) moratorium on evictions for COVID reasons violates the U.S. Constitution. Decision here. The CDC moratorium on evictions had been in effect and was extended until at…
February 27, 2021

Federal Court to rule on Governor Wolf's emergency dictates

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by Richard P. Gilly Esq.

With all the legal appeal briefs filed as of a few weeks ago, a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals is now poised to rule on Pennsylvania Governor Wolf's appeal of a District Court decision striking down some of Pennsylvania's earlier…
December 06, 2020

Walking Away

in Personal Stories

by Josh Marcinik

I tried to blink away the sleep, which should have been easier given the FBI agents from the Philadelphia field office standing a few feet in front of me.  The year was 2016, and I was working as a bottom-level…
September 15, 2020

Libertarian Candidate Marc Bozzacco Talking Taxes and Mass Incarceration with Ken Krawchuk

in Local Issues

by Randy Garbin

Abington residents, Marc Bozzacco, the Libertarian Candidate for State Representative 153rd District and past Gubernatorial Libertarian Candidate, Ken Krawchuk, sat down on Saturday to talk about Marc’s campaign and to answer questions about his reasons for running.  Marc began the…
May 20, 2020

ReOpen Upper Perk Drive By Parade

in News

by Joseph Van Wagner

Montco Libertarians to Stage Five “ReOpen Upper Perk” Drive By Parades on May 31st The Montgomery County Libertarians are hosting a two hour series of five rallies on Sunday, May 31st, to protest the disastrous shutdowns that are devastating businesses…
May 20, 2020

Montco Libertarians to Stage Nine “Shutdown the Shutdown” Rallies on May 30th

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by Joseph Van Wagner

The Montgomery County Libertarians are hosting an all-day series of nine rallies on Saturday, May 30th, to protest the disastrous shutdowns that are devastating businesses and individuals alike in Montgomery County and throughout Pennsylvania. #ShutdownTheShutdown. The peaceful rallies are to…
February 07, 2020

I Welcome the Only Boot I’d Lick

in Party Matters

by Henry Conoly

The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect those of the Montgomery County Libertarian Committee or its members.  I wholly admit that the Libertarian Party has a branding issues. That issue did not begin recently, but truly dates…
February 05, 2020

Boot the Libertarian Freak Show

in Party Matters

by Randy Garbin

The opinions expressed in this article are not those of the MontcoLP Comittee. It is part one of a two-part series about the state of the party's public perception.  Let's Fix the Libertarian Party’s Branding Problem Having spent most of…
July 27, 2019

The Death Penalty In Pennsylvania: A Case Study In Government Waste

in Local Issues

by Andrew Hatstat

Imagine you own a business with zero customers. How long will you keep paying your employees to look busy? In the private world, owners of failing businesses quickly change their strategy or shut down to minimize their losses. In contrast,…
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