They apparently plan to spend almost a billion bucks in 2016: “A network of conservative advocacy groups backed by Charles and David Koch aims to spend a staggering $889 million in advance of the next White House election, part of an expansive strategy to build on its 2014 victories that may involve jumping into the Republican primaries[*].” What makes this fascinating, of course, is that the ‘insidious Koch conspiracy’ is pretty much the same as the ‘insidious libertarian conspiracy:’ to wit, they plan to take over, and then leave you the Hell alone. Continue reading The insidious Koch conspiracy strikes again!
Who here is shocked?
A major Democratic Party benefactor and Obama campaign bundler helped pay for professional petition circulators responsible for getting Virginia Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Robert C. Sarvis on the ballot — a move that could split conservative votes in a tight race.
Campaign finance records show the Libertarian Booster PAC has made the largest independent contribution to Sarvis’ campaign, helping to pay for professional petition circulators who collected signatures necessary to get Sarvis’ name on Tuesday’s statewide ballot.
Austin, Texas, software billionaire Joe Liemandt is the Libertarian Booster PAC’s major benefactor. He’s also a top bundler for President Barack Obama.
So why is an Obama supporter pumping up a third party candidate in a close race? Three possible reasons: Continue reading Big-time Obama bundler bankrolling Libertarian in Virginia gubernatorial race.
Come, I will conceal nothing from you: while I am friendly to a lot of libertarian ideas, I am not hard-shelled about it. I am no Lsyander Spooner or Benjamin Tucker. But I do know enough about the subject to know that, say, I was name-dropping some of the old-time thinkers there that the modern anarcho-capitalists like. In other words: I at least know what a modern Libertarian looks like.
I dunno if Robert Sarvis can say the same. Continue reading Charles C.W. Cooke eviscerates phony libertarian Virginia governor candidate Robert Sarvis.