Our Manhattan Libertarian Party will hold its nominating convention, for Citywide offices on Tuesday – Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, Borough Presidents and City Council all up for election — but spending […]
About Ron Litchman
(His views expressed herein are solely his own, and not necessarily those of the Libertarian Party, national, state or county, or Libertarian Party candidates for office.)
A lawyer, portfolio manager and investment advisor, Ron Litchman was elected Chair of the MLP in 2016, and writes on economics, government policy and current politics with a Libertarian voice.
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Article II, section 1, of our Constitution vests the executive power in a president of the United States.
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The Ninth Circuit panel did not follow our advice. (This often happens).
After a week of outrage, marches, protests, and general hysteria over President Trump’s Executive Order 13769 on immigration (“the EO ”), the upshot is (a) all of the affected travelers, who were […]
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This Sunday’s dust-up – or one of them – was President Trump’s comment, when quizzed by Bill O’Reilly, on his “respect” for Mr. Putin.
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Planned Parenthood is on the right side of the (Libertarian) principle that women (like all individuals) own their own bodies.
First came the apparition of “universal affordable” health care, purporting to be affordable only by the legerdemain of taxpayer subsidies and not even pretending to provide much health care, considering its mountainous […]
Republican talking heads on the network Sunday talks shows were largely in mourning. “We know . . . if we had a serious candidate, we could be winning this election” captured the […]
The next president of the United States will not be Donald Trump. It will likely be Gary Johnson – or, possibly, Hillary Clinton. I’ll explain. The Trump campaign, if not clinically dead […]
Two words in last Friday’s New York Times’ banner headline . . . “DALLAS” . . . “SNIPER” . . . triggered an involuntary and instantaneous flashback: JFK in ‘63.
There’s a headline to make some Libertarians cringe. In particular the “anarcho-” contingent, who consider Government and laws anathema, categorically.
The Wall Street Journal today reported that Bernie Sanders told MSNBC that he will vote for Hillary, but later told CBS that he’s not “endorsing” her – a semantic hairsplitting worthy of […]
You are entirely focused on the remaining primaries, and then the convention, I understand. Maybe, just m-a-y-b-e, it’s still possible for Bernie to get the nod . . .
My friend “George” owns a pet store. A family business. George is the “pop” and “Martha’s” the “mom,” who runs the garden center next door. Two really nice stores, in […]