Looking Forward to 2020 and the Next Election

I have a feeling the next election is going to be a break-out year for the Libertarian Party of Canada. Pragmatic libertarians are learning that soft selling liberty gets about as many votes as being radical without the benefit of making more libertarians. The PPC got the same percentage of votes the LPoC typically gets in ridings where we run candidates, but there aren’t more libertarians in Canada as a result. In the US, Johnson and Weld didn’t do appreciably better than radical presidential candidates would have, and there aren’t more libertarians as a result of their candidacy. In other words pragmatic libertarians are learning that culture matters more than electoral success, or at least that if you’re going to put up libertarian numbers you might as well have a clear libertarian message. Continue reading

Hypothetically if the Libertarian party reached a majority, what would the 4 year plan be?

While I stand firm on the long term plan of the Libertarian party, an abrupt change would create chaos. Such chaos that the public would not stay with it for more than 1 term. Hypothetically if the Libertarian party reached a majority, what would the 4 year plan be? Continue reading