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  • Libertarian pioneer endorses Bush

    10/27/2004 1:20:24 AM PDT · by ChristianDefender · 3 replies · 288+ views
    The WorldNet.Daily ^ | 10-27-04 | Heddiejun
    Libertarian pioneer endorses Bush Former presidential candidate says too much at stake not to support 'W' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: October 27, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com The first Libertarian Party candidate for president, who ran for the nation's highest office in 1972, has issued an open letter to fellow party members urging them to vote for President Bush on Tuesday. Besides running for the White House, Dr. John Hospers wrote what he calls the first full-length book on the libertarian philosophy, "Libertarianism." He also wrote the party's Statement of Principles at the first Libertarian national convention in 1972. SPONSORED...
  • An Open Letter To Libertarians [1972 Presidential candidate Hospers endorses Bush]

    10/25/2004 8:15:35 AM PDT · by Mike Fieschko · 16 replies · 607+ views
    Sense of Life Objectivists ^ | Oct 25, 2004 | John Hospers
    Dear Libertarian: As a way of getting acquainted, let me just say that I was the first presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party back in l972, and was the author of the first full-length book, Libertarianism, describing libertarianism in detail. I also wrote the Libertarian Party’s Statement of Principles at the first libertarian national convention in 1972. I still believe in those principles as strongly as ever, but this year -- more than any year since the establishment of the Libertarian Party -- I have major concerns about the choices open to us as voting Americans. There is a belief...
  • An Open Letter to Libertarians

    10/25/2004 8:41:19 AM PDT · by Dr. Free Market · 53 replies · 8,726+ views
    The BIDINOTTO BLOG ^ | 10/25/04 | John Hospers
    When the stakes are not high it is sometimes acceptable, even desirable, to vote for a "minor party" candidate who cannot possibly win, just to "get the word out" and to promote the ideals for which that candidate stands. But when the stakes are high, as they are in this election, it becomes imperative that one should choose, not the candidate one considers philosophically ideal, but the best one available who has the most favorable chance of winning. The forthcoming election will determine whether it is the Republicans or the Democrats that win the presidency. That is an undeniable reality....
  • LIBERTARIAN PARTY FOUNDER ENDORSES BUSH

    10/24/2004 10:37:30 AM PDT · by Y2Krap · 217 replies · 12,789+ views
    AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL LIBERTARIANS | 10-24-2004 | Dr. John Hospers
    LIBERTARIAN PARTY FOUNDER ENDORSES BUSH From Elder Statesman John Hospers * * * AN OPEN LETTER TO LIBERTARIANS Dear Libertarian: As a way of getting acquainted, let me just say that I was the first presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party back in l972, and was the author of the first full-length book, Libertarianism, describing libertarianism in detail. I also wrote the Libertarian Party’s Statement of Principles at the first libertarian national convention in 1972. I still believe in those principles as strongly as ever, but this year -- more than any year since the establishment of the Libertarian Party...