Libertarian Party of San Francisco News

  • Teaching Intolerance

    Written by: 
    Aubrey Freedman

    Three recent articles in the San Francisco Examiner point to a disturbing trend in The City.  While it’s understood that the Bay Area leans left and the Examiner has gone completely leftist, nevertheless we see some new lows.

  • The Aftermath & Mae West

    Written by: 
    Aubrey Freedman

    While the final official vote counts are not all in yet, it’s still a bit of a disappointment for us Libertarians that our Presidential candidates did not fare as well as hoped in this zany election year.  At the latest count though, the Johnson-Weld ticket pulled in 4,429,013 votes this time (3.29%).  While drastically smaller than the 10% polling touted earlier in the year, still 4.4 million votes is nothing to sneeze at.  While we know that some voters chose the Libertarian ticket because of how bad the major party candidates were and will probably vote major party the next time, hopefully a significant number will stick with the liberty movement and vote their conscience again in future elections.  Meanwhile Johnson did pull

  • JULIAN ASSANGE AT THE GREEN PARTY CONVENTION

    Julian Assange, founder and editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks spoke via live feed before the Green Party’s National Convention on August 6, and once again helped us understand the nature of government – there is a lot that is challenging.  In particular, during this presidential election, choosing between the two main candidates, Assange says, is like choosing between cholera and gonorrhea. 
  • GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS NEVER DIE

    "The nearest thing to eternal life we will ever see on this earth is a government program," said Ronald Reagan.  Once established, regardless of the changing world around it and regardless of how many times it changes its official name, a government program is like The Blob – you can’t kill it. 

    As elsewhere, here in San Francisco hundreds of programs obliviously forge ahead, clash with one another, and contribute to the City’s eye-popping $9.6 billion budget. We offer some observations which you might find of interest:
  • MAD AS HELL? ORGANIZE!

    Turning our attention to what is good often replenishes our strength to continue finding ways to counter what is bad.  In this spirit, we offer 4 Good Things – 4 events representing ordinary people getting together with neighbors and friends to present solutions to challenges:
  • INDEPENDENCE DAY - ON BOTH SIDES OF THE POND

    Brexit the MovieIndependence Day! A happy American ritual on July 4th since 1776, when the colonies walked out of the British Commonwealth.  This year, another country is celebrating its own walking out, Britain!  As it is good to remember why the colonies parted company with King George – a belief in a people’s right to self determination – it is good to understand the British exit from the European Union.  Brexit the Movie is available for free on Youtube and Vimeo, and we hope you will watch it.