Description

We continue from Ep 5 talking about the evolution of the platform of the Libertarian Party, including its high and low points.  Particular attention is given to the 2002 and 2004 platform and as it relates to the “Portland Massacre” of 2006 engineered by the Reform Caucus leading to the birth of the Radical Caucus.

Other topics include:

  1. What is the “Big Tent”?
  2. What is the difference between critiquing people versus ideas
  3. 2018 Platform changes and Caryn Ann’s involvement as Chairwoman
  4. The LP Program
  5. The silly battles between the radicals, the moderates, and the pragmatists
  6. The role of the Platform Committee and its members
  7. Abortion and the Libertarian Party
  8. Is the Libertarian Party “centrist”?

2002 Libertarian Party Platform: https://lpedia.org/2002_National_Platform

2004 Libertarian Party Platform: http://www.lpedia.org/2004_National_Platform

Platform of the Libertarian Party Radical Caucus: http://www.lpradicalcaucus.org/platform

Reason article on the Portland Massacre: https://reason.com/archives/2006/07/07/the-portland-plank-massacre-of

L.K. Samuels on the Portland Massacre: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2006/07/lk-samuels/evicting-libertarian-party-principles-theportlandpurge/

Lew Rockwell on the Portland Massacre: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2006/09/lew-rockwell/the-lps-turkish-delight/

Brian Holtz on “De-Kookification”: http://marketliberal.org/FixLP.html

Caryn Ann’s widely shared article on abortion: http://independentpoliticalreport.com/2015/08/caryn-ann-harlos-abortion-and-the-libertarian-conscience/

Caryn Ann on the Big Tent and the lines in the sand: https://steemit.com/nonagression/@pinkflame/a-libertarian-party-partisan-draws-her-linefqafa

Info about Caryn Ann: http://lpedia.org/Caryn_Ann_Harlos

 

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT on new find that is a lynchpin in the argument for the assertion that the Libertarian Party absolutely holds that taxation is theft discussed in Ep 4.

 

Please support this podcast by visiting: http://biglpodcast.com/#Support

 

iTunes review also help!  Please leave one today for a shout-out (unless it is a bad review, LOL, then you may get a different kind of shout-out).

 

You can also support Caryn Ann also by beginning all Amazon purchases through her affiliate link.  For instance, check out this book at https://amzn.to/2OwnKsJ (a great intro book to the Party), and then just continue your searches and purchases from there.  Amazon gives credit to any purchases done during the session not just the featured book.  Please shop OFTEN AND HARD.

 

You can contact Caryn Ann at [email protected]

 

Follow Caryn Ann on social media and other sharing sites:

 

Steemit: https://steemit.com/@pinkflame

Facebook Public Figure: https://www.facebook.com/pinkflameofliberty/

Facebook Personal: https://www.facebook.com/carynannharlos

MeWe: mewe.com/i/caryn_annharlos

Minds: https://www.minds.com/CarynAnnHarlos

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/pinkflameofliberty

All Big L Patrons are automatically given patron status for the Pink Flame of Liberty show.

 

Disclaimer:  All opinions are those of Caryn Ann Harlos only and not to be attributed as the official position of the Libertarian Party.

See More See Less

Subscribe

Leave us a review, comment or subscribe!

Meet the hosts

discussions

  • Curious as to everyone’s favorite charity? Personally, I prefer to support organizations that don’t ask the government for money (as I’m sure most on this site would agree). Any charities out there that you’ve researched that are worth the money?

    Jump to Discussion Post 11 replies
  • I only just joined Liberty.me and in order to populate my friends list, I have sent friend requests to all my fellow Canadians in the group, The Canadians. I live in Abbotsford, BC and am particularly interested in contacting fellow British Columbians, maybe to get a discussion group started or organize social get togethers in the Vancouver Lower Mainland.

    Jump to Discussion Post 6 replies
  • I find it odd that the Libertarian candidates never touch base on this issue in their campaigns. I want all anarchists, Libertarians, Anarcho-Capitalists, ect too answer.   The photo below shows the “Great Society” leader, and the other who was accused of being a Communist insurgent shaking hands over the Voting Rights Act of 1965. I guess this photograph sums-up on what version of history one will refuse to accept, and the other which will be accepted as the “norm.”  

    Jump to Discussion Post 8 replies