For most Americans, voting is generally presented as a choice between two candidates, but with the growth of Executive Power under both the Bush and Obama administrations, the Libertarian Party has seen a surge of support.
“What I continue to see is growth and faith in the Libertarian Party,” said Knox County Libertarian Chairman T. Gregory Knox. “We’ve gotten more attention and votes every election cycle and we are getting more people on board each election. It’s a progress, but with social media spreading the word and with people getting sick of this left and right pendulum we’ve created, the Libertarian Party is getting more looks.”
Knox said currently the KCLP has about 100 members, but the core Libertarian value of small government has made it difficult to get members active in politics.
“The core values of the Libertarian Party are that we believe everyone is free, that you own your life, income, property, and that a free society is a consensual society,” he said. “We do not believe in using force to achieve political or social goals.”... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.