There has been lots of LP Drama of late. It seems that some of the candidates must be threatened by Dr. Mary Ruwart, as they have accused her of supporting kiddie porn. I have found that the recent series of events are best summed up over at LewRockwell.com.
Dr. Ruwart’s campaign has issued a press release which is posted at Third Party Watch – people are fiery and passionate about these accusations and the way in which LP HQ has handled this. Ian Bernard, host of podcast show Free Talk Live has officially stated that this is the last straw, he is leaving the LP.
I personally wish that Ian would not leave, as we need more people like him. I would be going to Denver, if something serious didn’t recently occur in my life. I think it’s important to try to save the “Party of Principle”. For a while, I was on the fence about who I supported, now I know who my candidate is. I am proud to say that I support Mary Ruwart for President of the United States of America. Because of her, my best friend converted to libertarian thoughts and ideas. All it took was loaning out the book “Healing Our World”. I believe that Mary will make the tent bigger, and bring the party back to it’s true roots.
If Wayne Allen Root is attacking her by using the usual tactics that we have come to expect from the Demopublicans then it is a sure sign that she must be good, and her enemies must grasp at straws to sully her good name.
I think this quote from Albert Einstein sums the whole scenario up quite well:
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly. (quoted in New York Times, March 13, 1940)