Author Archives: jpragit

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Have you signed up for our monthly e-mail newsletter? If no, why not!? Stay current with DuPage Libertarians events, meetings, campaigns, and our fight for reducing taxes, decreasing government, and increasing freedom in DuPage County and Illinois! To subscribe to … Continue reading

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We Defeated the Sugar Tax. Now What?

Thanks to the Libertarian Party of Chicago and many other groups and concerned taxpayers, including Claire Ball, Libertarian candidate for Comptroller, the citizens of Cook County and surrounding areas were able to fight and defeat Cook County’s dreaded sugar tax. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on George Washington’s Farewell Address

By Krysta Walker, Ballot Director for Libertarian Party of Illinois In 1796, after serving two terms as President of the new United States, George Washington saw his opportunity to retire from the political scene. His service to the American people … Continue reading

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No, the Charlottesville Driver Did Not Act in Self-Defense

White Nationalists Spin Tragedy in Their Favor As everyone is aware, last week violence broke out between between protesters and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia culminating in a white supremacist driving his speeding car into a group of counter-protesters killing 1 … Continue reading

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Charlottesville – Hate and Violence is Never Acceptable

The events in Charlottesville, Virginia are tragic and horrifying. Various racist, white supremacist groups converged on the small college town of Charlottesville to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert Lee. Protesters carried flags with Nazi swastikas … Continue reading

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