The Libertarian Alternative

September 15, 2017

Run for Office as a Libertarian!

It’s official!  The Libertarian Party will be on the ballot in Arkansas in 2018, and we’re looking for candidates to run for public office. If you […]
July 12, 2017

Libertarian Party Of Arkansas Officially Recognized As New Political Party

On July 10th Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin declared The Libertarian Party of Arkansas a “New Political Party” for the fourth consecutive time. Now that the […]
June 12, 2017

Libertarians Submit “New Political Party” Petitions

The Libertarian Party of Arkansas delivered petitions to the Arkansas Secretary of State’s office today, seeking to become a “new political party” for the 2018 elections.  […]
May 29, 2017

A Memorial Day Message from the Libertarian Party of Arkansas

On this Memorial Day, the Libertarian Party of Arkansas joins with all Arkansans in reverently remembering our nation’s fallen heroes, and grieving their loss. In a […]
April 9, 2017

LPAR Elects New Officers, Honors Award Recipients

At its annual State Convention on Saturday, April 8, the Libertarian Party of Arkansas elected new officers and Executive Committee delegates, and honored a number of […]
March 25, 2017

LPAR Ballot-Access Petition Drive is Underway

Once again, the Libertarian Party is beginning the process of becoming a “New Political Party” in Arkansas. To be on the ballot in 2018, we need […]
February 14, 2017

LPAR Annual State Convention, April 8th – Big Liberty Little Rock ’17

The Libertarian Party of Arkansas will hold its annual state convention on Saturday April 8 in Little Rock.  Items on the agenda include officer elections and […]
November 2, 2016

This time, vote Libertarian

Election day is drawing near, and we face important decisions.  Voters will have choices in many races that include Libertarian candidates.  In fact, Libertarians represent the […]
October 30, 2016

The 2016 Arkansas Ballot Initiatives: A Libertarian’s Perspective

We asked Michael Vaughn, Chair of the Pulaski County Libertarian Party (PCLP) to share his recommendations on the 2016 ballot initiatives, based on his research of […]
October 27, 2016

Candidate Mark West on the Supreme Court’s Rejection of Issue 7

To: All media concerning the Supreme Court’s rejection of Issue 7 on Arkansas ballots. When influential and wealthy people are able to use the courts to […]
November 6, 2014

Victory for the AR Libertarians! Election by the numbers

After running an incredible campaign, educating hundreds of thousands of Arkansans about the libertarian philosophy and the LPAR, our esteemed gubernatorial candidate Frank Gilbert earned 16,217 […]
November 5, 2014

A personal “thank you” from the LPAR Chair

While we wait on the last county to report it’s election totals, I wanted to take a moment of your time to give some amazing Arkansans […]
August 6, 2014

Can Frank Win?

This is a question I have heard over and over since Frank Gilbert announced his candidacy last year. To be honest, it is one of my […]
June 17, 2014

Reform the Income Tax? No, Replace It!

The 16th amendment to the U.S. constitution was passed in 1913 and has become a drag on economic growth and an administrative nightmare for taxpayers. The […]
June 3, 2014

Coleman Supporters Welcome!

I respect the hard work and expansive spirit that made Coleman for Governor the most interesting and exciting thing to come out of the Arkansas GOP […]
April 24, 2014

What To Do about Taxes?

All libertarians argue for cutting taxes, but they don’t always agree on how or how much. My preference would be to eliminate all taxes and let […]
March 27, 2014

The Militarization of the Police

For those who follow the news or participate in social media networks, it has been hard to miss the numerous stories about the killing or assault […]
March 24, 2014

The Non Aggression Principle, as I understand it

The “Non Aggression Principle” (or NAP) is an ethical doctrine that states that aggression is wrong, aggression being defined as the initiation of physical force or […]
March 5, 2014

We the Employers need to adopt new hiring criteria

Every couple of years, voters hire representatives to do the job of protecting the interest of the people. It has been common practice to elect lawyers […]
February 27, 2014

We Are Libertarians

We Are Libertarians We are not “Republican-light.” We are not “Democratic-light.” We are Libertarians. It is tiresome to continually be asked why we would want to […]

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