Issues

The LPO opposes Minimum Wage Legislation

The Libertarian Party of Ohio opposes both minimum wage bills (HB 34 & SB 90) introduced to the 133rd General Assembly.  Raising the minimum will not bring anyone out of poverty, but it will make more poor people poorer. Government interference in the free market cannot alter the value of the work performed by a given …

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LPO Supports Progress in the Reduction of Taxation and Calls for More Progress

The Libertarian Party of Ohio takes positions on many legislative issues and would like to applaud some of these efforts and explain why we support the intention of bills as written today. The Ohio 133rd General Assembly has many tax matters in the decision process we have analyzed. HB 18 (Exempt veterans disability severance pay from …

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Open Letter to Ohio Legislature on SB 260

Dear Representatives and Senators of Ohio, A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. We know these words. We have lived, and bled and died by these words. We have fought tyranny because of the promise these …

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Taking Advantage of a Crisis

You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. Rahm Emanuel And whatever your particular problem is, I promise you, [my opponent] is not the least bit interested in solving it. He is interested in two …

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Educating Americans

Primary and secondary education in this country is an embarrassment.  OK, OK, that’s an exaggeration, to some degree.  We have many fine schools in this country, some private and some tax-supported.  But overall, we are being taken to the cleaners by almost every other developed country in the world, educationally speaking.  So what do we …

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