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Get to Know a Candidate (10 of 25): Tom Stevens–Objectivist Party

Friday, September 14, 2012 3:32 PM

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia.

Stevens is an American professor, attorney, politician and blogger. He is the founder and chairman of the Objectivist Party and was that party's nominee for President in the 2008 and 2012 United States Presidential elections. He is the party's presidential nominee in the 2012 election as well. He is also the founder of the Personal Freedom Party of New York.

Stevens was the first vice chairman of the political party Boston Tea Party. He resigned from that position in 2008. In 2010, he announced the formation of the Personal Freedom Party of New York.

Stevens runs the blog site Liberty Lion. He is a graduate of New York University and Hofstra University School of Law.

Stevens is on the ballot in CO, and FL.

The Objectivist Party is a political party in the United States that seeks to promote Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism in the political realm. The party was formed on February 2, 2008 by Thomas Stevens; the date was chosen to coincide with Rand's birthday.

The party believes in the repeal of the federal income tax; thus the repeal of the 16th Amendment. The income tax would then be replaced by a Flat Tax of 10% or Federal sales tax.

The party supports the 2nd Amendment, but only as long as violent criminals are not permitted to own any weapon.

Learn more about Tom Stevens and Objectivist Party on Wikipedia.




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