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The Sonny Landham era—what heaven it was—may be coming to an end. Kentucky Libertarians, understandably displeased at becoming a bunch of laughing stocks, are trying to end the Predator actor's candidacy for Senate.

In a nine-to-nothing vote, the party decided to withdraw its support of Landham. This means the party will not have a candidate in the November election. Last week, Landham publicly remarked that Arabs should not be allowed to travel to the United States. He said Arabs should not be in America's schools, and he said the United States should have bombed Saudi Arabia, Syria, and other Arab nations.

Here's what Landham said. A highlight:

Todd Barnett [Boston Tea Party Vice Chair]: Where I disagree, Sonny,
is the language that you use. Um–

Sonny Landham: What language is that, sir?

Todd Barnett [Boston Tea Party Vice Chair]: Well you refer to Arabs,
all Arabs as camel dung-shovelers, sir. And you–

Sonny Landham: Well would you prefer that I use rag-heads or camel jockeys?

The bad news is that Kentucky's Secretary of State (a Republican) isn't letting the LP off.

Now the choices are either: (1) the party can submit its petition in early August and have Landham listed as a Libertarian; (2) the party can submit its petition in the middle of August, which will mean that the petition will only be valid for president and vice-president, but not U.S. Senator (the deadline for the presidential and vice-presidential candidate is in early September, but the deadline for all other office is in early August). In that case Landham won't be on the ballot at all.

It's tragic. Predator actors who want to go into politics should wait until after they're elected to start howling at the moon.

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  1. Well, now I feel a little better about Barr. Not much better, just a little.

    Wow, what a fucktard.

  2. Did the LP do any research into it’s nominees?

  3. I researched him just now, and discovered he has a severe case of Unusual-Hand-And-Head-Size Syndrome.

  4. Maybe Dondero can recruit him now.

  5. If he had been the one to defeat the Predator I would have dismissed these “allegations”.

  6. Far too often, the local and state LP process of candidate recruitment and training is similar to Karen Black’s cry in “Airport 1975”:

    “All the flight crew is dead or badly injured! There’s no one left to fly the plane! Help us! Oh my God, help us!”

    Heck, I recall one time when I lived in another state, that state’s LP candidate coordinator was working the phones an hour before the filing deadline, trying to find warm bodies to run for everything from US Senator to County Coroner. I know this because I got a frantic call desperately trying to get me to run for something – ANYthing. Last minute desperation and promotion of unknowns as candidates are definitely not good ways to promote a professional image as a political party.

  7. Wow, he sounds like Dondero.

  8. This site is worried that KY Libertarians may become laughingstocks but you regularly tout equally foolish candidates like Jesse “I don’t have time to bleed” Ventura and Ron “never met a jew or black I didn’t hate” Paul for national office. Those idiots are just as embarrassing.
    Jeez, does one have to wear a pink feather boa or pen bigoted newsletters to win respect from you guys?

  9. I don’t think the LP is the only party to botch the nomination by picking a celebrity, only to find out they’re not the droids they were looking for.

    Think Fred Thompson.

    Or Schwarzenegger.

  10. B apparently has time to bleed.

    Pussy.

  11. Wow they are right! that is one Ulgy Mother #@#!@!*

    JT
    http://www.Ultimate-Anonymity.com

  12. This reminds me alot of Lou Jasikoff.

  13. Duh B, like you don’t hate blacks and Jews too.

  14. I’ve come to the conclusion that libertarian candidates are laughingstocks by definition. In Minnesota – we have strong independent candidates. And they are frequently coming in second in many elections to federal office. A few more election cycles and they can become truly competitive. The difference between the independents and the libertarians candidates is that the independents aren’t racist extremists who think the “gold standard” was ever rational.

  15. Id much rather ban Muslims from entering America then bomb them in their home countries. Seems like a much more humane and probably effective anti-terrorism policy.

  16. Libertarians are racist extremists? Where do you people come from? That’s as dumb as saying (all) blacks are lazy and (all) Jews are greedy. Sure most of them are, but not all. OH crap, my Libertarian came out again.

    (Its unfortunate that I have to point out my sarcasm. But you have to cater to the reader at times)

  17. THis is the problem with promoting people rather than ideas. People can turn out to be flawed or develop dementia and say stupid things. If you promote ideas you do not have this problem. I have given up on campaining for individuals. I don’t want to have a t-shirt sitting in my cedar chest that will embarress me in front of my grandchildren in 50 years.

  18. In a nine-to-nothing vote, the party decided to withdraw its support of Landham. This means the party will not have a candidate in the November election. Last week, Landham publicly remarked that Arabs should not be allowed to travel to the United States. He said Arabs should not be in America’s schools, and he said the United States should have bombed Saudi Arabia, Syria, and other Arab nations.

  19. Ironic wrote: “This is the problem with promoting people rather than ideas. People can turn out to be flawed or develop dementia and say stupid things. If you promote ideas you do not have this problem.”

    Beneath this mask there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea, Mr. Creedy, and ideas are bulletproof.

  20. Sonny Landham: Well would you prefer that I use rag-heads or camel jockeys?

    Jesus Chrysler, where’s your sense of humor? That’s funnier than hell.

  21. Or Schwarzenegger.

    Oh, no shit, now there’s a jewel. Lots of folks around here were on his Great White Libertarian Hope bandwagon. Oh, but he’s okay with gay marriage. Oh, but he smokes cigars.

    Somehow I think the Arab-hating bigot from Kentucky couldn’t do nearly as much damage to as many people as the THE TERMINATOR has done in just a couple of years. [turns and spits]

    Upside: Arnold put all the state employees on minimum wage for the duration of Californicate’s annual budget crises.

    That’s pretty funny too.

  22. Ventura was a fine Governor. Even at his worst – and I admit he could be pretty bad at times – he fully lived up to his campaign slogan of “Retaliate in ’98”. What was he (and the majority of MN voters retaliating against? That the IR and DFL put up rancid chopped liver candidates and expected us to vote for the scum.
    To add anecdottal evidence to tim’s point: I was talking to a vendor in AZ the other day and he told me how he followed the third party candidates we have he in MN, and wished his state could break free of … well, guess.

  23. Upside: Arnold put all the state employees on minimum wage for the duration of Californicate’s annual budget crises.

    Awesome! What a great idea.

    Although, I doubt it does much for the surliness of the DMV hags.

    Look, we Kentuckians have a long history of electing crazy people. Jim Bunning is a prime example, he’s so senile he can barely even tell you when he shits his pants. How is this a better choice than a ex-porn star?

    A whacked-out fuckwad is perfect person to represent the eastern half of the state; he resembles them exactly.

  24. The difference between the independents and the libertarians candidates is that the independents aren’t racist extremists who think the “gold standard” was ever rational.

    Yeah, crazy people like.. Alan Greenspan! And whether you think Ron Paul is a racist (I don’t), I hardly think that qualifies him as a “racist extremist”. Why don’t you lay off the hyperbole and open a fucking economics book once in a while.

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