Who we are

We, the members of the Libertarian Party of Minnesota, hold that all individuals have the right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives, and oppose the initiation of force or fraud as a means of achieving political or social goals. We are dedicated to the right of all individuals to live in whatever manner they choose, as long as they do not forcibly interfere with the right of others to live as they choose. Governments throughout history, including our own, have operated on the principle that the state has the right to control the lives of individuals and confiscate the fruits of their labor. All other political parties in this country grant government these powers. We, however, hold that governments, when instituted, have only one legitimate function: to protect the rights of the individual.

We challenge the concept that governments have the right to become involved in any activity not directly related to the protection of individual rights. Governments should exist only to ensure the right to free speech and action, the right to own property, and the right to engage in voluntary contractual arrangements with other individuals. No individual should be forced by the State, or another person, to relinquish any portion of his or her life or property for the benefit of another person.

Our website address is http://www.lpmn.org, and you may contact us at info@lpmn.org.

For the purposes of the 2024 LPMN Convention, our address is convention.lpmn.org, and you may contact us with questions at convention@lpmn.org.

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LPMN 2024 CONVENTION

Agenda

Friday, April 19

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    Early registration opens

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    Friday Night Comedy (Doors open at 7:30, show starts at 8:00) **ticket required**

Saturday, April 20

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    Registration & credentialing

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    Call to order and welcome

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    Credentials Committee report, adoption of the agenda, Treasurer's report

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    Political Director's report

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    Endorsement of candidate for US Senate

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    Division reports: Outreach, Affiliate, IT, and Communications

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    Platform and Bylaws Committee report + adoption of amendments

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    LPMN Executive At-Large elections

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    Lunch break

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    Educational programming

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    State Fair Committee report

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    Platform and Bylaws Committee continued

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    Elections for LPMN Treasurer and Secretary

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    Endorsement of candidates for elected office

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    Keynote speech: Caryn Ann Harlos

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    Murder Mystery Dinner **ticket required**

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    Karaoke and games

Sunday, April 21

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    Breakfast buffet

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    Call to order and welcome remarks

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    LPMN Elections: Libertarian National Convention delegates, Communications Director, Platform and Bylaws Committee, and Judicial Committee

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    Platform and Bylaws Committee continued

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    Lunch break

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    Libertarian Party presidential forum

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    Awards and auction

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    Adjourn and teardown

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE COMEDY SHOW

You don’t want to miss some of the most hilarious comedy acts around! Check out our lineup:

Introducing Your Headliners...

Adam Nutter

Who needs Dave Smith when you can get Adam Nutter? Hailing from PA, Adam is the third-hottest and second-funniest Libertarian comic in the country.

Following Adam, Tom Woods said, “How about that comedian, eh? I can’t match his jokes, but I’d just like to say that I also have a penis.”

You know Adam from bars and clubs across the Northeastern corridor, Libertarian Party conventions around the country, and his podcasts The Porcupine and Cult of Us.

Mike Earley

If you’ve been around for a while, you’ve seen Twin Cities native and Ron Paul guy Mike Earley opening for some of the biggest headliners at the Acme. Mike’s libertarian-flavored comedy is a hit with normie and libertarian audiences alike.

Even though he abandoned us and moved to Mordor (aka New York City) a few years ago, Mike felt homesick and agreed to make his triumphant return to The Land of 10,000 Lakes just for LPMN!

Featuring...

Ahmed Khalaf

Refusing to back down during the COVID-19 pandemic let this Twin Cities favorite hone his craft while his colleagues were staying home scared. You’ll remember Ahmed’s dark and hilarious jokes from the Acme Comedy Company and his vanquishing of the competition in Sisyphus Brewing’s Funniest Person in Minneapolis Contest.

Aidan McCluskey

A native of Galesville, Wisconsin, Aidan McCluskey is one of the hottest and hardest-working comics on the Twin Cities scene. Four months after his first open mic, Aidan won Acme’s Funniest Person Contest, becoming the youngest winner in the contest’s history. Today you can catch him at the Acme, the House of Comedy, and Sysiphus.

Note: If you’re offended by dark humor, dirty jokes, and cusses, you might want to skip this event. It’s definitely not for kids or snowflakes.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE COMEDY SHOW

You don’t want to miss some of the most hilarious comedy acts around! Check out our lineup:

Introducing Your Headliners...

Adam Nutter

Who needs Dave Smith when you can get Adam Nutter? Hailing from PA, Adam is the third-hottest and second-funniest Libertarian comic in the country.

Following Adam, Tom Woods said, “How about that comedian, eh? I can’t match his jokes, but I’d just like to say that I also have a penis.”

You know Adam from bars and clubs across the Northeastern corridor, Libertarian Party conventions around the country, and his podcasts The Porcupine and Cult of Us.

Mike Earley

If you’ve been around for a while, you’ve seen Twin Cities native and Ron Paul guy Mike Earley opening for some of the biggest headliners at the Acme. Mike’s libertarian-flavored comedy is a hit with normie and libertarian audiences alike.

Even though he abandoned us and moved to Mordor (aka New York City) a few years ago, Mike felt homesick and agreed to make his triumphant return to The Land of 10,000 Lakes just for LPMN!

Featuring...

Ahmed Khalaf

Refusing to back down during the COVID-19 pandemic let this Twin Cities favorite hone his craft while his colleagues were staying home scared. You’ll remember Ahmed’s dark and hilarious jokes from the Acme Comedy Company and his vanquishing of the competition in Sisyphus Brewing’s Funniest Person in Minneapolis Contest.

Aidan McCluskey

A native of Galesville, Wisconsin, Aidan McCluskey is one of the hottest and hardest-working comics on the Twin Cities scene. Four months after his first open mic, Aidan won Acme’s Funniest Person Contest, becoming the youngest winner in the contest’s history. Today you can catch him at the Acme, the House of Comedy, and Sysiphus.

And here's your host...

Krag

Influenced by heel characters like Bobby “The Brain” Heenan of old-school wrestling fame, LPMN member and comic “Krag” brings a unique form of persona-driven comedy. You’ll love his dark, dirty, dry, and cerebral brand of comedy.

Note: If you’re offended by dark humor, dirty jokes, and cusses, you might want to skip this event. It’s definitely not for kids or snowflakes.