Sunday, September 20, 2020

Libertarian nominee Jorgensen calls for less government in Idaho Falls speech

by Nathan Brown, Post Register

The Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee was in Idaho Falls Thursday evening, saying she wants to dramatically reduce the federal government’s imprint on American life.

“Our current government is too big, too busy, too nosy and too intrusive,” Jo Jorgensen told a crowd of about 200 supporters at Russ Freeman Park.

Jorgensen, a senior lecturer in psychology at Clemson University in South Carolina and the party’s first female presidential nominee, returned repeatedly to the theme that individuals can make decisions for themselves better than government can. In her speech and in answering audience questions after, she called for slashing federal spending and taxes, decriminalizing drugs at the federal level and abolishing the Federal Reserve and Internal Revenue Service...

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