Peter Diamondstone, Founder of Liberty Union Party, Dies

Peter Diamondstone, age 82, died on August 30.  He founded the Vermont Liberty Union Party in 1970 and ran for a statewide office in Vermont every two years since then.  See this obituary, which has a nice quote about Diamondstone from Bernie Sanders.  Thanks to James Mahoney for this news.


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  1. He wanted to raise the minimum age at which an individual can enlist in the military to 26. I’ve often thought about that. The problem is that most people don’t want to sign up when they’re that old. Still, such a proposal sheds some light on the reality of warfare. In order to win you have to be willing to get your kids killed.

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