Nicholas Sarwark

Nicholas Sarwark is Executive Director of the Libertarian Policy Institute. He served as Chair of the Libertarian National Committee from 2014 to 2020, a period of unprecedented growth. Over the last two decades, he has worked as a systems developer for a major non-profit, tried over 30 cases to a jury as a deputy public defender in Colorado, and managed the oldest independent car dealership and loan company in Phoenix. He founded Wedge Squared Strategies in 2019, a strategy, communications, and campaign consulting firm that helps individuals and organizations maximize their impact on the world. Licensed to practice law in Colorado and New Hampshire, he lives in Manchester, New Hampshire with his wife Valerie and their four children where they volunteer to build a better local community.

Choices, choices

Received today from a disgruntled Democrat: “Responding to President Bush’s challenge to clarify his position, Sen. John F. Kerry said Monday that he still would have voted to authorize the war in Iraq even if he had known then that U.S. and allied forces would not find weapons of mass destruction.” Full story:In Hindsight, Kerry […]

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Nemo and I competed in the Third Annual Annapolis Kendo/Iaido Club Invitational Kendo Tournament in the shodan/nidan division. I placed third and he placed second (maybe I should go to practice or something). The Washington Kendo Club team (Nemo and I in the front, with our little plaques) Yours truly, Mr. X …catching up…

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Went to the Shakespeare Theatre last night to see Cyrano de Bergerac. I’ve seen almost 20 plays put on there and this was definitely in the top two. Incredible pacing, great performances, wicked swordplay, beautiful set and costume design. It’s a must see.

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Mmm, Kool-Aid…

Online polls are like Kool-Aid for Libertarians. Just this morning I received an “ACTION ALERT” from some (I hope) well-meaning Michael Badnarik supporter about the urgent need for me to vote in an online poll about who I’d be voting for in November. Badnarik was at 68% when I clicked. The danger of these polls

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Heading to Atlanta Tomorrow

Flying to Atlanta after work tomorrow to attend the Libertarian National Convention and support Aaron Russo‘s bid for the nomination. Russo has done more outreach and received more support from people outside the party than any Libertarian candidate I’ve seen in the eight years I’ve been involved, and he doesn’t even have the nomination yet.

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