New Op-Ed Column Becomes Available
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Bill Shotey
LIVONIA, MI - Tim
O'Brien, newly elected Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Michigan and noted
libertarian author and lecturer, is going to begin offering a regular opinion
column free to Michigan newspapers. The monthly column will present the
libertarian position on issues of the day -- both state and
"The liberal and conservative
views are certainly well represented," O'Brien observed. "But in Michigan, in
America, indeed, throughout the world," he added, "it is the libertarian
philosophy that is clearly ascendant. And in our popular press," he concluded,
"this is a view without a voice."
new Libertarian Party Chair edited the party newsletter in '87 and '88, is the
primary author of both the LPM by-laws and platform, and twice served on the
national Libertarian Party platform committee. He has been published in
magazines such as Liberty and Reason, as well as major daily
newspapers such as the Detroit News and the Detroit Free
Press. For more than three years Mr. O'Brien provided bi-weekly political
commentaries on Detroit NPR affiliate WDET presenting the libertarian view on
subjects ranging from the environment and affirmative action to gun control and
Each column will run
approximately 500 words and will be sent free of charge to any publication.
Exclusivity could be arranged in major markets. The first column, entitled "A
Cure for the Common Politician?", dealing with campaign finance reform is
attached to this release.
A photo of the author will be provided upon request.