Press release from Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Augustus Invictus, August 25th, 2016:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Raquel Okyay, 813.445.1659
Gainesville – Libertarians across the state will vote for the first time in a primary contest on Tuesday, August 30. With just days left until election, the Invictus campaign is in high gear spreading the liberty message to the voters, and encouraging Libertarians to be a part of making history by participating in early voting, which is underway and operable statewide through August 27.
“The choice we make in 2016 will determine not only the future of America but the future of peace and freedom in the world for this new century,” said Augustus Invictus, Libertarian Candidate for U.S. Senate, referring to the 1968 statement made by Pres. Richard Nixon.
“Two and a half centuries ago, our forefathers waged a war against their government – and won,” said the international law scholar. “A year and a half ago I announced my candidacy for the United States Senate, and I noted then that our Founding Fathers were not mere talking heads or political pundits. They were not the sort of halfhearted political activists we see holding signs in front of City Hall today. These were powerful men who petitioned their Government in vain; these were men of action who, failing to gain the respect of their Government, took up arms against it.”
Since the inception of the Libertarian Party, Invictus said candidates have resigned themselves to failure. “Each has settled upon his role as a voice in the wilderness – none has yet accepted the role of the revolutionary. And so, with each election, we volunteer our time to spread the message, and we play the game, and we make a show of running – but always in the back of our minds is the thought: ‘We won’t win this one, so we need not fight too hard.’” The Invictus campaign has a different game-plan, he said.
“This time we are going to fight, with everything we have. We will not resign ourselves to our customary third-party irrelevance. We are going to fight because with us at the helm, the Libertarian Party has the leadership, the platform, and the purpose that America needs.”
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Augustus Sol Invictus is Candidate for United States Senate from Orlando, Florida. Best known as a radical philosopher and infamous social critic, he is Managing Partner of Imperium, P.A. Since becoming an attorney, Augustus has worked to defend those who have become collateral damage of America’s two longest-running wars: the War on Drugs and the War on Terror.