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Encyclopedia > David Nolan (Libertarian Party)

David Fraser Nolan founded the Libertarian Party in 1971. He subsequently served the party in a number of roles including National Chair, editor of the party newsletter, chairman of the By-laws Committee, chairman of the Judicial Committee, and Chairman of the Platform Committee. The Libertarian Party is a United States political party created in 1971. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ...


Nolan was born in Washington, D.C., and spent his earliest years growing up in Maryland. During high school, he read much science fiction and came upon the works of Robert Heinlein, an author whose libertarianism shaped his own ideology, as did the works of Ayn Rand. He continued further to read the works of Ayn Rand. He enrolled at MIT, originally declaring a major in architecture but ended up graduating with a B.S. in political science in 1966. Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia. ... This article is becoming very long. ... It has been suggested that The Ayn Rand Collective be merged into this article or section. ... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, is a private coeducational research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT has five schools and one college, containing 32 academic departments,[2] with a strong emphasis on theoretical, applied, and interdisciplinary scientific and technological research. ... The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ...


Nolan is also known as the inventor of the Nolan chart which purports to render obsolete the simple left vs. right political taxonomy by separating the issues of economic freedom and social freedom. David Nolan first published what is frequently referred to as the Nolan Chart in an article called The Case for a Libertarian Political Party in the August 1971 issue of The Individualist, the monthly magazine of the Society for Individual Liberty (SIL). ...


He unsuccessfully ran as a Libertarian in Arizona's 8th congressional district in 2006. He received 2% of the vote. Arizonas 8th congressional district encompasses the extreme southeastern of the state. ... This article discusses swing districts and notable races in the U.S. House of Representatives in the November 2006 (mid-term) election. ...


External link

  • David F. Nolan For Congress website

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He subsequently served the party in a number of roles including National Chair, editor of the party newsletter, chairman of the By-laws Committee, chairman of the Judicial Committee, and Chairman of the Platform Committee.
Nolan was born in Washington, D.C. and spent his earliest years growing up in Maryland.
Nolan is also known as the inventor of the Nolan chart which purports to render obsolete the simple left vs. right political taxonomy by separating the issues of economic freedom and social freedom.
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