The Libertarian Vindicator is a political news website dedicated to the promotion of Libertarian ideals of government and the advancement of more freedom in our world today.

Founder & CEO

Robert is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a B.A. in Political Science (Emphasis American Politics & Public Law) and Colorado State University-Pueblo with an M.A. in American History.  He is currently a public school teacher in Colorado Springs where he teaches college level Political Science and History courses.  In college, Robert was an active member of the Republican Party serving as the chairman of the College Republicans & interning for Colorado’s U.S. Senator.  He became active in the Libertarian movement with the 2008 campaign of Ron Paul.  Since then he has started this venture to educate the public about Libertarianism and volunteers his time to the Libertarian Party of Colorado and the National Party. He is passionate about our country’s future and a loving husband.


Writer & Editor

Timothy is a graduate of Fullsail University with an Associate’s degree in Applied Science and a 2017 graduate of the Virtual Mises University in Economics. He is an amateur Civil War historian and a lifelong champion of Liberty. Mr. Eyer is Chairman of the Livingston County Libertarian Party and a member of the Libertarian Party of New York. An avid activist, he fights for 2nd Amendment rights, jury nullification, and ending the war on drugs. He is an advocate of free markets, Austrian Economics, and school choice. Timothy believes a free and voluntary society is best for a prosperous, civilized nation. He is also the co-host of a weekly Libertarian minded podcast.


Contributing Writers

Since joining the Libertarian Party in 2016 (after discovering Gary Johnson as a disaffected Bernie Sanders supporter), Luke Henderson has been active in the liberty movement through journalism, and political activism.

At the beginning of 2017, Luke had his first piece of writing published by Being Libertarian and quickly became a contributor to the libertarian news site, The Libertarian Vindicator. Through the Vindicator, Luke discovered his passion for addressing critics of the philosophy and bringing together different factions of liberty lovers which compelled him to become an editor for The Libertarian Coalition, a forum dedicated to an open-minded discussion of libertarian ideas from all walks.

After many guest contributions to Being Libertarian, Luke was asked to join the website as a contributor, where he writes his column Scoring For Liberty, which discusses sports, politics, and economics from a libertarian lens, and his Educator series that seeks to strengthen libertarian’s understanding of educational techniques and policy to better arguments against public education.

Luke is one of the District 1 Executive Committeemen for the Missouri Libertarian party, the founder of the Missouri Chapter of the Libertarian Positivity Caucus, and currently works for the Austin Petersen for U.S. Senate and Larry Sharpe for New York Governor campaigns. Outside of politics, Luke is a paraprofessional for the Special School District of St. Louis, a musician, composer, and a loving husband and father.


Spencer Helsel is a veteran educator, self-published author, and military spouse. He graduated from Christopher Newport University where he was a member of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society. He has taught in Virginia, Colorado and currently lives abroad with his wife and children.


Bryce was born on March 10,, 1982 in Berlin Vermont. He was raised in my ancestral hometown of Chelsea Vermont. Originally a member of the moderate left, he was turned onto libertarianism after suffering the ill effects of the penalty from the Affordable Care Act. Despite traveling across the political spectrum in my life, Bryce has always been an ardent second amendment supporter ( as it has been originally understood). He writes crime fiction as well as my articles regarding libertarianism. He does not want to be known as a libertarian writer, but as a writer who happens to be a libertarian. Bryce has been involved in dog rescue since the end of 2012. Being the son of a Vietnam veteran he has a strong appreciation for our servicemen. Bryce is a full-time cook, but as soon as he can start to make a living at writing, he plans on retiring from that. Bryce enjoys hiking, Vermont winters, spending time with his puppies and hanging out with his friends.



Erin Adams

ERIN ADAMS is a long-time libertarian activist and lifelong advocate for self-ownership and free markets. A Veteran, she has always been a proponent of community service and civic engagement actively involved in local and national activism.

In 2016, Erin for Oklahoma State House in Legislative District 33 on the Libertarian Party ticket and was the only candidate to have a fully staffed campaign, consistent presence and amicable relationship with the media, and multiple opportunities to share our message of free markets and free minds to large audiences. In addition to her own campaign, Erin was also the Regional Field Director, National Outreach Events Coordinator, and for a time, Oklahoma State Director for the Johnson / Weld 2016 Campaign.

Following the tragic passing of Dr. Marc Allen Feldman, along with several colleagues, Erin co-founded the Feldman Foundation to provide resources, guidance, and assistance to down-ticket candidates. The Foundation has representatives in all 50-states and is working on assisting Rex Lawhorn’s campaign for Governor in Oklahoma, where She serves as Campaign Manager. 

In addition to her work as a candidate or working for candidates, Erin is heavily involved in a variety of organizations and committees both in, and out, of the Libertarian Party, including the Bylaws Review Committee and Candidate Support and Recruitment Committee in Oklahoma, as well as the Convention Oversight Committee for LP National. Erin Is the chair of the Northcentral Oklahoma Libertarian party, The region 7 alternate to the Libertarian national committee and a candidate for Chair of the Oklahoma Libertarian Party. Erin is a member of The national association for Libertarian women, Outright Libertarians and a variety of other caucuses and community groups.

As an openly Bisexual politician and Activist, Erin is involved with the Outright Libertarians Caucus and dedicated to speaking out about the very real Issue of Bi erasure. 

Erin is a tireless, passionate advocate for liberty and is wholeheartedly committed to ensuring the success of the Libertarian Party as it “seeks a world set free in our lifetimes.” A dedicated Partisan of the Libertarian Party, Erin sees great value in expanding political conversations outside of partisan echo chambers.


Looking Sharp

Jerry Hess

Jerry is a self-identified Agorist with a Bachelor’s in Political Science. For years: he has been trying to find various ways to apply Agorism to multiple aspects of his life. He is a history buff, particularly surrounding American history and the Civil War. He also loves debating and discussing politics in general and enjoys protesting and political activism. Aside from politics, he loves and discusses beliefs in all kinds of topics from religion, philosophy, and economics to entertainment, sports, and all kinds of pop culture. He is currently trying to branch his Agorism into film and media anyway that he can, with plans on growing his message from there.



Brandon Russell

Brandon is a Southern freelance writer, blogger, and all-around student of life currently hailing from Oxford, MS, where he has lived since 2004.  He was brought up in a family that generally voted Republican, but he became disillusioned with traditional American party politics during the George W. Bush era.  He holds a J.D. and two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Mississippi.

Brandon considers himself to be a right-leaning moderate libertarian, though his views do not always fully align with the official Libertarian Party platform.  In addition to researching and writing about matters of politics and economics, he also has an interest in creative writing.  When not putting pen to paper, he enjoys reading fiction and nonfiction literature (or listening to it through Audible), watching and critiquing movies, anime, and TV shows (both popular and offbeat), and spending time with friends, family, and his three cats.  He also dabbles in photography and has been known to indulge in PC-based RPGs and strategy games like the Civilization series.

“Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise.  Seek what they sought.” –Matsuo Basho



Carol Powell

A political activist from Boston, Carol recently relocated to the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. She has been involved in many antiwar efforts. She also worked to help establish Defend the 4th, originally to defend against an attempted implementation of TSA on the Boston area transit system. The group still exists today working to restore the privacy rights of Bostonians and citizens across the country.




Jesse Willey

Jesse was born in rural Western New York, a heavily right-leaning area. For most of his adolescent years, he went with the flow of his peers and family as a staunch Republican. An avid follower of American History, something clicked During his late teens after he began researching Dr. Ron Paul. Since then, Jesse has devoted a good portion of his free time to researching the political woes of America and the West and spreading Libertarian ideals. An unwavering supporter of Total Individual Liberty, Free Markets, and the Constitution, he hopes to burst onto the Libertarian News Media scene with fervor and passion. He is currently a member of the Libertarian Party of New York and soon hopes to work with members of his native Wyoming County chapter.




Clyde Myers

Clyde Myers is a freelance writer and blogger, Libertarian candidate for office, and host of the Libertarian Q and A podcast





Kyle Golemb

Kyle Golemb is a devoted Libertarian from Livingston County, New York. His political ideology is heavily based upon individual liberty and small government. He believes in true free market capitalism and community voluntaryism. Since a young age, Golemb has been interested in and determined to follow paths in the visual arts, music, politics, philosophy, and writing. After graduating from Nazareth College with a BFA in Visual Communication & Design, He went on to join the Libertarian Party of Livingston County as the Vice-Chairman of Communications. His desire is to campaign to spread political knowledge and awareness of one’s own personal ideologies, as many people in society are afraid to approach political conversations. Ending the bipartisanship and giving voters a Libertarian option, also gives voters an option for small, personal government.




Darrell England

Darrell England’s bio is forthcoming. Stay tuned!


John David Egan was born and raised in New York City. A registered Libertarian he is married with 5 grown children and two grandchildren. Currently retired from United Parcel Service he has published a book ” Fun City “, 1952 Publications, 2015, available on Amazon and has a collection of family stories to be released soon and a political diary of the 2016 presidential election to be released in installments later this year. A strong supporter of community sponsored baseball and basketball programs for youth Egan is also a member of Peekskill Embark, a community organization supporting the arts. A member of the Westchester Libertarians he writes and speaks about libertarian ideas that promote personal freedom and personal responsibility. A drummer, storyteller, and podcaster he now resides in Peekskill New York with his wife.

Brent Land

Brent Land is a 1995 graduate of Columbus North High School, where he studied what the state required. He discovered a love of U.S. History, and a passion for writing while developing a severe distaste for authority. A brief stint in college prompted Brent to opt for a lifetime of self-education. In 1996, Brent began working in the automotive repair industry, and today is the owner/operator of Land Auto Repair. In 2003, he married the love of his life, Rebecca. Together they have five children, a dog, cats, some fish, a small mountain of bills, and a to-do list that never seems to get done. Currently, Brent is the campaign manager for Clyde Myers for Indiana, serves as the interim secretary for the Bartholomew County Libertarians, and writes opinion pieces for anyone who wants to read his opinion and some who don’t.