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Domestic violence report, lawsuit threats, video complicating Augustus Invictus-Libertarian Party bonds

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Faced with new allegations of domestic abuse including sexual battery, Libertarian Party lightning rod and avowed ultranationalist Augustus Sol Invictus has been both lashing out at his “enemies” for what he calls slander and pursuing a deal he says will heal his reputation and his relationship with the party. Invictus, who ran as a candidate for the Libertarian Party of Florida’s U.S. Senate nomination but lost in the primary, was accused in a March 21 report filed with the Edgewood Police Department by…

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Augustus Sol Invictus says his U.S. Senate campaign hounded by anti-fascists, FBI

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Augustus Sol Invictus says he is on the run. Florida’s wannabe Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate claims he is being pursued by anti-fascist groups targeting him for violence, while the FBI is also after him for possible prosecution. Invictus is the uncertified candidate of the Libertarian Party of Florida from Orlando whose rhetoric and symbolism have critics calling him a neo-fascist. His bizarre confessed behaviors, including sacrificing a goat and drinking its blood, and frequent LSD use, have others dismissing him as a political…

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U.S. Senate candidate Sol Invictus no ‘cartoon character,’ friend says

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Augustus Sol Invictus, a Libertarian candidate for the U.S. Senate from Florida, has been called a fascist and is a pagan who once killed and drank a goat’s blood. He’s also an attorney licensed to practice law in four states and federal court, a small-business owner and is genially known as “Auggie Sunshine” to his law school pals. Shortly after declaring his candidacy for the Senate seat being vacated by now-presidential candidate Marco Rubio, the 32-year-old Invictus (his full name…

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So much for the libertarian moment

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I’ve always had a pet theory about when the long-awaited “libertarian moment” would happen. There would be a tipping point of sorts. Governmental debt, the logical victory of civil liberties arguments. and a general realization that the American prison-industrial complex was too bloated, inefficient, and corrupt would converge to bring about some common-sense solutions to what is currently called “mass incarceration.” My heart tells me that eventually could happen. My head wonders, meanwhile, from where viable proponents for true libertarianism…

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Goat sacrifice, talk of civil war upset Florida Libertarians

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Two years ago, Augustus Sol Invictus walked from central Florida to the Mojave Desert and spent a week fasting and praying, at times thinking he wouldn’t survive. In a pagan ritual to give thanks when he returned home, he killed a goat and drank its blood. Now that he’s a candidate for U.S. Senate, the story is coming back to bite him. The chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida has resigned to call attention to Invictus’ candidacy in hopes…

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Manatee Tea Party unanimously votes to reject solar amendment

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Another Florida Tea Party chapter has rejected the proposed solar energy constitutional amendment. On July 16, Tea Party Manatee unanimously voted against the initiative put forward by Floridians for Solar Choice for the 2016 ballot. The vote came after presentations from lobbyist Danielle Alexandre and Libertarian Adrian Wyllie supporting the amendment, and Tampa 912 Project board member Karen Jaroch and Heartland Institute senior fellow James Taylor in opposition. The vote – a third rejection of the solar proposal by local Tea…

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Richard Corcoran draws a long-shot opponent for 2016

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Speaker Designate Richard Corcoran today drew a primary opponent in Ronson Hale Biedrzycki of Brooksville, according to the Florida Division of Elections. Biedrzycki filed paperwork to run for House District 37 on May 12 as a Republican. The 36-year-old with libertarian leanings is unlikely to raise much money compared to the vast sums Corcoran is known for amassing  — $196,450 in hard money alone was collected for his 2016 campaign account by April — as Biedrzycki is involved with Wolf-PAC Florida, a group that seeks to amend the…

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