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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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Voters in Florida face crucial solar power decisions

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Voters in sun-bathed Florida will face a decision Tuesday that could weigh heavily on the use — and cost — of solar power in the state. The solar power industry is opposed to Amendment 1, a proposal to amend the state constitution that will appear on the ballot as “Florida Solar Energy Subsidies and Personal Solar Use Initiative.” Utilities — including Florida Power & Light Co. — have spent upward of $20 million trying to get the amendment on the…

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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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Augustus Sol Invictus says his U.S. Senate campaign hounded by anti-fascists threatening violence, 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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Libertarian Augustus Invictus promises to publish ‘LSD journals’

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Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Augustus Sol Invictus — the Orlando lawyer who admitted sacrificing a pig and drinking its blood as part of a Pagan ritual — is now promising to release two years of “LSD journals.” Invictus posted a tweet on Twitter Monday stating, “I am pleased to announce that I will be publishing two years’ worth of LSD journals on 31 January 2016.” He also included a picture of two pages of handwriting that includes the declaration, “F- you America. This is your…

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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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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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