Splinter party of the U.S. Libertarian Party, 2006-2012


Boston Tea Party (political party) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"The Boston Tea Party (BTP) was a U.S. political party named after the Boston Tea Party of 1773. Its ideology was libertarian. A group of former Libertarian Party (LP) members founded the party in 2006. They criticized the LP for its 'abdication of political responsibilities', saying that 'Americans deserve and desperately need a pro-freedom party that forcefully advocates libertarian solutions to the issues of today'. The party effectively disbanded in July 2012. ..."


United States


Platform of the Boston Tea Party
"The Boston Tea Party supports reducing the size, scope and power of government at all levels and on all issues, and opposes increasing the size, scope and power of government at any level, for any purpose."

Conferences and Conventions

19 Aug 2006, Organizational Convention, in the Internet, United States

Staff and Associates

Thomas L. KnappFounder, interim Chair