Signs of Texas Liberty PAC

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Signs of Texas Liberty PAC (SIGLIB PAC)
Columbus 2014 Display SIGLIB.png
Established: 2005
Key People James Gholston, Rene Perez, and Charles Parkes III
Website: Website
Social Media
Facebook: Facebook

Signs of Texas Liberty PAC, or SIGLIB was started in 2005 with the intent of providing consistently branded signs for broadside level (paper, name, and low-chance active) candidates.

The inspiration for the sign template was Carl Milsted's Economy of Scale Project.

Signs of Texas Liberty PAC and Texas Candidates for Liberty PAC have provided approximately 4000 signs including support for more than 25 different candidacies as of October 2020, including:

  • James Werner's 2006 gubernatorial race
  • Opposition to proposed amendment 15 to the Texas constitution in 2007
  • Three US Senate candidates seeking nomination at the 2008 Texas state convention.
  • Three Gubernatorial candidates seeking nomination at the 2010 Texas state convention.
  • Multiple candidates for US Congress in 2012 and 2014.

In addition, 100 sign templates, with just the Libertarian statue of liberty inside a blue L were produced and 75 of them distributed at the 2006 Texas LP State Convention on the Houston/Humble city limits. As intended, these sign templates have been used outside of the control of the PAC, and what they have been used for is difficult to know. Some were observed in political demonstrations in 2007 and 2008.

Templates screen printed later in 2008 can be observed in the Alex Jones documentary The Obama Deception with the message END THE FED.

Three statewide candidates seeking nomination in 2008
James Werner for Governor, November 2006

Resource Disc

Also at the 2006 state convention was a small number of discs with graphics and a 2005 PDF presentation that had been handed out at the 2005 state party conference. There have been multiple updates, and the current draft can be accessed here.

  • First Edition (The Humble Disc) June 2006 (Distributed only at LP Texas 2006 convention just outside of Houston)
  • Second edition (The Denver Disc) May 2008 (Distributed only at LP 2008 national convention in Denver)
  • Third Edition (The Fossil Creek Disc) June 2008 (Debuted at LP Texas 2008 convention in Ft Worth)
  • Fourth Edition (The Vegas Disc) May 2012 (Debuted at LP 2012 national convention in Las Vegas)
  • Fifth Edition (The Columbus Disc) June 2014 (Debuted at LP 2014 national convention in Columbus)
  • Sixth Edition (The Bolingbrook Disc) September 2014 (Debuted at LP Illinois 2014 convention)
  • Seventh Edition (The Las Colinas "Disc") April 2022 (Debuted at the LSP table at the LPTexas 2022 convention in Las Colinas)
  • Eighth Edition (The Sparks "Disc") May 2022 (Debuted at the LSP table at the 2022 national convention in Sparks)

The second and third editions were very similar and introduced the screen printing tutorial.

The fourth edition was the first with an actual cover and HTML interface, but was very poorly distributed.

The fifth edition has an improved, far more comprehensive HTML interface generated with a specialized application named Guadalupe, after the former office address for the Libertarian Party of Texas.

The sixth edition added more non-SVG content, four historical presidential race buttons, an improved simple tutorial, and other fixes and additions.

Subsequent editions are officially produced by Libertarian Statue Press and were physically distributed on USB sticks.

The seventh edition came after overcoming a technical roadblock with the Guadalupe framework and was an almost completely restarted set of contents.

The eighth edition was ready about a month and a half later with more content that wasn't ready in time for the seventh edition. As of June 2023 this is the current edition.

Branding Changes

  • In 2004 the L logo presentation was created, and a 2005 focus group unanimously insisted that specific L must be used.
  • In 2012, a more accurate Classical Statue Logo was put together.
  • In 2017, a new focus group decided to remove the L by a supermajority vote. Structurally, the L remains but is no longer visible.

Current and former PAC members

Spinoff Efforts

External Links