Although the National Libertarian Party is headquartered in D.C., the local chapter expired in the early ’90s. But the Board of Elections and Ethics recently acknowledged the Libertarian Party of the District of Columbia’s revival by approving the organization’s application to operate as a legitimate political party. According to party Chair Gene Cisewski, the local chapter has about 100 members, and plans to mount campaigns for municipal offices. “We look at what’s going on in the city and think that there is a lot of opportunity for our ideas to help out,” he says. Perhaps a laissez-faire approach to municipal government is just the ticket at a time when the feds are stripping the District of responsibility on a daily basis.