Posts tagged: Gary Johnson

May 01 2013

Republican allies in Michigan courts subvert justice to block Libertarian competition

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Gov. Gary Johnson, 2012 Libertarian Party candidate for president, and the voters of Michigan were robbed last year, and the Republican Party is the thief.

Johnson was barred from appearing on the ballot during November’s election at the behest of the GOP establishment and Republican Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, who used their insider political power to block competition at the polls. The district Read more »

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May 01 2013

Sixth Circuit, in Very Short Opinion, Says Michigan was Right to Keep Gary Johnson Off the 2012 Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

On May 1, the Sixth Circuit issued a brief opinion, saying the U.S. District Court in Michigan was correct when it kept Gary Johnson, or any other Libertarian Party presidential candidate, off the ballot in November 2012. The part of the decision on the merits is only one short paragraph long, and does not discuss the factual error in the U.S. District Court’s decision. The U.S. District Court had said in its Read more »

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Apr 25 2013

Gary Johnson Says Ohio Is Best Organized LP Affiliate In Nation

Source: Independent Political Report

Thanks to Brad Lowry for sending in this information – KL.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qinkzBE4BZY&feature=youtu.be&t=53m49s

This link should bring you exactly to the point in the video, if not, jump to 53m49s.

“We had the pleasure of meeting you at the Libertarian Party convention in Columbus, Ohio.” Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Gary Johnson, Libertarian Presidential Candidate: Americans are Fiscally Responsible, Socially Accepting

Source: Free & Equal

In this Free & Equal podcast, Gary Johnson and Christina Tobin meet again to discuss electoral reform, the Federal Reserve, the National Defense Authorization Act and more!

Gary Johnson, as the 2012 Libertarian Presidential candidate, received a record-breaking number of votes for a Libertarian campaign. Read more »

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Apr 13 2013

Gary Johnson Talks About the 2012 Campaign at PolicyMic

Source: Ballot Access News

PolicyMic has this interesting interview with Gary Johnson. It covers his policy ideas, but it also has a great deal about his experience being the Libertarian Party presidential nominee in 2012.

Toward the end, the part of the interview concerning the Electoral College is not fleshed out enough to be clear. The Electoral College system does discriminate Read more »

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Apr 09 2013

Highlights of Gary Johnson’s Speech at University of Illinois Now on YouTube

Source: Independent Political Report

On April 3, 2013, Gary Johnson and Judge Jim Gray visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) as part of their nationwide college campus tour. The event was sponsored and hosted by the UIUC Young Americans for Liberty. The highlights of both of their speeches can be found on YouTube:



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Apr 09 2013

Gary Johnson: We are ready to light the fuse

Source: Our America Initiative

Friends,

Four states, four Live Free campus events, and I have good news to report: From what I have seen and heard this week, America’s young people are ready to enlist in the Liberty movement.

In Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Missouri, hundreds of students turned out to Our America’s events, and they came loaded with great questions, great energy and an Read more »

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Apr 02 2013

Video: Gary Johnson’s Live Free Tour at Miami University

Source: Independent Political Report



Video is of Gary Johnson at Miami University of Ohio, the first stop of the 2013 Read more »

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Mar 23 2013

Gary Johnson: A Busy Month Ahead

Source: Our America Initiative

Friends,

As I have told you many times, the fundamental purpose of the Our America Initiative is to encourage an active, honest dialogue about the critical issues of the day — and to insure that the principles of liberty are part of the conversation as the nation wrestles with key policy decisions.

To do just that, we have an amazing next few weeks planned: Read more »

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Mar 06 2013

Goldwater, Roemer & Mackey join Gary Johnson to expand freedom in America

Source: Examiner.com (via Independent Political Report)

Former Congressman Barry Goldwater, Jr., former Louisiana Governor and presidential candidate Buddy Roemer and Whole Foods co-founder and co-CEO John Mackey announced today they have joined the Honorary Board of the Our America Initiative, an issue advocacy organization whose Honorary Chairman is former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson. Read more »

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