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Why THIS Libertarian Is Voting For Mitt Romney

Why THIS Libertarian Is Voting For Mitt Romney

In the last few weeks, there’s been quite a battle in political circles between Romney supporters and Johnson supporters. I realize this may be a bit late to fully capitalize on the meme, but, oh, well. I’ve made no bones about being a Romney supporter (though reluctantly, at first). To set out why, I have to […]

The Libertarian Case for Mitt Romney - Take Two

The Libertarian Case for Mitt Romney – Take Two

In the spirit of the upcoming debates, I think I will indulge in something I rarely do, and honestly, I usually discourage others from doing it. However, given the fact that we’re looking at a close race in November, I consider it extremely important to keep the race from turning into a fiasco for conservatives […]

Dear Libertarians, 2012 Is Not Your Year

Dear Libertarians, 2012 Is Not Your Year

I am a card-carrying member of the GOP, primarily because I reside in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As a fiscal conservative, I find myself agreeing more with the Libertarian platform, but it is not in my best interests to register as one. The Keystone State is not known for being groundbreaking in anything political, as […]

Is Gary Johnson the New Ross Perot?

Is Gary Johnson the New Ross Perot?

The Former Governor of New Mexico and current Libertarian Party candidate for president Gary Johnson isn’t likely going to become the next president, but that doesn’t mean he won’t have an effect on the outcome of the election come November. Johnson briefly participated in the Republican primaries and debates before switching over to the Libertarian […]

Gary Johnson's independent move: smart, irrelevant or Perot redux?

Gary Johnson has ended his bid to become the Republican nominee for President of the United States and switch to a run as an independent Libertarian candidate. In an email this morning, Johson said that “a credible Libertarian candidate for president is the real path to liberty, opportunity, and a government that is put into […]

Gary Johnsons Email Announcing Change in Presidential Run [Full Text]

On Wednesday, Gary Johnson sent out the following email to announce that he would no longer be seeking the GOP nomination for President. Dear Friends, By now, you have probably heard the news. This morning, I stepped before the microphones at a news conference in the New Mexico capitol and announced that I am seeking […]

The Basis Of Big Government?

Let me ask you, the reader, this question: What motivates a person to believe that a government which controls every aspect of your life, your business, your personal habits, and your body, is a good idea? To answer the question, let me emphasize the word your. Your life, your business, your habits, your body. We […]

Gary Johnson For VP?

Ramesh Ponnuru makes this point in his piece “Heartbreak Awaits Republicans Who Love Gingrich“: We already know the basic strategy of the Obama campaign. It will be to portray the Republican nominee as a dangerous right-wing extremist. Romney’s demeanor — his steadiness, his reasonableness — would undercut that strategy. It seems likely to be much […]

Gary Johnson Continues Whining – Threatens Third Party Run

The former Governor of New Mexico, Gary Johnson is getting frustrated with a lack of invitations to GOP debates. Now, he’s threatening to drop the party and go 3rd party. Johnson is a Republican candidate for president, but has been polling dead last or not at all in many national polls lately. Due to his […]

September 22nd Fox News/Google GOP Debate [Full Length Video]

Thursday, September 22nd at 9pm, citizens got to ask questions of nine GOP presidential candidates. Fox News and Google co-sponsored the GOP debate and let viewers ask questions of the candidates through a submit and vote-up feature. Attendees were: Michele Bachmann Herman Cain Newt Gingrich Jon Huntsman Ron Paul Gary Johnson Mitt Romney Rick Santorum […]

Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson Receives Endorsement From Willie Nelson and the Teapot Party

Fiscally responsible former Governor of New Mexico continues to garner support nationwide May 17, 2011, Santa Fe, NM – Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson today announced that he has received the official endorsement of legendary entertainer Willie Nelson and the National Teapot Party, which Nelson co-founded.  The endorsement comes following a meeting between Johnson and Nelson […]

Herman Cain Shines in South Carolina GOP Debate

Update May 12th 2011 Recent Zogby poll has Cain second in Republican Primary- Last night Fox News held the first round in it’s new series of 2012 GOP Presidential candidate debates on live television across the nation. Afterward, Frank Luntz asked a focus group of 29 Republican voters from South Carolina who they thought had impressed them […]

Was That George McFly In The First GOP Debate?

The buzz tonight is all about the GOP Presidential Candidates Debate in South Carolina. It was with great enthusiasm that I sat down to watch the debate. To date I do not have one candidate that truly sticks out as a solid choice for me. There was one candidate tonight that I did not know […]

What to Expect from the First GOP Presidential Debate

Thursday night at 9pm, Fox News and the South Carolina Republican Party will co-sponsor the first debate of the 2012 Presidential election. Five presidential possibles will be present for the debate: Herman Cain, former chief executive of Godfather’s Pizza; Gary Johnson, former governor of New Mexico; Ron Paul, U.S. representative from Texas; Tim Pawlenty, former governor of Minnesota, […]

Exploring Possible 2012 Presidential Candidates: Gary Johnson

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson could very well be the sleeper no one expected to win, candidate in the 2012 presidential elections. This budget hawk was the Governor of New Mexico for 8 solid years in which he proved a formidable foe to big spending State politicians from both parties. In another surprise, he […]