Daily Archives: January 11, 2012

RJ Harris Welcomes Gary Johnson to LP Presidential Race

From http://www.rjharris2012.com/:

“Gary Johnson called me yesterday to personally let me know he was joining the LP Presidential Nomination. We both agree that his entry into the LP and into its nomination will help us spread the Liberty message to an ever awakening body politic hungry for the restoration of freedom, Liberty the Constitution and the Republic.… Read more ...

Tiffany Briscoe: Any Place for Moral Values in Government?

In a piece on her campaign site blog, Boston Tea Party presidential candidate Tiffany Briscoe speaks out against coercive social conservatives. In a twist reminiscent of a recent controversy in the Libertarian Party presidential race, she touches on the subject of bestiality:

This election cycle is a crucial one.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson compares Obama to Santorum on gay marriage

In his first issue release after switching to the Libertarian presidential race, Gary Johnson compared President Obama to Republican hardliner Rick Santorum on gay marriage:

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson today assailed Sen. Rick Santorum for the ex-senator’s opposition to gay marriage equality and for Santorum’s past comments equating Gay marriage with polygamy, child molestation and bestiality.

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Wayne Root Joins Forbes

Email from Libertarian Party 2008 VP Candidate Wayne Root to IPR today:

I am proud to announce…

I am now a weekly columnist for Forbes.com.

My column is titled:


You can read my first column for Forbes below:


Meanwhile, at RootForAmerica.com, Wayne has predictions for 2012.… Read more ...

PSL presidential candidate Peta Lindsay: Why socialism polls well among young people and African Americans

Statement by Party for Socialism and Liberation presidential candidate Peta Lindsay:

Recently the Pew Center for research published a poll in which they found that 49 percent of young people in the U.S. have a favorable view of socialism, while only 43 percent reported viewing it unfavorably. The report also revealed that African Americans have a favorable view of socialism at a rate of 55 percent to 36 percent.… Read more ...

South Carolina Libertarian Party Endorses Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson has received another endorsement from a Libertarian Party state party, this time from the state of South Carolina.

South Carolina Libertarian Executive Committee Endorses Gary Johnson

January 7, 2012 COLUMBIA, SC – In the style of the Continental Congress, Members of the South Carolina Libertarian Executive Committee have endorsed Gary Johnson.

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Candidates named for the Peace and Freedom Party Presidential Primary

According to Ballot Access News, the primary ballot for the Peace and Freedom Party (PFP) in California will list four candidates for the party’s presidential nomination: Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party, the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) presidential nominee Peta Lindsay, Socialist Party USA (SPUSA) presidential nominee Stewart Alexander, and Stephen Durham of the Freedom Socialist Party (FSP).… Read more ...