Tag Archives: President

Starr: Wiener Enters Race for LP Vice Presidential Nomination

Wiener Announces Bid for Libertarian Party’s Vice-Presidential Nomination

As a member in good standing of the Libertarian Party since 1972, Daniel Wiener today announced his willingness to be drafted as the Libertarian Party’s 2012 Vice-Presidential nominee.  Prior to his current service on the Libertarian National Committee, Wiener’s personal profile included stretches as Newsletter Editor, Executive Committee member, Judicial Committee Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Chairman, and Chairman of the Libertarian Party of California. … Read more ...

Gary Johnson and Wayne Root Co-Host Online Town Hall Monday

Gary  Johnson & Wayne Root C0-Host Online Town Hall
 
January 27, 2012, Santa Fe, NM – Former New Mexico Governor and current presidential candidate Gary Johnson will be joined Monday, January 30, by nationally-known Libertarian leader and commentator Wayne Allyn Root for a live on-line Town Hall. Participants who go to www.garyjohnson2012.com will be able to ask questions of Governor Johnson and Mr.… Read more ...

Roseanne Barr Will Seek Green Party Presidential Nomination

From Ballot Access News:

Roseanne Barr has taken several steps to make it possible for her to seek the Green Party presidential nomination. She filed with the Federal Election Commission on January 25, and she has fulfilled the requirements of the Green Party to seek the nomination. She is a registered Green Party member in California, although she also has a home in Hawaii.… Read more ...

Root: Krugman Wrong on Capital Gains

Paul Krugman Is Wrong About Capital Gains Taxes
by Wayne Allyn Root – Capitalist Evangelist

Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman

http://blogs.forbes.com/wayneroot/

Paul Krugman is a liberal. He’s also untruthful on the topic of capital gain taxes. Like President Barack Obama and most liberal Democratic politicians, Krugman’s contortions about capital gains taxes are so pathetic you’d think he owned stock in Pinnochio Inc.… Read more ...

Root: ‘Devastating Rebuke for Mainstream Media’

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee 

Newt Gingrich may have won South Carolina. But this wasn’t a Newt victory, as much as it was a devastating rebuke to the national media. 

Study the poll numbers. Yes, Romney really dropped the ball with the tax return and 15% capital gains issues, but the numbers started flipping from a Romney landslide to a Newt Gingrich landslide only after the ABC television interview with Newt’s ex-wife.… Read more ...

Muth: Wayne Root Odds On VP Favorite at LP Con

Chuck Muth’s “Silver State Confidential” Newsletter, in it’s most recent issue, says:
“The odds-on favorite to land the Libertarian Party’s vice-presidential nomination – should former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson win the presidential nomination – is Las Vegan Wayne Allyn Root, who was the LP’s veep candidate in 2008.”

He continues: “However, there is also talk of former South Carolina Gov.… Read more ...

Bruce Cohen: Gary Johnson Announces Libertarian Presidential Bid

Bruce Cohen’s post-announcement coverage published on his blog and submitted to IPR:

Gary Johnson had his much anticipated Press Conference this morning at 10 AM Mountain Time in the Capitol Rotunda of New Mexico.

He formally ‘left’ the GOP yesterday, and has absolutely milked every drop of PR possible out of the process of changing parties.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: ‘White House is a danger to women’s health’

Jill Stein‘s campaign for the Green Party’s presidential nomination released the following:

Dr. Jill Stein, MD, the Green Party presidential candidate, has strongly criticized an action by Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius taking the unprecedented step of overruling the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to expand access to the Morning After Pill (MAP). … Read more ...

ROOT: Why Obama’s ‘New Math’ is a Jobs Killer

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/16/why-obamas-new-math-is-a-jobs-killer/

President Obama’s math skills leave something to be desired. As a matter of fact, based on Mr. Obama’s recent interview on “60 Minutes,” the president deserves a grade of F in math. When confronted by the reporter with the reality that his economic stimulus package failed, he decided to lie to the American people.… Read more ...

Pickens Welcomes Johnson to the LP

[From the Recruit Gary Johnson – LP Presidential Nominee Facebook Page]

https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/RecruitGaryJohnsonLP2012/

Thursday, December 1st, 2011
Sacramento California –

For Immediate Release:

… From the Desk of C. Michael Pickens,
Libertarian Party of California, NVC

I would love to endorse Gary Johnson for President.
Once he leaves the GOP and re-registers Libertarian, I will!… Read more ...

Reason: Johnson Files Complaints, No Plans as Libertarian

http://reason.com/blog/2011/11/15/johnson-files-complaint-with-the-fec-and

Gary Johnson Files Complaint With the FEC and FCC, Has No Plans to Run as a Libertarian

Lucy Steigerwald | November 15, 2011

Former Gov. Gary Johnson, the guy having the world’s most frustrating presidential campaign, is joining Congressman Ron Paul in rejecting calls to run on the Libertarian Party ticket.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson CM: ‘99% sure Gary will seek LP nomination’

Guy McLendon quotes Gary Johnson’s campaign manager:

“Ron Nielson said I could quote him as follows … He’s pushing Gary to run on the LP ticket, and is 99% sure Gary will seek our nomination. That was maybe a week or so ago …”

Mister McLendon is quoted as saying this on an open Facebook discussion thread he is actively participating in.… Read more ...