Tag Archives: Republican

Libertarians Seek to Recover $214K in PA Case

Posted in ydr.com (York Daily Record)

HARRISBURG, Pa.—The Libertarian Party is seeking to recoup nearly $214,000 in legal costs from its successful defense against a Republican Party-backed challenge to keep the Libertarian ticket off the Pennsylvania ballot.

Paul Rossi, the lead lawyer for the Libertarians, said in a motion filed Monday in Commonwealth Court that the challengers violated a court order by intentionally misleading his clients in an effort to pressure them into giving up.… 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 ...

Starchild: Volunteering for Ron Paul in Iowa

Written for IPR by Starchild at the request of  Jill Pyeatt

A couple days after Christmas, I went to Iowa to help Ron Paul’s presidential campaign in the lead-up to the Iowa caucuses. I’d never been there before, and I like traveling, but mainly it was just something I felt like I needed to do; that how well Ron Paul did in that caucus could be a real game changer.… Read more ...

KNAPPSTER: A Question for Gary Johnson

From an article posted on Knappster:

English: Gary E. JohnsonImage via WikipediaFollowers of third party political news are probably aware that on December 28, former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson abandoned his campaign for the Republican Party’s 2012 presidential nomination and announced that he’ll instead be seeking the nomination of the Libertarian Party.… 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 ...

Johnson Switch Mentioned IN USA Today

From USAToday:

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson will abandon his GOP presidential bid and seek the White House under the Libertarian Party banner.

Johnson has drawn scant attention in the race for the Republican Party nomination and barely registered in national public opinion polls, which are often used as a criteria for participation in debates.… Read more ...

JJ Myers: If Timothy Mcveigh Succeeded

If Timothy McVeigh succeeded, then why don’t we apply our foreign policy on terror  to our home grown terrorists? Why don’t we allow China to cluster bomb Norman Oklahoma to weed out those who might do us harm? Why don’t we set up check points in Tulsa to search for suspicious activity?

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Root Video: “I Am the One Percent!”

Wayne Allyn Root turned his latest commentary “I am the 1%” into a video…after getting the most response…and the most positive response of his entire career.

Watch Wayne’s Video: “I AM THE 1%”:

Wayne Root Video: I Am the One Percent!

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Root: I Am The 1%

I am the 1%. I am a S.O.B. (son of a butcher). I started out with nothing. I was raised in a blue-collar dead end town on the Bronx borderline. Today I live the American Dream. My story is the story of the 1%.

The fake story meant to deceive you is that the 1% is Bill Gates, Donald Trump, Warren Buffett, Senator John Kerry, or Arianna Huffington.… Read more ...

Reason: Johnson Files Complaints, No Plans as Libertarian


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 ...