Tag Archives: 2012 presidential race

Boston Tea Party Announces 2012 Presidential Ticket

From a media release from the Boston Tea Party:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

23 December 2011 – bostontea.us

The Boston Tea Party’s Presidential Nominating Convention concluded after 2 days with the Vice Presidential nomination going to a 2nd round of balloting.

Tiffany Briscoe (Maryland) was chosen as the Presidential nominee on the first round of voting.… Read more ...

Roger Gary: It’s Official

From a media release on Mon, May 16, 2011, by the Roger Gary 2012 campaign:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For confirmation, contact:

Jake Porter, 515-783-0729 or jake@jakeporter.org
Jeff Daiell, (713) 777-1776 or JeffDaiell@Yahoo.com

www.RVGary2012.com

Texas Libertarian Roger Gary [Formally] Announces Presidential Campaign

Promises Restoration of Civil Liberties, Free Markets, and a Non-Interventionist Foreign Policy

(SAN ANTONIO) Roger V.… Read more ...

List of Candidate Websites for the 2012 Libertarian Presidential Nomination

Informational Article: List of Websites of active candidates for the 2012 Libertarian Presidential Nomination:

James Libertarian Burns

Jim Duensing

Michael Jingozian

Roger V. Gary

R. J. Harris

Wayne Allyn Root

Lee Wrights

Submit updates via the comments and they will be added.

2012 websites that haven’t been updated in years:

Joy Waymire

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Libertarian Party Builds Big War Chest for 2012

 

WASHINGTON – In its most recent FEC report, for the period ending March 31, 2011, the Libertarian Party reported $284,882.95 in cash with $0 in debt. At the same point four years ago, the party reported $21,962.37 in cash with $31,589.74 in debt.

Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle said, “Four years ago, we were $10,000 in the red.… Read more ...

James Burns: Democracy? Part 3

An article from Jim Burns, Libertarian for President:

Many libertarians act as if they believe that the purpose and highest value of the Libertarian Party (LP) is democracy: Also, that the LP should speak with one duly elected voice. Many believe that the reason for the lack of success of the LP is sometimes a Libertarian “spokesperson” is perceived as a kook, screwball, and/or creepy and thereby has destroyed the message of the LP.… Read more ...

Jim Duensing: We Libertarians Have Become What We Profess To Oppose

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
www.JimDuensing.com

Jim Duensing for President

It has long been whispered in Libertarian circles that when we
Libertarians actually get a hold of even a small bit of power, we become
everything we despise.

There is no better example of that long whispered adage than the
Libertarian Party of Nevada’s meeting on Cinco de Mayo.… Read more ...

RJ Harris: May Seek LP Presidential Nod

From an article on Libertarian Strategy Monthly:

RJ Harris has joined a growing list of potential candidates who have declared an interest in running for the Libertarian Party 2012 Presidential nomination.  While avoiding announcing at this time, RJ told Libertarian Strategy Monthly that he plans on running.

Read the original article here.… Read more ...

Jim Burns on Foreign Policy

From a release by Jim Burns, who is seeking the Libertarian Party nomination for President:

I offer the following 251 words about United States foreign policy:

I agree with these words of Carl Schurz “My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right.”

There is much that needs to be set right.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader on CSPAN about possible 2012 run: If you’re never willing to lose, you’re never going to win

Via Punk Patriot: Ralph Nader on CSPAN:

In regards to a possible 2012 presidential run, Nader says he is looking for another progressive candidate to get behind, but has not yet decided whether he will run himself again if he can’t find one that is willing and suitable. He brings up the unfairness of debate exclusion and ballot access barriers, and says he has a new “debate strategy” which he does not elaborate on.… Read more ...

Jim Duensing running for Libertarian nomination for President of USA

Speaking on WYBS radio this morning, former Libertarian Party of Nevada and Libertarian State Leadership Alliance chair Jim Duensing confirmed that he is seeking the Libertarian nomination for President of the United States.

Duensing supporters were seen at the Libertarian Party of Nevada convention this past weekend wearing Jim Duensing for President T-Shirts.… Read more ...

Washington Post Columnist Calls for Centrist Third Party Movement

From Matt Miller at the Washington Post via Third Party and Independent Daily:

I’m a Clinton White House alum who had hoped President Obama could usher in the debate we need. It’s hardly all his fault that we’re not there, but I’m convinced the parties’ interest groups and “thought police” make real progress impossible without a new force that shakes things up.

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Wayne Root Profiled by AOL News today as 2012 Presidential Contender

Email from Wayne Root to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Wayne Root Profiled by AOL News today as 2012 Presidential Contender

Excerpt:

Sports Handicapper Gambles on Becoming President

Now that the Democrats have suffered a historic defeat on election day, a sports handicapper is doubling down on his goal of becoming President in 2012.

Wayne Allyn Root is a well-known Vegas sports handicapper and the current front runner to be the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the 2012 presidential race after being the running mate to 2008 nominee Bob Barr.… Read more ...