Tag Archives: Bill Weld

Latest Johnson/Weld video calls on voters to: “Declare Your Independence Again. . . . You in?”

“The greatest lie ever told in America is that the battle for our liberty was won in 1776.  The battle for freedom never ends. . . . We have to declare our independence again.”

Governor Johnson’s Youtube channel with many other videos can be found HERE.

UPDATE: The original was apparently “removed by the user.”  … Read more ...

Marvin Bush, youngest son of President Bush: “I’m voting Libertarian.”

marvin bush Marvin Pierce Bush, youngest son of President George H. W. Bush, younger brother of  both President George W. Bush, and Governor Jeb Bush, endorsed the Libertarian ticket of Governors Gary Johnson and Bill Weld earlier today.

Appearing on Washington, DC’s WJFK-FM radio’s (106.7 The Fan) sports talk show The Sports Junkies, Marvin Bush said:

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Sen. Mark Madsen (Utah) switches to Libertarian, endorses Johnson/Weld

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UPDATE: Utah’s Libertarian Senator Mark Benson Madsen is scheduled to appear on  K-Talk radio at 8PM Eastern (6PM Mountain) TONIGHT (26 July) on the Standup Commentary Talk Radio show to discuss his change from the GOP to the Libertarian Party.

Listen Live HERE.  IPR readers may call into the show @ 801 254 5855 and/or ask questions online HERE.  … Read more ...

Libertarians at FreedomFest, Johnson, Weld; plus Barr and past VPs Gray and Root

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(Photo: Las Vegas: Sarwark, Weld, Johnson, Gillespie)
2016 Libertarian nominees Governors Johnson and Weld, as well as past LP POTUS candidate Barr (2008) and past LP VPOTUS candidates Gray (2012) and Root (2008) are scheduled to appear at this week’s FREEDOMFEST convention in Las Vegas. Live streaming video of many of the large room sessions can be found HERE.  … Read more ...

Nik DeCosta-Klipa: Bill Weld compares Donald Trump to defunct, 19th-century ‘Know-Nothing Party’

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By Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com, July 7th, 2016:

Bill Weld is back with more strong historical parallels for the 2016 campaign.

Addressing the National Press Club at a luncheon Thursday in Washington, D.C., the former Massachusetts governor alluded that Donald Trump’s campaign was the reincarnation of a short-lived nativist movement in the 1800s and said his running mate, Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson, reminded him of President Abraham Lincoln.

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Gary Johnson and Bill Weld talk with John Stossel 6/3/16

Governor Gary Johnson and Governor Bill Weld appeared on Stossel today (14 minute video, via American Third Party Report)

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Gov. Bill Weld: “I want to simply take a moment to express my deep gratitude to you for allowing me to join Governor Johnson on the Libertarian ticket”

From Gov. Bill Weld’s Facebook page:
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I apologize for being a couple of days behind in writing this letter. As you may have seen, Governor Johnson and I have been busy making the media rounds in New York City — taking the Libertarian Party’s message to virtually every network and major media outlet in the nation.… Read more ...

Nebraska’s Laura Ebke Leaves GOP, Becomes First Libertarian State Senator

Sen. Laura Ebke of Crete left the Republican Party and registered as a Libertarian Party […]

“Republicans talk about fiscal responsibility, but they tend to place not such a high emphasis on civil liberties.”

Ebke said the approaching nomination of Donald Trump as the Republican Party’s presidential choice affected her decision “maybe a little (because) I can’t imagine myself voting for him.”

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Videos: Bill Weld on Why He’s Seeking the Libertarian Vice Presidential Nomination

In two videos, Gov. Bill Weld makes his case to Libertarian National Convention delegates for the Vice-Presidential nomination. In the first, Weld touts his commitment to smaller government, cutting taxes, and “A” grade from the Cato Institute:


In a separate video, Weld spoke about his position on the 2nd Amendment:

 

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Steve Kerbel Endorses Gary Johnson & Bill Weld


Audio from conference call with Libertarian National Convention delegates, 5/24/16.

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Bill Weld on CNN’s State of the Union 5/22/2016

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Bill Weld: A personal message for Delegates to the Libertarian National Convention

A personal message for Delegates to the Libertarian National Convention.

Friends,

My name is Bill Weld. I’m writing you today to ask for your vote for the nomination to be the Libertarian Party’s candidate for Vice-President of the United States.

I served as Governor of Massachusetts from 1991 to 1997. I was first elected in 1990, and in 1994, was re-elected by the largest margin in the state’s history.… Read more ...