Tag Archives: John Jay Myers

John Jay Myers On Why Libertarians Oppose Domestic Spying

The following was posted on the Libertarian Party of Virginia’s Facebook page today. John Jay Myers was formerly a regional represenative for the LNC and a candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas in 2012. He received 2.06% of the vote in that race.

I am going to try to explain this one more time, in a way that might help ring a bell in people’s heads.

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U. S. Senate Candidate John Jay Myers Excluded from WFAA Debate, Filed FCC Complaint

Dallas, TX – John Jay Myers, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, has been excluded from participation in a key WFAA debate tomorrow in which Ted Cruz will participate. The Myers campaign staff filed a complaint with the FCC last week on the grounds that WFAA has based its candidate invitations on partisan favoritism rather than object considerations of newsworthiness.… Read more ...

John Jay Myers for U.S. Senate, TX: “Government Backwards” video

John Jay Myers speaks to 400 attendees at the Hogg Auditorium at the University of  Texas at Austin. The Libertarian Longhorns sponsored the event, which led with Gary Johnson for President. John Jay Myers is the Libertarian nominee for U.S. Senate, TX, and serves on the Libertarian National Committee.

His speech is divided into ten videos, but set to play all the way through when you click the first link.… Read more ...

31 Libertarians on Travis County, Texas ballot in November 2012


September 7, 2012

31 Libertarians on Travis County ballot in November 2012

Arthur DiBianca

AUSTIN – Travis County voters will have 31 Libertarian candidates among their options on November 6, 2012.

Travis County Libertarian Party treasurer Arthur DiBianca commented, “As far as we know, there will be more Libertarians on the ballot in Travis County than any other county in America.”… Read more ...

Reason: Meet John Jay Myers, Texas Libertarian For U.S. Senate

Here’s another article from Reason.com.  This was written by Garrett Quinn

August 20, 2012

San Antonio—John Jay Myers, the Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, is sitting in the shade of a booth at something called Activist Appreciation Day in downtown San Antonio. Somebody on the stage is complainingly, loudly, about the drug war and Myers is sweating after playing a couple songs on stage with his staff.… Read more ...

LP Texas Road Trip: Presidential and Senate Candidates Hit The Road Together

In the grand tradition of Crosby and Hope (See: Road to Singapore, 1940; Road to Zanzibar, 1941; Road to Morocco, 1942; Road to Rio, 1947; and Road to Bali, 1952)  —  Libertarian Candidates Johnson and Myers (Gary Johnson (President) and John Jay Myers (US Senate)) are embarking on a “Road to Galveston” (2012) with stops from Austin to Waco.
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Libertarian John Jay Myers for US Senate (Texas): Republican Ted Cruz is Enemy of Freedom

Press release from John Jay Myers, Libertarian for US Senate from Texas:

Dallas, TX – John Jay Myers, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, rejects the notion that the recent Republican nomination of Ted Cruz is a victory for freedom-loving Americans. “The Tea Party originally fought for sound fiscal policy, lower taxes, and free markets.… Read more ...

Threats Fly Between Two LNC Members

Apparent threats to resign, to call for another member’s removal from the LNC for cause, and to cancel a fundraiser fly in recent LNC member emails.

As first reported by IPR at:


LNC At-Large member Wayne Allyn Root indicated his consideration of a request from his wife to resign his At Large position on the LNC:

Date: May 20, 2012 7:35:14 PM PDT


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Video of John Jay Myers’ Speech in Dallas

John Jay Myers gave a speech tonight  at an event in Dallas, Texas, before economist Peter Lewin spoke.  Myers is running for United State Senate as a Libertarian.

You can find his website at www.JohnJayMyers.com

You can find the videos here, posted in four parts:

Intro & Stop Stealing

Wars and Ignorance

Corporate Welfare and Republicans

Live As You see fit and the Media

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Johnson Campaign Endorses 26 More Candidates

The following Media Release from the Gary Johnson Campaign includes 1 Gubernatorial, 4 US Senate, 10 US House, 1 State Senate, 7 State House and 3 other candidate endorsements.

The campaign has also announced monthly conference calls for all interested endorsed candidates as well as all other Libertarian candidates requesting or considering requesting endorsement by the campaign.  … Read more ...

John Jay Myers: Obama Exploits Immigrants

This editorial was posted in full with permission from John Jay Myers. His website can be found here.

We all Hoped for a Change after Bush waged undeclared wars abroad, expanded socialized medicine with Medicare Part D, detained and tortured people without a trial, and gave us the Patriot Act. But after Obama continued the wars, increased drone bombing campaigns, enacted yet another national health care scheme, signed legislation giving government the power to detain and assassinate American citizens, and reauthorized Bush’s Patriot Act, I no longer have any realistic expectation that our Constitutional lawyer turned Commander in Chief will even try to act within the legal limits of his power.… Read more ...