Online Town Hall with Gov. Gary Johnson Wednesday, September 19th

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Online Town Hall with Gov. Gary Johnson Wednesday, September 19th 4:30 pm PDT / 5:30 pm MDT / 6:30 pm CDT / 7:30 pm EDT The next few weeks are going to be exciting – and historic.  You are a part of that history, and it is important that we stay in close touch.  This online Town Hall will be an excellent opportunity.  This town hall will be featured on To ask questions via video or text, simply sign into your Facebook account or sign up for a Vokle account. If you just want to watch the town hall, go to on September 19th.  These informal online video chats are an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas regarding important issues of the day, and we urge you to participate if you can. Gov. Johnson op-ed: Libya, Afghanistan and the Middle East -- Why Obama and Romney are Both Wrong September 14, 2012 The Huffington Post By Gov. Gary Johnson Foreign policy is supposed to make us safer, not get Americans killed and bankrupt us. Yet, even as we mourn the loss of four Americans in Libya and watch the Middle East ignite with anti-American fervor, our leaders don't get it. In one corner, we have the U.S. apologists warning that -- after the murders in Libya and the attack on our embassy in Cairo -- we must be careful not to say or do anything that might hurt someone's feelings. In the other corner, we have the chest-thumpers demanding that we find somebody to shoot -- and shoot them. Read MoreGary Johnson: An uphill battle to catch a wave, win the presidency September 12, 2012 By Dan Merica Gary Johnson says there are three keys to his campaign being successful: he needs you to know who he is, he needs to be on the ballot in as many states as possible and he needs other libertarians to support him.And for the next two months, Johnson, the Libertarian party candidate for president and acknowledged underdog, will be zig-zagging across the country to make those admittedly unique goals a reality.Read MoreLibertarian Gary Johnson an ideal candidate September 12, 2012 By Patrick Gibboney Gary Johnson strongly supports both the Constitution and civil liberties. Where does he stand on the issues? He would eliminate the IRS, audit the Federal Reserve, end the war in Afghanistan, reform health care, allow gays to marry, and legalize and regulate marijuana.There are several issues that voters frequently ask about, but I will touch on a few that have been getting a lot of attention this election season.Read MoreGary Johnson on ballot in 47 states September 12, 2012 Politico By Charles Mahtesian The Libertarian Party reports that Gary Johnson will be on the ballot in at least 47 states, plus the District of Columbia.The party is involved in litigation to get him on the ballot in the three remaining states, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Michigan, where a judge ruled last week that Johnson could not appear on the ballot because he also ran as a Republican in the state’s February presidential primary.Read MoreGary Johnson may threaten Romney’s swing-state chances September 12, 2012 Martin Bashir on MSNBC Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson joins MSNBC’s Martin Bashir to discuss how he could steal conservative votes from Mitt Romney in critical key states – and why the GOP only has itself to blame.Watch the Interview HereGary Johnson calls for strong defense, rational foreign policy in wake of Libya September 13, 2012 The Washington Times Former New Mexico governor and presidential candidate Gary Johnson added his voice to the growing outrage over the deaths of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others in the Benghazi embassy raid in Libya.Read MoreGary Johnson, Libertarian Presidential Candidate, On Gay Republicans And Mitt Romney September 14, 2012 The Huffington Post By Michelangelo Signorile Former GOP New Mexico governor and Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson reached out to gay Republican voters and “everybody in this country who comes under the broad brush stroke of being socially accepting and fiscally responsible” for support in his presidential bid.Read MoreGary Johnson on Stossel: A Libertarian for President September 14, 2012 Stossel on Fox Business Gov. Gary Johnson was interviewed by John Stossel on the popular show on Fox Business. Watch the Interview HereNew polls show unusual staying power for Gary Johnson September 15, 2012 By Matthew Reece During the past week, new polling results for Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson have come from Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, and Virginia. These new polls have Johnson winning 3% of the vote in Colorado, 7% in Montana, 7% in New Mexico, 4.5% in Ohio, and 3.8% in Virginia. A Zogby poll released on September 3 had Johnson at 4.3% nationally. While these numbers are not large enough to seriously challenge for the presidency, they do exceed the margin of victory between President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney in every case. Read MoreYoung Ron Paul supporters express support for Gary Johnson, say Romney, Obama the same September 15, 2012 Red Alert Politics By John Rossomando Mitt Romney is just not going to cut it for many of Ron Paul’s devoted legion of young followers. Most of the Ron Paul supporters approached by Red Alert Politics Friday night at the Liberty Political Action Conference in Chantilly, Va., said they could not see many differences between Romney and President Obama. Their general consensus was that Romney is a weak candidate who has not effectively made his case. Read MoreGary Johnson getting attention in presidential Pulse poll September 17, 2012 Business First By Ed Green Who is Gary Johnson? If you watch most of the national coverage of the U.S. presidential campaign, you might not know. But Johnson is getting plenty of “write-in” attention in Business First’s weekly Pulse survey. With the campaigns in full swing, Business First asked online readers this week: “If the presidential election were held today, which candidate would get your vote?” Read MoreJohnson thwarts GOP ballot challenge September 17, 2012 By Mark Wachtler Philadelphia. One state down, two to go. That’s how Gary Johnson is looking at his current ballot access fight against the Republican Party. This weekend, it was announced that Pennsylvania judges ruled in favor of the Libertarian Presidential candidate. That brings Johnson’s total to 48 states and DC. If the candidate is equally successful in Michigan and Oklahoma, he will be the only challenger to the establishment’s Obama and Romney appearing on ballots in all 50 states. Read MoreA Vote For Johnson Is A Vote For Obama? September 17, 2012 The Western Center for Journalism By Scotty Ellison A Vote for Gary Johnson is a Vote for Gary Johnson. Be Libertarian for one election. Stop saying its impossible and just click the button that says Gary Johnson in the voting booth. Last time I checked, it’s just as possible to check Gary Johnson’s name as it is any of the other candidates on the ballot. Read MoreJoin us on Facebook      Follow us on Twitter      Make A Contribution

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