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Gary Johnson on ballot in 47 states
Politico ^ | Sep 12 2012 | Charlie Mahtesian

Posted on 09/21/2012 10:38:06 PM PDT by WilliamIII

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.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: losertarian; someonespuppet

1 posted on 09/21/2012 10:38:09 PM PDT by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII

10 to go.


2 posted on 09/21/2012 10:40:29 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: WilliamIII

Didn’t this loser say he would enter the race as a Republican but the amount of support he garnered was not even enough to fill a thimble?


3 posted on 09/21/2012 10:41:32 PM PDT by svxdave (Life is too short to wear a fake Rolex.)
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To: WilliamIII

oh great another Ross Perot moment


4 posted on 09/21/2012 10:43:56 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: WilliamIII

5 posted on 09/21/2012 10:46:25 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: svxdave

He ran in the Republican primaries. Got 4,286 votes. His issue is drug legalization.

http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/national.php?year=2012&minper=0&f=0&off=0&elect=2


6 posted on 09/21/2012 10:48:41 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: WilliamIII

Johnson is either a traitor or a fool because he could help Obama to win, which would be the antithesis of what the Libertarians stand for.

Holder is the legal equivalent of the Anti-Christ so why ensure that he continues on his decades long assault on the Constitution and our remaining rights?

Obama is a marxist and is NOT dedicated to basic American constitutional rights and he has said so.

If Johnson truly is concerned about America’s future, he should abandon his campaign and endorse Romney. If not, he’s a traitor to our freedom and should be shunned as such.


7 posted on 09/21/2012 10:51:24 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: svxdave

Sorta. Out of the fringe libertarians out there, he’s kookier than Ron Paul.


8 posted on 09/21/2012 10:58:05 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: WilliamIII

Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate for president, marched in Santa Fe's Pride parade on June 23. He says LGBTQ couples have a constitutionally
guaranteed right to get married.

9 posted on 09/21/2012 11:29:39 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: WilliamIII

Fine. He’ll steal more votes from 0bama than Romney.


10 posted on 09/21/2012 11:51:09 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

That’s what I’m thinking, too. Libertarians who vote for him will not have voted RR in any case. But, those for legalization of marijuana and gay marriage might vote for 0bama otherwise.


11 posted on 09/22/2012 12:59:04 AM PDT by paudio (Post-racial society: When we can legitimately hire and fire a Black man without feeling guilty.)
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To: WilliamIII

I actually like him.


12 posted on 09/22/2012 1:07:23 AM PDT by MarMema (freedom for Amir)
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To: MarMema
I actually like him.
Wait, don't tell us. I'll bet you said the same about Obama
13 posted on 09/22/2012 1:18:33 AM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: Revolting cat!

LOL


14 posted on 09/22/2012 1:24:03 AM PDT by exnavy (The time is upon us, fish or cut bait, may God guide your heart.)
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To: MarMema
I actually like him.

He's a good guy, but, trust me. Mittens is better.

No matter how good he is, Johnson doesn't matter unless he wins. Which he most definitely will not.

If you vote for him, you will have effectively voted for Barack Hussein Obama II! And the next four years will be your fault!

15 posted on 09/22/2012 1:26:27 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: WilliamIII

The forces of Darkness are encouraged by Mr. Johnson’s quixotic assistance.


16 posted on 09/22/2012 2:31:56 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

If he’s already on the ballot, the damage is done, it doesn’t matter if he campaigns.


17 posted on 09/22/2012 3:18:07 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: WilliamIII; All

Johnson will take more votes from Obama than he will from Romney. He is more left than he is right


18 posted on 09/22/2012 3:38:07 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Egypt wants to execute me.)
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To: WilliamIII

Far out, Catherwood.


19 posted on 09/22/2012 3:51:32 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved or not at all.)
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To: Nifster
oh great another Ross Perot moment

Probably not. He doesn't have Perot's cash so 99.99% of the citizens never heard of him. If you said to the average guy on the street, "How about that Gary Johnson?" that same average guy would think he missed something in the march to the World Series.

20 posted on 09/22/2012 4:49:44 AM PDT by stevem
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To: WilliamIII

Why is Johnson so intent on keeping Obama in office? I consider him a traitor.


21 posted on 09/22/2012 5:02:49 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

>>Fine. He’ll steal more votes from 0bama than Romney<<

That’s what I wuz thinking. Legalize weed, supports gay marriage, calls for a 40+% cut in military spending...sounds more like a democrat to me.


22 posted on 09/22/2012 5:11:19 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: Nifster

“oh great another Ross Perot moment”
I was thinking the same thing. WTF is wrong with these people. If you want to make a political statement for your cause, why not do it when a race isn’t this close?


23 posted on 09/22/2012 5:17:19 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: WilliamIII

First, as a registered “Independent”, since Louisiana really hates anything that smatters different than a Huey Long influence(including Piyush Jin-dahl, er, Bobby Jindal, anchorbaby), I watched with great intent the Libertarian Party’s convention on CSPAN. A nice 6-hour event, from start to finish. I was quite impressed with the demeanor of Jim Gray. That was not the case with Gary Johnson, who like John Kerry, never let you forgets that he was two-time governor of a Western state. Jim Gray was a no-nonsense guy, with straight answers. Gary Johnson speaks with the same boring politician’s tones of being bored, and why do I have to answer all these questions? Just give me the damn nomination, now! So, in the end, they gave it to him, and handed Jim Gray the VP slot as a bone.

Second, in this present election, I KNOW and fully UNDERSTAND, that is either we become a Communist country, or we kick out all those firestarters, and return America, to what it has always been, before the Leftists and Hollywooders got their foot in the door.

Lastly, I would not vote for Gary Johnson, even with a snubnose pointed at my head. His policies were more daft than Ron Paul’s. His foreign policies remind me of that other nut who tried running for President, McGovern. The key word is Isolationist. Wilson was the last President who believed in that, and the post-WW2 Marshall Plan was the last nail in the coffin on that ideology.

So, to all Libertarians, if you want America to be where you can have your Freedom, as it was taught how we first got it, or live in a country where the government runs your life, as in any Socialist, or Marxist country in history, either vote for Freedom via Romney/Ryan, or go vote for Johnson and Obama.


24 posted on 09/22/2012 5:17:39 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: paudio
Not necessarily. Ryan recently said he was in favor of allowing states to legalize medical marijuana, while the Obama justice dept has been closing down dispensaries left and right in CA and CO.
25 posted on 09/22/2012 5:23:15 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: Terry L Smith
So, to all Libertarians, if you want America to be where you can have your Freedom, as it was taught how we first got it, or live in a country where the government runs your life, as in any Socialist, or Marxist country in history, either vote for Freedom via Romney/Ryan, or go vote for Johnson and Obama.

You must be kidding. We've lost all semblances of freedom over 40 years ago, and the police state marches on, regardless of who is in office.

26 posted on 09/22/2012 9:07:41 AM PDT by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: WilliamIII
Apparently the only place he can do much mischief is NM, which is unreliable anyway. Or maybe NH, where they claim "Live Free or Die".
27 posted on 09/22/2012 1:12:39 PM PDT by Theodore R. ( Who among us has not erred? Akin's the One!)
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To: South40

Gay is not a right.


28 posted on 09/22/2012 1:16:52 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: bmwcyle
Gay is not a right amoral, indecent, disgusting and perverted.
29 posted on 09/22/2012 1:26:25 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: iowamark
His issue is drug legalization.

Let's hope he runs on that issue. He will suck up more obama votes than Romney votes.

30 posted on 09/22/2012 2:44:10 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: elpadre
I think you miss his potential impact. Gary Johnson is a liberal democrat slyly stealing the liberaltarian party label, and as such will siphon off liberal votes from obama.

We should publicize his pro-drug platform to the skulls full of idiot mush out there.

31 posted on 09/22/2012 2:49:07 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Terry L Smith
The key word is Isolationist. Wilson was the last President who believed in that

??? What planet did you say you were from again?

32 posted on 09/22/2012 2:52:11 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: servantboy777
Just FYI, here in the PNW most of us want to see marijuana legalized. Conservatives as well as liberals. The war on drugs has been a miserable failure and there's gold in them hills son.
33 posted on 09/25/2012 11:01:06 AM PDT by MarMema (freedom for Amir)
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To: MarMema
Just FYI, here in the PNW most of us want to see marijuana legalized.

The sale of alcohol is legal but don't get caught with a still. I guarantee any gold from dope will be made by the likes of ADM or Monsanto. They probably already have the GMO versions ready.

34 posted on 09/25/2012 11:25:45 AM PDT by Stentor
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To: hinckley buzzard
He is not pro-drug, he thinks legalizing marijuana is a good idea, as do most of us in Washington state. So we're going to do just that in a few months.

Republicans break 10-82 percent against same-sex marriage, but 22 percent say they support I-502.

35 posted on 09/25/2012 11:29:30 AM PDT by MarMema (freedom for Amir)
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To: MarMema
I understand the issue of prohabition, I believe it has been a miserable failure.

With that said, I care about my country and cringe at the thought of Obozo in that office for four more years.

Some things are just more important than others. Free market, constitutional republic must remain intact. Our constitutional rights preserved above all else.

The left in government would like to cede our country over to the U.N., ban the 2nd amendment, squelch free speech and grow government.

Sorry, but the right to smoke a doobie does not reach to the level of what we are fighting for. That is a secondary issue.

Obozo and his cronies are seizing control of every aspect of citizen's lives....he must be stopped.

Gary Johnson did not win the republican primary. I voted for the most conservative candidate during that process. Now it is time to hop on board and drag Romney across the finish line and we can work on the other issues afterward.

Come on in for the big win and stop all the nonsense.

36 posted on 09/25/2012 11:33:18 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: Stentor
Now that's a sobering thought. But I don't think that will happen here. We are the home of the co-op and a place where even conservatives shop at them.

Make no mistake however, this is about regaining some state rights and you should support it for that reason alone.

Obama and his minions are ruining the pharmaceutical industry and making the federal govt into the new pharmaceutical giant of all time.

Earlier this month, federal law enforcement officials sent letters to 23 medical marijuana dispensaries in Seattle saying that any businesses within 1,000 feet of schools or playgrounds must shut down within 30 days.

Out here we don't take kindly to the DC crew trying to run our lives. Watch us tell them to shove it very soon.

37 posted on 09/25/2012 11:37:31 AM PDT by MarMema (freedom for Amir)
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To: servantboy777
Good points, though out here I am not sure it will matter what I vote. Thanks for your excellent commentary however.

I am primarily trying to show that being for legalization of marijuana does not make Johnson a goofball.

38 posted on 09/25/2012 11:42:07 AM PDT by MarMema (freedom for Amir)
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