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Gary Johnson Returns To New Mexico For Balloon Fiesta

September 30, 2011Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson

September 29, 2011, Santa Fe, NM — Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson will be attending the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico October 2-3 to celebrate the event’s 40th anniversary. On Sunday, October 2 Johnson will be enjoying the 40th anniversary… Continue reading »


Gary Johnson: Killing Of U.S. Citizen Raises Questions

Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson

September 30, 2011, Santa Fe, NM — Responding to the killing in Yemen of AnWar al-Awlaki an American citizen, presidential candidate Gary Johnson released a statement this morning pointing out that the attack may be the first time a U.S…. Continue reading »


Roger Stone: Gary Johnson For President!

September 26, 2011Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson, Liberty

From The Daily Caller By C.J. Ciaramella Republican presidential hopeful Gary Johnson saw a boost to his campaign following his first appearance at a candidate debate since May, picking up the endorsement of political consultant Roger Stone and an increase… Continue reading »


Gary Johnson Condemns Booing Of Gay Soldier, Regrets His Silence On Stage

Posted in Blog, DADT, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue

From The Huffington Post Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson condemned the booing of a gay servicemember that occurred at Thursday night’s Fox News/Google GOP debate, and he expressed regret for not speaking up at the time. In an interview with… Continue reading »


Gary Johnson, Presidential Candidate and Mountain-Climber, Gets His Due

Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson, Interview, Liberty

From The Atlantic By Chris Good You might not realize it from talking to him, or from watching his semi-nervous appearance in Thursday’s Republican debate, but Gary Johnson is tough. The former New Mexico governor and thoroughgoing libertarian climbed Mt…. Continue reading »


Interview With Al Sharpton

September 25, 2011Posted in News

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Economist: The Authenticity Of Awkwardness

Posted in News

Click here for the original link. GARY JOHNSON is the only politician I’ve ever considered working for. I saw him speak at a Cato Institute donor event a couple years back in Santa Barbara. I don’t remember if he said… Continue reading »


Red State Users Discuss Gary Johnson

Posted in News

Click here for the original link. Thursday night a lot of people got to see Governor Gary Johnson for the first time in the Republican Debate. He made an impression causing “Gary Johnson” to be the most searched term on… Continue reading »


On Stossel — “Johnson: I Didn’t Create a Single Job as Governor”

September 24, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue, Job Creation, Liberty, News, Small Government, Spending, Twitter

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Is This The Sanest Man Running For President?

September 23, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Interview, Issue, Liberty, New Hampshire, Small Government, Spending

From GQ by Lisa DePaulo Photographs by Peter Yang, November 2011 With Gary, and it’s okay to call him Gary, it’s not so much the things he says and does that are spectacularly unusual (or spectacularly misguided, depending on your… Continue reading »


From Slate: At The GOP Debate, Underdog Candidate Gary Johnson Finally Gets A Moment In The Spotlight—and Seizes It.

Posted in Blog, Florida, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue, Liberty, Small Government, Spending

From Slate By: Dave Weigel ORLANDO, Fla.—Gary Johnson was one of the very last people to get the news about Gary Johnson. On Tuesday night, Howard Kurtz reportedthat the former governor of New Mexico would get a podium at the… Continue reading »


Gary Johnson Sets Himself Apart In The Presidential Field

September 22, 2011Posted in Blog, Florida, Gov. Gary Johnson

September 22, 2011, Orlando, FL — Bringing a new voice to the Fox News / Google Debate, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson made it clear that he offers a real alternative to ‘business-as-usual’ in the Republican presidential field.  Pledging… Continue reading »


Editorial: This Debate, Johnson Gets A Place In The Sun

Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson

From The Santa Fe New Mexican Another week, another Republican debate — and this time, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is being allowed in to play. Every debate offers a chance for one candidate to break out, and for… Continue reading »


From The New Hampshire Street To The Florida Stage

September 21, 2011Posted in Blog, Florida, Gov. Gary Johnson, New Hampshire

My 16th visit to New Hampshire has been very successful, and as icing on the cake, I learned Tuesday that I have been invited to participate in Thursday evening’s FOX debate in Florida! As you can surely imagine, I am… Continue reading »


Gary Johnson On Fox News Debate Invitation

Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson

September 21, 2011, Santa Fe, NM — Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson released the following statement after receiving confirmation that he will be allowed to participate in Thursday night’s Fox News / Google debate: “We are obviously very pleased to have… Continue reading »


Johnson on the end of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”: Welcome, but long overdue

September 20, 2011Posted in Blog, DADT, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue

September 20, 2011, Manchester, NH — Presidential candidate Gary Johnson today applauded the official end of the military’s ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ policy as a step forward for fairness and equal rights.  In a statement, Johnson said, “Today, the United… Continue reading »


Gary Johnson: President’s plan is just a refusal to really cut spending

September 19, 2011Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue, Spending

September 19, 2011, Manchester, NH – Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson’s reaction to President Obama’s deficit reduction speech: “Every time the President says we need to raise taxes to reduce the deficit, what he is really saying is that he is… Continue reading »


Sunday: Another Great Day In The Granite State

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My Sunday began with the “Steak Out,” an annual event hosted by the Nashua Republican City Committee. It was another great opportunity for me to make the case for my candidacy directly to Republicans in New Hampshire. The appearance of… Continue reading »


House “Hangouts” Become Feature of New Hampshire Campaign

September 18, 2011Posted in Blog, Event, Gov. Gary Johnson, New Hampshire

Hardy Macia has been one of my most generous and helpful supporters since I embarked on this adventure, but this time he has really outdone himself. Last night, with Hardy’s help, I was able to attend a “hangout” not only… Continue reading »


Gary Johnson annouces 458 mile New Hampshire “Ride for Freedom”

September 16, 2011Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson, Liberty, New Hampshire, Uncategorized

September 16, 2011, Manchester, NH — Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson will be making a 6-day, 458 mile bike ride across New Hampshire October 5-11. The “Ride for Freedom” will begin in Milford and end in Manchester criss-crossing most of the… Continue reading »


Gary Johnson to hold two “hangouts” during upcoming New Hampshire Trip

September 15, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, New Hampshire, Twitter

Manchester, NH, September 15, 2011 — Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson will host two ‘hangouts’ during his upcoming trip to New Hampshire. Channeling house parties as a traditional way for voters to meet and learn about candidate, Governor Johnson is using… Continue reading »


Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson Returns To New Hampshire, September 17-21

September 14, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, New Hampshire, Small Government, Twitter

Sept. 14, 2011, Santa Fe, NM - Presidential candidate Gary Johnson will return to New Hampshire Sept. 17 for a four day campaign visit that will feature two “Google Hangout” events  and appearances in Nashua, Bedford, Merrimack, Keene, and Durham…. Continue reading »


Nevada News & Views — “CNN KOs Candidates Before They Enter The Ring”

September 13, 2011Posted in Uncategorized

From Nevada News & Views by Lori Piotrowski Last night, millions of viewers tuned in to listen to Republican candidates verbally spar. While they shadow-boxed for voter points, one candidate wasn’t even allowed in the ring—former New Mexico Governor Gary… Continue reading »


CNN removes Gary Johnson from poll two weeks after he outpolled Huntsman and Santorum — in their own poll!

Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue, Liberty, Twitter

Gary Johnson is the anti-establishment Republican Presidential candidate. He is committed to cutting spending, balancing the budget, rooting out special interests, and protecting Liberty for all Americans. A CNN poll two weeks ago showed him tied with Herman Cain and… Continue reading »


Major Feature from Outside Magazine: “Failure to Launch”

September 12, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Interview, Liberty, New Hampshire, Small Government, Spending, Twitter

Johnson at home in Santa Fe a few days after racing in August’s Leadville 100 Photographer: Inga Hendrickson From Outside Magazine By: Nick Heil Gary Johnson, the darkest horse in the 2012 Republican presidential field, has spent most of his… Continue reading »


Statement from Governor Gary Johnson on the Anniversary of September 11, 2001

September 10, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Liberty, Twitter

September 10, 2011, Santa Fe, NM — Governor Gary Johnson released the following statement on the anniversary of September 11, 2001: “As we all pause this weekend to remember the events of September 11, 2001, our thoughts are with those… Continue reading »


Boots On The Ground In New Hampshire

Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, New Hampshire, News, Students, Twitter

We’ve posted several blogs featuring Gov. Johnson’s visits to New Hampshire, but what do volunteers do in New Hampshire when their favorite candidate isn’t in the Granite State? The short answer is this: they Lit-Drop. (Today at the New Hampshire… Continue reading »


“Gary Johnson Grabs the GOP’s Third Rail: Cutting Military Spending”

September 9, 2011Posted in Afghanistan, Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue, Small Government, Spending, Twitter

By: Ben Johnson Every political epoch has one: a third rail, an issue so electric that any mention of it tends to close discussion and slam doors rather than broaden discourse and widen debate. For 65 years, increased military spending… Continue reading »


GOP Candidate Johnson Focuses On N.H.

Posted in News, Uncategorized

The Boston Globe reported recently on the release of “The New Hampshire Path.” Read the full commentary below: Forget the early voting states of Iowa and South Carolina. Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson makes no bones about it. “I… Continue reading »


Gary Johnson On Jobs Speech: Stop Helping Us To Death

September 8, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue, Job Creation, Small Government, Spending

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson released the following statement regarding the President’s jobs speech: “I suspect I am not the only American asking, if a trillion dollars’ worth of stimulus didn’t work, why will another $450 billion do the… Continue reading »


Statement From Governor Gary Johnson Regarding The NBC/Politico/Reagan Foundation Debate

September 7, 2011Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue, Job Creation, Liberty, Small Government, Spending, Twitter

Statement from Governor Gary Johnson regarding the NBC/Politico/Reagan Foundation Debate: “If Republicans and Independents were looking for new ideas and decisive plans in the debate, they were disappointed. That’s what happens when the media decides, six months before the first… Continue reading »


What Gary Johnson Would Say if he Were Debating

Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson, Interview, Liberty

From The Atlantic by Conor Friedersdorf When the GOP candidates debate tonight, long-shots like Georgia businessman Herman Cain and former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum will be on stage answering questions. But even if Texas Gov. Rick Perry pulls out at… Continue reading »


Governor Gary Johnson on Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano - 9/6

Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Interview, Issue, Small Government, Twitter, YouTube


Johnson outlines “New Hampshire Path” for campaign

September 6, 2011Posted in Blog, New Hampshire

In a memo to supporters Tuesday, the campaign of presidential candidate Gary Johnson has outlined a “New Hampshire Path” for focusing the campaign’s resources on making a strong showing in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation Republican presidential primary early next year. The… Continue reading »


Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson releases web-ad “One Dollar”

September 3, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue, Liberty, Small Government, Spending, Twitter

September 3, 2011, Santa Fe, NM - Gov. Gary Johnson releases his latest web ad today, entitled, “One Dollar.”  There’s not a lot one dollar can buy these days: perhaps a cup of coffee, a magazine, or another mp3.  But… Continue reading »


Johnson On Jobs Report: Washington Has Stimulated Us To Death

September 2, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Twitter

September 2, 2011, Santa Fe, NM - Responding to today’s report that no net jobs were created in August, former New Mexico governor and presidential candidate Gary Johnson released the following statement: “With today’s jobs report, the worst in a… Continue reading »


Concord Monitor profile: “Low profile, high goals”

Posted in Blog, Facebook, FairTax, Gov. Gary Johnson, Interview, Issue, Liberty, Marijuana Legalization, New Hampshire, Small Government, Spending, Twitter

Low profile, high goalsFrom the Concord Monitor By Meg Heckman Cindi Brown and her hot-pink ponytail rolled into Castro’s Backroom in downtown Concord one sunny August afternoon, a cigarette and a campaign flier pinched between her fingers. She squinted through… Continue reading »


Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson Releases Web-ad On Taxes

September 1, 2011Posted in Blog, Facebook, Gov. Gary Johnson, Issue, Small Government, Spending, Taxes, Twitter, YouTube

Today presidential candidate Gov. Gary Johnson drew a line in the sand on taxes, with his latest web ad.  He stated clearly, “I’m not going to raise your taxes.”  Gov. Johnson, who issued a record 750 vetoes and whom National… Continue reading »