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cool beans
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Live Free T-shirts are back! Visit www.GarysGear.com to get yours.

Purchases from this official campaign store benefit the campaign.
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Need magnet "bumper stickers" for people like me who don't want to have something mostly perminent. 
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Ed Clark is indisputably one of the most respected Libertarian candidates ever to seek the presidency. I am proud and gratified to have his endorsement. Thank you, Ed!
April 19, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT — Ed Clark, the Libertarian Party's candidate for President in 1980, has endorsed Gov. Gary Johnson for the Libertarian Party presidential nomination. Clark won a record vote for an LP presidential candidate, gaining more than 920000 votes.
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+Michiel Van Kets Are you saying you'd endorse antitrust legislation?
https://reason.com/tags/antitrust
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I am proud to be among those who signed this important open letter to the United Nations prior to its upcoming Special Session on global drug policy.
Among other points, our letter points out that, for decades, governments have focused resources on criminalizing drug use and the imprisonment of millions of people, mostly the poor and ethnic minorities, and mostly for non-violent offenses.
It's time for that to change.
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Thanks, Gary, thanks.
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Under our Constitution, except under extraordinary circumstances, Americans have a right to expect to be informed when the government pries into our lives and businesses. That's why we have search warrants and due process. Microsoft is absolutely correct to challenge the government's overuse of its questionable demands to hide data requests.
Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) has sued the U.S. government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between the technology industry and Washington.
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This is the same company that overpaid for Skype, restructured it to have easy pinch points, and EVERYONE saw it was to sell that data to the government. I hope they win and then perish.
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"If Johnson is polling at 11 percent with minimal coverage, imagine what will happen once he hits the national stage. A third party candidate will change the nature of this already tumultuous race." 
Former New Mexico governor could reach percentage in polls to join debates
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there must be an alternative to tweedledee and tweedledum
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After a public outcry, this young man's money is being returned to him. BUT, that doesn't mitigate the absurdity that law enforcement can seize $53,000 in cash, label it "drug proceeds" with no basis -- and absent the media coverage this particular case received, keep it. Asset forfeiture without a conviction is an outrage.
A Texas man who is a refugee from Burma was carrying the cash in his car when he was stopped by Oklahoma police. They took the money, under a "civil forfeiture" law.
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+Steve Greene More accurately, most Americans don't care unless it affects them.

But yeah. "Civil asset forfeiture" is flat-out unconstitutional and yet it's practically entrenched in our so-called justice system. The Founding Fathers started a revolution over less than that, and most people just accept it.
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Remember how the NSA assured us they aren't keeping all that data they collect about us? Sorry, but "trust us" doesn't cut it as either the law or policy.
The NSA “potentially” violated the law, a judge claimed.
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And of course, the data is too large for proper use. It can still be used for stalking people for private reasons, but it's not possible to register it for intelligence use against actual threats.
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Feeling the Bern and feeling burned? Don't give up hope; there are options! Gov Gary Johnson is running for President. Learn more at https://www.GaryJohnson2016.com
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Nope. I am just not trying to create razor thin different definitions for what are essentially the same concept.

Fire depts are a socialist system. So is the military and public schools. So are roads. And the internet. The space program.

I'm in favor of a couple of those. Most people are.

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"The conditions are ripe for one or more third-party or independent candidates to flourish. The GOP could be headed for a crackup in Cleveland, whoever is nominated," said Larry Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia.
Third party candidates are hoping to capitalize on voter dissatisfaction with the Democratic and Republican presidential field.
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I'm planning on voting Libertarian come November.
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“We are a country of immigrants,” Johnson said. “They are not taking jobs that U.S. citizens want. Let’s make it easier for someone who was to come into this country to get a work visa. Not a green card, not citizenship, but a work visa.”
Donald Trump has vowed that if he’s elected president, he would deport 11 million illegal immigrants and build a big, beautiful wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.A little-known presidential candidate — who has experience as a governor of a border state — thinks that idea is “crazy.”Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, who was governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003, told Boston Herald Radio yesterday that the illegal immigration issu...
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And with this... Im outa here.
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Check out my new video about the importance of getting into the Presidential Debates! 
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Islam is a cult that hold a murderous pedophile up as their prophet, kinda like the Democrats that are praising and supporting the evil murderous criminal liar. 
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Candidate for President of the USA 2016, Former Governor of NM, Honorary Chair Our America Initiative
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Governor Johnson, who has been referred to as the ‘most fiscally conservative Governor’ in the country, was the Republican Governor of New Mexico from 1994-2003. A successful businessman before running for Governor of New Mexico in 1994, Gary Johnson started a door-to-door handyman business to help pay his way through college. Twenty years later, he had grown that business into one of the largest construction companies in New Mexico, with more than 1,000 employees. Not surprisingly, Governor Johnson brings a distinctly business-like mentality to governing, believing that public policy decisions should be based on costs and benefits rather than strict ideology.

Johnson is best known for his veto record, having vetoed more than 750 bills during his time in office -- more than all other governors combined. His use of the veto pen has since earned him the nickname “Governor Veto.” He cut taxes 14 times while never raising them. When he left office, New Mexico was one of only four states in the country with a balanced budget. Term-limited, Johnson retired from public office in 2003.

An avid skier, adventurer, and bicyclist, he has scaled the highest peak on each of the seven continents, including Mt. Everest. In the 2012 presidential election, Johnson placed third and garnered more votes than any other Libertarian candidate in history. Johnson was raised Lutheran. He has two grown children, a daughter Seah and a son Erik, and currently resides in a house he built himself in Taos, New Mexico
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I have two great kids: my son, Erik, and daughter, Seah, who both help out with the campaign. I've completed over 30 triathlons, competed in the Hawaii Iron Man competition, and have summitted four of the world's highest peaks, including Mt. Everest. As Governor of New Mexico, I vetoed about as many bills as the other 49 Governors--combined. I was one of only 4 Governors in the country to leave my state with a balanced budget, and I created that surplus while cutting taxes 14 times. A recent National Review report showed that out of all the Governors running for the Republican presidential nomination this year, job growth was highest under my watch than anyone else's.
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  • Sandia High School
    1968 - 1971
  • University of New Mexico
    1971 - 1975
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