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Gary Johnson: Face reality, legalize pot

(CNN) -- In 2002, I became aware of a woman who had already served more than six years of a 25-year prison sentence. Her crime? She was addicted to codeine, and she had fraudulently written herself more than 100 prescriptions for Tylenol III.

It seemed to me that this woman had already served far too much time in prison -- in fact, more than a person would likely serve if convicted of second-degree murder -- so I used my authority as governor of New Mexico to release her.

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Gary Johnson 2012!

Let's see how many people I can get to down vote this comment. I'm sure it will get the most negative votes on this thread!

hahaha

I voted it up right away.

Good experiment to see how many "T" we have here.

LOL

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Came in here just to down vote.

LOL!

Gary Johnson telling anyone to

and face reality given his quixotic campaign is a right laugh:D

Put the crack pipe down, Gary!

Oh the down votes - they burn! :D

is it really that unethical to do some policing on a piece of

dam private property? this place is full of junk lately and comments are shrinking

a bunch of you 50 year old LPers are wack.. ive said long ago

there's a reason why paul quit LP

"Gary Johnson is a candidate

"Gary Johnson is a candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination and served as governor of New Mexico from 1994-2003."

Is CNN that out of touch? He was selected as the Libertarian Party's nominee months ago.

Mike

The article is from July 2011.

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Of course it's from July 2011

That's king activist LL for ya..Post anything if it means you'll have a chance to push more Johnson crap on Paul supporters...Have you not heard? Dr. Paul still has a chance to be nominated..How many times have you used the "Rand endorsed Romney" bullsh*t in the last 3-4 weeks? When are you gonna wake up?

De criminalize Liberty!

Were you not warned by a moderator to stop 3 days ago?

Wow I really cannot believe your level of understanding and forgive me if I'm mistaken but I think what you were warned by BigMikeDude about pushing Gary Johnson here because it always winds up in a flameout with your flavorfull responses.

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Submitted by bigmikedude on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 19:49. Permalink

Stop flaming this site.

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Submitted by legalizeliberty on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 20:02. Permalink

NO ROMNEY FOR ME!

BMD please see my heart!

About time you as a mod prevent Romney bots from flaming here!
Do your job!

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Submitted by laurelai on Sun, 07/08/2012 - 07:43. Permalink

to Gary and his fans on the Daily Johnson...

Laurelai

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Submitted by bigmikedude on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 20:04. Permalink

am doing my job.

Stop.

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Submitted by legalizeliberty on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 20:13. Permalink

You suppose to act on the guidelines.
I feel raped here.

Michael who is supposed to be my friend is also silent -- as I am being raped here day after day.

Enough is enough.

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Submitted by bigmikedude on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 20:19. Permalink

look at your post/comment history.

Enough said. Warning given. You have no special privileges here.

No more than anyone else.

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Submitted by legalizeliberty on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 20:34. Permalink

act on the guidelines!

Personal attacks are against the guidelines.

They don't just attack me view points -- they attack me as a person.

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Submitted by mnayden on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 21:24. Permalink

There was no whistle blown. The game's not over. Who are you going to run to when things start looking bad for Johnson in 2016? Are you going to keep hedging your support? That sucks. You quit. You left. I'm not quitting until he says he's done. I've waited thiry five years for this and I'm bringing it.
Thanks though, for steeling my support for Paul.

Insert I'm a Romney Troll bash below,Thank You

November 6th 2012 I voted for Dr.Ron Paul
"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." ~ Ron Paul

LL doesn't care...

About ANYONE but himself. Very very clear. LL disrespects visitors, members, supporters, delegates, and even Dr. Paul himself. If he stopped now, he MIGHT be able to reconcile, but I highly doubt that will happen.

De criminalize Liberty!

I know from reading on here for about 4-5 years, legalize was

always on our side. Do not know what happened...

Call your representatives and ask them to get on board with the Audit of the Federal Reserve.
www.senate.gov
www.congress.org

So just because someone

So just because someone supports a liberty candidate who will actually be on the ballot in November means they are no longer on our side?

LegalizeLiberty has insinuated on more

than one occasion that he no longer supports Dr. Paul. LL has repeated on more than one occasion that "Rand endorsed Mitt" so it means that Dr. Pauls campaign is completely over. LL has on more than one occasion told people that Dr. Paul is no longer a candidate. LL has on more than one occasion disrespected Dr. Pauls supporters, including delegates. LL has said things such as "Ron Paul was never our leader" and "Ron Paul's campaign was a joke from the start. It was a big f* joke." If there was a side to take, LL has definitely taken Gary Johnsons side OVER Dr. Paul..He's a desperate leech that does nothing but insult people, even AFTER time and time again people TRIED to be respectful when asking him stop flooding the site with Johnson crap. Not to mention he is just about the ONLY person even on here pushing the Johnson crap.

De criminalize Liberty!

How old are you?

My daily activism speaks loud:
http://www.dailypaul.com/244025/ron-paul-our-current-banking...

I post every positive article about Dr. Paul every day here and on Twitter etc.

Johnson is a Ron Paul supporter who happens to also run for president.

You Sir you are nobody who just comes here and trashes activists who are trying to effect real change in America.

Shame on you!

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I'm 30...

And again, you fail to ever take responsibility for past comments..You're beginning to come off as somewhat of a flip-flopper..Maybe you'll be a Romney activist next.

You post every positive article about Dr. Paul every day here? Why are you still lying? Yeah, and your activism really speaks loud when you have to whine like a little kid on your straight talk thread. And how old are you son?

De criminalize Liberty!

born Dec. 24 1966

I must be a Romney activist now because you just said so.

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umm ok.

thanks for the info..I guess. Are you really this slow, or are you just this narcissistic? Apparently you don't understand. Mitt Romney is a compulsive liar that flip flops on a daily basis..For a few weeks now, you have been caught up lying and flip flopping, sometimes on a daily basis..Me saying so doesn't make you a romney activist, but what you say and do DOES make you NOT an activist for Dr. Paul.

You have yet to accept responsibility for your outright lies and disrespect of the last few weeks. Something you'll obviously continue to ignore.

De criminalize Liberty!

I will explain

Ron's son endorsed....and I chose NOT to give up the good fight -- that is what happened.

So I continue the fight on two fronts campaigning for two people as you can see on Twitter etc.

No eggs in only one basket.

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again with the 'push you over there', naturally i am over here

where i am left alone by my own tirade

the world is not necessarily NOT black and white.. just not the density of blackness or whiteness you wish to define

quit describing the world in your view and force other people to fit in

if i make you a bad guy then i am naturally a good guy, how fuking convenient. if you want to give up on infiltrating gop, you might as well give up politics altogether.. to say 2 parties don't work, and the solution is therefore 3 parties.. what a fuking joke. money and influences in 3rd parties are equally present, just that much more diverse and much harder to court. to say big money and interest groups aren't currently support paul because he is in GOP but all of a sudden they would pour in like rats because he is 3rd party, is simply laughable, but apparently there are people like you who believe it. you think the kochs over there at LP don't have their agenda to push? haven't seen cato spending years trying to suck their d*ck to make them happy?

LP is a waste of everybody's energy, from the likes of you trying to siphon off paul supporters instead of pulling in new blood over there at LP, it tells plenty. do you even engage progressives and neo-cons on a regular basis or just hide here all the time proclaiming you are the good guy

I 'm not a pastor

And the Daily Paul is not a church.

People who visit this site to obtain information (MSM hides from them) deserve to hear about all candidates for president of America.

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wtf is 'fighting on two fronts' even

the "front" exists between liberty lovers and non lover, not a split internally straight down the line. how about stop trying with the transfusion from your right arm to your left while spilling a third of it on the floor? engage new blood while you're at LP for once. convert progressives for your new blood and stop pestering us.

you're effing stupid, i've been wanting to say this for a long while.

personal attacks are against the posting guidelines

To remind you.

Liberty Movement is a big tent.
It inludes people like Blue Dems gold and silver folks food freedom folks former neo-cons etc.

Excluding people from the Liberty Movement you basically act as the evil machine wants you to act -- you do it's job.

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Stop repeating the same sh*t over and over

and over and over again..Blue Dems,gold and silver folk, blah blah blah. You forgot to mention what it says at the top of the website..Funny, you'll "remind" other people here that personal attacks are against guidelines, but yet you do the same thing ALL THE TIME. You're even disrespectful towards moderators.

De criminalize Liberty!

I post information

Google 'Samizdat'..in Soviet times I was arrested several times for providing people with information.

Mods have the power to ban me.
They can go ahead.

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Is that what you are trying to do get banned?

It kind of seems like it. Just saying.

November 6th 2012 I voted for Dr.Ron Paul
"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." ~ Ron Paul

Not just pot Gary...

All drugs.

We aren't demanding legalization of pot because it a safe drug that should be taxed, we demand legalization of all drugs because human beings own themselves, and have the right to choose what they put in their body.

Secondly, taxation is theft. The State has no right to commit violence against you for using or selling any substance and they sure as hell don't have the right to extort you for it.

Check out the Laissez-Faire Journal at LFJournal.com


"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

Josh I agree

I'm sure he would legalize all drugs.
He tweeted that he would appoint Judge Napolitano to SCOTUS.

Both Ron Paul and GJ said they would free non-violent drug offenders...we have to start somewhere and having a Liberty oriented president would be a great start.

US has the highest incarceration rate in the entire world.
2,3 million people held in the 'Gulag'.

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More LIES from the King activist..

Tom, Gary Johnson did NOT say he would appoint Napolitano to SCOTUS, he said he would appoint people LIKE Napolitano to SCOTUS..Stop lying, you've already been corrected on this AT LEAST once, so now it is an outright intentional lie.

De criminalize Liberty!

So I open the link and this is the first thing I saw

Editor's note: Gary Johnson is a candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination and served as governor of New Mexico from 1994-2003.

article is from 2011

To me, he is running as a RP SPOLIER on the LP ticket. As a former 16 year LP member, I left that party because it became OBVIOUS as an insider, we were being controlled by the GOP.

I believe that's why RP left also.

It sincerely bothers me tremendously, that GJ would not back RP 100% but rather change parties, like Bob Barr did in 08, to run against RP.

Gary is my 2nd choice. (after Ron)

But you are voting for Romney, so what's your point?

Formerly rprevolutionist