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Judge Andrew Napolitano Praises Gary Johnson

The following is from a transcript of of an audio recording of Judge Andrew Naplitano's presentation at Freedom Fest in Las Vegas on Thursday (12 July 2012) afternoon. His presentation was entitled “A Government of Waste and Lawlessness.” Here are the comments he made regarding Libertarian Presidential nominee Gary Johnson:

34:30: “I’m going to really go off script for a minute. . . .

There’s really no script; there’s just a note telling me I’m talking too long.

(Laughter.)

There is a person in this room, who I must invite to the attention of everyone, because he has the courage to stand in front of the establishment and say, “Enough is enough!”

Whether he wins or loses in his latest quest to set you free, he is a figure of historical significance and profound contemporary interest. He was once called, “Governor No!” when he said to the legislature of his state, “You are not going to interfere with commercial transactions that are voluntarily entered into.”

Maybe . . . who knows . . . after this campaign, or the next one, he might be in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Former New Mexico Governor, whose sandal straps I am unworthy to fasten, who will speak here tomorrow (sic) at 10:30, Governor Gary Johnson.

(Gary stands, applause.)

That’s what we should be doing. Challenging the establishment, reminding them that there is a Constitution and a Declaration of Independence that put restrictions on the government.”

(Governor Johnson is speaking tomorrow — Saturday July 14th 2012, at 10:30 am — two days after Judge Napolitano’s remarks above.)

This is great news. Now former Governor Jesse Ventura and Judge Andrew Napolitano have commented favorable on Gary Johnson's campaign for President. The website is www.garyjohnson2012.com There is a moneybomb going on through Monday, 16 July to raise funds to buy advertising to help get Gary up to 15% in the national polls so he will be able to take part in the Presidential candidate debates. Your kind support will be much appreciated. Live free.



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substance please

or quit while you're "ahead"..You're going nowhere.

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Gary has 8 years as governor,

Gary has 8 years as governor, Ron has zero years.

Gary has over 18 years running a business, Ron has 8.

So, 26 years versus 8 years.

Do the math.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
"Annoyance is step one of thinking"
"We're all in the same boat, it doesn't matter if you like me"

"I have gotten to know Jeb Bush and hold him in high regard"

-Gary Johnson-

I wonder what his feelings about good ol' Jeb are these days..

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Jeb was a good governor, the

Jeb was a good governor, the kind who told the Feds to take a hike, that they could take care of themselves.

What is the problem with Jeb? He wasn't advocating him for President.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
"Annoyance is step one of thinking"
"We're all in the same boat, it doesn't matter if you like me"

Wow!

Never heard that before! Very revealing!

Kron

That guy is a Romney campaign operative.

Jesse Ventura Judge Napolitano are the most informed people out there - and they support Gary Johnson.

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Yeah Kron, I'm a "Romney operative" lol

ol' Tom here still hasn't figured out how to use the track feature on the DP. Anyway, I'd agree that Ventura and Napolitano are SOME of the most informed people around, and yes they support Johnson, but they both also support Dr. Paul, so...what's your point? And duh, Ventura endorsed Johnson, however, Napolitano did NOT. If anything, what the judge had to say about Dr. Paul in his last 6 months on Fox Business, in my opinion, is about as close to an endorsement as you can get. In fact, I believe there's probably quite a few people that believe the judge's support of Dr. Paul is what actually got his show cancelled. Maybe not. Wouldn't be hard to believe though. What have you and Trevor offered so far, some "transcripts"....So what happen to the "Napolitano Endorses Johnson" thread bud?

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An endorsement doesn't

An endorsement doesn't require the word "endorse".

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
"Annoyance is step one of thinking"
"We're all in the same boat, it doesn't matter if you like me"

Well technically I would agree with ya there bud..

That would be why if you want to look at it this way, the judge has endorsed Dr. Paul MULTIPLE times over this election cycle, so what's so special about his "one endorsement" of Johnson all of a sudden? Nothing, that's what..Then another Johnson supporter had to come here, on MULTIPLE OCCASIONS stating that Johnson said he would appoint Napolitano to SCOTUS..That is a LIE and the poster had been corrected more than once. Johnson said he would appoint people LIKE Napolitano, NOT Napolitano himself. I endorese Dr. Paul for president 2012 and I don't have to fabricate facts to try and make my candidate look better than what he really is. He's the real deal, nuff said. Why is it that when someone starts to ask some real questions about you're candidate, you do your best to avoid having to give any real answers?

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Gary Johnson is the only one

Gary Johnson is the only one left in the race of the two.

So what do you think that means?

And what answers do you require?

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
"Annoyance is step one of thinking"
"We're all in the same boat, it doesn't matter if you like me"

Hah, I know your not!

Personally, I am waiting to see what happens in Tampa. I go to a lot of the posts daily here. I am really getting to know who everyone on here just by reading almost everything. I like all of you. We all have a purpose and a connection. I did see the endorse thread with no link. I personally watched the Judge endorse Paul and that was all so far. I'm perfectly solid, and cannot be swayed in anything. And I do know you are good at research and fellow Paul supporter.=)

bottom line,

I will support Ron Paul 110% if he is the gop nominee! I will always support the ideals of The Republican Platform per the Ron Paul Platform. I will never vote for Obamney(obama/romney).

I will continue to hold the gop accountable per Ron Paul's platform aka the republican platform!!

I will support Gary Johnson over Obamney in 2012 if Ron Paul is not an option!!!!

Because the gop has alienated Ron paul at every step they could. I will be encouraging gary and ron to run on the same ticket if the gop does not nominate Ron Paul!!! Anyone that disagrees with this decision after the gop nominates Romney is a romney zombie!! Obama/Romney 2012 Police State!! Johnson/Paul 2012 Legalize liberty or if a Paul/Johnson 2012 was legally possible. I know gary would step to vp on the ticket for Liberty if it was in the best interest. either way I will be holding the gop accountable!! got that off my chest!!:)

Ron Paul 2016

I'm really curious as to why this comment

would have a -2 rating..This is a very positive comment about Dr. Paul AND Gov. Johnson..Why in the world would the two Johnson finatics here vote this comment down? Very telling of their true intent if you ask me..

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I figured you probably knew :-)..

I too am waiting for Tampa. Regardless of what goes down, it will be historic on so many levels. I agree, we all have a purpose and connection, but sometimes people just take things too far. I know I probably have in the past as well, but I always try very hard to be, at the very least, respectful. Thanks for the kind words..Hope to see you in Tampa!

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Yeah...

...L.L. has done a lot of work on here...a lot...supporting Paul. I think he is just massively discouraged on how things went in the whole election process for Paul and is grasping to hold on to anyone who offers hope and freedom. Don't know much about G.J., but that isn't my focus and anyway, if they cheated Paul with all his support, they will do the same to him if he is as real as Paul. If Paul cannot surpass this evil, I don't think anyone else will have the support or capability in this present election. My own brain tells me it's a reality. Sorry to say.

Don't worry!

There is no way on God's green earth that Romney will get my support! Still waiting to see what happens in Tampa. Out of choice, I will focus on that first, and if that becomes null and void, I will go from there. I know you mean well...thanks...your a good guy...I know that.

To be fair, it was in 2000 when he said it...

And I'd hate for these Johnson fanatics to jump down my throat and accuse me of being "misleading" or somethin. But it is a quote from Johnson, I'm not paraphrasing, so that's why I wonder what he thinks of him these days :-)

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Okay...thanks.

I really just want to focus on what will happen in Tampa anyway. If that doesn't change for the better, I will go from there. Personally, I think voting is fake anyway. And so far, since Paul, my expectations for anyone to match Paul's records and policies are pretty high. His shoes would be hard for anyone to fill.

Oh, So Now GJ is The New Savior..Maybe His Campaign Will

implode too. GJ is not the answer either. The campaign for some reason has thrown water onto our fire. I don't know if its Benton or Benton and others. Ron Paul has not confided in me or with anyone I know, so we really won't know the real reason why the campaign has changed its attitude.

I thought we were going to Tampa to elect Ron Paul. Now I'm hearing nonesense about how Ron Paul doesn't want the nomination. That he just wants us to roll over and take abuse and be on our best behavior. When haven't we been on our best behavior. When have we ever disappointed Ron Paul or his useless campaign team..

I'm tired of the crap coming out of others in Benton 2012. I want to hear it from Ron Paul. But all I get is "DEAD AIR" OR DEAD SILENCE"

I'm tellin ya, we better get to Tampa and fight for Ron Paul with or without the help from his disgusting campaign team.

If you love liberty then, God Damn it, fight for it with all your soul and with all your might and to hell with Jesse Benton and his "BE ON YOUR BEST BEHAVIOR CRAP" I'M SICK OF IT! I'D LIKE TO KICK HIS AS#S

WHAT A FRIGIN WIMP! BENTON, YOU AND YOUR GD ADVISORS CAN GO STRAIGHT TO HELL!!

Why does Johnson support NAFTA?

"We're moving toward a global economy whether we like
it or not." - Gary Johnson

I know he was the Governor of a border state, so it obviously benefited him, but it kind of sounds like a position that's also held by the CFR.

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Libertarians support free

Libertarians support free trade. The Constitution supports free trade.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
"Annoyance is step one of thinking"
"We're all in the same boat, it doesn't matter if you like me"

keep in mind

Job growth/creation was 11.6% during his work as Governor.

Obama 0.75 and Romney 1.1%.

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

someone just donated $1.000.000 to GJ Super PAC

Cool one million FRN's!

WINNING!

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Nobody should be praising Johnson

Gary Johnson supports AMNESTY for illegal immigrants. That disqualifies him as a candidate. End of story.

You fake Ron Paul

You fake Ron Paul Constitutionalists are HILARIOUS.

You get on Johnson for not ruling out certain types of military actions in advance, yet think he should perpetuate an illegal war against immigrants?

This is what happens when your understanding of the Constitution is "as told to me by........."

Show me immigration in the Consitution and I'll give you $B, no....$1TRILLION.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
"Annoyance is step one of thinking"
"We're all in the same boat, it doesn't matter if you like me"

Work Visas for Immigrant Workers

Gary Johnson advocates work visas for immigrant workers so they don't have to come in illegally to better thier lives and to do work that needs to be done.

Don't forget having open borders

"My vision of the border with Mexico is that a truck from the United States going into Mexico and a truck coming from Mexico into the United States will pass each other at the border going 60 miles an hour. Yes, we should have open borders." - Gary Johnson
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As Milton Friedman said, open borders and the welfare state cannot coexist. If one country offers a generous welfare package to all and sundry that immigrants cannot get in their own countries, they will happily cross unguarded borders to take advantage of the manna from government heaven. Who pays for this manna? Why, you, the productive libertarian citizen. There’s a word for your kind. Sucker.

Evidence suggests political ideology is genetically imbued and thus mostly immutable. Latin Americans — specifically those of Amerindian ethnicity — consistently vote 2/3rds for Democrats and more state intervention. What do libertarians think will happen to their precious policy proposals when a 2/3rds majority of 50 million illegal migrants, continuing in perpetuity with their children and children’s children, vote for politicians who believe in the exact opposite of what libertarians believe? Does this really need spelling out?

http://heartiste.wordpress.com/2011/07/01/why-most-libertari...

There's not many countries that have open borders, for whatever reasons, and I don't personally think we should be one of them.

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So you're a

So you're a statist/nationalist like Ron Paul with a fetish for breaking the Constitution?

What does von Mises and Rothbard say about "illegal immigration"?

You are a neo-con in libertarian clothing.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
"Annoyance is step one of thinking"
"We're all in the same boat, it doesn't matter if you like me"

Some people just don't get it..

Or know how to read anyway...You asked me a couple questions, but they're awfully ignorant questions so I won't bother...Show me, Mr. *ssman, where EVER did I claim to be a "libertarian"? Why do people always have to use labels, especially a label I never even claimed to be? I'm not Republican or democrat or libertarian or tea party or conservative or liberal or progressive or a statist or a nationalist or any other labels you'd like to throw out. I'm just human, and you should take your ignorance somewhere else.

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