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Washington Times: Libertarian Johnson's first national ad slams warmongering over Iran

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Former New Mexico Gov. Gary E. Johnson, the Libertarian Party's candidate for president, has purchased air time on cable in the Washington, D.C., area and markets across the country to launch his first national television ad Friday night.

The ad, titled "Cast a Vote for Peace," features voices of children in the background as the words "Right now in Iran a lot of little kids are about to die" flash onscreen in the 30-second spot.

The ad then cuts to footage of what appears to be a drone plane flying, with Mr. Johnson's voice in the background declaring that he will be "the only candidate that does not want to bomb Iran."

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Anyone who is aware of Which

Anyone who is aware of Which Path to Persia know there will eventually be a war with Iran. General Wesley Clark once said that the U.S. planned to take out seven countries in five years. He was right about the plan but his timing was off. It will happen because what Henry Kissinger said is true. " America buys war like children gobble candy." The majority bought both the lies leading to the war in Iraq and the (Highway of Death Massacre) The Kuwaiti Ambassadors daughter who was trained by Hills & Knowton tell a lie about Iraqi Revolutionary Guard soldiers placing babies, taken from incubators and left them on the ground to die. Thousand of innocent men, women and children died as a result.The Highway of Death was a true Massacre by the U.S. military. google land destroyer/Highway of Death. Millions who backed this massacre are just as guilty as those in the military who carried it out. 1.4,000,000 dead men, women and children in Iraq.it never was about weapons of mass destruction. Those who called for the war in the White House finally admitted. Is the case for taking out Iran about a nuclear bomb or it is the final piece of the puzzle as laid out in The Saban Center for Middle East Policy at The Brookings Institution. 2009, 170 page report.

Bob Marshall

Very important paper

Glad you brought it up. Here is a copy in case anyone wants to read it:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/52444400/Which-Path-to-Persia-Opti...

Blessings )o(

Worthy

Gary Johnson is worthy, no doubt about it. At least he is making a valiant effort!

On his website he pleads for

On his website he pleads for us to cast a protest vote to destroy the two party system claiming that he only needs 5% of the vote. Can anyone tell me what 5% of the vote would do and why? If there is truly a logical explanation, I may consider voting GJ rather than write in RP.

He wants your tax dollars to

He wants your tax dollars to benefit the Libertarian party. Personally, I don't understand how the Libertarian party in clear conscience would want to benefit from force on the people. Taxes are theft. They are collected by force. This is the reason that Dr. Paul turned down matching funds and secret service protection. He didn't feel its right to use taxpayer money for his own gain. I, for one, don't want my tax dollars going to ANY candidate. If that candidate has enough support, then his supporters can fund him.

Blessings )o(

5% because

Then LP obtains major party status and $90 million in campaign funds -- means 2016 WINNING!

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I was driving home yesterday

I was driving home yesterday day in VA and say two folks with a bunch of Gary J. signs on the road. They were getting a lot of waves and honks.

Awesome!

Thank you for this uplifting news!

Я Ξ √ Ω L U T ↑ ☼ N continues!
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Picking up steam!

Gary is catching on....I was for Ron Paul till Mitt got nominated. I live in FL so a write for Paul is simply tossed....Its sadly not even counted. I am going to vote for GJ. He did well in the debate the other night, and being a debate junkie (real debates on real issues) I am excited to see the Johnson / Stien debate on Tuesday night. I am also excited and optimistic about our Liberty prospects in 2016.

T.Rogers

Nice Up Front Post

I was happy to watch this add knowing that I was going to see a Gary Johnson promo...and I didn't mind at all. It left me alot happier than when I watch something and then at the end I find out it was a Gary Johnson add. Just wanted to let you know the way I felt about it. Nice add. I hope the American people can hear and see.

Thank you Bear

Makes me happy to hear your words.

Now can an internet hug from me do the job so that you vote for Gary?

Enjoy your weekend!

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:)

I can't discount the unborn, and I do not believe taxes should be gathered at the federal level. I admit, I am probably hard on GJ on these issues, but he is claiming to stand for Liberty so those points are a hardsell for me. Also he is talking about medicare and I take issue with that because the Federal government wasted the people's money and now cannot provide the benefit promised. If people had invested that money in gold, they would be set. Instead the money was stolen and squandered.

But I wanted you to know that I appreciated the post and thought that the add was nice.

VG says: "National Defense: We need a strong national defense. However, reckless federal spending which has given us a deficit in excess of one trillion dollars necessitates cutting defense spending. We must now come home from Afghanistan and reduce our expenditures around the globe."

VG also will not go to war unless congress authorizes, so I am good with his peace stance. I let you know these things because I know you are interested in peace.

I also feel that if I give the LP my vote this year and they garner public funds that they will not understand the life issue is primary to many.

Have a good one.

Bear

You are a beautiful soul.

I cherish all your comments so much.

Thank you.

Vote for GJ LP ticket opens the door for us to cut the legs of the evil machine.

I'm 45 and I pledge the next 4 years of my God given life to help restore the Republic.
Please Bear let's unite just for this one election.

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Good Morning

Acts 26:28 KJV
Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.

Then bear said to Legalizeliberty, Almost thou persuadest me to vote for Gary Johnson...

and if only he took a different stand on the humanity of the unborn, I could be persuaded regardless of the other issues. That one single issue is one on which I will not budge. I think the ptb know that too. That is why there is the divide. But I will not with my vote continue to sentence the innocent to death. They have no voice, no vote, no escape. They cannot even try to hide to protect themselves. They are indeed the most vulnerable on our earth today...in a place that was created to be a safe nurturing and protected place...they are murdered…at a tune of about 115,000 per day world-wide, or 42,000,000 a year. What makes the fight for their peace and safety any different from that of the born who at least have a chance to hide themselves or seek remedy?

I do not despise those who seek abortion any more than I would despise our soldiers, which I do not. People are only doing what they have been told to do. It is the corrupt system that I despise, and it concerns me greatly that Gary Johnson does not understand what Ron Pauls says "Unless we understand…we must protect life, we cannot protect liberty."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkAsLPrnJGc&feature=player_em...

We will never end the wars abroad if the wars against the voiceless innocent are not on the radar, because it is the basic regard of human life that is foundational to killing abroad or killing in the womb. I read that those killed by drones are referred to as bugsplat...life has been relegated to bugsplat in the womb as well as without.

How can I wish my tax dollars to a party that has not figured that out?

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bear, I do not speak for

bear, I do not speak for Legalizeliberty but I am also in favor of the right of a pregnant woman to choose whether to continue her pregnancy or not.

I do share the belief of religious people that life of an individual does begin at the moment of conception but at that stage it is a potential human being not an actual human being. It is a microscopic egg which does contain the blueprint in the form of chromosomes from the mother and father, but it is in the earliest of the embryonic phase, still a single cell. Even after it has divided and divided again in the first trimester it still remains an embryo which has the potential to become a human being but it is not yet a human being.

The question then is what is the defining characteristic of a human being. The answer which makes sense to me is a living organism which possesses a volitional, conceptual consciousness. It is arguable that even a newborn baby does not yet possess that!

A potential something is not yet that something. An acorn is a potential oak tree not an actual oak tree.

What a person , a pregnant woman who is certainly a human being with a right to her life and to her freedom of action and her pursuit of happiness, has the right to make the decision. Otherwise she is not free.

None of us has the right to make the decision for her. It is not our business. Keep in mind that in the embryonic stage of life it is a potential human being not an actual human being.

her choice not ours to make.

No Man's need constitutes an obligation on the part of another man to fulfill that need.

A POTENTIAL human being

sis a slippery slope and you have just made a case for killing a new born which is no longer within the body of a woman because it may not be human. That is exactly where disregard for human life leads…how about a euthanasia roller coaster for the handicapped, because that is the next progression…who is to say you and I have personhood? How about this: the religious have not progressed to an advanced stage to no longer believe in God so now only you are a rational person, and I am not. Or how about only those who obtain a certain educational level are persons? Do you have a doctorate? Or how about only those with a certain IQ are actually persons? Would you like to compare yours to mine? Who gets to decide what a person is? Can the definition change?

Your words..."The question then is what is the defining characteristic of a human being. The answer which makes sense to me is a living organism which possesses a volitional, conceptual consciousness. It is arguable that even a newborn baby does not yet possess that!"

...Disgust me; I question your sense of humanity.

Does one have to be humane to truly be human? Am I more human than you because I have compassion and consideration for the unborn as well as the born?

Thank you

Thank you so much for your informative comment.

As GJ says:

Live Free!

Enjoy your weekend.

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Legalize,

The quote from galtgulch: "The question then is what is the defining characteristic of a human being. The answer which makes sense to me is a living organism which possesses a volitional, conceptual consciousness. It is arguable that even a newborn baby does not yet possess that!"

To which you reply: "Thank you so much for your informative comment.

As GJ says:

Live Free!"

says everything I have already said about the life issue. And that is exactly why I will not vote for a candidate that does not support the unborn because the day is coming when viability will be changed to a newborn and you find that informative? Not once did you say thank you to me for the informative information I supplied defending the born and unborn. You care about peace? Is your peace represented by dead bloody bodies piled high to heaven regardless of age, gender, or race. If you do not stand for the unborn your pile of bloody bodies will continue to grow. Peace starts with the unborn because someone can argue that a person is nothing but bugsplat. After all, that is exactly what galtgulch just did...except the child in the illustration given by galtgulch did not even qualify as a bug, but only an acorn...

Thank you Bear

Views on Abortion:

A while ago I posted this part of an article:

"Gary Johnson has a nuanced and confusing position on abortion. On the one hand, he believes that Roe v. Wade (1973) "expanded the reach of the Federal government" and vows to overturn the decision by appointing judges "who will interpret the Constitution according to its original meaning." On the other, he has argued that a woman has a right to have an abortion "until the viability of the fetus," which is the position that Roe v. Wade takes. What this suggests is that Johnson is casually pro-choice but opposes pro-choice federal policies, and should be regarded as an anti-abortion candidate for policy analysis purposes."

Also Gary Johnson tweeted on Twitter social site that he would appoint (pro-life) Judge Napolitano to SCOTUS.

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Good Luck

getting a Constitutionally Correct Judge on the Supreme Court! We have seen how well that works out. I cannot go with casually on this issue. Let us casually grant the right to murder and hope someone else on a court will take the high road and remove the casualty from murder of the innocent? When Gary Johnson becomes intent on the life of the unborn, I will take notice.

Can you tell me what viability is? The child in the garbage can in Ron Paul's video was viable? It was crying and breathing. If I remember correctly what I read on viability it means that the child can survive outside the womb even with medical support. 28 weeks is viable? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viability_(fetal)

Have you seen a 7 month old fetus? http://www.welcomebabyhome.com/pregnancy_calender/adwords_p_...

Who really knows what week conception takes place?

Legalize, they are talking about whether 2 year olds are persons. What is the difference between children on a playground hit by a drone and a 2 years old on a playground hit by a drone. What about babies taken out of incubators and tossed on the floor?

Why is it different if a woman decides to toss a baby in a garbage can? I say it is only because it is hidden from sight. What if we saw pictures of bloody babies piled high to heaven? For me, that is not a casual subject.

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Bear

We are slaves here.

The only way we break our chains is when we unite.

God Bless.
Enjoy your weekend.

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There are certain things with which I will never Unite.

Killing the unborn is at the top of the list. I have already given you my rationale so I will not go further back into that. If you can persuade Gary Johnson to stand for the unborn, I will then unite.

I appreciate your open communication. Have a nice weekend as well :)

Too short.

I don't think it will cut through the cognitive dissonance. I don't even know if a longer ad showing the victims of drone strikes would.

I wish I knew a way to make people in the USA see the humanity of those overseas. To get them to understand that they are like us. I just don't think this ad does it.

I might take another tactic with Iran. There's a solid car culture in Iran. One that likes american cars. I'd appeal to people's pocket books and try a peace-through-trade approach. Take a youtube video of someone doing a burnout in an old Pontiac and then shock them with a pan out or something that shows it's from Iran. With a message of roughly would you like to pay taxes to bomb them or make money selling them cars?

GREAT ADS on his site!

I am also a Ron Paul follower, but taking a good 30 minutes looking at ALL GJ ads on http://www.garyjohnson2012.com/

Convinced me that he would be a much better alternative to the other two... now, I only wish I COULD VOTE! ;)

Please check out his ads, and see what YOU think!

Just plain 'Happy'about the direction the world is taking! Especially if we live to reach LEV [Longevity Escape Velocity]

Could have been much better

We're not drone-bombing Iran. We ARE drone-bombing Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan and probably a half-dozen other places. Why not show Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, 16 years old and an American citizen who actually was killed? Why show a hypothetical (Iran) rather than what we're already doing?

Also GJ isn't very likeable in his appearance.

I agree with your criticisms.

I agree with your criticisms. Gary is at this point still a complete unknown to the general voting public. He faces the same wall of ignorance Ron tried to climb and it took Ron three runs to break into mainstream conversation. Even to Gary's supporters he is not that well known. Gary needs to lay the groundwork to get at least 5-10% voters this election, which can then be built on further for 2016. His main attraction this election is as a protest vote.

I'm thinking he needs to get on a heck of a lot more talk shows to get the word out.

Alternately, a campaign can gain instant notoriety and coverage by being controversial or by making a big splash, like Ross Perot did. Obviously, this "election" is almost over and there is really no time left for subtlety. The American voter is seeing so little choice this time around, it is definitely one of the worst elections I've seen in my lifetime.

I do not

remember that any child died when Israel cleaned nuclear reactors in both Syria and Iraq or the weapon factory in Sudan.

Sure, if we delegate the job to Pentagon, it may opt for secret prisons, occupation and nation building to give gainful employment to trade unions at Boeing, Lockheed Martin and numerous other subcontractors for a decade or more.

Writing in Ron Paul

I understand your wanting to write in Ron Paul and it is admirable to do so, so do not think I am trying to tell you what to do with your vote, but, after seeing the primary go the way it did, I believe the Republicans will find a way to take write in votes and count them for Romney. I am sure of it. It takes two more steps for a write in vote to be counted and that is two more people with the ability to count it for Romney. If we as Liberty voters, want to make a larger impact on the road to Liberty, I believe we need a vehicle in order to make this impact. The Libertarian Party should be considered for this vehicle as Ron Paul has run on the ticket in the past, and they are closer to Ron Paul's philosophy than any other Party. Solidarity is what we need to further the Liberty movement, and by giving more votes to one vehicle, we will make larger strides as this vehicle will have a chance at automatic ballot access in all 50 states and funding going into future elections. If we continue to splinter our efforts, it can only hurt the Liberty movement going forward. I say, vote Gary Johnson one time, give the Libertarian Party more exposure for the future, and push, not only the Libertarian Party to put up candidates more in line of Ron Paul, but also continue to overtake the Republican Party chair positions at the state level. Think of how future elections will change, if we end up with two vehicles with Liberty minded candidates? My opinion.

Not much of a GJ fan BUT

I thought the ad was very well done. Short and to the point, with a bite-sized slogan to boot.

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About time.

I won't be voting for Gary Johnson, because I'm in California. According to latest news, Ron Paul has made it as eligible write-in candidate whose votes will be counted & reported. But about time for an ad directly attacking neo-con Zionist AIPAC Mossad lies. Now I was told Gary Johnson's campaign is in debt, so not sure where he found money to air this ad. But quite frankly, that doesn't concern me right now. Too much is at stake letting the Zionist lies go on.

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