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Second- and third-stringers eye 2016 if front-runner stumbles
Topic - Gary Johnson
A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company announced Tuesday.
While the major political parties strike a threatening pose and hiss at one another, the Libertarians have already organized a national convention set for late June in Columbus, Ohio - ironically a city under heavy consideration as a site for the 2016 Republican National Convention. Their motto for the event: "Character Matters."
Attorney General Gary King is committed to staying in the race for governor despite his last-place finish at a Democratic pre-primary nominating convention, his campaign manager said Monday.
A crowded field of Democratic candidates for governor will test their support among party activists at an event to determine who lands the top spot on the ballot in the June 3 primary race.
Sam Rowley came off the bench to score 19 points to carry Albany (NY) to a 66-48 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night.
Someday, down the road, Gary and Amanda Johnson dream of owning their home and not being dependent on food stamps.
Sam Rowley scored 17 points and grabbed 11 boards as Albany (NY) handed Stony Brook its first conference loss with a 77-67 victory Wednesday night.
Well somebody's happy out there: that would be Gary Johnson, the former Libertarian candidate for president who appears poised to do it all over again for 2016. Mr. Johnson will be in Texas all weekend, appearing Friday at an oyster lunch followed by a bustling "Liberty Forum" in Houston that appears to include a cast of thousands, plus his vice presidential running mate Jim Gray and Steve Munisteri, chairman of the Republican Party of Texas.
Akeem Williams scored 20 points, including three free throws late in overtime, and had eight assists as Mass-Lowell topped Albany (N.Y.) 70-66 on Wednesday.
They are not just libertarians. Behold, it's the Republican Libertarian Caucus, which has joined forces with Gary Johnson to show voters that the former third-party presidential hopeful is intent on remaining, well, a third-party presidential hopeful.
Broadcast debut of note Monday: that would be CNN's "The Lead," showcasing the he-man talents of Jake Tapper, who has managed to sidestep the land mines of broadcast to emerge with his own show, credibility intact.
It feels good to take a stand on principle. Knowing you've done the right thing for the right reason brings a feeling of satisfaction; third-party advocates thrive on this emotional response. The problem is, voting for an alternative candidate is rarely the right thing to do.
It's not all hippies backing November's marijuana legalization votes in Colorado, Oregon and Washington.
President Obama has been a failure. On his watch, the American economy has significantly deteriorated, largely because he has stifled free market forces by over-regulating them and has laden taxpayers with debt.
Third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode are blips in the presidential race. Yet in a tight race between Democratic President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney that likely will be won or lost at the margins, even blips can be a big deal.
"I generally believe this is changing the planet for the better," said Johnson, who will be paid $1 a year and receive equity in the company. "It also is a bet on the future ... We think we have the creme de la creme of marijuana products."
Johnson, who owned a construction company that helped build Intel Corp.'s Rio Rancho, New Mexico, plant before entering politics, said the company will make marijuana-based oils aimed at helping children with epilepsy.