| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:23 AM
With a caucus vote so close that the cable channels had to wait until all the votes were finally tallied at 2:34 a.m. Wednesday to declare a winner, Iowa was no place to be Tuesday night for media amateurs and ideologues.
Which is to say there was only...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Ever heard of the Green and Libertarian parties? I have, and the American people have a right to know who is running and what they propose.
I would also like your support for them both to be in the presidential debates, along with the Republican and...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:47 AM
The Libertarian candidate for president, Gary Johnson, is kicking off a nationwide college campus tour at West Chester University on Monday just as his party beat back Republican efforts to keep him off the November ballot.
State Republicans fear that if...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Meet Gary Johnson.
He may be the candidate most idealogically aligned with what a majority of voters, especially Kentuckians, say they want in a president.
He may be the only candidate with practical problem-solving experience as both a successful self-...
| Nov 21, 2012
I am encouraged by the surprisingly bipartisan coalitions that backed recent state victories for marijuana legalization, gay marriage and prison sentencing reform. Maybe we all can get along.
What makes these coalitions so remarkable is how much their...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:05 PM
After federal elections costing some $6 billion, resulting in a return to what pundits are calling the “status quo” in Washington, one might revisit the question of how well our major political parties are serving the country. There have...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:59 PM
La Cañada Flintridge residents leaned Republican in Tuesday's general election, supporting GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romey and Republicans running for the U.S. Senate and State Assembly.
Of La Cañada’s 14,360 registered voters, 8,408 cast...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:14 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Third-party candidates Gary Johnsonand Virgil Goode are blips in the presidential race. They have little money, aren't on stage for presidential debates and barely register in the polls — when survey takers even bother...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:13 AM
When Pennsylvanians vote next month they won't have just Barack Obama and Mitt Romney or Bob Casey and Tom Smith to choose between.
Libertarians beat back a challenge from the state Republican party, which means their candidate for president and...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:15 PM
For Jack Wu's next column, he might address the entire concept of "monopoly government services," i.e., why do I have to use the government's garbageman? Why can't I hire my own?
I hire my own gardener. My own mechanic. My own home remodeler. My own...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Retired Orange County Superior Court Judge James P. Gray, who writes a regular column for the Daily Pilot, has received the Libertarian Party's nomination for vice president.
The Newport Beach resident earned the nomination at the party's weekend...