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Remember Gary Johnson? He Wants to Run for President Again.

By Emma Roller - National Journal

Everyone's third-favorite 2012 presidential candidate is back in the ring. In a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session on Tuesday, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson said he would like to run for president in 2016. He ran against Mitt Romney and Barack Obama as a Libertarian in 2012.

"Let's skip the pleasantries and ask the question everyone wants to know the answer to. Will you be running for president in 2016?" one Reddit user asked Johnson.

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Marc Scribner discusses driverless cars

Marc Scribner - Fox Business
Our America Initiative Advisory Counsil for Internet & Technology Freedom

Marc Scribner discusses the future of automated vehicles on Fox Business' "The Independents."

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Europeans Watch Ukraine And Fear Russia: They Should Take Over NATO And Europe's Defense

By Doug Bandow - Forbes
Our America Initiative Advisory Coucil Member for Defense & Foreign Policy

Had the U.S. been so foolish as to bring Ukraine into NATO Washington would have a treaty responsibility to start World War III.  Today’s game of geopolitical chicken might have a nuclear end.

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"Change the Presidential Debates": Gary Johnson and Our America's Bold New Lawsuit

By Nick Gillespie - Reason.com

The Our America initiative, which is headed up by 2012 Libertarian presidential candidate and former two-term New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, has produced a sharp commercial asking for donations to fund a legal challenge to presidential debates.

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JOHNSON: More choices in presidential debates

By Gary Johnson - The Washington Times

How would consumers like it if, when they go to buy a new car, they were led to believe that the only real choice they have is to buy either a Ford or a Chevy? What if, after they looked at the Ford and the Chevy, half of all consumers weren’t satisfied with either one?

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'Shut Up and Mind Your Business'

By Evan Bernick
Our America Initiative Advisory Council Member for Over Criminalization 

Man Verbally Abused, Arrested for Filming Police. Regrettably, the public service of our “public servants” sometimes leaves much to be desired. Just ask George Thompson, who claims that he was verbally abused, arrested, and locked up overnight for exercising his First Amendment right to film a profane police officer from his own front porch. According to The Daily Caller, Thompson, a 51-year-old citizen of Fall Rivers, Massachusetts, was minding his own business on his porch when he observed Officer Thomas Barboza sitting in a patrol car, engaged in a cell phone conversation unfit for public consumption.

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Democrats target 30 House Republicans on immigration

By Seung Min Kim -Politico

House Democrats are rolling out a new strategy to target 30 House Republicans on immigration reform during the two-week congressional recess, marking a last-ditch effort to force GOP action on a legislative overhaul.

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Actually Reduce Crime, Study Says

By Matt Ferner -Huff Post Politics

Legalizing medical marijuana causes no increase in crime, according to a new study. In fact, legalized medical pot may reduce some violent crime, including homicide, University of Texas at Dallas researchers wrote in a journal article published this week.

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Ten Ways the Income Tax Harms Civil Liberties

By Chris Edwards - The Cato Institute

The Internal Revenue Service scandal over the targeting of conservative groups has highlighted the agency’s power to obstruct our political freedoms. Filing taxes every April also drives home how the government reduces our freedom.

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The Real Threat From The Heartbleed Security Flaw Is The NSA

By Charlie Warzel - BussFeed FWD

Heartbleed, the enormous security bug that could affect up to two-thirds of the internet, has left more than 500,000 websites exposed to attackers. And while many are worried their information was left vulnerable to criminal hackers, one security adviser believes the National Security Agency could well have been the true beneficiary of the flaw.

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