No matter the results of the Nov. 6 election, the Libertarian presidential campaign duo of Gary Johnson and Jim Gray, the retired Orange County superior court judge, plan to run again for the White House in 2016.Gray, Johnson's vice presidential running mate, told a crowd this month at Tulane Univer ... More >>
Gary Johnson, the presidential candidate both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama fear, is scheduled to appear for a campaign rally this morning at Cal State Fullerton.According to his campaign website, Johnson--the Libertarian Party candidate who is running for the White House with Orange County's ex-Supe ... More >>
Unlike Colorado and Washington State, where voters have a chance this November to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for consenting adults, California has no such proposal on the statewide election ballot this year. We had our chance two years ago with Proposition 19, but the folks backing i ... More >>
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Given his libertarian political views and the U.S. Constitution, retired Orange County judge James P. "Jim" Gray believes every American has the right to own a gun.What kind of gun can be subject to debate, he adds.
It's being widely reported today--including right here on Navel Gazing, like one minute ago--that Ron Paul is bowing out of the 2012 presidential race, or more accurately, ceasing any campaigning in states that have yet to hold their Republican Party primary elections.This is not good news for peopl ... More >>
Saying that he'd rather die than vote for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama in November, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson today won the Libertarian Party nomination to be the next president of the United States.An energetic Libertarian crowd huddled in Las Vegas at the Red Rock Resort and chose the art ... More >>
Following the selection this morning of ex-New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as their presidential nominee, Libertarian Party members gathered in Las Vegas named Orange County's Jim Gray as the party's vice presidential choice.Gray--a well-respected, retired OC Superior Court judge--won 357 votes and, th ... More >>
The Orange County Fair Board, facing a crowd of more than 100 that included many animal advocates today, voted to end elephant rides.The news was cheered by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which has sought bans on performing pachyderms around the country, and disdained by Have ... More >>
UPDATE, JUNE 27, 10:40 A.M.: A Los Angeles-based animal rights group today announced the filing of a lawsuit against the contractor who runs the elephant rides at the Santa Ana Zoo.However, the suit does not concern the ride operations that have been blasted by advocates for animals but Perris-ba ... More >>
Jay Brockman/OC WeeklyAn animal rights group is urging the city of Santa Ana to break ties with the supplier of elephants for a Santa Ana Zoo ride after allegations the same company abused a mammal that appears in the recent film Water for Elephants starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson ... More >>
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