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Gary Johnson for president

Dear Editor:

America has a clear choice. On Nov. 6, on every ballot in every state, there will be at least three presidential candidates.

In sharp contrast to the other two, Gov. Gary Johnson pledges he will lead the battle to immediately end the wars, replace income tax with the Fair Tax, audit the Fed, repeal Citizens United, the Patriot Act and National Defense Authorization Act, legalize marijuana, support gay rights and bring economic and regulatory sanity to Washington.

Johnson was a political non-entity when he announced his candidacy for governor of New Mexico in 1994. Two weeks later, although a Republican in a strongly Democratic state, he was the front-runner; four years later, he won again, in a landslide; and eight years later, he left New Mexico as one of only four states with a balanced budget and money in the bank. He vetoed more bills than all the other governors combined, while he cut taxes, created jobs and improved infrastructure.

Johnson climbed Mount Everest, is passionate, experienced, successful and was banned from the second Republican primary debate by CNN. Although silenced by the corporate state, there is still time for you to consider Johnson and libertarian ideas before voting for either puppet of the ruling elite.

Will Kesler

Snowmass Village


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