Gary Johnson & Jim Gray
President and Vice President 2012

Judge James Gray for Vice President
Judge James Gray for Vice President Libertarian

Judge Jim Gray at the Libertarian National Convention asking the delegates for the Vice President Nomination.

Two-term governor, Gary Johnson says the majority of Americans feel differently about war, marriage equality, drugs, the Patriot Act and the Federal Reserve than our elected officials do. If we the people can agree on the kind of America we want, why do we keep electing leaders who don't agree with us? When it comes to wanting more freedom, more peace and more prosperity, Gary Johnson agrees with you 100%

THEM (Democrats and Republicans)
US (Libertarians)


Govt. overspending/No Budget


Balanced Budget submitted to Cong.

Major Unemployment


Repeal of Income Tax Generates Jobs

Perpetual Military Conflicts


Military used only for our Defense

Schools failing our Children


Competition brings School Excellence

Enforce Patriot Act


Repeal this Direct Attack on Liberty

Perpetuate Death Penalty


The Death Penalty Doesn't Work

Perpetuate War on Marijuana


Regulate and Tax Marijuana

Perpetual Political Bickering


Working as a Team for Results

900 Foreign Military Bases


Close Unneeded Foreign Bases

Could have fixed Immigration years ago


Issue Work Visas after background ck.

Continue Foreign Aid


Support Infrastructure at Home

Citizens Held Without Trial


No One Held without a Trial

Big Elections Contributions


People's campaign, No Strings

One of the most positive features of Governor Gary Johnson and Judge Jim Gray is that they are not Republicans or Democrats, so people will be brought into their Administration based upon merit, not politics. Similarly, issues will also be addressed and resolved based upon merit, without caring about who gets the credit. So if you are content with how our great country has been "led" by the Republicans and Democrats for the last 12 years, then vote for one of them. But if you are not, your only viable choice is for Johnson/Gray. In fact, this will be one of those times in which you will look back and be proud you voted for Governor Gary Johnson and Judge Jim Gray, or truly wish you had done so when you had the chance.

Jim Gray speaks on the issues.

About presidential candidate Gary Johnson:

Gary Johnson, two-term governor of New Mexico from 1995-2003, has been a consistent advocate for limited, efficient government and personal liberty. Johnson switched from the Republican Party to the Libertarian Party on Dec. 28, 2011. As the Libertarian Party nominee, Johnson will appear on all 50 states' ballots. An outspoken pro-Constitution Libertarian, Johnson would end the war in Afghanistan now. He opposes the failed multi-billion dollar war on drugs and demands greater transparency at the Federal Reserve. As president, Johnson would cut federal spending by 43 percent, slash debt and make government live within its means while reducing taxes and regulation to foster real job creation and economic opportunity like he did in eight years as governor. The National Review said he was "#1" in job creation as governor. An avid skier and bicyclist, he has reached the highest peaks on four of the seven continents, including Mount Everest.

Gov. Gary Johnson and Judge Jim Gray Speak at PAUL Fest:

Gary Johnson, Be Libertarian With Me:

Two-term Governor, Gary Johnson, says both parties are indistinguishable from one another. Both are keeping America broke. Both are keeping America at war. Both have trampled on the Constitution. And both are stooges to the same big money players that never change behind the scenes. It's time to put our differences and our parties aside and come together as a nation for the good of all. We The People are ready to LIVE FREE.

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Judge Jim Gray Endorses:
Governor Gary Johnson 2012:

Judge Gray Endorses Gov. Gary Johnson.

Gary Johnson has been an outspoken advocate for efficient government, balanced budgets, rational drug policy reform, protection of civil liberties, comprehensive tax reform, and personal freedom. As Governor of New Mexico, Johnson was known for his common sense business approach to governing. He eliminated New Mexico's budget deficit, cut the rate of growth in state government in half, and privatized half of the state prisons.

Read more on Governor Gary Johnson.


Libertarian presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson has picked California Judge Jim Gray, a prominent pro-marijuana legalization advocate, to be his running mate.


Jim Gray's Bio:

Judge James Gray on the bench

James P. Gray has been a trial judge in Orange County, California since 1983. Before becoming a judge, he served as a Volunteer in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica, a staff judge advocate and criminal defense attorney in the Navy JAG Corps, a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, and a civil litigation attorney in a private law firm, in addition to being a Republican candidate for US Congress in 1998, and a Libertarian candidate for US Senate in 2004. Judge Gray has discussed issues of drug policy on more than two hundred television and radio shows and public forums all across the country. Using his experience on the bench and elsewhere, he has also authored a book on the failed War on Drugs, another Wearing The Robe, about practical and ethical issues in being a judge, and has composed a musical that encourages young people to expand their horizons and live a fuller life. Read more about Judge Jim Gray.

When it comes to our failings, pick a card.

A big problem is that our political system so strongly encourages short-term, special-interest thinking, such that elected officials are not concerned about the future, they are only concerned about the next election. In addition, in this political environment, if elected officials take a public position about 10 issues, and the average voters agree with them on seven and are undecided about another two, but disagree with them on the last one, the voters often will crucify the officeholder on that final issue at the next election.

Find out more about When it comes to our failings, pick a card.

Judge Jim Gray, The Author

Wearing the Robe:

Judge Jim Gray - Wearing The Robe.

Wearing the Robe explores the day-to-day realities of being a judge, from faithfully applying the law in court to sharing knowledge outside the courthouse. In this book, Judge Jim Gray addresses a range of important topics, examining how judges can obtain and refine their skills, preside effectively over judicial calendars, healthfully manage the restrictions placed on their private lives, and much more. Throughout, personal insights and practical tips add to a firm foundation of knowledge. Whether you currently fill a judicial position, are considering the pursuit of one, or simply want to learn more about what judges actually do, Wearing the Robe provides a unique look at the art and responsibilities of being a judge in today's courts. Click here for: Wearing The Robe.

Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed:

Judge Jim Gray - Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed.

What is one thing that Walter Cronkite, Dr. Milton Friedman, Secretary of State George Shultz, New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, and syndicated columnist Arianna Huffington all have in common? Each one of them has endorsed Judge Gray's book on the failure of the War on Drugs. Problems with increased crime, adult and juvenile violence, medical problems, terrorism all around the world, decreased civil liberties, and the misspending of hundreds of billions of dollars annually are clearly shown in the first part of this book as being traced to this failed policy. But there is a better way, and the second part of the book shows in detail how other policies and programs are actually working in these areas. Click here for: Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed.

A Voter's Handbook - Effective Solutions To
America's Problems:

Judge Jim Gray - A Voter's Handbook.

Over the years, special interests and mismanagement have driven the federal and state governments completely off the track. Once prosperous and flourishing, many American states today are insolvent, dysfunctional and ungovernable. Click here for: A Voter's Handbook.

Americans All:

Judge James Gray Amercian's All Musical

It's a play, it's a musical, it's an inspriational show set in a high school classroom that shares the importance of staying in school through music, dialogue and poetry. How can we show our young people how to expand their horizons, live a better, more successful and more fulfilling life, and have some genuine fun along the way? Encourage them to play in or watch a presentation of Judge Gray's new musical. With a minimal set, this is a fun and entertaining musical experience that can travel to any school. It will leave a real, lasting and positive message that will be well received by students as well as their teachers and parents. Click here to check out: Americans All Musical.

The Resolution:

On February 26, 1993 a group of concerned citizens met at the Hoover Institution on the campus of Stanford University and unanimously passed a resolution which recommends that our country investigate the possibility of change in the way we handle our drug problems. The Resolution, which recommends that these medical and social problems be treated with medical and social solutions, is attached hereto. As you can see, it further recommends that one final Blue Ribbon Commission be immediately empowered by the President to recommend revisions of the drug laws of these United States to reduce the harm caused by these drug problems.. Read more about The Resolution and make a difference.

Great Spreech Judge Jim Gray Fairfield California June 6th 06 06

It's A Gray Area:

Are you tired of politics full of gossip, dirt and emotional issues that don't make any real difference? Judge Jim Gray has written a weekly informative column in the Daily Pilot Newspaper that actually discusses the real issues of our day -- as well as practical and workable solutions. Resolutions of the problems of crime; illegal immigration; traffic; the death penalty; welfare for the poor and the wealthy, separation of church and state; large, expensive and unproductive government; healthcare; excessive litigation, the failure of our national tax system, and many more thorny issues are honestly addressed and resolutions offered. There is even a column showing how we would be better off nationally if we were to convert to the Metric System! In short, this series of 52 news columns presents a citizen's handbook that every informed voter should read. Click here to read more: Judge Jim Gray's Blog.

Peer Court:

With Judge Jim Gray taking the lead, the Orange County Peer Court Program was designed and implemented by the Orange County Probation Department, Department of Education, Constitutional Rights Foundation, District Attorney's Office and Superior Court. This county-wide program adjudicates real juvenile cases in Orange County high schools before an actual judge with a jury of high school students. Teenage jurors make recommendations to the judge about what punishment -- short of jail or fines -- fits the offense of their contemporary after asking questions of the offender and his/her parents, who must agree to be present. (Check out The Peer Court Experience to see a video/article. You can also click here for more information.)

The major goals of the program are diversion, catching youths before they sink deeper into a criminal lifestyle, and focusing upon ethical behavior. Another is to educate our teens about the court system and dissuade all of those present from committing similar offenses. This program has proved to be so popular and effective the Department of Education has incorporated it into high school curricula throughout the county. As a direct result, high school students are more aware and accountable for their own ethical and social behavior, and Judge Gray has been recognized with a number of commendations and awards for his innovative program.

POT TV - Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate Judge James Gray speaks about his running mate Gary Johnson and the legalization of marijuana at Seattle Hempfest 2012.

Drinking Driver Sentencing Program:

In 1984, Judge Jim Gray formed the first "drug court" in Orange County and probably the country designed to deal with first time problem drinking and driving offenders. The offenders were sentenced to a program that strictly enforced their total abstention from alcohol. As a result, a drinking driver was replaced by a sober one. The program was recognized as one of the most effective of its kind, and Judge Gray was lauded by civic groups and law enforcement officials for his leadership in its establishment and implementation.

2012 Libertarian Candidate Jim Gray.

The William P. Gray Chapter
Of The American Inns Of Court:

In 1989 Judge James Gray was instrumental in forming an Orange County chapter of the American Inns of Court in conjunction with the USC Law School. This national group's function is to emphasize ethics, collegiality and education in the legal profession. Jim Gray, who served as president for its first six years, was honored by the group's board of directors when it named its chapter after Gray's father, a long-time federal judge in Los Angeles.

Bigger Than Life - Judge Jim Gray:

Father and Son, Judge Gray sworn in, 1983.

It is a genuine privilege to be able to write an article for a journal like the Orange County Lawyer about my father Judge William P. Gray: distinguished jurist, attorney, civic leader, mentor, teacher, friend, golf partner, pianist, grandfather of five, father of two, and husband of one for more than 50 years - Bill Gray was many things to many people, and in many ways, he was bigger than life itself. To read the full article, click here - Bigger Than Life - by Judge Jim Gray.

Judge Jim Gray supports Assemblyman Tom Ammiano's proposed AB 390.

The objections that the opponents of this forward-thinking bill generally cite are, first, that marijuana causes harm to the user and to society, and second, that the bill would "send the wrong message to our children." But the reality of the situation is that, first, marijuana is already abundant in California, and the rest of the country as well, so whatever harm it would cause is basically already upon us, and that, second, society would no more be encouraging or condoning children or anyone else to use marijuana by instituting these changes than it now encourages or condones anyone to drink alcohol or smoke cigarettes. Click Here - Proposed AB 390


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