On 3-9-99 Wayne Allyn
Root, while guesting on Politically
Incorrect with Bill Maher, said, "I'm
becoming a libertarian."
On 2-10-99 at 1:30pm
Eastern, Rush Limbaugh
said, "I've been getting more and more emails like this one here. It says,
'I'm fed up with the Republican Party. They haven't delivered. I'm registering
Libertarian.' And you know, they have a point. ... Time for a quick break
syndicated columnist, and TV pundit James
K. Glassman referred to himself as a libertarian while guest-hosting
Rush Limbaugh Show on 7-20-98. Glassman, who became known to millions
of Americans as the host of CNN's "Capital Gang Sunday," and PBS's "TechnoPolitics"
has long shown a sympathy for libertarian/classical-liberal ideas in his
On 5-26-98 ABC-TV
aired another one-hour special by John
Stossel, this one on the entire jail-filling absurdity of victimless
crimes, entitled Sex,
Drugs, and Consenting Adults. Videotapes
are available soon.
John Stossel presented his trailblazing
in prime time on Feb.3, 1998 -- Videotapes
On a 1997 "radio graffiti"
segment in which callers "are allowed one sentence and one sentence only,"
a caller asked, "Who will write the laws to restore America to freedom?"
and Alan Colmes answered, "The
Dean Edell gets all of the LP's press releases and says he really enjoys
them, finding he's "more of a libertarian" than he thought.
Reagan said, "The Libertarian Party seems to be the way to go these
days," on 12/2/97.
host Barry Hansen ("Dr.
Demento") is said to be libertarian (check the CBS/Infinity stations
in your area, or click here:
Sundays 8pm-10pm Eastern).
Paul Gonzalez (of
the "Paul Gonzalez Show" M-F 10am-12noon Eastern, and again at 2am-4am
Eastern on UBN, the United Broadcasting Network with 131 affiliates nationwide)
has said, "I can't say I agree with everything they stand for, but the
Party is definitely NOT boring. I can't wait--in fact, I'm always excited--to
get their press releases."
Stern started to run for Governor of New York on the
Libertarian ticket, but dropped out of the race. He may be a Libertarian,
but he seldom talks about it or anything related to it on his program.
In fact, it usually seems as though he couldn't care less about either
the sense of personal responsibility or the respect for personal privacy
so essential to libertarianism. Some of the stations which carry his show
are listed here, others