Highlights of the Libertarian Party's "Ending the Welfare State" Proposal From across the political and ideological spectrum, there is now almost universal acknowledgement that the American social welfare system has been a failure. Since the start of the "war on poverty" in 1965, the United States has spent more than $5 trillion trying to ease the plight of the poor. What we have received for this massive investment is -- primarily -- more poverty.
Gary Johnson (1953 - ) an American businessman, author, politician and the Libertarian Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election. He served as the 29th Governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003 as a member of the Republican Party. He was also the Libertarian Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 election.
Libertarian Party chair candidate strips on stage at national convention (I've always said it, some libertarians are funny, some are dangerous, but they're all freakin' nuts!) http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/may/29/libertarian-party-chairman-candidate-strips-stage-/