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  • Detroiters Elect Ex-Con Brian Banks As State Rep

    11/07/2012 12:05:46 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 4 replies
    CBS Detroit ^ | 11/7/2012
    DETROIT (WWJ) Among the new group of state lawmakers to emerge from Election Day on Tuesday is Brian Banks, who has been convicted eight times for felonies involving bad checks and credit card fraud. Banks, a Democrat and lifelong Detroiter, won a seat in Lansing as a state representative for the 1st District, representing the east side of Detroit, Harper Woods, and the tony Grosse Pointes. He won 68 percent of the vote to Republican Dan Schulte’s 32 percent. Banks, 35, was convicted eight times between 1998 and 2004 of writing bad checks and credit card fraud.
  • Rep. Heath Shuler, a Blue Dog Dem., will not run for re-election

    Rep. Heath Shuler (D-N.C.) will not run for re-election this year, a source close to the Congressman told Roll Call. The Blue Dog Democrat had decided against a bid in a redrawn 11th district, which was made substantially more Republican than his current district during GOP-led redistricting.
  • Jerry McNerney for District 11 - endorsement (SF Chronicle - Barf)

    10/25/2010 2:22:28 PM PDT · by wac3rd · 2 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10-24-10 | SF Chronicle Op Ed
    "McNerney has tried to chart a centrist course"
  • Carl Segvich vs John Daley for Cook County Commissioner: Will Conservative Landslide Lift All Boats?

    09/27/2010 10:11:45 PM PDT · by Daniel T. Zanoza · 1 replies ^ | September 26, 2010 | Carl Segvich
    NOTE from's Executive Director: is a pro-family website/blog whose primary goal is to share information about social, cultural and political issues which conservative Americans care about. Many experts believe the 2010 midterm election will sweep true conservatives into office like never before. The race between Carl Segvich and John Daley (Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's brother) will certainly be an interesting one to follow. -- Dan Zanoza "My friends and fellow residents of Cook County, we need your help between now and November 2nd," said Carl Segvich. "In order to take this fight to our opponent, we need...
  • Open Letter to Chancellor Bardo about the 1st Amendment

    04/03/2006 9:14:17 PM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 193 replies · 3,770+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 4 April 2006 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    Dear Chancellor John Bardo, I have a bone to pick with you. So does the US Constitution. And so do those who believe that universities should be open communities, allowing a diverse views to be expressed – in academic language. My public declaration of my candidacy for Congress from the 11th District here in Western Carolina was on 3 March. I’d contacted the Director of the Fine and Performing Arts Center at your university, Western Carolina, about using that Center for my first press conference. I offered to pay full rate for the use of the facilities. I had several...
  • 2nd Report on the Campaign for the 11th District in North Carolina

    03/23/2006 6:02:54 PM PST · by Congressman Billybob · 9 replies · 694+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 22 March 2006 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    Folks, Two of my campaign appearances since the 1st Report are unique and deserve mention here. One was with a group of left-wing Democrats, who refer to themselves as "progressives." The invited me to see if I would dare join them, for two hours of pointed questions. I accepted, and the comments posted on the Internet as a result made it clear that they intend to see me defeated, come November. But they also included comments that I am "honest" and a "man of obvious integrity." When even your political opponents speak of you that way, that is a very...
  • Why I Am Running in 2006

    02/09/2006 10:02:35 PM PST · by Congressman Billybob · 81 replies · 2,641+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 10 February 2006 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    I am running. For Congress in the 11th District of North Carolina in 2006. Here’s why: Many times I’ve urged my readers to visit the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. This is one of the most beautiful places in the nation, and the world. Millions of people agree; the Great Smokies are the third most popular park destination in the US. There is a power, a majesty, a soothing effect, in the mountains, the forests, the streams, the waterfalls. There is truth in the Bible verse, carved in the oak altar of First Presbyterian Church, Highlands, North Carolina, “I...
  • ‘Congressmen, Humorists, Burglars – All of Us in the Trade’ -- Why I’m Not Running in 2004

    05/08/2004 2:05:47 PM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 24 replies · 590+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 8 May, 2004 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    Mark Twain frequently used the title quote to introduce himself to civic associations where he spoke. It seemed the proper beginning to an article about Congress in general, and about why I am not running for the House – in 2004. The “trade” that Twain referred to was extracting ill-gotten gains from the unsuspecting public. Eight years after the first Americans established our new government under the Constitution, we divided into two major political parties: the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists. Both they and their allied newspaper editors then turned the denigration of their congressional opponents into a cottage industry that...
  • We Are Running for Congress -- Maybe

    09/02/2003 12:57:02 PM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 201 replies · 15,701+ views
    Congressman Billybob's Campaign Website ^ | 2 September 2003 | John Armor
    Congressman Billybob Sez:[posted 2 September 2003] This here's the 366th Report ta the Folks Back Home from the (More er Less) Honorable Billybob, cyberCongressman from Western Carolina. For reasons that will shortly become quite clear, I'm not gonna turn this over ta ma able assistant, J. Armor, Esq. Instead, fer the firs time ever in seven years of rattin, this column has a shared byline tween yer Congresscritter n his assistant. We Are Running for Congress – Maybeby John Armor and Congressman Billybob Ballot issues always begin with a summary, to assist the voters. Here's my summary: My District needs...
  • No "Lesser of Two Evils" Involved in THIS Race

    09/03/2002 9:54:55 AM PDT · by ltlflwr · 44 replies · 507+ views
    Why This Campaign Is Important This race is important primarily because no Democrat filed to run against the Republican incumbent, Tom Davis. The only candidates on the ballot are Davis, a four-term incumbent, chairman of the Republican National Congressional Campaign, and independent Frank Creel, a political newcomer. Davis is usually described as a "moderate" Republican, a term used repeatedly by the media to describe Republicans who are not strongly against abortion. Creel, by contrast, is strongly pro-life, a staunch defender of the Second Amendment and advocate of limited government. He favors the elimination of the federal personal income tax. Nobody...
  • Frank Creel's Second Amendment Position

    08/28/2002 9:07:59 AM PDT · by ltlflwr · 47 replies · 592+ views ^ | 8/27/02 | Frank Creel
    In his responses to the Gun Owners of America 2002 Congressional Candidate Survey, Frank indicated that he supports repeal of the 1993 Brady instant check, and repeal of the 1996 Lautenberg Domestic Misdemeanor Gun Ban (which disarms otherwise law-abiding citizens for life--for offenses as slight as spanking a child or grabbing a spouse's wrist); and that he would oppose federal legislation requiring trigger locks, lock-ups when not in use or manufacturers' installation of "smart gun" technologies. To make his position absolutely clear, Frank attached the following additional statement: "I take an abolutist position on the Second Amendment, which states that...
  • Frank Creel vs. Tom Davis - VA 11th District

    08/27/2002 2:52:16 PM PDT · by ltlflwr · 36 replies · 401+ views
    August 26, 2002 INCLetter | 8/26/02 | Frank Creel
    From: Frank Creel []Sent: Monday, August 26, 2002 8:15 PMSubject: August 26, INCLetterfor August 26, 2002 This newsletter is published by the Independent National Committee (INC), a coalition of political parties dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the Constitution; to the sovereignty of the United States of America; and to the guidance of Providence in the formulation and execution of our national policies. We offer in this newsletter an alternative perspective on national issues and invite the American people to compare our positions with those of the Democrats and the Republicans, who, in our view, have not proved themselves...