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  • Jim Gilmore ends campaign for president

    02/12/2016 1:42:10 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 54 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 12, 2016 | Daniel Chaitin
    ormer Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore announced he is suspending his campaign for president. "My campaign was intended to offer the gubernatorial experience, with the track record of a true conservative, experienced in national security, to unite the party." Gilmore said, "My goal was to focus on the importance of this election as a real turning point, and to emphasize the dangers of continuing on a road that will further undermine America's economy and weaken our national security."
  • Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is suspending his presidential campaign.

    02/12/2016 1:39:55 PM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 12, 2016 | Staff
    Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is suspending his presidential campaign.
  • Vermin Supreme Is Getting More Votes In New Hampshire Than Jim Gilmore

    02/10/2016 5:24:18 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 28 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | February 10, 2016 | CJ Ciaramella
    Presidential candidate Vermin Supreme, who is known for wearing a rubber boot on his head, currently has received more write-in votes in the New Hampshire primary than former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore. Supreme, whose campaign platform includes compulsory tooth-brushing and giving every American a free pony, has received 229 votes for the Democratic nomination with 86% of precincts reporting. Gilmore, who served as a county prosecutor and state attorney general before becoming governor of Virginia, currently has received 120 votes for the Republican nomination with 85% of precincts reporting.
  • Jim Gilmore: Hillary's Worst Nightmare? (Vanity)

    02/05/2016 10:04:57 PM PST · by Crucial · 64 replies
    02/05/2016 | Myself
    OK, so Hillary's been a bad little sociopath. She let an ambassador and three other Americans get brutalized and murdered. She feels nothing for them. She just knows what she wants and that is the Presidency. What she deserves is to be prosecuted and jailed. Enter Jim Gilmore. Gilmore worked as a prosecutor. He also worked in Army counterintelligence. So he knows what he's talking about when it comes to Benghazi. He's a natural born citizen by any definition. He's a veteran. He's got executive experience and is a very solid conservative. Why are we not considering Jim Gilmore? Do...
  • Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore not giving up longshot presidential bid

    02/04/2016 9:14:59 PM PST · by CJ Wolf · 29 replies
    Virginia Pilot ^ | 2-4-16 | Bill Bartel
    It doesn’t matter to Jim Gilmore that only 12 Iowans voted for him during Monday night’s caucuses. “We didn’t expect any vote in Iowa because we didn’t ask for any votes in Iowa,” the former Virginia governor said during a phone interview Thursday. “I’m starting the campaign in New Hampshire where I am right now.” Gilmore, 66, has received little or no support in recent voter polls nationally or in New Hampshire. He acknowledged that some have made light of his long shot bid for the White House. But he stresses he’s dead serious. “I am the right candidate. I...
  • Rand Paul Returns to Main Debate Stage...While Jim Gilmore Is In Fact Alive

    01/27/2016 7:50:25 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 5 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 1.27.16 | Aaron Goldstein
    Aside from Donald Trump's likely absence from tomorrow's GOP debate in Des Moines, there are three other interesting developments. First, Rand Paul's return to the main debate stage. Second, Carly Fiorina remains stuck on the undercard. Lastly, Jim Gilmore is in fact alive. -snip-As for the undercard debate, Fiorina, Huckabee and Santorum will have company - Jim Gilmore. This will mark his first debate appearance since the very first GOP debate in Cleveland back in August. For many voters, this will be the first time setting eyes on him. Imagine this if you will. Gilmore turns in such an amazing...
  • Ex-Virginia Gov. Gilmore enters White House race

    07/30/2015 10:00:07 PM PDT · by BAW · 27 replies
    FOX News ^ | July 30, 2015
    Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore formally announced his bid for the White House Thursday, becoming the 17th Republican presidential primary candidate. "I am a candidate for president because our current Washington leadership is guiding America on a path to decline, and I can reverse that decline," Gilmore said in a video message to supporters. Gilmore filed paperwork earlier this week with the Federal Election Commission. His announcement comes one week before the first Republican primary debate, hosted by Fox News and Facebook. Gilmore, a former Army intelligence officer, served as Virginia's governor from 1998 to 2002.
  • OK: Couple Honored for Bravery in Fighting Invaders

    07/28/2015 12:31:30 PM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 July, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Eddie and Cindy Gilmore, of Marshall County, Oklahoma, were given an award for fighting back against armed home invaders in March of this year. Four masked and armed invaders broke into their home and took Cindy hostage before Eddie accessed a pistol and started shooting. He wounded two of the invaders before they fled, leaving him and Cindy unharmed.From kten.com: The Gilmores are being recognized for how they handled a break-in that happened at their home back in march. The night of the incident three people broke into their home with the intent to rob them, but the...
  • Presidential Primaries Getting Another Virginian: Jim Gilmore Planning Entry

    07/07/2015 6:27:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Patch ^ | July 7, 2015 | Greg Hambrick
    Republican and former governor to join GOP primary next month. Former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb announced plans to seek the Democrat nomination.A growing list of Republicans looking to be the next U.S. president will soon add one more name to the list: Jim Gilmore. The former Virginia governor from 1998-2002 told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that hell announce his campaign in the first week of August. I bring to the table experience that others dont have, Gilmore told the paper. Read more at the Times-Dispatch. Gilmore is the second Virginian to announce a presidential campaign. Former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb recently...
  • Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore "Considering" Run for President

    04/10/2015 1:42:41 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 40 replies
    http://www.whsv.com ^ | Apr 10, 2015 | By: Tom Dempsey
    HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV)-- On Thursday night, former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore said he is "considering" a run for president. Gilmore made the announcement during the JMU College Republicans Banquet. "I'm considering it (running for president). The question is, 'Is it possible?'," Gilmore said in his speech. Video of the speech can be found on the right side of this article. "Jeb Bush has a great name and a lot of money," he explained, when talking about the challenges of running in the 2016 race. "I guess we've arrived at a point in American history and the American republic when you...
  • Ft. Collins man, Benjamin Gilmore, guilty in $10M arson fire that damaged condo complex, other bldg.

    10/18/2013 5:27:28 PM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    Denver Channel ^ | 10/18/2013
    Colorado - The Gilmore case attracted national attention because he supported demonstrations at an Occupy Wall Street encampment a block away from where the fire was started. Occupy activists were protesting against economic inequality and government policies favoring the wealthy. The early-morning fire caused an estimated $10 million damage to a four-story apartment complex under construction and the occupied Penny Flats condominium and retail building next door.
  • Young Pianist Thrust Into Elite Group

    01/07/2010 5:42:03 AM PST · by sitetest · 7 replies · 605+ views
    The New York Times ^ | January 6, 2010 | DANIEL J. WAKIN
    Odd, the pianist Kirill Gerstein thought. A music critic from Houston was coming to interview him in Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Gersteins manager had arranged the meeting, at the Omni Hotels J bar, to coincide with a run of concerts last November. Might as well meet the writer, the pianist thought. Kirill Gerstein, a naturalized American citizen of Russian origin, is the latest recipient of the $300,000 Gilmore Artist Award. But instead of a critic waiting at the bar, it was the man from the Gilmore festival. And in his hand was an envelope proclaiming Mr. Gerstein the latest winner of...
  • Gilmore right on economy - Charlottesville Daily Progress Endorsement

    10/31/2008 1:47:14 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 6 replies · 282+ views
    http://www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com/?q=node/627 ^ | OCT 31,2008 | www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com
    Virginias U.S. Senate race between two former governors presents marked contrasts between the men in style and substance. Even those who prefer Republican Jim Gilmores platform say they like Democrat Mark Warners persona. We agree. How, then, to choose? Heres one way: This years top voter concern, no surprise, is the economy. And on that measure, Mr. Gilmores principles and, yes, even his well-known stubbornness will better serve Virginia in the U.S. Senate. Mr. Gilmores principles are strongly aligned with foundational American freedoms free enterprise, free markets, freedom to work and the right to vote freely in labor elections...
  • GOTV Efforts (VA We need volunteers to take us through election day)

    10/31/2008 1:39:20 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 4 replies · 334+ views
    http://www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com ^ | OCT 31,2008 | Mat Wells
    Political Director's UpdateLast Call Edition 12th Edition October 31, 2008 In This Edition: GOTV Efforts Gilmore and McCain/Palin Charlottesville Daily Progress Endorsement Other Newspaper Endorsements National Right To Work PAC Ad Christian Coalition Voter Guide GOTV Efforts This is it, folks! All of the phone calls, all of the door knocks, all of the letters stamped and envelopes sealed, comes down to the next 4 days. So many of you have put so much effort into this race for the US Senate, and I can't begin to tell you how much it's appreciated. The question remains,...
  • Washington Times EDITORIAL: Jim Gilmore for Senate

    10/30/2008 5:16:39 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 2 replies · 372+ views
    http://washingtontimes.com ^ | OCT 29,2008 | Washington Times
    Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore faces a difficult political task this year, running as a red-state conservative in Virginia - a "purple" state that is turning increasingly blue. The Democratic nominee, former Gov. Mark Warner, is heavily favored to win the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican John Warner, who has held it for 30 years. But Mr. Gilmore would be the superior choice. ... As governor, Mr. Gilmore is best known for his work to repeal the oppressive car tax. Mr. Warner's major political achievement as governor was his success in pushing a $1.4 billion tax increase through...
  • National Right to Work Committee Ad - Virginia (Card Check and Mark Warner)

    10/30/2008 4:15:20 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 3 replies · 505+ views
    http://www.right-to-work.org/ ^ | OCT 30,2008 | Patrick T. Semmens
    National Right to Work Committee Ad - Virginia

    10/29/2008 7:33:05 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 3 replies · 492+ views
    http://www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com ^ | October 27, 2008 | By Examiner Editorial
    EXAMINER ENDORSES JIM GILMORE FOR SENATE Gilmore for U.S. Senate By Examiner Editorial October 27, 2008 With the economy in turmoil and danger abroad, do voters want a candidate who keeps his word or one who doesnt? Thats the stark choice in Virginia, where two former governors are running to replace retiring Republican John Warner in the U.S. Senate. With public confidence in Washington at record lows, Jim Gilmores veracity has earned him The Examiners endorsement as the best choice for Virginia - and the nation. Gilmore took tremendous political flak for keeping his promise to get...
  • Group Takes Aim at Warner Over Unions - Gilmore Endorsed by Richmond Times Dispatch

    10/28/2008 8:41:46 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 4 replies · 240+ views
    http://voices.washingtonpost.com ^ | OCT 28,2008 | By Tim Craig
    ...the National Right to Work Committee has apparently decided to invest a least a little bit of money on television ads to try to undercut Warner's appeal. The committee is airing an ad on Richmond television that calls into question whether Warner will uphold Virginia's status as a right-to-work state. The ad notes Warner has not come out against the Employee Free Choice Act, which would make it easier for workers to unionize. Gilmore is a strong opponent of the proposal. Gilmore also received a boost today when he picked up an endorsement from the Richmond Times Dispatch. Although the...
  • It's An American Right - Do you believe in the Second Amendment?

    10/26/2008 2:35:52 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 6 replies · 461+ views
    http://www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com/ ^ | October 26, 2008 | David Keene, Chairman American Conservative Union
    Dear Friend: Do you believe in the Second Amendment? Owning a firearm is a constitutionally protected freedom for Americans, something Virginians know well. Matter of fact, the first part of the Second Amendment was taken from the 1776 Virginia Declaration of Rights. Virginian George Mason was a big contributor to that declaration. Unfortunately, today a lot of people take this freedom for granted. But let me tell you, when theres a candidate like Mark Warner who is running for U.S. Senate in Virginia - who called the NRA a threat to what it means to be an American...I say take...
  • McCain invokes 'Joe' at rally ("I'm not ready for socialism.")

    10/18/2008 11:29:39 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 14 replies · 716+ views
    http://www.fredericksburg.com ^ | 10/19/2008 | BY EMILY BATTLE
    The Republican presidential nominee used the now-infamous nickname for Joe Wurzelbacher, who was filmed disagreeing with Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's tax plan. McCain told the crowd of about 8,000 that Obama wants to tax them to redistribute wealth. McCain said he would lower taxes and cut down on what a warm-up speaker called "the overbearing, suffocating burden of government." Obama has said his tax plan would cut taxes for 95 percent of Americans, and end tax cuts for those making more than $250,000. "How do you cut income taxes for 95 percent of Americans when more than 40 percent...

    10/17/2008 11:21:40 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 3 replies · 626+ views
    http://www.johnmccain.com ^ | OCT 18,2008 | www.johnmccain.com
    JOIN JOHN MCCAIN & JIM GILMORE THIS SATURDAY Join John McCain and Jim Gilmore this Saturday, October 18th at 2:00 pm for the Road to Victory Rally at Sean Connaughton Plaza in Woodbridge. What: Road to Victory Rally When: Saturday, October 18th at 2:00 pm Where: Sean Connaughton Plaza Prince William County Complex (Located off the Prince William County Parkway) 1 County Complex Court Woodbridge, VA Click here for a map and directions Come out and show your support for John McCain, Jim Gilmore and your Republican ticket.
  • Two veterans groups endorse Gilmore for Senate ("don't ask, don't tell")

    10/17/2008 8:41:41 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 16 replies · 566+ views
    http://www.inrich.com ^ | Friday, Oct 17, 2008 - 08:51 PM | By TYLER WHITLEY
    Former Gov. Jim Gilmore picked up the endorsements of two veterans groups today. Vets for Freedom and Iraqi Veterans Group said they are backing Gilmore's U.S. Senate campaign because of his military background and experience in fighting terrorism. Appearing with veterans at a news conference at the General Assembly Building, Gilmore said he supports the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, which allows gays and lesbians to serve in the military until their behavior becomes overt. Gilmore, a Republican, is running against Democrat Mark R. Warner, also a former governor, for the seat of Sen. John W. Warner, a...
  • Iraqi Veterans Group Endorses Jim Gilmore for U.S. Senate

    10/17/2008 1:55:26 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 9 replies · 1,284+ views
    http://jimgilmoreforsenate.com ^ | October 17, 2008 | IFVPP
    Iraqi Veterans Group Endorses Jim Gilmore for U.S. Senate Group met with both candidates in effort to clarify positions Richmond Today, the IFVPP, announced their endorsement of former Governor and Army Veteran, Jim Gilmore for the United States Senate. Speaking of the endorsement, Rusty McGuire, chairman of the IFVPP said, after meeting with both candidates it was crystal clear who best supported our interest as Iraqi Freedom Veterans. The endorsement was based on the following criteria: - Operation Iraqi Freedom: Many of the members of IFVPP were wounded in Iraq and care strongly about our commitment in Iraq. Jim...
  • Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Endorses Jim Gilmore for Senate

    10/15/2008 9:52:01 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 1 replies · 414+ views
    http://www.marketwatch.com ^ | Oct. 15, 2008 | Council for Citizens Against Waste
    WASHINGTON, Oct 15, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee (CCAGW PAC) today announced its endorsement of former Governor Jim Gilmore for election to the U.S. Senate from Virginia. "Jim Gilmore has served the citizens of Virginia with distinction and has an outstanding record of fiscal discipline and fighting on behalf of all taxpayers," CCAGW PAC Chairman Tom Schatz said. "We are confident that his strong leadership abilities and longstanding fiscal conservative values will continue to guide his agenda as he seeks to represent Virginia in the Senate." "Jim Gilmore has proved he...
  • Palin rallies in Richmond; McCain exhorts in Va. Beach

    10/13/2008 7:56:47 PM PDT · by Ceebass · 23 replies · 1,384+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | Monday, Oct 13, 2008 - 10:38 AM Updated: 10:11 PM
    At Richmond International Raceway, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin likened the last three weeks of the presidential race to last month's close finish at the raceway in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400. "You all know something about close races" she told the crowd of between 20,000 and 25,000. "John McCain and I are nearing the finish line of another close race," and it will be a sprint to the finish.
  • Join Sarah Palin & Jim Gilmore in Richmond!(Senate Candidate to Speak at Rally!)

    10/12/2008 7:13:17 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 12 replies · 783+ views
    http://www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com/index.php ^ | OCT 12th, 2008 | www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com
    Join Sarah Palin & Jim Gilmore in Richmond! Join former Governor Jim Gilmore and Governor Sarah Palin at the McCain-Palin Campaign rally on Monday, October 13th at the Richmond International Raceway. Gates to the event will open and 11:00 a.m. and the program is expected to start at 2:00 p.m. Jim Gilmore will deliver remarks during the program. WHAT: Palin Rally WHEN: Monday, October 13, 2008 Gates open at 11:00 a.m. Program begins at 2:00pm Jim Gilmore to deliver remarks during the program. WHERE: Richmond International Raceway 600 E. Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA Click here for a...
  • Mark Warner Lost My Vote...

    10/12/2008 1:37:47 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 7 replies · 697+ views
    http://www.melissaomarkham.com ^ | October 9, 2008 | By Melissa Markham
    I am not a party voter. I have voted for Democrats, Republicans and even 'third party' candidates like Ross Perot. The way I roll is to vote for the person that I think will do the best job. For instance, I am voting for John McCain and Sarah Palin. I don't think Obama has the country's best interests at heart. I think he is naive and is likely to make some very costly mistakes because of it. I would love to have a national health care plan, but that is not enough to make me vote for a man I...
  • Gilmore, McCain's brother stop in Staunton

    10/12/2008 9:18:50 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 4 replies · 263+ views
    http://news.google.com ^ | October 12, 2008 | By Mindi Westhoff
    STAUNTON With fewer than 25 days left until election day, candidates and supporters gathered to rally voters Saturday at the monthly Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County Republican breakfast. Advertisement Quantcast Showing their support for Sen. John McCain's presidential candidacy, younger brother Joe McCain and former Gov. Jim Gilmore encouraged Republicans to spend the next month putting in a final bid to independents and Democrats for their votes. Pushing not only financial donations but also grassroots efforts, both men urged Republicans to canvas for McCain and his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, whom Gilmore called an "exciting, fresh, new...
  • Jim Gilmore - a candidate driven by a pugnacious personality (He stands up for his principles)

    10/12/2008 9:10:11 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 4 replies · 353+ views
    http://hamptonroads.com ^ | October 12, 2008 | By Dale Eisman
    t can't be easy being Jim Gilmore these days. Republican leaders in Washington long ago wrote off his campaign for the U.S. Senate. Political action groups have closed their checkbooks. Some Virginia GOP elders have endorsed his opponent. Pollsters have him trailing by 25 percentage points - or worse. So what keeps him going? The answer may lie - at least in part - in the former governor's pugnacious personality, what he's done, and where he came from. The Senate race is the kind of challenge that brought Gilmore into politics in the 1970s; he is both experienced and comfortable...
  • Gilmore, Joe McCain rally Republicans(Joe McCain handed Jim Gilmore a check Saturday)

    10/12/2008 9:05:02 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 5 replies · 393+ views
    http://www.newsvirginian.com ^ | October 11, 2008 | By Jimmy LaRoue
    Joe McCain handed Jim Gilmore a check Saturday, and called for others to do the same. With just more than three weeks left before the Nov. 4 elections, McCain called for the Republicans gathered at Kathys Restaurant in Staunton to leave with a mission and a message to elect his brother, John McCain, as president, Gilmore as U.S. Senator and the other party nominees across Virginia to their respective offices. The campaign contribution, like the one he gave to Gilmore, will help, Joe McCain said, but people need to spread the message that its his brother, John, who is most...
  • Warner: Scalia Thomas Not Mainstream

    10/09/2008 2:00:33 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 15 replies · 654+ views
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | OCT 8, 2008 | www.youtube.com
    Warner: Scalia Thomas Not Mainstream Jim Gilmore supports constitutionalist judges and supports the overturn of Roe v Wade calling it a bad decision. Mark Warner says justices Scalia and Thomas are outside the mainstream when asked about Roe v Wade and the justices he would support. Roanoke VA Senate Debate Friday October 3, 2008 Warner: Scalia Thomas Not Mainstream

    10/09/2008 8:52:05 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 7 replies · 514+ views
    http://www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com/ ^ | OCT 9, 2008 | By Dick Armey
    FIGHT FOR JIM GILMORE By Dick Armey Dear Virginia Taxpayer, I know what it's like to fight for what you believe in. As a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for 18 years, and the Majority Leader from 1995 to 2002, I know it takes courage and dedication to stand up for working families and protect taxpayers who are facing an ever growing burden as a result of what's happening in Washington. There is always someone who believes bigger government and higher taxes are the answer to every problem, someone determined to take away more and more of...

    10/09/2008 12:47:21 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 19 replies · 968+ views
    http://www.wrva.com ^ | Wednesday 10-08-2008 | Jimmy Barrett
    WRVA VA DOES MARK WARNER'S COMMENTS FROM SEVERAL YEARS AGO CHANGE YOUR MIND IN THE SENATE RACE? Yes. It's his "macaca" moment. 24.09 % No. It was years ago and it's old news. 10.22 % No. And Warner's right. 5.84 %
  • Earmark Mark (Roanoke Senatorial Debate Oct 3rd)

    10/09/2008 12:16:08 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 4 replies · 290+ views
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | October 09, 2008 | http://www.youtube.com
    Earmark Mark Roanoke Debate Friday October 3, 2008 Mark Warner says he will accept Earmarks. Jim Gilmore says he will not. Jim discusses Earmarks in the bailout bill and says it was wrong.
  • Jim Gilmore Wants Another Debate with Mark Warner

    10/08/2008 6:24:32 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 2 replies · 240+ views
    http://www.charlottesvillenewsplex.tv ^ | Oct 8, 2008 | Posted: 5:22 PM Oct 8
    October 8, 2008 Republican Jim Gilmore wants another debate with Democrat Mark Warner in the Virginia Senate race. Gilmore says in light of the recent financial situation, a debate is the best way to show voters the candidates' real positions. The former governor says he would like to work with the League of Women voters to schedule the event.
  • Bull and Bear Club: You are invited to a reception (Freepers Welcome)

    10/08/2008 1:45:56 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 1 replies · 276+ views
    http://rs6.net/ ^ | October 8, 2008 | http://jimgilmoreforsenate.com/
    If you are having trouble viewing this invitation click here You are invited to a reception to support JIM GILMORE Candidate for U.S. Senate from Virginia Wednesday, October 8, 2008 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Bull and Bear Club 901 E Cary Street, 21st floor / Richmond, Virginia 23219 HOST COMMITTEE: Dave Barrett Bill Goodwin Rick Sharp Linwood Cobb Bob Marcellus Gary Thompson Miles Dumville Max Pearson Chris Whyte SPECIAL GUESTS: Delegate Kirk Cox Delegate Christopher Peace Richard Glover Aubrey Stanley, Jr. Honorable David Kaechele Pat OBannon Delegate Jimmie Massie Elton Wade Senator Ryan McDougle Sheriff Mike...
  • Gilmore: U.S. policies sank economy

    10/08/2008 7:33:53 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 19 replies · 444+ views
    http://www.winchesterstar.com ^ | October 8, 2008 | By Drew Houff
    WINCHESTER Taxpayers will pay now or later for the $700 billion financial bailout signed into law by President Bush last Friday. Former Gov. Jim Gilmore, a candidate for the Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican John Warner, talks about the financial bailout package approved last week. He was interviewed Tuesday at The Winchester Star. (Photo by Jeff Taylor) That glum perspective was offered Tuesday by former Gov. Jim Gilmore, campaigning in Winchester for the Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican John Warner, who is retiring after 30 years. Gilmore is running against his successor as governor, Democrat...
  • Senate Candidate: Homeschoolers, Pro-Lifers, Gun Owners Threaten American Values

    10/07/2008 9:33:50 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 11 replies · 865+ views
    http://www.dakotavoice.com ^ | Tuesday, October 07, 2008 | by Bob Ellis
    Senate Candidate: Homeschoolers, Pro-Lifers, Gun Owners Threaten American Values I haven't been following closely the Virginia senate race between Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Jim Gilmore (to replace the retiring Senator John Warner). But I came across this clip this morning and found it startling. I found it startling not for what was said--because I hear Democrats saying things like this every day, just not ones running for office--but because someone was actually able to record it. Democrats--at least ones running for public office--are usually more circumspect about their true feelings like this. In this clip, you'll hear...
  • Beltway peer pressure (John Warner Upset that Gilmore wouldn't endorse Bailout)

    10/06/2008 3:31:55 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 5 replies · 355+ views
    http://thehill.com/ ^ | 10/06/08 | By David Keene
    After the votes were taken, The Washington Post expressed shock that some 83 percent of retiring Republicans voted for the bailout while no GOP freshmen did so. To the Post this was evidence not that elected representatives sometimes actually listen to their constituents, but that the Republican freshmen are too ideologically oriented to deal with reality. It never even occurred to the Post writer that perhaps the retiring members have as a group been in Washington so long that even had they been facing reelection the voters mattered less to them than the demands of the Washington establishment. Establishment praise...
  • U.S. Sen. John Warner declines to endorse Jim Gilmore (Upset over Gilmore's criticism of Bailout)

    10/05/2008 4:08:11 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 28 replies · 697+ views
    http://hamptonroads.com ^ | October 5, 2008 | By Warren Fiske
    Retiring U.S. Sen. John Warner on Saturday voiced disappointment in fellow Republican Jim Gilmore's efforts to succeed him this fall and declined to endorse him. Instead, Warner suggested that he may wind up backing Democrat Mark Warner in the race. The two Warners are not related. John Warner took exception to Gilmore's strong condemnation of a $700 billion Wall Street rescue package that was passed by the House of Representatives on Friday and signed by President Bush. "I'm disappointed that he spoke against the rescue package that's vital to Virginia and vital to the nation," John Warner said during a...
  • Gilmore-Warner Debate Roanoke (Watch as Gilmore takes Mark Warner to the Woodshed)

    10/05/2008 3:03:24 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 1 replies · 628+ views
    http://jimgilmoreforsenate.com/ ^ | Oct 5th, 2008 | jimgilmoreforsenate.com
    If you have time this is worth watching. The fireworks really flew, Jim Gilmore took the bailout and beat Warner to a pulp with it. http://jimgilmoreforsenate.com/?q=node/541
  • GOP's Warner Hesitant to Back Gilmore, Citing Bailout Stance (Warner voted for Bailout)

    10/05/2008 2:58:09 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 7 replies · 478+ views
    http://www.washingtonpost.com ^ | Sunday, October 5, 2008 | By Tim Craig
    RICHMOND, Oct. 4 -- Retiring Sen. John W. Warner said Saturday that he has not decided whether to vote for the Republican seeking to replace him, citing James S. Gilmore III's opposition to the $700 billion federal bailout of the credit markets. In a conference call with reporters, Warner (R-Va.) held out the possibility that he will vote for Democrat Mark R. Warner. The two Warners, who are unrelated, ran against each other in a 1996 Senate campaign but have since become friends. "I'm watching that race, following the positions of the two candidates," John Warner said. "There are cases...
  • Warner, Gilmore clash over bailout in Roanoke debate (

    10/04/2008 12:26:59 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 220+ views
    http://www.dailypress.com ^ | October 4, 2008 | BY HUGH LESSIG
    In their most aggressive encounter yet, the two former governors disagreed sharply over the need for the $700 billion rescue that comes at taxpayers' expense. Warner said he would have voted for it, although the plan had flaws. Gilmore was flatly against it. "Too often in politics, the perfect can be the enemy of the good," said Warner. Failing to act would have created "economic turmoil across our whole nation," from the small business owner trying to meet payroll to the college student vying for a loan. "We didn't have the luxury of waiting," he said. Gilmore characterized the plan...
  • Gilmore, Warner disagree sharply at debate ("The tax man will come")

    10/03/2008 8:47:22 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 217+ views
    http://www.newsadvance.com ^ | October 3, 2008 | By Ray Reed
    Gilmore repeatedly steered the debate back to the bailout, replying to a question about Congressional earmark funding by listing interest groups that get tax breaks in the financial rescue package. Listen to some of them Puerto Rican rum producers, wooden-arrow producers, Hollywood everything was put in this bill to buy votes to get it passed, Gilmore said. Warner compared the bailout to the budget Gilmore left for him. You pushed off the budget shortfalls on his new administration, Warner said. Warner, who earned a fortune in early days of the cell phone business, said he has the business...
  • U.S. Senate Debate: Warner vs. Gilmore Mark, dont talk down to me about how I dont understand"

    10/03/2008 8:04:18 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 6 replies · 531+ views
    http://www.wsls.com ^ | Published: October 3, 2008 | By John Carlin
    Under the scenic roof of the Star Citys soon to be opened Taubman Museum of Art, the Senate candidates came out swinging --especially Jim Gilmore. Gilmore: Mark, dont talk down to me about how I dont understand You dont understand. Warner: Even though Governor Gilmore says he didnt leave us with a budget shortfall, we all know thats not true. One issue dominated the debate tonight. 700-Billion dollars going to the high rollers on Wall Street, said Gilmore time and time again. He segued from nearly every topic back to the bail out and his opposition to it. Gilmore rode...
  • Gilmore pummels Warner on bailout (

    10/03/2008 7:57:23 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 4 replies · 391+ views
    http://www.washingtontimes.com ^ | Saturday, October 4, 2008 | Bob Lewis THE WASHINGTON TIMES
    ROANOKE | Far behind in the polls and desperate for a break in his U.S. Senate campaign, Republican James S. Gilmore III denounced Friday's federal bailout of the financial industry during the race's final debate and relentlessly attacked Democrat Mark Warner for supporting it. "It rewards people with $700 billion of taxpayer money and sends that money into the hands of Wall Street high rollers who in fact took risks and should not have taken those risks," Mr. Gilmore said during the debate, held at the Taubman Museum of Art. Combative throughout the televised and hourlong confrontation, Mr. Gilmore, 58,...
  • Gilmore, Warner Clash in Final Va. Senate Debate

    10/03/2008 7:41:29 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 3 replies · 275+ views
    http://www.myfoxdc.com ^ | Friday, 03 Oct 2008, 9:24 PM EDT | www.myfoxdc.com
    ROANOKE, Va. -- Far behind in the polls and desperate for a break in his U.S. Senate race, Republican Jim Gilmore denounced Friday's federal bailout of the financial industry and relentlessly attacked Democrat Mark Warner for supporting it in their final debate. "It rewards people with $700 billion of taxpayer money and sends that money into the hands of Wall Street high rollers who in fact took risks and should not have taken those risks," Gilmore said. Combative throughout the televised hourlong confrontation, Gilmore put Warner on the defensive several times, frequently cutting into Warner's rebuttals. Warner explained that while...
  • Gilmore Finds His Issue (Wins Debate against Warner)

    10/03/2008 7:32:00 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 7 replies · 614+ views
    http://voices.washingtonpost.com ^ | October 3, 2008 | washingtonpost.com
    Gilmore come out strongly against the $700 billion plan, arguing in a concise way that it amounted to government run amok. Warner supported the bailout, saying it was needed to prevent economic turmoil. Warner tried to pin the need for Congressional intervention on lax oversight by the Bush administration and "greed" on Wall Street. Warner noted that both Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama voted in the favor plan, prompting Gilmore to say at one point, "I'm not in this for John McCain, I am in this for the people on the other side of this camera." For once, Warner's...
  • Mark Warner No Where to Run (Says would not confirm Justices like Scalia and Thomas)

    10/03/2008 7:21:29 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 11 replies · 470+ views
    http://www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com ^ | October 3, 2008 | www.jimgilmoreforsenate.com
    October 3, 2008 For Immediate Release THE CHOICE IS CLEAR: JIM GILMORE WHO FIGHTS FOR THE TAXPAYERS OR MARK WARNER WHO WILL FIGHT FOR THE HIGH ROLLERS ON WALL STREET Alexandria Former Gov. Jim Gilmore, candidate for the Virginia U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. John Warner, said today in a debate with Mark Warner on statewide television the choice for Virginia voters in the November 4th election is clear -- a U.S. Senator like Jim Gilmore who will fight for taxpayers and oppose federal government bailouts or a U.S. Senator like Mark Warner who...
  • Richmond GOP Gilmore/Warner Debate Watching Party (Freepers welcome, Free Food & Fun)

    10/03/2008 8:20:10 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 3 replies · 253+ views
    http://www.rpv.org/ ^ | October 3 | Cortland Putbrese
    Friday October 3 2008 Event: Richmond GOP Gilmore/Warner Debate Watching Party Date: 10/3/2008 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: The Richmond GOP debate party will be held at suite 403 of the Tuckahoe Condominiums, located at 5621 Cary Street (at the intersection of Three Chopt, Cary Street, and River Road in Richmond's West End near the Country Club of Virginia). Parking is free. You can park along the east side of the Tuckahoe Condominiums on Rio Vista Lane or across Cary Street on St. Catherine's Lane. About: Come join fellow Republicans this Friday, October 3 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m....