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Former Georgia Congressman, Bob Barr, announced that he will indeed be seeking the presidential nomination for the Libertarian Party.
Watch his video or listen to the audio at BobBarr2008.com.
Senator McCain’s possible FEC violations were previously blogged about here- McCain snared in his own FEC trap?
The New York Times, reports that it appears President Bush may be attempting to come to McCain’s rescue by announcing three nominees for the FEC agency. If they are confirmed, this would give the commission the quorum they need to vote and decide whether McCain has been released from the matching funds program or not.
Waking from sleep, the Conservative Party dominated municipal elections in England and Wales in the elections held Thursday, May 1. Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown is forced to retreat with some British pundits expecting Brown to step down as Prime Minister and leader of the Labour Party. The Labour Party has held dominance in the United Kingdom since Tony Blair became Prime Minister in 1997.
…or is it?
Chris Ratte, of Ann Arbor, Michigan had his 7-year-old son snatched away from him by the state’s Child Protective Services after accidently buying him a Mike’s Hard Lemonade to drink while watching baseball at the Comerica baseball park. Ratte claims that he’d never heard of the alcoholic beverage and believed that he was buying his son, Leo, a regular lemonade to drink during the game.
“I’d never drunk it, never purchased it, never heard of it,” Ratte said sheepishly last week. “And it’s certainly not what I expected when I ordered a lemonade for my 7-year-old.”
The Alabama Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is convening a public meeting to receive information on “Civil Rights Implications of Eminent Domain Policies and Practices in Alabama.” It will be held on Tuesday, April 29 at the historic Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, 16th Street and 6th Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama.
Among those who will testify are legal experts, property owners, and concerned citizens. They will also include minority property owners in Alabaster who lost their land to make way for a Wal-Mart. The meeting will convene from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. An open session in the afternoon from 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. will provide an opportunity for members of the general public to provide comments.
Ron Paul supporters showed up en mass- a very, very organized mass- at the Nevada GOP convention and set themselves up to claim the majority of the Nevada delegates to the National GOP Convention. Of course, McCain supporters and the party establishment became overwhelmed and temporarily shut the convention down, claiming they had run out of time and had to vacate the building.