Archive for the 'Barr' Category

Missouri Kills 3rd Party/Militia Bumper Stick Profiling

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barr, Missouri, Ron Paul, Terrorism

This was definitely troubling, so it’s good to see that some real action was taken after the report was revealed. From McClatchy: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol this week retracted a controversial report on militia activity and will change how such reports are reviewed before being distributed to law enforcement agencies. The […]

March 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Bob Barr On Gay Marriage

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, History, Law, Legislation, Religion, Sexuality

“In 2006, when then-Sen. Obama voted against the Federal Marriage Amendment, he said, “Decisions about marriage should be left to the states.” He was right then; and as I have come to realize, he is right now in concluding that DOMA has to go. If one truly believes in federalism and the primacy of state […]

January 5th, 2009 | Permalink| 10 Comments »

The Impact Of Bob Barr

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Electoral College, McCain, Video

CNN takes a look and discusses what his impact will be. I think Barr could make a big difference in Georgia and other traditional red states like North Carolina, Indiana, Florida and Ohio. Here’s why… Reports show 1 million Democrats have early voted in North Carolina, compared to half a million Republicans. 1.4 million people […]

October 31st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

MSNBC Profiles Bob Barr

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barr, Georgia, New Hampshire, Video

Is Barr this year’s Nader? Probably not because this doesn’t appear to be a close call. However, he could definitely siphon off crucial votes in New Hampshire and Georgia. So, will Barr help bring about an Obama landslide? Tweet

October 28th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Quote Of The Day

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Georgia, McCain

“Senator John McCain will not win Georgia.” – Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr That’s certainly a bold prediction, but let’s remember that Barr represented Georgia’s 7th district from 1995 to 2003, so he may pull support from fiscal conservatives in the state. What’s more, at least one recent poll has shown Obama up by one. […]

October 25th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Bob Barr Talks Russia/Georgia Conflict

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barr, Foreign Policy, Georgia, Russia

And makes a lot of sense… “Obviously, America should encourage both countries to back down and resolve their differences peacefully,” explains Barr. But “the status of South Ossetia, as well as Abkhazia, another Russian-supported separatist zone within Georgia, matters a lot more to Russia, on which the two territories border, than to the U.S. Moreover, […]

August 14th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

GOP Concerned About Georgia

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Democrats, Georgia, Independents, McCain, Polls, Republicans

Why? Two words: Bob Barr. Republican strategists are privately conceding that the GOP could lose Georgia’s 15 presidential electors for the first time since 1992 because of Bob Barr’s ballot position as the Libertarian Party presidential candidate. The most recent Georgia survey by the polling firm Insider Advantage, conducted July 2, shows 46 percent for […]

July 20th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Public Policy Polling: McCain Up By 6 In South Carolina

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Democrats, Independents, McCain, Polls, Republicans, South Carolina

McCain – 45% Obama – 39% Barr – 5% More evidence that solidly red states aren’t nearly as solid this time around. Because while South Carolina went for Bush by 16 points in 2004, now we’re down to single digits. Public Policy Polling shares why Obama is keeping it close… The demographics fueling Obama’s ability […]

July 16th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Zogby: Obama Up By 16 In New Mexico

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Democrats, Independents, McCain, New Mexico, Polls, Republicans

Obama – 49% McCain – 33% Barr – 9% Nader – 2% This is a state that Bush took by only 1% in 2004, and barely lost in 2000. The details… Hispanics for Obama and self-identified libertarians for Barr make McCain a distant second. Hispanics make up 30% of the sample, and they choose Obama […]

July 11th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

McCain Not Treating Barr as a Threat

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Barr, Libertarian, McCain

Will Libertarian Party presidential nominee Bob Barr be a threat to John McCain? Apparently, McCain doesn’t think so. Often, the two major parties will try to deal with third party threats by knocking the third-party challenger off the ballot in as many states as possible. For instance, Democrats tried to block Ralph Nader’s ballot access […]

July 10th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »