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Two debate for Guv tonight–no Perdue, though

Apparently Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bev Perdue melts if she participates in more than five debates. Tonight on WUNC TV, she will not take the stage with Republican Pat McCrory and Libertarian Mike Munger because she had committed to only five debates and tonight’s would make six. It makes sense: McCrory and Munger have more fiscal […]

By |September 24th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Chris Cole: the other senate candidate

There’s Republican Elizabeth Dole and Democrat Kay Hagen running for the senate. But there’s also a third candidate, Christopher Cole of Huntersville. Read a Libertarian’s view on the current economic crisis:

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By |September 22nd, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Mint Hill group gathers for Obama

Leaning left this political season? A group is gathering at Jimmies Restaurant in Mint Hill next weekend and will organize a day of knocking on doors for Barack Obama. Their goal is 100,000 knocks.
This is our time and THIS is our moment. It’s time for a CHANGE–and this is the weekend that will bring us […]

By |September 21st, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Myrick kicks off campaign Saturday in Matthews

Rep. Sue Myrick officially kicks off her campaign at the Reid House in Matthews, 12-1:30 pm Saturday with an an old-fashioned, family-friendly BBQ and stump speech. Myrick is running against Democrat Harry Taylor and Libertarian Andy Grum. She will also be honored by Sangrock Black Belt World Tae Kwon Do School for her service to […]

By |September 18th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments

Myrick’s for electric and hydrogen powered cars

It wasn’t long ago you couldn’t find a Republican who publicly supported electric or hydrogen powered cars. Not so any more. From John McCain down the line, Republicans openly support alternative energy sources and believe the U.S. needs to wean itself off oil. Sue Myrick’s press release today:
I applaud the Governor for pledging to use […]

By |September 15th, 2008|Politics 2008, Transportation|0 Comments

Dist. 103 candidate ready to roll

[singlepic=93,270,210,,right]Last November, independent candidate Mark Brody set out to collect 2,000 signatures needed to his name on the ballot for state house District 103. Incumbent Jim Gulley, who has served seven terms representing Mint Hill, Matthews, and some of Charlotte, narrowly defeated Republican challengers Larry Hale and Edy Brotherton. Through hours of leg work, Brody got the signatures to get on the ballot. Now the fun begins.

On Friday, Paul Kanitz (left) allowed Brody to put the first sign of the campaign in his front yard in Mint Hill.

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By |September 7th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments