Tag Archives: Bill White

Texas: A Democrat, a Libertarian and a Green walk into a room…

Ciara O’Rourke in the Austin American-Statesman:

True to his word, GOP Gov. Rick Perry did not attend Tuesday night’s gubernatorial debate in Austin. He’d earlier said he wouldn’t gab toe-to-toe with Democratic nominee Bill White until White released more tax returns from his stints in public posts.

Unsilenced, White, Libertarian candidate Kathie Glass and Green Party candidate Deb Shafto did their best to craft a lively hour, making some statements along the way that we’ve previously checked.… Read more ...

Kinky Friedman To Endorse Kathie Glass for TX Governor

Sorry Woodrow. The Texas Tribune reports:

Iconic Texas entertainer and perennial politician Kinky Friedman plans to endorse Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Kathie Glass, which presents him with a problem: “I already said I would endorse Woodrow the dog,” he explains. “He’ll have to be my animal endorsement, and Kathie will be my human endorsement.”

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Doing the Right Thing For All The Wrong Reasons?

From the Austin-American Statesman:

The initial invitation to the Oct. 19 debate said participation would be allowed for all gubernatorial candidates who met a 10 percent threshold in a survey done for the newspapers. The participating papers in the survey — released Sunday — are the American-Statesman, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Antonio Express-News and Houston Chronicle.

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Kathie Glass: Rick Perry’s Worst Nightmare?

According to the Houston Chronicle (Texas’ largest newspaper), she just might be. An excerpt:

The real potential for Glass is that her message of stark government downsizing will steal votes from Perry.

In the 1990 governor’s race, where many voters were disgusted with the Republican candidates, Libertarian Jeff Daiell won almost 4 percent of the ballots.

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American nazi parties: Bill White convicted on 4 of 7 counts; other factions squabble among themselves

For background, see American National Socialist Workers Party commander Bill White on trial in federal court for intimidation. WSLS reports:

Self-proclaimed white supremacist Bill White is convicted on four of the seven charges against him and is acquitted of the remaining three.

A federal jury found White guilty of three counts that he made threats to harm particular people.… Read more ...

American National Socialist Workers Party commander Bill White on trial in federal court for intimidation

Posted at Roanoake.com By Dan Casey:

One of the best shows in town these days is the federal criminal trial of a racist crank who is charged with threatening various people all over the North American continent.

The defendant is one of Roanoke’s low-rent landlords, William A. White. He’s also the narcissistic costume-Nazi “commander” of the American National Socialist Workers Party.… Read more ...