Friday, August 3, 2012
Jim Gray shares his views on jobs, taxes and a hot social issue
After Libertarian vice-presidential candidate Jim Gray addressed supporters at Dean's Greenhouse in Westlake Friday evening, he took some time to expand on some of the issues with Westlake Patch. Check out the video for what he said about how the Libertarian plan to abolish the income tax will help the economy, what he thinks is wrong with Washington and how he and running mate Gary Johnson will change things, and where he stands on gay marriage.
Jim Gray rallies the Libertarian faithful in stop in Westlake
Jim Gray didn't mince words at Friday evening's appearance in Westlake. Devoted Libertarians aren't enough. Not if they want Gray, the Libertarian Party's vice-presidential candidate, and running mate Gary Johnson to win the White House in November. Gray addressed about two dozen people at Dean's Greenhouse in Westlake, the first stop on a campaign swing for him through the midwest this weekend. The serene garden setting was a contrast to the passion in his speech to the crowd. When Gray agreed to join Johnson's campaign, he said, he did so on the condition that they campaign to win. And winning didn't mean moral victories, it meant going toe-to-toe with President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. To do that, Gray said, …
Judge Jim Gray to endorse a gay marriage initiative in Ohio
Libertarian Party vice-presidential nominee Jim Gray will make a campaign stop in Westlake Friday evening as part of a midwest swing. Gray will do a fundraiser and meet-and-greet at Dean's Greenhouse, located at 3984 Porter Road in Westlake. This will be Gray's only stop in Northeast Ohio. Gray is running with Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson. He served as a trial judge in Orange County, Calif., for 27 years. He served as a defense attorney in the Navy JAG and was a federal prosecutor. Gray is an advocate for reforming drug laws, including regulating marijuana production and consumption similar to how wine is handled. Westlake Patch will be covering tonight's event and will have complete coverage later.
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Crowd of 500 greets speakers
Perhaps it was 95-degree weather or being smack in the middle of a holiday weekend, but the Tea Party Express, in its only Ohio stop, drew just a few hundred people to its “pre-game” event, despite predictions by local politicos that the event would draw up to 5,000. Speakers featured “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher, Mrs. Ohio and Claver Kamau-Imani, a conservative black Republican who spearheads Raging Elephants. The three were part of a group that spoke to a docile audience that preceded the 5 p.m. arrival of the Tea Party Express. No protestors arrived to protest the event at All Pro Frieght Stadium. Speakers earned polite applause. Joe the Plumber, who gained notoriety during the 2008 presidential election after he was videotaped …