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  • Ron Estes is running against Ron Estes

    06/01/2018 3:29:45 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 24 replies
    Wichita Eagle ^ | 6/1/18 | Jonathan Shorman
    U.S. Rep. Ron Estes has a Republican primary opponent. His name is Ron Estes. Ron Estes — not the congressman, the other one — said Thursday he plans to run against the better-known Estes. The nonelected Estes, who filed as Ron M. Estes, lives in Wichita and is a first-time candidate. He said in a statement he is running because “our status quo elected leaders” refuse to represent the congressional district by avoiding town halls and constituents. His campaign website calls him “The Real Ron Estes.”
  • Asheville PD detains person of interest after explosive device left at [N.C.] airport

    10/07/2017 3:47:20 PM PDT · by Hadean · 13 replies
    Fox Carolina ^ | Oct. 07, 2017 | Dal Kalsi and Sierra Hancock
    ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) - Asheville Police said they detained a person of interest after an explosive device was found at the Asheville Regional Airport. Michael Christopher Estes, 46, was detained Saturday morning along Airport Road after federal authorities said a tipster recognized him. Authorities told FOX Carolina that a suspicious device was found on a curb outside the airport's baggage claim area Friday morning. Police later confirmed the package was, in fact, explosive and had been rendered safe by the bomb squad. The airport was briefly evacuated, but the terminal reopened just before 9 a.m. The FBI released a statement about...
  • Republican Wins Kansas Election Seen As Trump Test

    04/11/2017 8:32:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    NBC News ^ | April 11, 2017 | Alex Seitz-Wald
    Republican Ron Estes defeated his Democratic rival in a high-profile special congressional election in Kansas Tuesday that had been seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump. But the narrower-than-expected outcome may worry Republicans across the country as they try to decipher how much Trump's low approval ratings might hurt his party's candidates. Trump and former Rep. Mike Pompeo, who vacated the seat to become CIA director, had both won the district by nearly 30 percentage points in November. But Estes appears to have dramatically underperformed that margin, with early returns showing him leading Democrat James Thompson by just about...
  • Republican holds on in closely-watched Kansas special House election!!!!!

    04/11/2017 8:30:25 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 84 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/12/2017 | Samuel Chamberlain
    Kansas state Treasurer Ron Estes held off a stronger-than-expected challenge from Democratic civil rights attorney James Thompson Tuesday night as the GOP won the first special congressional election since President Trump's inauguration. The election was held to fill the House seat vacated by CIA Director Mike Pompeo, a former three-term representative of Kansas' 4th district. With 94 percent of the precincts reporting, Estes had won 52 percent of the vote to 46 percent for Thompson. The Republican's margin was just under 6,500 votes. By contrast, Pompeo's narrowest victory, in 2014, was by just under 70,000 votes. The race had been...
  • Kansas 4th Congressional District Special Election

    04/11/2017 5:12:46 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 234 replies
    Decision Desk HQ ^ | April 11, 2017
    Poll results are available there. Ron Estes (Republican) James Thompson (Democratic)
  • Kansas closely watched today in first special election under Trump

    04/11/2017 7:15:23 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 18 replies
    HotAir ^ | April 11, 2017 | Andrew Malcolm
    You don’t know Ron Estes? Most people don’t. But President Trump does. In fact, the new president has already recorded a robocall to help Estes win big in today’s special election in Kansas’ Fourth Congressional District. And so has Vice President Mike Pence. And Speaker Paul Ryan is raising money for him. And Sen. Ted Cruz campaigned for the Estes there last night. “Our enemy right now is complacency,” said Cruz. What’s this all about? Well, it’s really a problem of Trump’s own making. The district’s popular congressman, Mike Pompeo, isn’t in Kansas anymore, Toto. Trump snatched him out of...
  • CNBC Exec’s Children Murdered, 1 Day After CNBC Reports $43 Trillion Bankster Lawsuit

    10/27/2012 10:47:23 AM PDT · by opentalk · 73 replies
    Intel Hub ^ | October 26, 2012 | JG Vibes
    This week financial news organization CNBC gave some mainstream attention to the largest money laundering and racketeering lawsuit in United States History, in which “Banksters” and their U.S. racketeering partners are being accused of laundering of 43 trillion dollars worth of ill gotten gains. The lawsuit is said to involve officials located in the highest offices of government and the financial sector. Since this information was surprisingly revealed by the mainstream news organization there has been a very suspicious and deadly fallout at the CNBC headquarters. Within hours the original page for the article was taken down, and CNBC senior...
  • Flamboyant Texas swindler Billie Sol Estes dies

    05/15/2013 8:12:39 AM PDT · by bgill · 25 replies
    yahoo ^ | May 14, 2013 | AP
    Billie Sol Estes, a flamboyant Texas huckster who became one of the most notorious men in America in 1962 when he was accused of looting a federal crop subsidy program, has died. He was 88... One of the strangest episodes in his life involved the death of a U.S. Department of Agriculture official who was investigating Estes just before he was accused in the fertilizer tank case. Henry Marshall's 1961 death was initially ruled a suicide even though he had five bullet wounds. But in 1984, Estes told a grand jury that Johnson had ordered the official killed to prevent...
  • Iran: How Effective Is Ahmadinejad's New Drone? (A: It's lame.)

    08/26/2010 7:10:19 AM PDT · by Dutchgirl · 19 replies
    Time via Yahoo News ^ | 8/25/10 | Mark Thompson
    ...Adds Kenneth Katzman, an Iranian-military expert with the Congressional Research Service: "It is likely to have virtually no actual military value." The gold-colored, 13-ft. (4 m) drone appears to be powered by a single turbojet engine with a 250-lb. (110 kg) bomb slung underneath its belly. It purportedly can carry a bomb weighing up to 450 lb. (200 kg) and has a range of about 600 miles (960 km), which is still short of reaching Israel. The design has left U.S. experts scratching their heads. "Is Estes the prime contractor?" asked one blogger on an aviation website, referring to the...
  • Private undercover team exposes nationwide network of radical, anti-U.S. Islamic centers

    06/13/2007 7:01:28 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 65 replies · 2,966+ views
    Insight Magazine ^ | June 12-18, 2007
    Hundreds of Islamic centers in the United States have become a hot-bed of extremist activity; they promote violence, terrorism and hatred against America. “Our initial investigation has concluded there are between 400 to 500 radical Islamic centers in the U.S.,” said David Gaubatz, the director of counterintelligence and counterterrorism for the Society of Americans for National Existence. “In those places, they preach an extreme version of Islam that says America and the West is the enemy. They espouse violence, hatred and the need for terrorism.” Gaubatz is a former senior U.S. intelligence official, who now works for the Mapping Shari’a...
  • Trustee recalled in Estes Park--refused to say the Pledge

    03/23/2005 7:41:42 AM PST · by GSWarrior · 26 replies · 1,038+ views
    Denver Post ^ | March 23, 2005 | By Monte Whaley
    Estes Park - Voters on Tuesday night recalled a town trustee over his refusal to stand and say the Pledge of Allegiance before board meetings. The vote to boot David Habecker, 59, off the town board was 903-605. Voters also chose 60-year- old businessman Richard Homeier to replace him. The recall election garnered state and national attention. Habecker, an agnostic, claimed saying the phrase "under God" in the Pledge violated the separation of church and state. Habecker, a hotel owner, said the vote was upsetting. "All the things I was taught as a child about this country, including religious tolerance,...
  • Voters recall Pledge objector (Mr. Habecker, refused to stand for the Pledge)

    03/23/2005 10:17:56 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 57 replies · 4,214+ views
    Washington Times ^ | March 24, 2005 | Valerie Richardson
    DENVER -- Voters in Estes Park, Colo., removed town trustee David Habecker from office Tuesday in a recall election that hinged on his refusal to recite the Pledge of Allegiance at town meetings. Mr. Habecker, who lost by a vote of 903-605, said he is considering whether to pursue further legal action to overturn the recall outcome, arguing that the voters had infringed upon his First Amendment rights. A 12-year trustee and self-described agnostic, Mr. Habecker refused to stand for the Pledge because he objects to the words "under God," which he described as unconstitutional and "un-American." "It was a...
  • Colo. judge facing recall for Pledge (board trustee/ agnostic, can be recalled)

    03/02/2005 7:26:38 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 643+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/2/05 | Erin Gartner - AP
    DENVER (AP) - A judge ruled Wednesday that a town can hold a recall election to decide whether to oust a trustee for remaining seated during Pledge of Allegiance at Town Board meetings. U.S. District Judge Edward Nottingham ruled that citizens have a right to disagree with Estes Park Trustee David Habecker and that recall organizers did nothing wrong when they gathered more than 200 signatures supporting the effort. The judge withdrew a temporary injunction that had blocked a recall election that had been scheduled for Feb. 15. The injunction was issued after the trustee filed a lawsuit to stop...
  • Pledge 'under God' uproar dividing Estes residents, recall election date to be set for trustee

    12/09/2004 12:52:41 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 67 replies · 1,484+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | December 9, 2004 | Deborah Frazier
    In Estes Park, there's discomfort on all political sides that the flap over a town trustee's refusal to recite the Pledge of Allegiance is redefining the community. "Estes Park is becoming known as a town that wants to recall someone instead of as a tourist attraction," said Linda Wagner, a 12-year resident.
  • Feds have banned Model Rockets!? (My Title)

    02/26/2003 10:33:57 AM PST · by ItsTheMediaStupid · 169 replies · 2,367+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 2/25/03 | By Jim Banke
    “It is the heart of the problem we face. Because if manufacturers like Estes can’t get rocket motors delivered to stores, the hobby is completely dead,” Van Milligan said. © 2003 All rights reserved
  • New version of the Pakistan Defense Ministry's Ghauri missile launches Saturday...

    06/04/2002 9:42:41 AM PDT · by Registered · 6 replies · 176+ views
    Registered ^ | 06.04.02 | Registered