Well, one good thing about GAWNEWS….we don’t have “RUMOR MILL” threads.

On the other hand,  Goliath suffers from necrotic brain tissue dysfunction.   Sorry folks….there are stories out there….but some (many) so disgusting don’t even want to go into it.

For the time being,  Goliath announces  a FACT.  Brian Meyer running for Sheriff. He will be awesome if Clark County would just see fit to elect him.

8 comments for “Well, one good thing about GAWNEWS….we don’t have “RUMOR MILL” threads.

  1. Jorge
    October 22, 2013 at 9:27 am

    Good man, but he won’t beat Mac Spainhour.

  2. Southern Belle
    October 22, 2013 at 8:47 pm

    Mac is a very good guy but running under a Third Party moniker is big mistake.

    Initially, factor into the political equation
    the tremendous, expanded support
    from the others running with you
    from your party.
    This generates
    a lot of straight ticket voting
    or near straight ticket voting
    on both sides
    for various moral, ideological,
    and issue oriented
    Many persons whom believe in their party
    or know about candidates that are on the ballot,
    or whom believe strongly in the principles
    of that particular party,
    vote for a straight or nearly straight ticket.
    They may scratch for one or two of their party’s
    nominees, but statistically these person
    may just not vote in a particular race
    or may vote for an alternative.
    It takes a supremely strong, well organized candidate
    against weak candidates of both parties to then become competitive in this manner.
    In 2014 most likely the both the Democrat nominee
    and the Republican nominee
    will have gone through a primary vetting process
    and will both be very good selections.
    One initial problem with
    a Third Party entry’s
    candidacy is that
    it effectively limits that person’s access
    to the total vote significantly.
    The straight ticket or near straight ticket vote
    (“preponderance voters”)
    will acquire a very high percentage
    of the total votes cast in a particular race.
    Traditionally, this means that the percentage
    of votes that are “left” to be chased by the three candidates is generally around 35-40% or less of the total vote.
    IF the Third party candidate can get even 40%
    of those votes, he or she is at a starting point of around 16%.

    Usually, in races around the country
    in stable states like Indiana,
    that total is considerably less.
    Most likely, in a Clark County Sheriff’s race,
    with even a very good candidate like Mac, it could be in the 3-6% range of the total vote cast.

  3. Lono, Curse of
    October 22, 2013 at 10:29 pm

    The Noted Rascal Pesty,
    just back from a secret op in the Mid-East,
    posted on the CCC:

  4. Lono, Curse of
    October 22, 2013 at 10:34 pm

    GAW NEWS !
    Court Rules Probable-Cause Warrant Required for GPS Trackers
    By Kim Zetter

  5. Lono, Curse of
    October 22, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    An appellate court has finally supplied an answer to an open question left dangling by the Supreme Court in 2012: Do law enforcement agencies need a probable-cause warrant to affix a GPS tracker to a target’s vehicle?

    “Today’s decision is a victory for all Americans because it ensures that the police cannot use powerful tracking technology without court supervision and a good reason to believe it will turn up evidence of wrongdoing,” said ACLU attorney Catherine Crump in a statement. “These protections are important because where people go reveals a great deal about them, from who their friends are, where they visit the doctor and where they choose to worship.”

    It’s the first appeals court ruling in the wake of United States v. Jones, a Supreme Court case involving a convicted drug dealer. In that case, the Supreme Court justices ruled in January 2012 that law enforcement’s installation of a GPS device on a target’s vehicle constituted a search under the Fourth Amendment. The justices declined to rule at the time, however, on whether such a search was unreasonable and therefore required a warrant.

  6. Lono, Curse of
    October 22, 2013 at 11:16 pm

    Speaking of politics,
    a photo to fire up Goliath
    and brighten his day:

  7. Lono, Curse of
    October 22, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    GAW News Update!
    As Uncle Bill would say….heh…heh…heh…
    🙂 🙂 “)
    To find out, click on:

  8. jfstw58
    October 29, 2013 at 10:34 am

    I agree….. When comparing the candidates side-by-side, I too believe that he has the credentials and experience that stand out the most among a solid field. Everyone in this race should at the very bare minimum be a genuine person of character with a solid law enforcement career to boot, but this position and the voters will ask for much more than that. All four of the current candidates have these qualities, but if that was all it took, then so many more officers from around the County would run. They aren’t. They don’t.

    It requires a thorough working knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of the Sheriff’s Office, which can only be gained one way…… Experience. Meyer has held nearly every position there, from Jail Commander all the way up to Captain and most everything in-between. Watching former Sheriffs day-to-day in the position that he is running for will serve him very well if elected. He has worked directly for and with the last three Sheriffs…. Mike Becher, Dean Marble, and Danny Rodden. I’m sure he observed the details of the position, what works, and what the major challenges are. One of the most critically important roles of the Sheriff’s Office is running the County Jail, and Becher hired and quickly put Meyer in charge of running the jail that now has Becher’s name on the front of it. Now as a Captain he works administratively inside the Sheriff’s Office while still keeping a solid pulse on the happenings in the community and on the streets of Clark County has he is very easy to spot in uniform while on-duty.

    I think this County understands and wouldn’t argue that there are good candidates trying for this position. The main difference is that most are doing what they can to promise that they can figure out what needs to be done to best represent the Sheriff’s Office and Clark County. However, on election day I feel the County should and will feel most comfortable with the person who already knows what to do, how to do it, and will be ready to go from day one based on experience.

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