Rev. Greg Seltzer, the national chairman of the Prohibition Party has announced he will seek the party’s 2016 nomination for president at its convention next year. He has asked longtime activist and former Thompson Township, Fulton County, PA Tax Assessor Jim Hedges to be his running mate.
Seltzer is a retired history professor from Maryland who currently works as a Presbyterian Minister. He took over as chairman earlier this year when Rev. Toby Davis, the 2012 vice presidential nominee, stepped down due to his busy schedule. Davis later accepted the position of vice chairman. Continue Reading
Even though he never even intended to cross the border, U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi has been held captive in a Mexican prison for the past four months. He is charged with violating that nation’s draconian gun laws, simply because he had guns in his vehicle when he made a wrong turn on a southern California road. Mum on the entire situation, the White House seems content with allowing Tahmooressi to remain captive in Mexico, despite clear evidence of injustice and reports of severe mistreatment. With government unwilling to act, private citizens must step up to free Tahmooressi. Someone with the power to do so should act, as industrialist Ross Perot did 35 years ago in funding and organizing a mission to free two Americans unjustly held captive in Iran at the start of the Iranian Revolution. Continue Reading