Bob Auerbach didn't expect to win Maryland's 5th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, but he went out to the Greenbelt Community Center polling station Tuesday with hope that his issues will one day win.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Greenbelt resident and Green Party nominee Bob Auerbach said no to a military ribbon-cutting celebration Thursday, Rep. Steny Hoyer, Democrat and incumbent, went.
Ninety-two-year-old Greenbelt, MD, resident and Green Party nominee for Congress Bob Auerbach says he turned down an invitation to the Naval Surface Warfare Center's ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, calling "energetics" a euphemism for military weapons development. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), the incumbent in Maryland's 5th District, attended the ceremony. The center is celebrating the opening of its new energetics systems and technology lab building. But Auerbach, a lifelong peace advocate, sees no cause for rejoicing. Energetics is not a term that he embraces. “The word ‘energetics’ is a euphemism for military weapons development,” said Auerbach. The warfare center's website provides its own description, stating, “'Energetic systems' …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Bob Auerbach says some people retire to resort spots and spend all their money on themselves, but he gets his kicks helping the poor and working for peace.
Ninety-two-year-old Greenbelt resident Bob Auerbach is not seeking a retired life—instead he is running for the U.S. House of Representatives on Maryland's Green Party ticket. Following the Maryland State Board of Elections' recent announcement that the Libertarian and Green parties are once again certified as political parties in Maryland, Auerbach is back on the ballot and campaign trail. Some people retire to resort spots and spend all their money on themselves, but that's not how he gets his kicks, according to Auerbach. He said that he prefers "helping out poor people and working for peace and disarmament." With Auerbach in the 5th Congressional District race are Democrat Steny Hoyer, Republican Anthony O' Donnell and Libertarian …