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  David Cobb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
David Keith Cobb (born December 24, 1962 in San Leon, Texas) is an American ex-lawyer and activist, and was the 2004 presidential candidate of the Green Party of the United States (GPUS).
On January 13, 2004, David Cobb won the first Green primary in the nation, that of the District of Columbia, beating local activist Sheila Bilyeu and several write-in candidates and gaining the early lead in the race for the nomination.
Cobb currently serves as a Fellow with the Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution, and as an organizer with Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County, an organization which some of its own members have taken issue with because its unelected steering commitee does not seek the approval of its membership for its decisions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_Cobb   (1031 words)

  
 David G. Cobb
DAVID G. COBB, who is president and active head of the Fort Scott Wholesale Grocer Company, one of the largest and oldest institutions of its kind in Southeastern Kansas, represents a family that became identified with Bourbon County when the first settlements were being planted there.
David Ransom Cobb, father of David G., was born at Bellows Falls, Vermont, in 1823, was reared and educated in his native town, attended school there, and started life comparatively poor, rising in the scale of success as a result of his honest endeavors.
Cobb is a member and elder in the Presbyterian Church, is a republican in politics and belongs to the Modern Woodmen of America.
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/archives/1918ks/bioc/cobbdg.html   (1016 words)

  
 The Eureka Reporter... Real News by Real People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
David Cobb, the 2004 Green Party presidential candidate is currently driving across the country on a “working vacation.” Along with visiting family, he plans to create support for the Green Party and for recounts of the presidential votes in Nevada, New Mexico and Ohio.
Cobb, who resides in Eureka with his partner, newly elected Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Board Member Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, said the Green Party is growing in the United States despite its political structure which he said does not favor third parties.
Cobb asked for a leave of absence from the law practice where he was working and was denied.
www.eurekareporter.com /Stories/fp-12020406.htm   (845 words)

  
 portland imc - 2006.03.06 - The Mysterious Case of David Cobb
David Cobb has been suspended from practicing law in Texas since 2003, which also happens to be well prior to his resignation as legal counsel for the Green Party of the United States.
David may not be perfect but it is a total mischaracterization to say the Green party or David Cobb told people to vote for Dems.
Cobb's strategy in the last election was clearly disasterous to the Green Party, effectively removing it from that election and probably several yet to come.
portland.indymedia.org /en/2006/03/335218.shtml   (1176 words)

  
 David Cobb Interview
David Cobb is the Green Party's candidate for President in the 2004 election.
David Cobb: I'm running for president as the Green Party candidate to ensure that the only political party that's advancing a genuine progressive agenda has a presidential candidate.
David Cobb: To tell you the truth, based on their comments at the debate a few nights ago, there would be no difference.
www.garlicandgrass.org /issue7/PerfectCircle_DavidCobb.cfm   (2319 words)

  
 Greens For Impact   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We support Cobb because he is unabashedly progressive and is committed to the continued growth of the Green Party United States (GPUS), but also because he understands the importance of, and sets as a priority, the defeat of George W. Bush this November.
Cobb served as General Counsel for the Green Party of the United States; he coordinated Ralph Nader's Texas effort during his bid for President in 2000; and in 2002, he ran for Texas Attorney General.
David Cobb is running more heavily in states that are considered to be "safe," which is to say that the outcome of the vote is predictable, based on history and polling.
www.greensforimpact.com /doc/wdc.cfm   (1026 words)

  
 Politics1 - Guide to the 2004 Green Party Presidential Candidate
Cobb selected her as his VP runningmate on the eve of the Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention.
David Cobb -- a former construction worker and grandson of a Baptist preacher -- was a public interest attorney for the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund in Texas until he launched his Presidential campaign (and moved to California) in September 2003.
Cobb was a leading advocate of the Greens pursuing a "Safe States" strategy in 2004 -- which means that, unlike with Nader in 2000, the Cobb will focus their attempts to win votes only in the states that are not close contests and would not endanger a Democratic national victory over Bush.
www.politics1.com /greens04.htm   (723 words)

  
 Candidate wants to grow Greens without helping Bush win
Cobb is at the center of a heated dispute within the national Green Party that could determine the outcome of the 2004 election.
Cobb's strategy is to concentrate on the 40 or so "safe" states where Bush or a Democrat is likely to win.
Cobb said that if his strategy had been in place in 2000, Al Gore would be president today because Nader would not have siphoned off votes from the Democrats in key states.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /opinion/151740_russell10.html   (726 words)

  
 Cobb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
David Cobb, American lawyer, activist, and presidential candidate.
Stephen G. Cobb, American lawyer and founder of Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm.
Cobb lettuce, a variety of lettuce also known as Boston lettuce.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cobb   (123 words)

  
 North Coast Journal - July 15, 2004: COVER STORY - The Candidate: Will Eureka's David Cobb save the Green Party or ...
Cobb's campaign platform -- aside from working to promote core Green values like ecology, feminism, social justice and electoral reform -- was built on his ideas about the wise use of the Greens' power at the polls in this year.
Cobb's success at the national convention hasn't made much of a dent in his obscurity on the ground locally or statewide, and many -- himself included -- are transferring their efforts away from the Green Party to Nader's independent campaign.
Cobb believes that Kerry is an "incrementally better" candidate than Bush, and he seems to say that a Green Party campaign that works to unseat the incumbent -- rather than simply to win as many votes for itself as it can -- would be a service to the country.
www.northcoastjournal.com /071504/cover0715.html   (2634 words)

  
 Green Party News :: US Greens' David Cobb, Living On Earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cobb is in the running, but he says he's not out to win the presidency.
COBB: Well, I wouldn't say that the Green Party rejected Ralph Nader, so much as the Green Party chose one of its own who was actually seeking the nomination.
COBB: Steve, it's up to John Kerry to campaign in those states, as it is up to John Kerry to campaign in every state to convince voters to vote for him.
web.greens.org /news/displayarticle.php?mediaId=2639   (1129 words)

  
 About David Cobb » Cobb-LaMarche 2004 - Ballot Recount
David Cobb is the Green Party nominee for President in 2004.
David lectures and facilitates "Rethinking Corporations/ Rethinking Democracy" seminars and workshops across the country, which explore the social, legal and historical context of how corporations have become the dominant institution of our times.
David serves on the Steering Committee of Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County, a citizen's group dedicated to contesting and challenging the illegitimate corporate usurpation of our Constitution and our government.
www.iwantmyvote.com /about/david_cobb   (476 words)

  
 All Too Human: David Cobb for President
David Cobb is seeking the Green party nomination this weekend at the Green Party National Convention.
Cobb also believes there is a more responsible way to build the Green Party without risking throwing the election to Bush.
David Cobb: Because my goal is to grow and build the Green Party, not to acquiesce to Democratic Party leadership.
www.alltoohuman.org /blogarchive/000301.html   (517 words)

  
 THE BRAD BLOG: "DAVID COBB: 'The New Voting Rights Movement' and 'Fighting The Corporate Takeover'"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
David Cobb and the Greens are very clear on the vital necessity of public control of corporations.
Cobb states, we can draw strength and inspiration from our own country's history and traditions which, in an honest and healthy condition, were clear in regard to the positions of corporations and public life.
This is David Cobb weighing in on the BradBlogathon.
www.bradblog.com /archives/00001550.htm   (8144 words)

  
 Green Party Presidential Candidate Arrested
David Cobb, the Green Party's presidential candidate, was arrested Friday night, October 8, 2004, in St. Louis for committing civil disobedience to protest the anti-democratic presidential debates which are restricted to participants from two political parties and sponsored by their corporate contributors.
Cobb was arrested shortly after the start of the Washington University debate, one of three sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates, an organization founded and operated by the two old establishment parties.
Cobb was arrested by St. Louis City police officers when he pushed through a line of armed police who were preventing entry to the debate.
www.progress.org /2004/debates08.htm   (700 words)

  
 News 10 Now | 24 Hour Local News | ALL NEWS
David Cobb is a man with a plan.
Cobb plans to only actively campaign in the "safe states"--places where the electoral vote is sure to go to either President Bush or Kerry--so he doesn't "steal" any votes from the Democrats.
Cobb says his agenda includes things like ending the occupation of Iraq, establishing universal healthcare and a living wage, and repealing the Patriot Act.
news10now.com /content/all_news?ArID=24466&SecID=83   (450 words)

  
 Tennessee Independent Media Center: feature/5059   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
David Cobb was one of the many speakers at the conference.
Cobb has been instrumental in educating citizens about the illegitimate seizure of our government and economic institutions by helping design and implement grassroots strategies that exercise democratic power over corporations and our government.
Cobb asked us to have a look at the legacy of our first "democratic" governments where only rich, white men were allowed to vote.
www.tnimc.org /feature/display/5059/index.php   (1573 words)

  
 GPUS 2004 Nominating Convention Description
Camejo and Cobb, as the two main protagonists, were both "on their game." Both came across as articulate and passionate in support of their positions.
David Cobb led with 308 votes, followed by Peter Camejo with 119, Ralph Nader with 117, no nominee with 109, Lorna Salzman with 40, Kent Mesplay with 24 and various other candidates with smaller numbers, including Joann Beeman, a "favorite daughter" and elected drain commissioner from Michigan.
Cobb was holding his own in every state, gaining one, two or three up until Maine, home state of Pat LaMarche, which thrilled the pro-Cobb delegates by going from 7 in the first round to 18 in the second.
www.greens.org /colorado/conventions04/convdescrip.html   (2068 words)

  
 Family History, Cobb Chart 0500 David Cobb and Elizabeth Cobb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1871 Grange Road, Church Knowle, Dorset 10 From Easter 1863 to 1866 David COBB was mentioned in the Church Warden’s accounts in connection with the yearly rate levied from parishioners for the up-keep of the Church.
From Easter 1863 or 1866 David Cobb was mentioned in the Church Warden's accounts in connection with the yearly rate levied from parishioners for the up-keep of the Church.
David's House was rated at £2.0s.0d on which he had to pay 2d a year.
web.ukonline.co.uk /the.nook/charts/cobb500.htm   (675 words)

  
 (DV) Mayer: Cobb's Cool-Aid
Cobb is missing the deadline to get on the ballot in state after state, assuring that he will be on the ballot in many fewer states than the 43 that Nader was on last time.
Cobb’s VP candidate, Pat LaMarche, when campaigning in her home state of Maine, announced at a press conference that she was NOT committed to voting for her running mate, David Cobb, and would vote for Kerry unless Kerry was 70 points ahead in Maine, in which case she could safely vote for Cobb.
This means Cobb will have shrunk the Green Party to 1/10 of its size in terms of votes (Nader received 2.7 million in 2000) and to less than 1/20 of its size in terms of money raised.
www.dissidentvoice.org /Aug04/Mayer0824.htm   (955 words)

  
 MPR: Campaign 2004: David Cobb
David Cobb's candidacy is particularly important for the future of the Green Party in Minnesota.
At the state convention in Bemidji, Cobb outpolled Nader for delegates to the party convention in Milwaukee, which eventually gave its endorsement to Cobb.
Cobb says he's running primarily to ensure the survivability of the "only political party that is calling for an end to war as a foreign policy, advocate for universal health care, advocate for a living wage, publicly fund elections."
minnesota.publicradio.org /collections/special/2004/campaign/president/cobb   (528 words)

  
 The Happy Warrior
Cobb is a 41-year-old lawyer and community organizer who ran for Texas attorney general before moving to Humboldt County, California, ground zero for green-thinking politics.
Cobb playfully ridicules campaign stereotypes with his biographical equivalent of being born in a log cabin.
Cobb used to be a Democrat himself and was a campaign organizer for Jesse Jackson in 1988 and Jerry Brown in 1992.
www.thenation.com /docprint.mhtml?i=20041025&s=greider   (1115 words)

  
 David Cobb - NORML
David Cobb is on record voicing support for the removal of criminal penalties for the possession of marijuana for personal use.
Cobb is on record voicing support for the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Cobb is on record voicing support for allowing farmers to legally cultivate industrial hemp, and opposes any ban on edible hemp-based foods.
www.norml.org /index.cfm?Group_ID=5976&wtm_format=print   (309 words)

  
 NOW with Bill Moyers. Politics & Economy. Third-Party Candidates and Platforms | PBS
David Brancaccio talks to four major third-party candidates about the topics they believe should be part of the national dialogue.
A former construction worker and grandson of a Baptist preacher, David Cobb is the Green Party nominee for President in 2004.
Cobb lectures and facilitates "Rethinking Corporations/Rethinking Democracy" seminars and workshops across the country, which "explore the social, legal and historical context of how corporations have become the dominant institution of our times.
www.pbs.org /now/politics/thirdcandidates.html   (1212 words)

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