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Baber fights for Blair Mountain

At 9:30AM, on Friday, September 30, 2011, Dr. Robert “Bob Henry” Baber, Mountain Party Gubernatorial Candidate, will convene at the Coal Miners’ Memorial, located at the West Virginia Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, for the purpose of making a direct appeal to Alpha Natural Resources. The historically significant request is likely to result [...]

Interviews with candidates for governor: Bob Henry Baber, Mountain Party

BECKLEY — West Virginia has the opportunity to play a role as a major energy producer — either with coal, natural gas or alternative energy sources. What do you see as policy barriers to our further growth as an energy state and does elimination or change to those barriers fit into making West Virginia a [...]

Baber runs for seat as Mountain Party candidate

By David Beard The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. McClatchy-Tribune Information Services Sept. 18–Bob Henry Baber is a storied candidate — literally. He turned his life into a story: “Pure Orange Sunshine.” Baber calls the book a “classic chronicle of sex, drugs, and rock and roll — strike-breaking, strip-mining and hitch-hiking.” It tells the semi-fictional story [...]

Baber: ‘We should be one of the richest states in the nation’

(Source: The Dominion Post (Morgantown, W.Va.))By David Beard, The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. Sept. 18–The Dominion Post talked with Mountain Party gubernatorial candidate Bob Henry Baber about his campaign and his views on issues he would face as governor. Here are his answers. The campaign Baber lumps the two leading candidates together as “Republocrats” who [...]

UPDATE: GOVERNOR CANDIDATE BOB HENRY BABER INJURED IN I-79 CRASH

UPDATE – Bob Henry Baber, the Mountain Party’s candidate for governor, is saying he and his two adult children are bruised, but lucky to be alive, after a collision with a truck on Interstate 79. Baber and his kids, Jackie, 21, and Cody, 19, checked themselves out of Ruby Memorial Hospital on Thursday in hopes [...]

Mtn Party’s Baber objects to exclusion from debate

A third-party candidate for governor in West Virginia is standing firm in his objection to being excluded from a TV debate. The Mountain Party candidate says he is disappointed by the decision of the West Virginia Broadcasters Association. Mountain Party candidate Bob Henry Baber says he stopped by Charleston’s Clay Center, site of Tuesday night’s [...]

Other candidates criticize Tomblin, Maloney

by Ry Rivard Daily Mail Capitol Reporter Tom Hindman Mountain Party candidate Bob Henry Baber says neither Tomblin or Maloney are capable of changing the state. The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor are virtually indistinguishable, Mountain Party candidate Bob Henry Baber said Monday. “Here in West Virginia, the difference between the Democrats and the [...]

Other candidates criticize Tomblin, Maloney

The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor are virtually indistinguishable, Mountain Party candidate Bob Henry Baber said Monday. “Here in West Virginia, the difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is minute,” Baber told the Daily Mail editorial board. Baber’s said he’s not alone in thinking so. He cited the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, [...]

Charleston Gazette interview: Baber and Ingels

Baber Calls for Increase In Resource Severance Rates

WHEELING – Mountain Party candidate Bob Henry Baber believes that with a bevy of natural resources, West Virginia should be among America’s wealthiest states – but instead finds itself “in a three-legged race with Mississippi to see who can be the poorest state in the nation.” Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, who took office after [...]