He will follow up that evening with an “announcement event” at the UNO Thompson Center.
You will remember that Maxwell changed his party registration to “Independent” back in 2013 to prep for a bid against Lee Terry in 2014. In the end, he decided not to run — though he held back on “endorsing” Terry — and had announced that he would run for the GOP nomination in 2016.
Since then, Maxwell has been speaking to Republican groups, but did have a dust-up with the Sarpy County GOP’s Jerry Anderson, who said…
“I don’t consider him to ‘really’ to be a Republican. He changed (his party affiliation) then so that he could run as a Nonpartisan or Independent. He is another Brad Ashford that was a Registered Republican, Independent and now a Democrat.”
The question now is, will Maxwell run what some would call a “serious” campaign? Will he be raising big money, have a serious staff and make it a real race between him and Don Bacon?
While Bacon hasn’t produced stunning financial reports, he has made it clear that he will be a very competitve candidate against anyone in the GOP primary, and against Brad Ashford. He has secured major endorsements, has an experienced campaign manager and has thus far run a pretty flawless roll-out and campaign.
Will Maxwell do the same?
Or will it be shoe-string?
On this Carl Curtis open comment Friday, you can hear a short clip from an interview on the Adam Carolla Show podcast this week. Adam was interviewing John and Morgan Langley from the show COPS, and they discussed the shooting death of sound engineer Bryce Dion at the Dodge Street Wendy’s in Omaha last year.
I wasn’t sure if that full story had ever been printed, so I asked permission from Carolla’s peeps to put up the segment.
You can hear it here:
You can hear the entire episode which includes the interview with the Langleys by clicking here.
A long time reader wanted to note this one:
And this one via The Facebook is clever:
And…I’m just going to spoil it for you.
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