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Avon Donating Member (5 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-23-06 06:17 PM
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30. Maybe now is the time to stop her in her NY Primary?
As a New Yorker, I've been looking hard at the alternatives to Hillary. (Since 9/11, I've given up on hoping that she'll start representing me and my values.)

So I can't help being impressed by Jonathan Tasini. (See tasinifornewyork.org if you want to know why.) The man is politically experienced, wonderfully articulate, and completely straightforward about what he is for. And that is progressive ideas and values.

On Daily Kos today, he waded courageously into the Israel-Palestine-Corrie issues. Not only was he clear about what needs to happen regarding Israeli policy if all parties (including the U.S.) have any hope of moving forward together, but he was just as clear about what issues he wasn't going to try to address at the moment. No easy answers, no cure-all, no papering over conflicts and difficulties - just good solid movement toward peace and justice, with an appropriately supportive U.S. role. What a refreshing change!

So I'm encouraging every Dem who knows me to vote for Tasini over Clinton. With lots of support and a little luck we won't have Hillary to kick around anymore ...
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  -Why is Hillary raising money for her Senate run in Kansas City & St Louis? Tom Rinaldo  Mar-23-06 04:11 PM   #0 
  - Probably to counter the anti-Hillary GOP funraisers across the country.  AtomicKitten   Mar-23-06 04:14 PM   #1 
  - I think she needs money to defend herself, certainly...  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-23-06 04:19 PM   # 
     - I can't explain the strategy.  AtomicKitten   Mar-23-06 04:29 PM   #15 
  - hey, it is what they do. Both sides.  rodeodance   Mar-23-06 04:14 PM   #2 
  - Because she can and they all do.  saracat   Mar-23-06 04:14 PM   #3 
  - Not enough New Democrats in New York?  HereSince1628   Mar-23-06 04:15 PM   #4 
  - Local newspapers run this article often.  onehandle   Mar-23-06 04:16 PM   #5 
  - $40K is nothing  KurtNYC   Mar-23-06 04:18 PM   #6 
  - does he seriously? how can he do that?  Stephanie   Mar-23-06 04:20 PM   #8 
     - He just asks -- plenty of the other ones do to  KurtNYC   Mar-23-06 04:35 PM   #19 
  - Cause Hill just loves the Blues?  incapsulated   Mar-23-06 04:19 PM   #7 
  - this really isn't all that unusual  WI_DEM   Mar-23-06 04:21 PM   #9 
  - Fifty. Million. Dollars.  incapsulated   Mar-23-06 04:23 PM   #11 
  - does she have to keep the funds separate?  Stephanie   Mar-23-06 04:28 PM   #13 
     - Yes she can!  incapsulated   Mar-23-06 04:30 PM   #16 
     - No any "leftovers" form the Senate race can be rolled over to the  karynnj   Mar-23-06 04:53 PM   #25 
  - I understand that, but most of them actually NEED the money  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-23-06 04:27 PM   #12 
  - Was she actually raising dough for her Senate run, or for HILLPAC?  MADem   Mar-23-06 04:22 PM   #10 
  - Well the story said her Senate Campaign:  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-23-06 04:31 PM   #17 
  - Yeah, but if it was at a PRIVATE home, how the hell do they really know?  MADem   Mar-23-06 04:41 PM   #20 
     - Very likely, a private home is not exactly the same  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-23-06 04:45 PM   #23 
  - HillPac has done very little fund raising  karynnj   Mar-23-06 04:56 PM   #27 
  - because she thinks she has a rendezvous with destiny...when in fact  BlueManDude   Mar-23-06 04:29 PM   #14 
  - maybe, maybe not  AtomicKitten   Mar-23-06 04:33 PM   #18 
  - My money is on the fellow in your sig line.  MidwestTransplant   Mar-23-06 04:41 PM   #21 
  - mine too!!!  AtomicKitten   Mar-23-06 04:50 PM   #24 
     - Me too! I love AL!  Stephanie   Mar-23-06 08:01 PM   #33 
        - President Gore!  mtnsnake   Mar-23-06 08:55 PM   #38 
  - You can't have it both ways on this  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-23-06 04:41 PM   #22 
     - I don't think I'm having it both ways.  AtomicKitten   Mar-23-06 04:56 PM   #26 
        - I think the point that Tom is making..  incapsulated   Mar-23-06 05:07 PM   #28 
           - I agree...  Totally Committed   Mar-23-06 05:13 PM   #29 
           - I guess I don't see this as an either/or proposition.  AtomicKitten   Mar-23-06 06:31 PM   #32 
  - Maybe now is the time to stop her in her NY Primary?  Avon   Mar-23-06 06:17 PM   #30 
  - I don't think that's a viable option.  AtomicKitten   Mar-23-06 06:28 PM   #31 
     - The odds of picking her off are very slim indeed but  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-23-06 08:36 PM   #34 
  - Hillary will kick ass  MODemocrat   Mar-23-06 08:46 PM   #36 
  - There's more than enough money to go around.  Placebo   Mar-23-06 08:40 PM   #35 
  - Keep in mind that any money she raises now with the assumption  wisteria   Mar-23-06 08:52 PM   #37 
     - This is her top Republican challenger for the Senate at the moment  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-23-06 08:55 PM   #39 
 

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