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zulchzulu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-21-07 12:08 AM
Response to Reply #117
122. I can see by Edwards supporters are outraged
Edited on Sat Apr-21-07 12:09 AM by zulchzulu
These kind of rumors slip out and not many people get the retractions or corrections. I'm doing some grassroots stuff for Obama tomorrow and it will be interesting to see how this story sticks... I'll make sure to correct whoever trashes Edwards for this sorry tale.

This kind of crap is bound to happen to any candidate and we need to stay above board...

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  -Edwards campaign pays for haircuts, but stiffs NOLA small businesses KamaAina  Apr-20-07 02:07 PM   #0 
  - wait! Give someone time to come up with something Hillary or Obama did to match this.  wyldwolf   Apr-20-07 02:09 PM   #1 
  - If you don't think that it's a big deal that Sen. Clinton stabs people with screwdrivers  Telly Savalas   Apr-20-07 09:27 PM   #69 
  - sounds like bullshit to me.  endarkenment   Apr-20-07 02:09 PM   #2 
  - A post downthread seems to say that some subcontractors remain unpaid  struggle4progress   Apr-20-07 08:52 PM   #52 
  - I'm sure it's a bureacratic screw up.  ThomCat   Apr-20-07 02:10 PM   #3 
  - I had no problem  gaspee   Apr-20-07 02:13 PM   #4 
  - "Swindled"?  aquart   Apr-20-07 02:13 PM   #5 
  - I have no candidate at present  KamaAina   Apr-20-07 02:16 PM   #6 
  - Do you know much about the blogger?  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 02:18 PM   #9 
  - I have indeed. He often exposes corruption within NOLA city government.  KamaAina   Apr-20-07 02:25 PM   #10 
     - If he's such a good guy, why didn't he use his information as leverage...  ClassWarrior   Apr-20-07 10:24 PM   #91 
  - Well, you can understand why I doubt that.  aquart   Apr-21-07 12:27 AM   #129 
  - Campaigns are notoriously slow to pay (if they pay at all)  Jeff In Milwaukee   Apr-20-07 02:17 PM   #8 
  - Yep, I agree with your take on it, and the one upthread.  MADem   Apr-20-07 03:00 PM   #14 
  - It  Big Pappa   Apr-20-07 08:56 PM   #54 
  - Rep. David Bonior is Edwards' campaign manager. He's very pro-labor.  w4rma   Apr-20-07 02:16 PM   #7 
  - Pro-labor.  Clark2008   Apr-20-07 09:13 PM   #60 
  - Gee, Why Don't We Just Buy The Guy A Set Of Horns & Send Him Off To  ChiciB1   Apr-20-07 02:42 PM   #11 
  - Better yet, why don't we try and get this resolved?  KamaAina   Apr-20-07 02:47 PM   #12 
  - Before being so hurt, do you know if there's no truth in this? because if there is  The Count   Apr-20-07 03:17 PM   #17 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-20-07 05:04 PM   #30 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-20-07 05:57 PM   #34 
     - For The Record... I AM Not The Person Who Posted Anything Since  ChiciB1   Apr-20-07 09:11 PM   #58 
     - Sure, ask the poster to prove a negative. That's pretty slimy.  ClassWarrior   Apr-20-07 09:54 PM   #78 
  - Maybe there's a reason that it hasn't hit the mainstream NOLA press .  PA Democrat   Apr-20-07 02:49 PM   #13 
  - Or, maybe, it's a little guy who didn't want to trumpet this - just to get paid  The Count   Apr-20-07 03:19 PM   #18 
     - OK. You convinced me. Let's hang Edwards based  PA Democrat   Apr-20-07 03:25 PM   #20 
        - This is not a hanging. Many stories cleared here. This may too. But with facts  The Count   Apr-20-07 04:00 PM   #25 
  - I am sure soon enough someone will demand that you apologize for this  The Count   Apr-20-07 03:00 PM   #15 
  - You are, like the zombie blogger, assuming guilt.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:09 PM   #105 
  - Count, read this. The company was paid. by Edwards.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:43 PM   #110 
  - This is just nasty crap by people who want to dis Edwards! I am really tired of this  saracat   Apr-20-07 03:16 PM   #16 
  - Straight from the blogger's mouth...  KamaAina   Apr-20-07 03:22 PM   #19 
     - And I should believe there is no malice in this posting why?  saracat   Apr-20-07 03:31 PM   #21 
        - So our candidates can do no wrong. Nice.  Katzenkavalier   Apr-20-07 03:51 PM   #22 
        - That's exactly what the other side say about their own......  FrenchieCat   Apr-20-07 03:55 PM   #23 
        - Considering he says the companies involved...  CarolNYC   Apr-20-07 08:40 PM   #51 
           - You think it is ok for a business owner to out a so-called client at DU?  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 09:40 PM   #74 
              - I have no problem  CarolNYC   Apr-20-07 09:54 PM   #79 
                 - Lucky for me?? I did not post this crap.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 10:04 PM   #89 
  - oh, gimme a break. IF this is true it's cuz someone lost the paperwork  orangepeel68   Apr-20-07 03:56 PM   #24 
  - This SNAFU would be a bit iffier than the hair one. Because the rich hairdresser  The Count   Apr-20-07 04:03 PM   #26 
  - I was a paid part-time staffer for my district's Democratic  sueh   Apr-20-07 04:16 PM   #27 
  - That makes a lot of sense - and if anything, I hope those poor people finally  The Count   Apr-20-07 06:55 PM   #41 
  - Same experience here  CookCountyResident   Apr-21-07 08:27 AM   #134 
  - DU....stands for Dig Up dirt about Edwards and post it quickly.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 04:36 PM   #28 
  - Yes, cuz you gotta figure someone called "The American Zombie" has scads of credibility.  ClassWarrior   Apr-20-07 05:02 PM   #29 
  - His credibility is vouched by one of DU's original members.  The Count   Apr-20-07 06:57 PM   #42 
     - Is that sorta like "some people say?"  ClassWarrior   Apr-20-07 09:56 PM   #80 
  - Another attack on Edwards on the Greatest Page. Outrageous.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 05:28 PM   #31 
  - Sucks don't it....  SaveElmer   Apr-20-07 05:36 PM   #33 
  - HA HA HAAAAAAAAAAA!!!  bling bling   Apr-20-07 06:31 PM   #38 
  - It's the troll magnet effect....  guruoo   Apr-20-07 11:35 PM   #107 
  - Time for another donation to Edwards. DU is the attack Edwards zone.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 05:30 PM   #32 
  - Great idea! Donate to John Edwards!  ultraist   Apr-20-07 09:39 PM   #73 
     - Thanks. Excellent idea. With all these attacks, JE is going to...  ClassWarrior   Apr-20-07 09:58 PM   #82 
  - Maybe Trippi can clear it up....  zulchzulu   Apr-20-07 06:01 PM   #35 
  - Wow 10 votes on the greatest page for an attack Edwards without proof post.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 06:01 PM   #36 
  - This thread should be locked. I'm alerting. Please do so as well. This is not what DU wants to be.  chimpymustgo   Apr-20-07 06:20 PM   #37 
  - What does DU want to be?  The Count   Apr-20-07 06:53 PM   #40 
  - Apalling, isn't it?  wyldwolf   Apr-20-07 06:57 PM   #43 
     - So you are saying this is payback to Edwards because some here attack Hillary?  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 07:15 PM   #44 
     - Did I even IMPLY that??? Is the OP or anyone piling on in this thread Clinton or DLC supporters?  wyldwolf   Apr-20-07 07:32 PM   #47 
     - Well,  CarolNYC   Apr-20-07 09:11 PM   #57 
  - Anyway, here's the Harry Shearer article the blogger refers to  The Count   Apr-20-07 06:50 PM   #39 
  - Kicky.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 07:27 PM   #45 
  - Why are you doing this?  Katzenkavalier   Apr-20-07 07:30 PM   #46 
     - Maybe someone will realize the onslaught of Edwards attackers  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 07:33 PM   #48 
        - Um... I haven't been contacted by anyone to say what I do  Clark2008   Apr-20-07 09:20 PM   #62 
           - No, it is being organized elsewhere. Just like in 04.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 09:27 PM   #68 
           - I don't believe that  guruoo   Apr-21-07 12:18 AM   #126 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-20-07 08:02 PM   #49 
  - Did you contract with the Edwards campaign or with Sausage?  struggle4progress   Apr-20-07 08:38 PM   #50 
  - Welcome to DU!  Katzenkavalier   Apr-20-07 09:06 PM   #55 
  - Just a tip  ultraist   Apr-20-07 09:22 PM   #64 
  - Have you phoned the campaign?  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 09:23 PM   #65 
  - I never heard of a business coming to DU to ask to contact a customer.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 09:26 PM   #66 
  - Coming to DU asking for payment  ultraist   Apr-20-07 09:32 PM   #71 
     - I alerted.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 09:36 PM   #72 
  - I will bet the Sausage Company loves you right now.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 09:50 PM   #75 
  - this sort of thing is usually just typical mistakes  AliceBlitzstein   Apr-20-07 08:55 PM   #53 
  - I agree Alice ... and WELCOME to DU!  SaveOurDemocracy   Apr-20-07 10:10 PM   #90 
  - What amazes me...  CarolNYC   Apr-20-07 09:07 PM   #56 
  - More of the same bad judgment we keep seeing from this  Clark2008   Apr-20-07 09:11 PM   #59 
  - The problem is people believing and spreading LIES. Check the mirror  chimpymustgo   Apr-21-07 09:20 AM   #138 
  - Total BS!  ultraist   Apr-20-07 09:15 PM   #61 
  - Maybe your boss should postpone your paycheck for 3 months....  The Count   Apr-20-07 10:51 PM   #97 
     - So you are also going on rumor.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:03 PM   #101 
        - I am assessing Edwards supporters attitude about this. So far I have no reason  The Count   Apr-20-07 11:53 PM   #116 
           - Well, I just posted a happy ending. Read it.  madfloridian   Apr-21-07 12:21 AM   #128 
              - Well done madfloridian  tkmorris   Apr-21-07 01:42 AM   #132 
  - $400 haircuts are justified in the TWO America's system.  fuzzyball   Apr-20-07 09:21 PM   #63 
  - Please tell me how much I'm allowed to spend on my hair  ultraist   Apr-20-07 09:27 PM   #67 
  - Hillary Clinton's $1500 Haircuts were expensed to her Campaign. That's your contributions she used.  w4rma   Apr-20-07 09:27 PM   #70 
  - BOGUS !!!  SaveOurDemocracy   Apr-20-07 09:51 PM   #76 
  - Hideous indeed!  ultraist   Apr-20-07 09:53 PM   #77 
  - Worse than a shame, downright disgusting ...  SaveOurDemocracy   Apr-20-07 10:00 PM   #85 
     - There are a whole bunch of people who post nothing but negative comments about Democrats.  w4rma   Apr-20-07 10:03 PM   #88 
  - Subcontractor. That makes sense. Edwards paid the contractor. The contractor hasn't paid the sub.  w4rma   Apr-20-07 09:58 PM   #81 
  - Worst Thread......Ever eom  KingofNewOrleans   Apr-20-07 09:59 PM   #83 
  - Wasn't it a contractor who did not make the payment?  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 09:59 PM   #84 
  - And will you apologize if it turns out not to be true?  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 10:01 PM   #86 
  - EXACTLY ... PURE! UNADULTERATED! BULLSHIT!!  SaveOurDemocracy   Apr-20-07 10:02 PM   #87 
  - The blogger has posted and is very angry that we here are upset.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 10:33 PM   #92 
  - Here's the blogger's comment about Edwards...comparing him to Bush.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 10:36 PM   #93 
  - And he still hasn't mentioned that the biz wasn't contracted by the Edwards campaign.  w4rma   Apr-20-07 10:43 PM   #94 
  - How do you know that?  seasonedblue   Apr-20-07 10:45 PM   #96 
     - The subcontractor apparantly posted here on DU noting specifically that the blogger neglected  w4rma   Apr-20-07 10:52 PM   #98 
        - Ok, I didn't see that  seasonedblue   Apr-20-07 11:01 PM   #100 
           - see post 76 ;o)  SaveOurDemocracy   Apr-20-07 11:03 PM   #102 
              - Oops...  seasonedblue   Apr-20-07 11:05 PM   #103 
  - I posted over there ...  SaveOurDemocracy   Apr-20-07 10:44 PM   #95 
  - I did also. (nt)  w4rma   Apr-20-07 10:53 PM   #99 
  - Why didn't the vendor at least get a courtesy call from the campaign in return?  CookCountyResident   Apr-21-07 08:35 AM   #135 
  - 3:07 Saturday afternoon...approx.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:07 PM   #104 
  - I have done some research on the issue  KingofNewOrleans   Apr-20-07 11:34 PM   #106 
  - Thank you. I was having no luck.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:40 PM   #108 
     - To reiterate for the OP....Sausage Software was paid.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:42 PM   #109 
     - I just can't bring myself to "fight for" someone who pays $400 for their haircuts.  Clarkie1   Apr-20-07 11:44 PM   #111 
        - I have emailed this thread to someone with the Edwards' campaign.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:48 PM   #112 
        - None of the candidates need us to fight for them  KingofNewOrleans   Apr-20-07 11:50 PM   #113 
        - I made a post of your research. Hope you don't mind.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:53 PM   #114 
        - That's an excellent point.  Clarkie1   Apr-20-07 11:53 PM   #115 
        - Beautiful! You summed it all up! And I'd add: I want my candidate to fight for what I believe in.  The Count   Apr-20-07 11:56 PM   #118 
        - Excellent !  seasonedblue   Apr-21-07 12:09 AM   #123 
        - Think about what you're doing here...  guruoo   Apr-21-07 12:19 AM   #127 
           - I'll do what I damn well please. nt  Clarkie1   Apr-21-07 01:34 AM   #131 
              - Isn't that the Rape-Publican Party's official slogan?  ClassWarrior   Apr-21-07 01:59 AM   #133 
              - Just so we understand ourselves...  guruoo   Apr-21-07 09:15 AM   #137 
  - I have to go with The Count on this. Edwards supporters are too emotional  illinoisprogressive   Apr-20-07 11:54 PM   #117 
  - Same to ya' bud.  w4rma   Apr-20-07 11:57 PM   #119 
  - I am trying to figure out what you just said.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:58 PM   #120 
  - Read this and then stand with the ones who did not tell the truth.  madfloridian   Apr-20-07 11:59 PM   #121 
  - I can see by Edwards supporters are outraged  zulchzulu   Apr-21-07 12:08 AM   #122 
  - I hate to tell you this but.......  tkmorris   Apr-21-07 12:14 AM   #124 
  - Yes, it is about truth and honesty.  madfloridian   Apr-21-07 12:15 AM   #125 
  - "Too emotional."  aquart   Apr-21-07 12:30 AM   #130 
  - THANK YOU MADFLORIDIAN and KONO.....  Catchawave   Apr-21-07 09:09 AM   #136 
  - Locking  mvd   Apr-21-07 11:45 AM   #139 

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