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evolvenow Donating Member (800 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-28-04 02:53 AM
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7. He wants to be Gov! Does that mix with Treason?
http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/november2004/03110...

Now, here is an excerpt from an interview with Ken Blackwell done by PBS host Tavis Smiley (Feb. 5, 2004): Tavis: Let me ask you before my time runs out here. As I mention again, you are the Secretary of State, but there's a big rumor that you're gonna run for Governor in Ohio and that, if elected, you would be only the second African-American elected Governor in this country since Reconstruction. The first Republican--Doug Wilder, of course, being a Democrat in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Are you really gonna run? And how serious are you about this?

Blackwell: I'm very serious. I've had the good fortune of being the mayor of my hometown. I've been the Treasurer of this fine state here in Ohio. I've been a U.S. Ambassador and an Undersecretary of the U.S. Department of HUD. I think I'm ready to put on the hat of Governor and to lead this state to growth and prosperity and opportunity

Tavis: Let me ask you whether or not you think the Buckeyes, the folk in Ohio, are ready for Kenneth Blackwell, a black Republican, as the top executive of the state.

Blackwell: I think so. The fact of the matter is that folks elected me Treasurer of this state. I was the top fiduciary in the state. That's a statewide election, and now I, in fact, oversee all elections in the state, so when people of this state trust me with their votes and trust me with their money, I think they're ready to trust me to be their Governor.
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  -Blackwell's refusal to testify shiina  Dec-28-04 01:29 AM   #0 
  - Link?  purduejake   Dec-28-04 01:36 AM   #1 
  - here's a link  lostnfound   Dec-28-04 02:56 AM   #8 
     - Here's another  berniew1   Dec-29-04 09:02 AM   #33 
  - Here's another question  Terre   Dec-28-04 01:38 AM   #2 
  - Somewhere in the cerebrum?  Pacifist Patriot   Dec-28-04 07:16 AM   #16 
  - A _high_ official is on something...  electropop   Dec-28-04 09:16 AM   #21 
     - and someone can be High and get away with it....  OKthatsIT   Dec-29-04 02:42 AM   #28 
  - it sounds more like when bush said he shouldn't be asked questions because  flordehinojos   Dec-28-04 01:38 AM   #3 
  - Wonder what he's "high" on?  super simian   Dec-28-04 01:53 AM   #4 
  - GOP HQ in Columbus is on the corner of Gay and High  jmknapp   Dec-28-04 05:43 AM   #14 
  - Mr. Blackwell has held the nation's highest security clearance--Why?  evolvenow   Dec-28-04 02:45 AM   #5 
  - I smell P-NAC here.  RevCheesehead   Dec-28-04 02:59 AM   #9 
  - That's some serious neocon credentials  rox63   Dec-28-04 07:06 AM   #15 
  - Actually, that's precisely why he SHOULD. Come on, Kenny-boy,  latteromden   Dec-28-04 02:50 AM   #6 
  - He wants to be Gov! Does that mix with Treason?  evolvenow   Dec-28-04 02:53 AM   #7 
  - I can't find Blackwell's filing on the Ohio Supreme Court Website ...  thanatonautos   Dec-28-04 03:29 AM   #10 
  - Clinton, a Dem appealed to the Supreme Court  Straight Shooter   Dec-28-04 09:36 AM   #22 
  - Agreed. The Supreme Court is dominated by anti-democratic `conservatives.'  thanatonautos   Dec-29-04 02:13 AM   #27 
  - Thanks & Where's the Filing?  shiina   Dec-29-04 03:50 AM   #29 
  - well, the SOS has spent alot of time yakking to the press about his  NVMojo   Dec-28-04 03:34 AM   #11 
  - This is classic tautology. He's saying he isn't  sfexpat2000   Dec-28-04 04:32 AM   #12 
  - I agree. It dovetails nicely with the tactic of  Pacifist Patriot   Dec-28-04 07:17 AM   #17 
  - Blackwell's Last Desperate Act  thatcoloredfella   Dec-28-04 04:32 AM   #13 
  - OMG! I forgot all about that GAO letter. Ha, Katherine Blackwell,  TexasChick   Dec-28-04 08:18 AM   #18 
  - Remember when Bush said  selmo7   Dec-28-04 09:01 AM   #19 
  - Here...  KansDem   Dec-28-04 09:12 AM   #20 
     - Thanks!  selmo7   Dec-28-04 09:39 AM   #23 
        - My blood is boiling just remembering that! n/t  Verve   Dec-29-04 08:55 AM   #31 
           - Mine too!  selmo7   Dec-29-04 10:27 AM   #34 
  - Did Karl Rove tell him to do this to direct public attention to Blackwell?  McCamy Taylor   Dec-28-04 09:49 AM   #24 
  - SOMEBODY is going to have to explain away the lie about the election day  mtnester   Dec-28-04 09:53 AM   #25 
  - Remember when your talking to people about this,  Kota   Dec-28-04 09:57 AM   #26 
  - Because he's obviously committed misdomeaners/malfeasance and should  berniew1   Dec-29-04 08:32 AM   #30 
  - Nope this is a stall past jan 6  libertypirate   Dec-29-04 08:58 AM   #32 
  - I am fed up with my local paper's silence on this so i sent this rant  McCamy Taylor   Dec-29-04 10:40 AM   #35 
  - Whoa! Nice rant! n/t  Turn CO Blue   Dec-29-04 11:26 AM   #36 
  - I think they're all "high." Stoned. Hammered. Wasted.Toast.  jazzjunkysue   Dec-29-04 10:29 PM   #37 
 

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