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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-13-08 09:30 PM
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29. Found the verification that Rahm and Karen Thurman went there for talks.
I think the PBP link may be dead, but I found this at MyDD from 2005. I had posted it also, but can't find it.

http://www.mydd.com/story/2005/8/14/203510/136

"HomeDiariesBreaking BlueE-Wire 2008Pickup opportunity in FL-16?
by Quaoar, Sun Aug 14, 2005 at 08:35:10 PM EST

Looks like Florida Democrats are recruiting an interesting candidate to take on Rep. Mark Foley -- a former Republican, vFinance Inc. Chairman Tim Mahoney, who switched parties a month ago.

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/politics/content/local_new...

Details below.

The last few Democratic attempts to unseat U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, R-Jupiter, have been spectacular failures, but some Dems in Washington and Tallahassee still dream of finding a credible challenger.
New Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Karen Thurman and folks at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in D.C. have had serious talks recently with vFinance Inc. Chairman Tim Mahoney, whose business finances high-growth companies and has more than two dozen offices in the United States.

Mahoney, 48, has homes in Palm Beach Gardens and Highlands County, where he has a 100-acre cattle ranch on Fisheating Creek. He hasn't been politically active and only became a Democrat last month, when he switched his registration from the GOP. But Democratic recruiters like his combination of business and agricultural backgrounds.


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Oops, how'd that work out?

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  -Rahm, what a mess we now have in FL 16. Recruiting Republicans to run as Dems. Not a good idea. madfloridian  Oct-13-08 02:19 PM   #0 
  - There are those who want to win in order to affect public policy for the better...  last1standing   Oct-13-08 02:29 PM   #1 
  - 'there are those who want to win because winning is everything. Emanuel is one of the latter.'  Jim Sagle   Oct-13-08 09:44 PM   #30 
     - Bingo! Rahm is such a creep nt  Double_Talk_Express   Oct-14-08 02:37 PM   #41 
  - Holy. Crap.  kenny blankenship   Oct-13-08 02:30 PM   #2 
  - Obama did. He was a real terror when he was 8, you know.  tanyev   Oct-13-08 02:38 PM   #4 
  - Fuck Rahm with a chainsaw.  Hell Hath No Fury   Oct-13-08 02:36 PM   #3 
  - yes he is, and there are many more  leftchick   Oct-13-08 02:40 PM   #5 
  - More from Truthout...FL 13 was done the same way.  madfloridian   Oct-13-08 04:05 PM   #6 
  - Kick for Rahm.  madfloridian   Oct-13-08 06:05 PM   #7 
  - Yup.....Jennings is Rahm's lapdog and is just another corporate dem/puke in disguise nt  Double_Talk_Express   Oct-13-08 06:13 PM   #8 
  - Well, I KNEW She Was A Repuke Before... But I DID NOT Know Rahm  ChiciB1   Oct-13-08 09:13 PM   #28 
     - She is better than Buchanan by far.  madfloridian   Oct-13-08 11:18 PM   #33 
     - I sent Jan Schneider money.  Dr.Phool   Oct-13-08 11:28 PM   #34 
        - They spent a lot of money against Jan, and against Cegelis.  madfloridian   Oct-13-08 11:38 PM   #35 
        - Well, I've Been Plenty Angry At Many Dems In Congress These Days...  ChiciB1   Oct-14-08 05:21 PM   #43 
        - Sorry For This LATE Reply,,, Had To Hit The Hay Early Last Night Because  ChiciB1   Oct-14-08 05:18 PM   #42 
  - Illinois Democrats, let it be known that you do NOT want this DLC puke as your next Senator  Sebastian Doyle   Oct-13-08 06:21 PM   #9 
  - Unfortunately he probably will be the senator...  Double_Talk_Express   Oct-13-08 06:24 PM   #10 
  - Here here! Out with them!  lonestarnot   Oct-13-08 07:52 PM   #21 
  - They need DNC creativity to figure out how to get the funding  Overseas   Oct-13-08 06:58 PM   #11 
  - They would get more money from the base if they stopped putting guys like Emmanuel  bertman   Oct-13-08 07:21 PM   #12 
  - Dingdingdingdingding! Rahm, DWS, and HFJ make me want to vomit  Double_Talk_Express   Oct-13-08 07:35 PM   #14 
  - This place is a mess.  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-13-08 07:27 PM   #13 
  - Really?  Double_Talk_Express   Oct-13-08 07:43 PM   #16 
  - I wish life were that easy. Nothing is what it seems.  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-13-08 09:45 PM   #31 
  - Some Republicans are holding fundraisers for Obama.  madfloridian   Oct-13-08 07:48 PM   #18 
     - I wouldn't risk it in my small community.  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-13-08 09:47 PM   #32 
  - Florida 16 is a MESS...  lib2DaBone   Oct-13-08 07:42 PM   #15 
  - You know...in a backhanded way, If we gain like 20 seats this year...it wouldn't kill me to see...  Double_Talk_Express   Oct-13-08 07:44 PM   #17 
  - This is who Rahm is  Hardhead   Oct-13-08 07:49 PM   #19 
  - You are right. He did push those who supported staying in Iraq  madfloridian   Oct-14-08 12:44 PM   #40 
  - Boooooo! ssssssssssssssss!  lonestarnot   Oct-13-08 07:51 PM   #20 
  - Please read all of the Truth Out article by Renner  madfloridian   Oct-13-08 07:59 PM   #22 
  - This is nauseating  bagimin   Oct-13-08 08:26 PM   #23 
  - sure is....kick for Rahm and Bush Dogs nt  Double_Talk_Express   Oct-13-08 08:36 PM   #24 
  - rahm screwed over the duckworth-cegalis primary  madrchsod   Oct-13-08 08:49 PM   #25 
  - Speaking of "mistresses"....  ddeclue   Oct-13-08 08:54 PM   #26 
  - The news only worries about Democratic mistresses.  madfloridian   Oct-13-08 08:55 PM   #27 
  - Found the verification that Rahm and Karen Thurman went there for talks.  madfloridian   Oct-13-08 09:30 PM   #29 
  - The Florida Democratic Party is an oxymoron...  JCMach1   Oct-14-08 01:29 AM   #36 
  - I will never forget your experience in....was it 2002? It really opened my eyes.  madfloridian   Oct-14-08 10:12 AM   #38 
  - You know...this is probably the perfect phrase for this  Double_Talk_Express   Oct-14-08 05:28 AM   #37 
  - You are right. Florida's politicians have changed back and forth  madfloridian   Oct-14-08 11:08 AM   #39 
  - So WE End Up With A Super-Duper Down & Dirty Skank Like Buchanan!!  ChiciB1   Oct-14-08 05:24 PM   #44 
  - A 2nd affair coming out today.  madfloridian   Oct-14-08 11:46 PM   #45 
     - Wow Rahm...great job  Double_Talk_Express   Oct-15-08 02:53 PM   #46 
 

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