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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-22-09 01:57 PM
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3. How about a white male from Upstate or Long Island?
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  -I would be very surprised and disappointed if Gov. Paterson appoints another white male from NYC BurtWorm  Jan-22-09 01:53 PM   #0 
  - I want Jerrold Nadler!!!!  Taverner   Jan-22-09 01:55 PM   #1 
  - He's my rep. I want to keep him! NT  NYCGirl   Jan-22-09 01:56 PM   #2 
     - You would - just as "SENATOR NADLER!!!"  Taverner   Jan-22-09 01:58 PM   #4 
        - Keep your paws off my Jerry's seniority.  aquart   Jan-22-09 01:59 PM   #5 
           - Aw come on - don't tell me Secretary of State Nadler doesn't have that ring to it  Taverner   Jan-22-09 02:00 PM   #6 
              - And then what, huh? And then what?  aquart   Jan-22-09 04:00 PM   #34 
                 - Well yeah, but Clinton is going to need one when she's prez  Taverner   Jan-22-09 04:14 PM   #36 
  - How about a white male from Upstate or Long Island?  bluestateguy   Jan-22-09 01:57 PM   #3 
  - That would be less preferable than a person of color from NYC.  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 02:07 PM   #8 
     - In that case, I would pick Nita Lowey  bluestateguy   Jan-22-09 02:11 PM   #10 
        - I bet it will be Nita Lowey.  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 02:12 PM   #12 
           - I seem to remember Velazquez bowing out of consideration  bluestateguy   Jan-22-09 02:15 PM   #13 
              - IIRC, she also has a 1-2 important chair/vice-chair positions  DinahMoeHum   Jan-22-09 02:20 PM   #17 
  - I, too, would like to see another woman take Clinton's seat.  Fire1   Jan-22-09 02:06 PM   #7 
  - Would it make any difference if the white male and any other gender or race would vote  county worker   Jan-22-09 02:09 PM   #9 
  - Why pick a left-leaning white male when you can pick a left-leaning person of color  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 02:11 PM   #11 
     - Name us one, please. Thanks.  DinahMoeHum   Jan-22-09 02:18 PM   #15 
     - Bill Perkins. Virginia Fields. William Thompson. Jeffrey Canada.  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 02:26 PM   #18 
        - Hey, it's a start. But are they known outside of NYC ??  DinahMoeHum   Jan-22-09 02:34 PM   #26 
           - I don't know that part of New York, But I agree that geography ought also to be considered.  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 02:36 PM   #27 
              - Then I'd look at Rep. Louise Slaughter (CD-28 - Buffalo/Rochester)  DinahMoeHum   Jan-22-09 02:58 PM   #29 
                 - I liked the idea of her until someone pointed out she'd be over 80 when election rolled around.  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 03:07 PM   #30 
     - Why give a damn what race a person is?  county worker   Jan-22-09 02:28 PM   #22 
     - Why not give a damn when it's in your power to diversify a homogeneous group?  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 02:30 PM   #24 
     - I long for the day when a man is judged by the content of his character rather than the color of his  county worker   Jan-22-09 02:29 PM   #23 
        - I hate to say this, but a lot of white-wing Republicans use that bullshit line  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 02:31 PM   #25 
           - Yes I am a white male. I'm not conservative nor do I let DU do my thinking for me.  county worker   Jan-22-09 04:55 PM   #38 
  - Gov. Paterson doesn't see color  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-22-09 02:17 PM   # 
  - Legally he doesn't anyway.  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 02:19 PM   #16 
     - Colbert said that when he was on his show  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-22-09 02:26 PM   #19 
        - I hope Paterson laughed.  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 02:28 PM   #21 
  - dupe n/t  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-22-09 02:17 PM   #14 
  - I hope he picks someone competent.  AndrewP   Jan-22-09 02:27 PM   #20 
  - Yeah! Screw whitey!  Iggo   Jan-22-09 02:44 PM   #28 
  - How about he promotes the best person regardless of race or gender. (n/t)  spin   Jan-22-09 03:10 PM   #31 
     - Because there's no such thing as 'the best person regardless of race or color.'  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 03:13 PM   #32 
     - Possibly true, but I'm sure there are some very qualified people....  spin   Jan-22-09 04:39 PM   #37 
        - You're very likely to find such a person among people of color or women.  BurtWorm   Jan-22-09 09:07 PM   #39 
           - Well, you do have a point...  spin   Jan-22-09 10:58 PM   #40 
     - "regardless of rice or gender"?  KamaAina   Jan-22-09 03:16 PM   #33 
        - Thanks, corrected the mistake...  spin   Jan-22-09 04:05 PM   #35 

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