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cal04 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-13-09 06:58 AM
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Annise Parker victory speech after winning Houston mayoral election
 
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http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/676765...
Among Saturday's milestones:
First openly gay person to lead a major U.S. city.
First candidate in a generation to beat choice of business establishment.
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tomm2thumbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-13-09 08:48 AM
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1. great story - great family example for the world - thanks for posting

hope her all the best!
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Voice for Peace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-13-09 09:06 AM
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2. ditto.. really a joyful scene
k&r
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Smarmie Doofus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-13-09 10:01 AM
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3. Hey, she's gooood. That's a monumental victory for ....
... progressives in a region that doesn't get to see much of that sort of thing ( progressive politics) up close very often.

Video ended a little abruptly. Would have liked to see more of the personal stuff... family, etc.
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BREMPRO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-13-09 10:01 AM
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4. awesome! and in TEXAS of all places!
seems that, just the like the grinch, the "Heart of Texas" grew 3 times it's size yesterday!
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ooglymoogly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-13-09 01:20 PM
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5. Excellent....the teabaggers must be oiling up their gatling guns.
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