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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:22 PM
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Do you like your Governor?
Mine is a Democrat and I should like him, but I don't. I live in Upstate NY and I think Patterson stinks.

He did some town hall meetings in Rochester, and Geneso today and it was covered by the local television stations and newspapers.

From my take he sounds less like President Obama and more like Dumbya.

His entire plan to dig the NY State out of debt seems to be to place the entire burden on the middle class, asking us to sacrafice, while asking the wealthiest to give up nothing, nothing at all. He defends his position with the same old tired argument that we will loose jobs, if the rich leave NY. That's what he told our SUNNY students about why he is raising their tution, but not taxes on the rich.

We had a Republican governor, Repulican controlled state legislator, Republican President, and Republican congress who used the same GD tired old argument for eight GD years. So why aren't we literally swimming in jobs and budget surpluses if all it takes is to stick it to the poor and middle class and let the wealthy get off scott free?

And my sister just told me tonight a nurse's aide went to one of Patterson's public meetings, and said if he cuts Medicaid as much as he proposes she will loose her job, his answer, "well we all need to make sacrafices." Why the hell isn't he concerned about loosing that job and more like it.

Apparently Patterson and the rich are spared "sacrafices." That's for we little people.

I sure hope he is not the Democratic nominee for Governor, in the next election. If he is I won't vote for him, because I swore I would cut off my right hand, before ever voting for a Repulican again, even one who claims he is a Democrat. More like a Bush clone if you ask me.

So do you like your governor?
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ogneopasno Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:24 PM
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1. Pawlenty. So, no.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:37 PM
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26. My sympathies.
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dflprincess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:00 PM
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49. Some of us call him "Timmy the Tool"
Edited on Thu Mar-12-09 11:01 PM by dflprincess
If Rachel Maddow keeps having him on her show I hope she eventually tears him a new one. I'm tired of her giving him a national platform.

I take comfort in remembering he has been elected with pluralities, not majorities.
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H2O Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:24 PM
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2. Not particularly.
I, too, live in NYS.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:30 PM
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13. That's good to know.
Edited on Thu Mar-12-09 10:31 PM by Liberalynn
I have been feeling kind of disloyal to the party for not liking him, but I just don't feel at all confident in his leadership. I truly do hope we dump him before the next election. Heck his poll numbers are lower than Spitzer's right before he resigned.

I really hope too the State legislator will drop the health care taxes, and cuts, from the budget.
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H2O Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:34 PM
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19. I had hoped
that he would do well. I have not been pleased thus far. I expect to support another candidate in the primary, and think that many other democrats will, also.
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Muttocracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:45 PM
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70. ditto. Spitzer screwed up but in very different ways. nt
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:24 PM
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3. Lynch
Yeah
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Avalux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:25 PM
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4. Perry. That's all I need to say. n/t
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RB TexLa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:25 PM
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5. Please, I live in Texas and Louisiana.

And yes I want them both to fail.
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pleah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:25 PM
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6. Barboar, so no.
Spelling error on purpose. :evilgrin:
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The Velveteen Ocelot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:25 PM
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7. My Governor is Timmy "The Tool" Pawlenty.
My answer would be "No."
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W_HAMILTON Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:26 PM
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8. Sanford.
hahaha, what do you think?

The only thing worse than a dumbass Republican governor, is a dumbass Republican governer trying to position himself to run for president in a few years.

Using the stimulus money to pay down the debt when we have the second largest unemployment rate in the nation, behind only MICHIGAN? How stupid can you be? He should just use it to write checks to his Republican supporters and call it a lifetime tax rebate or something.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:33 PM
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17. He truly does sound like an ass.
So funny how they are all concerned about the debt all of a sudden?
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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:27 PM
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9. Nope, not really.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:34 PM
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20. You have my sympathy
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kiva Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:27 PM
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10. I'm in Nevada.
I would run our gov against ANY other and put up money that he would win the idiocy award, hands down.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:36 PM
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24. LOL
Edited on Thu Mar-12-09 10:37 PM by Liberalynn
I was hoping that Patterson wouldn't be an idiot. I was rooting for him, he labels himself a Democrat after all, but the more he talks the more I think he should just shut up, and resign all ready or at the very least just confess, he is a closet Repulican.
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kiva Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:56 PM
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45. At least he's still trying to keep the pretense.
Jim Gibbons is...well, here's part of the Wikipedia outline about the Nevada gov:


* 4 Gubernatorial initiatives
o 4.1 Failed attempt at Mexican reimbursement
o 4.2 State budget
o 4.3 Lamoille Land Deal
o 4.4 Federal bribery investigation
o 4.5 Alleged sexual assault
o 4.6 Employing an undocumented housekeeper/nanny
o 4.7 Plagiarism
o 4.8 Interference with an ongoing investigation
* 5 Criticism and controversy
o 5.1 Undeclared donations to legal defense fund
o 5.2 Land for mining industry donors
o 5.3 Easing mercury standards for mining industry donors
o 5.4 Outlook password accident
o 5.5 Office attendance


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Gibbons_ (United_States_politician)

It's worth the read. They left out one of my favorite parts, though: before the state of the state speech each year, someone sings the national anthem. This year the original invitation went to the daughter of the woman Gibbons has been having an affair with--yes, the one his wife accused of being a home wrecker, the one he texted 860 times in one month. The daughter, having more sense then either her mother or the governor, refused.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:08 PM
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56. Oh my lord.
This guy sounds like a real winner. :sarcasm:

Why do women go for guys like these let alone the voters?
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Nevernose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:16 PM
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63. The week before the election, he tried to rape a hooker in a parking garage
Fairly well documented. Poor woman. A majority of Nevadans voted for him anyway (most people think it's because his opponent was a woman, a mortal sin in the conservative north of the state).

Dear Jesus, 2010 can't get here soon enough...
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kiva Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:22 PM
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64. And wasn't his explanation for the incident wonderful?
Edited on Thu Mar-12-09 11:32 PM by kiva
He walked her to her car BECAUSE HE THOUGHT SHE WAS TOO DRUNK TO WALK TO THE CAR HERSELF!!!!!! Yes folks, he gentlemanly walked her to the car, which she would then drive, because he thought she was too drunk to walk by herself. :grr:

Edit to add: the media referred to the woman as a cocktail waitress, so I don't go any further down that road.
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Nevernose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:43 PM
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69. I've been in Vegas a long time
I know the difference between a cocktail waitress and "a cocktail waitress." It's part of why I love this place so much. ;)
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kiva Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:07 AM
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75. It's never dull, that's for sure. n/t
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:28 PM
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11. 'A'ole! (No.)
Lingle's (R-Plays A Moderate On TV) latest caper is to try to take $300 million dollars in stimulus funds intended for Medicaid and just pour it into the general fund. :grr:

Of course, the chair of the House Finance Committee is going along with that -- and he's a Dem. :eyes: In fact, 44 of 51 reps are Dems. In the Senate, it's 23-2; I still don't know how they manage to cover all the committees, or what would happen if the other guy wanted to challenge for the leadership. :P
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:39 PM
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27. Seems a number of them aren't using the Stim money for what it was intended.
VP Joe needs to kick some Governor's butts.
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camera obscura Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:28 PM
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12. Pawlenty - no way. The only thing that comforts me is that he was barely re-elected
but he sure as hell isn't the "moderate" that he likes people to think he is.
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Fresh_Start Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:33 PM
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14. I have the Gropenator
I can't believe that the people of my state elected him and reelected him.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:42 PM
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28. It is hard to fathom.
What happened to California and NY?

We didn't elect Patterson, but I can't believe he progressed up the party line, in NY.
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Fresh_Start Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:44 PM
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35. it is the stupid anti-tax flu in California
which put him in office.

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Joe the Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:33 PM
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15. I don't know...........
I live in Colorado, his name is Bill Ritter and he's a Democrat. Our former governor was a Republican and I remember my dad hated him, Ritter is a democrat so thats better than some repug I guess.
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rwheeler31 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:33 PM
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16. I got Jay Nixon [Missouri] after the hell we went with Blunt,
I am elated.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:43 PM
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32. Congratulations.
Edited on Thu Mar-12-09 10:48 PM by Liberalynn
Its good to hear that there are people who are happy with their governor. I really wanted to like mine but I can't, lol. Today I even had the horrible thought that even George Patacki, who I called Puke Peckerhead, his entire eight years in office, wouldn't have put forth a budget that is this bad a joke. I know times are bad, but that's when you need a bold and better budget.

He said he knew his tax on sugar sodas wasn't going to pass he just wanted to draw attention to childhood obseity. Take out ads, don't play publicity game with a budget in this critical time.
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nickinSTL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:44 PM
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36. I used to live in MO...now just across the river in IL
went from Blunt to Blago...

Can't say I'm impressed with Nixon's history, but...hard to be worse than Blunt. :puke:
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ddeclue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:34 PM
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18. I live in FL and Charlie Crist beats the crap out of John Ellis Bush but he's still a Republican nt
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cobalt1999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:43 PM
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33. Yes, but the Florida republicans hate him.
Just for that, I kind of like the guy.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:50 PM
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39. I did like that he stood up for Obama with the stimulus.
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Cleita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:34 PM
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21. Schwarzenegger. No! I didn't even like him as an actor. n/t
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wildbilln864 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:34 PM
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22. Sanford!? Hell no I don't! nt
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notadmblnd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:36 PM
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23. I do like Jennifer Granholm
She's had to do some distasteful things as a result of our former Republican Governor Engler draining the state coiffures. She gets a lot of grief from constituents for raising fees for the motor vehicle services along with increasing the cost of fines for traffic offenses, and of course the most recent sin tax on cigarette smokers.

I do wish that she'd understand that there are other sins to tax along with smoking that could go to pay for poor children's health care... I'm thinking fast food here. After all, it is one of the biggest reasons for diabetes and obesity in children and young adults today. It wouldn't hurt to put a penny or two tax on that frosty or frozen coke or those high fat fried hamburgers and fries. Raising the tax a cent or two on alcohol would also help to make the tax more equitable and ensuring that a larger segment of the population contributes. It should not just be smokers that bear the brunt of this, if we quit or die, who will provide the funds to insure these children?

Jenn, I like ya but please consider these other sins. I know, it's easier to hate smokers and we really don't have a loud voice as a lobby.. but still...
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:14 PM
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61. A few cent increases here and there wouldn't be too bad.
I also agree that the fines on traffic offenses are a good thing to raise.

I'd rather see that then health care cuts etc.

It sounds like your Governor, is on the right track.
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johncoby2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:36 PM
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25. I live in Texas. What do you think?
My governor sucks.
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SmileyRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:46 PM
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38. I totally disagree with you.
I think the truth is more like your governor blows.
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Waiting For Everyman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:42 PM
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29. Martin O'Malley, and yes I do. :)
Plus, he jams pretty good.

Seriously though, he's a big relief from Bob Erlichman and Michael Steele (temporary insanity by Marylanders, we do that now and then). Yup, we dumped Steele, and now he's screwing up the GOP. LOL! That's doubly a winner for us.
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JaneQPublic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:05 PM
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54. Governor O'Malley jams Celtic-Rock style


I like our gov, too!
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Waiting For Everyman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:28 AM
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77. My, that's a pretty hot pic of the gov!
Lol, I just noticed that I screwed up Erlich's name. I guess something about him must remind me of Watergate. :shrug:
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nickinSTL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:42 PM
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30. Way better than the one we had three months ago...
Pat Quinn...well, I'm reserving judgment, but...he's got to be better than Blagojevich.
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Kittycat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:43 PM
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31. Sure beats Blago.
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Double T Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:43 PM
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34. Gov. Patterson had better tax the hell out of the rich; the vast middle class.........
are barely keeping their heads above water NOW! I will reserve my decision on Patterson until I can see what he really does with NYS's financial disaster.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:03 PM
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52. I guess I too should wait and see what budget eventually passes
Edited on Thu Mar-12-09 11:04 PM by Liberalynn
but his answers to those students and the health care workers really ticked me off. He said to one of the students: "I am not asking you to agree with me, about not raising taxes on the wealthy, just wondering if you really understand the argument against it. To me he might as well have said: "you are just selfish, not willing to sacrafice, and just out here bitching about something you don't even understand." Patterson to me seems like the one who doesn't understand.

He says he is against the fair taxation proposal, but he is pretty sure his fellow Democrats in the legislature will vote for it. So maybe he's playing games, so he can get rich donors for his election bid, by saying he was against it. Still I don't care for it.

Plus what's this health care tax all about? People can barely even afford health care now. Our paper mentioned it but really didn't explain it that well.
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SmileyRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:45 PM
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37. HELL no (Sonny Purdue, Georgia) nt
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rurallib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:50 PM
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40. Chet "the big lug" Culver in Iowa
Well he's done some good things, but he sure seems to favor business over labor by a long shot. We are working hard on that.
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AZBlue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:51 PM
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41. Oh hell no. Napolitano used to be my Gov, but now we have Brewer.
Edited on Thu Mar-12-09 10:52 PM by AZBlue
Idiot Republican.

Napolitano rocked - we've had a 180-degree swing.
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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:52 PM
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42. This guy?
Edited on Thu Mar-12-09 10:58 PM by havocmom




Yeah, you bet I like him! And his {not so} little dog too.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNHysr_IluI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TrExnz0Yow
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Muttocracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:46 PM
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71. I bet he's one of the best-loved governors! nt
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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:10 AM
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76. well, the 21%ers snicker about his horsemanship and rope throwin
It's all they've got. The man is brilliant, a REAL populist and loves America enough to speak truth to a whole lotta power. The GOP hates him. But then, they would rather America fail than admit some of the DEMS have some real answers to our problems.
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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:52 PM
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43. I'm from Alaska.
I'll give you three guesses.
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:11 PM
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57. Too funny
Thank you for putting mine in prespective. He isn't as bad as her. ;)
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stillcool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:56 PM
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44. Mine is Deval Patrick..
nice enough guy, but seems like he's been phoning it in for quite a while, and the economy hasn't helped him any. I don't think he'll survive another election.
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leftyclimber Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:56 PM
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46. No. Joe Manchin is a butthead.
Even the Democrats are Republicans in this state.

I couldn't even vote for him in the GE. I voted for the dude with no chance of winning (Mountain Party) just 'cause I couldn't hit "Manchin" on the ballot and live with myself.
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CountAllVotes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:56 PM
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47. oy from Kauliforneeya
:puke: :puke: :puke: :puke:

'nuff not said!

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Squatch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 10:58 PM
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48. Tim Kaine...HELL YEAH
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:29 PM
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67. Yay
Another good one. Perhaps yours could call mine and talk some sense into him. lol.
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:00 PM
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50. Strickland's okay, now that he's quit being a bobblehead.
Hard to say, really, but he said F-U to NCLB and i think he's holding our state's bleeding as best he can.
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tabbycat31 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:01 PM
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51. he's really trying his best
unfortunately he has a very uphill job (and re-election campaign this year too). It seems that no matter what he does, he'll be ripped on both sides.

I personally think he should be primaried this year, but I don't see it happening. I just don't want a GOP governor, and it might be a reality.
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EastTennesseeDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:05 PM
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53. There is no middle ground with Phil Bredesen
You either love him, hate him, or don't care one way or another about him.
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Hippo_Tron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:08 PM
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55. I thought my Governor did a great job responding to Obama's State of the Union
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:28 PM
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65. oh god
you are another that has my sympathies, and yours too puts mine in prespective. :rofl:
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:11 PM
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58. Rick "Let them eat cake" Perry
What do you think?
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Lisa0825 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:14 PM
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59. I hate my governor with the heat of 1000 white hot suns. Rick Perry. ugh nt
:puke:
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Liberalynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:28 PM
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66. LOL
That much huh?
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Lisa0825 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:38 PM
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68. His hair is the only thing good about him.
"Governor Goodhair"
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VPStoltz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:39 AM
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81. You must be a Stephanie Miller fan.
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:14 PM
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60. I liked him better as the Terminator.
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TornadoTN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:14 PM
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62. Phil Bredesen - I'm in a love/hate with him
Edited on Thu Mar-12-09 11:16 PM by TornadoTN
He's been a very good Governor for us in this very odd state. But he also takes spells where he wants to be GOP-light and he has abandoned some very good candidates in this state for various reasons.

Rumor has it that he's wanting to run for Senate against Corker in 2012. I hope the rumors are right.
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Mz Pip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:47 PM
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72. We've had worse
Ronald Reagan comes to mind.
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Muttocracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:49 PM
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73. How about him backpedaling on some of the zillion little taxes
Why the hell did he waste anyone's time on those?

I had no idea the income tax brackets in NY were so non-progressive until recently. Between that and hearing how much both houses of the legislature spend on staffs and perks, I'm starting to understand where the hell our high taxes go. (Local rule layers of govmt too)
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lumberjack_jeff Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-12-09 11:53 PM
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74. Gregoire is pretty damn good. n/t
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VPStoltz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:38 AM
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80. I second that...
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mucifer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:29 AM
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78. Pat Quinn. I like him. The guy before him, not so much.
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rhiannon55 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:31 AM
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79. Kathleen Sebelius...I like her a lot
and we're about to lose her--well, not "lose" exactly--we'll just have to share her with the rest of the country.
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Rosa Luxemburg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:42 AM
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82. Mine is fabulous!
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LibDemAlways Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:45 AM
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83. Ahnold......Hell, no! And the idiots who voted for the
creep aren't any better.
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Harry Monroe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 12:48 AM
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84. Hell No!!
Mine, unfortunately, is Haley Barbour. Douchebag to the nth degree.
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omega minimo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 01:46 AM
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85. Schwarzenegger is a Big Business phony who hates/harms the People of Kollyfonia
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