Showing posts from 2005

Why is the Democratic Party Recruiting Republicans

I received this email from an Old Friend. I wonder if we could put up a bat and raise money for this people-powered-candidate? Thanks Freespirit for the heads up. The following is a description of a 16th Congressional Democratic candidate forum which took place recently in Highland County, Fl. Carol McLean is the candidate describing the event: HIGHLAND COUNTY DEMOCRATIC HOEDOWN On Saturday, September 17th, I attended a meeting of the Democratic Club of Highland County, Florida. It was a "Meet the Candidates" night. There were candidates and representatives from several races, but the key one was the race for US Congress Florida District #16 (against Republican incumbent, Mark Foley). All three Democratic candidates for the race were there in person: David Lutrin, Tim Mahoney, and me, Carol McLean. The meeting hall was in Sebring, in the center of Florida. It was a 125 mile drive each direction. This is an awfully big district! It was mostly senior citizens with about 125 in

Since it wouldn't be Sunday without an Oscar

I stole this from his other blog. Culture Of Losing The[y] still make decisions based more on comfort than conviction, which is why their culture of losing remains rampant. You can't fear the unpopular move. You can't fear ticking off people. You can't fear failure in the quest for success. But that requires a core principle. Yet it seems the organizational blueprint remains unchanged for decades: Keep telling the [voter] what he wants to hear. With little editing, Drew Sharp's column about the persistent vegetative state in which the Detroit Lions are now found can easily be transformed into an indictment of the Democratic Party . Long ago Howard Dean said , "I don't think we can win the White House if we vote for the President's unilateral attack on Iraq in Washington and then come to California and say we're against the war." Sure enough, John "I voted for it before I voted against it" Kerry got smashed, and now that the polls show


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