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Subject: R: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Presidential Politics and the Press
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 15:09:50 +0000
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As opposed to Liebermann, and Bloomy, ObAma was running against someone with welll below average intelligence. The fact that McCain got as far as he did is a true testament to the racism, stupidity, and paranoia of many in our country.
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From: Ruben Safir
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2008 09:58:50
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Presidential Politics and the Press
Michael L. Richardson wrote:
> the presidency is a job you do not learn until you are in it no matter
> what other positions ou have had. As I have said ever sense the
> 1950's I have been told and expect NYC to be nuked. I do not let that
> stop me from living. my biggest concern is getting shot by the
> police and that has and does affect my life.
Michael, as a friend, maybe you can explain to me why Oboma received
nearly 97+ of the black vote? Neither Joe Lieberman
nor Mike Bloomburg gets 97% of the Jewish vote.
> Ruben Safir wrote:
>> Ron Guerin wrote:
>>> Ruben Safir wrote:
>>>> Ron Guerin wrote:
>>>>> Joshua Zeidner wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Ruben Safir
>>>>>>> On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 04:08:30PM -0500, Ronny Abraham wrote:
>>>>>>>> Good point. haha. Time to pack up and leave then!
>>>>>>> I'm figuring it out now. I have a position in Wyoming
>>>>>>> or Arizona, possibly upstate NY
>>>>> That settles it. I'm not voting for Ruben as CEO of Brooklyn.
>>>> There is not going to be a Brooklyn. It's pretty clear to me that
>>>> people simply don't understand and put
>>>> their theology over real politics and our safety. NYC has been safe
>>>> over the last 7 years because of an intense
>>>> effort and out military keeping the nut cases busy. And what does the
>>>> Chicago political machine care if NY
>>>> suffers a nuclear attack, or if truck bombs destroy the Brooklyn
>>>> and Manhattan Bridges?
>>>> It's not safe.
>>> I admit that New York City is a dangerous place to live, but only given
>>> its world symbolism. I don't feel any less safe today than yesterday
>>> though. If you think those bozos in the executive branch have been
>>> keeping you safe, then I can understand why you're concerned that it's
>>> time for them to retire to a life of highly paid speaking engagements.
>>> Brooklyn won't be the same without you, but I'm not going to be
>> Since the war in Iraq there hasn''t been a PEEP of a threat against
>> the city and those that have
>> been uncovered have been incredibly amateurish in there nature...and
>> I've been watching very
>> closely since 9-11. Prior to that there was an escalation of but
>> threats and attempts, many of them
>> including the attempted gas attack on the LIRR terminal, the bomb van
>> uncovered prior to entering
>> the Manhattan Bridge, and the shooting of Ari Halperin on the
>> Brooklyn Bridge, showed serious
>> escalation in threats to the Borough and the city.
>> The deportations of several Islamic clerics in Bay Ridge and
>> downtown Brooklyn put a serious
>> dent in things as well.
>> This election, which was driven by racism with a 97%+ Black American
>> vote, gives me the same sick
>> feeling I had with the Dinkins election. These are both smooth
>> speaking black politicians pushed by
>> corrupt machine politicians into positions they are philosophically
>> in capable of handling the problems
>> that they will need to tackle, and have no experience in governing.