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Offline Starwind51

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Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« on: December 14, 2008, 01:33:24 AM »
Let's draft some new candidates and give New Yorkers a fresh choice of who to elect in the next Mayoral election!

I nominate Dominic Carter, presently host of Inside City Hall, on NY1.

I would really like to see Dominic Carter inside city hall!  Usually political discussions put me to sleep, but I've enjoyed watching his interviews on NY1, and reporting his show, Inside City Hall, is like having studied for the job.    

http://www.ny1.com/content/about_ny1/staff_profiles/348/dominic-carter/Default.aspx

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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2008, 06:44:26 AM »
Why don't we set up a poll? Anyone?
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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2008, 09:38:29 AM »

Dominic would definitely be an interesting choice.


2 more unlikelys that would make me smile:
Colin Powell or

Martin Scorsese

I would not want to take them from their life passions, but they do know NY and they know how to direct a team.
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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2008, 12:33:39 AM »
Why don't we set up a poll? Anyone?

If we set up a poll we have to put names on it, and that defeats the purpose suggesting new candidates, unless you mean to set up a poll as to whether or not people would vote for Dominic Carter.

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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2009, 05:36:53 PM »
Not many suggestions, no?

Would we see something like they have in other parts, a grander debate.

http://www.stltoday.com/blogzone/political-fix/political-fix/2009/03/slay-to-face-challengers-in-mayoral-debate/

A mayor facing independents. Though in NYC, the mayor is the once and future independent?
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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2009, 03:52:47 PM »


http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/27/nyregion/27independence.html?_r=1

Sad. Sad. Sad.
So Bloomberg would take IP and GOP to the ball?


Could Spitzer not get a date with them?
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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2009, 11:35:37 AM »
I have a soft spot for Marty Markowitz.
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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2009, 02:12:55 PM »

Marty? Seems to work for some in Brooklyn.

Obviously, others and WT are suggesting William 'Billy' Thompson.  :?

http://www.friendsofbillthompson.org/site/pages/about-bill/



If he campaigns for every NYer regardless of race, income, borough, baseball team, ... then great.
Hoping. But should verify.
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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2009, 08:54:56 PM »
Guiliani, He was  the best Mayor in my lifetime. Liberals I knew  who left NYC when it took a dive and had  more murders  in a year than a war came back after he cleaned it up. As for Dominic Carter and really anyone from NY1, I wouldn't vote  for  ASPCA  head let alone  Mayor.

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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2009, 01:50:03 AM »
Tony Avela of Queens, but he does not have the backing. He is middle of road, sharp, straighforward, and did great job out in Bayside Flushing area as assmblymen. 

 I like Christine Quinn  :-o
Really, aside from gay marriage issue, I like her  her politics in general, think she is sharp, and she has guts to stand up to people.    We've had a bunch of bad mayors, including Guilianni, who is a phoney, and Bloomburg, who gets away with being a lousy mayor since he is madia bigshot, making him first mayor to not have to deal with heavy media pressure.  He' s tight with all newspaper, television, and radio owners, since he' s one of them,  so he never gets tough questions, or if he gets an occasional one there is no heavy follow up. 


Herman Badillo would have been  good for last eight years, but he seems retired now.

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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2009, 05:07:04 AM »
Tony Avela of Queens, but he does not have the backing. He is middle of road, sharp, straighforward, and did great job out in Bayside Flushing area as assmblymen. 

 I like Christine Quinn  :-o
Really, aside from gay marriage issue, I like her  her politics in general, think she is sharp, and she has guts to stand up to people.    We've had a bunch of bad mayors, including Guilianni, who is a phoney, and Bloomburg, who gets away with being a lousy mayor since he is madia bigshot, making him first mayor to not have to deal with heavy media pressure.  He' s tight with all newspaper, television, and radio owners, since he' s one of them,  so he never gets tough questions, or if he gets an occasional one there is no heavy follow up. 

Herman Badillo would have been  good for last eight years, but he seems retired now.

Totally agree about Gloomberg.  He's a media darling.  However, Quinn left a very bad taste in my mouth when she went along with Gloomberg's dictatorial decision to allow a third term.  Unfortunately, she did *not* stand up to Gloomberg here, where it really counted.

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« Reply #11 on: April 24, 2009, 02:07:02 PM »
http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2009/04/post-53.html


Bloomberg Declines To Debate - For Now

(Now is the time for commercials   :roll:  )

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Re: Suggest A Candidate For Mayor
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2009, 04:45:31 PM »


http://dfnyc.org/content/view/2398/16/

Glad to see a number are being considered, and hey even William Talen.
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