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« Reply #30 on: September 04, 2010, 07:56:59 AM »
Go to Europe does not mean go to hell. What I am trying to state is that we are not going to have a socialist society here like the ones that are in Europe and the Republicans will stop that from happening because the European lifestyle comes with VERY high taxes (minimum VAT of 14% in all European Union countries) and with very high rates of government spending (Greece).

so is there no chance that if the Dems keep power that a VAT tax would be imposed? It has at least been discussed.
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« Reply #31 on: September 04, 2010, 04:44:40 PM »
so is there no chance that if the Dems keep power that a VAT tax would be imposed? It has at least been discussed.

Democrats WILL do a VAT if and when they are able to.

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« Reply #32 on: September 04, 2010, 09:06:38 PM »
Anyone seen the new Maloney TV commercial?  It's been on high rotation all day on NY1 - pretty good I think, and our own Costa is in the last few seconds! 

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Re: Maloney v Reshma
« Reply #33 on: September 04, 2010, 11:20:57 PM »
and not to be persnickety - shouldn't it be Carolyn vs. Reshma or Maloney vs. Saujani? 

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Re: Maloney v Reshma
« Reply #34 on: September 04, 2010, 11:30:33 PM »
and not to be persnickety - shouldn't it be Carolyn vs. Reshma or Maloney vs. Saujani? 

LOL....well, your a mod....can't you change it?
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« Reply #35 on: September 05, 2010, 07:33:05 AM »
persnickety? It is noticeable, but sounds fine as is.

Most Democrats that we know plan to vote for Maloney. And the results as usual are dependent on turnout.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfwD3s5ytFI

Reshma should have had these producers work on more of her videos. Good bio; not really a plan or agenda
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« Reply #36 on: September 05, 2010, 07:50:30 AM »
LOL....well, your a mod....can't you change it?

I could, but I don't think it would be appropriate to change the topic just because I feel it lacks symmetry - if that makes any sense. It's not a violation of any board rule, just using one candidate's last name vs. one candidate's first name.  I wonder if how we conceive of the candidates impacts how we process what they're telling us - I suspect it does.  Maloney, using her last name because she's an institution and has gravitas?  Reshma because she's young just using her first name?  It drove me nuts when it was always Hillary vs. Obama too.

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« Reply #37 on: September 05, 2010, 07:55:50 AM »
persnickety? It is noticeable, but sounds fine as is.

Most Democrats that we know plan to vote for Maloney. And the results as usual are dependent on turnout.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfwD3s5ytFI

Reshma should have had these producers work on more of her videos. Good bio; not really a plan or agenda

I think that's been one of her big problems.  She agrees almost completely with Carolyn Maloney and would not have voted differently on any piece of legislation that I know of - it's all bio bio bio, I'm young, hot and it's my time.  I would prefer to see a candidate do something in the district and I'd like to have some faith that they understand how to run a government office and how the various levels of government work, else you are not likely to get much done.  Saujani has been at her current address in our district less than a year from what I've read and has mainly lived in Congressmember's Nadler's district.  If she'd been active with any community groups or served on a community board, or worked in some government office, I think she'd have a better sense of what she's actually running for, but she, like many first-time candidates just sees holding office as glamorous and power instead of being public service (with long hours, lots of demanding constituents and constant balancing of competing interests).  Maloney, regardless of if people agree with her positions (and I do), runs a tight office, with amazing constituent service.  They always answer you and usually solve your problems.

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Re: Maloney v Reshma
« Reply #38 on: September 05, 2010, 09:05:35 AM »

Not hotter than Gillibrand right?

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Re: Maloney v Reshma
« Reply #40 on: September 05, 2010, 05:43:54 PM »
and not to be persnickety - shouldn't it be Carolyn vs. Reshma or Maloney vs. Saujani? 

you're so damn persnickety, McDirk!  :-D

I started the thread and made that the title since that is how they are portraying themselves to us (or, at least me).  When I hear people in the 'hood talk about Carolyn, they say, "Carolyn Maloney said...."  When they speak of Reshma Saujani they say, "Well, Reshma said...."

That's all. 

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Re: Maloney v Reshma
« Reply #41 on: September 05, 2010, 08:51:42 PM »

http://www.queenscourier.com/news/top_stories/

http://www.queenscourier.com/articles/2010/09/03/news/top_stories/doc4c80009e008aa915877874.txt

The QC hard copy has pretty good responses on a primary guide. The online news articles are not very user friendly.  The AG candidates are listed under Eric.
No listing that I saw for Lt Gov.

Still a bit surprised the DN has a welcome endorsement for Reshma with praise for Maloney.
Perhaps helpful to consider too the DN owner's real estate interests.

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/2010/09/05/2010-09-05_saujani_for_congress.html
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« Reply #42 on: September 05, 2010, 08:56:07 PM »
I could, but I don't think it would be appropriate to change the topic just because I feel it lacks symmetry - if that makes any sense. It's not a violation of any board rule, just using one candidate's last name vs. one candidate's first name.  I wonder if how we conceive of the candidates impacts how we process what they're telling us - I suspect it does.  Maloney, using her last name because she's an institution and has gravitas?  Reshma because she's young just using her first name?  It drove me nuts when it was always Hillary vs. Obama too.

hehehe.....you know I was teasing right?

I never really noticed the Hillary vs. Obama thing......But then again....With there being a Bill Clinton.....wouldn't Clinton vs. Obama lead to a bit of confusion?

Interestingly....if you look at the AV v JFP thread.....most of us used Jeremiah and Aravella. Both young and new to politics.
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« Reply #43 on: September 05, 2010, 09:06:08 PM »


Still a bit surprised the DN has a welcome endorsement for Reshma with praise for Maloney.
Perhaps helpful to consider too the DN owner's real estate interests.

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/2010/09/05/2010-09-05_saujani_for_congress.html


At first she mentions in the Queens Courier article; ineffective politicians and then scandal laden politicians. I really don't see that applying to Maloney.

And that DN endorsement was just....."We want a fresh face" Or at least that's the way I read it.

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Re: Maloney v Reshma
« Reply #44 on: September 08, 2010, 06:53:24 AM »


http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/07/debate-in-house-race-stirs-big-passions-for-a-small-audience/

Not hearing any news, and neither comes across very well. I hope Maloney is not following advice to duck journalists and debates.

The comment seems correct that both fit DC too well.


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Ms. Maloney seemed to stumble here, saying, “I was not involved in fund-raising,” though she did not deny having attended the two events or that her campaign team, in which she presumably has some role, had arranged them.

But she insisted that they had been arranged long before she was appointed to the conference committee that hashed out the financial reform bill, brandished her bona fides on campaign finance reform, and suggested that Ms. Saujani’s heavy backing from Wall Street made her a hypocrite.
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