First Rangel is endorsed by Larry Seabrook, and now John Liu.
This brings an entirely different spin on the idea that Rangel is being supported by all the “usual suspects.” Embattled Liu gives Rangel stamp of approval www.nypost.com
The Greens have been intimidating civic groups for years into including them in Democratic Primary debates.
In fairness, though, very few civics in heavily Democratic areas hold debates during the general elections, so this is probably the only shot the Green have for such inclusion. Congressional Debate Reveals Little Except That Everyone is a Democrat fort-greene.thelocal.nytimes.com
Aaron Short: The outspoken Councilman says he earned Towns’s nod in part because of the incumbent’s feud with Brooklyn Democratic Party boss Vito Lopez, who backs Jeffries.
Lopez stymied Towns’s bid to succeed his son, Darryl Towns, as a Democratic district leader in Bushwick last year, reigniting tensions between the powerful rivals that date back decades.
Gate: Aaron, did you not know that one of Vito's votes in that endeavor came from Barron's wife, Inez? Retiring Rep. Ed Towns endorses Charles Barron in House race www.brooklyndaily.com
Hakeem Jeffries: "What’s the sources, Charles? I mean is it the ‘Charles Barron Encyclopedia on Conspiracy Theories?"
Here's another entry from that book. Charles Barron and Hakeem Jeffries Face Off in Contentious Debate politicker.com
This is the moral equivalent of Barron welcoming Mugabe, another homophobic supporter of ethnic cleansing. Dean Skelos Welcomes David Storobin to the State Senate [Video] politicker.com
Hail to Skelos the Reformer.
He's put an end to the hack tradition of leaders always backing their conference members. Skelos Mum On Storobin Run www.capitaltonight.com
On his blog, Gene Berardelli pictures Helene Weinstein as a falling domino, but on his Twitter Feed (and never get between Berardelli and his feed), he tells a different story:
@gberardelli: I have the best friends in the world! But sorry, I have no desire to run for any public office, let alone a near-unwinnable district. #ad41 Brooklyn GOP Radio: Game On. brooklyngopradio.blogspot.com
CSNY says disclosure is a "Four Way Street."
This is "De Vu" all over again.
Except for Neil Young, I haven't had a use for any of these guys since they left the Byrds, Springfield and the Hollies. CSNY Won’t Do Proactive Disclosure www.capitaltonight.com
Mitt (2006): ""Either the individual pays or the taxpayers pay. A free ride on government is not libertarian...An uninsured libertarian might counter that he could refuse the free care, but under law, that is impossible—and inhumane."
Gate: I could actually vote for THAT guy. How Romney Pushed State Health Bill online.wsj.com
Sorry, but the idea that the Wisconsin recall has nothing to do with November may be logical, but who said that spin-based momentum has anything to do with logic? Hey DC, Wisconsin's Recall Election Isn't About You www.slate.com
I'm at the right wing end of the Zionist left; Dershowitz, who is at the left wing end of the Zionist right, had previously said he supported a two state solution, but never supported any effort to actually facilitate it. Now, he proves his sincerity. Alan Dershowitz: A Settlement Freeze Can Advance Israeli-Palestinian Peace online.wsj.com