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Sat Sep 20, 2014, 09:30 AM

 

Cool: Prof. Teachout on the Jon Stewart show.

New to me. Apologies if it's been posted here already. ( I couldn't find it.)

She's Cuomo's primary challenger, got 34% of the primary vote ( and carried 20 counties) despite the fact that she had no money and virtually no MSM attention.

She's Professor of Law at Fordham U. Specialty: Corruption in America .... which is also the title of her book.



Cuomo survived the embarrassment. (Truly, he's unembarrass- able.). But a lot of people inside and outside of the system are taking note.

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Reply Cool: Prof. Teachout on the Jon Stewart show. (Original post)
Smarmie Doofus Sep 2014 OP
NYC_SKP Sep 2014 #1
Dustlawyer Sep 2014 #2
DrDan Sep 2014 #3
RoccoR5955 Sep 2014 #4
adirondacker Sep 2014 #5

Response to Smarmie Doofus (Original post)

Sat Sep 20, 2014, 09:43 AM

1. Warren-Teachout 2016. (nt)

 

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Sat Sep 20, 2014, 10:00 AM

2. K&R!!! This is why we need Publicly Funded Federal, State, and Local Elections (PFE's)!!!

Think Congress is on vacation again, think again, they are fundraising! Year round, every year, not just election years they go to fundraisers where someone gives them their regular payment (installment) as long as the politician's message is what they want. If the message changes the payments stop. It's a big, crooked joke! How can we have an effective Congress doing the will of the people and protecting us and our environment when our legislatures can be bought? You know the answer, just look around.
The only way out of this mess is a massive uprising of Americans saying enough is enough! We need PFE's at all levels of government to put a stop to this. I read DU everyday and see stories and policies that would not happen if we had true Representative Democracy in America. Our politicians represent these corporations and the wealthy, the rest of us without much speech (money) don't get sh*t except the bill!
Climate Change is the fight of our generation that we cannot afford to lose! We will NEVER get the legislation and the change we need in time if we don't get rid of campaign contributions! Without PFE's we will lose the Climate Change war. While in New York this weekend for the Climate Change protests, spread the word about the way to win this fight!

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Original post)

Sat Sep 20, 2014, 10:04 AM

3. go Zephyr!!! - she was very objective and rational on her Daily Shop appearance

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Original post)

Sat Sep 20, 2014, 12:07 PM

4. She won 1/2 of the 62 counties in NY State.

 

If it wasn't for the fact that Cuomo overwhelmed NYC's five counties, Teachout would have won the primary.
Take out the Western New York region, and she would have creamed him!

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Original post)

Fri Sep 26, 2014, 01:49 AM

5. I missed your post but just watched the extended video. Excellent discussion!

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