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NY Governor Debate

Posted in political, politics on October 19, 2010 by Nada

Meg Whitman and Her Housekeeper

Posted in general weirdness, political, politics on September 30, 2010 by Nada

Meg Whitman finally got a big dose of what she’s been serving up here in the California gubernatorial race. She’s all mad now, holding press conferences and saying crap like, “Gloria Allred does this before every election.” And to quote the hyperlinked article, “Indeed, before Gov. Arnold Schwarzennegger, a Republican, was first elected to that office, Allred had a press conference with a woman who claimed the former Hollywood movie star had groped her.” We elected The Gubernator anyway. I voted for him, grope or no. I think he’s done a pretty good job too.

Meg should write notes to herself like I do, and those notes should read, “Remember not to diss other candidates as my platform. They may retaliate.” I guess they did, and to be honest, I don’t care if she hired an illegal alien to clean her house. She’s the one making the big deal out of it. What I do care about is her platform is based on maligning the other candidates. Every single T.V. ad I see she she just tells me what a liar and boob Jerry Brown is. You know what? It makes you look like you have a screw loose, Meg. And where did you find that crazy picture of Jerry Brown with the errant facial hair (singular). Are you one of those mean girls from high school? Why don’t you tell us something about how you plan to save California from our financial crisis. Maybe you’re not concerned with that. Hard to say.

Daniel Swafford City Council District 4

Posted in Dimond District, District 4, Oakland, political, politics on September 12, 2010 by Nada

I have no interest in politics. Zip. None. But I do have a high interest in electing someone to Oakland City Council for District 4 who’s done a whole heck of a lot for my community. That person is Daniel Swafford. He’s running for Oakland City Council District 4 in the November 2010 election. His volunteer work speaks for itself. What the web site doesn’t say is how Daniel never runs from a tough situation. He wades in and mediates. Do I know him personally? Sure, I do. I think everyone in the Dimond District knows him and knows how much he has helped our community with his sincerity, hard work, and willingness to unselfishly give his time for the betterment of community. Okay, now I sound like some kind of ad. Vote! Daniel. That’s what I say. And I only recommend the best on this blog. He’s the best. I know. I know. Another best.

District 4, City Council Candidate Forum

Posted in Oakland, politics on August 25, 2010 by Nada

The League of Women Voters of Oakland is co-sponsoring a public forum for candidates running for the City Council, District 4. This forum is scheduled for Thursday, September 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fruitvale Presbyterian Church, 2735 MacArthur Blvd. Any questions about the format of this forum can be directed to the League of Women Voters of Oakland representative Mary Weinstein: 510-238-9240 or