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John Liu: Victory

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This guy could be Mayor in four years. He is going to be the same age as JFK was when he became president. The point being, he is not going to be too young. I think it is a choice between four and 12 years. I would recommend four. Like JFK once said, "They will forget me, others will come along."
John Liu Has Me ExcitedNYC Local RacesThis guy has had me excited. For the first time in New York history, thanks to him, Chinatown now finally has an Asian American on the city council, a long time coming.

He completes the Blac equation for me, Blac as in Black, Latino, Asian coalition. John's victory has been an Obama moment for New York City. Barriers have been broken.
Jupiter And ObamaSotamayor's Nomination As Historic As Barack's Election, Maybe More SoBarack Obama gets compared to JFK often. But John actually shares JFK's name. Rumor has it he was named after JFK. Did he have hippy parents?

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To Me This Is About Race

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Facebook removes "Should Obama be killed?" poll

Jimmy Carter said this was about race. Obama said no, it was not about race. I am siding with Carter on this one. This is about race, or it would have happened also to Bush and Clinton, if it were partisan.Image by roberthuffstutter via Flickr

I have confidence in the Secret Service. But this is not just about the life of someone whose candidacy I was so invested in. This is about race as it might play out day to day. I feel taunted. This is about people who are not president, or even remotely close. Of course this is about race. As if we were being told, you can have the highest office in the land, but don't you think racism as an ideology is going anywhere. This is problematic.

Granted this is a tough economy, granted health care as an issue arouses many emotions. Granted it has been a big leap for the country to elect a black man, but I did not read about gun toting protesters at Clinton and Bush rallies. Of course this is …

John Liu Has Me Excited

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Facebook Photo Album: John Liu For NYC Comptroller
NYC Local Races
Obama may sit out New York City mayor's race between Bloomberg and ThompsonPresident Obama is refusing to get involved in the city mayor's race unless Bill Thompson can somehow close the gap with Mayor Bloomberg.




NYC Local Races

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Clear Wireless Internet: Satellite Internet

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4G Clear Wireless Internet has got to be your choice wireless broadband type. Super fast internet at home and super fast internet on the go, and you will miss home much less. Clearwire brings you such offerings. Music and videos feel just like static webpages. There is but no lag time. Wherever you are in town, wherever you are in the city, Clearwire is there for you with lightning fast internet. Clear Atlanta is one such big city example.

The importance of broadband in this day and age can not be exaggerated. Broadband is as basic as electricity today, for work, for pleasure, for life activities.

Do you have the power on?

Related articles by ZemantaClearwire Gets WiMax Partners in Japan, Russia (xconomy.com)Sprint willing to fill Clearwire's coffers (infoworld.com)Clearwire Does WiMax in Bellingham, Boise (xconomy.com)

Gun Parts

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Broadly speaking, I am for gun control. I am for a greater regulation of the gun industry. Hunting is a sport, regulate it like a sport. That is where I come from. And in the big cities like New York, you need much tighter gun control laws than in the rural areas. Give those who fight crime a fighting chance. I think many gun manufacturers will go with sensible gun control laws. After all, illegal, irresponsible, criminal use of guns give the industry a bad name.

Secure Your Home For About A Dollar A Day

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These are tough economic times. The crime rates are up. Protect your homes. Get an ADT alarm system.

The law enforcement people are your second layer of protection. ADT alarms are your first layer. Stay safe in these turbulent times. Make a small investment now to prevent a big loss to you down the line. Get safe.

ADT alarms monitor 24/7, whether you are home or gone.

Tough economic times or not, New York City is a big city and big cities tend to be high crime areas regardless. Don't be sorry later, be safe now. Make a small investment in ADT.

Inflatable Adventures

Inflatable Adventures brings you a ton of fun. It has been "providing California with the biggest slection of party rentals, inflatable games, bouncers, inflatable water slides and carnival game rentals." It is your party, but let them help plan it. You get all the credit. You get to offer a wide selection of fun. Companies, schools, churches plan big events with the help of Inflatable Adventures. Santa Clara Party RentalsOakland Party Rentals Alameda Party Rentals


Miami Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising

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Roar Media blends traditional public relations techniques with the new internet enabled ones. It is one of those Miami pr firms that have been gaining momentum in Miami advertising and Miami marketing.

Traditional marketing is not enough, but those who have not mastered the fundamental values of traditional marketing can not make the best possible use of social media and internet marketing. Road Media blends the two seamlessly.

Road Media has been making a name for itself in the Miami public relations sector.

Road Media is so very next generation. It is in tune with the shifts in media consumption. The old ways are no longer working like they used to. Become a lion in your sector with Road Media.

The Economic Profession Messed Up

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http://twitter.com/paramendra/status/3770105844

And here we have one of them owning up to it.
How Did Economists Get It So Wrong? Paul Krugam, New York Times ....... in a 2008 paper titled “The State of Macro” (that is, macroeconomics, the study of big-picture issues like recessions), Olivier Blanchard of M.I.T., now the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, declared that “the state of macro is good.” The battles of yesteryear, he said, were over, and there had been a “broad convergence of vision.” ........ the “central problem of depression-prevention has been solved,” declared Robert Lucas of the University of Chicago in his 2003 presidential address to the American Economic Association ........ Last year, everything came apart. ........ the 1987 stock crash, in which the Dow plunged nearly 23 percent in a day for no clear reason ......... U.S. households have seen $13 trillion in wealth evaporate. More than six million jobs have been lost ........ even as the recession…

Richard Aborn For Manhattan District Attorney

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Richard Aborn for Manhattan District Attorney
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Richard Aborn: A Narrow Victory
Richard Aborn Still Making Inroads in Manhatten's DA Race ...
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Image via WikipediaLast Tuesday I showed up for an Aborn event near Union Square. I almost missed it. I thought it was on Wednesday. Lucky for me I logged into Facebook and there was a reminder or two. So I showed up.

I like to stick to following presidential level politics. Local races do not excite me to the same extent. But I had been noticing for months all my Obama 08 friends seem to be excited about this one guy: Richard Aborn. But I stayed away. District Attorney is not even Mayor. That was getting too local for me. But I wanted to check the guy out for the sake of my friends. So I showed up. Once at the bar I realized I had been to the same venue for a few other events by a few other …

Obama, Ted Kennedy, Health Care

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Image via Wikipedia Obama’s Health Care Speech to Congress Published: September 9, 2009 Following is the prepared text of President Obama’s speech to Congress on the need to overhaul healthcare in the United States, as released by the White House.Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, and the American people:When I spoke here last winter, this nation was facing the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. We were losing an average of 700,000 jobs per month. Credit was frozen. And our financial system was on the verge of collapse.As any American who is still looking for work or a way to pay their bills will tell you, we are by no means out of the woods. A full and vibrant recovery is many months away. And I will not let up until those Americans who seek jobs can find them; until those businesses that seek capital and credit can thrive; until all responsible homeowners can stay in their homes. That is our ultimate goal. But thanks to the bold and deci…