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This good articles from the NY Times about student debt.
I see that the Salem Rotary Club decided to give the Republicans a huge advantage in politicking at Olde Salem Days.
#2 – How’s that, gdad?
How so gdad? The article clearly said the Rotary Club did not ban representatives or operatives working the event. It just banned booths. I suppose it’s the Rotary Club’s fault that, according to the article, few of the actual democrat candidates cared enough to show up when several of the Republican’s did? Did the Rotary Club change the location this year so it included Griffith’s Office? Was the location of this year’s Olde Salem Days any different than it has ever been in the past? Sounds like the Democratic party dropped the ball and didn’t plan ahead and now, as is the case with everything that ever goes wrong with Democrats, it’s someone else’s fault.
But here is something for you to ponder. Even if the Rotary Club did it on purpose, is there some reason a private organization should be obligated to give equal time to all political parties?
#4 The Rotary Club, of course, would have been well aware that the Repubs had a built-in “booth” on the main drag while the Dems did not.
Was it a booth, gdad? Nope. Could the ems have had something similar? Yep, but they didn’t.
They blew it and it’s no one’s fault but their own.
And because of that no democrat candidates could show up? I know you want the Democrats to be seen as the victim’s once more, but yet again I’ll ask, did the location for OSD change? Did they keep the rules a secret and spring it on the dems at the last minute?
And again, is the Rotary Club under some obligation to make sure both parties have a place during the event? Yeah, I know. Like everything else the dems bungle, not their fault.
That still doesn’t explain why the dems candidates didn’t care enough to at least show up and walk around and shake hands gdad. And I’ll ask again, did the Rotary Club keep the rules a secret? Did they somehow prevent the dems from renting office space on the street? Did they change the location of OSD from what it has always been to specifically include Griffith’s office?
This seems like yet another time when the dems screwed up and now want to be the victim and blame someone else. And again, even if it was on purpose, is the Rotary under some obligation to make sure both parties are equally represented?
Sorry for the double post. I sent the first one and got an error message and the post was gone when I went back so I re-typed and re-submitted.
#6 You have to find a place — probably owned by a Dem — that doesn’t need to do business that day and will let you set it up. You have some sort of evidence they didn’t try?
#10 Maybe they could have built one…
#10 – Nah, gdad, I have no evidence that they didn’t try. What’s clear, though, is that they blew it and are blaming someone else for their woes.
Which, I might add, is a typical trait of Democrats.
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