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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Brinkman touts enviro-cred

Tom Brinkman, the conservative Republican Ohio lawmaker aiming to unseat Rep. Jean Schmidt as GOP candidate in the 2nd Congressional District, has no problem bucking party sterotypes on environmental issues.

Meeting with the Enquirer editorial board today, Brinkman pointed with pride to his endorsement from the League of Conservation Voters (http://www.lcv.org/). The organization had this to say about him:

"Tom Brinkman is a staunch advocate for the environment, as his 100 percent voting record in the Ohio House in the past three years has shown. He is the only Republican member of the Ohio General Assembly to be named a ‘Champion of Conservation’ by the Ohio LCV."

On the Democratic side, LCV endorsed both Victoria Wulsin and Steve Black. The group's bottom line, according to a news release: "LCV believes any of the three challengers would be a dramatic improvement over the incumbent."

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15 Comments:

at 12:05 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

In todays environment would you want to be labeled a conservative republican? I dare to say most people would say NO. I Can't wait to vote in 2008. Victoria Wulsin will represent all people of her district not just the rich ones writting checks.

 
at 12:27 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brinkman and the League of Conservation Voters are not freinds of the enviroment. They are friends of big business polluters, period.

 
at 1:07 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chabot and Schmidt have an 8% rating, while John Boehner has a 0% rating. Brinkman thinks a 100% rating will help is failing campaign? In a primary? Where REPUBLICANS vote?

Baaahahahaha.

No thanks. I'll proudly vote for the TRUE conserative in the race, Jean Schmidt.

 
at 2:29 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous College Grad said...

Best of all Brinkman REJECTS wacky liberal environmental policy, like e-Check.

He eliminated that stupid program.

I love Brinkman - he's a common sense conservative.

And please, Schmidt staffers, stop pretending you are a normal voter excited about CONVICTED LIAR Schmidt.

Everyone knows you're just staffers posting on the blog because NO ONE is actually excited about Jean Schmidt as a "true conservative." What a joke.

 
at 3:40 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brinkman is a good man but will have a tough time againt Jean Schmidt. And Tom Brinkman is a true patriot running for office for the right reasons.

 
at 7:08 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brinkman is a bonehead like the rest of the Coast fools.Do us all a favor and dont run.

 
at 9:05 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Do Brinkman and that other right-wing crazy Dick Hammerhead have any idea how embarrassing badly they will lose?

 
at 9:52 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I appreciate Tom Brinkman for standing up for both conservative and conservation values. Only the most foolish type of so-called "conservative" (like Mean Jean's supporters) would think being a conservative means you have to support Big Polluters and bringing a nuclear waste dump into the district.

 
at 10:46 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tom is in serious trouble. This failing campaign has ruined any political future he may have had. Not that he had much of a future, but he may have been able to run for township trustee or something. The Schmidt people have been working night and day in all 7 county's and have all the county's that endorse in elections support. I guess Tax Killer Tom will be put back in his mouse cage afterall.

 
at 11:09 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brinkman can't win the OH-2 Republican primary, period. This "campaign" is his last hurrah in the limelight of local politics. Once he's thrashed (again) by the good Congresswoman, I hope he will get the picture, leave politics permanently and go back to his wife's printing company. He and all his COAST buddies (all seven of them) are major forces for division and conflict within the GOP in southwest Ohio.

 
at 11:17 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wonder if all three will also be endorsed by Fidel Castro??

 
at 1:01 AM, February 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

COAST is TOAST. Brinkman won't get within 15 points.

So is Wacky Wulsin. She'll lose by double digits.

That leaves...Congresswoman Jean Schmidt as the winner...again!

 
at 3:26 PM, February 15, 2008 Anonymous Nuclear Waste Dump Supporter said...

I love Congresswoman Jean Schmidt! She has the courage to bring nuclear waste into our little here district. That's what I want in my Congresswoman. Jean Schmidt for Congress.

 
at 8:12 PM, February 17, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

OK...why don't you get back to us after Jean Schmidt defeats COASTer Brinkman and then wacky Wulsin.

Congresswoman Schmidt will have the last laugh over anonymous losers like you.

 
at 10:47 AM, February 20, 2008 Anonymous COAST is TOAST said...

Brinkman has ZERO cash, ZERO name recognition east of Clermont county, and ZERO credibility. on any issue.

Congresswoman Jean Schmidt will beat Brinkman yet again. Go run your wife's printing business, Tom. Your political career is about to be terminated in a matter of weeks!
Thanks for playing - buh-bye!

 
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