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Friday, February 22, 2008

HIllary office opening - better late than never

On Sunday, at 1 p.m., the Hillary Clinton campaign will open its Cincinnati office at a union hall in Lockland.


Clinton's campaign is using space at the Painters' Union Hall at 200 Kovach Drive in Lockland as a volunteer center. The phone number is (513) 821-8444.


The Barack Obama has had its Cincinnati office up and running for more than a week - they even have a second one operating in Forest Park.


The Clinton capmaign is a bit behind in opening an office, but her local supporters have not been siting on their hands. For the past several weeks, they've been using several locations around the area to make phone calls to voters; and many volunteers have been making phone calls to voters from their own homes.


The official opening of the Lockland office is Sunday, but, on Friday afternoon, volunteers were busy at Clinton headquarters making hand-held signs for the candidate's scheduled Saturday morning rally at Cincinnati State's gymnasium. Doors open for that event at 8 a.m. Saturday.


41 Comments:

at 3:36 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

One good speech does not make a President of the United States.
Hillary is the person that I wish to lead America forward with real experience! Not a cheerleader who votes "present" to take his one chance at stardom and fame.
Hillary Clinton will fight for a fair health plan that covers the very young,the working, and the old! Veterans will be a priority to receive all care they have so very much earned.
The economy, health care,world conflicts,and the way of American life cannot be gambled by a flash in the pan! O bama needs more time to prove himself.
Hillary Clinton is the lady who can work with congress has the clout to proceed for the benefit
of all of America!!!
Now is not the time for a Rookie.

 
at 3:56 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm sorry to disagree. Its people like Senator Clinton who give campaigns a bad name. As far as unifying , tell me what moment of your personal comment intend for that. At no point. Bush was a rookie governor and rookie president if we look at it that way. Lets be honest I like both candidates, but with attacks such as her supporters favor, i cant say i am starting to like Clinton. If you dont have family values(husband in oval office) then where in the world she people jump to conclusion on Obama. Lets be real, Bush was a joke, Obama cant be worse and wont be worse.

 
at 3:57 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I too am voting for Hilliary because I want the government to confiscate more of my hard earned money!

Sen. Clinton: "Many of you are well enough off that ... the tax cuts may have helped you. We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."

I'll work even harder so others can be more dependent on government! Thanks Hilliary!

 
at 4:11 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hillary Clinton would make an outstanding President. With her years of public service, knowledge of other countries, her "grit" and her focus on solutions for our country, Hillary is simply the best candidate. I think Hillary has shown that she is a true professional when it comes to programs for health care, education, children, issues of energy independence and creation of jobs. She has demonstrated over the years that she is not afraid of hard work and is a fighter. Support Hillary in March and she will stand up for us.

 
at 4:22 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Jack in Blue Ash said...

hillary clinton did some required pro bono work at her law firm on occasion. she slept in the same bed as Billy on occasion in the whitehouse.. Get off this experience nonsense crappola..are you really that dumb

This is a lady that let her campaign go broke

Its all over anyway no big deal

 
at 4:24 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hillary is very much a rookie.

The only accomplishment she can muster is being elected to the Senate. Everything else in her war chest is "Experience By Proxy".

Not TRUE experience.

She mimics her husband and ironically, is part of the good old boy club.

Be the Change!
Vote OBAMA 2008!

 
at 4:47 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wonder if she is going to pay her bills at this campaign office? And why is it that no one mentions all the volunteers who are calling voters from their home on behalf of Sen. Obama?

 
at 5:05 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Aside from a failed health care plan, and shipping American jobs overseas while on the board of Wal-Mart, what has Hillary done?

Well, she did run for Congress in New York, but that was because she couldn't win in her home state of Illinois, and there wasn't enough donors in Arkansas to make it worth her while.

People think she stands for something because she told you she did, that's it.

We does she feel so entitled? It irks me.

 
at 5:30 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hillary or Obama - your choice of Socialist. America does not need change. We are the greatest nation. Why change? And to those not quite making it in todays' world. look in the mirror for change.

 
at 5:48 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hillary Clinton in the White House, with Bill??

We as a country are SO over that nonsense...

 
at 6:04 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well, you wouldn't post my first blog, so I guess Free Speech is already gone for Hillary detractors.
If you Ohioans give this horrible woman and her skirt chasing boyfriend a positive vote, there is no hope.
ABC---- Anybody but Clinton!

 
at 8:02 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the only sane choice.
Obama could win (Hill has no chance)and we'd go back to the one-party rule of W (2001-2006).

One-party rule is craziness.

 
at 8:13 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Typical wRong wingnut whackos spewing the elephant dung propaganda !

Let's just say the probability that anyone posting on this blog (other than the 'black mole') failed to benefit from the bush-whacko tax-cuts for their cronies !

Soooooooooooooooo PLEASE, the only dummies buying the wRong wingnut rhetoric are the red-neck whistle-blower readers !

PATHETIC 'family values"

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE CLINTON 2008 !

 
at 10:56 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Young Atheart said...

A new endorsement from Russ Feingold who expressed high regard for New York Senator Hillary Clinton, with whom he has clashed in the past. But he spoke at great length about having worked with Obama on ethics legislation in the Senate, and hailed the Illinois senator's ability to judge people and hold firm against pressure from interest groups and party insiders.

Obama is a candidate of depth and substance - not just high level stuff:
1. His speech on war in 2002 - shockingly prophetic
http://www.digg.com/politics/Full_text_of_Barack_Obama_s_2002_Speech_Against_the_Iraq_War
Once the war started, he did vote to support the troops but in no way is this a support for the war
2. De-escalation speech 2007
http://obama.senate.gov/speech/070130-floor_statement_8/
3. Detailed ECONOMY speech to Wisconsin auto-workers
http://wclo.com/podcasts/wclo-news-features/2008/feb/13/obama-janesville/
4. Details on Economy to SF Chronicle
http://cdn.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/object/article?f=/c/a/2008/01/18/MNSNUH7GC.DTL&o=0

 
at 11:09 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Senator Hillary Clinton's husband signed NAFTA into law, she supported it then.("Do you want fries with that?") She also voted for CAFTA...
more good paying American jobs shipped ("do you want to super-size that?"). What jobs are left... lower paying service jobs.

Sure that's just one issue...
another can be found here:
http://www.motherjones.com/washington_dispatch/2007/12/obama-clinton-afscme-mandates.html

Now we PROUD LIBERALS know that the present administration has been more than an ignorant disapointment, but surely a vote for Senator Clinton is a vote for the same old stuff... NAFTA, CAFTA, poor yet costly healthcare coverage, insecure homeland security etc.!

We do need a change from the bottom up. I35W is one wake up call... What if it were the Brent Spence Bridge or the Waldvogel Via.?
Infrastructures ignored by the last several administrations...
and many more issues not answered by the last several administrations........

Senator Clinton is not the answer, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Clinton?

No way!

I will vote for Senator Obama.
We really need someone with intelligence and energy behind them.

 
at 11:39 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why did she vote for the war? Hillary Clinton has blood on her hands.

 
at 11:46 PM, February 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"Anonymous said...Hillary Clinton in the White House,"

Obamm-eee in the white-house ?

Don't think sooooooooooo !

First trying to be Kennedy !

Then trying to be ML King !

Sounds like a tune fron the 70's !

"Watermelon-man !

Load up the shoping cart, don't forget the coke !

PATHETIC Phony King Impersonator !

HAD ENOUGH, Vote Clinton 2008 !

 
at 1:20 AM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ah Hillary, Have you ever sponsored ONE bill that has your name on it that has become law?
Go to her website and read her bio. NOT ONE. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/2/20/201332/807/36/458633
She enthusiastically voted for the war though. She now pretends that she didn't praise NAFTA all over the world. She did not vote against bankruptcy reform that is forcing millions of Ohioans into debt slavery and foreclosure. Obama was there and voted against the credit card industry sponsored 'reform".

Obama's senate record? See for yourself: "570 bills Senator Obama introduced into the Senate during the 109th and 110th Congress (Senate Bill numbers are in parentheses), they can be summarized as follows:"
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/2/21/164117/783/290/461422

 
at 5:25 AM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Only a candidate as clueless and inexperienced as Obama can make Hillary look qualified. Three years ago Obama was a State Senator for crying out loud.

Is Bill Seitz qualified to run for President in 3 years? Give me a break. Hillary is the only qualified Democrat left.

 
at 7:20 AM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

if Hillary has some good investment advice...like how to turn $1,000 into 100K in no time (like she did)...I may give her a look.

 
at 4:22 PM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Billary is a lying POS with the ethics of Dick Cheney. Her campaign office should be at the
13th floor of 4th and Vine: she represents the limousine and doorman district, whil Sen Obama represents the rest of us.
Ohio, be the change !!
OBAMA 08

 
at 7:08 PM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brief Note from a Floridian: -

Call me a pessimist but I am now having my doubts that either Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton will be able to win the general election in November.

For some strange reason (a "rule" enforced by Howard Dean and Company) no Democrat campaigned at all in Florida prior to our state's January 29th Pres Primary. (Even though we are the 4th largest state in the Nation). We Floridians are a closed primary state, meaning we do not allow cross-over voting. If you are a Democrat, you vote for the Democratic candidate for Pres, if you are a Republican, you vote for a Republican candidate. If you are "independent" or NPA (no party affiliation) then you get to vote for no one.

On January 29th, Hillary Clinton won more votes than any other Democrat, but it was not a majority vote. Obama came in second, and judging by John Edwards showing ( a very respectable 3rd place finish)......everyone (eg, "Dixiecrat" Democrats) who detested both Hillary and Barack voted for Edwards.

My guess is that many or most of the people who voted for Edwards will not be voting for Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama, if either of them is the final nominee. (This is judging by my mother, who can only be described as a hardliner "Dixiecrat" still registered as a Dem, even though almost all of her relatives changed their party affiliation to "Republican" a long time ago.

1.7 million votes were cast in Florida....I guess our Democratic delegates are not going to be seated at the National Convention, because the Republican-majority State Legislature changed our Presidential Primary Election to an early date that Howard Dean didn't like.

Good luck in deciding, Ohio Democrats.....please keep "electability in the General Election" in mind, when you cast your vote.

Personally, I did vote for Hillary Clinton and I will be voting for whomever the Democratic nominee is in November. (Unlike my mother and all of her relatives and their children, and my brother...because they will all be voting Republican, no matter whom the Republicans end up with.)

Let's not forget the possibility that there could be a third party candidate at some point. Just this week I listed to a speech (on C-Span) that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave before the World Bank or IMF...one of those...)Sounded like he was going to throw his hat in the ring at any moment.

Electability in the general election is the key at this point...and in that I do agree with a commentator above who noted that "three years ago" Senator Barack Obama was just an Illinois state senator. He has not been thoroughly vetted as a candidate, and you can bet the Republicans are savoring the chance that he will be the Nominee. You can bet that they will show him no mercy.

Vote...Ohio Democrats....vote as though your jobs depend on it (because they do)....

GO DEMs! And "Remember the Keating Five!"

 
at 8:08 PM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

anon 11:09 - Feb 22 is wanting someone with energy and intelligence. OK, Obama for middle linebacker. He has my vote on that. Who Dey...

 
at 8:59 PM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I want either Senator Obama or Senator Clinton to tell us how and when they plan to ask for their Attorney General or a special prosecutor invgestigate the Repugnicant party as a a corrupt organization. If so, do they believe a RICO prosecution is justified, given the illegal war and the ever-growing number of its officials at all levels coast to coast who have been convicted of various fraud and corruption crimes and sex offenses against children.

 
at 9:44 PM, February 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hillary isn't getting her rest or exercise - she looks Tired. I feel sorry for her.
On the other hand, I can't blame Slick for Monica - if you were him, you wouldn't have?

 
at 9:19 AM, February 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"...On the other hand, I can't blame Slick for Monica - if you were him, you wouldn't have? 9:44 PM, February 23, 2008..."

Unfortunately, most wood !

Even if they where upRight citizens !

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE CLINTON 2008 !

 
at 10:40 AM, February 24, 2008 Blogger greeneyedstone said...

So many Anonymous entries on here, that's funny, and typical. The Obama supporters keep crowing about change, I want to know if surviving a nuclear war is change that they're prepared to live with. Four years ago America voted overwhelmingly to stay the course and protect National Security. Now it's as though all of those concerns have ceased to exist. Believe me, they are still there. America is the most hated nation on the planet. All of the youngsters chanting the praises of Obama and change need to consider what they are endorsing. I can guarantee that if we are attacked on these shores because of that choice, I won't be able to find one young adult that would admit to voting for the platform of "change" Your actions endanger us all....

 
at 10:59 AM, February 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

As I learn more and more about Obama I put him in the same boat with most politicians and he won't be getting my vote:

1. Obama’s Flier found to be misleading and untrue:
Source: Huffington Post
Did Hillary Clinton Really Support NAFTA? Aides, Biographers Say No
February 14, 2008 01:13 PM
Read More: 2008 Campaign And NAFTA, Clinton Opposition, Clinton Opposition To NAFTA,

As the 2008 campaign shifts to economically hard-hit states like Ohio, so too do the topics of political debate. This week, Sen. Barack Obama's campaign has attacked Sen. Hillary Clinton on trade, arguing that she was once a supporter of the North American Free Trade Agreement that contributed to the loss hundreds of thousands of American jobs.

The attack is, most observers say, misleading. The "boon" line, a paraphrase lifted from a September 2006 Newsday article, has yet to be confirmed as an authentic quote. But, more importantly, the mailer misrepresents what former Clinton administration officials and biographers say was Hillary Clinton's long-held opposition to the legislation.

Entire article found here:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/02/14/did-hillary-clinton-reall_n_86674.html

2. Chicago Sun Times exposes his connect to Rezko the slum lord.
www.suntimes.com/news/politics/184540,122306obama.article

3. NBC and New york times both exposes Obama’s campaign funding ties to nuclear power and neglect to act on behalf of citizens effected.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/03/us/politics/03exelon.html?pagewanted=1&hp

4. Alleged Mob Ties In Spotlight Of Treasurer's Race Republican Christine Radogno Demanding Answers From Rival
http://cbs2chicago.com/topstories/alexi.giannoulias.christine.2.332409.html

5. Ties to the Chicago terrosit radicals in the 60s

6. .Even at a time when he's leading in the polls. His recent smear campaign proves he is not fresh and inspiring but just another desperate politician.

 
at 11:00 AM, February 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

As I learn more and more about Obama I put him in the same boat with most politicians and he won't be getting my vote:

1. Obama’s Flier found to be misleading and untrue:
Source: Huffington Post
Did Hillary Clinton Really Support NAFTA? Aides, Biographers Say No
February 14, 2008 01:13 PM
Read More: 2008 Campaign And NAFTA, Clinton Opposition, Clinton Opposition To NAFTA,

As the 2008 campaign shifts to economically hard-hit states like Ohio, so too do the topics of political debate. This week, Sen. Barack Obama's campaign has attacked Sen. Hillary Clinton on trade, arguing that she was once a supporter of the North American Free Trade Agreement that contributed to the loss hundreds of thousands of American jobs.

The attack is, most observers say, misleading. The "boon" line, a paraphrase lifted from a September 2006 Newsday article, has yet to be confirmed as an authentic quote. But, more importantly, the mailer misrepresents what former Clinton administration officials and biographers say was Hillary Clinton's long-held opposition to the legislation.

Entire article found here:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/02/14/did-hillary-clinton-reall_n_86674.html

2. Chicago Sun Times exposes his connect to Rezko the slum lord.
www.suntimes.com/news/politics/184540,122306obama.article

3. NBC and New york times both exposes Obama’s campaign funding ties to nuclear power and neglect to act on behalf of citizens effected.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/03/us/politics/03exelon.html?pagewanted=1&hp

4. Alleged Mob Ties In Spotlight Of Treasurer's Race Republican Christine Radogno Demanding Answers From Rival
http://cbs2chicago.com/topstories/alexi.giannoulias.christine.2.332409.html

5. Ties to the Chicago terrorist radicals in the 60s

6. .Even at a time when he's leading in the polls. His recent smear campaign proves he is not fresh and inspiring but just another desperate politician.

 
at 11:27 AM, February 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm tired of a substantial amount of my paycheck going for gasoline to be able to drive to work. I'm being punished for my lifestyle i.e. working and paying taxes. I'm also tired of all these porkbarrels! I've cut pork out of my diet and I want the next Pres. to cut it out of my taxes! ha ha. Obama's anti hillary flier was underhanded but this is politics.
It's hard for me to defend the Republicans while those two oilmen are in the White House.......................but watch out DEMS if McCain taps Rob Portman to run for him!!!!!! Sounds like a winner and this is coming from someone who's labeled as a "liberal elitest." McCain's not "liberal".....he's just got it "right" on social issues and the die hard conservatives need to let go of their "dinasaur" ideas and modernize a bit.

 
at 11:57 AM, February 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why did Hillary wait so long to open an office in a major city in perhaps the most important state? Shouldn't this office have happened early last Summer?
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McCain/Portman 08
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Holler!

 
at 9:42 PM, February 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

All this planning from the candidate who said she would be ready on Day 1. Yeah, right.
Oh, she meant Bill would be ready on Day 1, but that was supervising the new interns.

 
at 11:07 PM, February 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

AN OBAMA OR CLINTON VICTORY WOULD BE NOTHING SHORT OF DISASTER FOR AMERICA. VOTE McCAIN!!!!!

 
at 11:35 PM, February 24, 2008 Blogger martin said...

The truth is that Hillary did supported NAFTA. She said it was a bad idea after the fact. Borack Obama was telling the American people nothing but the plain truth. In regards to her health plan she was the one who said that her health plan will be a mandate..when pressed on how she will do that she said by going after wages, garnsh wages. Barack Obama is being straight with the American people. I just dont understand why Hillary continues her lies one after another. She has proven something very disturbing that we Americans have seen in the last couple of weeks. She has been over dramatic and very defensive. Im sorry that is not presidential. I hope we all democrats united and support Borack Obama. In Ohio Nafta was responsible for closing over 50,000 JOBS. HOW can we as decent Americans over look this and vote for Hillary…No way…I have lots of family in OHIO and the last thing I want is for them to loose thier jobs..Shame on you Hillary. She said the samthing about the Iraq war..she voted for it and now she said maybe it was a bas idea, yet she refuses to come clean. Hillary and bill are nothing but scandalous people.

 
at 11:37 PM, February 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xq8aopATYyw

Hillary is frightening megalomaniac,

 
at 9:32 AM, February 25, 2008 Blogger Chanda45227 said...

"AN OBAMA OR CLINTONVICTORYNWOULD BE NOTHING SHORT OF DISASTER FOR AMERICA...VOTE MCCAIN"

Are you serious with that... McCain is just an older version of George W. Leaving thei country in the hands of another Bush fanatic would spell disaster for this country. WAKE UP PEOPLE...PUT A DEMOCRAT IN OFFICE!! OBAMA '08

 
at 10:05 AM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chanda needs to learn how to spell "the" today.
Hillary is a chronic liar and BO is too new at the political game.
I'll vote for McCain and hope he selects an outstanding running mate; Mitt Romney would be a real asset.

 
at 11:14 AM, February 25, 2008 Blogger http://www.glamour-linger-bras.com said...

I'm a Democrat first-a Hillary fan second.

I've watched all the debates, everything else I could, and read a plethora of comments.

Barack says Hillary voted for the war, and that he was against the war

Why hasn't Hillary made it succinctly clear that he was a state senator at the time-who could obviously make the speech he did-BECAUSE HE WAS NOT A US SENATOR AND DID NOT HAVE THE ABILITY/RESPONSIBILITY TO VOTE??? I believe he has been running for President since before he left Harvard, and he was able to make that speech knowing that it could only help him in the future-and not hurt him...because he was not a US Senator at the time and did not vote on this.

Hillary needs to make it very clear that her vote was made taking into consideration all of the information she was privy to as a US Senator. Barack did not have this privileged information because he was not a US Senator. He might have voted the same way she did if he had been a Us Senator at the time of the vote and had the information she did.

Many people are confused by this-they think both Hillary and Barack were in the US Senate-and that she voted yes and he voted no. This distinction is crucial so that voters understand the true situation.

 
at 11:08 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry, Hitlery Rodram Clintoon -

Your coronation has been cancelled. You are no longer the Queen Bee of the democrats.

 
at 6:36 PM, February 27, 2008 Blogger Hope Lives!! said...

To the Floridian...

Don't start hollering about being disenfranchised to all of us...take that up with your state's democratic leaders. They blatantly disregarded a direct order and the consequences that would be associated with their defiance. I do believe your votes should count, however, is it fair that none of the candidates were allowed to campaign in Fla. or Mich., and in Mich, Edwards and Obama were not even on the ballot. If the DNC is going to resend their sanctions on these two states, then they should either a) hold their primaries over after all candidates are given a chance to campaign, or b) split the delegates 50/50 between Hillary and Barack. There has to be a sense of fair play in all of this.

 
at 3:37 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm a Democrat and if Hillary doesn't pull off the upset, I'm voting for John McCain.

 
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