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Friday, February 15, 2008

Mallory's busy day no shield against jokes






Between being wooed by Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama, Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory managed to sit in on presentations this afternoon at the Chamber of Commerce from organizations seeking state capital bill money. Mallory’s on the committee that will narrow the list of projects before it’s sent to the General Assembly.

“It’s exciting,” he said of the eventful day. His focus during private meetings with Clinton and Obama today, he said, is to lay out Cincinnati’s priorities and discuss how the candidates' agendas would help the city.
“They want my endorsement. People say ‘It’ll really help you’ but I say ‘I’m doing just fine. I’m more worried about Cincinnati.”
Mallory’s status as most-sought-after-endorser-in-the-city, though, didn’t shield him from some razzing this afternoon for his recent not-so-flattering moment in the spotlight. In all fairness, though, Mallory started it.
Sharonville Mayor Virgil Lovitt had just finished a presentation on the expansion of the Sharonville Convention Center and asked if there were any questions.
“I have one,” Mallory said. “Was that you going down a water slide in your suit?” (In a recent event to promote CoCo Key, Sharonville’s new indoor water park, Lovitt went down the slide fully dressed. He hasn’t lived it down)
“Do I dare say this?” responded Lovitt with a gleam in his eye. “I knew no one’s ever going to ask me to throw the first pitch,” he said, and referred to the water slide incident as his “first pitch moment.”
The small crowd cracked up, Mallory included. “That’s it. Thumbs down on this project. Next!” Mallory joked. The mayors had a good chuckle over their respective media moments, shook hands and went back to work.

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at 10:13 AM, February 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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The War can not be won militarily, it takes diplomacy.Obama has the ability and desire to settle differences by diplomacy. He will take such avenues when dealing with Middle East situations. When appropriate.

I don't believe anyone can consider Hillary Clinton, anything close to diplomatic. Not One Arab leader will listen, or take part In negotiations with her.

Bush, McCain, and Clinton will only make demands, and take unecessary military action, as has been witnessed by the Iraq War, and our losses of life, treasures, and reputation in the world. Regrettably, all three led us into the Quagmire in Iraq, and have no idea of how to end it.

Neither cared about an exit plan at the time, which now adds to their dilema.

Our economy has been poured down the drain with this leadership. All other issues have been off the table. A 10 trillion dollar debt left behind for the next several generations.The responsibility for such is shared by all three.BUT no one admits any mistake.

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at 3:28 PM, February 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where were you?

It would be a first if you remained neutral

 
at 8:16 PM, February 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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at 10:10 AM, February 17, 2008 Anonymous common-sense said...

We negotiated for 10 years with Saddam, he gave us the finger! The UN inspectors were prohibited from searching for WMD or directed to areas that they were permitted to search DUH !!
Put your head in the sand America. Negotiate with liers while they plot to attack you from within!!!Next attack may not be confined to New York or such a small scale. How about simultaneous attacks in 25 cities killing millions! It certainly is possible, I for one, prefer to try to stop these attacks before they happen.
We teach these terrorists to fly our jets, use our technology, give them our satelite technology, then wonder what happened???
OPEN YOUR EYES!!
Please don't beleive all you hear!
Our media is now owned by a very small group of people, and getting smaller. Yesterdays news reported that clear channel is buying another large radio group and being forced to sell 2 stations locally!! Reason was "control of local advertising rates! WHAT ABOUT CONTROL OF LOCAL NEWS!!! Do we really want 3 or 4 people in some other part of the country deciding which news they are going to tell us and which news they will repress!!!

 
at 1:18 PM, February 19, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

"the educated, informed and employed vote for Obama" is that what you said? What a snob! If all the Obama supporters are educated, informed and employed, what are they crying about? Quit saying how bad it is, when you live in the Best Country in the world. Stand up for the USA. Choose a strong leader. Vote John McCain.

 
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