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Monday, February 25, 2008

Mallory's statement on Obama

COLUMBUS, OH—Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory announced his endorsement of Barack Obama at today’s “Keeping America’s Promise” Rally at the University of Cincinnati.

Mayor Mallory is a Superdelegate and will cast his vote for Obama at the Democratic Convention in Denver this summer. He joins fellow in Ohio Superdelegates Sonny Nardi and David Wilhelm in supporting Senator Obama.

“Barack Obama is inspiring and exciting people in Cincinnati in way I haven’t seen before, bringing new people into the political process because they believe in his message that when we come together, anything is possible,” Mayor Mallory said. “We know the challenges we face are steep—finally providing a quality education for every child; making sure that every American has health care. But we also know that with the right leadership, we can put the partisanship and the special interests aside and finally make progress again for working people. I’m endorsing Barack Obama today for the same reason that so many Cincinnatians are supporting him: because we know he’s the candidate who can bring about the change we need.”

“Mayor Mallory has seen the kind of impact that Washington’s misguided priorities have had on working people, and he understands that we’re lacking isn’t good ideas—it’s the political will to make them reality,” Senator Obama said. “I’m grateful to have the mayor’s support for this campaign for change as we head into the final week of the campaign in Ohio.”

Following the rally, Obama was to campaign at a “Keeping America’s Promise” Rally at Wright State University in Dayton.


31 Comments:

at 4:57 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

wow, like this was a news flash

this will come back to bite Mallory in the butt- he should have stayed neutral

he can forget having my support in 09- and since I did a lot for his campaign he's not just losing my vote

 
at 5:52 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mark Mallory,

YOU ARE THE MAN!

Looking forward to personally meeting you someday.

 
at 5:53 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think there will be enough support to get him re-elected in 09.

You can stick your vote on your butt, if you please.

 
at 5:59 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow!

Louis Farrakhan Endorsed Obama at “Saviours’ Day” Event too!

 
at 6:05 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'll proudly fill the void on your campaign, Mayor Mallory. Thank you for stepping up and leading in this critical hour. Obama represents a vision of inspiration and aspiration for America that we should all be so luck to feel a part of.

 
at 6:25 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Shocking.

 
at 6:56 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

On SUNDAY??
OH No She Didn't.??

SHAME ON YOU HOLLARY !!!
For Todays (SUNDAY) Sacrelege, blasphemy, and Atheism..
Mocking the Christian belief in Salvation.
Poking fun and Sarcasm at Believing that Heaven can Open up the sky to those who believe. Laughing at the notion that there are Celestial Angelic Choirs in the Heavens, Hurling sarcasm at those who would believe they can hear. Laughing at Hope.. Laughing at GOD..!!!
Hillary..Can you say Moses?
Did he not part the Red Sea and free his people from the Pharoh?
Who are you Hillary Rodham to tell us all not to believe that all things are possible through our Lord Our God?
It is dillusional to Hope The Lord God would ever extend his ever redeeming, ever forgiving ever everlasting Love to Our Nation? To America and her United States Citizens??
Its dillusional On SUNDAY to think this could be possible ?? 2/24/08
One thing is certain..It won't be possible under your leadership. You are a non-believer.
I suppose that deceased Dallas Police Officers family should abandon any HOPE for his Salvation. His life was lost performing a difficult and demanding job too. There aint NO GOD coming for him either. Right Hillary??
May God have mercy on your immortal soul Hillary Rodham.
SHAME ON YOU HILLARY RODHAM
The Lord works in mysterious ways....
And today God exposed your true dark soul to the world. And In so doing, the Nation and the World will be better served.

 
at 7:48 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

6:56 You're nuts!!!

 
at 8:06 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Obama’s Flier found to be misleading and untrue:

Article:
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

 
at 8:11 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

those last comments are crazy/scary--wondering about the concept of religious extremist--and hoping that the next president isn't as close minded and that they can improve this country--the next president should spend our taxes here in the US and in no other location on earth--invest is us (pun intended,LOL)

 
at 8:20 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mayor Mallory,
Do your homework!

1) CURRENT ARTICLE
“Professor Obama’s Political Plagiarism”
By SusanUnPC on February 13, 2008 at 7:51 PM in Barack Obama, Infrastructure, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Health Care, Economy, Environment
This quote will air tonight at 9:36 pm est. on BLOOMBERG TELEVISION’s “Money & Politics.” The quote is from the “Dollars and Sense” segment with Gene Sperling and Kevin Hassett:

The fact is that Obama’s [economic] plan today is the most shameless piece of potential plagiarism that I have ever seen. He basically took Clinton’s words and Clinton’s policies and called them his own. If I were a professor I’d give him an F and try to get him kicked out of school for something this terrible…If I were on the Clinton team, I’d be prepping memos.

“Those covering Senator Obama’s economic speech in Wisconsin today could be forgiven if it felt like déjà vu all over again. Voters may ask themselves that if Senator Obama cannot produce his own ideas on the campaign trail, how will he solve new problems as President?,” asks Neera Tanden, Policy Director for the Clinton campaign.

“Senator Obama’s only ‘new’ ideas were ones that Senator Clinton proposed months ago,” Tanden continues.

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


2) NBC exposes Obama’s campaign funding ties to nuclear power. Putting his funders and self interest before the people.

New York Times covered it as well not to mention whose funding him:
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) Obama won't accept money from lobbyists . . .
or will he?
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2007/aug/21/Obama-lobby/

6) Obama’s Smear Tactic Flier on Nafta 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

 
at 8:26 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Obama is charismatic and intellegient, but I am concerned about his ability to lead the country. Words are one thing actions are another. i don't believe he has the experience to run the country at this time in his career. As far as Mayor Mallory, I expected his endorsement of Obama I hope he doesn't expect that the endoresement will help in future city issues. Obama will have more important things to worry about.

 
at 8:30 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think The Freesom Center would have been a more appropriate forum for Obama's rally today. Interesting it wasn't chosen. seems like the perfect backdrop to me. In any event, he won't get my vote for President.

 
at 8:53 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

On Sep 9, 2004 Mr. Obama, said to the Herald & Review of Decatur, Illinois - "Obama said the United States benefits enormously from exports under the WTO and NAFTA."

So his position is the same as he alleges of Mrs. Clinton, right?

No.

They both think NAFTA is necessary, it just needs some fine-tuning.

Mr. Obama's exploitation of the issue IS the issue. He acts like a Boy Scout on-stage, yet off stage, the same old political games that have been going on for years in Washington.

Obama is nothing new. He just hopes to fool us until he's elected.

 
at 9:20 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please stop with the Huffington Post - I've been there.

 
at 9:24 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rumor >> Barrack asked Zero to endorse Hillary?!? but Zero got confused and blew it..

 
at 9:47 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mallory endorsed Obama because of his race. VOTE MCCAIN!

 
at 10:24 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I, for one, was appalled at Mallory's attempt to invoke himself into the Obama movement by comparing himself to Obama.

Mallory only has in common with Obama, the color of his skin. He is not of Obama's intellectual status, oratory skill or vested in service to others.

In fact, Clinton and Mallory have far more in common - being the Mallory legacy of name-sake politics that he has built his political career and personal fortune upon.

Mallory was a denigration of the Obama campaign in Greater Cincinnati. He brings more contempt than support. And, how stupid is it for Mallory to make his "endorsement" of Obama on the same day the man already has full-court local and media attention .... oh, wait a minute, the endorsement wasn't meant to promote Obama, it was a stunt to get his raggedy, do-nothing face on national tv!!!!!!

What an ultimate sell-out. My bet is, Mallory made a promise to Obama, but will vote for Clinton in a heart beat. SOB

 
at 10:43 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Churchie at 6:56 PM:

STICK IT WHERE THE SUN DON'T SHINE.

And then seek the mental help you so desperatly need.

 
at 11:08 PM, February 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why should Mallory have stayed neutral? I have more respect for him for stating who he endorses, (whomever it may be)than riding the fence like a typical politician. Good for him! Mallory obviously didnt endorse the candidate that the person who made the last comment is voting for.

 
at 11:50 PM, February 25, 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 to invgestigate the Repugnicant party as 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 1:44 AM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hillary Clinton and her apologists can only offer fear, smear, defame and blame. Morally and ethically bankrupt, politically beholden to corporate interests, no hope, tired, harsh, twisting in the wind.

 
at 5:46 AM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Obama represents a vision of inspiration and aspiration."?

Personality cultists, unite.

"We are the ones we have been waiting for."

Well, where the hell have I been all my life? I could have used me sooner.

Read his positions on the issues and his policy proposals. S O C I A L I S T.

Si se puede? Nein, danke.

 
at 6:26 AM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Rick said...

I ain't sayin' he is a dufus and I ain't sain' he ain't. But when Mallory hides his support for Obama and then suddenly appears at Obama's rally and offers his undying love - well - dufus does come to mind.

 
at 7:23 AM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous agadah said...

Congratulations Senator Mallory for your decision!

 
at 7:39 AM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you Mayor Mallory for your support of our next President!

Hillary supporters, please realize she is a divisive candidate. She cannot attract independent or mod republicans. Obama is inspirational. He is a leader.

 
at 8:02 AM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Obama Clearly an elegant speaker that can move people with his hopes and his dreams. Taking action and getting results that make your words and dreams come true are two different things.

Obama is clearly a great performer, skilled at capturing peoples interests and giving them hope. Obama offers fantasy to a country deprived of hope. It doesnt take much to speak such words; it does take a great performer to capture and gain the attention of millions. Marketing
a product so millions of people will buy your product even if your
product can't deliver requires the best of performers. If Obama was an entertainer I would vote for him. I can't say I would vote for him as President and I am disgusted that so many have fallen for entertainment issues rather then sincere issues.

Also check your facts regrading issues and recent smearing;
http://www.factcheck.org/

 
at 8:37 AM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

King Hussein Obama & Lord Mallory!!

 
at 1:01 PM, February 26, 2008 Blogger John said...

When did Hillary Clinton ever deliver health-care reform and when did she demonstrate her economic wisdom and foresight while Alan Greenspan was warning of irrational exuberance as the subprime housing loans were created and pandered during her husband's administration and her husband supported NAFTA and China's entry into the World Trade Organization without any conditions such as protecting the environment or labor and property rights to levels that are comparable to western standards?

Today China is not only a leading contributor to environmental pollution and global warming (thank you very much Mr. Nobel Laureate, Al Gore), it's also pushing up oil and other commodity prices, taking our jobs and stealing our intellectual property.

If experience may be relied upon to judge the character of our next president and their ability to deliver "solutions" then let's look at the records of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

1979 - While Barack Obama was actively involved in the South African divestment movement to end apartheid, Hillary was reaping profits of almost 10,000% in the futures markets and leaving taxpayers with her real-estate losses in the Savings & Loan bailout.

1989 - While Barack Obama served as the Harvard Law Review's first black president in its 104 year history, Hillary Clinton then wife of the Arkansas governor was receiving payments from a law firm that was doing the state's business and receiving board of director payments from Wal-Mart where she remained silent about Wal-Mart's anti-labor union practices.

1999 - While Barack Obama was securing bipartisan support for health-care reform and passage of low-income tax credits and child care subsidies in the Illinois legislature, Hillary Clinton was urging her husband to bomb Yugoslavia and supporting his Iraq "regime change" policy in order to divert public attention from the president's marital, legal and ethical infidelities.

Whereas the public benefited from Barack Obama's public accomplishments, the Clintons were the only ones to benefit from Hillary Clinton's personal agenda.

It's refreshingly nice to see a positive change coming to America. Voters across the country are rejecting the divisive Limbaughs, Hannitys and Clintons and voting for John McCain and Barack Obama.

As a Republican-leaning independent, I will vote for Barack Obama if he is the Democratic nominee running against John McCain but I will not vote for Hillary Clinton.

 
at 1:17 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Obama must stop tugging at his ears! This very bad habit must stop---Mayor Mallory

 
at 2:45 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why is it that over 100 years the public could read any graduates thesis that were written and NOW you can still read all thesis but Hillary's...why is her thesis under lock and key and cannot be read.Is it because she wrote against being for civil rights and why does she continue to give civil rights credit to Lyndon Johnson...everyone knows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gets the credit for civil rights. Hillary's grin to African Americans is so phoney and we as black people have seen through her fake grins.

 
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