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Wed May 14, 2014 at 09:11 AM PDT

Petition page

by plh225

I have a suggestion for the mucky mucks who run this joint. Can you make a centralized petition page that puts all the petitions you think we should sign (or sing if you like) in one place so that we can find all of them and sign them if we agree? Facebook simply does not load your petitions for me on any of my machines (due to my anti-tracking configuration I presume). And I am sure I miss some of them because I work and do other things and sometimes don't pat y attention despite the number of reminder emails you send me. I also think you shouldn't just link petitions to FB. YOu should have an option to sign on a DKOS page.
Thanks for listening.

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Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 08:30 PM PDT

Reality Disconnect and Questions

by plh225

This election is, as far as I can tell, the weirdest since I started voting in 1980. You have the first black President running on a platform of (1) having saved the country from Bush the Junior's tax break apocalypse, (2) nursing the country into recovery from the financial apocalypse, (3) extricating us from two stupid wars and (4) the ACA. You have Romney running on nothing but lies.

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Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 01:00 PM PST

NYC Attorney = Kos Katalogue Member

by plh225

I run a private law practice geared toward providing personal attention to each of my clients. My expertise is in cooperative, condominium and general real estate law; wills; probate/administration of estates; and business law. My business is based on referrals from clients, professionals in my field and those in related fields.

I was trained as a litigator and have successfully tried cases in both Federal and New York State courts. I have experience with appellate practice as well. I have extensive experience in settling litigated cases and matters headed to litigation.

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Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 08:32 AM PST

Give the Man a Chance

by plh225

I have been reading some heavy criticism of our President-Elect's choices for economics, intelligence and defense posts primarily based on the fact that they are re-treads from the Clinton Administration or that he is keeping Bush-Hawks in their posts. I feel it is important to keep up the progressive pressure, but folks can we we give PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA a chance? As the Onion so aptly put it, he has just been given the worst job in America.

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Wed Nov 26, 2008 at 08:20 AM PST

Nationalize the Oil Companies

by plh225

We have all been reading about how President Elect Obama is a socialist in disguise and will almost certainly ruin this great Country of ours when he takes office on January 20, 2009 (a date still way too far off for my comfort). Yet the ruin of this country has almost come to fruition after eight years of W and the socialization of this country began many weeks ago first with the acquisition of just under 80%  of AIG (under 80% you understand is a number that keeps AIG's toxic asset collection off the US Treasury' books - a neat accounting trick just like those used by real industries). It has continued with acquisitions of troubled banks which are "too big to fail." Now that the United States Government is an investor in private industry, I would like to suggest that, as long as tax dollars are being given away with wild abandon, some proportion of those tax dollars be put toward a profitable enterprise.

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Thu Oct 02, 2008 at 03:48 AM PDT

Doing Something

by plh225

A friend emailed me last week looking for volunteers to canvass for Senator Obama in Pennsylvania. I jumped onboard because I was feeling useless as I live in New York and Obama has a lock on our electoral votes (barring fraud of course). I have relatives in PA who may be  voting for the wrong ticket which is part of the reason I wanted to go there - offset the misguided votes of cousins to whom I can relate on personal terms but not politically. But the main reason is that I have never been so impressed by a political candidate that I thought it was worth spending my precious free time.

But this time it is not about whether the candidate is someone I support on  all or many levels. It is about doing something to stop the damage of the last thirty years of regressive policies. This country cannot afford four more years of upward wealth re-distribution, environmental neglect, financial havoc and outright governmental criminality.

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