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What do all three subjects have in common?  A disgusted  ATF agent who infiltrated the Hell’s Angels and is subsequently hung out to dry by his bureau (does that surprise anybody) was Diane’s guest yesterday.  

I e-mailed Ms. Rehm immediately after the show.  There's the connection. Really!   You don’t think so? I’ll show you....

O.K. here's the deal. I’m disgusted (too) with the lack of response I get to 100’s of e-mails I send, let’s just say- all over the country concerning my vendetta against what I call the "wicked" Mexican government. Her guest is disgusted in his own right, I’m disgusted in mine.  Diane was a little perplexed by her guest yesterday.  She’s usually sharper than that.  I knew just where the guy was coming from.  A three way connection like I promised?  Close, but no cigar yet.

I lay  out my own misery in many diaries right in this blog. This other gentleman wrote a book. He's very fortunate that way.  When I came back from my first of four appalling trips to Mexico, starting in 07, when I visited my friend in his rural home town and saw the near economic paralysis stemming from all the corruption down there, I embarked on a demonic mission, a man possessed- immediately upon returning home and..... Please remember: first of four trips..... I then bicycled .....up and down 6th Ave. in Manhattan  (parked the car for free in Brooklyn at the secret location), hitting all the news organizations, hoping to tell them the story, as I saw it, of the Mexican people- pitifully- being financially raped by their nearly (delete the word nearly) criminal government.  Seen through the eyes of an American who developed an extremely close friendship with an illegal, returned home with him to an area where you'll never see a foreigner... and that's not a story? I thought it was an unusual angle (there's many an angle to this adventure, trust me).   I was politely told by the news organizations, usually a receptionist,, once by the pretty Leis Weil in the lobby (FOX fame) to e-mail them instead.   The rest is (e-mail) history.  

Oh and wish me luck, after the three business day wait to see if there are any challenges to any of us  Independents, 10 in all,  I’m now securely on the ballot this fall and looking forward to being New Jersey’s next Governor.  Don't laugh, it's theoretically possible.

Re. today was not one of your better days‏
From: DRShow (

Sent: Mon 6/08/09 12:17 PM
To: gary stein (

Thank you for writing to the Diane Rehm Show. We appreciate your thoughts and comments.

today was not one of your better days‏
From: gary stein (

Sent: Mon 6/08/09 12:09 PM

You’re one of the best in the business but you sounded a little naïve in the 2nd hour of your show.  Who could blame you though?  Like the ATF agent, you’d have to be in the Club- I’ll christen right now as the "Do I Have to Blow My Brains Out To Get Any Attention Club" for you to understand.  
If nobody challenges my signature petitions then I will be officially a candidate, as of 4 PM, for Governor of New Jersey.  The ATF agent would understand completely (my frustration; if he's still sitting there.)   Diane, the diary below was posted in the Daily Kos.  I’m  "mightyquinntheeskimo"   and I’ve also been a caller to your show several times.

Do I Have to Blow My Brains Out?
by mightyquinntheeskimo
Mon Jun 01, 2009 at 05:40:05 PM PDT
(No I’ll vent by posting another diary in the Daily Kos about friggin Mexico- reverting back to my wacky writing style..... and with so many You-Tube links nobody will read it. A nascent grass roots campaign for Governor  of NJ focusing on single payer health care  will be derailed- voters will be left to wonder what might have been. Music and Mexico, the two M's F'd my great strategy to win Jersey voter's hearts and minds. Do you like great music? Check the links, I’m your candidate.
We interrupt this program to bring you this news alert........
Increasingly waggish Candidate for Governor of New Jersey, The Mighty Quinn, e-mails House Speaker Pelosi, the White House, the Washington Post- and others, and threatens to blow his brains out. Their response: Thank you for contacting my office, thank you for contacting the White House, and thank you for contacting the Washington Post.   then the diary continues under the fold as they say.....

Originally posted to mightyquinntheeskimo on Tue Jun 09, 2009 at 07:06 AM PDT.

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  •  Tips: a Hobson’s choice To tip me, a Repu (0+ / 0-)

    To tip me, a Republican who appreciates being on this sight but has been called a troll in the past, or to tip Diane Rehm- for me, if you heard her brilliant interview a few weeks ago with Elizabeth Edwards.  (Before yesterday, the last time I heard her.  I’ve been busy lately).  It was compassionate yet utterly thorough.  

    P.S. Of course if I haven’t roped any one in, nobody read the diary, nobody tips either way, I look crazy.
    P.P.S.  I made a very few minor corrections to e-mail I sent.  I don’t want to look crazy a second and third time in two days.

    "We made a lot of wrong mistakes"  Yogi Berra

    •  Are people that nervous? (0+ / 0-)

      No comments.  Are people that nervous that I’m a Republican, a Compassionate Republican.  What are they talking about on her show today?  I think I’ll go upstairs

      •  North Korea (0+ / 0-)

        That’s fine but we have problems south of border as well!

        South of the border - down mexico way
        Thats where I fell in love, where the stars above - came out to play
        And now as I wander - my thoughts ever stray
        South of the border - down mexico way

        She was a picture - in old spanish lace
        Just for a tender while, I kissed a smile - upon her face
        cause it was fiesta - and we were so gay
        South of the border - mexico way

        Then she smiled as she whispered manjanna
        Never dreaming that we were parting
        Then I lied as a whispered manjanna
        cause our tomorrow never came

        South of the border - I jumped back one day
        There in a veil of white, by the candle light - she knelt to pray
        The mission bells told me (ding-dong) - that I musnt stay
        South of the border - mexico way

        song by Frank Sinatra of course!

        •  Well, there's your problem right there. (1+ / 0-)
          Recommended by:
          Gary Stein

          Being so gay, down Mexico way.

          It'll do it every time.

          Toaster ovens for everybody!!

          Calling torture enhanced interrogation techniques is like calling a skunk a rose. It really doesn't smell any better.

          by grada3784 on Tue Jun 09, 2009 at 09:00:23 AM PDT

          [ Parent ]

  •  Soliloquy, another Sinatra song (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Gary Stein

    not a Siantra song...

    Johnnys in the basement
    Mixing up the medicine
    Im on the pavement
    Thinking about the government
    The man in the trench coat
    Badge out, laid off
    Says hes got a bad cough
    Wants to get it paid off
    Look out kid
    Its somethin you did
    God knows when
    But youre doin it again
    You better duck down the alley way
    Lookin for a new friend
    The man in the coon-skin cap
    In the big pen
    Wants eleven dollar bills
    You only got ten

    Maggie comes fleet foot
    Face full of black soot
    Talkin that the heat put
    Plants in the bed but
    The phones tapped anyway
    Maggie says that many say
    They must bust in early may
    Orders from the d. a.
    Look out kid
    Dont matter what you did
    Walk on your tip toes
    Dont try no doz
    Better stay away from those
    That carry around a fire hose
    Keep a clean nose
    Watch the plain clothes
    You dont need a weather man
    To know which way the wind blows

    Get sick, get well
    Hang around a ink well
    Ring bell, hard to tell
    If anything is goin to sell
    Try hard, get barred
    Get back, write braille
    Get jailed, jump bail
    Join the army, if you fail
    Look out kid
    Youre gonna get hit
    But losers, cheaters
    Six-time users
    Hang around the theaters
    Girl by the whirlpool
    Lookin for a new fool
    Dont follow leaders
    Watch the parkin meters

    1. Everybody is away listening to the Diane Rehm [none / 0] Replies: 0

    posted by mightyquinntheeskimo on 06/09/2009 07:31:45 PDT
    attached to What will happen to Jacob?

    1. and how are you as well? [none / 0] Replies: 0

    posted by mightyquinntheeskimo on 06/09/2009 07:28:46 PDT
    attached to Grumpy Old Men 2012?

    1. and how are you doin? [none / 0] Replies: 0

    posted by mightyquinntheeskimo on 06/09/2009 07:26:41 PDT
    attached to McAllen, Texas and Collaborative Medicine

    1. How you doin? [none / 0] Replies: 0

    posted by mightyquinntheeskimo on 06/09/2009 07:24:49 PDT
    attached to Annual Health Insurance Renewal Debacle: A Case Study

  •  Ummm...links would be nice. Especially if you're (0+ / 0-)

    running for something. Or quoting from your own diary here, so that we can click to the whole diary. And are you also thebigmoosenj? (I'm guessing so...)

    Yes, you have a "wacky writing style", and it's not serving you well. Do you have any volunteers or supporters who can produce copy? This is not an endorsement, I don't know these folks, but there are lots of pros out there....

    I took drivers licenses, out of your tag list, you didn't mention it in your diary. Just a little too edscan for me...

    Remember what FDR said, "I agree with you, I want to do it, now make me do it." Have you written/called a congress-critter today? -8.25, -6.21

    by Jacques on Tue Jun 09, 2009 at 07:48:36 AM PDT

    •  Hello (0+ / 0-)

      You took the winds right out of my sails.  Answer to your question is ...

      •  All serious now (0+ / 0-)

        The issue, helping the poor people in Mexico, including my friend, goes beyond whether I’m sockpopping or not.  I’m not posting any more diaries under that other name.  Yeeech (sorry)  All I’m asking is for one reporter to go down to Mexico with me.   Please!

        •  And yet (0+ / 0-)

          I can’t run this race seriously, I can’t lead, I can’t get anyone on board right here under my own roof.  Except for the Big Moose, my cat, who’s always right by my side.  If I could download a picture of him maybe I’d get a little more action.  He’s 32 lbs of muscle.  Look at this from when I started out very serious and hopeful last year.

          and who takes the ATF agent seriously given all he's gone through?

    •  you're link (0+ / 0-)

      took me this long to click it.  It's 11:45 AM EST

      My response

      I am putting together my web site, and hopefully I get help posting.  I'm thinking, assuming I have the "Big Mo" going, of asking for $2 contributions to be sent to an Hispanic organization that eventually is going to help me pay for that one reporter to go to Mexico with me.  As of 11:49 AM June 9th that's unlikely.  They don't give a rat's you know what either.  

  •  I have no comprehension of this diary (0+ / 0-)

    I don't understand about what this radio show has to do with your candidacy for governor?
    It is pretty incomprehensible diary, I'm afraid.

    •  Trying to help (0+ / 0-)

      Sorry I was away.  

      "The ATF agent would understand completely (my frustration; if he's still sitting there.)"

      There being the Diane Rehm Show.  If he posted a comment like yours I'd be really over my head.  If it's possible to be any more than I am already?

      •  No that didn't help (1+ / 0-)
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        Gary Stein

        Still not comphensible at least for me, I regret to say.

        •  Let me put it this (0+ / 0-)

          way.  I see you are from New Jersey.  I don't have any goal other then having one reporter follow me to Mexico.  Correction, I'd like to promote single payer health care as well.  I'd be very happy if you voted for Jon Corzine....but if I can't get you to understand my diary... Mr. Corzine won't either.  In that case the Democratic party will miss a chance to register the un-registered legal Hispanics in NJ. I guess I'd be then  stuck hoping Chris Christy appreciates all my diaries and Republicans get to register Hispanic voters.

          If all else fails I'll vote for myself in November.

          •  the final word (0+ / 0-)

            Re:  Sen. Grassley twitters, THIS (Governor) BLOGS‏
            From: DRShow (
            Sent: Tue 6/09/09 11:31 AM
            To: gary stein (

            Thank you for writing to the Diane Rehm Show. We appreciate your thoughts and comments.
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