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Public Corruption in Chester County, PA
I believe an unlikely mix of alleged drug trafficking related politicos and alleged white nationalist related politicos united to elect the infamous “Bloc of Four” in the abysmal voter turnout election of 2005. During their four year term the drug business was good again and white nationalists used Coatesville as an example on white supremacist websites like “Stormfront”. Strong community organization and support from law enforcement, in particular Chester County District Attorney Joseph W. Carroll has begun to turn our community around. The Chester County drug trafficking that I believe centers on Coatesville continues and I believe we still have public officials in place that profit from the drug sales. But the people here are amazing and continue to work against the odds to make Coatesville a good place to live.
Thursday, May 1, 2008
"A vote for Hillary Clinton is a vote to continue' a long, self-destructive Democratic campaign"
But Hillary on the ballot in November could mean heavy losses for local candidates here in Chester County PA.
The Clintons may now be considered “fair weather friends” by Black voters. Judging from what local Black people here have said they will not come out to vote for the Clintons. I am not sure if the Clintons have permanently lost the support of Black voters or if it is possible for the Clintons to regain the support of Black voters.
The Democratic Party has achieved a plurality in voter registration here in Chester County Pennsylvania. That is mostly because of the voter registration efforts by the Obama Campaign that began in October of 2007. I feel that most of those new Democratic votes would be lost with Hillary Clinton on the ballot. The support for Hillary Clinton is also just not there among independents and Republicans here and we still need them to win elections in Chester County.
From THE HUFFINGTON POST:
Hillary Rodham Clinton was jolted Thursday by the defection of one of her longtime superdelegate supporters, a former national party chairman who urged fellow Democrats to "reject the old negative politics" and unify behind Barack Obama.
"A vote for Hillary Clinton is a vote to continue" a long, self-destructive Democratic campaign, Joe Andrew added in a letter designed to have an impact on the turbulent race nationally as well as in his home state of Indiana, site of a primary next week. ...
Andrew's defection came at a particularly opportune time for Obama. The front-runner in the race, he has won more states than his rival as well as more of the popular vote, and he has an overall lead in delegates, 1736.5-1602.5. It takes 2,025 to clinch the nomination.
But he has struggled in recent days to limit the political damage caused by controversial comments by his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
Clinton's hopes of stalling Obama's drive to the nomination rest on a strong showing in the remaining primaries, beginning Tuesday in Indiana. At the same time, she hopes to persuade superdelegates that she would be a stronger candidate for the party this fall against McCain and
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