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Dino Rossi for Governor (Seattle times endorsement)
Seattle Times ^ | 10/19/08 | Seattle Times

Posted on 10/20/2008 10:15:28 AM PDT by Samizdat

Sunday, October 19, 2008 - Page updated at 12:00 AM Dino Rossi for governor DINO Rossi should be elected governor Nov. 4 because he can best be trusted to erase the state's huge projected deficit without raising taxes. Under Gov. Christine Gregoire, state government during the good years built up a mass of programs, promises and public spending. Now the economy is in recession, and unless taxes are to be raised on people already struggling — a bad idea — state spending will have to be cut about 10 percent. To do that, the people need a governor who has a track record of budget reduction and is politically empowered to do it. That would be Rossi. In the last recession, in 2003, Republican state Sen. Rossi took a tough budget proposed by Democratic Gov. Gary Locke — a budget that legislators weren't sure Locke really believed in — and made it believable. Copyright © 2008 The Seattle Times Company

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TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: 2008endorsements; gregoire; rossi; wa2008
Knock me over with a feather!
1 posted on 10/20/2008 10:15:29 AM PDT by Samizdat
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To: Samizdat

OK, just for us not in the “know”. I assume this is a lib paper endorsing the Republican in a close race? Any updates on this race (including history of last election) appreciated!


2 posted on 10/20/2008 10:20:17 AM PDT by icwhatudo (PALIN VID=========>>>>>http://www.overstream.net/view.php?oid=n1ronxelmtin<++++++++)
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To: icwhatudo; Samizdat
Nice! This may explain why Joe Biden was campaigning in Tacoma WA yesterday.

Go Dino!!

3 posted on 10/20/2008 10:23:34 AM PDT by impeachedrapist (Bill Clinton, as Arkansas Attorney General did you make Juanita Broaddrick pay for her rape kit?)
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To: Samizdat

FYI Eastern WA

Candidates Forum Thursday October 23 at 7pm at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown WA

Sponsored by:
The Community Development Association

Candidates that have agreed to participate:
The two candidates running for County Commissioner = Jerry Finch and Pat O’Neill
The two candidates running for State representative = Tyana Kelly and Joe Schmick

Forum objective includes:
Facilitating a good discussion on issues that are important to people in small towns in Whitman County
Giving each of the candidates an equal opportunity to present their ideas and concerns
Providing the interested residents who come to the forum an opportunity to ask questions that are of interest to them
Introducing the candidates to what we are accomplishing and where we need assistance in the Uniontown/Colton community
Limit the formal discussion time to no more than 2 hours

For more information:
http://www.artisanbarn.org/

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Uniontown+WA&ie=UTF8&ll=46.570191,-117.106018&spn=0.378577,1.560059&t=p&z=10


4 posted on 10/20/2008 10:23:46 AM PDT by MD_Willington_1976
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To: icwhatudo

If I remember correctly, Gov. Christine Gregoire was elected due to fairly blatant voter fraud and the Seattle Times did the “nothing to see here, move along” routine.


5 posted on 10/20/2008 10:25:44 AM PDT by stylin_geek (Liberalism: comparable to a chicken with its head cut off, but with more spastic motions)
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To: icwhatudo

I’m not “in the know,” but I believe this is a rematch of the real stolen election, where Rossi was ahead on the first and second count, but on the third “count” he lost.

It was close all the way, but it’s amazing how recounts always add votes to the ‘Rats.


6 posted on 10/20/2008 10:28:19 AM PDT by Gil4 (If you do what is right eventually the polls will catch up to you)
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To: Samizdat
Good for the Times, it's surprising but they have been critical of Gregoire and her spending.

When Gregoire won, so did her donors

7 posted on 10/20/2008 10:29:58 AM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: Samizdat
FYI: The Seattle Times endorsed Rossi during the last WA state gubernatorial race. It didn't help. ACORN turned out en masse. By the time the recounts were done, Greg-gore had more votes than there were voters.
8 posted on 10/20/2008 10:32:58 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (If Hillary is elected, her legacy will be telling the American people: Better put some ice on that.)
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To: Samizdat; pissant; Red Badger; jazusamo

PING


9 posted on 10/20/2008 10:38:33 AM PDT by Paperdoll (on the cutting edge)
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To: Samizdat; Paperdoll; bigfootbob; Libertina

Zoinks. That surprises me.


10 posted on 10/20/2008 10:40:04 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Paperdoll; Mr. Mojo; RobRoy

You beat me by mere seconds.


11 posted on 10/20/2008 10:41:10 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: icwhatudo

It’s like Time Magazine endorsing McCain. Seriously.


12 posted on 10/20/2008 11:25:51 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: Samizdat
Knock me over with a feather!

No kidding! I'm glad I'm reading this at a distance. I would have fallen into my latte had I read it in Seattle. Now if they can only find all the Rossi ballots in King County!

13 posted on 10/20/2008 11:27:44 AM PDT by radiohead (The hypocritcal Left - attacking a woman for being what they said women should be.)
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To: Samizdat

Stopped clocks, blind pigs, yada yada... What took the Seattle Times so long?

Gregoire stole the election, pushed the highest tax hike in state history, and increased the state budget by 33% in ONE term? Why are ANY newspapers (Seattle P-I) still endorsing her? What does it take; having her murder someone on camera?


14 posted on 10/20/2008 11:34:59 AM PDT by Rinnwald (On our side? Six hundred million screaming Chinamen)
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To: pissant

Thanks for the ping. These are some strange days...


15 posted on 10/20/2008 11:58:02 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Samizdat

Somewhere in Latteville, pigs are flying....


16 posted on 10/20/2008 12:15:13 PM PDT by llevrok (Milton Friedman! Please come home!!!)
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To: stylin_geek

Rossi was elected, Gregoire was selected.


17 posted on 10/20/2008 2:27:18 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: icwhatudo

Well they did endorse Bush in 2000 and they endorse Mike McGavick for Senate in 2006. I’m pretty sure Rossi was their guy in 2004.


18 posted on 10/20/2008 2:36:34 PM PDT by tiredofkerry
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To: Samizdat
If I am not having a complete memory loss here, I believe in 2000, the Seattle Slimes endorsed Bush. Their entire editorial board was for Algore and threw a fit, but the owners of the paper at the time wanted Bush endorsed. I think it was the Slimes and not the other paper, the PI.
19 posted on 10/20/2008 2:39:53 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (Your VERY LIBERTY is in jeopardy!!! We have to win this election or see liberty perish.)
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To: Samizdat

Dino will be in Puyallup this Wednesday evening at the Liberty Theater. There will be a dinner buffet. This is the annual meeting of the King-Pierce Farm Bureau. The cost is $35 per person for non members.


20 posted on 10/20/2008 2:50:10 PM PDT by Vicki (Washington State where anyone can vote .... illegals, non-residents, dead people, dogs, felons)
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To: tiredofkerry

I don’t recall if they did but if they did, it was for an open seat. This time she is in the incumbent and the slimes usually doesn’t go against the incumbent, especially if it is a demoncrap.


21 posted on 10/20/2008 4:48:41 PM PDT by Samizdat
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22 posted on 10/20/2008 4:49:22 PM PDT by narses (http://www.youtube.com/TheMouthPeace)
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To: sionnsar

A little bit of good news in Washington state. I hope it tilts a few undecided voters.


23 posted on 10/20/2008 5:14:43 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (If Islam conquers the world, the Earth will be at peace because the human race will be killed off.)
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To: Gil4

King County I believe it was that was the problem they kept finding votes.


24 posted on 10/20/2008 6:53:22 PM PDT by snugs ((An English Cheney Chick - Big Time))
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To: Samizdat

The times of Seattle with the statue of the communist dictator?

Pigs+Wings


25 posted on 10/20/2008 11:50:16 PM PDT by Fichori (ironic: adj. 1 Characterized by or constituting irony. 2 Obamy getting beat up by a girl.)
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To: icwhatudo

Rats stole it last time. A recount conveniently found enough votes for a rat victory.

“Editorially, the Times is slightly more conservative than its sister paper, the P-I. It endorsed George W. Bush for president in 2000 (while the P-I endorsed Al Gore), but endorsed John Kerry in 2004 and Barack Obama in 2008.”


26 posted on 10/22/2008 4:37:44 AM PDT by Impy (Spellcheck hates Obama, you should too.)
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