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Anthony Weiner launches bid to become NYC mayor
Associated Press ^ | May 22, 2013 10:45 AM EDT | Jennifer Peltz

Posted on 05/22/2013 11:47:22 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Anthony Weiner’s run for redemption is officially on.

The ex-congressman whose career imploded in a rash of raunchy tweets two years ago said in a YouTube video announcement late Tuesday that he’s in the New York City mayoral race. He’d said last month he was considering it. …

The Democrat is jumping into a crowded field for September’s primary. He’s arriving with some significant advantages, including a $4.8 million campaign war chest, the possibility of more than $1 million more in public matching money, polls showing him ahead of all but one other Democrat—and no end of name recognition. …

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: again; anthonyweiner; bloomberg; humaabedin; nycmayor
Something tells me that NYC’s downfall will be more catastrophic than that of Detroit.
1 posted on 05/22/2013 11:47:22 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
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2 posted on 05/22/2013 11:48:43 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: Olog-hai

Weiner lets it all hang out.


3 posted on 05/22/2013 11:50:10 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: Olog-hai
Anthony Weiner launches bid to become NYC mayor

Why not? The current one's certainly a dick.

4 posted on 05/22/2013 11:50:57 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Olog-hai
He’s arriving with some significant advantages, including a $4.8 million campaign war chest, the possibility of more than $1 million more in public matching money, polls showing him ahead of all but one other Democrat—and no end of name recognition

It's not just his name that everyone in the country recognizes.

5 posted on 05/22/2013 11:52:40 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Dick Bachert

Great picture, looks like he was mentored by one of the best liars in politics.....


6 posted on 05/22/2013 11:52:41 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Olog-hai

Can’t wait for the campaign video

“Stick a Weiner in Gracie Mansion”


7 posted on 05/22/2013 11:53:19 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Olog-hai

You know what the tragic thing is? He’ll do a better job than Bloomberg. Hell, Marion Barry could.


8 posted on 05/22/2013 11:55:28 AM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: Olog-hai
Campaign themes for Anthony Weiner.

Well, let's see, Bloomberg has the "no-soda for anyone" thing locked up.

Darn.

I can't think of anything that does not end with "free hot dogs for all!"

9 posted on 05/22/2013 11:58:33 AM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: Olog-hai

I’d already rather live in Detroit where I can eat or drink what I want, smoke, and most important, legally defend myself.

A neighbor of mine visited relatives in Detroit the other day. He went out to dinner at a local restaurant and had an after dinner smoke right there at the table despite the law. The owner said he doesn’t care about any idiotic laws telling him how to run his business.


10 posted on 05/22/2013 11:59:31 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Slyfox

Weiner - In your face governance


11 posted on 05/22/2013 12:00:11 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Slyfox

This crud has no shame....Oh the complete arrogance of this man defies immagination! But then he knows how stupid the general public is or he wouldn’t even had attempted this.


12 posted on 05/22/2013 12:01:05 PM PDT by caww
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To: Slyfox

How about “Weiner - Up for the Challenge!”


13 posted on 05/22/2013 12:01:20 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Olog-hai

I think it’s going to be hard for Weiner to rise up.


14 posted on 05/22/2013 12:01:21 PM PDT by nesnah
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To: Olog-hai

wow, where did this come from? did this just spring up?

I gotta keep up the news more often.


15 posted on 05/22/2013 12:01:58 PM PDT by moovova
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To: Slyfox

Just goes to show you, any Tom, Dick or Harry can be come Mayor of NYC.


16 posted on 05/22/2013 12:02:04 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Remember Ty Woods, Glenn Doherty and Sean Smith? Forgot already?)
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To: Olog-hai





17 posted on 05/22/2013 12:02:43 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Olog-hai

is Weiner the thrust of the article?....I dont want to plunge in, again and again on the these threads....because i walk away unsatisfied, sleepy and all sweaty


18 posted on 05/22/2013 12:05:11 PM PDT by Revelation 911 (hump scratching n'er do well.....all strung out on chicken wings and venison jerky)
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To: Olog-hai

Replacing a D!CK with a Wiener


19 posted on 05/22/2013 12:06:01 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: Olog-hai

“, including a $4.8 million campaign war chest, the possibility of more than $1 million more in public matching money,....”

How much of that goes directly to the candidate? Is running for office a lucrative occupation?


20 posted on 05/22/2013 12:06:59 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Olog-hai

Sooo,
If ya send him a contribution for his campaign,
Ya think he’ll maybe send you a picture?


21 posted on 05/22/2013 12:07:07 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Olog-hai; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Anthony Weiner to join the Sausage Party.


22 posted on 05/22/2013 12:10:22 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Olog-hai
Photo & Video Sharing by SmugMug

23 posted on 05/22/2013 12:10:25 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Olog-hai

“Hey, Baby, I’ve got yer Big Gulp right here...”


24 posted on 05/22/2013 12:11:43 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
Is running for office a lucrative occupation

Not necessarily. But once you get elected the first time, you can tap into all the special interests that you help out, and they are more than happy to donate to keep you in office.

Remember Weenie served 7 terms in congress, never got less than 59% of the vote, and didn't have to spend much on getting re-elected. Combine that with the "market crushing" stock market returns typically scored by Congress members, and you have some real dough.

25 posted on 05/22/2013 12:13:06 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Olog-hai

Weiner: “I spit in the face of those who mock me”!!!

I know, that’s seriously crude!


26 posted on 05/22/2013 12:14:00 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Olog-hai

His campaign song should be Led Zeppelin’s “Hot Dog.”


27 posted on 05/22/2013 12:15:27 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: caww
I saw his commercial where he introduced his wife and his baby. He's a family man, you see. Ugh! The guy is nothing more than a huge user.

What I sensed from the commercial was that he wants everyone to forget about the photos of his willie.

28 posted on 05/22/2013 12:22:53 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: Slyfox

He always reminds me of little birds with their mouths open waiting for mother bird to feed it...he’s a disgusting piece of crap imo...looks like a dang bird....and needs to be a jailbird for all his antics.

He was toppled from his throne and now wants it back....and the people are just stupid enough to give it to him.


29 posted on 05/22/2013 12:37:16 PM PDT by caww
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To: Olog-hai

his slogan! ELECT LITTLE DICK.....
ELECT LIMP DICK.......
DON’T SCREW WITH WEINER.......


30 posted on 05/22/2013 12:39:36 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: Olog-hai

You get the government you deserve, NYC. You get the government you deserve.


31 posted on 05/22/2013 12:40:43 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Dick Bachert

Huma says..... Where is the beef?


32 posted on 05/22/2013 12:41:12 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

“How much of that goes directly to the candidate? Is running for office a lucrative occupation?”

They get to use it to put pals on the payroll for the campaign (easy to set up no-show jobs). I believe the “war chest” has to be used within a certain period of time or he forfeits it; it can be used for the same BS. Some people run for office for the temporary exposure, which then lets them sell books and such; others have to simply burn up the war chest. I don’t see this freak as having any chance, an NYC-area radio host was referring to him as “Anthony Pen!s”.


33 posted on 05/22/2013 12:47:01 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: TheRhinelander

Unlikely. Bloomberg pushed through all sorts of bad precedent.

Remember Weiner’s support of the United States National Health Care Act (the move to give Medicare to all Americans regardless of their age)?


34 posted on 05/22/2013 12:57:03 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

“Weiner takes hard task in hand!”


35 posted on 05/22/2013 1:35:21 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Olog-hai

Good. Let’s see how full support of Muslim Brotherhood (his wife Huma Abedin’s whole family) and him being Jewish? will meld.


36 posted on 05/22/2013 1:47:22 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Olog-hai
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37 posted on 05/22/2013 1:48:00 PM PDT by RetSignman ("...a Republic if you can keep it")
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To: Olog-hai

New York...New York
If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere...
Here’s to you... oh New York...


38 posted on 05/22/2013 2:18:27 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: caww

39 posted on 05/22/2013 3:24:11 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: PoloSec

Keeping it interesting and parodying everything wrong in America, especially New York - thanks Anthony for the lighthearted satire of vested interests and self-referential, willful, callously oblivious, shockingly irresponsible protected political classes. Keep the laughs coming, we could sure use them right now.


40 posted on 05/22/2013 3:25:55 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: Slyfox

Check his photo on drudge...left hand side...looks just like a bird!

This creep sees himself as a gift to woman.....Yulk! He’s anything but that!

Known for his outbursts and nasty demeaner....am not surprised he’s married to the woman he is....


41 posted on 05/22/2013 8:22:58 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww
You are right. He thinks he is a god.

Here he is sexting his face.

42 posted on 05/22/2013 8:31:39 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: caww
Known for his outbursts and nasty demeaner....am not surprised he’s married to the woman he is....

Weiner is Huma's beard...their marriage is an accommodation.

43 posted on 05/22/2013 8:42:40 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE --)
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To: Olog-hai

44 posted on 05/23/2013 10:21:43 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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