Dan Kuechenmeister

Dan Kuechenmeister 1 week, 3 days ago on Lynn Abbott: 1 dollar, 1 vote?

Is it just me or does it seem silly and sad that apparently people vote based on who is spending the money to support the candidate as Chris H said "If you do not know who is paying for Candidate X, how can you decide whther to vote for candidate X or candidate Y." Who cares who is spending the money. I thought we were supposed to vote for the person we thought would best represent our community at whatever level of government they were looking to be elected. That means voters should be educated about the candidate. Now I realize that unfortunately that does not happen with the frequency it should thus we now have the phrase "low information voters". I read a comment above, "What ever happened to the concept of one man, one woman, one vote", Darn it, I thought that's what we had in the USA. Did I take a nap and miss a new law that was passed allowing some people to vote more than once.

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Dan Kuechenmeister 1 week, 3 days ago on Routt County Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner slated for Saturday

Hey Judy, We can use any numbers we want. The point is the left is continually railing against the Koch Brothers while staying silent on the union contributions and who controls where they go and staying silent on the Steyer's, Soros's etc. on the left. Seems hypocritical to me. Lefty big business and union contributers good, right big business contributers bad.

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Dan Kuechenmeister 1 week, 4 days ago on Routt County Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner slated for Saturday

Judy, Looks like your reply got cut off. thanks for replying. I believe you have the smarts to vote on issues and not campaign spin as do I. Agree on never out of election cycles. Disgusting in my view, but it is what it is. I don't watch much TV so am able to miss most of the crud. Too much to do outdoors, right.

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Dan Kuechenmeister 1 week, 4 days ago on Routt County Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner slated for Saturday

Judy,

Tom Steyer has pledged $100 million to Dems candidates that toe the line on global warming/climate change or whatever we are calling it these days. "The Kochs are far richer, but Tom Steyer’s $100 million pledge has them looking like cheapskates in the political field." Are Tom Steyer's contributions acceptable to you?

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/1/the-steyer-brothers-gop-finds-koch-rivals-who-fina/#ixzz2xxrWxeob Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

Nice spin on the unions by the way. At least Koch's are contributing their own money by choice. Gee I wonder if there are any union members whose union dues were contributed to causes they disagreed with, without their approval "◦CNN exit polls showed that 38 percent of union members voted for President Bush in the 2004 election, but more than 95 percent of union funds went to support Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry."

Judy, doesn't it seem like if 38% voted for Bush then 38% of the union contributions should go to Bush?

link to the article. http://www.unionfacts.com/article/political-money/

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Dan Kuechenmeister 1 week, 4 days ago on Routt County Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner slated for Saturday

Can't wait. 2016 - Hillary Clinton vs. Jeb Bush. We have circled around and become England with a hereditary monarchy. Washington, Adams, Jefferson and others must be weeping. The sacrifices they made. UGH!

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Dan Kuechenmeister 1 week, 4 days ago on Lynn Abbott: 1 dollar, 1 vote?

Neil, Have you heard of Tom Steyer. Are you OK with this? From an article in the Washington Times. The Kochs are far richer, but Tom Steyer’s $100 million pledge has them looking like cheapskates in the political field. Koch Industries spent $18 million on federal elections from 1989 to 2013, placing it 59th on a list of campaign donors compiled by Open Secrets.

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/1/the-steyer-brothers-gop-finds-koch-rivals-who-fina/#ixzz2xw3d2w8y Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

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Dan Kuechenmeister 1 week, 4 days ago on Lynn Abbott: 1 dollar, 1 vote?

Neil. Using Harry Reid talking points again, whining about the Koch Brothers. A question, do you consider unions as big business? Another, are you OK with unions being able to contribute as much as they like from their coffers even though some of their members may not approve of the contributions? Here is a fun fact, maybe you could win a bar bet with this one. " Koch Industries Ranks #59 in Political Donations from 1989-2014 Behind 18 Different Unions. Combined the 18 labor unions donated more than $35 for every $1 donated by Koch Industries, $640 million vs. $18 million." http://www.deftnews.com/2014/political-contributions-1989-2014-koch-industries-vs-labor-unions/ So says Neil "One of the greatest legacies a POTUS can make is on the SCOTUS, let's hope this current politicized majority can be corrected soon." Is this the same SCOTUS that allowed the ACA which is supported by 26% of those polled and not supported by 50 % of those polled and has been changed 38 times by Obama et all?

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Dan Kuechenmeister 1 week, 4 days ago on Routt County Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner slated for Saturday

Bill and Pat, Just curious what you would call the union contributions to the democrats over the years. Just a "smidgen". Koch Industries Ranks #59 in Political Donations from 1989-2014 Behind 18 Different Unions. Combined the 18 labor unions donated more than $35 for every $1 donated by Koch Industries, $640 million vs. $18 million.

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Dan Kuechenmeister 1 week, 5 days ago on Steamboat Summer Concert Series announced

Beatles 64 was great. Especially liked the police car with lights flashing. Wasn't too keen until "Paul McCartney" was left handed. Partied with a friend who died from breast cancer 3 months later. Sad, but a great memory for life.

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