Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Fossella Appears To Be Abandoning His Re-election Bid

Despite the personal mistakes I have made, I am touched by the outpouring of support and encouragement I have received from so many people. Their kind words and prayers during this difficult time mean more to me than I can express. And while many have urged me to run for re-election, I believe this course of action is best for my family and our community.
Fossella Is Said to Be Ending Re-election Bid

I live in Brooklyn, and I know many people from the area, and many who now live in Staten Island.

I know many liberals who have settled here from elsewhere, and many Reagan-Democrats-turned-Republican originally from Brooklyn who relocated to Staten Island to cash-in on the real estate boom and get away from the blacks and the yuppies; I know Jews and Catholics and Muslims and those with no religious affiliation; I know gay people and straight people and married people and single people; I know immigrants and native-born Americans, and I haven't heard one of them say that Fossella should run for re-election.

Every single person I have spoken to says the same thing: he's a hypocrite, he should step-down, he should get out of the way, he is hurting the party. So, I am not sure who these people are that Fossella says encourage him to run for re-election. Perhaps it's his staff who are urging him to run.

Fossella will never be punished for his behavior. Perhaps he will spend five days in jail for drunk-driving; but perhaps he will not. He will easily afford supporting his extra family, and will likely be allowed to use his Washington connections to work as a lobbyist, and will earn more money after being disgraced than he has as an elected official.

Unless those right-wingers who control the country (and insist they are concerned with family-values) decide to honor those values and shun him -- one of their own who has been exposed as a philanderer and a drunk, a common criminal.

Unlikely, I know, because they are all hypocrites; but just imagine for a moment that these right-wingers would turn on one of their own and leave him jobless and without any connections.

If you really are concerned about families and family-values, then people like Fossella are the last people you should vote for; Republicans are the last people you should vote for. The right-wing continually proves that they are all talk and no action when it comes to families and family-values.


Anonymous said...

What did Feeto Fosmella think? That Haris Saladjic was the only foreigner in his district? There are plenty of Orthodox Christians who will punish him and his mentor Gallagher for what they did to us in Yugoslavia and Ukraine. We want results in Cyprus, Epirus, Nagorno and Balkans, now, before we vote. Wait until you hear about McCain's heroin fundraiser Dioguardi!

Anonymous said...

Giuliani corralled protesters against 1999 Serb cathedral midnight Easter while McCain told airmen to write Happy Easter on bombs, because Joe Dioguardi's heroin lobby paid them. Orthodox average one and a half graduate degrees while you popecrawlers are dropouts, needing unions to show you around. You may have the voting carcasses but we have the brains and money and are sending your jobs to India where they know how to fight muslims.