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Schwarzenegger Muses About ‘Hot’-Blooded Latina Lawmaker

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Posted on Sep 8, 2006
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A screenshot from a promotional video that Schwarzenegger made about Rio’s Carnival in which the future governor of California expressed an early interest in mixed-race women.

A tape (not yet available) has surfaced in which Calif. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger talks about the “hot” and racially mixed blood of a legislator. But there’s no hay to be made here: The legislator says she embraces the labels.

  • Check out this promotional video that Schwarzenegger made about Rio’s Carnival in which he expressed an early interest in mixed-race women.

  • L.A. Times:

    SACRAMENTO ? In the sanctuary of his Capitol office with an audio recorder rolling, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger describes Republican legislators as the “wild bunch” and, referring to a Latina lawmaker, casually says that “black blood” mixed with “Latino blood” equals “hot” ? a fiery personality.

    The governor is heard on a six-minute recording, obtained by The Times, of a meeting with some members of his inner circle last spring. At the time, Schwarzenegger was struggling to persuade Republican lawmakers to embrace his plan to place billions of dollars in borrowing on the November ballot.

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    By michellebosack, September 17, 2006 at 10:07 am Link to this comment
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    I use to be a fan of arnold but sad to say i cant say that no more. Not after his speech saying we will not falter, we will not waiver,it sent a chill down my spine, it reaked of Hitler. and then to find out he is pro hitler? ugh, this garbage of him salivating over a hot latin legislator just adds to my disgust,it is demeaning to women, but hey read up on the fella and judge for yourself. I heard the tape for myself and it was disgusting and demeaning.

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    By Jon, September 10, 2006 at 7:44 am Link to this comment
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    Arnie had spent his tender years in building body muscle, not brain muscle.

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    By Aaitje, September 10, 2006 at 12:37 am Link to this comment
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    Americans were outraged that Bill Clinton was a womanizing political figure, all the while the corporate MSM fueled that outrage focusing solely on Bill Clinton without mentioning a thing about Gingrich’s unconscienable divorce from his deathly ill wife for a younger woman, or Hypocritical Hyde’s liaisson with a cocktail waitress while married, but who headed the persecution against Bill.

    But it’s perfectly all right for a REPUBLICAN politician to be a womanizing ass?

    The hypocrisy is glaring.

    Why Californians should vote for Angelides?

    How about Auhnuld’s latest stunt vetoing SB 840 last Friday, the bill authored by State Sen. Keuhl that had passed both the California legislature, and Assembly what would’ve provided single-payer health care for ALL Californians saving Californian taxpayers 8 billion *a year* while providing high-quality health, dental, vision, and hospitalization?

    Angelides is for universal healthcare.

    Or how about Auhnuld reneging on his promise not to take special interest money; that he had “plenty of his own money”, and didn’t need “special interest” money, but has out-fundrasied even Gray Davis, and who has come out *against* Proposition 89 public financing of elections that Angelides supports, and what would eliminate the power of corporations over our politicians?

    Or how about Auhnuld’s plan to “borrow and spend” billions more from our grandchildren, while attacking Gray Davis for his “tax and spend” stance?

    Why aren’t we hearing any of this in the MSM? Could it be that the MSM, being corporations, and corporations being most friendly towards Republicans has anything to do with this “silence” regarding the issues that define Angelides and Schwarzenegger?

    I mean, with ABC still planning to show the incredibly right-wing favorable, Clinton-hating “docu-drama” The Path to 9/11 with only minor corrections here and there no matter that they’re being deluged by angry letters, doesn’t give us a clue why Democratic Angelides is having trouble getting out his message, what in the HELL will?

    Why are Americans so slow to learn?

    Five years of corrupt Republican rule, and finding ourselves on the brink of a fascist dictatorship should be issue enough for Americans to vote out Republicans, and get this damned country BACK on track already!

    But if they want to know “more issues”, and want to “qualify” Democratic Angelides for the governorship, why not go to his website instead of complaining “we don’t know what Angelides stands for”.

    To make it easier for you, here’s his website:

    http://www.philangelides.com

    You want universal healthcare? Vote Angelides.
    You want to take special interest and corporate influence out of California government? Vote Angelides.
    You want to ease the tax burden on the poor, and middle class in California? Vote Angelides.
    You want affordable college tuition in California?
    Vote Angelides.
    You want corporations to pay their fair share of California State taxes without their hundreds of loopholes that help them avoid paying (and passing it on to middle-class families?). Vote Angelides.
    You want a man who’ll bring back honor and integrity back to Sacramento? That’s right! Vote Angelides.
    Or if you’re just so sick and tired of corrupt Republican governing? Vote for Democratic Angelides.

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    By kevin99999, September 9, 2006 at 4:08 pm Link to this comment
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    It seems that all the tasteless people are in the GOP and they are runing the government. Thats because the public has been so brainwashed by the corporate media that is has lost all capacity for making rational decisions.

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    By G. Anderson, September 8, 2006 at 10:47 pm Link to this comment
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    Please, I can’t believe that people are so desperate that they would dredge up something like this that no one really cares about.

    The Dems have lost, and I’m one of them, because they couldn’t beat Scharzenegger on the issues.

    Angelides is Greyer, than Grey Davis; its the public’s perception that he would return us to lasitude, and political paralysis.

    Can’t you do better than that?

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