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Giuliani Has Fun With Numbers

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Posted on Sep 25, 2007
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Lest anyone forget that Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani was the mayor of New York on Sept. 11, 2001 (it’s true, we looked it up), a buddy of his is throwing a fundraiser that will charge—wait for it—$9.11 per person.

AP via Yahoo:

WASHINGTON - A supporter of Rudy Giuliani’s is throwing a party that aims to raise $9.11 per person for the Republican’s presidential campaign.

Abraham Sofaer is having a fundraiser at his Palo Alto, Calif., home on Wednesday, when Giuliani backers across the country are participating in the campaign’s national house party night.

[...] “I’m just providing support for him. He’s an old friend of mine,” Sofaer said of Giuliani.

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By thomas billis, September 25, 2007 at 8:49 pm Link to this comment
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Everybody should donate$9.10 to their favorite democrat candidate.On that day he would not have been elected dogcatcher in New York.One thing from that day I have never understood is just because our President Cowardly was hiding in a bunker and some middle aged bald man was running up and down Manhattan streets because he had put the command center in The World Trade Center instead of underground in Brooklyn where the experts thought it should be that is somewhat heroic.Making your own hectic situation instead of being solidly in command makes you a hero.The firefighters of New York who I would think are truly heroes are having nothing to do with the spin put on Rudi for 911.The question is who you gonna beleive true heroes or someone running for President.One thing more.As Tip O’Neil said all politics are local.Until Rudi is through milking 911 for all he can get we are making sure no international leaders can milk it.

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By Kevin James, September 25, 2007 at 2:07 pm Link to this comment
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taken from:
http://www.larouchepub.com/other/2004/site_packages/econ_hitmen/3148shultz1.html

....The second crucial, but little-known example of Shultz’s importance is his role in putting together the team behind the Presidency of George W. Bush. According to author James Mann, who wrote the Rise of the Vulcans book about Bush’s inner Cabinet, Shultz initiated a discussion with George W. in the Spring of 1998, whereby the future President sat down in Shultz’s living room on the Stanford University campus, in order to be vetted (in effect) to run for President. At that meeting were Martin Anderson, the former advisor to both Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan; Abraham Sofaer, a former Shultz aide; John Cogan and John Taylor, two economics professors; and Stanford’s provost, and Shultz protégé, Condoleezza Rice. After the “scholars” associated with the Hoover Institution indicated that they thought Bush would make a good Presidential choice, Bush invited Shultz, Rice, and Anderson down to Austin, Texas for a follow-up meeting in the Summer. Out of that meeting, which was joined by Dick Cheney and Paul Wolfowitz, came the public decision for Bush to run for President.

By early 1999, Rice pulled together a broader group

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By rowdy, September 25, 2007 at 1:22 pm Link to this comment

repigs are completely shameless in their exploitation of 911. maybe hilary should go down into the hole with a megaphone

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By QuyTran, September 25, 2007 at 11:56 am Link to this comment

He was busy with his mistress so he forgot everything even his wife and kids !

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By waxman, September 25, 2007 at 10:32 am Link to this comment

HEY RUDY OR IS IT RUDIE ??IF YOU NEED MONEY, SELL SOME OF YOUR GOWNS ON E-BAY..I KNOW ITS PERSONAL, BUT DO YOU ALSO WEAR THONGS ???

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By ocjim, September 25, 2007 at 9:52 am Link to this comment

I wouldn’t pay 11 cents. We already have a lightweight Texan who is bankrupting our country. And some want to raise money for an empty suit from NY.

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By waxman, September 25, 2007 at 9:26 am Link to this comment

HEY RUDY….....WHAT WILL 69 CENTS GET ME ??????

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By Oliver, September 25, 2007 at 7:03 am Link to this comment
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Wow. Even Giuliani’s friends are tacky, disgusting turds of humanity.

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By don knutsen, September 25, 2007 at 6:43 am Link to this comment

Apparently there is no limit he will go to in a desperate attempt to foster some herioc role he plays from that day. I’m sure it was a type-o though this time. Undoubtedly the price was meant to be $911.

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