Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Job well done HDVS. Plumley part time Supervisor?

I had just worked 28 out of 36 hours and was facing another 12 hour shift when I headed to the Warfinger to help for set-up for the HDVS: Humboldt Domestic Violence Services "Rising from the Ashes" fundraiser. I saw all that food and drink and thought we had way too much. I helped dish up some food before I had to leave for work and the line was backed out the door! Hundreds of people showed up and I heard the music was great! This event was put together quickly by the resource committee and my hats off to all of them. Too bad I had to be a party pooper and go to work. Or maybe that is why everyone showed up, they knew I wouldn't be there!

I watched the 3rd District KEET debate last night. Paul Pitino did a good job and his ideology is touching, but I just don't think he has a chance without standard electioneering. Mark Lovelace did a great job of answering the questions looking straight into the camera and not checking his notes. (It is harder than you can imagine.) It was touching and telling to hear his largest campaign donor was his sister at $2,000. Grass roots campaigning. Bryan Plumley made some good points and almost came across as the liberal of the bunch, using "progressive" and "environmental" when needed. It was interesting to hear that he would stay employed as a financial advisor. The BOS job is not part time. When you are paid over $70,000 by your constituents in a county that has a median salary of around $25,000, you better be available full time! It also did surprise me when he said he was not sure who his largest campaign contributors were. Hmmm.

12 comments:

Fred said...

I was told by Ken Anton, past Libertarian Party candidate for 1st Assembly District, those candidate forums can be tough.

He said the cameras were on one side, the people asking the questions were on another. So, he had to listen to the questions from one side, then look at the cameras (and the lights)on the other.

Not easily done by anyone, although don't know if it's always done that way.

Carol said...

You were missed the other night at the HDVS event. Robin told us that you had to go to work. Greg and I ate dinner prior to the event, so we didn't have to wait in line for the food. The music was great!

Chris Crawford said...

You seem to do a pretty good job of juggling multiple priorities, Richard. I have every faith that Bryan would do likewise as 3rd District Supe.

Anonymous said...

Crawford is running his campaign!

Anonymous said...

Pitino is the true progressive in this race, I look forward to a runoff between him and Lovelace come November.

Anonymous said...

Plumley's largest contributer is Rob Arkley.

Anonymous said...

Oh, well, if Anonymous says so, that's good enough for me.

Anonymous said...

Heraldo quoted the ER saying Todd Lake is running Plumbley's campaign. I hand it to you though... anonymous goes to great lengths to lie about candidates he opposes.

Anonymous said...

This is Todd Lake's website!

It looks like the Forest Service is behind Plumley's campaign!

The last thing we need is more big government socialists!

Anonymous said...

Oops... dumb html tag. I think his website is actually here.

Anonymous said...

What a lame blog with lame bloggers.

Anonymous said...

Only one blogger here brainiac. The rest of us are readers.