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August 23, 2014

Mailing speaks to candidate’s merit

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  • IHOG posted at 10:51 am on Tue, Apr 8, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    Insurance companies reject illigitimate claims.
    If you can't prove you owned or insured the "priceless" painting lost in a fire the claim will be rejected.
    If you can't prove you really had the jewlrey you claim was stolen, the claim will be rejected.
    There are no special values on family "heirlooms" until you list them and pay the premium on them.
    Keep reciepts on fur coats and guns in safe deposit boxes if you expect the insurance company to accept a claim on them.

     
  • justaman posted at 12:39 am on Tue, Apr 8, 2014.

    justaman Posts: 126

    The courthouse is where the special interest collide.. I can't hire a insurance company to represent me at the courthouse because when we get there we are on opposing sides.. But I can Hire Buzzbee to defend me. Insurance company's make their money denying claims. I don't give a damn about some insurance company having to pay a damage claim. That is their Job by contract folks!. Don't ever believe that we need to keep the claims down so we can pass the savings to the policyholders.. They pass it the savings to the CEO who earns 4 -6 million a year on average and the rest stockholders. Look, don't be a dumbass and vote away your chance to collect on a valid claim in the 212th.. Elect Brett Griffin at least he can fairly relate to your being the victim here. Remember where you live, Hurricane alley!

     
  • MissionaryMan posted at 12:24 am on Tue, Apr 8, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1679

    Ooops! Danggit!

    That should have read, "just ordinary people supporting a candidate who they feel will best serve the 212th district court".

     
  • MissionaryMan posted at 12:21 am on Tue, Apr 8, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1679

    Drumb47, your absolutely right about people trying to instill fear in others by playing the fear card!

    I'm certainly glad that I didn't waste my time nor those at the "Governor's Appointment office" regarding Patricia Grady's license ever being lapsed?

    After looking at Mrs. Grady's campaign finance report, I found that it was enough evidence for me that Islandstudent obviously doesn't want people knowing the real truth just like that of Mr. Delgado and their PAC?

    The finance report that I saw for Mrs. Grady only has a couple of insurance companies listed as donors and they certainly wouldn't qualify as being considered huge donors by any stretch of the imagination.

    There were numerous oil and gas companies, attorneys, real estate agency's and of course just ordinary people supporting a candidate who they feel is worth will best serve the 212th district court.

    You would think that anyone with a working brain cell would certainly understand that attorney's don't always get to pick and choose who they represent in court and I'm sure her opponent has had his own share of individuals that he wished that he didn't have to represent either?

    At the end of the day, I must commend Mrs. Grady and her supporters for continuing to run a clean race and not feeding into the attacks and negativity that is being demonstarted by her opponents supporters.

    One good thing to come out of Jeri Kinnear's guest column was that she did manage to force the not so clever fox out of his hole for all of the public to finally see! [wink]

     
  • drumb47 posted at 8:42 pm on Mon, Apr 7, 2014.

    drumb47 Posts: 241

    Mr. Delgado's statement, "you can count on liberal Democrats to promote those who victimize the rest of us", is a prime example of hate politics being proliferated across America by some politicians who play the fear card.

     
  • islandstudent posted at 3:40 pm on Mon, Apr 7, 2014.

    islandstudent Posts: 33

    Maybe those of you should stop and reconsider your obvious choice of supporting Pat Grady when you learn that by her own admission stopped working as a lawyer and that she did, indeed let her law license lapse. A simple Open Records Request to the Governor's Appointment office will show you what you need to know.

    While I do not subscribe to the "attack" mailers, I do my own independent homework and found that Ms. Grady may be a nice lady but without experience or qualifications.

    What Mr. Delgado seems to be pointing out is that while Ms. Grady attacks her opponent for being a legitimate and highly qualified lawyer who has represented both civil and criminal, she herself is nothing but a bought and paid for candidate by big business and corporate America who wants to ensure your rights are limited while her financial benefactors are given open door access when it comes to bringing a complaint to the 212th .

    So, the next time a nice little hurricane comes through and your insurance company doesn't want to pay your claim, you'll go before Grady just to hear you aren't entitled to sue, after all, her campaign was bought and paid for by the insurance lobbyists.

     
  • IHOG posted at 11:19 am on Mon, Apr 7, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    Our justice system requires every defendent have good legal representation.
    It doesn't mean the lawyer supports or defends the conduct of the accused.
    Judges appoint lawyers to assure the accused gets good legal assistance to not have trials overturned by appeal.
    After interviewing Grady at a Tea Party meeting she'll get my vote. No mass mailing by an "opponent" will change my mind. That mailing confirmed my choice.

     
  • MissionaryMan posted at 11:07 am on Mon, Apr 7, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1679

    Ooops! That should have read, "now has rallied those who were once "riding" the fence to throw their support behind Patricia Grady?

    Your absolutely correct Trebleclef! The authors intent in writing this letter did very little to discredit anyone outside of their own group. [huh]

     
  • MissionaryMan posted at 9:18 am on Mon, Apr 7, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1679

    I forgot to mention this in my previous post....

    "Obfuscation" is perhaps the intended purpose of this mass mail out in a desperate attempt to confuse it's readers? Somehow, it seems that it may have actually backfired and now has rallied those who were once the fence to throw their support behind Patricia Grady?

    It's always easier to just tell people the truth than to try and "obfuscate" your way through it! [smile]

     
  • TrebleClef posted at 9:10 am on Mon, Apr 7, 2014.

    TrebleClef Posts: 299

    Mr. Delgado, your letter explains little but makes much very clear. Missionary Man seems to have captured what needs to have been said.

     
  • MissionaryMan posted at 9:03 am on Mon, Apr 7, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1679

    Ah ha!

    So it FINALLY comes out that it was in fact Rachel Delgado's husband behind this ridiculous mass mail out?

    Maybe everyone should look at every job that Mr. Delgado's wife has had in the past and the responsibilities that came with that position and then dissect what they like and don't like about the position that she held before they consider voting for her next time?

    "Making a living by defending the violent and reprehensible" as is often times required of a court appointed attorney would hardly disqualify someone from being a fair and competent judge.

    Politics certainly makes for terrible bed partners!

    Dirty politics, well that just speaks for itsself! [wink]