New York News Blogs
Wednesday, September 27
by Join Spencer on Wed 27 Sep 2006 04:55 PM EDT
SHOW ME THE JOBS!
SPENCER BLASTS CLINTON ON “EMPTY PROMISES”
John Spencer, the Republican and Conservative candidate for U.S. Senate, called on Senator Hillary Clinton to explain her failure to create jobs for the residents of upstate New York.
At an afternoon news conference in Binghamton, Spencer, the former Mayor of Yonkers noted what Clinton hasn't delivered to New York State.
Just 48 hours earlier Senator Clinton had visited Binghamton to speak at a venture capital symposium as a part of her re-election campaign.
Spencer had the following to say about Clinton's "empty promises" on economic development.
John Spencer has described his success in Yonkers as a potential model for cities throughout Upstate New York.
During two terms as Mayor of New York’s 4th largest city, Spencer cut the municipal Income Tax Surcharge and the Real Estate Transfer Tax by 66%. Spencer jump-started waterfront development, creating a business friendly environment that attracted new investment and brought in new jobs.
by Join Spencer on Wed 27 Sep 2006 04:19 PM EDT
Today in the Southern Tier, John Spencer also has this observation about Senator Clinton and New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
Bill O'Reilly of FOX News once described Albany's ruling Democrat as "the worst politician in America."
by Join Spencer on Wed 27 Sep 2006 12:52 PM EDT
Columnist and former Clinton political surrogate Dick Morris and Eileen McGann detailed today -- in The New York Post -- what could be millions of dollars in conflicted lobbying dollars from the emir of Dubai, Sheik Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
From last week's New York Post (9/21/06):
Emir's a Gusher For Bill and Hillary
by Join Spencer on Wed 27 Sep 2006 12:47 PM EDT
John Spencer, Republican and Conservative candidate for U.S. Senate, agreed with what Dick Morris said last week in The New York Post about Senator Clinton and her husband's lack of disclosure on Dubai.
by Join Spencer on Wed 27 Sep 2006 12:41 PM EDT
The Glover Park Group
"...It underscores the awkwardness of Clinton's political kitchen cabinet being housed inside a firm that features one of Washington's most aggressive and fast-growing lobbying operations."
BY GLENN THRUSH
Newsday Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON -- In the spring, when Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton was denouncing the Dubai Ports World deal, a consulting firm run by her top advisers was quietly lobbying for a Dubai takeover of two U.S. defense plants, Newsday has learned.
The four-month lobbying effort apparently didn't include any contact with Clinton's office. "They [Glover Park] didn't have contact with us on either" of the Dubai deals, said Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines.
by Join Spencer on Wed 27 Sep 2006 11:37 AM EDT
SPENCER: “STOP THE THEATRICS”
CALLS ON CLINTONS TO “COME CLEAN” ON TERROR
John Spencer, the Republican-Conservative candidate for U.S. Senate, today called on Senator Hillary Clinton and her husband to “stop the theatrics and come clean with the American people”.
John Spencer said: