Pete Buttigieg says he open to packing the Supreme Court – Slate

The more I hear him speak the more I like him. I have made itclear on this blog that I find him an appealing candidate. Look he’s got the chops. Served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, a Rhodes scholar which is a difficult thing to do and was one of Bill Clinton’s achievements, and he’s gay and married to a husband. I’m gay makes me proud to have someone who’s actually being talked about running for president. My friend Fred Kargar ran for president in 2016. He did not get as noticed as mayor Pete is right now.

I’ve donated to this campaign but I’ve also donated to comella Harris his campaign. I think that would make a great ticket. Is America ready for a gay president? was America ready for a black one? And yet he was re-elected twice. I don’t think that’s the issue. He’s young but he runs a city that has a 385 million dollar budget and 1000 employees. How many senators have had that experience over the last 8 years? As a matter of fact does the person that’s currently residing in the White House have this kind of experience, no, and it shows.

Republicans should love him, they are the ones who have been packing the courts for the last 40 years with their activist judges. remember how they used to talk about Democratic activist judges and how they no longer say that word anymore because they’re the ones doing it?

I wish Mayor Pete all of the best luck on his runand look forward to seeing him on the debate stage. If you get a chance go to his sight and donate some money. His site is:

PeteforAmerica.com

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How bold is Pete Buttigieg willing to go?
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will not run for president – POLITICO

I’ve been a resident of the city of Los Angeles for the last 18 years. so I seen a couple of mares come and go but not as good as Eric Garcetti. I have seen tangible changes in our city since he has become mayor. I think he would be a great president but I’m pleased that he’s remaining in Los Angeles as our mayor.

I watched Mayor Garcetti walk the picket lines and marches with our teachers and eventually he helped to broker the deal that ended the teacher strike and car are schools open and on a better path.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti, a fourth-generation Angeleno of Mexican-Italian-Jewish descent, had been edging toward a presidential run, using the midterm elections to launch a tightly choreographed play where he traveled the country | Amanda Edwards/Getty Images

London’s newly-elected Muslim mayor says Trump ignorant about Islam – Videos – CBS News

There will always be exceptions. That has become the mantra for Donald Trump. Whether it’s tax increases or letting those he likes into the country. I hope the American people ask themselves who the hell is this man that we’re trying to put into the Oval Office? The new mayor of London hopes that Hillary Clinton trashes Donald Trump in the election. He said has never commented on foreign elections before, I guess there will always be exceptions.
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http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/londons-newly-elected-muslim-mayor-says-trump-ignorant-about-islam/

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wins second term by an healthy margin

Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, President Obama’s former chief of staff, is a great administrator. One term in office does not give him the opportunity to take on long term projects to fix the city. I think his second term is going to be a renaissance  for Chicago.
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/chicago-votes-in-historic-mayoral-runoff-thats-divided-democrats/2015/04/07/cd85b60c-dd58-11e4-be40-566e2653afe5_story.html