Friday, April 13, 2012

TWO POLITICIANS WHO SHOULD RUN FROM THE WORD “EXPERIENCE”

With the main stream media firmly behind President Obama again and a steady stream of how the elite and the more sophisticated think we all ought to vote, Texans will still go to the polls in November and use common sense and their love and knowledge of the Constitution to assign our electoral votes to a conservative. Texans knew this country could not spend its way out of debt before administration tried it. Now experience will doom further Democrats to the cellar in the Lone Star state.

“Experience!” - is not only what Obama’s re-election team will be hollering and pounding the media about... some of our local candidates will do the same. Perhaps not coincidentally, two candidates that are already touting experience have strong connections to the Democrat party, but perhaps for nothing but the pure practical idea of being able to win, both candidates have chosen the Republican side of the ballot this time.

Yes, Republican primary voters will have all kinds of “experience” to consider. Some they may would rather GOP faithful’s overlook. Looking at two of the most interesting races and thinking about the candidates’ history of party affiliation might help shed light on these races. Henry Patterson ran as a Democrat in 2004, but now advertises himself as a Republican. Patterson is running for re-election. He has chosen to stick with the Republican Party and try and defeat longtime Republican Bobby Rader in the race for Liberty County Sheriff. Logan Pickett’s family has supported Democrats for local office for decades and has as his chief promoter Democrat Mike Little. Pickett is running for District Attorney and is running against Karen McNair, one of the key people in recent years to help build the local Republican Party.

The experience these two candidates are telling people makes them deserve our vote needs examining also. Both the quantity and the quality deserve analysis.

Liberty Dispatch has already analyzed the troubling quality of Sheriff Patterson’s experience ad-nausea. There is no point in re-hashing the whole thing again. He has told the world if he is re-elected, we would get more of the same. He is now launching a negative campaign to try and tarnish his two opponents experience while “tweaking” numbers to nearly triple his 14% success/conviction rate into a shiny 40% plus rate.

Logan Pickett, not to be out done, is trying to make us forget what we already know about his experience. First, we know he is the youngest and least experienced Assistant District Attorney on staff. Second, we know after his most recent loss he is maintaining the worst win-loss record anyone connected with us has been able to find in the history of the Liberty County District Attorney’s office. If further ado is made about his “record” we can go through the losses at the expense of causing the electorate to become even more concerned about Logan Pickett’s current contribution to stopping crime.

EXPERIENCE COUNTS. Liberty County voters have phased out much of the leadership that held office for years based off of it. We are awake and ready to vote against Obama and all politicians, local or national, who try and put lipstick on their proverbial pig-like experience. Gone are the days when politicians are guaranteed victory simply because they come from families who view themselves as elite or simply by saying “I am the incumbent.”

21 comments:

Anonymous said...

"experience" has another meaning: old home week, and homecoming.

Yes, next December, it will happen in Cleveland PD. Harry Kelley will be back from leavenworth. Tommi Ashmore will get whatever result, from her lawsuit, and be back. Patterson can lose the election, and be back too. What a homecoming: a rose between two thorns. Don't miss it!

Anonymous said...

God help us

Anonymous said...

This town has "experienced" the Picketts. They would run everything if we would allow it. As it is,the hospital district,the city, and the historical society are the only things they have.

Anonymous said...

I have heard about one win and two losses by Kid Pickett. Important cases should be handled by more experienced lawyers PERIOD.

Anonymous said...

Henry Patterson was in so far his head he was saying he was not going to run for a second term. he must have changed his mind when the Outsiders offered their "help".

Anonymous said...

Im not interested in voting for the Picketts, they have taken enough of Liberty County to last a lifetime. Ive seen it all my life here, now they want to control the rest of Liberty County through the DA's office. NO THANKS!

Anonymous said...

Logan Pickett, good ole boys network. Last of the corrupt network trying to hang on to power.

Anonymous said...

Im confused, Logan Picket is running as a Republican but he is Democrat Mike Little's puppet? Whats up with that?

Anonymous said...

Henry Patterson sold his soul to the outsiders cult. I believed in Cooper but now realize he has shown his true caliber and its very disappointing he would allow the sheriff's office of be bastardized by the outsiders and their cronies. Cooper should have been the voice of reason but its too little too late.

Anonymous said...

I wont vote for Patterson for sheriff of Liberty County but I would vote for him in an eating contest, that little feller can sure eat.

Anonymous said...

Cooper has soiled himself by refusing to act when he knows he should have.

Anonymous said...

How about that Possum Grinn'in Democrat-Turned-Republican Tim Allison campaigning in Anti-Republican country in The Vindicator this week? Who's he fooling? Let's send him pack'in with the rest of the Rino's.

Anonymous said...

For the people running for an elected position in law enforcement, it should not make a difference on their political status. When you are sworn in as a law enforcement official, you are sworn in to enforce the laws of the state and that is the bottom line. If you do not like the person running for an elected office, do not vote for them.

Again, it is so simple.

Anonymous said...

nope, law enforcement is no justification for crossing party lines (Especially, when the intent and result is non-prosecution of cronies' crimes.)

Anonymous said...

The comment about Lisa Fregia was paid $20,000 cash (that was counted out in the courthouse) for linking Beausoliel to that distressed girlfriend of a victim of the BP explosion left out that Lisa is Darla Diaz's daughter. I know some LD people like Diaz but this IS part of the news.

Anonymous said...

$20,000? There's a treasury foul, who are supposed to be notified for all transactions of half that size!

Anonymous said...

WOW! ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ LD bloggers call it right, again! see:

http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/cleveland/news/federal-prosecutors-could-add-tax-evasion-charge-to-case-against/article_136b08d8-5395-53d4-9d81-44ce69c3d7c8.html

Welcome to LD, where the news gets to you, BEFORE anybody else's news!

Anonymous said...

bs! Experience is danged expensive.
Our 'experienced' commissioners just awarded CEC a 25% pay increase, to run the jail (from 3.2 to, get this..... FOUR MILLION)!!!

BRILLIANT! How many of you think that you can withstand 25% price increases for long? ... that means that prices DOUBLE every three years!!!

Now, for those of you STILL don't comprehend the penalty for electing spendthrift (and/or Fema fraud, and/or slush fund, and/or embezzlement) dem's, let me clue ya: Hang on to your WALLET!

Anonymous said...

Well shucks, I guess the Central Appraisal District will have to re-evaluate our property and increase the value to cover this increase. Did anyone find out what happened to the new Cattle catcher truck & trailer that we paid for or did it rot down setting at the jailhouse?

Anonymous said...

I am sorry. The central Appraisal District just sent me a Certified letter telling me that I was no longer entitele to an AG exemtion,because I did not have at least 10 acres of land. I told them that was awfully funny, since I have had AG-exempt for the last 14 years and all of a sudden you have to have at least 10 acres. I smehow new they would rip me off on this and try to get more money. The only thing is I didn't know how they would do it. Listen up, Tax protest papers are on the way. I have nothing else to do, so I am preparing for a TAX protest. Bahahaha.

Anonymous said...

yes, you do have 10 acres... just calculate the surface area of everything above the ground! hee hee