Five years after she joined the state Legislature, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte (D-Brooklyn) is all but set to take over the cash-strapped Kings County Democratic Party.
And she’s bringing with her a campaign fundraising record unusually prolific for a junior lawmaker — fueled, in part, by donations from groups her bills have aided.
Bichotte pulled in more cash than all but one Brooklyn Assembly Democrat in the first half of 2019 — beating out 17 other lawmakers, many of them senior to her, with a haul of $112,095 in an off-election year.
Overall, Bichotte had $411,702 in her campaign coffers as of July. The party she’s expected to soon lead, meanwhile, has only $32,833.95 in the bank, state filings show.
Key to her numbers are entrepreneurs who benefit from her actions as chair of the Assembly’s minority- and women-owned business subcommittee. She’s also drawn support from anesthesiologists battling to preserve their place in the operating room and players in Brooklyn courthouses with a stake in the county Democrats’ nods for judgeships.
Bichotte, who would become the first black woman to head a county Democratic party in the city, told THE CITY that repairing the group’s finances is essential — and she vowed to pursue “big donors and small donors.”
“I’d certainly like to raise money for the county to help our candidates, to help the Democratic Party,” said Bichotte, who became the first Haitian-American elected to the New York state Legislature when she arrived in 2015.
“I’m very particular about making sure that the treasury is healthy for the purpose of helping out candidates and also getting more civilians more engaged and included in our processes,” she added.
She was also the only elected official in New York to endorse Mayor de Blasio's farcical presidential run
One way to solve this cash problem is to check out Frank Seddio's offshore (my guess, the Caymans) account.
>she vowed to pursue “big donors and small donors.”
Translation - you wanna play, you gotta pay.
What's in the bag, Bichotte?
"And she’s bringing with her a campaign fundraising record unusually prolific for a junior lawmaker — fueled, in part, by donations from groups her bills have aided."
Shouldn't that be illegal, assuming that it's not? Sounds a lot like outright bribery. But it's not surprising given the dirty deeds done by NYC Democrats.
Sounds a lot like outright bribery.
Actually is bribery.
ALAS, they are ALL a filthy, crooked, criminally insane cabal of hyper-corrupt, entrenched, and establishment-rigged, party-machine-failed ‘Monetary Locusts,’ ALL of whom are seasoned corporate cocksuckers (without a gag reflex), and a pathological, treasonous, traitorous, tyrannical SCOURGE of un-American, ANTI-American JUDAS traitors, whose ONLY Pledge of Allegiance that these voracious, predatory and RAPACIOUS thieves (of flag, country and Constitution), have EVER recited is the SAME, diabolical Oath of Predatory Evil that is likewise recited RIGHT BACK from their corporate masters of outright ownership, when they arrogantly (and, PROUDLY!) exhort:
‘Don’t Blow MY Scam—And, I Won’t Blow YOURS!’ And, the ever languishing public be eternally duped, bilked, scammed and damned!
What? WHAT?? THIS IS NEW???
❝People spend so much time mocking President Donald TRUMP, or waiting for him to be impeached. And, the danger with that kind of obsession with a single person is that you don't see the system that produced him.❞ —Arundhati Ray, Indian novelist, human rights and environmental activist
You gotta wonder how much money TRUMP has, if he is able to hire the entire Democratic Party to run his reelection campaign!
Republican agenda: Cutting funding for social programs, privatizing everything to create taxpayer funded profit centers for a handful of people, destroying workers' rights, refusing to increase the minimum wage. Bottom line, doing anything that benefits the many. That's the Republican agenda.
But, when was the last time that the Democrats really fought for a program that benefited the many? They've had all kinds of excuses for not fighting for them (the Republicans wouldn't allow it) and all kinds of excuses for voting for the destructive Republican legislation, but when it comes to down to fighting for We, the People, they're missing in action.
Voting doesn't take inspiration, and you cannot vote yourself out of a rigged and corrupt system. The game is rigged, and the only people still excited about our system and voting to their heart's content are all of the public fools who are still asking themselves what life is about
Democrats aren't anti-war. They're very much pro-war and McCarthyites which actually makes them right of the Republicans in some areas. Someone pointed that out in a thread.
But, those same conservative religious people would be against the government helping the needy and that's a Republican position. To quote Sister Simone from Nuns on the Bus, charities cannot raise enough funds to reach all of the people in need which is why the government needs to help as well.
❝It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.❞ —Jiddu Krishnamurti
❝One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we've been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We're no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It's simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we've been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.❞ —Carl Sagan
ALAS, today's America has become EVERYTHING that Hitler wanted his Germany to be: a fascist nation that holds the entire world at gunpoint. A nation where there are no free elections, the multinational corporations have merged into a few giant conglomerates cornering the market and calling the shots, and where the media are entirely controlled by the state, as the government spies on its citizens and the police terrorize them, in perpetuity!
MOREOVER, the DemonRat stooges of the DNC (Does Not Care - about democracy!), went to court to defend how their kleptocratic membership is a Private Corporation that does not have to follow their OWN rules, so ALL Primary rigging is perfectly legal, and NOT against the law, to present day effect!
When did a private corporation seize control of YOUR vote and YOUR voice? OR, have corporations ALWAYS controlled YOUR vote AND YOUR VOICE?
❝If voting made any difference, they wouldn’t let us do it.❞ ——Mark Twain
❝It’s easier to fool someone than to tell them that they’ve been fooled.❞ ——Mark Twain
❝It’s difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.❞ ——Voltaire
❝You can fool ALL of the people some of the time, and if you do it just once——it lasts four years.❞ ——Alfred E. Neuman
❝It’s difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary demands that he NOT understand it.❞ ——Upton Sinclair
❝I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if they knew they were slaves.❞ ——Harriet Tubman
❝The chains of habit are too light to be felt—until they are too heavy to be broken.❞ ——Richard C. IRITANO
❝Voting has become a farce, if indeed it was ever anything else. By voting, the people decide only which of the oligarchs pre-selected for them as viable candidates will wield the whip used to flog them and will command the legion of willing accomplices who perpetrate the countless violations of the people's natural rights.❞ —―Robert Higgs
❝Voting is not an act of political freedom. It is an act of political conformity. Those who refuse to vote are not expressing silence. They are screaming in the politician's ear: 'You do not represent me. This is not a process in which my voice matters. I do not believe you.'❞ ——Wendy McElroy
‘LESSER EVIL for SALE’ will ALWAYS be EVIL that will ALWAYS deliver LESS!
❝The masses have never thirsted after truth. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to destroy their illusions is always their victim.❞ —Gustave Le Bon (1841-1931)
❝No amount of evidence will ever persuade an idiot.❞ ——Mason Cooley
❝Nobody in the world, nobody in history has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people who were oppressing them.❞ ——Assata Shakur
❝Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.❞ ——Voltaire
❝Belief is the death of intelligence.❞ ——Robert Anton Wilson
❝The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it .❞ ——Albert Einstein
❝No man will be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.❞ ——Denis Diderot, French philosopher
❝There's simply no polite way to tell people they've dedicated their lives to an illusion.❞ ——Daniel Dennett
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