Tag Archives: Bronx Democratic Party

Political notes ….. 3-23-15

Wonder how those tenants and small business owners on Jerome avenue feel about new Bronx Democratic leader Marcos Crespo giving the “Hispanic Champion of the Year ” award to Mayor DeBlasio at the Somos conference? Wonder how the folks fighting fresh direct subsidies feel about the mayor getting this award? What about all those Black and Latinos victimized by “broken windows” policing? What about all those Latinos underrepresented in this administration! Looks like the Bronx Democratic Party under Crespo will be business as usual: “Jobs for my family and friends,” while they cower in fear of raising issues that might offend the powerful. Business as usual……

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Political notes – 9/4/14

¬†Always cautious about these new Bronx “challengers ” who come stamped with a message “endorsed by the Bronx Democratic Party.” They all seem to fit the same mold – ambitious, materialistic, aloof and separate from the common folk, and willing to do anything to rise from their people , not with their people. Me at my age, you only get my endorsement if you have a history of being on the front lines in important community battles Don’t tell me what you are going to do , tell me where you’ve been.