15 rounds for the title of the next Congressman in New Jersey's
2nd district. Tale of the Tape. Background and Issues
Ring referee Frank Sinatra (nickname: The Chairman of the Board)
Intro by Howard Cosell. Music player is in off position; old Howard is shut down. Click off 2nd music player to hear, or wait until song is over)
Frank Sinatra monologue plus, "The House I Live In" live at Madison Square Garden, 1974.
ring announcer, Howard Cosell (nickname: Humble Howard)
The Fighters Stein LoBiondo Cassandra Shober
(candidates) (James Braddock) (Max Shmelling) (Hillary Swank)
Nicknames Cinderella Man The Black Uhlan of the Rhine Million Dollar Baby
background Hells Kitchen trucking family scion Lawyer's wife. Father a doctor,
(Dumont, N.J.) (Vineland, New Jersey) mom a biologist. Too comfy
economic priorities massive tax simplification to spur ragging on everyone
the economy but himself (as if he's raise taxes on the rich and "re-hire
been somewhere besides police, firemen and teachers"
Washington these last 18 yrs.)
medicare expand it to include all supports Paul Ryan's vouchers expand (surmised)
civil service reform for; relaz rules for dismissing against (surmised; takes against (surmised; knee jerk
federal employees for donations from unions) liberal)
incompetence (but still, never to be
confused with private sector)
military spending decrease (chastened by increase decrease (surmised)
horrific mistakes in Iraq and
Afghanistan by bureaucrats in
women's rights FOR ensuring that women have their supports Mitt Romney "ensure that women have their
voices heard. voices heard" (from Shobers
brand new web site.
Obamacare Hold my nose and vote for
"Single Payer" For. 4 yrs supporting same thing. Against, OMG! Against (surmised)
Universal Health (see issue #2, "medicare")
Wiki; "In 1936, Schmeling knocked out American rising star Joe Louis, placing
him as the number one contender for Jim Braddock's title, but Louis got
the fight and knocked Braddock out to win the championship in 1937.
Schmeling finally got a chance to regain his title in 1938, but Louis
knocked him out in one round. During World War II, Schmeling served with
the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) as an elite paratrooper
(Fallschirmjäger). After the war, Schmeling mounted a comeback, but
retired permanently in 1948.
After retiring from boxing, Schmeling worked for The Coca-Cola Company.
Schmeling became friends with Louis, and their friendship lasted until
the latter's death in 1981. Schmeling died in 2005 aged 99, a sporting
icon in his native Germany."
Stein (left) and LoBiondo (2010) LoBiondo 2011, bitching about Pat D'Arcy protege, Shober
Affordable Care Act (putting it kindly)
2009Rescue of Auto For; on record in 2009 as FOR 2009 Against 2009 we'll never know
Industry 2010; on record as FOR 2010 still against 2010 impossible to know
2011 and 2012; FOR 2011 and 2012 against .... oy vey 2012. For, yup, yup
TARP For; ON RECORD! Against ??????
Taxpayer Asset Relief 2008 @ 2 debates
Plan to save the credit with LoBiondo
Troop Surge Iraq 2007 For Definitely against ??????
Woman's right to choose Pro-choice Pro-choice (94 and 96; then Pro-choice? sure
rabid pro-life once he was
Fighting under the name James J. Braddock, he was known for his powerful right hand, granite chin and an amazing comeback from a floundering career. He had lost several bouts due to chronic hand injuries and was forced to work on the docks and collect social assistance to feed his family during the depression. In 1935 he fought Max Baer for the Heavyweight championship and won. For this unlikely feat he was given the nickname "The Cinderella Man" by Damon Runyon.
Nuclear Energy For (Specifically on For (but on the Q.T.) ??? she better ask Norm Cohen
record since 2009, before
Off Shore Drilling For Against (NIMBY*) Against (dollars to donuts)
*Not In My Backyard
Keystone Pipeline For For Better ask Norm Cohen
(OK, in their backyard) and Barack Obama
Dream Act For Straddles issue for Courier-Post Somebody ask her
editors in 2010 (me prodding him,
he getting angry). Safe and secure,
he volunteers he's against on KingArthur
radio show two months later. A triple :( :( :(
Forums, i.e Stein @ Stockton College Fields question from the
policy debate Dr. Michael Busler's Alloway Intermediate School 7 and
graduate finance class, 2012. 8th graders and 5th graders at
We discussed health care and Durand school in Vineland.
tax simplification politics.
Frank on a Tuesday, at the Durant school, with impressionable young minds eager to share how their day went at school, later that evening, with voting age adults at dinner. Wasn't Congress in session? You know that Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday work schedule, with Monday and Friday for traveling back to the district?
Stein LoBiondo Shober
Gay Marriage For Against, def. against Def. for civil, possibly for