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Gail Huff Brown Kicks off Central Mass Women for Brown

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

 

Gail Huff Brown, wife of US Senator Scott Brown (R-MA), kicked off Central Mass Women for Brown in Worcester, one of her first appearances on the campaign trail.

Huff Brown visited the Mass Victory Center in downtown Worcester to give words of inspiration and help phone bank for her husband’s race for the US Senate seat.

“I’m mostly excited about the overwhelming support there. It’s going to be close. It’s going to be a couple points one way or the other. And that’s one of the reasons I love Massachusetts,” she said. “Politics here is such an interesting and dynamic world. In full confession, I’m not a Republican. I’m not a Democrat. I am un-enrolled in any party. I’ve never even campaigned in my life. Today’s my first day. This is my first day fulltime, and it’s definitely a lot of work.”

Huff Brown said that women are a key part of winning the election and energized the group about what they can do. She also announced that she will be helping the campaign effort daily.

Gail Huff Brown during her visit to the Mass Victory center for its grand opening.

“Now’s the time to get excited. It’s only three months away. Three months in the political world is not very long,” she said. “I have taken leave from my job, to work every day, and will be leading the Women for Brown coalition to get work done. If any of you are interested, please see me.”

Those gathered at the event came to show local support for Brown’s campaign. Donna Colorio, Worcester school committee member and Scott Brown supporter introduced Huff Brown to the group, saying, “This is a group of strong, determined, and dynamic women.”

“I’m interested in getting out and getting the message out about Scott. Scott is doing everything he said he would do when he decided to run for US Senate. When we went down to Washington he continues to do all the things you sent him down there to do – to think independently, to vote independently,” Huff Brown said. “He crosses the aisle. He believes very strongly that ideas don’t come from parties. Ideas come from collective consensus.”

Huff Brown added that this need for bipartisanship is something people in Massachusetts need to realize: “Because, guess what? We live in a polarized political world, and we need to learn to bring forces together and compromise and to make agreement on things. Scott’s very successful in Washington in bringing the sides together.”

Bonnie Johnson, the regional co-coordinator of Central Mass Women for Brown said that the key to supporting Women for Brown is through action.

“We’re here because we want to get active,” Johnson said. She and Colorio presented Huff Brown with a couple gifts from Worcester including a framed keepsake from one of Worcester's original businesses. St. Pierre Manufacturing Company, a business that originated in Worcester made instruments to cut diamonds, and horseshoes.

Angela Davis, Chair of the statewide Women for Brown coalition, founded the Women for Brown coalition during Brown’s first campaign. She said that the organization has over 1,000 members and continues to grow. 

 

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Comments:

Bonnie Johnson

With almost 100 women from all over Worcester County attending last night, it was an incredibly successful event. Loads of phone calls were made for Senator Scott Brown. Gail Huff Brown was a dynamic guest and speaker. Imagine how many women would have attended if we'd had more than 5 days to organize.

Women for Brown will meet every Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Mass Victory, 18 Grafton Street, Worcester.

Go US Senator Scott Brown. We need you in Washington, D.C.

Harry Huckum

I met Gail Huff and her Mom on the 21st during super saturday calling for the senator. They are two of the most genuine and nice people you could ever meet.

Gail made us a batch of chocolate chip cookies and brought them over to the call center.

Good Luck Senator.
We need to keep you in Washington.

Edward Saucier

I’m not a Republican. I’m not a Democrat. I am un-enrolled in any party said Mrs. Scott Brown. Big deal so am I, however, there are very few pure independents. I can only name two, Ralph Nader and Bernie Sanders.

I wonder if anyone asked Mrs. Brown how she feels about the republicans trying to take away women's choices? I wonder if anyone asked her how she felt about republicans trying to take away the voting rights of minorities? I wonder if she ever tried to urge Scotty to turn independent?

Mrs. Brown said: "Scott’s very successful in Washington in bringing the sides together.” Well, that's not true. The republicans have said from the git-go their only agenda was to make Obama a one term president. They disagree with and vote against everything he wants to do and Scott Brown votes with them the vast majority of the time in accomplishing that end. Scott Brown does not think independently.

There are a large group of extremist republicans in office, many of which have Tea Party origins that are trying to bring this country to the brink of fascism. Like a cancer it's spreading further northward into Penn., N.H. and Maine. The people have to wake up before it's too late. If the people of Mass. are bamboozled there is no hope for the other states to see the light.

Elizabeth Warren is a much better choice for the people of Mass. because she's the best candidate money can't buy, and she won't be bamboozled or bought by lobyists.

Harry Huckum

Democratic Convention Schedule
2012 Democratic National Convention Schedule - Charlotte, N.C.

4:00 PM – Opening Flag Burning Ceremony – sponsored by CNN
4:05 PM – Singing of "God Damn America " led by Rev. Jeremiah Wright
4:10 PM – Pledge of Allegiance to Obama. 4:15 PM – Ceremonial 'I hate America' led by Michelle Obama.
4:30 PM – Tips on “How to keep your man trustworthy & true to you while you travel the world” – Hillary Clinton
4:45 PM –Al Sharpton / Jesse Jackson seminar “How to have a successful career without having a job.”
5:00 PM – “Great Vacations I’ve Taken on the Taxpayer’s Dime Travel Log” - Michelle Obama.
5:30 PM – Eliot Spitzer Speaks on "Family Values" via Satellite
5:45 PM – Tribute to All 57 States – Nancy Pelosi
6:00 PM – Sen. Harry Reid - 90-minute speech expressing the Democrat’s appreciation of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and George Soros for sparing no expense, for all that they have accomplished to unify the country, improve employment and to boost the economy.
8:30 PM – Airing of Grievances by the Clintons
9:00 PM – “Bias in Media – How we can make it work for you” Tutorial – sponsored by CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, the Washington Post and the New York Times
9:15 PM – Tribute Film to Brave Freedom Fighters incarcerated at GITMO – Michael Moore
9:45 PM – Personal Finance Seminar - Charlie Rangle
10:00 PM – Denunciation of Bitter Gun Owners and Bible readers.
10:30 PM – Ceremonial Waving of White Flag for IRAQ , & Afghanistan
11:00 PM – Obama Energy Plan Symposium / Tire Gauge Demonstration / You too can get rich with Green Investment bankruptcies
11:15 PM – Free Gov. Blagovich rally 11:30 PM – Obama Accepts Oscar, Tony and Latin Grammy Awards
11:45 PM – Feeding of the Delegates with 5 Loaves and 2 Fish Obama Presiding
12:00 AM – Official Nomination of Obama by Bill Maher and Chris “He sends a thrill up my leg” Matthews
12:01 AM – Obama Accepts Nomination as Lord and Savior
12:05 AM – Celestial Choirs Sing
3:00 AM – Biden Delivers Acceptance Speech




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