Thursday, November 17, 2005

Happy Birthday, Guv!

Governor Dean attends the grassroots $393,000-and-counting
luncheon with over 7,500 supporters at Burlington HQ.
(He's getting ready to
blog in this photo.)
Note his
$3-a-plate turkey sandwich lunch.
Photo by John Pettitt.

"What I want to know... is why in the world the Democratic party leadership is supporting the president's unilateral attack on Iraq?"

"What I want to know... is why are Democratic party leaders supporting tax cuts? The question is not how big the tax cut should be, the question should be: can we afford a tax cut at all with the largest deficit in the history of this country?"

"What I want to know... is why we're fighting in Congress about the Patient's Bill of Rights when the Democratic party ought to be standing up for health care for every single American man, woman, and child in this country?"

"What I want to know... is why our folks are voting for the president's No Child Left Behind bill that leaves every child behind, every teacher behind, every school board behind, and every property tax payer behind?"

"I'm Howard Dean and I'm here to represent the Democratic wing of the Democratic party."

Read the rest of Howard Dean's Address to the Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting Washington, D.C. (February 21, 2003). (Transcript courtesy of

Read and listen to other Dean speeches.

Visit the unofficial archive of Dean for America's fundraising bats.

Take a look at Dean supporters.


puddle said...

It *is* still Howard Dean. I think it always will be. No matter what.

jc said...

I'm still holding out for drafting Dean.

none said...

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jc said...


Nice site. I'll keep an eye on it.

JayDean said...

Nice tribute, jc!