Re: [dfa-23] Hi! I Love Heated Discussions! Regarding to the Topic of Bob Filner Crisis, I want everyone to speak and write their views freely. Just be careful of the words you write in regards to someone's view. An example is below. OKAY? ~ NOW ~

From: Carol C.
Sent on: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 8:31 PM
Pam, 

I LOVE WHAT YOU WROTE!!!
Thanks,
Changus

On Aug 14, 2013, at 4:49 PM, Pam Hoye wrote:

> There is a word I think we've all forgotten in addition to respect for different opinions and views.
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> The word is: Contingency,
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> Bob Filner is in trouble. We can debate, take sides, question..... all this and more. We  can even  hope the entire nightmare goes away. Yes,  we can. But we cannot know the outcome until there is one.
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> Do we imagine that other interests  are not planning "in the event of"? 
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> Do we imagine that Filner has no understanding of contingency? i would expect a member of congress to be adept at preparing  for multiple outcomes.
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> Do we serve his dream for San Diego, and ours, by not being ready to step forward and carry that dream in the event that he cannot continue? Do we assume he would want this of us, having spent his life working for progressive issues?
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> You see, I do not see a conflict here.  It doesn't have to be a matter of "for or against Filner", which is what the 'division' feels like. And trust me, I have found the behavior of many in the Dem party to be disgusting and opportunist.  But I can't let this  behavior be the inspiration for my  own. I can't throw progressive goals that Bob Filner  himself stands for aside in response.
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> For me it is about contingency; about being prepared for whatever happens.
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> Pam
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