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Altschuler Will Unveil Jobs Plan in Bishop's Backyard

Congressional challenger is coming to Southampton on Monday.

In three successive press conferences on Monday, Republican congressional candidate Randy Altschuler plans to roll out his jobs plan, starting with a 9 a.m. conference in Southampton — the hometown of Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop.

The kick-off will be at the 819 County Road 39 shopping center, with East Hampton Town Supervisor Bill Wilkinson, Southampton Town Councilman Chris Nuzzi and members of the Southampton Business Alliance, according to a statement from the Altschuler campaign.

"The 10-point plan addresses the economy and how to bring business and jobs back to Long Island and the First Congressional District," said Diana Weir, Altschuler's campaign manager. "It's a comprehensive solution-based program."

“Long Island’s economy has suffered terribly under the failed policies of Barack Obama and Tim Bishop,” Altschuler, of St. James, is quoted as saying in a campaign statement.  “I look forward to running on my experience as a self-made businessman who built two American companies from the ground up and created thousands of jobs, and as a candidate willing to propose real solutions that will boost small businesses and grow Long Island’s economy.”

Bishop spokesman Oliver Longwell said Friday that it is Republican policies that threaten Long Island jobs. He said Altschuler endorses the Paul Ryan budget, "which the nonpartisan Economic Policy Institute projected would result in roughly 4.1 million jobs lost through 2014."

"Randy Altschuler has shown at every turn that he cares only about bolstering outrageous corporate profits at the expense of American workers," Longwell said.

He noted that Bishop supported the payroll tax cut, which he said kept thousands of dollars in Long Island working families' pockets, and that Bishop introduced the MAP-21 Transportation bill in the House. "[T]hat would put millions of construction workers back on the job rebuilding our aging infrastructure," he said.

After the Southampton conference Monday, Altschuler will head to Shirley next for a 10:45 a.m. conference at Calabro Airport, joined by NAASCO owner John Leslie, Suffolk County Legislator Ed Romaine and Brookhaven Town Councilman Dan Panico. The final event will be at 4 p.m. at Epcal in Calverton, with Sky Dive Long Island owner Ray Maynard, Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter and town council members.

Hazel Wilkonson the First May 06, 2012 at 02:28 PM
Jill, you are not sick of "liberal talking points" you are sick of hearing the truth because it does not square with your ideology.
Hazel Wilkonson the First May 06, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Hey robkoz, instead of asking for proof against an argument, why don't you provide some proof for yours?
Argile May 06, 2012 at 04:43 PM
I have been. Notice the links? It's Bishops entire voting record. Or did you conveniently ignore it? Unlike others here I at least can backup my comments.
Argile May 06, 2012 at 04:59 PM
Oh, and don't forget the links on where and who he got his campaign contributions from which happen to be from quite a few UNIONS.
East End Farmer May 06, 2012 at 08:43 PM
"LET THEM FAIL" Romney said of America's biggest corporations employing more Americans than anyone but the US Government...LET THEM FAIL...LET THEM FAIL...LET THEM FAIL...LET THEM FAIL...Not a single American should ever forget Romney's words. Altschuler is ROMNEY IN A SKIRT.
The Beav May 06, 2012 at 08:48 PM
Romney & Altschuler are corporate raiders destined to do more harm the good to American jobs and American industries. Farmer is right..read Romney's lips and NEVER FORGET WHAT ROMNEY SAID...LET THEM FAIL...and worst of all, for all the Americans who gave their lives fighting 3 wars, Romney said "Let Osama bin Laden live free"...Romney would NOT go after his sorry arse...Obama tracked him down and killed the rat.
Ralebird May 07, 2012 at 03:24 AM
Horse spit, Koz. You post links that are totally irrelevant to any point you are trying to make. You either lie to make your points or are totally ignorant about what you are trying to discuss. When challenged you simply make more irrelevant claims and more irrelevant links. When will you back up your lame arguments with pertinent information?
Argile May 07, 2012 at 05:22 AM
Your angry rambling continues to make you look like a fool. It also proves that you didn't even look at any of the links I provided which clearly proves everything I've been arguing about. Continue please. It makes me laugh. Especially the part where I'm "a liar." LMAO!
Drtee-Dancer May 07, 2012 at 08:04 AM
Too many here writing MSNBC spin......corporate raiders was spelled correctly without understanding what it means......I didn't hear or read that Pres. Obama tracked down Osama & killed him......did that happen between a game of golf or a vacation in Hawaai?
Jaguar-Guy May 07, 2012 at 10:58 AM
Meadow, leave me out of this one !! I never wrote anything about a BBQ out east for anyone. That's a misquote clearly - please remove my name from same. Thanks.
Jaguar-Guy May 07, 2012 at 11:04 AM
Beav, they did what they did in a time of ecomonic BOOM. They did what they did to make money (lots of money) for stock-holders - who they worked for. If they did not make money, they would have been fired. Rather, they did what they did (yes many times despicable closing failing businesses and sending jobs abroad) - but they CANNOT do that as President or Congressman. Why would people think a President Romney would outsource jobs abroad when he would have been elected specifically and ONLY to save our own economy?? Is that a hard concept to grasp ??? They made their own businesses profitable, and they will do their best (with what they have) to make government work better. President Romney or Cong. Randy would NOT be outsourcing jobs for all those missing the boat on that one - Come on already folks, you are all smart enough to see that.
Nurse Ratchet May 07, 2012 at 12:22 PM
TARP was a bad idea under Bush, because Bush did not require that his Republican taxpayer rip-off artists, who buried American banks, pay back the loans. Obama's program took stock in exchange as collateral and the loans were paid back to American taxpayers. American corporations and jobs were saved. Bush was a pimp.
Rose Way May 07, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Why wouldn't unionized labor (a.k.a. the American work force) back the men and women of Congress who saved their jobs, their homes, their retirement accounts and what's left of their bank accounts after the Bush pillage of America. Romney wants them all fired, Altschuler wants the same...so he can sell more American jobs abroad, sending our vital industries with them. Romney and Altschuler will put the stake through the heart of American business once and for all. This press conference is a farce.
Postman Sharp May 07, 2012 at 12:32 PM
Romney said "Let GM fail". Altschuler will be Romney's lap dog. He'll do anything to get in with the heirarchy or American politicians. Altschuler sold his soul when he sold American jobs throughout the worst American recession since 1929. Real Americans will not vote for Altschuler. They can't afford to.
George May 07, 2012 at 12:51 PM
Could someone please explain to me the following: How can a man who became successful by outsourcing work to low labor cost countries plan to be NOW successful at doing exactly the OPPOSITE. If he knows how to do THAT why did he not do it BEFORE he decided to run for public office? Maybe because he does not REALLY care about his community but cares only about aggrandising himself. I hope I to get some well thougth-out answers, please!
Hay Farmer May 07, 2012 at 12:52 PM
Altschuler will cost Americans jobs. That's his business and the only way he's made his money. Bush cost us our bank accounts. Altschuler will cost us our jobs. Romney will sell out America's industries and what will be left? Richer Republicans and no Middle Class. Bishop has been a friend to Long Islanders and Americans since he took office. He's had my back. He's got my vote.
Frog Morton May 07, 2012 at 12:58 PM
England and France just threw out their "Conservative" right wing corporate raiders because they asked for austerity measures while driving to work in chauffered driven stretch Mercedes. The only Conservative left within 300 miles of London is its Mayor who, like Bloomberg, is rich and bought (forced) himself upon his subjects in the last election.
Wilbur Freewright May 07, 2012 at 01:01 PM
Bloomberg forced a change in the term limits in NYC wielding capital backed power. Altschuler and Romney are trying for the same. Altschuler is buying a seat in Congress in a state where he didn't grow up, run a business or represent the people. Bishop represents the people of Long Island and he has my vote again this year.
Ralebird May 07, 2012 at 03:51 PM
Again Koz, liar or ignorant? Your choice. You made the claims - now back them up. HOW DOES A MEMBER OF CONGRESS AFFECT LOCAL PROPERTY TAXES? Your m.o. is like those talk show hosts who make claims, never support them, and try to cut off anyone who dare question them.
Preliator May 07, 2012 at 04:52 PM
What are Dim Tim's plans, what solutions does he support? More taxes,more spending and more government? Mindlessly supporting a destructive ideology and taking orders from the Wicked Witch of the West, Nancy Pelosi. Tim Bishop is not just a lapdog, he is Pelosi's (insert term used to describe a female dog)! This guy has had ten years in office, how much more time does he need to accomplish anything. He has had five, FIVE, laws that he authored become law; a piss poor record for some one who touts his seniority and position in democRAT caucus.
George May 07, 2012 at 08:09 PM
Name calling only makes you sound... well... not intelligent. So, I suggest you refine your criticism.
Gramps Pupany May 07, 2012 at 09:49 PM
Altschuler has authored ZERO LAWS and had accomplished ZERO TASKS to benefit anyone but himself...typical Republican...and now he want to buy a seat in Congress. Read what his friends say about him: "He'll do anything to get elected". You can Google that one yourself. Con-servatives were thrown out of France and England in this week's elections...fasten your seatbelts girls, November is going to be a rough ride for Reps in Congress, too.
Frog Morton May 07, 2012 at 09:52 PM
This independent is not voting for Altschuler. Imagine the nerve of this guy. Telling Long Islanders how HE is going to bring the jobs he sold overseas back to First Congressional District.
Argile May 08, 2012 at 12:49 AM
Two words: stimulus money. How do public employees get stimuls money? Congress. How does that stimulus money that went to public unions, or public schools, get paid back? The taxpayers. Unions are 100% (D)ependent upon (D)emocrat Bureaucrats Its a symbiotic relationship. It's really pathetic that i had to explain that to you.
Ralebird May 08, 2012 at 04:52 AM
Let me be kind to you Koz; if youreally believe you supported your statement regarding members of congress having an affect on local school taxes you were failed by those charged with your education or have a disability and I will take this no further.
Nancy May 08, 2012 at 05:05 AM
Tim bishop supports regulating small businesses out of existence. He has voted for the healthcare bill which is burying small businesses in uncertainty and rising costs of healthcare coverage and the hours of sorting through regulations that are being piled on more each day. You do know that Tim Bishop cut Medicare Advantage by $500 Billion dollars when he voted for the Healthcare Bill. Randy Altschuller has created jobs & Tim Bishop has regulated them out of existence!!! I chose JOBS.
Nancy May 08, 2012 at 05:21 AM
As far as farmers go! They will lose their land to TRANSFER DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS (TDR). Our Local and Federal reOpen Space money to buy up the development rights to private farms across the Island and the country. When you no longer control the development rights of your property then you no longer have a right to use your property as you want to. The person who owns those development rights can tell you how you can use your land and what to plant. These development rights do not always stay with the one you sold them too. If you want to build a barn or another house you might not be able too unless the one you sold the rights to lets you. this is the biggest danger to family farms. President Obama has bought up 16% of American private property in three years. President Obama is the biggest threat to your private property!
Drtee-Dancer May 08, 2012 at 07:21 AM
Thank you Nancy for an informative comment. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe the Democrats were in control of both the Senate & the House from 2007 going forward. Am I to believe they had no responsibility for the Bush Fiasco of 2008 mentioned above?
Argile May 08, 2012 at 08:46 AM
GM will fail again. The UAW will ask for more meritless raises and benefits and within a few short years the American taxpayers will be called upon to bail them out again: http://www.uaw.org/page/union-advantage-pay-and-benefits
Argile May 08, 2012 at 09:50 AM
"Who needs China to destroy American jobs when we have Obama?" http://www.forbes.com/sites/paulroderickgregory/2012/02/06/american-airlines-shows-the-corruption-of-obamas-gm-bailout/

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