Re: Huffington Post~Melinda Balllard's Father Passed Away
Posted by Deborah on 2/20/10
LOL. Now, that takes some brass ones...to target an opponent over
something that he had personal and direct experience with...
On 2/20/10, Sharon wrote:
> A new article that has come up regarding Melinda and her impact on
> itegrity in Texas politics:
> "In 2002, when flyers were distributed in Rep. Green's district
> attacking his opponent Patrick Rose about mold remediation lawsuits
> and plaintiffs, the tactic backfired. One of the targets of the ad,
> Melinda Ballard (who had prevailed in a $32 million homeowners'
> mold lawsuit), went public with the revelation that Green himself
> had filed a mold claim in 2001 and that his insurance carrier had
> paid for Green and his family to stay at Austin's downtown Omni
> On 2/18/10, Deborah wrote:
>> I applaud her tenacity and courage to stand up to the insurance
>> Average citizens simply do not have the resources to take even the
>> most meritorious cases all the way to the end and corporations are
>> well aware of this.
>> We must rely on people like her to get what little justice there
>> is to be had against such fraudulent practices.
>> On 2/17/10, Sharon wrote:
>>> John Codie,
>>> This is now the FOURTH time I have had to agree with your
>>> writing in less than two weeks time. That is EXACTLY why I
>>> posted this. Kind of a historical reference to the mold issue
>>> since the Ballard case - whether one agrees with it or not -
>>> was a pinnicle point in the issue. It is good to understand
>>> where people who have had an impact on history came from. That
>>> is why so many biographies get written.
>>> I did not post it for the intent that RD would use it as an
>>> opportunity to bash a woman - a fellow human being - who just
>>> lost a loved one merely days ago.
>>> On 2/17/10, JohnCodie wrote:
>>>> I appreciate the information, it serves as a reminder as
>>>> fortunate an individual might be in building a family
>>>> fortune and providing the family with the fortitude to
>>>> continue with his/her legacy. Like the popular movie the
>>>> Titanic money follows money and so like the real estate
>>>> business, im sure there are the faithful followers of those
>>>> who saw retail headed to shopping malls in the early years.
>>>> Money didn't save the rich on the Tatantic but it gave them
>>>> an advantage to the lower class trapped/locked below the
>>>> waterline. Its true the award was greatly reduced and more
>>>> political actions in favor in the insurance industry was
>>>> provided by the State of Texas. Was it the Ballards were
>>>> Democratic living in a Repulican state? Who knows what
>>>> entailed those many miles of tavel miles of sales. Mr.
>>>> Ballard seems to have had the gift for making the sale.
>>>> Good for him, we need more sales people like him today. I
>>>> hear to many relative say they just can't sell anything in
>>>> todays economy. Obviously they are'nt trying. Three cheers
>>>> for the Ballards for continuing inspite of being told "No".
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