Leslie Rubio 
Member since Mar 25, 2012

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Re: “Unprompted: Roscoe and the Deplorables

I disagree with you 1Ronald. Hillary Clinton stands for all people, not just her inner circle or friends, and no, she doesn't think she's better than other people. She does not look down her nose at certain people, but points out, by using the word deplorable (that she has since apologized for using) that many, and we might even say, most of the @realsexualpredators' supporters are racist, bigoted, sexist, uneducated, misogynistic homophobes...that shout things at his rallies... like Lock her up, Killary, Cun*, Fu** Islam, Fu** dirty beaners, Fu** that Nig***, Fu** that whore, Hang the bit** and other choice words. These are the folks she's talking about... And NO, just because Hillary sticks up for herself and for others, doesn't make her mean, but I understand that you can't handle a female that stands up to someone with half her intelligence and little to offer our country but hate filled rhetoric, casinos, golf courses and more tax breaks for the wealthy. I understand you can't handle the idea of the first female President!

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Posted by Leslie Rubio on 11/02/2016 at 2:33 PM

Re: “Switch Voter: A Richmond Businessman Leads a Made-For-TV Brigade of Trumpocrats

Rickers must have been undermining Democrats since he was 18...how many of those Dems got elected that he was supposedly helping? I know 1 that didn't and Rickers was his campaign manager. I would say Sell out, but this guy obviously has no clue...as P.T. Barnum said...There's a sucker born every minute.

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Posted by Leslie Rubio on 10/24/2016 at 10:17 PM
Posted by Leslie Rubio on 05/10/2016 at 3:26 PM

Re: “2015 Richmond Photos of the Year

Great work Scott. I always enjoy your photos...you are a true artist!

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Posted by Leslie Rubio on 12/22/2015 at 4:35 PM

Re: “On the Agenda: Deciding How to Honor Slave Sites

It's called saving face. As an African American and alumnus of VUU, you would think Mayor Jones would have been more thoughtful with this site from the beginning.

8 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Leslie Rubio on 08/19/2015 at 1:49 PM

Re: “Council Leadership in Flux

We need strong leadership for this position...and it's NOT Michelle Mosby.

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Posted by Leslie Rubio on 12/04/2014 at 8:58 AM

Re: “Retracing Steps

Richmond needs to embrace its history and this history belongs to us all. A World UNESCO site is within our city's reach, and would bring tourism from all over the world...a baseball stadium surely would not. The Bottom with its proximity to the river could encompass the slave trade in its entirety and could provide a shared interactive experience of the journey that so many African Americans made. Wake up Richmond...we are history in the making...we need insightful visions for our city, not baseball parks that have nothing to do with our past or our future.

26 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Leslie Rubio on 11/04/2014 at 6:38 PM

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