September 28, 2010

'The guy don't scare me at all' - Colapietro

State Sen. Tom Colapietro, a Bristol Democrat, said that he's willing to debate Republican challenger Jason Welch as long as a fair, bipartisan sponsor can be found and ground rules worked out.
He said that he's upset that Welch has insinuated he is running a negative campaign -- pointing to a commercial where mud is slung at Welch signs -- when he insists he hasn't so much as mentioned Welch's name.
“He insinuated that I am throwing mud. That’s mudslinging. That’s dirty campaigning. I have nothing to do with mudslinging,” Colapietro said.
He said he's not convinced Welch has his own agenda.
"I think he’s an android. I think they made him,” Colapietro said.
Colapietro said that he doesn't know anything about the source of an anonymous YouTube video lashing Welch. But, he said, he agrees with it 100 percent. He also said it was fair and not an example of mudslinging.
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57 comments:

Anonymous said...

This may help you, Senator Colapietro. It's a link to a profile of boy wonder the incredible breeder.

I wouldn't be scared either!

http://www.beazley.com/system_pages/people_profile.aspx?id=A14F2567-55C0-402E-A5CB-0DEFB7A052C8

Anonymous said...

Tom the tough guy. Must be dreaming again like he did at ND. pARTY IS OVER tom.

Anonymous said...

Tom is a crook. Wait 'til the SEEC catches up with him and Caroll Hughes.

Tom Colapietro is just like Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama, ruining America bit by bit.

Vote for Jason Welch!

Anonymous said...

LMAO!!! Looks like Tom is really getting rattled now!

Jason never "insinuated" anything about you mudslinging Tom, but you calling him an android and saying that he's got another agenda IS.

Vote for Jason Welch! Time for REAL change.

Anonymous said...

That would be "the guy DOESN'T scare me at all" Tom, and obviously, YES HE DOES!!!

Anonymous said...

Does Tom really think Jason is an Android? Sounds like Tom is watching too much sci fy channel....

Jason has never called Tom a name or talked about anything, but Tom's voting record. Yet it is ok to call people an android and it is ok to support a video from un named sources calling somebody an elitist.

Anonymous said...

Tom is having trouble with the video that is stating what everybody is thinking. There is too much mudslinging on tv right now from both sides of the aisle and that Jason is not going to do any mudsling. Too bad Tom has not made the same pledge.

Anonymous said...

Tom is correct, jason is a tool of the anti-colopietro republican in group.

Anonymous said...

The problem is that Tom has a record in government that is not very pro-Bristol. This is not a comment on Tom as person. It is not name calling. Yet Tom attacks the person and name calls. Tom is afraid to debate because then he will have to explain his record just like Jason will have to state his plan. No name calling just the facts. Tom by his actions can't do that. His says he does not mud sling yet calls him an Android and in his statement agrees with the Youtube posting which mud slings ???? Go figure. My hope is that Tom does debate Jason. My guess is that Tom will find a way to not debate Jason because he is rattled by him and not able to explain his record of not helping Bristol.

Anonymous said...

This is an easy choice. Tommy boy will raise tax's , there are no jobs in ct. tom helped put us in debt 3.8 billion dollars.
If you care about yourself care about the future of your children care about the future of your grandchildren vote for jason welch. jason will worry about his families future tom worries only about himself his track record proves just that. oh and lets not forget his out of work union friends.

vote for jason welch

Anonymous said...

We need and deserve a debate to hear exactly what each individual has to offer. Any of the current incumbents need to explain what they will do differently. I think the legislature dropped the ball this past year with the budget process. They did not address the issues and the budget was basically smoke and mirrors. There are critcal financial issues that
need to be resolved and it cannot be business as usual. It will be interesting to hear what Mr. Colapietro will do differently. Likewise, Mr. Welch needs to be very specific in terms of his plans. Hopefully a debate will clear up some of these questions.

Anonymous said...

What will Tom talk about. Maybe his last hair cut. He has never helped people in BRISTOL.

Anonymous said...

5:05 It will even be more interesting to hear what Welch will do. Oh yeah I almost forgot "He has a plan" He hasn't said what it is yet. I honestly don't know why he isn't running for President He's so brilliant!

Anonymous said...

3:35 you are an @#$!!.I guess you would go against your own for that big mouth in Enfield.

Anonymous said...

Hey Art 3:39 Where in that video is the mudslinging ? Remember the truth isn't mudslinging. Lying and twisting the fact is.

Anonymous said...

Hey tom have you ever heard of the economic term "scarcity" or “free Lunch”? You should look them up. I bet you’re out gunned in a debate. I bet welch could have elven zoppo moderate and still win. Oh by the way I never met welch. I have met you though and you’re an idiot. Even if welch is and elitist and he looks like a polygamist

Anonymous said...

5:05 It will even be more interesting to hear what Welch will do. Oh yeah I almost forgot "He has a plan" He hasn't said what it is yet. I honestly don't know why he isn't running for President He's so brilliant!

Anonymous said...

@6:01 I've seen the complaint for myself and the letter from SEEC acknowledging it.

You're trying to distract from the issue. This is not about Enfield vs. Bristol. This is about following the law vs. breaking the law. Tommy and his buddy Caroll Hughes decided to break the law in 2008. Now they need to pay the price for their crime.

This is the difference between Bristol and Waterbury. The people of Waterbury love Rowland even though he's a crook. In Bristol people have a stronger moral compass. If you break the law, you need to go to jail.

If Tom breaks the law, he should serve time. He shouldn't get a free pass because he's from Bristol or because he's a State Senator. Aren't those exactly the kind of special privileges that Richard Nixon tried to get?

You're pulling a common trick often used by Tommy. When the facts are not in your favor , ignore them or pretend they do not exist.

Anonymous said...

Jason Welch has a website. That's more than can be said for Colapietro.

Anonymous said...

3:35 That was already thrown out so stop lying and just because that bully from Enfield said it doesn't mean it's so. Just more lies from you guys.

Anonymous said...

September 28, 2010 6:30 PM:

LOL..that's my kind of comment.

LOL!!!

Anonymous said...

6:30 He would probably laugh at your sick name calling but you haven't the guts to let him know who you are. (Yawn) More lies and name calling that's the only trash you know.

Anonymous said...

6:15 then lets see what happened to it. Afraid?

Anonymous said...

3:30 Aw c'mon Art carros LOL stop being such babies.

Anonymous said...

Wow!! Just looked at Tom's recent filing and he got a bunch of donations from Liquor Store owners out of his district and he had some donations from some lobbyists. I wonder why the liquor lobby supports Tom so Much.....

Anonymous said...

6:35 Last I heard your ex con governor broke the law and got away easy. Now the ex-con has a radio talk show. LMAO at you phonies. You are sick too just like your other two friends.

Anonymous said...

6:35 Got any proof or are you lying like you always do?

Anonymous said...

LOL Wow just looked again at Jason's money lots of big bucks form everywhere but Connecticut. I wonder what the interest are there for Georgia ? And more ! They don't even know where Bristol CT is . It's all there for you good folks to see .

Anonymous said...

Breeder boy's money is coming from Teabagger Central. He's a tool for the right wing conservative weirdos!

Anonymous said...

All the Dems do is mudsling and lie. Tommy is the worst one of all.

Vote for a candidate with character and integrity.

Vote for Jason Welch.

Anonymous said...

Vote for a candidate with character and integrity.

Vote Tom Colapietro not the other one that these weirdo's support. LOL How much integrity can he have hanging out with these guys? They have integrity ? HaHaHa

Anonymous said...

Tom Colapietros legacy and ideas
will be remembered as a ct. state senator as follows.


MIDGET BODY MIDGET BRAIN

Anonymous said...

I QUESS WE CAN SAY THAT TOM"S A LITTLE SHORT ON IDEA"S.


VOTE JASON WELCH A SURE WINNER

Anonymous said...

@6:37 AKA Tom Colapietro--

Listen, bub-- the more you lie, the more you dig your grave.

If the complaint got thrown out by the SEEC, why isn't it on their website?

http://www.ct.gov/seec/cwp/view.asp?a=3556&q=431782

The website lists the results of how every complaint filed is resolved. If you look at the 2010 complaints, none of them deal with Colapietro. I believe the complaint about Colapietro's campaign contributions is 2010-047. It isn't up yet.

Steve, you might want to file an FOI request with the State Elections Enforcement Commission for a copy of all complaints pending against Colapietro's former / current campaign committee. I know for a fact that they are investigating multiple complaints. Don't you think the public deserves to know about them.

Anonymous said...

A vote for Tom Colapietro is a vote for Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky.

Vote to keep the death penalty. Vote for Jason Welch.

Anonymous said...

All Colapietro cares about are the Union$ that give him $$$. His care for working-class and middle-class people is as fake as his hair.

The fact that he actually wears a toupe says something about his honesty and his integrity-- that for Tommy pride trumps both of those.

Vote for the candidate who's real and who cares about real people. Vote for Jason Welch.

Anonymous said...

Blah,Blah, Blah, Just more mudslinging from these mudslinging experts trying to discredit Tom Colapietro. I guess this proves who is doing the mudslining!

Anonymous said...

You may have seen the letter but didn't you see the false claim saying there was no wrong doing? My guess is you don't want the truth to be shown.6:35 More of your outright lies. Is this what your candidate relly stands for, more lies?

Anonymous said...

OK 10:15 You brought out a point now lets ask the same question. How come all these BIG $$$$$ come from out of state except some from the rich in this town? Your pretty boy is innocent ? LOL

Anonymous said...

Seems the tide has turned against Tommie. I'll be voting for Jason Welch, and it looks like I won't be alone!

Anonymous said...

It's being rumored that the legislature is considering raising the state income tax to 6.5%. I would like to hear Mr. Colapietro pledge not to raise the income tax. We need spending cuts before more taxes.

Anonymous said...

The Dems don't mudsling? Ok, and the unions don't bully people. LMAO!

Anonymous said...

Now Welch is saying Tom has been fighting dirty when I haven't heard a peep out of Tom yet. Obviously Welch is playing "Mr. Nice Guy" because Tom’s last opponent was so dirty in her campaigning and lost so miserably. Plainly a Republican is planting dirt and making it look like it came from Tom.

PAC said...

WHOO'S JASON WELCH???????

Anonymous said...

TOMMIES TIME HAS COME TO RETIRE. HE HAS DONE ENOUGH DAMAGE TO OUR FAMILIES.

Can someone please list all the good things tommie has done for the state in the last 4 years>? we're waiting.

KEEP IN MIND. UNDER TOMMIES WATCH THE STATE IS 3.8 BILLION DOLLARS IN DEBT. ARE WE GOING TO ALLOW HIM TO PUT THIS STATE IN BANKRUPSY???

Anonymous said...

9:29 AM: Who's Jason Welch???

He's the guy who's gonna beat the pants off Tom Colapietro, that's who!!!

Anonymous said...

Let's be honest. I wouldn't want videos or pictures of my high school days or college days on youtube. Kind of glad we didn't have that technology then -- and I am sure many of you are saying AMEN to that.
But, come on?????
Does a video from that error say anything about the person you have become now?
Vote for Jason based on what he will bring, not where he went to high school.
Vote for any candidate for what they value, not the amount of money their parents have.

I have reviewed Tom's voting record and lack of effort in fighting for Bristol.
Time for change, vote for Jason.

- C -

Anonymous said...

12:37 Whay don't you think we shouldn't do a video on you? Got something to hide? You are lying again and now nobody believes you wacko's anymore. Wheres the proof of Tom'S record? I reviewed his record and it looks to me like he's done a lot. And you critics have done what? And Jason Welch has done what? Shut up with your stinkin lies and prove what you say.
And you guys talk about negative? You are a joke and we all nknow it.

Anonymous said...

12:23 I'll take that bet but I 'll never collect becuase you will crawl under your rock again.

Anonymous said...

"Android"? "Breeder boy"? Tom, you and your friends should hang your heads in shame for saying these things. How low will you stoop?

Anonymous said...

Tommy the mudslinger and his unions thugs are running scared!

Set the date for the debate!
Set the date for the debate!
Set the date for the debate!
Set the date for the debate!

It is time to put up or shut up Tom C.

Anonymous said...

10:57 I agree set up the debate . But not about a wish list make it about issues not feel good stuff. And let it be the truth not spin.

Anonymous said...

10:18 I don't think he can stoop as low as you. He does have a name not like you. Shame on all of you for trying to confuse the people.

Anonymous said...

To 7:23
Why am I lying becuase I said I wouldn't want a video of me from college out there?
Something to hide? No, just look really stupid and embarassed!
And yes, I looked at his record and I DON"T AGREE WITH HIM - so I AM NOT VOTING OFR COLAPIETRO which is MY choice. I don't think he does all he can for Bristol!

Why does this make me a wacko or a liar? Are you paranoid or something just because I am about to make a better choice?

Anonymous said...

3:12 Because he has done a lot for Bristol. And you are a liar. You and your cronies can't possibly be voting based on tha Because Welch just came to Bristol and has done nothing period.

Anonymous said...

7:21 - you sound bitter, like someone who realizes that they are about to lose. you resort to name calling, but haven't even justified why you feel I am lying.
I have a right to support my candidate of choice, you do not have the right to call me names for it. I have the right to disagree with Colapietro and feel he doesn't have MY best interest at heart. Since when do I have to drink your kool-aid?

Anonymous said...

I'm oly bitter at you ding dong and I can't wait till he beats the pants off of your candidate (Again)