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Saturday, September 18, 2004

$10,000 raised in event at UW

Nader whips up frenzy of admirers - Raises $10,000 from UW Students:

....Muhammad Umar Memon, a UW-Madison professor in the Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia, was one of many people who donated to Nader's campaign during the evening. He left the event inspired.

"If you wake him up when he's fast asleep he will give you a list of issues off the top of his head," Memon said.

"It's a scintillating mind with a breathtaking clarity," he said. "They look like pygmies to me, these bozos, Kerry and Bush. They cannot speak a sentence."

And the young man who was the first to stand and donate $1,000?

It was Alex Correll, 22, a biology and French student at Edgewood College.

"I have a small amount of money laying around that my grandparents gave me to invest in the stock market," Correll said after the event. "Hopefully, I am investing in the future in a different way by contributing to Nader."

Correll didn't vote for Nader in 2000. Instead, he was "conned into voting for (Al) Gore." Correll says he is not going to do the same this year.

This time, Correll says, he's not buying the line that he is throwing his vote away by voting for Nader. He doesn't want to hear that "a vote for Nader is a vote for Bush."

"A vote for Nader is a vote for Nader," he said.

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