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Skaer-Tactics: Next U.S. President Should Be [Fill in Here]

December 7, 2007
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OK, I knew that headline might grab you, but I really DO want to know whom I should vote for in 2008. Who is the best person to step in after George W. (thankfully?) walks away? Really, I seek your input here. Give it to me.

While I do know that it’s not a good idea to vote for the Leader of the Free World solely on what he (or she) believes in, it’s a start – right? I’d like to know, for instance, who is the best candidate in regard to his/her views on the energy issue (or, is it a crisis?); if she/he believes in having a national policy that would provide the public with tax breaks for upgrading heating and cooling equipment in homes and buildings; and if she/he believes in addressing global warming.

Who is the best candidate, I ask.

Which candidate, in your opinion, is producing answers - better yet, proposed solutions - to these ever-present social, economical, and nagging issues and problems of today? Which candidate do you believe is the best choice in getting a true national energy policy in place, who believes in taking the Kyoto Protocol seriously, and who will provide the ways and means so that the United States does n-o-t have dependency on foreign oil.

Who is that person? Heck, is that person even in the current race for the White House? Do we need to get a different candidate in the race and back him/her?

Yeah, I really do have more questions than answers here. But, I’m hoping readers of this blog (and more) can supply me with reasons why they are going to vote for Candidate X. Or, why they believe Prospect Y should be placed into the presidential hat.

Right now I am at a loss as to whom I should vote for, mainly because I have not seen the current list of presidential wannabees supplying answers to the above questions and issue. However, I could be wrong.

Sooo, help! Cast your votes n-o-w so that, before it comes time to go behind the curtain, I will have plenty of time to formulate a solid decision and choice.

Don’t hesitate. Post your comments now. Help!

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Best Pres

Arkansan
December 9, 2007
Your comments about Bush, global warming and Kyoto indicate you are only interested in liberal candidates, besides you should do some research and tell us where each of the candidates stand on energy issues. You pick the best and tell us why.

Presidential Candidate for 2008 Office

Barbara
December 11, 2007
For me, a possible consideration after listening to "some commentaries and Presidential hopeful debates", would be former Gov. Huckabee, a very articulate and bright person who appears to be a man of honor and personal integrity. The next year bears listening to all candidates with an open mind while remaining prayerfully watchful for the future of the U.S. of America. P.S.Glenn Beck recently had Huckabee on for an interesting personal interview.

Huckabee Stinks!

Voter
December 11, 2007
Barbara: I will give you articulate, but Huckabee a man of honor and personal integrity? Are we talking about the same guy? The guy who released a rapist in Ark. only to see the convict rape and kill a Missouri woman? The guy who in 1992 said we should "isolate" individuals with AIDS? I think we can do better than that. Just because he talks about religion does not mean he is a beacon of integrity. Remember, Bush speaks a lot about religion.

Please keep the comments (and your vote(s) for U.S. President) coming...

Mark Skaer
December 12, 2007
This is to answer the postings from "Barbara," "Arkansan," and "Voter": For "Arkansan": I can present my choice for U.S. President, but I prefer to hear what you and readers of this blog have to say on the subject. Pass the word. For "Barbara": Thanks for your opinion regarding Huckabee. Let's see if others have your same opinion regarding Huckabee. For "Voter": OK, you do not believe that Huckabee is the right choice. Unfortunately, you failed to provide me (and all the readers of this blog)with who you DO plan to vote for. C'mon. Let us know and why you plan to vote for that candidate.

Response to Huckabee

Barbara
December 12, 2007
To Voter: Sorry, "it appears" I may have failed to present a more definitive response to Mark's request. I did not say who I would vote for as I don't know at this point and time. My statement was based merely on what I have observed, and obviously yours on what you know to be true. As I said, the next year bears keeping an open mind - and may I add, hopefully electing the "right" President. Thanks!

They all suck

Russell C. McClure
December 17, 2007
They all are low life scum of the earth

Time for the Dems

Greg
December 17, 2007
I've spent my whole adult life thinking "what is good for GM is good for the country" per the Republican line. I haven't voted for a Democrat in any race since 1976, and that was after the Nixon scandal. Today I look at our current president and wonder who is kidding who? I have come to the conclusion that ALL politicians are going to spend every dime they can get their hands on to ensure their re-election. Republicans favor spending money on tax breaks for big business and the war machine. Democrats spend money on poor people. In the overall scheme of things, I'm closer to poor than I am to big business. There will be no coherent energy policy in this country until big oil is out of the picture politically. There will be no real action on the environmental issues until the moguls of industry can no longer buy the support of congress. I'm not optimistic, but I am tired of it all. I'm going over to the "D's" for nothing more than the change!

The Country Needs Moral & Spiritual Leadership

Paul
December 17, 2007
Our country was founded on strong principles of FAITH and Morailty. Our new president NEEDS to be strong in these areas as well as being strong in promoting National Defense and the Economy. This criteria narrows the field to a few...of those...John McCain may be the best.

political viewpoint

don miller
December 17, 2007
I will never vote for any politician from the new england area.. the K men from massachusetts are enough to turn anyone from outside that area against them. Just let me vote for someone from the middle section of this country and I will be happy enough to take the time to vote.Huckabee would fit this discription very well.. He would fit in.

They all suck

Russell C. McClure
December 17, 2007
They all are low life scum of the earth

I'm voting constitution and wallet

Milt
December 17, 2007
Kusinich (sp?) will get my primary vote. I believe we need someone to take us into the future with regard to energy independence (which I believe will open up even more opportunity for industry and growth) and a return to individual freedom from our corporate government, while at the same time making sure that the people of the United States become, once again, more important than the international mega-corps. As far as the return to our spiritual values...the last thing I want is the government having a hand in telling me what they should or shouldn't be. That would take us back to pre-Magna Carta days.

I'm voting constitution and wallet

Milt
December 17, 2007
Kusinich (sp?) will get my primary vote. I believe we need someone to take us into the future with regard to energy independence (which I believe will open up even more opportunity for industry and growth) and a return to individual freedom from our corporate government, while at the same time making sure that the people of the United States become, once again, more important than the international mega-corps. As far as the return to our spiritual values...the last thing I want is the government having a hand in telling me what they should or shouldn't be. That would take us back to pre-Magna Carta days.

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