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Skaer-Tactics: Vote for...Who? Pedro? Part 2

December 19, 2007
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Over the holidays, time permitting, I plan to sit down at my computer and explore ALL of the Websites of ALL of the candidates vying for the White House. Right now I am leaning toward voting for Hilary Clinton, but I can definitely state I am not totally convinced that she is the right person to be the next President of the United States.

Based on what I’ve seen and heard and read, Mrs. Clinton believes:

· in providing affordable and accessible health care. As a contractor, don’t you believe the health care system needs to be revamped? It is so costly to provide it for employees.
· in the United States being energy independent and addressing global warming. Sounds good to me.
 
· in reforming the current immigration system. It is broken. It definitely needs to be fixed – and, soon.
 
Of course, as we all know, talk is cheap. It’s easy to say one thing, yet do another. However, I am trying to be optimistic here. This country can change for the better, with the right person in charge. If Hilary does not have your attention, then let me know who should take over when George W. vacates his White House throne at the end of next year. Since I am not a Bush fan, I will be happy that this man will no longer be able to serve this country in the capacity he has held for the past seven years, soon to go on eight.

In my previous blog on this very same subject, I did get a few comments from a few readers, including from “Barb,” “Greg,” “Voter,” and “Arkansan”. (See a pattern here? No one wants to sign their full name … for whatever reason … well, the reasons probably are many.) But, again, no one provided a clear-cut answer. “Barb” was the lone person who actually named a candidate, but she was not necessarily voting for, nor was she pushing for, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee.

Sorry, not much help.

“Arkansan” did not answer the question, either. The reader just blasted me for blasting our current president.

Come to think of it, “Voter” posted a comment just to stir the pot – but did not disclose how he/she was going to vote for next year. “Greg,” on the other hand, questioned our current president, Republicans in general, and noted that he planned to jump to the Democratic Party.

Still, even “Greg” did not say which candidate he wanted to see in the White House.

Maybe it’s too early to get a straight answer? I say it is time to begin examining the candidates, to formulate a decision. After all, Nov. 4, 2008 is less than a year away.

Is John McCain who we need in office? John Edwards? Barack Obama? Rudy Giuliani? Mitt Romney? (Do we really want a “Mitt” or a “Barack” as our leader?)

Let me know.

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Clinton is "T.R. esk"

Greg
December 23, 2007
In 1898 Teddy Roosevelt, the liberal republican, got himself elected governor of NY. In 1900, the republican party got McKinley to drop his VP and take on T.R. as his VP, just to get him out of NY! Of course, when McKinley was shot less than a year later, T.R. became our president. Maybe I should encourage all to vote for Hillary to get her out of NY as well!

Next president

Wayne W. Mulholland
December 25, 2007
Yes we need to look at all the canidates and see who we beleive is the best. - - But to consider Clinton for this position is a holy DO-DO! Just listen to her, for illegals/against illegals, for more taxes, for socialized medicine, for more welfare, for increasing the free medical to people making above $50,000.00 a year and all the other for/against speaches she gives. It depends on who she is speeking to as to if she is for or against something. Then think back not so long ago when her assistant president to be, could not define the word IS, and lied under oath to a court of law. Then think back to her job as an attorney, where 3 of her partners took the fall and went to jail for fraud and lying. This coniving cheating woman should not be anywhere in our government.!!!!!!!!!!! Think one more thing - would you like to live with New York taxes?????????

The Revolution

Ellen Whitaker
January 29, 2008
I can't help but find it odd that you didn't even mention the BEST MAN for the job... RON PAUL!!! Hello?! He wants to get us out of Iraq, bring back a thriving economy, lower healthcare costs, eliminate immigration problems (and taxes)! AND he's the only one with a rational plan on how he's going to do all of these things. I beg you, go to his website, find out what his ideas are. Apparently you've never heard of him.

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