As we would expect from a democrat candidate, Michael Dukakis wants to put a stress on the importance of the social issue. He feels the american dreams slightly slipping from the reach of the average citizen. In the land of the Free, and country of all opportunity, every resident should be granted a right to a decent salary, an affordable college education. He is in favor of bringing the best out of every american, and this would call for some changes. He praises equality no matter the race, sex, or religion. He calls for an end of the yuppie era.
As Senator from Wisconsin, Feingold is known for his independence and free thinking. Feingold once said. “I find it to be the most satisfying moment in politics when people of differing ideologies come together in support of an issue.” He is widely regarded as a man who has the best interests of the people of Wisconsin at heart, what earned him this reputation was his pledge during his first Senate campaign in 1992, to hold one listening session in each of Wisconsin’s 72 counties each year. This way, any Wisconsinite could discuss issues directly with Senator Feingold, without an appointment. One issue that was continually coming up in those early listening sessions was Campaign Finance Reform.
One issue that Kerry has spoken about is our national security. Especially after September 11th, many people want a president who will be able to provide us with a safe place to live. Kerry has many new plans that he will put into effect to do this. First, he backs letting the Patriot Act expire without congressional approval. He does not believe that this act will make Americans safer, but instead feels that it infringes on our rights as citizens. Also to protect our rights, he is against labeling U.S. citizens "enemy combatants". Next we need to be able to track and stop terrorists before they are able to strike. Many of the intelligence problems that allowed terrorists to slip into our country before 9/11 have not been addressed. Kerry will improve our ability to gather, analyze, and share information so we can track down and stop terrorists before they cause us harm by setting up new organizations and reforming the ones in place already. We then need to protect our borders and shores. Today, our borders, our ports, and our airports are not as secure as they must be. Kerry will make our airports, seaports, and borders more secure without intruding upon personal liberties by giving these areas the resources and training that they desperately need. Also to help improve the border situation, Kerry will speed the immigration process to help unite families and decrease the amount of illegal aliens crossing into the country. The hardening of vulnerable targets is also part of his plan to protect Americans.
Harry Browne was born in New York in 1933 and grew up in Los Angeles. Although he only attended college for two weeks, he went on to become a very successful investment advisor and author. Harry Browne believes that the government has blatantly disregarded the ninth and tenth amendments, which limit their size and power. He plans to drastically cut the size of government and let people make their own choices instead of politicians making them for us. Harry Browne is the best candidate because he is a real person and not a career politician. He is just as fed up with the government as everyone else is and once elected he will make a difference. Harry Browne has big plans for the war on drugs, gun control and social security.
Former Governor of Maryland, Mayor of Baltimore, and City Councilor Martin O’Malley has an excellent vision for America. Despite him not being as well known as the other presidential candidates, his views take on issues that not many candidates address. O’Malley tackles issues beyond economic and immigration reforms. He wishes to make our country a better, more efficient America. Martin O’Malley’s vision and outlook for America truly makes him a Democratic candidate that is worth the vote and he will certainly “rebuild the American Dream.”
“We are seeing a great awakening. A national movement of We the People, brought together by what unites us - a shared love of liberty, and an understanding of the unlimited potential of free men and free women” (Ted Cruz Quote). While there are many different opinions on who would make the best president, keeping an open mind and thinking things through is important. You might say, “ This election doesn’t REALLY matter.” or, “Why should I care who gets to be in office?” But this nation needs everyone to vote, and having a solid opinion of what you want, is important. Out of all the candidates, Ted Cruz would make the best president because of his personal belief of making America a safe and great place to live.
I think Mike Pence as our vice president is a good choice. He has governed Indiana pretty well. He is dedicated to making Indiana a better place. Pence takes leadership and does what he thinks is best for our state. I think these two will work well together for many reasons.
Senator Blumenthal is a very argumentative man. However, he participates in the problems that need attention. He also helps out funding for families that aren’t as fortunate as other families. Senator Blumenthal would have an outstanding number of positive re-election votes. Citizens must reach out to the government about a problem and make themselves be heard. If people provide the government with their opinions, it can help the government give the people what they
Timothy Michael Kaine, also called Tim Kaine, is the Democratic vice-president nominee. Tim Kaine was born on February 26, 1958 in St. Paul, Minnesota, but grew up in the area of Kansas City, Missouri. Kaine attended Rockhurst High School, an all-boys school, where he joined spring mission drives to fund Jesuit activities in Honduras. Once out of high school Timothy went to the University of Missouri where he got his bachelor’s degree in economics in three years before attending Harvard Law School. While Timothy Kaine was at Harvard he met his soon to be wife Anne Holton. Timothy Kaine and Anne Holton got married on November 24, 1984. After earning his J.D. from Harvard in 1983, Tim Kaine move to Richmond, Virginia, to put his law degree to
The 2008 presidential election consisted of a diverse set of candidates. First, there was Barack Obama, a black Senator from Illinois, running against John McCain, a military hero. This contrast made up for a very interesting election; Obama was criticized for being too young and inexperienced, while McCain was criticized for being too old and disconnected with this generation. Obama’s running mate was Joe Biden, the chatty Senator from Delaware and McCain’s running mate was Sarah...