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ELECTION: Vote Democrat or vote corporate greed

Letter by Earl D. Erickson, Tacoma on Sep. 1, 2010 at 11:03 am | 44 Comments »
September 1, 2010 2:50 pm

Calling all citizens and concerned voters. We all need to take a deep breath and consider the options in the upcoming November elections.

Take in consideration how the Republican Party nearly brought us a depression. Those who lost a good deal of their money to 401(k)s and lost their jobs know what I am saying. Realize this all happened before President Obama took office.
Take in consideration that the Republican Party and some conservadems (weak Democrats or blue dog Dems) all said no to every needed bill the progressives brought forward to help the American middle class and less fortunate.

We realize more could have been done, but Obama wasted his first year of his presidency on being bipartisan. I believe he gets it now. He is now on the course of the progressive movement to improve the economy and social issues.

Keep in mind that Obama has kept us safe in the nearly two years he has been in office. And keep in mind the worst attack in American history since Pearl Harbor happened in President Bush’s first term.

Did he really keep us safe? Remember, Bush never funded these two wars. And yes, the ownership of these problems belongs to Bush, and has been inherited by Obama.

Now my question is: Why in the world would anyone who earns less than $250,000 vote Republican? Do you want to be a puppet to the corporate takeover of America?

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