Making a permanent impression since 1994
November 1, 2004
-- Opinion --
Focus on America first
By Alkansa el-Badawi
It’s time for voters to
focus on the future and reject candidates who won’t put
Any candidate who finds it
necessary to pledge his loyalty to another country should be politely invited to
go to that country and run for office there!
Too often we see and hear
them telling us how firm a supporter they are for a certain foreign country:
Obviously they are letting
us know that they have divided loyalties.
That other country doesn’t
tolerate its candidates for public office to pledge loyalty to
Yet every election year, we
see the same scenario, and those of us who are already aware of it, fear to
Strangely, if a politician
told us he would do everything to support, say.
But one country and its
supporters in the
As a result, Americans
Our Congress gives this
country over $8 billion every year of our tax money (money we may be able to
find some use for here).
Supporters of this country
donate large sums to the campaigns of politicians who back this parasitic
relationship, at the expense of hungry, homeless, sickly, and undereducated
Where is their loyalty to
Vote for the future not for
It is shortsighted to say
every election year, “I like so-and-so but he/she has no chance to win (this
election), so I won’t waste my vote; I’ll vote for the lesser of two
Well, guess what? You just
wasted your vote.
Vote for the future, for
progressive change. If your candidate doesn’t win this time, at least he may
get enough votes to push forward for the next election, and have a real chance
to be elected.
If you never vote for the
one you consider honest and concerned for the well-being of Americans just
because they have no chance this year, you are dooming yourself (and the future
generations) to an endless stream of crooks, liars, thieves, and
And guess who’s to blame?
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