Special privilege is special interest
The nomination for the Democratic Party has heated up, and a concern that is not being discussed is special privilege and special interest. All the candidates speak of being opposed to special privilege and special interests, but Hillary and Bill Clinton's candidacy for the White House show signs of special privilege.
O say can you see the built-in special privilege the former first lady and president for eight years, attempting to regain the high office of president, in which the United States Constitution states that no person can hold that office for more than two terms. If the common American citizen had been previously impeached, he would not be eligible to hold certain job positions requiring the public trust, but now has the audacity to circumvent as false hope a self-made candidacy for president, the honorable Sen. Barack Obama, who has experience of integrity, trust and honesty in public service.
Hillary and Bill Clinton speak of change while they owe favors from eight years already in the White House to every Tom, Dick, Monica, Harry and every global corporation under NAFTA, at the expense of jobs and wealth for the common American citizen. At the same time, they speak of change and their experience justified by their membership in the status quo. Status quo for change is like special privilege for the common citizen. It just ain't so.
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Barack and Michelle Obama are self-made, common American citizens, for common American citizens, for our common good together.
This change is a gift for all the American people.
Tax supporters should pay tax
In response to Mr. Keely's letter of Jan. 10, I must say that it always amazes me that people can be so gung-ho about levying taxes that will have no effect on their paychecks.
And of course it would be for "the children."
I can't help but wonder where all these mandates, these government interventions and regulations were when I was a child.
All I can truly say about this is, if you like taxes so much, at least come up with one that you will have to pay, and leave the rest of us alone.
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