default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Vote, it matters

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2012 12:00 am

Oct. 23, 2012

To the editor:

After watching the Republican kingmakers recently nominate strange presidential tickets, e.g., the 2008 ossified presidential candidate and know-nothing prospective vice president, or the 2012 presidential nominee, who is out of touch with most everyone on the planet, along with a vice presidential candidate who would like to force everyone to comply with his extreme views, I’m led back to the memorable line in the old Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid film: “Who Are these guys?”

Once you move past the gigantic superPAC wall of secrecy and see that the kingmakers are individuals like Karl Rove, Dick Cheney, Rush Limbaugh, the Koch brothers, Glenn Beck, Sheldon Adelson, et. al., it’s pretty obvious what the answer is — they are extremely wealthy, privileged, aging, white male, right-wing zealots who want it all, regardless of what happens to women, minorities, the middle class, immigrants, children, the poor, the sick, the elderly, i.e., people like most of us!

Echoing the AARP, “vote like it matters.”

Pat Dubbs

Fairbanks

More about

More about

Advertisement

Find Yourself

You're ready for something new. New challenges, new places, new adventures...

Blue Loon - Papa Roach Live 2014 (Rev)

Blue Loon - Papa Roach Live 2014 (Revised)Fairbanks, AlaskaFriday, July 11th ...

www.walkerforalaska.com

Gubernatorial candidate, Bill Walker, is concerned that the state is in a $7 ...

www.walkerforalaska.com

Bill Walker, candidate for governor, was born in Fairbanks before statehood. ...

WEIO 2014