Saturday, January 13, 2007

In my sight

On December 11, 2006 , Dennis Kucinich announced he would seek the nomination of the Democratic Party for President in 2008. [1]
His Platform for 2008 Includes:
Creating a single-payer system of universal health care that provides full coverage for all Americans.
The Immediate Withdrawal of All U.S. Forces from Iraq and replacing them with an international security force.
Guaranteed Quality Education for All, including Free Pre-K and College for All who want it.
Immediate withdrawal from the WTO ( World Trade Organization )and NAFTA ( North America Free Trade Agreement).
Repealing the USA PATRIOT Act.
Fostering a World of International Cooperation.
Abolishing the Death Penalty.
Environmental renewal and clean energy.
Preventing the privatization of social security.
Providing Full social security benefits at age 65.
Creating a cabinet-level "Department of Peace"
Ratifying the ABM Treaty and the Kyoto Protocol.
Introducing reforms to bring about instant-runoff voting.
Protecting a Woman's Right-to-Choose while decreasing the number of abortions performed in the U.S.
Ending the war on drugs.
Legalizing same-sex marriage.
Creating a balance Between Workers and Corporations.
Restoring Rural Communities and Family Farms.

Dennis Kucinich is my choice of the announced candidates for the position of President of the United States based on his views. He was my choice in the last election, before he supported Kerry.

Dennis Kucinich, born October 8, 1946, Ohio Congressman and 2004 Democratic primary candidate. Kucinich got the second highest number of votes at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Kucinich threw his support behind Kerry after losing the nomination, although a sizable number of Kucinich's delegates refused to follow suit. Dennis Kucinich is known for his opposition to the war in Iraq and the Patriot Act. He favors creating a Department of Peace. Kucinich is currently campaigning to end the war in Iraq by trying to cut off funding, and he opposes going to war in Iran. Kucinich has received many awards over his career praising his courage and his work for the peace movement. He is also a favorite among youth activists on the left. On December 12, 2006, Kucinich announced his candidacy at an event at Cleveland's City Hall.[6]
Representative from the 10Th District of Ohio: 1997 - Present
Mayor of Cleveland: 1978-1979

Hillary Clinton has the best opportunity of becoming the next President of the USA, if she announces her intention to be a candidate.

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