The stakes are high.
These issues matter to me and they should matter to you!
1. Voter Suppression
2. Women's Choice
3. Global Warming
4. Public Education and Student Loans
5. Decent Jobs at Livable Wages
6. Medicare and Medicaid
7. National Health Insurance
8. Campaign Finance Reform
9. Separation of Church and State
10. PBS and NPR
11. The Supreme Court and Federal Judges
12. Increasing Poverty, Hunger and Homelessness
13. Assault Weapons on the Street
14. Social Security
15. Consumer Protection
16. Immigration Reform
17. Preemptive War and National Security
18. Disaster Preparedness
19. Mal-distribution of Wealth
20. Fair and Progressive Tax Reform
21. Basic research in Science, Health and Technology
22. Renewable Energy and a Sustainable Environment
23. National Endowment for the Arts and The Humanities
24. Cronyism, Manipulation and Incompetence in Government
25. Infrastructure Development: Mass Transit, Energy Grid, Schools, Bridges, Roads, Airports
"After careful analysis of the issues listed above, one can safely conclude that Obama's positions are mainstream, moderate and reasonable; whereas Romney's positions are ideological, opportunistic and dangerously radical.... The choices are stark and the stakes are high. The consequences could be devastating." *
It is suggested that you forward this email to at least 20 family and friends, especially those living in battleground states. Ask them to forward these "25 Reasons..." to another 20 people and help get the word out. Eleven Battleground or Swing States: Colorado, Florida, Iowa,,Ohio, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin
*Excerpts from a recent article by Professor Arthur Blaustein who teaches Community and Economic Development and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.
Blaustein's latest book is DEMOCRACY IS NOT A SPECTATOR SPORT....
He was chairman of the National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity under Presidents Carter and Reagan; and served on the board of The National Endowment for the Humanities under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W.Bush.