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Spend rebate this way
President Bush said each one of us would get a rebate check. Now, if we spend that money at Wal-Mart, all the money will go to China; if we spend it on computers, most of the money will go to Korea or India; if we spend it on gasoline it will all go to the Arabs, and none of these scenarios will help the American economy.
We need to keep that money here in America, so the only way to keep that money here at home is to drink beer, gamble or spend it on prostitution. It seems that these are the only businesses still left in the United States!
Ted Rudow III,MA
San Mateo Daily Journal
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Reports have been made that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will not “rule out” using private military companies like Blackwater Worldwide in Iraq. Obama also has no plans to sign on to legislation that seeks to ban the use of these forces in U.S. war zones by Jan. 2009.
Despite their anti-war rhetoric, both senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have adopted the congressional Democratic position that would leave open the option of keeping tens of thousands of U.S. troops in Iraq for many years. Those who would reach such a lofty office in the eyes of the world have entangled themselves deeply in the affairs of this world.
Those who are elected to this office that is so highly esteemed among men have few choices left to them. When in their hearts they know exactly where they stand, and which way they’ll go when the showdown comes as many Democratic and Republican leaders have.
They are prisoners of the compromises they have made to attain the office, prisoners of their advisers and counselors, prisoners of the policies of their party and the values of their nation.
They are heavily influenced by superdelegates as well and will bow down to their will.
Ted Rudow III,MA