Every country has the government it deserves.
Joseph de Maistre
Today, on November 2, 2010, the American people will decide who is going to govern them for the next four years. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 37 out of 100 seats in the US Senate are being contested in this general election. In addition, 38 states will elect their governors to a four-year term.
The chances for the Republican takeover of Congress are growing with a dwindling support for President Obama and the Democratic Party. The American people have a chance to express their dissatisfaction with the Government. Growing unemployment, slow economic growth, exorbitant national debt, and the insecurity about the 2011 taxes, drive even those who voted for Obama into the opposite camp.
After two years in Office, instead of acknowledging that the country is moving in the wrong direction and that his program failed, President Obama shows little leaderships and blames the Republicans for the current situation. He not only blames his Republican predecessor. He blames the Republican minority for obstructing his vision with their short-sightedness.
President Obama who spent the last few weeks campaigning for the Democratic candidates in various states, now calls the opposition "our enemies". Such verbiage is rather shocking and quite unpresidential. And although he is not on the ballot, his agenda is.
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude. - Alexis de Tocqueville
Exercise your right to vote today. Cast your vote wisely. Vote for America and the American core values. And remember to remind your friends to vote. Best, take them with you. Every vote counts!
By Dominique Allmon
“I probably should have used the word ‘opponents’ instead of ‘enemies’ to describe political adversaries” - President Obama, November 1st.
"Probably" Mr. President?