This November, there will be only two practicable selections, a Republican candidate or a Democratic candidate. There will be of course other options open, either not to vote or to vote for a third party, but these choices will not alter the result as to the selection of one of the two major party candidates.
The Republican interest lies primarily in privatizing education and health care; there is also a strong backing of dominating corporations with little or no government oversight. They are also interested in reducing the effectiveness of the EPA, do not consider global warming a scientific problem, are interested in opening the arctic and coastal waters for oil exploration, and are for a strong military response world wide rather then diplomacy to any problem that appears to be affecting our hegemony.
The Democrats, in their attempts to bring about change in policy, do appear to be equivocating; however, with a very strong opposition in Congress, developing a change from the previous administration’s disastrous policies has proven to be very difficult to almost impossible.
It is crucial that everyone eligible votes this November.
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