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Quit Playing Games: 2008 Candidates For U.S. President

With all the problems that face this great nation moving forward into a new presidency, Monday, September 15th, 2008, added yet another to the growing list.

Lehman Brothers.

Meryll Lynch.

Never before have financial and investment banks become as popular as they have in the last 48 hours with the United States market and fiscal atmosphere continuing to crumble. An atmosphere that includes a wacked housing market, a shattered credit market, an unemployment rate nearing six percent, a Meryll Lynch buyout, AIG borrowing over forty billion, and The Lehman Brothers becoming another paragraph in Chapter 11, the next presidential regime has as big of a financial problem since President Roosevelt on the heels of the depression.

Oh yeah, lest we not forget Hurricane Ike, the damage that it has done, the cost of relief, and the impact on the American oil and energy refineries.

However, in this race for the White House, we continue to see the typical political "strategies" played out by both Senators, Barack Obama and John McCain.

This has nothing to do with being blue or red, liberal or conservative, a donkey or an elephant. This is about the state of a nation that is in dire need of several solutions on several fronts.

This could possibly be the most important election in American history.

So quit with the political tactics and the constant bashing of your opponent. I do not care. I do not care about bulldogs and lipstick. I do not care about what race or gender you are. I do not care about who's child is pregnant or who's wife said what. I do not care about your age. I do not care about knowledge of your real estate, nor do I care about the sport you play in your leisure time or who's definition of "change" is correct.

What I do care about, is what can you bring to the table to help this country in it's time of need; and how do you plan on solving these problems?

Plain and simple, cut and dry.

How can you help this nation?

Senator Obama. Senator McCain. Please, why don't you both heed the "change" that you both seek, and quit playing politics and start giving us some real answers.

Lady America is hurting, and there is no time for playing games.

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