will simplify the tax code and reduce the tax burden. Innovation and entrepreneurship will be rewarded. He will empower individuals and companies to create wealth, opportunities, and jobs.
My mom and dad both worked at the elementary school in our small town. And among the many things, I owe them is one simple lesson: that this is America, and every woman can walk through every door of opportunity.
On the one hand, you’ve got a man who has dedicated his life to the service of his country. He’s been tested time and again by crisis. He’s passed every test. … On the other hand, you have a resume from a gifted man with an Ivy League education. He worked as a community organizer, and immersed himself in Chicago machine politics. Then he ran for the state legislature–where nearly 130 times he was unable to make a decision yes or no. He simply voted “present.”
This is not a personal attack … It’s a statement of fact — Barack Obama has never led anything.
I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer, except that you have actual responsibilities. I might add that in small towns, we don’t quite know what to make of a candidate who lavishes praise on working people when they are listening, and then talks about how bitterly they cling to their religion and guns when those people aren’t listening. We tend to prefer candidates who don’t talk about us one way in Scranton and another way in San Francisco.
Renita Burns is the editorial assistant for BlackEnterprise.com.