AuthorsDen.com   Join | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Shirley Woods, iHank LeGrand, iEdmond Humm, iNicholas Coe, iJ. Allen Wilson, iR.E.E.S Blogs Linda Smith, Publisher, iStephen Cafaro, i

  Home > Political Science > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Mitchell Cogert

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· 3 Titles
· 1 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Oct, 2008

Mitchell Cogert, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Buried Threads
by Kaylin kaylin@kaylinmcfarren.com

A desperate race to save Japan from a monk’s terrifying prophecy sends two treasure hunters on the quest of a lifetime. ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
In Pursuit of Love
by Jim Hamilton

Respectfully adapting the time travel form of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” with In Pursuit of Love Hamilton has created a vehicle for us to examine our own lives..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





   Recent articles by
Mitchell Cogert

What's Your Poker IQ? Take The Test And Find Out
           >> View all

Our Next President--Who To Vote For...
by Mitchell Cogert   
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Last edited: Monday, October 27, 2008
Posted: Monday, October 27, 2008

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan


A great Frontline on Obama and McCain...

I am a registered independent since I do not agree with all of the policies of either party.

Tonight I watched a great Frontline on PBS that reviewed both Obama and McCain.

My impressions based on this program:

Obama:
* smart, driven & cautious.
* has a vision of what he wants to accomplish which I think is centered around getting people out of poverty and helping the middle class.
* knows he is good at giving speeches.
* looks like his Presidential campaign is what he used to get elected as Senator in Illinois...from the speeches to the slogan.
* hasn't really had much time to accomplish much at all in Senate, since it appears he
had a plan to run for President since day one in the Senate. The Democrats also
saw him as the celebrity who could get elected President--probably after Hillary
served her term.

McCain:
* courage, patriotic & driven.
* has been at odds with conservative wing of his party for decades. Almost became a Democrat while in the Senate at the start of the Bush 1st term.
* committed to winning the war in Iraq. Could not stand Rumsfield or Bush during the 1st term since he knew their military plan was wrong.
* he was a key reason for the change in military strategy by Bush in the 2nd term, which is the "Surge" strategy
* it seems that the Bush re-election team took over his campaign for President once he was selected as the nominee. The result: he had to embrace the right wing policies and even Bush to appease conservatives and religious right. The choice of Palin--who clearly is not ready to take over as President--was driven by a need to get conservatives energized.

Overall IMHO:
Very impressive men. Perhaps the best choices we've had for President in a very long time.
I believe that either man would be an excellent President.
But it seems to me that Obama is the right man since the country is looking for
inspirational leadership at home, rather than winning a war abroad.

My fear is that once elected, our new President ends up just being a loyal party leader, rather than someone who can bring the best people together (regardless of party affiliation) to solve our country's challenges.

That's just my 2 cents.

 

Web Site: The Razz Challenge


Reader Reviews for "Our Next President--Who To Vote For..."


Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Marion Dollar 10/28/2008
You had all the facts before you--and made the wrong choice!



Denied 3 Times by Will Clark

A new book on the way describing a modern-day event prophesied over 2000 years ago. It begins with the three denials by Peter that he knew Jesus. Hopefully, I will have it complete..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


THE LOOTING OF SOCIAL SECURITY: New Release by Allen Smith

"Smith...has written a scathing account of massive fraud on the part of our nation's leaders, who have plundered every cent of the Social Security Trust Fund surplus that was speci..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.