Dennis Kucinich: the man who stood up to protect the people against private interests

Twenty-eight years ago today, 31-year-old Dennis Kucinich, then the youngest-ever mayor of a major American city, famously pushed Cleveland into economic default rather than capitulate to the demands of a group of bankers eager to gobble up the city’s power plant.

What do you think: will Al Gore finally present himself for the 2008 presidential elections?

Al Gore's movie, "An Inconvenient Truth", has just won two Academy Awards. The man used the ceremony to crack a few jokes about his possible candidacy.

Gore has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. It has been claimed that should he win the prize, he may use the opportunity and the media attention to announce his candidacy at that time.

What do you think: will Al Gore be a candidate in the year 2008 elections?

Is Al Gore haunted?

I am personally a big fan of Al Gore: he is a man on a mission and I like his mission as much as he seems to believe in it.

Yet, a friend send me the following information, with a link to an article named The town that haunts Al Gore.

My friend wrote:

The above link is to a web article about East Liverpool, Ohio; Al Gore; a
company named WTI, and its huge toxic waste incinerator. It's a tragic
account, for the people who lived there, and it isn't the only stain on Al

I like the issue, not the war

I want to emphasize that I'm voting that I like the issue of the Iraq war, as the most important issue of this campaign. I don't like the war itself.

I'm only voting for the Iraq and 9/11 issues. That doesn't mean that I don't consider the other issues important too. But I want to emphasize the most important ones by votinlg only for them.

Firefighters Union invite all major 2008 candidates... but Giuliani

The the firefighter union IAFFA invited the 2008 hopefuls to their March 14, 2007, bi-partisan Presidential Forum.

John Edwards, John McCain, Barack Obama, Chuck Hagel, Hillary Clinton, Chris Dodd, Joe Biden, Duncan Hunter and seven other candidates will make their case before the 1,000 delegates who will be attending the Forum.

Early on, the IAFF made a decision to invite all serious candidates from both political parties — except one: former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

They explain why:

See also:

The candidates' positions on Iraq

This posting contains links to web articles about the 2008 Presidential candidates’ positions regarding Iraq.

This is an opinion posting. Any voter in this poll can post an opinion posting. I’m posting this as a voter, not as the proponent of this poll. Opinion posts don’t have to be objective, since they aren’t official poll material. Nevertheless, I try to speak my own opinion as little as possible here, and to let the candidates state their positions in their own words, via the web links provided below. However, when I let slip a personal opinion, that’s ok too.

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