We have a lot to offer older Americans, even if they
disagree with our belief that retirement security
should be a private-sector function: greater public
safety and an end to inflation are just two of the
benefits we can promise.
To GLBT voters, we can promise absolute equality under
the law, which many of the candidates who currently
receive their votes won't do.
To labor, we can promise an end to statutory and
regulatory favoritism toward Big Business, which would
mean many more companies competing for their services
and thus driving wages up.
To consumers, we can promise that same level playing
field, which would mean more companies competing for
their trade and thus driving prices down.
To pro-life voters, we can promise an end to
government provision of, and/or subsidies for,
abortions, as well as removal of the barriers to
adoption and foster care that all too often make
expectant mothers believe that termination of a
pregnancy is the only option.
To members of racial and ethnic minorities, we can
promise a dismantling of the statutes, regulations,
and taxes which impede their upward mobility.
To small businesses, we can promise a level playing
To the poor, we can promise tax relief, greater
employment possibilities, an end to the public school
system which is inherently geared toward the more
affluent, and end to the government intervention into
health care which reduces availability and raises
To police officers, we can promise an end to laws
which force them to be lifestyle monitors rather than
the protectors of lives and property they entered law
enforcement to be -- laws which make their jobs even
more dangerous than those jobs would be otherwise.
To members of the military, we can promise that we
will never view them as mere pawns in geopolitical
games, but send them into combat only to protect
America and American liberties.