Think of the United States presidents we have had in the past and form your own profile of the ideal traits a president of the United States should have.Every registered voter has the opportunity to know who they are voting for by doing personal research. Do not rely on the mainstream media to give you all your information since those networks feed you what they want you to hear and not all the facts to help you correctly decide on a presidential candidate in 2012.
Search the history of a candidate. You might think this is not worth your time, however the buried facts that you will uncover will certainly say it IS well worth your time, indeed. Find out what are important actions the candidate took in the past as a public figure. Just as each of us are formed by our past and have an opportunity as an adult to make changes, so do presidential candidates. See if their stand on important issues for you coincide or clash with yours. Keep your personal focus on the governmental issues you rely on, the Constitutional freedoms and liberties you value. Where does the presidential candidate fall into your way of thinking how the country should be run. We are the people who elect the candidate and in the long run the person who will be the next president of the United States. History repeats itself, which is why this information in the background of potential candidates is vital to learn.
When a person in the government votes in congress, on bills offered, that becomes public information. It is not difficult to put in your state representative, congressman, congresswoman or Senator's name to discover how they voted while in those offices of service. http://www.judicalwatch.org is an organization that has uncovered a lot about people who run or are wanting to run the United States of America in government office. The Internet provides easy access to the voting record of governors, senators, house of representatives along with many other state elected people. Phone numbers and email addresses are supplied in the event you have a specific question about voting that official did or is doing in the past office they held or is presently holding. Just put in your Senator's name on Google to gather information on what they stand for and how they voted. Ask them if it is important to you. This person might be running for the president of the United States and the voting record of the past can be so important to find out what kind of president they will make if elected.
Everyone does not totally agree with all of the platform a candidate for president stands for that they state. Examine your important traits you wish for a president to have and search out that person who best fills those for your vote in the election. Making a pro and con list might just help you determine how many points of interest to you, that candidate has or does not have. Remember you have a say in the voting process. Women did not always have the right to vote, but now do. Take advantage of your right to vote by registering and then casting your vote for the important traits you hold dear.
There are numerous ways for anyone to gather information about a presidential candidate. These should NOT be limited to mainstream media because that information is just what they want to tell you and not all the information. Reporting on TV, radio, newspapers and personal websites of the candidates is limited to those with rose colored glasses in place. Step out and do your own investigating to delve into the core of information you want to know about candidates for the president of the United States.The Freedom of Information Act permits United States citizens the right to lots of information for the fee of copying those requested documents. In 1996 the FOIA also provided reading rooms to view information about government people. Some critical information is withheld for security reasons, but much is available for you as a voter/citizen. Visit http://www.fcc.gov/foia to get your information.
If it is your moral standing on abortion to put an end to embryos being killed,look for a presidential candidate who has supported life all or most of his life in public living. As soon as a president gains power in that office, you will be assurred your stand will be honored throughout his/her office as president. Flip flopping back and forth will secure you NOTHING with that president. A pro-life or a pro-choice president who says something to a specific group and then something else to another group cannot be secure in that conviction. A doctor who delivered over 4000 babies such a Congressman and Dr. Ron Paul did in his OB practice tells you where he stands without mentioning the words.Ron Paul is a Constitutionalist running on the Republican ticket for president of the United States. He stands for less government and more personal liberties for Americans. Ron Paul advocates keeping the 2nd ammendment, which says he supports your right to bare arms or own guns. Look over Ron Paul's personal life to find he has been married to his wife for 50 years, has a son Rand Paul who is a new Senator in Kentucky along with much more information that can be viewed on numerous Youtube videos. Debates with Ron Paul will tell you personal information of what kind of president he will be. Ron Paul is a veteran who served in the Air Force and loves his country.
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