- Income Inequality
- Peace in the Mideast
Protect Medicare and Social Security and other issues affecting seniors, as I am one and am on both Medicare and Social Security. Protecting Seniors as our population ages is the most important domestic issue of our generation.
- Stop animal abuse on factory farms
End exemptions for farm animals from animal cruelty statutes.
- Jobs and education
A more educated work-force is the key to job development in the nation.
- Stop tax-breaks and subsidies for companies that don’t need them
- More three-day weekends
Why I’m the best candidate:
- Best on Issues
I’m best on the issues, especially education from my four terms on the St. Louis Elected School Board.
- Can find common ground
I will be best at finding common ground on issues.
- Will get things done
If you know me or have followed my political career, or especially if you know me personally, you know this to be true and how driven I can be when I don’t get my own way and am sure I’m right and being reasonable.
“As long as I was here I thought I should try to swim fast.” Michael Phelps after setting a world record in his first preliminary of the 2004 Olympic trials when asked by the media if he thought it was good to swim so hard so early in the competition.
“Success is the ability to go from defeat to defeat with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill
Leadership is action not position.
I know where I want to go, but I will go where God takes me.
Emil Zatopec He didn’t know he couldn’t win the Olympic Marathon he had never run before, so he just got out there and won it.
“You’re never too old to chase your dream.” Diana Nyad after finally completing the Cuba to Florida swim after more than 30 years of trying.
“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win.”
Frequently attributed to Mahatma Gandhi
“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” Albert Einstein
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
Frequently attributed to Maya Angelou