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Tom Sears

September 30, 2008

On the Right Side: Voters will know who’s qualified

All we can do this Nov. 4 is hope that the voting public looks beyond the Barack Obama-praising media and honestly looks at the real credentials of all four candidates.



I honestly think that when the voter steps inside the booth, closes the curtain and pulls the lever, it will be for the team so much more qualified to lead America.



First of all, since the Obama campaign would rather focus on Gov. Sarah Palin rather than John McCain, we should briefly list her credentials as I will later list his.



I already discussed Palin in my last column, but there are a few more points I should bring up.



She ran a successful fishing business before leaving that to serve on her city council. She was a city mayor for 10 years and then the governor of Alaska.



While governor, she managed 17,000 personnel and was responsible for a $9 billion budget. She was commander in chief of the Alaska National Guard. She planned, promoted and successfully pushed through a project that represented the largest natural-gas line project ever approved in this country.



She has shown courage in standing up to senior politicians of both sides, lobbyists and big corporations.



It is kind of amusing when these modern “feminists” write about how their intelligence is insulted if John McCain thought his choice of Palin would sway them.



I only have to say their vote is unimportant. I think true feminists of the old school will respect and admire the qualities of being able to balance a very high-powered career with a successful family life.



The modern group of “feminists” is simply a group of political hacks with a far-left radical agenda. Their hypocrisy knows no bounds, i.e. the treatment of Clarence Thomas versus their support for Willy Clinton.

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