Q&A The Big Issue
The November presidential election is going to be the first presidential election without a sitting incumbent a current president or his vice president in almost 50 years. We asked four residents what will be the most pressing issue for senior residents in the upcoming election. Here are their answers:
Age: 73Occupation: RetiredWhat is the most pressing issue facing people over 60 in this years presidential election? The Iraq War. It looks like there is no outcome and that it is going to drag on and on. It is something we cant afford and we are getting nowhere with it.Do you know who you are going to vote for? Ron Paul.
Age: 75Occupation: HousewifeWhat is the most pressing issue facing people over 60 in this years presidential election? The economy. It is getting pretty tight.Do you know who you are going to vote for? I am undecided.
Age: 77Occupation: RetiredWhat is the most pressing issue facing people over 60 in this years presidential election? The terrorist threat. If we pull out of Iraq all together, we leave ourselves wide open. I would rather we do our combat overseas than have another 9-11 happen over here.Do you know who you are going to vote for? John McCain.
Age: 61Occupation: School bus driverWhat is the most pressing issue facing people over 60 in this years presidential election? We need to get rid of the Federal Reserve. Its the cause of all of our monetary problems. It is all run by international bankers who have taken over through the fraudulent use of the system.Do you know who you are going to vote for? Ron Paul.
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