Archive for October, 2008

My Take on the Election

By: ispeculatornew | Date posted: 10.07.2008 (11:19 pm)

One of the reasons I started this blog is I am a very opinionated person and I wanted to voice my concerns about the problems I saw on Wall Street. I have written several posts on the greed of financial institutions and excessive executive compensation. I have avoided writing about politics but I feel this election is too important not to throw my opinion out there. Let me preface this post by stating that I consider myself an independent and I do not belong to either political party. However, I do lean more towards Democratic views and I plan to vote for Obama for president. Here is why.

First, let me say that special interests have been in charge of our country for quite some time. Our country is being run the way big corporations and other super wealthy lobbyists want it to be run. Our country is not being run to help the average American. I feel that both Democrats and Republicans deserve blame for this and the influence of specials interests needs to be stopped. (more…)