In case you haven’t heard, there is a special election in Massachusetts on January 19th to fill the late Ted Kennedy’s seat. While many of you may not really think much about a Senate race in Mass., this race will affect each of us on a national level. If Republican Scott Brown wins the seat he will be the 41st vote in the Senate that is against the Health Care Bill not to mention Cap & Trade. He will stop the Democrats from their 60 vote majority and therefore aid in stopping the insanity that has been continually passed in the most partisan fashion we’ve seen in years in Congress.
Brown’s opponent is Democrat Martha Coakley, the current Attorney General for the state. Coakley is a typical liberal cookie cutout. She will vote along party lines like the majority of them do and she will not care about what her constituents want nor what is best for them or the country. Reid would love to have Coakley in the seat because he could count on her to just step right into place (he wouldn’t even have to ‘buy’ her vote as he did with some of the Blue Dog Democrats). As much as many Conservatives didn’t like Kennedy because of his ideology, he was much better than Coakley could ever even try to be because he did work across the aisle. She is not a good Democratic candidate to replace Kennedy.
You can learn more about Scott Brown by visiting his website: www.brownforussenate.com. You can also donate, volunteer and make phone calls even if you are not in Massachusetts. There is also a site called the ‘Brown Brigade’ that supports Scott Brown: www.brownbrigade.ning.com. The support from people all over the country and even the world for Scott Brown on both Twitter and Facebook is overwhelming. Coakley is practically invisible on Twitter. There is also a little known Independent candidate, Joe Kennedy (not related to ‘the’ Kennedys) who also does not have much support. Coakley is so arrogant that she refused to participate in many debates with her fellow Democrats during the primaries (not even to women’s groups). Coakley is so arrogant that she refuses to debate Brown one on one because she knows that Kennedy is simply a distraction. You can view Coakley’s site here: www.marthacoakley.com and Joe Kennedy’s here: www.joekennedyforsenate.com.
If you live in Massachusetts, remember to vote on January 19, 2010 – rain, sleet or snow! This is already an historic race as Coakley could be the first woman from Mass. in the Senate and Brown is a Republican vying for Kennedy’s seat that was Democratic for decades. The last thing this state needs is a Senator who would actually be worse than Senator Kerry. The last thing this country needs is another liberal Democrat in Congress who will just vote whatever way Reid tells her. Support and a vote for Scott Brown could help kill the outrageous Health Care Bill and the ever looming Cap & Trade Bill, both of which he is against. The time for action is now! A win for Scott Brown is not only a win for the people of Massachusetts but a win for the entire country!
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