Originally Posted by football idiot
Following are the main campaign promises Sen. John Kerry made in his speech accepting the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night:
Cut the deficit in half over four years by ending corporate tax cuts.
Offer targeted tax breaks for the middle class; roll back tax cuts to people earning over $200,000 a year.
Close tax loopholes to companies moving jobs abroad and give breaks to firms keeping good-paying jobs at home.
Pledge not to privatize Social Security or to cut benefits.
Invest in new technology and alternative fuels to lessen U.S. dependence on foreign oil.
Pledge never lead the United States into a preemptive war.
Immediately implement the recommendations of the Sept. 11 commission and reform intelligence gathering.
Rebuild alliances with other nations.
Ensure the United States would lead the global effort against nuclear proliferation.
Add 40,000 active-duty troops; double the number of U.S. Special Forces.
End the militarys heavy reliance on National Guard and military reservists.
Offer incentives that would save families $1,000 a year on health insurance costs; allow Americans to buy prescription drugs from countries like Canada.
i'd like to note - thzt i pay %38 of my pay into one tax or another - i pay $2400 for my health care - and it's not tax deductible -
**** kerry-**** bush
neither of them talk of closing the boarders. bush ok'd amnesty for illegals
they both are the wrong answer.
heh i bet mr henry would have loved to see taxation with representation....
they paid a total of 16% avg in taxes and led a revolution -
if you're not part of the solution....