Questions For Debate Come From Public

Questions For Debate Come From Public

There are 7 comments on the WSMV-TV Nashville story from Oct 4, 2008, titled Questions For Debate Come From Public. In it, WSMV-TV Nashville reports that:

The town hall debate at Belmont University is a different format than the others because the questions come from the public.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at WSMV-TV Nashville.

Joan Schmitz

United States

#1 Oct 5, 2008
SENATOR MCCAIN, will you when elected start an investigation to determine those responsible, elected and non elected, who gained financially or politically from this sub-prime debacle that needed a government bail-out and see that justice is served including prison?
Donna Jackson

United States

#2 Oct 6, 2008
SENATOR OBAMA, In your book titled Audacity of Hope, you said and I quote:'I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.' What do you mean by that?????
Jennifer Lund

Eden Prairie, MN

#3 Oct 6, 2008
Senator McCain, balanced decision making skills are critical to the success and credibility of the U.S. President in the eyes of the world. How do you justify the inexperience of Sarah Palin (internationally or domestically) as a "good" first decision on your part? Explain what capabilities you identified/she displayed as Governor of Alaska that qualifies her as second in charge (and possibly, but maybe not likely - Acting President of the United States). How are the American People suppose to trust you/your staff in decision making skills when you chose someone with such limited experience for such a critical role?

New Philadelphia, OH

#4 Oct 7, 2008
Sen. McCain----With efforts by Mothers Against
Drunk Driving(MADD), don't you think Gov. Palin
is encouraging consumtion of alcohol with her
phrase "Joe Six Pack?"

Santa Barbara, CA

#5 Oct 7, 2008
Comments on Topix forums (click to comment):
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As an older white Southern woman, casting the most important vote of my lifetime, I look at Barack Obama and I see:

A young black man growing up with a single white mom and hard-working Kansas grandparents, overcoming obvious odds, committing his life to the “one nation indivisible” for which we Americans still strive.

A college graduate driving a beat-up car into neighborhoods of poor and jobless whites, blacks, and Latinos— listening to them, taking action, recruiting local churches to help in his mission of public service.

A public servant whose striking leadership qualities move to Washington, supporting the needed change of direction there, developing fresh ideas to fix a failing economy and health care and energy plans.

A leader who grasps the big picture in the many crises we face, just as he did in opposing the Iraq war from the beginning. A leader respected by our allies and other world leaders. A smart, tough guy who is willing to listen to and work with them before plunging headlong into another morally wrong and disastrous war.

I see him as the candidate most ready to follow Jesus's command to love one another.


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Prospective Pax


#6 Oct 7, 2008
Let's face it Obamaists,

It is a nice and politically correct thought to have a clean, articulate, and skilled debator/orator, Obama and a Black man at that, on the ballot to be President Elect of our nation,

however I think we need to face that he is the wrong, be it well intentioned African American representative to be in charge on a nation and world that is having and experiencing serious economic issues.

... He has no military experience,
... his sponsors and supporters are embroiled in this Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mess,
... is idealology is coloured with radical religious beliefs be it his Christian or rejected Muslim(isms)
... and his real managerial, life, and political experience is minor and sketchy at best.

We may have to face the fact that as much as we would like to do the "Politically Correct" (some how that term is inappropriate for an election because there is nothing correct about choosing someone soley for their skin colour) thing and choose a Black man just because he would be the first Black President other than Bill Clinton, the world is in too much of a panic right now.

We need some one true and tested in political battle and poor ole Obama, he is just not that. He is really a product of affirmitive action politics and careful and skillful marketing of a George Soros left wing political agenda.

Lucas, OH

#7 Oct 8, 2008
1. As president, chief & commander, a captain of the big ship called The U.S.A., would you sacrifice your salary, assets & such if it comes to worse to bailout this country?

2. Would you support Georgia’s genocide of the neighboring small republics (Abkhazia & S. Ossetia) if they weren’t U.S. allies? Or it’s just simply an allies & what comes with it because there’s a pipe line of oil going through their country?

3. Don’t you think that security of this country is better off & more efficient with secured borders & defend military system at home rather than fighting & wasting our lives & money thousands miles away from home that U.S. has been doing for decades now?

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