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Not Right Now

Wayne Winsley, your committed candidate to represent all of the citizens of CT’s 3rd Congressional District

 

Recently, I met with Mr. Charles Kochakian, Opinion Editor, at the offices of the New Haven Register.  One of the questions that I was asked during the wide-ranging interview had to do with -‘how to achieve a reduction in government spending’?  I answered the question this way:

“Right now, how many American families need a new car; whether to replace and older car, or as a second vehicle for a working couple - but they can’t afford it? 

In their reality, “those families have to make do with the old clunker - for now; and, they hope the old car holds out for another fifty thousand miles; or, they have to keep making do with one person driving and the other taking mass transit or getting rides when and where they can. That’s because… when it comes to buying that new car, even though it is sorely needed, the appropriate answer is - ‘not right now’.  They know what’s appropriate – wise, and responsible – because… we ‘can’t afford it right now.

Millions of families - across America – necessarily are deciding … ‘not right now’… when it comes to a lot of things.

But, isn’t it funny - it isn’t really - how government never seems to say, ‘not right now’? When it comes to spending taxpayer money… the government never says ‘we can’t afford it’. Their answer is always - ‘spend the money’… whether we actually have it - or not.

It is time to require government to budget… the same way… American families have to.

It is time to require incumbents to decide… the same way… American Families have to.

It is time to retire big spending incumbents… obviously out of touch with American families.

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Dom DeCicco October 05, 2012 at 09:12 PM
The man is looking for a debate. Evidently, he has more respect and appreciation of the democratic process than his decadent opponent. Are independent voters to assume that she believes she is so entitled by her position that she can just dismiss the GOP’s candidate? Wouldn’t an honest debate be a good thing to have during these politically polarizing times? Wouldn’t it make sense that the woman partially responsible for the issues she has supposedly championed be willing to explain to potential voters why they were right for the 3rd District? By ducking a tradition such as the political debate, she appears unsure of her policies, unsure of her intellectual capabilities to engage in rhetoric that is a prerequisite of holding effective political office. If she doesn’t feel confident enough persuading viewing voters while debating Mr. Winsley, why would anyone believe that she possess the confidence to debate more aggressive outside interests in Washington? If you support her, call her staff and suggest that she reconsider—it looks weak and will probably cost her the independent vote and some democrats as well.
Marcia Puc October 07, 2012 at 01:56 AM
Does anyone know if there will be a public debate and if it will be aired on tv? i'm wondering how voters can make an informed decision without one.
Christopher Schaefer October 07, 2012 at 10:29 AM
THIRTY MINUTES before this press conference [see video link below] DeLauro sent Winsley an emailed invitation to a televised debate “at a date to be determined on WFSB-TV”. If he hadn’t announced this press conference, there would have been NO invitation. And it remains to be seen whether the "date to be determined" actually happens. McMahon-Murphy: 4 debates, Himes-Obsitnik: 4 debates, Courtney-Formica: 4 debates, Esty-Roraback: 4 debates. What is DeLauro hiding that she only agrees to ONE debate “at a date to be determined”—and only in a TV studio? Winsley: “candidate forums are not an acceptable response”. CORRECT! How would the public feel if Obama & Romney just had a “candidate forum” or an “interview”? Candidates need multiple opportunities for a good smack-down. Let’s have it! http://youtu.be/izmqQ3yKfHU
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MAC November 06, 2012 at 05:03 AM
Vote for Wayne Winsley and Retire Rosa, "Diva of Debt, Deficit, and Dependency" from her 22 years as a 'career politician' in congress. "We ALL Win with Winsley!" whether you are Democrat, Republican or unaffiliated! Thanks for the humor and wisdom, Wayne--delivered with such enthusiasm, intelligence and personal warmth during this crucial campaign. For those who have not met Wayne at a meeting or one of the rallies, please check him out at www.winsleyforcongress.org. Please spread the word about what a fantastic replacement for DeLauro that Winsley will be in congress! Wayne is also on Facebook. www.facebook.com/Winsley.for.Congress If you support Wayne, you can help by picking up a sign, gather some friends and family and hold an impromptu rally at a well-trafficked intersection! You can help tomorrow by standing at a polling place in the 3rd Congressional District with a Winsley sign, wearing his button and a smile, and letting voters know: "You have a real CHOICE for congress! We All Win with Winsley!" Here is a one minute video message from Wayne: http://t.co/x7Rxb9DC "You have a choice this election!" https://www.facebook.com/RosaDeLauroCronyism

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