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In the American Journey piece, as for and by myself- in conjunction with Peri Harris and Owen Erima,we make our points rather vividly that anyone who isn’t averse to truth would find so much to learn. I will make it more articulate; with a supplement from Albert Einstein’s 1946 essay: Negroe Question. He wrote very powerful words in this masterpiece but I will pick a few for purposes of this article: “the more I feel American, the more the situation pains me; I can escape the feeling of complicity in it only by speaking out”. While announcing her running mate, Mrs. Clinton perfectly described who Sen. Tim Kaineis, in her own words:
“Tim is lifelong fighter for progressive causes and one of the most qualified vice presidential candidates in our nation’s history. But his credentials alone aren’t why I asked him to run a alongside me.Tim is a man of relentless optimism who believes that no problem is unsolvable if you’re willing to put in the work. That commitment to delivering results has stayed with him thought decades-long career as a public servant. I could give you a laundry list of things he accomplished as mayor of Richmond, governor of Virginia, and in the United States senate. But here is the most important: Tim has never taken a job for the glory or the title. He’s the same person whether the cameras are on or off, motivated by the belief that he can make a difference in people’s lives through public service”
I have waited for so many days looking forward to this day when Mrs. Clinton would make her pick for the running mate: until yesterday when the long list of very well-qualified candidates gave space to the Virginia senator, Sen. Tim Kaine. I must say very loudly that yes, by the choice of veep, you get to see what a presidential candidate really intends to do for the country. When Donald Trump made his pick, rumbling party unity, after the damage he has caused; I shuddered, rather seriously, it turns out. Pence’s experience is strictly on the shallow end of the pool and I don’t think he is awfully smart. Trump’s biggest talent; finding and then calling people insulting names, that’s not what presidency is about. Donald Trump is the personification of diarrhea-of-the mouth. He opens it and it flows: Disdain and contempt. I hereby profoundly say that as #TeamHillaryUganda, we are proud of Hillary’s choice. I have seen this work so many times; especially for the two American Administrations that I have closely paid attention to: the successful administration of President Bill Clinton and that of the 44th president, President Barack Obama.
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America is certainly going to be in better hands with the President Hillary Clinton Administration, compared to Donald Trump’s nightmare as he openly showed with his surrogate Veep pick, Mike Pence,[as you have read above] entwined with his scary acceptance speech: of course as confirmation that he is here for Fascism to reign. It’s so scary that a man who says he wants to ‘make America Great again’ (whatever that means) is the very existential threat to all there is that America stands for. Of course he will not have chances because American people are way better than choosing a bigot, a hero of scam, a male philanderer, a racist and annoyingly stupid ‘[old pampered child’. By the family tree I saw you recently; there is not just fear around this family but everything that can’t be in the white house.
President Obama last night didn’t hold back calling out Donald Trump while calling on America to keep Donald Trump away as far as they can: he is right because his administration has worked so hard to revamp America from the deep abyss it had been driven into eight years. In his very eloquent words, he said: “Globalization is a fact because of technology, because of an integrated global supply chain, because of changes in transportation, and we are not going to be able to build a wall around that. What we can do is to shape the how that process of integration proceeds so that it increases opportunities for ordinary people ,so its creating better jobs, so we are strengthening protections for workers,so we are addressing some of the environmental challenges that come with rapid growth”
As early as May 2nd 2014, Sen. Tim Kaine vouched to launch Hillary Clinton to the white House. For so many of us that have paid attention to what President Obama has achieved—while looking at who can keep the legacy and do greater things, we have no remorse seeing Hillary Clinton in the white house for the second time, but as commander in chief this time: making history, as first female president of the United States.Sen Kaine said words that profoundly resonate with what I wrote the second time firmly saying Hillary Clinton will do the job. He said:
“In 2006, nearly two years ago before the presidential election, I told my friend, then-senator Barack, that I would support him if he ran for Presidency. I was and I am proud that I was one of his first supporters. I made my decision early because I knew something: He was the right person for the job, but getting there would be hard. And sooner I started helping, the more helpful it would be. Today I’m announcing my support for the same reason. If she decides to run-and I hope she will-she is by far the best candidate we could ask to be our 45thpresident, a classic American optimist with the background and experience necessary to lead this country in a very complicated world. I will be starting my fifth year in the senate on inauguration Day 2017, and she is the partner I know I’ll want to be working with in the white house on all fronts”
Hillary Clinton did say that she agrees with sen.Ted Cruz, a recent republican presidential candidate who has out rightly called out Trump to what he stands, in total agreement: “vote your conscience”. A lot has been said about Hillary Clinton already; how she is the most qualified candidate—to the very next president of the United States, all left for us to do is to go the voting booth and win this election massively. The Veep pick is done and is a very solid pick. God bless America and the whole world.
Grace AbahoSr is an INDEPENDENT BLOGGER: Article written for and on behalf of #TeamHillaryUganda.