I had a 13-year-old girl come up to me in Colorado — this is a dead true story — and say, ‘Well, you’re a wealthy white male … why are you here?’ And I was like, first of all, that’s the greatest question I’ve been asked on this entire tour. But secondly, she had conflated somehow in her head that only people vote for their own kind. And I made sure to tell her that that’s absolutely not the case. I vote for what I think is best for all of us. Not simply for me. And that’s unfortunately the message that the other side wants to get across, is you just take care of yourself and you build a fence around yourself and no one else gets help. That’s not how I was raised, that’s not the America I wanna live in and that’s not the America that I believe in.
Jon Hamm campaigning for Obama
I really hope all of my American friends are going out to vote or have already voted.
To those voting for religion, remember: “Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s” (matthew 22:21) (Christian)
“The law of the land is law.” - Nedarim 28a (Jewish)
If you’re voting because of Israel: Obama has spent more money on aid to Israel than any other President in history. The alliance between America and Israel isn’t going anywhere soon. The two state solution has been the stated policy of America towards Israel since the 1960s, Obama has just been one of the few Presidents to say it out loud in his outside voice. The fact that he wants the settlement construction to be frozen is just him being not a complete idiot. If you want actual an actual peace, you need to actually stop doing one of those things that is agitating the conflict. Do you really think Mitt Romney will be able to create a peace treaty? The guy who said that Israelis are “culturally superior” than Palestinian and Israel has maintained itself by the, “divine hand of providence.” If you think that Romeny will bring peace to Israel, you must think that only Jews live there.
To those voting about the economy, remember: The economic crisis was caused by sub prime loans which were able to exist by lack of regulation. The debt is mostly caused by the two wars Bush started on a credit card.
Most of the US’s spending comes from Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid and Military spending. Mitt Romney wants to add more money to the military, which it even admits it doesn’t need.
The only worse economic crisis was the Great Depression which we got out of by government spending in the New Deal by FDR (Democrat)
Obama has created millions of jobs and Democrats have created 18 million more jobs than Republicans have since WWII.
If you need actual need a tax break, Obama is probably giving it you, if you just want one, stop being selfish and pay the same tax rate as the rest of us.
If you’re voting for social values: Then you’re probably voting Obama, or else you and I have something to talk about.
There are millions of other reasons to vote, and I could go on providing facts, but I’ll be one of the few people who rather than saying “Go out and Vote” “Make your voice heard.” I’m going to say, Vote Obama, because honestly, it’s the only vote that will help your country.
Micah Sienna’s Facebook status tonight
I am voting for Barack Obama this fall because I want a president who recognizes that gay or straight, the rights of married couples should be equal. Marriage equality is undoubtedly the most important civil rights issue of our generation. We must elect a leader committed to being on the correct side of history. Please vote for Barack Obama this November.