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Kentucky governor the difference
There are some differences in the governor candidates.
Phil Moffett is a Christian, right-to-life businessman who wants to help Kentucky move in the right direction. Phil’s four-corner platform is the right cure for what is ailing Kentucky, and he has not varied from his plan since he started running.
-State sovereignty: Challenging the constitutionality of all federal laws, mandates and regulations.
-Jobs and improved business environment: By replacing our current 240 state taxes, fees and surcharges with a single-rate consumer sales tax on all goods and services.
-Improve public education: Making local districts accountable, putting teachers in control of their classrooms, public charter schools and public school choice for parents.
-Smaller, more efficient state government: To stop drowning us in debt, he will make the public aware of how each person in any elected position stands on all issues so you can pat them on the back or give them a little talk.
Mike Harmon has the same values and is a state representative who will bring experience in Frankfort to the table on this ticket.
Sen. David Williams has been in Frankfort since 1987 and plans to have an independent council made up of economists to make recommendations for Kentucky. What will that cost? What has Williams been doing all those years in Frankfort?
We will have hurdles — going against establishment, the Republican Party of Kentucky, not having lots of money but what we do have are passionate, grassroots supporters making calls and door knocking to make the public aware of Phil Moffett. I’d say if we win the primary, Phil will win in November.
It’s your choice, vote for Williams who has not made Kentucky better since 1987 or vote for a man with the heart, skill and passion to make Kentucky a state to be proud of.
Vote Phil Moffett for governor May 17.
In with Moffett
This coming Tuesday we are again afforded the opportunity to take back our government from those who have provided us “leadership.”
Yes the same old sound bites once again are reverberating over the airwaves from the same old talking heads.
I have heard quite a few people say they were going to “hold their noses and vote.” Why does it have to be that way?
Of all the candidates for governor, Phil Moffett stands out as the best choice for those of us willing to see our state government return to representing the interests of the taxpayers. His business back-ground is what is sorely lacking in Frankfort “leadership.” To see what that could offer us, one need look no further than here in Hardin County and Indiana.
In 2002 we were introduced to a business-minded candidate for judge-executive and you see how that has worked out for us. Cross the river to Indiana to see how Mitch Daniels, former president of Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals, lent his business experience to the operation of that state.
As a writer pointed out in a previous letter, we are ranked as the worst governed state in the union. That has to change. Phil Moffett could be the first step in that long journey. Anyone else is just more of the same old Kentucky politics.
And by the way Richie Farmer, just what were you thinking?
Can’t miss with Johnson
In the May 17 primary election, Republican voters will have candidates to choose from for four elected offices to serve Kentucky. Many registered voters won’t vote while others may only know about candidates running for the office of governor. I would like to encourage GOP voters to vote for Kentucky Secretary of State candidate Bill Johnson. Bill Johnson graduated from UK with an electrical engineering degree. Following college, Bill proudly served his country as a naval officer.
He was selected for the Navy’s prestigious Nuclear Propulsion Program and he graduated from that program and served as a surface warfare officer with a nuclear power specialty on the U.S. Navy nuclear-powered cruiser USS Virginia, and the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower.
After serving for 10 years in the Navy, Bill choose to enter private life where he worked for both large and small companies in positions of increasing responsibility gaining experience in industry and business. He also attended graduate school at the College of William and Mary, where he earned a Master’s Degree in business administration.
Bill is a fiscal conservative and will ensure that the office of Kentucky’s Secretary of State is run professionally with an emphasis on ensuing elections are fair. Bill, his wife, Delinda, and their two children live in Todd County. Bill Johnson has the education, experience, leadership skills and knowledge needed to ensure he will make an outstanding Secretary of State for Kentucky. Bill’s experience serving his nation in the Navy will be put to good use in the Secretary of State’s office.
If you’d like to learn more about Bill before election day, visit www.KentuckyBill.com, and please vote on election day.
Exercise your right to vote
Exercise your right to vote. This is a rallying cry every eligible citizen should heed when elections are held. When our founding fathers set up our representative form of government, they envisioned the populace taking an active role in choosing leadership. Unfortunately, a majority of Americans choose, for whatever reason, not to exercise this valuable right.
The primary election is Tuesday. Offices Kentuckians will be selecting candidates for include governor and lieutenant bovernor, commissioner of agriculture, secretary of state, attorney general, auditor of public accounts and state treasurer.
The agriculture community in America represents less than 1 percent of our current population. Do you realize that in the U.S. Congress today, fewer than 12 of the 535 members of the House of Representatives or Senate have any “direct” knowledge of agriculture? Every vote is important if we are to elect officials who truly will represent the diverse interests of agriculture and rural America.
Don’t let someone else choose who represents you. Check out the candidates’ background and their voting records and listen to their views on what is important for Kentucky. Find out where the candidates stand on issues important to Kentucky agriculture, and exercise your constitutional right to vote on May 17 in the primary election. One vote could decide who our next governor or commissioner of agriculture will be. It could be your vote.
Ray Allan Mackey
Williams, Farmer is the ticket
David Williams and Richie Farmer offer Republicans bold conservative leadership and an opportunity to change Frankfort from a liberal taxing administration to one of fiscal conservatism.
Sen. Williams, as our governor, also will turn back efforts to raise taxes on small business. He knows many small businesses are struggling and that raising taxes would sound a death knell. Williams and Farmer will stand for business friendly policies.
David Williams continues to be an unwavering advocate for the unborn. He has the endorsement of Kentucky Right to Life because of his 100 percent pro-life voting record spanning his entire legislative career.
For these reasons, we need Williams as governor. Please cast your vote on May 17 for Williams and Farmer.