But on Tuesday, November 4th, I will join many other volunters to help win the most important election in a generation by working with Senator Obama's campaign get voters to the polls in the United States of America. Everything we've worked for together hangs in the balance that day, which is why I have made a choice to not attend school on November 4th.
While most teenagers across America have no idea who Senator Barack Obama or Senator John McCain is, there is one teenager that does know and that would be me. With 30 days to Election Day, students at Sheboygan South High School continue to students have spread false, misleading, and deceptive attacks against Senator Obama. Most of these students are uneducated about this presidential election.
The DailyKos community by now has come to know me. My story is simple. I'm a freshman at Sheboygan South High School in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. I've been involved in politics and government for five years. I've been volunteering my time to Senator Obama's presidential campaign since my time in middle school. The question that is mosted asked is "Why are you involved in politics?". My answer is simple. I care about what happends in my community, my state, my nation, and my world.
But on Tuesday, November 4th, I will join many other volunters to help win the most important election in a generation by working with Senator Obama's campaign get voters to the polls in the United States of America. Everything we've worked for together hangs in the balance that day, which is why I have made a choice to not attend school on November 4th. Tuesdays are often busy. But there's only one Tuesday this fall when the future of our democracy will be decided.
Now I know that most of you are getting sick of me asking people to donate to my personal fundraising page to help me reach my personal fundraising goal on BarackObama.com for Senator Obama and Senator Joe Biden. The reason I keep asking is that I'm $300 away from reaching my personal fundraising goal. I'm not asking for people to donate huge amounts of money. Donations of any size will be fine. When you make a donation, you're not only helping me reach my fundraising goal, you're also helping Senator Obama get one step closer.
The reason that I keep coming back to my local campaign field office, is that there is always a nice group of volunteers that want to see America great again. They want to see America is the right direction, once again. I can talk about what I've did for this campaign, but there others out there that have done more for Senator Obama. I wish that I could be doing more for the campaign but getting an education is also important to me.
I want a President that favors the concept of equal pay for everyone. I want a President that supports a tax plan which includes an $80 billion tax cut for American poor and middle-class families. I want a President that has strong record of support for clean air. I want a President that understands Americans problems and issues. I want a President that wants healthcare for every American. I want a Vice President that supports teachers and schools. I want a Vice President that wants funding to find new energy sources other then drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. I want a Vice President that favors adding sexual orientation to the criteria for a hate crime. I want a Vice President that is against giving tax cuts for big corporations.
As a young American, I dream of a President who is honest, personable, intelligent, and wise. I want a leader with courage and integrity who has known the struggles of an everyday American. A lot of people have stopped believing that may even be possible. I haven't stopped believing. I support Senator Barack Obama because he is that leader.
Asher Heimermann is a teenager from Sheboygan, Wisconsin. You can learn more information about Heimermann by visiting his official website at www.AsherHeimermann.com.
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