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Dennis Kucinich

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You know, I started my career in politics in 1967. I’m not new to this. I did not just fall off the Christmas tree. I understand the world is complex. I know that there are people out there who want to hurt other people.



War can be so impersonal yet when we put a name, a face, a place and match it to families, then war is not impersonal.



We tried war, we tried aggression, we tried intervention. None of it works. Why don’t we try peace, as a science of human relations, not as some vague notion - as everyday work.



You know, I started my career in politics in 1967. I’m not new to this. I did not just fall off the Christmas tree. I understand the world is complex. I know that there are people out there who want to hurt other people.



My philosophy comes from a worldview that looks at the world as one. It’s a holistic view that sees the world as interconnected and interdependent and integrated in so many different ways, which informs my politics.



People are fed up with the politics where candidates just rip each other apart and then the voters lose in the end because no one really knows what anybody stands for.



We tried war, we tried aggression, we tried intervention. None of it works. Why don’t we try peace, as a science of human relations, not as some vague notion - as everyday work.



I am running for President of the United States to enable the Goddess of Peace to encircle within her arms all the children of this country and all the children of the world.



In the past week it has become clear that the vote on the final healthcare bill will be very close. I take this vote with the utmost seriousness. I am quite aware of the historic fight that has lasted the better part of the last century to bring America in line with other modern democracies in providing single payer health care.



I have worked to expand the health care debate beyond the current for-profit system, to include a public option and an amendment to free the states to pursue single payer.



I believe health care is a civil right.



Everyone should have health insurance? I say everyone should have health care. I’m not selling insurance.



Anyone who really studies Catholicism deeply is aware of the mystical nature of our faith. Even references to Christ’s mystical body has connections to that principle.