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Greg Goode speaks at Coffee Cup

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

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Greg Goode
With Election Day drawing closer, the candidates running for office are making sure the citizens of Clay County know who they are and what they stand for.

A handful of Republican candidates made a stop at Brazil's Coffee Cup where they mingled with members of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce.

The main speaker for the event was Greg Goode, who is running for Eighth Congressional District.

"I have been at this for 400 days, I have been in 87 parades, hundreds of lunches and knocked on the doors of hundreds of thousands of homes" Goode said. "Win or lose I know I have done the right thing because the stakes have never been higher."

Goode, who is running against Democrat incumbent Brad Ellsworth, is encouraging everyone to vote, if not for themselves then for the children.

"Children are our future," he said. "I am running because of my son, I want to make sure that he and other children have a future."

If Goode is elected to office, he plans to balance the Federal budget, lower taxes, protect the jobs in Indiana from being shipped overseas, putting a stop to illegal immigrants and supporting the men and women in uniform.

"The future isn't what it used to be," he said. "We could never imagine a day when the price of a gallon of gas was $4.50 or see communities both large and small face an economic crisis. There has to be a change and I will work with both Republicans and Democrats to do that."

Ryan Cummins is currently running for District 43 State Representative and Greg Zoeller, who is the republican candidate for Indiana Attorney General were also in attendance.

"Though both political parties were invited only Republican candidates were in attendance," Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce Lisa Watler told The Brazil Times. "We are very happy that each of the candidates took the time to come to our luncheon."