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"The Official Portrait of Miss InDiana"
aka "Miss Victory"

Monday, October 15, 2007

The Marine who would be mayor

Hoosiers For Fair Taxation hears again and again that the voting public doesn't know who mayoral candidate Greg Ballard is, yet we see him constantly when we are out and about at city council meetings and tax rallies. The reason why you don't see a lot of marketing from his camp, according to our sources, is that many of the power brokers within the Marion County GOP are in bed with Bart Peterson to keep your tax dollars flowing to their business interests...particularly their law firms and construction companies. In other words wealthy connected Republicans want to keep the status quo with Peterson.

Yesterday the Indianapolis Star ran a biographical piece on Ballard and spelled out exactly how Ballard is qualified to run our city. We like it that Ballard is a political novice and we like it that he has real accomplishment under his belt, was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and has had to work for what he has (unliked his opponent).

We have confidence that Greg Ballard will not lie to us. We believe he will change our local government's arrogant and inaccessible culture making the city's business accessible and accountable. Peterson has lied to us and shut us out the entire time he has held office.
Ballard takes the time to network with the tax activists and protestors. We've made it clear that when he is mayor we intend to watch his office like a hawk. He laughs and says he knows we will.
We hope you will take the time to read the article and to pass it along to your friends and neighbors. We hope that you will get an absentee ballot and vote before the election to be positive that your vote is heard and counted.

Hoosiers For Fair Taxation proudly endorses Ballard For Mayor.

Mayor Ballard...it has a nice ring to it!


Taxpayer said...

Think about this too, folks -- the fact that his party is ignoring him may be a plus. My guess is that they're afraid he might think for himself and refuse to be the puppet of ANY party machine. If Ballard can get elected, he doesn't owe ANYBODY -- except the taxpayers!

Anonymous said...

An MKNA resident told me about a restaurant owner was "urged" by Bart to put a yardsign supporting him in the yard.

Bart's campaign pays anyone $10 an hour to pose as grass roots support, while ordinary citizens take it upon themselves to help Ballard...even by producing videos and commercials for him on You Tube.

Ballard has endorsements/support

Clergy for Accountable Government
Minority Media
MBE/WBE Super Pages publisher
Indiana Minority Report
Hoosiers For Fair Taxation
Robert Turner
Rex Early
Advance Indiana
Digital Farmers
Hoosier Access

Peterson has no visible grass roots support from the people.

Who endorses Peterson other than his cronies and the Democratic Party? Does anyone know?