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Comments From Participants at Perot’s United We Stand Meeting

August 14, 1995

Some comments from participants in Ross Perot’s United We Stand America national conference in Dallas, which ended Sunday:

``I haven’t listened to nine hours of political speakers in my life, so it’s been quite an experience.″ Zack Barcevac, Red Oak, Texas.

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``Sometimes you feel so alone. But like Perot said, we’re turning the battleship now and it’s full steam ahead.″ Jane Magee, Pensacola, Fla.

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``We won’t know for a while whether the Democrats and Republicans are going to keep their promises. I view our mission as making sure we hold their feet to the fire.″ _ Edward Thomas Jr., Connecticut.

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``If Ross Perot decided he wanted to go to Egypt and didn’t have a canteen of water, I’d be right behind him.″ _ Bert Keith, North Potomac, Md.

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``I traveled 5 1/2 hours to listen to a lot of right-wing stuff. ... The people in West Texas, we’re tired of the name-calling, we’re tired of the bickering. We want responsible leadership, and none of this is going to work ... until we have a fundamental change in the government.″ _ Thomas Richardson, San Angelo, Texas.

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``I think it gave a great deal of support to what we independent people in United We Stand have been working toward. It made us feel like it’s been worth it up to now.″ _ Louise Lowes, San Antonio, Texas.

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``This weekend is a giant job interview. In 1996, we are going to be doing the hiring and the firing.″ _ Loretta Farren, Connecticut.

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