|This shows the
front and back of an Iowa-specific brochure, obtained on an April 2007
visit to the state.
Opening (not shown) reveals
a photo of Obama at a forum with a large Iowa flag in the background.
The tag reads "Hope from the Heartland and Beyond."
Opening again (not shown)
is another large photo of Obama at a forum in Iowa and text which emphasizes
Experience you don't
get in Washington.
The back panel has more text:
Pulling people together.
Getting big things done.
Opposing the Iraq War from
the very start.
Inspiring a new
Recommitting All Americans
to Change their Country.
Barack knows from experience
that the solutions to our problems must come from the bottom-up, not just
the top down.
It starts with fixing a system
in Washington that is so gummed up by money and corporate influence that
nothing gets done, replacing it with an agenda that meets our biggest challenges:
Enacting universal health care
before the end of his first term
Standing up to Washington insiders
in both parties to pass sweeping ethic reforms
Breaking America's dependence
on foreign oil through expanded use of renewable fuels and higher fuel
Recruiting a new army of teachers,
giving them better pay and more support in exchange for strong accountability
Making college more affordable,
laying broadband through inner cities and rural towns, and investing in
research that creates new opportunities and new jobs
Reversing Bush's policies that
let big corporations walk away from pension obligations
Restoring America's place in