A Republican has plunged in to the Mayoral campaign in Atlantic City. John McQueen, Jr. has announced his candidacy for the Republican Mayoral nomination. We will be interviewing all of the Mayoral candidates – assuming that they are brave enough to answer our questions. Here is Mr. McQueen’s press release.
McQueen For Mayor
P.O. Box 7327
Atlantic City, NJ 08404
Phone (609) 816-9275
Those of us who have chosen to remain here in Atlantic City, and those who call Atlantic City home are a great people who reside in a unique city. We reside in a city which is as diverse as the stars in the heavens above, and in this diversity there are certain commonalities which bind us to one another. We all have a yearning for good, clean, and open government, clean and safe streets, and decreasing taxes to name a few. Because of these ties which bind us, I believe in this election we can come together and bring about unparalleled economic, social and political change which will benefit us all in the present as well as future generations. However in making these changes we must rid ourselves of the archaic thinking of the past and embark upon a path with sustainable and renewable results.
It is because of this faith and belief in the people of Atlantic City, I John W. McQueen Jr. announce on this 24th day of March 2008 that I will seek the Republican nomination for the office of Mayor of our great city. I further pledge to devote all of my efforts, any talents which I may poses to bring dignity, honesty and integrity to this office and to the people of Atlantic City.
It is not my intention to appose any one man nor any one party but to offer new policies and a new direction for all. Policies which will bring us together and a direction which over time will reduce our expenses and stimulate economic growth.
As your Mayor within the first one hundred days I will implement the first “Municipal Alternative Fuel Facility” this project alone will save us millions of dollars in energy costs, thus reducing and ultimately eliminating the energy cost which now burdens our tax payers. I will immediately begin to work with our council to phase in the use of Hybrid vehicles which are more maneuverable on our narrow streets and will further decrease our expenses.
This is only a glimpse of our future and the future is bright if we are willing to make a commitment to change.
Across this country of ours there is train which is moving through every city and every state and this train is called change and its heading to Atlantic City, and the conductor of that train is a Republican.