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I'll be listening to President Bush tonight about Iraq

Looking at Mayor Tony Benavides' priorities

I'm really trying to make an informed decision about who to vote for in the August primary for mayor in Lansing. 

It's a three-way race between the incumbent, Mayor Tony Benavides, State Senator Virg Bernero and former State Rep. Lynne Martinez. 

The Mayor is a neighbor and I've never met him.  I've walked by his home with my Beagle, Snoopy, when he has been outside, and he's never bothered to say more than a weak hello.

Then I look at his priorities on his website. Wow!  Some PR writer worked overtime with the flacks books of platitudes.  Shouldn't I have more info on which to make a decision?  I'm not impressed and I want to be.  I want to listen to his vision for Lansing, the State Capital, of Michigan and a city that's on the verge of some really hard times if we don't get the right leader.

Is the Mayor the right leader to take us there?