Until speaking about her political views.
Before reading the rest of this content, please note that this isn't written to offend, upset or dismiss anyone's feelings. It is written for those who wanted to know where Until stood as far as who she wanted to be president. (Quanda R. Graves)
Quanda - Hello my old buddy!!! How are you?
Until - I'm doing great!!!, Great to see you again!
Quanda - Well, you know why I asked you here? To talk about your political views and ask who you are voting for?
Until - I know. I don't mind. So to cut this awkwardness between freinds, why don't you cut right to it. (Laughter)
Quanda - Okay. I agree. (Laughter) Who is Until voting for?
Until - Wow!!! Straight to the jugular huh? (laughter, then a smooth but pleasantly serious look on her face) I AM VOTING FOR BARACK OBAMA!!!!
Quanda - Why is Until voting for BARACK OBAMA?
Until - I am voting for BARACK OBAMA because I feel he really care's about the economic state that we the people are in right now. In my opinion, from what I've heard of the plan that he has shared, to me it seems solid, and although we may have to go through a little storm to work toward getting out of being destitute right now. A little storm is nothing compared to what we've been through, going through and encountered for the past 8 years. I'm happy to see a man who's running for president who actually cares about the following:
Laking of Medical Insurance People
Laking of Education receiving People
and there is much more. But I've always been a fan of everyone having, not just one type of people having. And although there are people who work hard to get what they want, and get to where they are at but what's wrong with helping others.
Quanda - What would you like to see from the person you elect as president?
Until - I don't know about others but personally I would like to see more people employed, I dont want to see or hear about another War. (like when Clinton was in office) I want peace. I would like to see gas prices go down, a more balanced economic state and many other things.
Quanda - How will you feel if the person you elect turns out not to be president?
Until - I would be completely shocked, devastated. But that's me speaking and feeling to your hypothetical question, you know?You see, I know he will not loose, it will not even be a landslide. Obama, will win.
Quanda - Why do you feel so strong this way?
Until - Because it is meant, the world is ready, but we had to be ready. We as a people had to endure hardship, loss, economic disaster, turmoil before we would even seek change. We as people became greedy, untouchable, undeniable and we as a people had to be humbled and once that took place. That's when the solution was given and we became open to recieve it.
Quanda -So you think Barack Obama is the solution?
Until - Most definitely! It is written and you can quote me on that. (smile)
Quanda - Wow!! You bet I will. (smile) Well, as always it was a pleasure having you and I appreciate you taking the time to share your political views. Is a poem in our horizon about the election campaign.
Until - Thank you for having me. A pleasure being here as well. As for a poem? You'll have to wait and see.
Until and Quanda - (Laughter)
Interview place - Phanomenal Hair Salon in Los Angeles
Date - November 1, 2008 at 12:30pm
Interview given by - Quanda R. Graves (Essayist)
Interviewed Nationally Known Poet and Spoken Word Artist - Until...