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Voters' Views: Jill Putnam

As Barack Obama completes 100 days in office, we ask Republican and Democratic voters from across the US to reflect on his performance.

Jill Putnam Student | Republican

I spent weeks making homemade signs for the Tax Day Tea Parties - 'No taxation without deliberation'

Jill Putnam
Age: 46
Lives: Cleveland, Georgia
Occupation: Student writer
Last election voted:
In 10 words or fewer: Strong-willed, honest, hardworking, sense of humour, political junkie, patriotic

"I spent weeks making homemade signs for the Tax Day Tea Parties - the protests against rising taxes and spending.

'No taxation without deliberation', 'Save trees, stop printing money', 'Liberty is all the stimulus we need'.

Obama has emboldened the far Left. They diminish the spirit of free speech and religion.

I am concerned our political rights are dying. What will replace them?

The Bill of Rights will not survive four years under Obama's leadership with this Congress.

I'm very worried about terrorism and renewed attacks on our troops as well as innocent travellers.

Three American journalists are in jail in Iran and North Korea. Despots target American citizens as bargaining tools whenever we have a president who agrees to talk with illegitimate leaders.

I just thought of another sign: 'Throw the Bums Out!' "

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