White House race goes down to the wire

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AlkalineState wrote:

In desperate bid, Romney promises a Book of Mormon and a nickel to every deserving urchin.

Good times. Obama = 2-term president.

Nov 05, 2012 7:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
totherepublic wrote:

AlkalineState
Wow. You really are a bigot aren’t you?!

Nov 05, 2012 8:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
totherepublic wrote:

AlkalineState
Wow. You really are a bigot aren’t you?!

Nov 05, 2012 8:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
totherepublic wrote:

AlkalineState
Wow. You really are a bigot aren’t you?!

Nov 05, 2012 8:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
CasLee wrote:

Reasons Why This Independent Feminist (Egalitarian) Voter Supports the Romney/Ryan Ticket

Romney and Ryan:
(1) will use their leadership, determination, knowledge, experience, and skills to deal with America’s problems.
(2) During the 4 DEBATES reflected an understanding of the issues and won the debates with substance, directness, integrity, respect, clarity, facts, commitment, inspiration, credibility, and leadership.
(3) will get our ECONOMY back in shape (more jobs, higher wages, small business support, balanced budget).
(4) will refrain from implementing any more ineffective/costly QUANTITATIVE EASING (pumping money into economy by printing dollars).
(5) will develop a desperately-needed coherent FOREIGN POLICY that will bring about strong international cooperation and keep us out of senseless wars.
(6) will bring about legal IMMIGRATION REFORM via Congress, including by (a) giving many illegal immigrants the opportunity to take responsibility for their mistakes and forge a path to a legal immigration status; and (b) securing America’s borders and sending a message to potential illegal immigrants that America is NOT a place where they will thrive economically.
(7) are highly disciplined, methodic, analytical, and focused on PROBLEM-SOLVING. Since our America currently has many complex problems, this approach is very much needed in the White House.
(8) I am an INDEPENDENT voter, having earlier been a Rep in the southwest and a Dem in the southwest and northeast. I am also a female feminist (egalitarian) person who values and promotes human dignity for all people. The best option in voting is to vote FOR a candidate/party platform, rather than simply AGAINST another candidate/party platform. Unfortunately, during recent years I often find myself making compromises between these two options. The current Dem Party is far too liberal, while the current Rep Party is far too conservative. As a result, a lot of us Americans who do NOT see life as stark contrasts (but rather as a MOSAIC) find it difficult to support candidates from either of these parties. However, in life and politics there must be compromise. Of course, I could vote for a candidate from a non-Rep, non-Dem party, but I want my vote to help get someone elected whom I can expect to do the job in an excellent way. After careful research and consideration, I made my compromise in favor of the Romney/Ryan ticket.

This election is NOT about who wins but rather about who is the best person with the best qualifications and character to lead our country in a positive and productive direction. I am INSPIRED by the Romney/Ryan ticket – I hope that you too are inspired by them and will vote for them on Nov. 6th to help make America and us Americans strong, secure, and stable!

Best regards,
Cas Lee

Nov 05, 2012 9:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SteveOSmith wrote:

“IF General Motors, Ford and Chrysler get the bailout that their chief executives asked for yesterday, you can kiss the American automotive industry goodbye.” Let the Auto Industry Go Broke, Mitt Romney, NYTimes If it had been left up to Romney GM would be out of business. Obama saved saved 250,000 jobs at GM and thousands of second tier jobs not to mention the over 1 million jobs held by the employees of G M dealerships. Their taxes more than pay back any additional cost of the bailout in one year. The cost of the GM portion of the bailout was $49.5 billion, other manufacturers received the remaining 20.5 billion. So far about $23.1 billion has been repaid or returned to the U.S. Treasury either directly or through government sales of GM Stock. This includes paying back the $6.7 billion loan from the U.S. government (and another $1.1 million to the Canadian government ) by April 2010. Right now, the federal government owns 500,000,000 shares of GM, worth $11,640,000,000 today and is owed no money.

Nov 05, 2012 10:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SteveOSmith wrote:

Since the passage of the Recovery Act over 5 million jobs have been created, unemployment has steadily decreased from over 10% at the depth of the recession to 7.9%, the stock market is up 75% from almost 8000 to over 13000, and both deficit causing Bush wars are ending. This economic recovery is occurring in spite of a record 271 republican filibusters. And all Romney wants to do is turn back the clock so he can wreck the economy again.

Nov 05, 2012 10:07pm EST  --  Report as abuse
theJoe wrote:

Romney in Ohio tomorrow just shows how desperate he is, it will not help. This time around the big rich kid is NOT getting what he wants.

Nov 05, 2012 10:43pm EST  --  Report as abuse
theJoe wrote:

AlkalineState
Wow. You really are a bigot aren’t you?!

NO, that would be Paul Ryan on the phone with the phone with the evangelicals trashing Obama, now that is a bigot. Look it up.

Nov 05, 2012 10:46pm EST  --  Report as abuse
gee.la wrote:

People love such sweets as pumped assets, pinked rates and doomed fates.

Nov 05, 2012 10:47pm EST  --  Report as abuse
presydent wrote:

Question: When Obama leave the White House on January 20, 2013 is he eligible for unemployment insurance? And if so, will he collect for 32 weeks or 99 weeks? Are there any community organizer positions open in Chicago these days?

Nov 05, 2012 11:17pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Wani2 wrote:

‘Mitt Romney Likely To Face Ethics Complaint From UAW For Allegedly Hiding Auto Bailout Profits’
Only the Huffington Post has dared carry this story, it’s very real,headlines on Huff Post Nov. 1, could affect voting, but mainstream media has ignored it for 5 days now? WHY? And HOW does the GOP keep this out of news headlines?
Will Romney’s first ‘presidential act’ be finding a good lawyer? REALLY?

Nov 06, 2012 2:33am EST  --  Report as abuse
Wani2 wrote:

As reported in Huff Post, there are 2 groups calling for an investigation by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to investigate Romney’s alleged violation of the Ethics in Government Act, which requires presidential candidates to disclose their personal finances. The ethics complaint comes on the heels of an Oct. 17 article in The Nation, which alleged that Romney has hidden his personal gains of at least $15.3 million from the auto bailout.
Shouldn’t the voters know this? I find no mention of it here.

Nov 06, 2012 2:43am EST  --  Report as abuse
Abu-AlAbed wrote:

Romney:
Beginning of the end or the beginning of the GREATEST of ALL ECONOMIC DEPRESSIONS
and
$10+/gal. gas

As soon as he start a war with Iran, as he very much promised AIPAC and agreed with Netanyahu an attack sooner than later is required, watch the calamity world wide.
Have we not learned from GWBush & The nonexistent WMDs!

Nov 06, 2012 5:04am EST  --  Report as abuse
Parker1227 wrote:

Reuters has sold out journalism in its ideological attempt to get a failed president, Barack Obama, re-elected.

May Reuters go the way of the NYTimes and all of the other totalitarian leftist organizations so eager to sell out the crucial profession of journalism in the name of their ignorant leftist fanatical beliefs.

Nov 06, 2012 5:50am EST  --  Report as abuse
americanguy wrote:

The best part is the media will start the whole thing all over again, the day after the election. Advising us who our masters have picked to be their candidate for both parties. Then we will hear the promotion of their puppets for four years, again. When you get right down to it, our “democracy” is one of the biggest scams in the world.
So we will go out today, and vote for one of the candidates, both of whom have the stamp of approval by the wealthy who control our country.
“Same as it ever was”.

Nov 06, 2012 7:11am EST  --  Report as abuse
PCScipio wrote:

@Cas Lee: “This election is NOT about who wins but rather about who is the best person with the best qualifications and character to lead our country….” So, you think having no core beliefs and essentially lying for the entire campaign demonstrate good qualifications and character?

BTW, the rest of talking points are meaningless platitudes that just beg for concrete examples.

Nov 06, 2012 7:40am EST  --  Report as abuse
EFS wrote:

Wani2, can you put the links to those Huff Post articles about ethics investigations? Not that Parker1227 will care. As we’ve seen many in our society haven’t the least concern for facts, are on automatic pilot headed towards the complete destruction of the democracy they purport to believe in….while claiming to be patriots! NYTimes totalitarian leftist?! Such an idea is what’s truly scary.

Nov 06, 2012 7:45am EST  --  Report as abuse
Carmi wrote:

presydent wrote:

Question: When Obama leave the White House on January 20, 2013 is he eligible for unemployment insurance? And if so, will he collect for 32 weeks or 99 weeks? Are there any community organizer positions open in Chicago these days?
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It’s likely to be 32 weeks since Romney is going to get jobs for everyone – surely there will be one for Obama.

Nov 06, 2012 7:53am EST  --  Report as abuse
sylvan wrote:

Seventy percent of new food stamp recipients are in strong GOP voting counties, yet GOP’s fascists constantly rant against providing food for these people. Today’s GOP, the party for hypocrites.

Nov 06, 2012 7:58am EST  --  Report as abuse
Mitt-Romney wrote:

Obama is ahead! 0.7% ahed! LOL This could either way, all Hail Romney for president!!!

Nov 06, 2012 8:00am EST  --  Report as abuse
docroc wrote:

To Cas Lee: Starting with your 4th point (the first one that is not simply an unchallengeable generalization): the Federal Reserve is independent of the president, Congress, etc. Control of the money supply is decided by the Fed governors and Chairman and, except for appt of the Fed Chairman, the President has no say in his policies. Most Fed Chairmen are in office through several presidencies, so liberal or Conservative, their policies span several governments.

(5) As to foreign wars, sounds like a good idea, but don’t forget that both parties have started foreign wars in the past, that Bush started 2 wars, and that Romney favors MORE intervention in the Middle East, not less.

(6) Isn’t this what Obama has tried to do?

(7) Puffery again

(8) Well bully for you!

Nov 06, 2012 8:21am EST  --  Report as abuse
ccharles wrote:

Romney by a landslide :)

Nov 06, 2012 8:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
GLK wrote:

This Ohioan supported letting the auto industry fail. Why? Because it would have come back stronger, with lessons learned, and maybe would have finally put the nail in the coffin of that greedy, useless, relic of the past, the UAW. Instead Obama pandered to keep the status quo. For that bit of useless intervention no lessons were learned, the UAW still has it’s hooks into an industry it has long since bled dry and without a doubt GM will be the first to see another vastly more severe bankruptcy in our lifetime. The mantra of Too Big To Fail is corrosive to the very essence of Capitalism. But then you cannot expect a “leader” with no business experience to understand Capitalism. A Socialist leaning Community Organizer is not what America needs, or ever needed.

Nov 06, 2012 8:59am EST  --  Report as abuse
bates148 wrote:

@SteveOSmith

First, 7/10 cars GM makes are made overseas. 9/10 of their IT workers are outsourced. So yeah, Obama saved a lot of jobs!

Second, let’s look at the history of the unemployment rate under Obama. Is the unemployment rate under 8%?

2009 January, NO.

2009 February, NO.

2009 March, NO.

2009 April, NO.

2009 May, NO.

2009 June, NO.

2009 July, NO.

2009 August, NO.

2009 September, NO.

2009 October, NO.

2009 November, NO.

2009 December, NO.

2010 January, NO.

2010 February, NO.

2010 March, NO.

2010 April, NO.

2010 May, NO.

2010 June, NO.

2010 July, NO.

2010 August, NO.

2010 September, NO.

2010 October, NO.

2010 November, NO.

2010 December, NO.

2011 January, NO.

2011 February, NO.

2011 March, NO.

2011 April, NO.

2011 May, NO.

2011 June, NO.

2011 July, NO.

2011 August, NO.

2011 September, NO.

2011 October, NO.

2011 November, NO.

2011 December, NO.

2012 January, NO.

2012 February, NO.

2012 March, NO.

2012 April, NO.

2012 May, NO.

2012 June, NO.

2012 July, NO. (Director of the Bureau of Labor Statistics is replaced by Obama)

2012 August, NO.

2012 September, NO.

2012 October, .1% below (a month before the election)

2012 November .2% below

Doesn’t sound impressive to me and what’s worse is the figure is manipulated by workers stop looking for work.

Nov 06, 2012 9:04am EST  --  Report as abuse
Fearkiller wrote:

“Obama….is vying to be the first Democrat to win a second term since Bill Clinton in 1996.”
Um, he is the only Democrat to be President since Bill Clinton…duh

Nov 06, 2012 9:20am EST  --  Report as abuse
BioStudies wrote:

NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS GOD BLESS AMERICA!

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!

Nov 06, 2012 9:23am EST  --  Report as abuse
checkthefacts wrote:

Steveo
Guess what? After gm got the bailout they went thru bankruptcy. If you understood business at all you would know that companies do this all the time and still remain in business.
As far as iraq goes Obama tried to keep troops beyond bushs timeline for withdrawal. In regards to Afghanistan 3/4s of the deaths and casualties have come under obamas time as commander in chief. Also he has spent much more. Keep in mind bush fought the war nearly 8 years and Obama only 4.

Nov 06, 2012 9:23am EST  --  Report as abuse
watash60 wrote:

today we find out if the takers, unions, and brain dead liberals have taken over our country.

Nov 06, 2012 9:59am EST  --  Report as abuse
watash60 wrote:

today we find out if the takers, unions, and brain dead liberals have taken over our country.

Nov 06, 2012 10:00am EST  --  Report as abuse
bobbobwhite wrote:

If Rmoney wins, the gross inequities imposed upon the middle and lower classes by Reagan-pushed tax reductions for the very rich, and lowered even further by Dubya, will damage American society and gov’t irreparably. Rmoney would continue to lower taxes on the very rich, making them even further removed and insulated from mainstream America and also further removed from anything to do with helping that mainstream.

The tipping point of our societal failure will be greatly pushed forward in time in the disastrous event of a Rmoney win.

Nov 06, 2012 10:17am EST  --  Report as abuse
DeannaTx wrote:

Normally I cast my vote early. However this year I held off and waited for Nov 7 to send my message. All the attempts at voter suppression can suck mud. We will vote no matter.

Obama/Biden 2012

Nov 06, 2012 10:27am EST  --  Report as abuse
UrbanDK wrote:

It sickens me to see what has become of my beloved country. The division and hatred this President has fostered and pushed. The United States is only strong when we all stand together. Obama and his policies has driven a wedge between every faction of this nation. The President should be the one that fosters talks between the two parties. Get them to talk out there differences and move this country in the right direction. Instead, Republicans and Democrates beat their chests and point their fingers at one another saying it is their fault. The President has jumped onto is parties platform and has placed more importance on the Democratic party than the American People. This is why I cannot vote for Obama. He has divided us all and will continue this destructive course if given the chance.

Nov 06, 2012 10:41am EST  --  Report as abuse
EFS wrote:

UrganDK, this republican congress has obstructed current administration more than any other time in American HISTORY…..and Obama is divisive?! Measures that passed only in watered-down version because of them have nevertheless provably helped our economy. Therefore, unhindered, they might have helped that much more but Congress preferred to sacrifice this nation for the sake of partisan politics…and Obama is divisive??!! You must be joking.

Nov 06, 2012 11:09am EST  --  Report as abuse
hoxfan wrote:

@UrbanDK
You are having some trouble understanding how partisan politics works, so i’ll help you out a little. From the moment Obama was elected, the right had one goal and one goal only: to make him a one term president. No matter how much it harmed the country, they blocked and filibustered everything Obama did. If Obama wins, and with no concern over him getting elected a third time, the right can finally accept Obama’s proposals as being good for the country.

Nov 06, 2012 11:12am EST  --  Report as abuse
soulice wrote:

For those who are listening to the liberals propagating the fallacy that everything is “Bush’s Fault”, think about this:

January 3rd, 2007 was the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress. At the time:

The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77 The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5% The Unemployment rate was 4.6% George Bush’s Economic policies SET A RECORD of 52 STRAIGHT MONTHS of JOB GROWTH

Remember the day…

January 3rd, 2007 was the day that Barney Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee.

The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy?

BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES!

Unemployment… to this CRISIS by (among MANY other things) dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from YOUR Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES!

Bush asked Congress 17 TIMES to stop Fannie & Freddie – starting in 2001 because it was financially risky for the US economy.

And who took the THIRD highest pay-off from Fannie Mae AND Freddie Mac? OBAMA!

And who fought against reform of Fannie and Freddie? OBAMA and the Democrat Congress

So when someone tries to blame Bush.. REMEMBER JANUARY 3rd, 2007…. THE DAY THE DEMOCRATS TOOK OVER!”

Nov 06, 2012 11:33am EST  --  Report as abuse
DeannaTx wrote:

@bates 148,

Lets look a little further back to get a true picture of the trend unemployment was headed when Obama walked into office shall we??

2000-06 are briefed because the 06 bubble bursting hadn’t effected mainstream america was yet to come in 07.. watch closely at the trending pattern

Bush’s record
2000
Jan 4.0
Dec 3.9
Down 0.1%

2001
Jan 4.2
Dec 5.7
Up 1.5%

2002
Jan 5.7
Dec 6.0
Up 0.3%

2003
Jan 5.8
Dec 5.7
Down 0.1%

2004
Jan 5.7
Dec 5.4
Down 0.3%

2005
Jan 5.3
Dec 4.9
Down 0.4%

2006
Jan 4.7
Dec 4.4
Down 0.3%

Bubbles just burst and we’re feeling the earliest pangs from it

2007
Jan 4.6
Feb 4.5
March 4.4
April 4.5
May 4.4
June 4.6
July 4.7
Aug 4.6
Sept 4.7
Oct 4.7
Nov 4.7
Dec 5.0
Annual net +/- = +0.4

2008
Jan 5.0
Feb 4.9
March 5.1
April 5.0
May 5.4
June 5.6
July 5.8
Aug 6.1
Sept 6.1
Oct 6.5
Nov 6.8
Dec 7.3
Annual net +/- = +2.3

The bulk of those jobs lost during the last 6 months
We had entered into the phase of job watersheding (pre-obama)
This set the record for gains in unemployment for the last 50 years!!

2009 – Obama takes office
Jan 7.8
Feb 8.3
Mar 8.7
April 8.9
May 9.4
June 9.5
July 9.5
Aug 9.6
Sept 9.8
Oct 10.0
Nov 9.9
Dec 9.9
Annual net +/- = +2.2

The watershed continues but at a slightly slowed pace of 0.1 less than 2008.

2010
Jan 9.7
Feb 9.8
March 9.8
April 9.9
May 9.6
June 9.5
July 9.6
Aug 9.5
Sept 9.5
Nov 9.8
Dec 9.4
Annual net +/- = – 0.3
Unemployment on an annual scale dropped for the first time since 2007

2011
Jan 9.1
Ending
Dec 8.5
Annual net +/- = + 1.4
The largest drop in unemployment during a single year this century

2012
Jan 8.3
Latest numbers
Oct 7.8
Annual net +/- = -0.3.. thus far

Ronald Regan when he took office was looking at an unemployment rate of 7.5%. During his term 10.8%. It Took Regan his entire first term to return the unemployment rate to near the same 7.3% it was when he entered office. During his second term unemployment again rose to a high of 6.6%. He left office with a 5.4% unemployment rate.

The point is although Regan was considered the great job creator his success at returning to the same unemployment rate he had when he entered office following a less catastrophic jobs watershed also took him a full 4 years.

Nov 06, 2012 11:48am EST  --  Report as abuse
DeannaTx wrote:

@bates 148,

Lets look a little further back to get a true picture of the trend unemployment was headed when Obama walked into office shall we??

2000-06 are briefed because the 06 bubble bursting hadn’t effected mainstream america was yet to come in 07.. watch closely at the trending pattern

Bush’s record
2000
Jan 4.0
Dec 3.9
Down 0.1%

2001
Jan 4.2
Dec 5.7
Up 1.5%

2002
Jan 5.7
Dec 6.0
Up 0.3%

2003
Jan 5.8
Dec 5.7
Down 0.1%

2004
Jan 5.7
Dec 5.4
Down 0.3%

2005
Jan 5.3
Dec 4.9
Down 0.4%

2006
Jan 4.7
Dec 4.4
Down 0.3%

Bubbles just burst and we’re feeling the earliest pangs from it

2007
Jan 4.6
Feb 4.5
March 4.4
April 4.5
May 4.4
June 4.6
July 4.7
Aug 4.6
Sept 4.7
Oct 4.7
Nov 4.7
Dec 5.0
Annual net +/- = +0.4

2008
Jan 5.0
Feb 4.9
March 5.1
April 5.0
May 5.4
June 5.6
July 5.8
Aug 6.1
Sept 6.1
Oct 6.5
Nov 6.8
Dec 7.3
Annual net +/- = +2.3

The bulk of those jobs lost during the last 6 months
We had entered into the phase of job watersheding (pre-obama)
This set the record for gains in unemployment for the last 50 years!!

2009 – Obama takes office
Jan 7.8
Feb 8.3
Mar 8.7
April 8.9
May 9.4
June 9.5
July 9.5
Aug 9.6
Sept 9.8
Oct 10.0
Nov 9.9
Dec 9.9
Annual net +/- = +2.2

The watershed continues but at a slightly slowed pace of 0.1 less than 2008.

2010
Jan 9.7
Feb 9.8
March 9.8
April 9.9
May 9.6
June 9.5
July 9.6
Aug 9.5
Sept 9.5
Nov 9.8
Dec 9.4
Annual net +/- = – 0.3
Unemployment on an annual scale dropped for the first time since 2007

2011
Jan 9.1
Ending
Dec 8.5
Annual net +/- = + 1.4
The largest drop in unemployment during a single year this century

2012
Jan 8.3
Latest numbers
Oct 7.8
Annual net +/- = -0.3.. thus far

Ronald Regan when he took office was looking at an unemployment rate of 7.5%. During his term 10.8%. It Took Regan his entire first term to return the unemployment rate to near the same 7.3% it was when he entered office. During his second term unemployment again rose to a high of 6.6%. He left office with a 5.4% unemployment rate.

The point is although Regan was considered the great job creator his success at returning to the same unemployment rate he had when he entered office following a less catastrophic jobs watershed also took him a full 4 years.

Nov 06, 2012 11:49am EST  --  Report as abuse
ChangeWhat wrote:

“I came back to ask you to help us finish what we’ve started because this is where our movement for change began,”…..

A second term president doesn’t need to “ask” for help, he should have the majority with no question based off his performance for the previous four years. Obama’s problem is he has been exposed, his “change” has done nothing but change the view of America in the worlds eyes and in the eyes of Americans. The many many Americans that voted for him in 2008 are no longer there. They are no longer there because he DID NOT do what he preached about. Now he’s playing on “Hope & Change”, well Mr.President you don’t hope to get into office you earn a second term based on your track record. Since you were a junior senator before becoming president (basically grabbed coffee for senators)the American people can only vote based off your performance over the last 4 years and we really cannot even consider it a performance. It was more like a theatrical play that failed miserably on Broadway. He have decimated the lives of middle class Americans, small business and you have spat in the face of the elderly with your obamacare and illegal withdrawal of funds from medicare. You have however accomplished the task of separating the classes further something the oligarchy is proud of.

Nov 06, 2012 12:01pm EST  --  Report as abuse
anarcurt wrote:

I was rather confused when I got to the voting booth this morning. There was only one Mitt Romney option and to be honest, over the last year or so I’ve come to learn of about 8 Mitt Romneys. I wanted to make sure I didn’t vote for the religious nut Romney with the magic underwear, or the war-mongering Romney. I also wanted to make sure I avoided the Romney with the mystery economic plan with the trillions of dollars hole. The moderate Romney could be ok but without being sure that was who I was getting I was forced to just vote for Gary Johnson.

Nov 06, 2012 1:16pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Bernie777 wrote:

The obvious question no one in our media is asking!!!!! When over 30 percent voted early, why are we seeing FOUR hour wait in line time to vote???

Nov 06, 2012 1:19pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AZWarrior wrote:

The only “bitter” campaigners that I see is the administration. What a bush league stunt to play with a government aircraft to spoil someone’s photo op. Somebody at the White House needs a time out and a nap.

Nov 06, 2012 1:32pm EST  --  Report as abuse
chickiehaute wrote:

Democrats & Republicans are not the only choices!

Nov 06, 2012 1:46pm EST  --  Report as abuse
soulice wrote:

@GLK – too bad the rest of Ohio is not as logical and smart as you are. People think he saved jobs, he only padded the UAW and lost a lot of pensions. Thus he garnered Ohion votes.

Nov 06, 2012 2:49pm EST  --  Report as abuse

obama is bad.even if he’s reelected it will be by less than 2%, not a mandate by a large margin. and with a republican congress, well, he’s a lame duck from day one, thank the Lord!!

Nov 06, 2012 3:29pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Oht wrote:

So Romney is called the “multimillionaire” and Obama “the first black president.” Sounds biased and racist. Romney worked for his money. Obama is mullato, not black.

Nov 06, 2012 5:06pm EST  --  Report as abuse
books4me wrote:

Romney!!!

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Groenhagen wrote:

“He called a hip-hop music station in Tampa, Florida, in a final outreach to African-American supporters, telling listeners that voting was “central to moving our community forward.”

He should have had the hip-hop crowd locked down long ago. That’s not a good sign for Obama.

Nov 06, 2012 5:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Cogs wrote:

Obama, DLTDHYITA! I can’t wait to hear you grovel tonight!

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StunnedAmazed wrote:

In a desperate bid, Obama promises a free phone, no work, and food stamps at the tax payer’s expense to every deserving thug. Good times. Obama = Disaster for America.

Nov 06, 2012 5:10pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Dobermangang wrote:

If Obama is re-elected today, he will definitely make sure men and women have equal pay. They’ll both be unemployed.

Nov 06, 2012 5:10pm EST  --  Report as abuse
jncarlos007 wrote:

the obama has done more to divide this country along racial, political, and economic lines than any single figure in our country’s entire history.
Way to go, mr. uniter…

Nov 06, 2012 5:12pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Petedos wrote:

So far, American “bitter” campaigns have not ended in violence or military coups as sometimes happens in other countries!

Nov 06, 2012 5:13pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Mercyneal wrote:

Mitt Romney will be our next President.

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Mercyneal wrote:

Mitt Romney will be our next President.

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Mercyneal wrote:

Mitt Romney will be our next President.

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Mercyneal wrote:

Mitt Romney will be our next President.

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Mercyneal wrote:

Mitt Romney will be our next President.

Nov 06, 2012 5:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Mercyneal wrote:

Mitt Romney will be our next President.

Nov 06, 2012 5:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
MonkeyDoodle wrote:

Obama wasn’t bitter! He was angry, defensive, and petulant. He is saving ‘bitter’ for after his loss to Romney.

Nov 06, 2012 5:25pm EST  --  Report as abuse
DonDeMarco wrote:

Shorter- Revenge vs Love of Country about sums it up. Divisiveness- Harry Reid “Romney has to be crazy to think I will work with him as President.” paraphrased

Nov 06, 2012 5:25pm EST  --  Report as abuse
cgent47 wrote:

Here’s the reality of what four more years of Obama will bring. Going forward with Obama there will be 15% unemployment(real unemployment) for as far as we can see. 47 million people on food stamps right now. He will have that up to 75 million before long.Gas at $4.00 a gallon. With Obamas anti energy policies that up to $6.00 a gallon. Obama has ended medicare as we know it by taking over 700 billion to fund Obamacare. Lets run the national debt up another 5 trillion so we can bankrupt the country faster. And how about all the jobs being created right now. 96,000 a month whoopee. And last but not least he will tax those evil job creators to the point they will all move to China. We are going forward alright. The Obama nation is a total train wreck
with no ideas…

Nov 06, 2012 5:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
cgent47 wrote:

Here’s the reality of what four more years of Obama will bring. Going forward with Obama there will be 15% unemployment(real unemployment) for as far as we can see. 47 million people on food stamps right now. He will have that up to 75 million before long.Gas at $4.00 a gallon. With Obamas anti energy policies that up to $6.00 a gallon. Obama has ended medicare as we know it by taking over 700 billion to fund Obamacare. Lets run the national debt up another 5 trillion so we can bankrupt the country faster. And how about all the jobs being created right now. 96,000 a month whoopee. And last but not least he will tax those evil job creators to the point they will all move to China. We are going forward alright. The Obama nation is a total train wreck
with no ideas…

Nov 06, 2012 5:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
cosmicwxdude1 wrote:

How about the mural at the polling place in PA. Nice dems…nice

Nov 06, 2012 5:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
whiteoak wrote:

I will never vote for a demo again at any level national, state, county or city. I cannot vote for any candidate who supports a party which is godless, encourages women to abort children, rewards sloth and forces the acceptance homosexuality as a norm.

I don’t think I am alone.

Nov 06, 2012 5:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
KarlQuick wrote:

What matters is honesty…. how can anyone vote for Obama who promised transparency, then called in the lobbyists, wrote ACA in the back room rejecting all Republican input, then said “we won”, “elections have consequences”, then pulled every fiscal gimmick to make it look affordable, including taking over Student Loans (as if that had anything to do with healthcare), then promised ….incessantly… “you can keep your healthcare if you like it”, only to find that after passing 2700 pages of new law, not ONE clause implements this promise!
…and that is only ONE issue: Affordable Care Act !!!
GITMO? Surge in Afghanistan? Trials for 9-11 planners? Balanced budget? Jobs? Recovery Summer(s)? Solyndra, etal? XL Pipeline? “Tell Vladimir I can be more flexible after the election.” Loan to Brazil to drill for oil deep off-shore so “we can be your greatest customer” after shutting down drilling in the Gulf and after Soros invests a couple of billion in the SAME oil Brazilian oil company? Fast and Furious cover up, Benghazi cover up, etc.
The list of failures, deceptions, flip-flops, etc. is near endless.
I cannot reward such dishonesty.
I’d vote for a dog before I could vote for a proven liar like Obama.

Nov 06, 2012 5:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Choppedlow wrote:

Hip Hop? Why bother. He would have their votes even if he was found cheating on his wife at a Chick Fil A. He didn’t go after the independents at all. Just his base. No wonder he is 22 points down plus with independents. Hell, 46 newspaper switched from endorsing him to Romney. This is all coming down to voter turn out, and at my poll I didn’t see one single Obama sticker and there was a 2 hr wait. They will call it for Romney before midnight.

Nov 06, 2012 5:29pm EST  --  Report as abuse
CMEBARK wrote:

It is really going to be irrelevant who wins the White House, if Congress remains stubbornly stuck in partisan politics. Until we clean up Congress we are going mired in the same old s _ _t.

Nov 06, 2012 5:58pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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