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Why It Matters: Issues at
stake in election

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/5/2012 4:46:39 PM

A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief: Abortion: Abortion and birth control are divisive issues in politics, and they've flared up at times in this campaign despite the candidates' reluctance to dwell on them. President Barack Obama supports abortion rights. And his health care law requires contraceptives to be available for free for women in workplace health plans. Republican Mitt Romney opposes abortion rights, though he previously supported them. He says the Supreme Court ruling establishing abortion rights should be reversed, allowing states to ban abortion.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Theeo, 10/5/2012 4:52:05 PM     (No. 8912777)

It's the economy, stupid.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sinic, 10/5/2012 4:57:46 PM     (No. 8912791)

It's comforting to know that the Arseociated Press is still lugging those barrels of H2O for Obama and the Democrats!
At least half of this list is straight out of liberal utopia land...and the other half won't mean shirt when we're all broke. If I was a posting hog, I'd run down the list item by item. But, I'm not....and I don't want to make myself ill before supper.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dogbreath, 10/5/2012 5:08:59 PM     (No. 8912809)

out of the mouth of the ap flows a putrid river of bs.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/5/2012 5:10:01 PM     (No. 8912811)

Just one reason to have two cocktails! These people really can't believe what they write. Campaign Finance Reform! Lets revisit that gem in a few days. Debt! The Regime that has added more debt than almost all the administrations before them. Give me a break.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jasper, 10/5/2012 5:14:56 PM     (No. 8912824)

Obama needs all the help the press can give him, otherwise, how can we be lucky enoigh to have have such a weird man for president?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BcdErick, 10/5/2012 5:22:46 PM     (No. 8912840)

A truly worthless rant. "AP" stands for words I can't write here.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TruthandJustice, 10/5/2012 5:27:08 PM     (No. 8912844)

Puke worthy.....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LoneStarLarry, 10/5/2012 5:31:52 PM     (No. 8912857)

The scarey part is that if obama wins, he gets to pack the SCOTUS with lefties, and when that happens, it's gonna be a steep downhill slide for Americans.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/5/2012 5:45:02 PM     (No. 8912877)

The States are the legitimate testing grounds for controversial laws and wild new ideas, good and bad.

Even as a Libertarian, I can accept the notion that the States have a greater claim on regulating my behavior than does the Feral Government.

Don't like it ?

Move.

But their is no escaping the Federales.

AP, of course, knows the meaning of life and therefore does not hesitate to lecture the peons.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 10/5/2012 6:04:06 PM     (No. 8912899)

It is strange -and distinctly chilling- that for some Americans the prevention and termination of human life should be top priorities. Not only that, but free, i.e. taxpayer subsidized services to prevent and terminate human life. It is a peculiar conception of liberty as well as a more than militant notion of entitlement that imposes such demands upon the American republic. The underlying theme would appear to be the supposed right to unlimited sexual gratification without the barest element of personal responsibility. To call such an abdication of all personal responsibility for anything related to the consequences of careless sexual behavior "women's rights" or "reproductive freedom" is surely a grotesque and disingenuous use of terms.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Reilly, 10/5/2012 7:28:50 PM     (No. 8912970)


This is all we get in Vermont, the AssPress. That's why Bernie Sanders is in the Senate. Don't let it happen in your state. This is the worst. But that debate the other night could be the turning point. Just think, there's a debate coming up on foreign policy. Libya, anyone?


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