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Romney for President
New York Observer, by Editorial

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Posted By:abuela10, 10/16/2012 8:31:31 PM

The crisis of leadership in American government is easily explained: thanks to a flawed presidential primary system that rewards strident rhetoric and hyper-partisanship, candidates tailor their messages to fringe elements in small, unrepresentative states. The result? A nasty, shallow and expensive process that rewards sound bites rather than solutions and gamesmanship instead of ideas. This year, however, we have witnessed a rare phenomenon in American politics. A candidate has emerged from the rough and tumble of the primaries with his dignity intact. The system has produced not a demagogue but a manager,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/16/2012 8:33:55 PM     (No. 8938429)

~~Mitt Romney stands out because—unlike so many candidates in the past—he understands how to build businesses, create efficiencies, make tough deals and carefully consider divergent viewpoints. America needs a strong leader, a practical leader.~~

Pretty well says it all!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: adguy47, 10/16/2012 8:39:49 PM     (No. 8938443)

"True, Mr. Obama deserves credit for strong, decisive action that helped prevent a catastrophic economic meltdown on Wall Street. The financial services sector, the city’s most important industry, came very close to the unthinkable as once-unshakable entities—Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch—simply vanished. Mr. Obama’s policies helped to shore up the industry and, thus, the city." What??????

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ForNow, 10/16/2012 8:41:32 PM     (No. 8938454)

That's the New York Observer - should have been posted as that. Last I looked, they were a local lib paper, but I haven't looked in a while. If it's still a lib paper, then this is quite a surprise.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sherlock, 10/16/2012 8:50:47 PM     (No. 8938476)

OT. I do hope that I can see the comments tonight on the debate thread...I was not able to even load the thread at all for the last two between Romney & O and Ryan & B
God Bless you Romney!! and may the good Lord above give Zero a stuttering tongue with every lie he tells!!
Put HIS own evil deeds a thousand times fold upon his own head

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 10/16/2012 8:53:22 PM     (No. 8938483)

Just wow

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tobias, 10/16/2012 8:58:22 PM     (No. 8938493)

Dear God, by your Grace I am blessed Oh Lord please save America from the wrath of the evil doers. Please help all America to watch the debate with a clear vision. Please help them not be misled by fast talk, promises and lies. Please grant them the wisdom to make the right choice that will benefit America and all that believe in the glory of God.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: CEP, 10/16/2012 9:01:37 PM     (No. 8938501)

Amen

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lucky4, 10/16/2012 9:10:10 PM     (No. 8938519)

I am not watching, but I am praying too, God bless Mitt Romney tonight.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 10/16/2012 9:14:50 PM     (No. 8938529)

I can't bear to watch because I detest the sound of the thug's voice. And we just bought a new TV and my hubby wouldn't like it if he came home from work to find my high heel has shattered the glass screen........
I am praying and reading any Lucianne thread I can.......

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 10/16/2012 9:17:50 PM     (No. 8938541)

The world turned upside down. Hot is cold; cold is hot. And the New York Observer endorsed Romney. Be still my heart.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: CEP, 10/16/2012 9:18:37 PM     (No. 8938543)

Obama is lying thru his teeth.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: tinnyanko, 10/16/2012 9:21:02 PM     (No. 8938550)

last 2 debates, conservative sites like lucianne.com and freerepublic were hacked.
Don't blame them for not having a roundtable this time around.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 10/16/2012 9:21:23 PM     (No. 8938552)

0bama just doubled down on the lie about drilling on public land. He'll pay for that one in the morning. Actually Mitt's making him pay now..

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Reply 14 - Posted by: oriton, 10/16/2012 9:33:04 PM     (No. 8938580)

It seems to me obama is causing the fact checkers to work overtime tonight. Boy, what whoppers! He thinks he's being tough, but he just sounds like a rehearsed classroom teacher. He doesn't even answer the questions asked of him.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: 66Strat, 10/16/2012 9:34:59 PM     (No. 8938589)

As Bugs Bunny would say, what a moe roon.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Southerngal, 10/16/2012 10:28:26 PM     (No. 8938845)

I have prayed and read my Bible for most of the debate. Happy to see others are praying the same prayers as me! May God bless this country!!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: steph_gray, 10/16/2012 10:36:32 PM     (No. 8938879)

No need to listen to the serpent's voice. That's what the mute button is for.

I agree that Lucianne probably could not afford to have another thread hacked. Let's hope that nonsense stops when we win the country back.

Listening to Mitt answer the question about who he is. Very nice.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/17/2012 1:03:19 AM     (No. 8938913)

The New York Observer editorial board comes out for Romney! Will wonders never cease...

Send this one to your Democrat friends. One of their house organs has gone over to the other side. And rightfully, sensibly so.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: StormCnter, 10/17/2012 7:39:00 AM     (No. 8939306)

I am so glad this was made a Must Read. Thanks for posting it, OP. It's illuminating to read the comments after the editorial. They are more balanced than I would have thought.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 10/17/2012 7:40:12 AM     (No. 8939311)

I can hear the Scooter yelling "Holy Cow!" from the Great Beyond. You might have expected this from The Post, but The Observer? Wow. Satan just reached for his sweater. Something really is happening out there. Nov 6 is gonna be big.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 10/17/2012 7:49:06 AM     (No. 8939330)

FTA: ''In today’s competitive economy, the country needs competitors, not class-war crybabies.''

Translation: ''It's time to put the adults in charge.''




















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Reply 22 - Posted by: Pros7767, 10/17/2012 8:21:12 AM     (No. 8939416)

Just keep praying. It's working! There are still enough good people in this country that God is willing to save us.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: walcb, 10/17/2012 8:31:13 AM     (No. 8939436)

I am so tired of hearing that Obama failed or squandered an opportunity. He has not failed, he has accomplished most of what he attempted. The fact that what he has accomplished is not good for the country is irrelevant.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: altura81, 10/17/2012 8:44:27 AM     (No. 8939475)

Interesting. It's kinda weird... the Dallas Morning News is totally liberal ... they follow the dem party line on everything. It's been particularly noticeable during the Libya attack and aftermath.

Yet a couple of weeks ago they endorsed Romney on their editorial page.

The endorsements are nice,but I'd prefer honest news reporting.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/17/2012 9:00:43 AM     (No. 8939523)

This is Romney's time. He will help the country get back on its financial feet. Unfortunately on some other issues we may need to keep an eye on him. It's not a slam on him but I know people on the right will be watching.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 10/17/2012 9:01:54 AM     (No. 8939529)

These lib endorsements represent to me growing cracks in the leftists' armor. They show Romney's message points / plans have the strength to defeat both obama's leftist propaganda and the organs promoting his empty promises.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Maybeth, 10/17/2012 9:04:03 AM     (No. 8939539)

Yes, of course Obama was lying, but liberals were instantly relieved to recognize that Crowley had his back. A set-up to behold!

I think this is an important endorsement and almost an admission that some in the aiding and abetting Old Media are weary of covering up for the man who plans to erase America the Beautful and its freedom for all.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: plumnellie, 10/17/2012 9:04:40 AM     (No. 8939542)

I too want to see Romney elected. And, would so rather 'fight' him on social issues than fight the devil's man. At least Romney is not against the things of God. He is not of my faith but his center is on love of God and country. We can work with a man like that. The opposite of good is all things Democrat. Praying for mercy of God for our country. We need Him.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Arby, 10/17/2012 9:31:59 AM     (No. 8939627)

I'll take it. Let's hope this is followed by many, many more.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: federale, 10/17/2012 9:48:25 AM     (No. 8939668)

The New York Observer has evidently observed that bankruptcy is an ugly thing.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: planetgeo, 10/17/2012 9:49:47 AM     (No. 8939674)

When Crowleys fly...

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Reply 32 - Posted by: killerbee, 10/17/2012 9:53:21 AM     (No. 8939685)

#23: you are so right. He succeeded in implementing disastrous policies that belong to him and the Democrats alone.

It's like the constant refrain that Fast and Furious was a "botched" gun operation. Nope, it was carried out exactly as it was meant to.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 10/17/2012 10:04:46 AM     (No. 8939725)

#6... thank you and Amen.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Hardright, 10/17/2012 10:57:29 AM     (No. 8939925)

Agree with #23. What is happeneing to this country is exactly what Obama wants to happen. If he gets a second term, he will finish the job and completely destroy this country. Without the help of the msm covering for him and trying to destroy Romney, Obama wouldn't even be in this race. I pray every day that people open their eyes and vote this evil man out of office this Nov.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: belle65355, 10/17/2012 12:14:42 PM     (No. 8940153)

Amen #6. I agree completely.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: udanja99, 10/17/2012 12:55:17 PM     (No. 8940257)

Wow! This is truly stunning! I have a relative who used to work for the NY Observer and she was an extremely rare moderate in a hotbed of liberal wackjobs. Joe Conason anyone? That the Observer would endorse Romney is an astounding admission of just how bad a failure zippy has been for real Americans and for our future.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: tulunk, 10/17/2012 1:26:20 PM     (No. 8940336)

What really concerns me is what happens when Obamas enforcers do when they realize that simple BS isn't working anymore, and that they will lose in a fair election. This party has abused presidential edicts and administrative power. What will our spineless leaders do if O simply bulls his way through via DOJ lawsuits and presidential declarations and refuses to admit defeat? Who forcibly moves him, his family and his his personal guards? Just think about it. "I did not lose. I will not leave. My SS guard has orders to shoot to kill anyone who dares making me leave."

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Butch59, 10/17/2012 1:37:30 PM     (No. 8940361)

Let them that have eyes, see. Let them that have ears, listen. It looks like there are some out there that have had their eyes opened and there ears cleaned. Let's all pray that this continues throughout the land. Remember, the truth will set you free.

And let my include my Amen to #6. Beautifully said.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 10/17/2012 2:03:55 PM     (No. 8940441)

Just sent this link to several "undecided" friends, so thanks OP and Team LDot for posting and Must Read status.

Amen, fellow prayer-warriors... Lord, hear our prayers...

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Reply 40 - Posted by: MargaretM., 10/17/2012 3:14:49 PM     (No. 8940617)

# 22 "Just keep praying. It's working! There are still enough good people in this country that God is willing to save us. "

Yes, I spent the entire debate time in prayer for our country. God is powerful. May He grant us a reprieve from Evil.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: PLPointer67, 10/17/2012 6:40:54 PM     (No. 8940995)

Bottom line: the New York Observer endorsed Obama four years ago, and now, they are covering their butts, trying to explain why they did so.

But, this is an important editorial, because the editors take pains to explain why now, the better candidate for growth out of the mire, is Romney.

For those Ldotters not used to wading through liberal marshes, put on your boots, and read the article.

Thank you editors of the New York Observer, for stating the Truth.

NOTE: This is an article you can send to your Liberal friends & family!


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Reply 42 - Posted by: cat2, 10/17/2012 7:10:01 PM     (No. 8941036)

a bunch of their leftie writers must be gnashing their teeth.
But Romney gets this endorsement because he is “not an ideologue”, and is “a moderate to the core”. Ouch. These are not attributes I want in Romney, but it’s OK because the newspaper and I interpret the same events differently. What the NYO sees as a good “manager” supporting Wall St. (NYO did not like Obama slamming Wall St.) I do see as ideology – support for capitalism, small government, etc.


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Reply 43 - Posted by: garyhope, 10/17/2012 10:30:07 PM     (No. 8941249)

If we get 8 years of Romney and 8 years of Ryan, do you think the culture of the country can change for the better and we can become more sensible and realistic? Can we overcome all the schools and colleges left wing brainwashing of our younger people? Will the media, culture and Hollywood change to at least partially center? Can we be America again? Will we defend ourselves from Islamofascism and socialism? Will we wake up? Can we toss the terrorists in our midst out of the country and stop mosques and Islamic centers being built in our cities. What do you think is the biggest danger to our survival?


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Reply 44 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 10/18/2012 12:07:41 AM     (No. 8941391)

My...my....another New York newspaper can smell the coffee now.

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Have you ever lied about reading a book? Maybe you didn’t want to seem stupid in front of someone you respected. Maybe you rationalized it by reasoning that you had a familiarity with the book, or knew who the author was, or what the story was about, or had glanced at its Wikipedia page. Or maybe you had tried to read the book, even bought it and set it by your bed for months unopened, hoping that it would impart what was in it merely via proximity (if that worked, please email me). There’s a great poem by Joseph Bottum

Benghazi was Preventable:
Hillary Cited for Lapses

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Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan    Original Article
Posted By: Honeybadger- 1/16/2014 6:39:53 AM     Post Reply
The 2012 terrorist assault on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, involved attackers from several major international terrorist networks, according to a bipartisan Senate report released Wednesday that blames the intelligence community and the State Department — and Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens himself — for lapses.Mr. Stevens and three other Americans died in the attack, which the report by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence said could have been averted if the State Department had heeded numerous warnings. SEE ALSO: CURL: For liars like Obama and Clinton, ends justify means on Benghazi But Mr. Stevens himself rejected Defense Department

Harvey Weinstein has secret
film project to destroy NRA

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Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 1/16/2014 12:14:53 PM     Post Reply
Harvey Weinstein has set his sights squarely on the National Rifle Association. The “Shakespeare in Love” producer told Howard Stern on his radio show Wednesday that the NRA is a “disaster area” before revealing a secret project. “I shouldn’t say this, but I’ll tell it to you, Howard,” he said. “I’m going to make a movie with Meryl Streep, and we’re going to take this head-on. And they’re going to wish they weren’t alive after I’m done with them.” Weinstein said the movie was a feature length motion picture “like a ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’” and that when people

House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill
and no one knows what´s in it

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American Thinker, by Rick Moran    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 1/17/2014 6:29:46 AM     Post Reply
Welcome to modern day governance in America! In this brave new world. vital legislation need not be read, or considered, or debated. Isn´t it enough that the leaders say vote for it and be done with it? Apparently, yes. The House approved the $1.1 trillion spending bill in near record time. The 1500 page bill contains all sorts of stuff that no one has a clue about because unless you´re a graduate of the Eveyln Wood speed reading course, you didn´t have much of a chance to study it. So the 359-67 rout of the forces of prudence and common sense is understandable in

Westminster dog show adds three
new breeds, mixed breed event

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Reuters, by Marina Lopes    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 1/17/2014 7:32:02 AM     Post Reply
NEW YORK- Three new breeds, Chinooks, Portuguese Podengo Pequenos and Rat Terriers, will be vying to be top dog at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club in New York in February, organizers said on Thursday. The two-day show on February 10 and 11 at Madison Square Garden and Piers 92 and 94 will open with a separate agility competition in which mixed-breed dogs will be allowed to compete for the first time in more than 100 years. About 2,845 dogs, the most in more than two decades, will be featured in the show, the second longest continuously held sporting event in the United

Pennsylvania voter ID
law struck down

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The Hill (Washington DC), by Blake Neff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/17/2014 2:36:22 PM     Post Reply
(Video) Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, among the nation’s most stringent, was struck down Friday morning by a state judge. Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley ruled that the law, requiring almost all voters to present photo identification prior to voting, was an unreasonable burden on voters. He said the free voter ID that residents were entitled to under the law was insufficiently available, only at 71 drivers license centers located across the state. Several counties had no such centers and others were only open two days a week, leading McGinley to rule that the law “unnecessarily burden[s] the hundreds of thousands


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