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Ground Troops in Ohio
American Spectator, by Robert Stacy McCain

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Posted By:garnet, 10/31/2012 6:20:23 AM

CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Stormy weather wasn't enough to prevent George Cullen from canvassing for Mitt Romney this week. Monday, while Ohio was hit by cold wind and rain, the Clermont County resident knocked on 25 doors -- but that's about half his average daily total, and Cullen has been knocking on doors in the suburbs of Cincinnati for the past five weeks. While the conservatives he speaks to during his door-to-door visits are "energized," says Cullen, "A lot of them don't want to do early voting. They're traditionalists. They want to wait until Nov. 6." Republicans are encouraging early-voting,


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 10/31/2012 6:28:30 AM     (No. 8976160)

I voted early, since I never know when I may be asked to travel for my business...

Here in Cincinnati, I see very few 'O' bumper stickers, even in the rougher areas of town, except for the signs in front of the Neighborhood Socialists that is...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 10/31/2012 6:46:08 AM     (No. 8976172)

Speaking of troops... Go to youtube and search for "Different Presidents, A Different Corps." Just a reminder of a president who loves and values the military.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rob_NC, 10/31/2012 7:02:44 AM     (No. 8976199)

I concur,I too vote early here in NC,I get a "feel" on how the election is going...long lines on a gloomy Saturday means folks are energized....Me and my wife had the Honor to be next to a retired marine..who was African American...and he was not a Barry supporter....nooooo quite the contrary,he was so incensed about Benghazi he had many a ear when he spoke...of all races in that line.......

...so if my "feel" is correct,Romney should carry some ex Barry states by a wide margin...

..Love me some early voting..no people little concern,lots of folks a energized populace...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tunnelrat, 10/31/2012 7:45:00 AM     (No. 8976257)

I try to volunteer to help in elections, but mostly I'm offered 'Make Work'. I've spent eight and ten hour days making phone calls on behalf of our candidates, then when I get home, I erase (without listening to) the dozens of political messages on my answering machine. I've walked mile after mile distributing campaign literature, then when I get home, I have to throw out (without reading) the stacks of campaign literature left on my own porch.

I consider most of my volunteer time to be an absolute waste.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: happy conservative, 10/31/2012 10:47:03 AM     (No. 8976671)

Voted early here in CA, because we had to. No long lines, but more people than I thought there would be. Anyway, spouse and I are poll watching this year for a great group called Election Integrity Project. Looking forward to watching the returns when we get home that night.

Ohio, Minnesota, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and the rest of you "fly over" folks--VOTE for Romney/Ryan! A vote for Romney in CA doesn't seem to count too much.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: M Stuart, 10/31/2012 12:19:09 PM     (No. 8976945)

The Southern Red states don't get much attention either.

Glad to hear this about Ohio.

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