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Obama is best choice for president
Winston-Salem Journal ^ | October 14, 2012 | Editorial

Posted on 10/14/2012 9:03:45 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Americans have a clear choice between two presidential candidates with starkly different ideas for spurring the economy, providing for the health of our people, defending our interests abroad, educating our children and protecting our environment. We believe that President Barack Obama’s progress on these issues merits him a second term in the White House.

Four years ago on this page, we endorsed Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona over Obama. We wrote that we were impressed with Obama, but McCain would “bring the Iraq war to a successful conclusion, work to end American dependence on foreign oil, reduce America's output of climate-changing gases and begin the rebuilding of our economy.”

The Democratic president has done all those things and more. He is calm under pressure and courageous in standing up for the rights of all Americans, including the poor, veterans, the elderly, women, gays and immigrants. In contrast, we’ve sometimes found it hard in the last few weeks to tell just what Obama’s challenger, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, really stands for.

Obama has a keen vision that he has worked hard to achieve, against considerable obstacles and often courageously. But the goal is in sight: An America respected worldwide as much for its prosperity as its defense of liberty and justice.

The Journal editorial board endorses Barack Obama for president.

(Excerpt) Read more at 2.journalnow.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: 2012endorsements; bho2012; democrats; election2012; failure; humor; liberallunacy; obamanomics; socialism
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Delusional.
1 posted on 10/14/2012 9:03:55 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“But the goal is in sight”

Complete economic collapse.


2 posted on 10/14/2012 9:05:33 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

North Carolina goes for Romney.


3 posted on 10/14/2012 9:07:00 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Wonder how much they got paid.......


4 posted on 10/14/2012 9:07:11 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Translation “We don’t want to be called racists, and since nobody reads our birdcage liner anyway, we figure that if we endorse the King of Kenya, we might have them throw a bone or two our way in advertising dollars”.


5 posted on 10/14/2012 9:09:26 AM PDT by festusbanjo (Romney has run a business, a state, and an Olympics. Obama has only run his mouth.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

M AJOR”Barf-Alert”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


6 posted on 10/14/2012 9:14:18 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

That paper is a disgrace to North Carolina.

I once wrote a letter to the editor criticizing Clinton and got a personal reply back from the editor.

That reply was as abusive as anything one would get from Axelrod.


7 posted on 10/14/2012 9:14:26 AM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The Journal Editorial Board
8 posted on 10/14/2012 9:15:33 AM PDT by hflynn
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

BARF ALERT

“Liberty and justice”?????!!!!


9 posted on 10/14/2012 9:15:48 AM PDT by diamond6 (Freerepublic.com and Hillbuzz.org are my go to sites for conservative news.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They’re smokin’ something, and it ain’t Winston’s.


10 posted on 10/14/2012 9:15:55 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Absolute IDIOTS.
Obama has not been capable of doing the job for 3.75 years what makes these morons think he will learn how the second time around!
We must save our country NOW!


11 posted on 10/14/2012 9:15:59 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Here is a contradiction in this op-ed.

He showed strong leadership in ordering the successful raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

But

Some of Romney’s foreign-policy advisers are the former Bush neo-conservatives who got us into the unnecessary Iraq war.

From "Sorry Bush... Obama's Gutsy Decision Got Osama" (don't be put off by the title, it's sarcasm), "It was Bush's decision to invade Iraq which lead to the capture of several al-Qaida operatives."

12 posted on 10/14/2012 9:16:12 AM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hope there are no suicides among members of the Journal’s editorial board on 11/7.That would break my heart.


13 posted on 10/14/2012 9:16:40 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

We cannot yet say who will win the Presidential election. But, we can say with certainty who will lose: the press. They have become a laughingstock that will accelerate the demise of their corrupt industry. It will be a good riddance.


14 posted on 10/14/2012 9:17:27 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

15 posted on 10/14/2012 9:18:19 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I thought we got all those witches....


16 posted on 10/14/2012 9:19:42 AM PDT by stylin19a (Obama ->The Jayson Blair administration)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Delusional is right. In what universe do some people reside? On path to what? How much actual data has to be ignored to think we are on course for anything but complete collapse and dire consequences for the American people? At no time as Obama or the Democratic Party shown any interest in addressing any of these critical problems. They are piling on top trillions in new spending, ever bigger government and massive new government dependency...all the things at the heat of our decline.


17 posted on 10/14/2012 9:20:01 AM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Huskrrrr

“But the goal is in sight”

If by that they mean communist take over, then the answer is yes.


18 posted on 10/14/2012 9:20:43 AM PDT by nuf said (I am, therefore I think.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

RRRR!oflmaOOOO!


19 posted on 10/14/2012 9:20:55 AM PDT by 13Sisters76 ("It is amazing how many people mistake a certain hip snideness for sophistication. " Thos. Sowell)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

In order to support Obama it is a necessity that you lie and lie a lot.


20 posted on 10/14/2012 9:22:15 AM PDT by yarddog
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"Four years ago on this page, we endorsed Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona over Obama."

they forget to say "and we learned our lesson". Unless they are completely filled with nincompoops they can't have done thins unless someone threatened to post pictures of them having sex with boys in the men's room.

That's what I heard, at least

21 posted on 10/14/2012 9:22:15 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well, I did get this far...

“The Democratic president has done all those things and more.”

...before I had to check to see if it was Semi-News Satire or The Onion. Unfortunately it was neither.


22 posted on 10/14/2012 9:23:07 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Winston-Salem Journal”

They will now be on my FU List for Nov 7! It’s a really long list!


23 posted on 10/14/2012 9:23:07 AM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

You forgot the second part of the headline, “If the Alternative Is Didi Amin”.


24 posted on 10/14/2012 9:29:12 AM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Save paper. Less for commie rags and more for NC tobacco produced cigarettes. A pack of Winston or Salem brand please.


25 posted on 10/14/2012 9:30:30 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So....Winston Salem North Carolina must be predominantly black, huh?


26 posted on 10/14/2012 9:30:30 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: hflynn

12-15% of the population.


27 posted on 10/14/2012 9:31:38 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

These people have lost their grip on reality.


28 posted on 10/14/2012 9:34:45 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Wow-—sounds like it was written by a ghost writer hack straight from the DNC. Anyone agreeing with that pibble of a fawning piece of debris endorsement is a literal moron on a string.


29 posted on 10/14/2012 9:36:25 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obviously, there is a sizable flock of leftists who would do the world a favor by committing harakiri. Slowly.


30 posted on 10/14/2012 9:37:01 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Who wrote this op-ed, Sasha or Malia?

Seriously, it reads like a 4th or 5th grader that has just begun trying out a thesaurus.


31 posted on 10/14/2012 9:37:41 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"Obama has a keen vision that he has worked hard to achieve, against considerable obstacles and often courageously. But the goal is in sight: An America respected worldwide as much for its prosperity as its defense of liberty and justice."

What a bunch of mush-mouthed nothing blather.

32 posted on 10/14/2012 9:38:26 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Someone please tell me this will result in massive subscription cancellations and sponsors abandoning this rag.


33 posted on 10/14/2012 9:40:36 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
North Carolina goes for Romney.

Probably, but that aside, they must grow some killer weed there.

34 posted on 10/14/2012 9:40:44 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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>Obama is best choice for president of Turdistan.
35 posted on 10/14/2012 9:42:43 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Gaffer

“So....Winston Salem North Carolina must be predominantly black, huh?”

Ya think?


36 posted on 10/14/2012 9:47:08 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The Democratic president has done all those things and more.

Wow. What planet are these people from.

37 posted on 10/14/2012 9:49:15 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Best is used when comparing three or more people. These morons don’t know that the proper word is better.


38 posted on 10/14/2012 9:55:30 AM PDT by Richard from IL
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bump


39 posted on 10/14/2012 9:55:30 AM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

ONLY A LIBERAL LEFT WING WHACKO WHO WORKS FOR A NORTH CAROLINA NEWSPAPER COULD WRITE THIS. NOT ONLY A NORTH CAROLINA WHACKO NEWSPAPER BUT MSM WHACKO’S HAVE THIS OPINION OF BOZO


40 posted on 10/14/2012 10:01:56 AM PDT by Spike the punch
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Great satire piece.


41 posted on 10/14/2012 10:05:43 AM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

You will see something similar from the Charlotte Observer. NC will go back to red.


42 posted on 10/14/2012 10:09:12 AM PDT by w4women (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: centurion316

I agree with you. I believe that Romney will win, and one of the biggest losers on Nov 6 will be the left wing media. Even the sheeple now know that they are completely biased, and in the tank for Dear Leader and the Democrats. They have sacrificed their credibility on the altar of ideology, and in so doing have lost the trust of the American public. Even if the Kenyan Caliph wins, the public has stopped trusting the left wing media. They are no better than Pravda in the old USSR, and everyone knows it. This election will break the back of the left wing media.


43 posted on 10/14/2012 10:09:59 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The comments underneath are just as delusional. Some examples:

“Whatever you claim to see, the facts are undeniable here - the country is far more prosperous than it was 4 years ago by almost any measure. Since Obama’s policies kicked in, the stock market is way up; the unemployment rate is consistently shrinking; taxes have been lowered on small businesses and the middle and working classes. These are simply objective, quantifiable facts. “


“Fast and furious was started under the Bush Administration”

____________________________

“Regarding government spending - spending levels have been cut to their lowest levels in decades under this administration.”


44 posted on 10/14/2012 10:11:38 AM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They knew McCain couldn’t win. They’re scared of Romney.
“Look at how bipartisan we are! We endorsed a Republican when we knew he was going to lose.”
Pay them back for their duplicity by electing every Republican in every race. Then, see their bipartisanship on the day after the election.


45 posted on 10/14/2012 10:19:24 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: sunmars

Very close to my thought: wonder what they had with which to blackmail them?


46 posted on 10/14/2012 10:24:24 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well, I guess the saying is true: You just can’t fix stupid.


47 posted on 10/14/2012 10:30:10 AM PDT by sneakers (Go Sheriff Joe!)
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To: Batman11
"They will now be on my FU List for Nov 7! It’s a really long list!"

Sounds fun...I think I'll start my own FU List...hope my computer has space enough for all that I put down....

48 posted on 10/14/2012 10:35:57 AM PDT by hummingbird (Lather, Rinse........BUT DO NOT REPEAT - REPEAT IS A SCAM.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ah yes, my hometown paper speaks. And this is why I don’t subscribe anymore.


49 posted on 10/14/2012 10:39:14 AM PDT by carolinablonde
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"spurring the economy, providing for the health of our people, defending our interests abroad, educating our children and protecting our environment. We believe that President Barack Obama’s progress on these issues merits him a second term in the White House"

What a pantload.

Of the reasons cited:

Providing for the health of our people.....NOT in the U.S. Constitution

Defending our interests abroad....kissing asses, bowing, and relegating America to a non-dominant/Leading Nation is what he's done.

Educating our children.....NOT in the U.S. Constitution, and all that's done is INDOCTRINATION, not Education, as demonstrated by scores and comparisons to educations in other countries.

Protecting the Environment.....NOT in the U.S. Constitution.

These "accomplishments", including destroying the economomy and SPENDING the income of future generations, due to handouts to cronies, Unions, donors, and the non-productive parasites who infect our country (INCLUDING NON-U.S. CITIZENS) is a good reason to have a Trial for Treason and Derelection of Duty.

50 posted on 10/14/2012 10:54:02 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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