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The squeaker, or landslide, and beyond

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Once again, a deeply divided electorate has chosen its president by the smallest of margins — 2 percent of the popular vote. And even though the president’s electoral vote victory could be considered a landslide by comparison, the margins in most of the so-called swing states that fueled his victory were so close that, but for a few hundred thousand votes in the other direction, Mitt Romney might be president-elect today. It’s hard to know ...

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November 8, 2012
7:46 a.m.

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According to Obama's own words in HIS own book, both of his grandparents his father his mother and his mentor were all Communists, so what are the chances that Obama that spent his whole life other than his college years outside the lower 48 in Muslim countries and a very liberal state of Hawaii would be anything other than a communist? According to Obama he would hang out and smoke weed and do some cocain when he could afford it, he also said that he alligned himself with the most radical of students and professors that he could find. These are Obama's own words, so tell me, do you really want Congress to follow Obama's dreams of his father?

November 8, 2012
3:37 p.m.

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Unfortunately 50.1% don't care. They are too worried about free stuff. Their Obama phone, no work requirement for welfare, huge increases in food stamps, huge increases in gas prices at the pump. The stock market has spoken and we are headed for more hard times. Voters need to think more about the future and the general good. Not more free stuff.