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Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:41 am, Sat Oct 20, 2012.

This is beyond outrage, it is infuriating. My parents were diplomats in Iran for many years. They both spoke fluent Farsi and had many Iranian friends. Jimmy Carter undermined their efforts and now we have the ayatollahs.

Decades later, we elect Barack Obama and history repeats. Coddle ideologues and guess what? Good people die and honest people are enslaved. The Obama/Clinton foreign policy (or lack thereof) is a disaster. We are seeing total incompetence and ineptness on display. It is heartbreaking to see this once-great country collapse. It brings tears to one's eyes, yet half of our populace continues to be duped by the false "messiah."

Obama is a wimp. Who should understand this better than our Democratic leaders? When you sense weakness, attack! Muslim radicals are beating Obama, Reid and Pelosi at their own game. Guess the rest of us will just watch TV and see all of our dreams go down the tubes. I do not plan to do that. I hope you, too, get energized.

This was not a protest of a film as our media and government would have us believe. This was a pre-planned terrorist strategy.

Jerry Osgood


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  • Eric Barrow posted at 1:29 pm on Mon, Oct 22, 2012.

    Eric Barrow Posts: 1602

    Mr. Kinderman there were not 15 anti Romney letters in Saturday’s paper there were 15 anti Obama letters. It seems that for the last year the right has been saying that Obama will have to attack Romney personally because he can't run on his record, the Blimpster Limbo has said this many times, but now it seems the opposite is true and Mitt's supporters have jumped in for good measure. How gullible the right is to throw their support behind a candidate that refuses to lay out a plan. In 2008 Obama was very clear about what he wanted to do and he accomplished many of those things. With the direction of today’s economy ( I mean the reality not the right wing propaganda machine version) I'll take four more years of the same. I heard unemployment in Ohio is at 7%.

  • Walter Chang posted at 9:15 am on Sun, Oct 21, 2012.

    Walt Posts: 1184

    "push for Romney"

    Folks, the application and distribution of the "Koolaid" continues...

    Remember, it 99% brine solution.

    So don't stand downwind!!


  • Jerome Kinderman posted at 8:24 pm on Sat, Oct 20, 2012.

    Jerome R Kinderman Posts: 2370

    With all this push for Romney supporters to provide their reasons to vote for him, why so little from the supporters of the incumbent - the guy trying to stay in office based upon his record?

    This should have been Barack Hussein Obama's election to lose - that is, he should have been a shoe in. But instead, we've been treated to an Obama campaign still laced with it's "Bush's fault," "I need more time" and sophomoric histrionics during the presidential and vice-presidential debates. Hardly reasons to vote FOR President Obama.

    And today we've learned that the Obama campaign found it necessary to borrow $15 million from Bank of America - one of those evil banking institutions. Wow! I recall not too long ago when the coffers were growing so quickly that it was predicted to reach $1 billion for Obama to spend as he pleased with plenty to spare.

    But Bank of America?!? How embarrassing is that? Why not just ask the Clintons for a short-term loan. I think we all know the answer to that.

  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 4:40 pm on Sat, Oct 20, 2012.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    actually, sharia Law empowered Iran to dominate and consolidate their power.

    As far as the wars, yes, Bill and Hilary Clinton, Kennedy,Kerry, and a host of democrats pushed Bush to go to war... when democrats vote to go to war like they did, , Bush listened.

  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 4:36 pm on Sat, Oct 20, 2012.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    thats like giving food to a rock, it just does not matter.

  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 4:34 pm on Sat, Oct 20, 2012.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    Brian stated...John,Many of Bush's foregn policy advsiors were Democrats.

    Mr Lucas stated... Not any that counted.

    Mr Lucas is so right, president Bush had a soft heart and compassion for democrats with disabilities... especially the ones that math was an issue. It's true, none of the democrats Bush selected counted... well.

  • Joanne Bobin posted at 1:30 pm on Sat, Oct 20, 2012.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Wow, with the plethora of the usual right-wingers coming out today with their anti-Obama letters, they should really consider writing letters that tell us WHY we should vote for Willard Mitt Romney.

    I think a rehash of their nonsense written more times than I care to remember over the past four years is unnecessary - in case I decide to change my mind, please...someone convince me why.

    But I suspect there will be complete silence since no one really knows what "plan" Willard has if elected.

  • John Lucas posted at 10:50 am on Sat, Oct 20, 2012.

    John Lucas Posts: 2730

    Would one of our Conservative Republican friends please tell the rest of us the policy differences between George Bush and Mitt Romney?

  • John Lucas posted at 8:28 am on Sat, Oct 20, 2012.

    John Lucas Posts: 2730

    Not any that counted.

  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:11 am on Sat, Oct 20, 2012.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2865


    Many of Bush's foregn policy advsiors were Democrats.

  • John Lucas posted at 6:56 am on Sat, Oct 20, 2012.

    John Lucas Posts: 2730

    I will tell you what is beyond infuriating. Nothing empowered Iran more than the misguided war in Iraq, Their influence has been greatly expanded because of this massive foreign policy blunder and it only cost us more than a trillion dollars and a multitude of dead and wounded. Who do you think are Mitt Romney's foreign policy advisors? The same idiots that gave us the wonderful Iraq adventure.


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