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Why Romney Will Win

Obama, despite claims of extraordinary intelligence and astonishing political instincts, has proven to be a rather arrogant, self-absorbed twit. Like George W. Bush, who squandered the unity of the country in the wake of the 9-11 attacks by starting an unnecessary and costly war in Iraq, Barack Obama entered office with an enormous level of support and goodwill, but wasted it by turning harsly partisan and becoming obsessed with a Health Care Bill he surrendered to Senate Democrats.

Americans, for the most part, initally felt good and a tad self-righteous because we had elected a man of color. Me? I believed it was borderline insanity to elect as President someone who had not even run a Fraternity or 7-11. Good looks and smooth talking don’t ensure you know what to do as President. Sadly, Barack proved me and others like me as prophets. Instead of reaching across the aisle and genuinely trying to become the bipartisan leader he promised in his campaign rhetoric, he became a petulant teenager. Prone to pouting and pitching fits. “I won, you lost.”

So, why are Obama true believers so damn blind? Do they really believe that the economy is purring along like a Ferrari on the autobahn? Do they really believe that Americans love Obamacare? Do they really believe that abortion is one of the top five concerns of American voters?

Obama’s greatest strength in 2008 was the persona of hope and change he projected to the masses. Man, he promised to heal the planet, lower the ocean and teach Republicans to sing the Coke song. He was going to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony. But what did he do?

He snagged the Noble Peace Prize and proceeded to out warmonger George W. Bush. Hell, he even authorized the murder of an American citizen with a drone. He became a bad motherfucker, but only when it was convenient.

Notwithstanding claims of great political acumen, Obama proved to be politically deaf. Helen Keller deaf. Faced with backlash from the Catholic Church about a part of his healthcare law, which would require Catholic institutions to fund abortions and provide birth control, Obama met the Catholic objection by telling them to fuck off. He did not say nor write, “fuck off,” but the message he sent by his failure to meet with Catholic leaders and work toward a compromise was the same as. That was more than an unforced error. This was a self-inflicted wound.

What does this mean for tomorrow? A significant part of the Catholic faithful who supported Obama in 2008 will either be voting for Romney or sitting it out. Obama did not win support with that move.

He also proved to be a colossal juvenile acting out the sexual obsessions of a teenage boy in heat. How else to explain his campaign’s focus on abortion and ensuring women can be sexually promiscuous. That might be a dandy message if the only women in the world were college girls under the age of 28, but what about those women in their late 20s who are the mothers of young girls. Does that message resonate with them or their mothers? I don’t think so. Sandra Fluck is a flake and is not representative of the average American woman. But that was the symbol Barack allowed his campaign to seize as one of its standards.

Then there is Benghazi. When the story of this election is told, Obama’s failure of leadership on this matter will be one of the deciding factors. Rather than stay at the White House and at least pretend he was in charge, he rejected pleas to intervene and help protect the beseiged outpost and then ran off to Las Vegas to raise money. His actions late on 9-11 encapsulated everything wrong about Obama as a pretend Commander-in-Chief. He wrongly assumed that he could wave Bin Laden’s scalp and not have to do anything else to validate his competence on the National Security front.

On the eve of tomorrow’s election, the trends are clear. Obama has shrunk his support among Catholics and evangelicals. Obama has alienated many black supporters by his embrace of homosexual marriage. Obama has terrified many senior citizens by actually taking money from Medicare (and he failed to make this charge stick to Romney/Ryan). The middle class is not feeling better or more prosperous. They are paying more for gas and groceries and still having trouble finding a decent paying job and secure housing. And among the youth? Their unemployment numbers are in the twenties. They ain’t feeling the love and certainly are not inspired by the former Mr. Hope-and-Change.

Obama was dealt some lousy cards when he took office. But he was given lemons and decided not to make lemonade. Tomorrow, the failed experiment of a leftist radical masquerading as a moderate comes to an end. Thank God (or Allah or Buddah). I am just thankful. Governor Romney, will you seize the opportunity that history presents you?

  • doodoobrown

    suck on dat obama won nigga

  • SamR

    So…about this prediction…you know what, never mind. Good job! Good effort!

    • David T

      2001: Larry Johnson: “The Declining Terrorist Threat.”

      2012 Larry Johnson: “Why Romney Will Win”
      Why, oh why, do you people accept him as a font of wisdom?

  • arabella_trefoil

    Romney will win Ohio. The momentum from Catholic voters has been slowly building. Within the past ten days the numbers really started to ramp up exponentially. Catholics and Mormons have a lot of values in common. I’m a Catholic. Doesn’t mean I’m an expert on this topic, but I have family who are very active in the home schooling movment, charitable outreach, and family centered living. They are also heavily involved in scouting and other civic activities. Romney finally connected with these people. That’s why he’s in Ohio. Don’t anybody tell me that Catholics are sitting this election out.

    • HObama HObamanana

      I stopped by the polling place I had voted out 4 hours earlier and there are still lines. The wait is down to 15 minutes from 25 minutes but that is still phenomenal for this sleepy suburban village at this hour of the day. Yes, Ohio is rocking.

  • PatW

    Much has been said of Obama making Carter look good. If Obama has been that adept at resurrecting the image of Carter, then Obama truly makes Nixon worthy of Mt. Rushmore.

  • PatW

    Obama transcends all other presidents, there has not been a single predecessor who has set the bar so high that Obama could not easily surpass it. Everything he does far exceeds the singular accomplishments of his predecessors. I give you:

    The ETHICS of Harding
    The FRUGALITY of L. B. Johnson
    The INTEGRITY of Nixon
    The RESOLVE of Carter.

    That, my friends, is Obama.

    And may there be one more similarity between each of these men and Obama. None served two terms and the end came swiftly.

    • beachnan

      Delusional? I think you might want to get help for your cognitive processes. Obama has done nothing exceptional in his career, except perhaps campaign well. He has voted present his entire life, and that’s exactly what happened on September 11, 2012. He could have saved at least 2 of the Americans in Benghazi, but he cared more about his political career than those lost Americans. He did nothing, he voted present. America deserves a strong leader. America deserves better than Obama. Romney is a leader and will be a strong President.

      • MrLynn

        PatW probably didn’t think a ‘Sarc’ tag was necessary. Look at the list again. /Mr Lynn

      • PatW

        Perhaps if I added that Obama also shares the inclusiveness and unification brought about by Buchanan, then my intent might appear to be much clearer.

  • KataKimbe

    How about this Obama mural in a voting place. A Judge finally ordered them to cover it up.

    • seattlegonz

      They didn’t cover the logo though…just the face

  • KataKimbe

    I went on to comment on an article re. voting machines not working properly on The Raw Story on FB… I have been blocked from commenting. This is proof if anything that if you question the agenda of a liberal blog/news site… they censor you. They obviously only want opinions where people agree. I think those people are called sheep.

    • KataKimbe

      I am trying to attach my screen cap of it… why is it not working?

      • http://www.facebook.com/mary.cusack Mary Cusack

        is there system disqus? on a few sights it’s been quirky or not plan working

        • KataKimbe

          The screen cap won’t post… it shows RS story and my comment being denied. But another image allowed above in later post. Strange.

  • Sally Vaci

    Seal Team [November] 6: Special Ops poll watchers in Philly, Cleveland, Miami & Vegas!

    See:
    http://blogs.phillymag.com/the_philly_post/2012/11/01/seal-team-november-6-philadelphia-black-panthers/

    • jrterrier

      Unbelieveable that these brave men had to come to our rescue again.

    • binky354

      Hope some of them go to Detroit.

    • kinthenorthwest

      Sad when the military doesn’t trust their Commander in Chief isn’t it …
      Good for us though in case Obama tries to pulll any take over America Crap…would be kind of hard when over 1/2 the military is against him.
      http://youtu.be/o3kK5neqzHE

      • foxyladi14

        That is encouraging Kin.

  • MrLynn

    Here’s a surprise. Is Ehud Barak trying to turn American Jews back to Obambi? Why?

    “Israeli Defense Minister Undermines Right-Wing Narrative That Obama Is Anti-Israel”

    “Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak threw cold water on the right-wing media narrative that President Obama is anti-Israel, praising Obama for doing “more” for Israeli security than any other U.S. president.

    “In an interview with Wolf Blitzer that aired yesterday on CNN’s The Situation Room, Barak responded to a question about the state of the current U.S.-Israeli relationship by saying, “I should tell you honestly that this administration under President Obama is doing, in regard to our security, more than anything that I can remember in the past” . . .

    http://mediamatters.org/blog/2012/07/31/israeli-defense-minister-undermines-right-wing/189039

    /Mr Lynn

    • Retired_from_SPOnaj

      In the investment business, that’s known as hedging. Barak knows if Romney wins, the US will support Israel no matter what. But if Obama wins, he can point to that soundbite and say, “See, I supported you.”

    • binky354

      I saw that – he must be an ignorant POS if he believes what he said.

    • seattlegonz

      Or Obama promised something like he wouldn’t release gitmo terrorists to Iran; and he will quickly renege on this if elected.

    • http://twitter.com/jbjdjbjd jbjd
      • MrLynn

        Israeli leftists are apparently as little concerned with the survival of Israel as American leftists are with America. Ideology trumps rationality.

        /Mr Lynn

  • http://www.facebook.com/mary.cusack Mary Cusack

    waaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, theydon like me anymo WAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

  • jrterrier

    Oh, geez. CNN reports that 700 absentee ballots have been rejected in Broward County. Ordinarily that is DEM country but with the Israel issue & the economy, not sure how all those elderly Jewish people would vote this year. Remember 2000.

  • http://www.facebook.com/mary.cusack Mary Cusack

    I am not a christian, but my Goddess is Athena, the patron of Athens, the cradle of democracy. I prayed to her last night and this morning. she is also the goddess of protection and wisdom. Athena, hear my plea. work with the god of the christians just this once to protect us from our mistake 4 years ago

    • arabella_trefoil

      Would you please remind Athene of Obama’s abuse of styrofoam pillars? Pallas Athene did not suffer fools gladly. But as strong as Athene was, she preferred to use wisdom and justice to achieve her goals. (As opposed to her bratty, brutish brother Ares, who loved brute force and violence just for the heck of it.)

  • http://twitter.com/ChimpelleObongo Chimpelle Obongo

    Great article, Larry! I’m heading out with my family…all of us former lifelong Democrats…we will be voting for Mitt Romney.

    • mgm

      There are clearly a lot of us!

  • Sandy

    polls say on Nov 3 1980 too close to call race Carter,Reagan

    cdrkerchner.wordpress.com

    Nov 4 1980 Reagan WINS 489 electoral votes

    polls say on Nov 5 2012 too close to call race

    Nov 6 2012 Romney Wins

    Romney….93,432,902 /67% / 380 electoral
    Obama…..46,013,553 /33% / 158 electoral

    • foxyladi14

      I like it

  • jayhdavis

    Hello, hello- Mrs. Jayhdavis reporting from very blue, liberal Maryland! I have been flag-waving, and sign-holding all morning for Dan Bongino, Republican candidate for Senate- small, rural, conservative part of MD, but lines were very long, and the traffic was never-ending, all morning! Third time working this polling place and never seen anything like it! I had to take a break, come home, get something warm to eat, and drink- it was in the 30′s when I started early this morning…warm up, rest a bit, and back to it! My husband and I held hands together this morning, and we prayed for God to give influence over this election and help us get a new and honorable group in our white house- keep the good reports coming it! and, remember to pray!

    • http://www.facebook.com/margaret.maree Margaret Maree

      I, too, voted in a small rural MD location, and the place was chock-a-block with Bongino signs. He’s the kind of guy we need– thanks for your efforts!

  • jrterrier

    Look at this: Former Navy Seals & Special Forces personnel going to PA & OH to protect against voter intimidation. This shouldn’t be happening.

    New Black Panthers also in Ohio; Unconfirmed reports of former Navy SEALs heading to Ohio, Pa. to guard against voter intimidation http://twitchy.com/2012/11/06/new-black-panthers-also-in-ohio-reports-of-navy-seals-heading-to-ohio-pa-to-guard-against-voter-intimidation/?utm_source=autotweet&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=twitter

    • HObama HObamanana

      If this is true, then you are correct, it shouldn’t be happening.

      Number 1, the Black Panthers are on record as threatening to kill citizens because they are white. They have been recorded numerous times making such threats. Not to mention all the tweets.

      Number 2, SEALs are probably really not interested in a confrontation with the Panthers. But if what you report is accurate, I expect that the Panthers will back down. You don’t fuck with SEALs. You just don’t.

      • jrterrier

        When I say it shouldn’t be happening I mean that our govt should not be allowing any intimidation. I’m not blaming Seals & Special Forces veterans. This is what DOJ & the divisive Pres & Biden have wrought.

        • HObama HObamanana

          And I did not mean to imply, in any way, that this was the fault of the SEALs. We all know who is behind this voter intimidation project and it sure ain’t loyal Americans that care about country first.

      • mgm

        I don’t understand this. Why should unauthorized people of any color be patroling the voting entrances as I saw on TV this morning? The AA man I saw looked to be 6’6, dressed in black leather, and he towered over the little old ladies who were trying to hobble past him unnoticed. Why should Americans have to run a gauntlet simply to exercise their right to vote? It’s an obvious attempt to intimidate–otherwise why would they be there in a visibly white district? Racism cuts both ways!

        • Dissentispatriotic

          mgm, I was watching television in 2008 when I saw the NBP with billy sticks swinging them around in a very menacing and threatening matter at the door of a polling place. Why are they allowed to be there? It’s pure intimidation and yet, they weren’t made to leave. Eric Holder chose not to prosecute them but has screamed louder than anyone at new “voter supporession laws”. Give me an effin break.

        • binky354

          They’re doing that because Eric Holder encourages this behavior.

  • jrterrier

    “This is a remarkably imaginative theory — albeit one that reveals appalling economic illiteracy. Who else would have imagined that the housing bust and subprime-mortgage crisis were actually caused by cutting the top two tax rates in mid-2003?”

    Obamanomics Explained
    Lower tax rates caused the 2008 crisis, so higher tax rates will fix the fiscal cliff. http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/332613/obamanomics-explained-alan-reynolds

  • MG6

    Just voted! I voted for love of Country…..I waited for 1 1/2 hours. The crowd was cheerful and polite.

  • Sally Vaci

    “Notwithstanding claims of great political acumen, Obama proved to be politically deaf. Helen Keller deaf.”

    One more Larry Classic for the time capsule! I’ve often wondered what those extra-large orbs stuck to the side of O’s head are for…

  • jrterrier
    • http://twitter.com/jbjdjbjd jbjd

      From that link:

      “A Cincinnati.com front-page link to a chart with dummy
      data, created as a design template for election results, was
      inadvertently posted early Tuesday morning.”

      “It purported to show early voting totals in Ohio counties. However,
      no votes have been counted yet – by law counting doesn’t start until the
      polls close.”

      “Cincinnati.com regrets the error.”

  • HObama HObamanana

    I’m just back from voting for President Mitt Romney. The line at the polling location was wild. I had to wait 25 minutes to vote and the chatter in the line was how this is the first time anyone could remember ever having to stand in line to vote. People were even taking photos of the line it was so unbelievable. One guy, a few places back from me, said he had been coming to the same place for 30 years and had never waited in line like this to vote.

    I spoke to a Tea Party representative afterward and asked him if the place had been overwhelmed like it was then and he said that it had a slight lull about 20 minutes before I came but had otherwise been going at full force since opening. He said that every time he thought he could take a bathroom break more people would show up.

    Sure hope he has a large and strong bladder. I got a feeling he’s going to be busy for quite some time.

  • jrterrier

    Pitiful. The President had a chance to be a great leader, heal the country’s wounds & really bring the country forward. Instead, he created more hatred. I guess we can all be grateful that MLK rose to the occasion. Imagine the hell if MLK had acted like Pres Obama?

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/11/06/judge-issuing-order-to-reinstate-booted-philadelphia-election-officials/

    and this

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/11/black-panthers-in-back-at-their-posts-in-philadelphia-on-election-day/

  • jrterrier

    Romney must be ready to win big because MSNBC crazies Chris Mathews & Ed Schultz look very glum even at this early hour.

    • HObama HObamanana

      Must be this. Of course it’s probably racist of me bringing it up.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrR_IvLI17o

    • arabella_trefoil

      I hope Chris Mathews has a strong bladder. No, I hope he doesn’t. If he wets his pants on TV tonight, maybe his leg will stop tingling/

      • Penngirl

        I’m glad I have a strong bladder ’cause I almost p**sed my pants after reading your comment! (Keep ‘em coming, laughter feels so good right now.)

      • jrterrier

        maybe he’ll get an electrical shock

  • http://www.facebook.com/mary.cusack Mary Cusack

    Republican all the way down the ballot. for state rep there was only a democrap so I wrote in myself

    • http://twitter.com/jbjdjbjd jbjd

      I did that since 2008! And, I plan to do it again. (jbjdjr votes for President for the first time; think I will propose he write himself in!)

    • arabella_trefoil

      Go, Mary! I hope you win!

  • HObama HObamanana

    It’s below freezing and people are lined up outside waiting at some polling places in Cincinnati. At daybreak!

    • jrterrier

      Voters are out en masse everywhere. They showed Miami polling places early this morning and the lines snaked around the corner.

    • arabella_trefoil

      I think Romney has made great headway with the Catholic vote in Ohio. Very important group.

      • foxyladi14

        You have to give Obama credit.He has awakened a sleeping Giant.

  • arabella_trefoil

    I voted at 6:00 AM. It was still dark out. The sky was full of bright stars and free of clouds. We have not seen a clear sky in days. In the cold of the morning people were hurrying to the polls. There was a long line even before the polls opened. I was number two in my district. People were cheerful, but determined.
    I live in an area where there has been chaos for days, and the citizens here went out to fulfill their civic obligation. Everything went smoothly and everyone was calm and polite.
    Don’t worry. Today is a beautiful day.

    • HObama HObamanana

      Yes, a very beautiful day!

  • HObama HObamanana

    I believe that Romney has already won. Before a single vote was cast, he reminded us why America was created, what makes us exceptional and made us proud to be citizens again.

    I do not expect that Mitt Romney will solve every problem. But I do believe that he will set our country on the right path, restoring common-sense fiscal sanity so that the generations that follow us will have a nation at least as prosperous as the one we started with. And just maybe, if we are truly fortunate, we will regain some modicum of respect for those of differing opinions once again. And work together as American citizens because our nation needs us. And is worth the effort.

    • arabella_trefoil

      Could not have said it better myself.

    • http://www.facebook.com/mary.cusack Mary Cusack

      Obama slashed america’s throat, Romney will stave the beedling so we can get on our feet again. we need an emergency room surgeon right not. not a plastic surgeon who will make the scar pretty. that comes when we are finished rehab therapy.

      • http://www.facebook.com/mary.cusack Mary Cusack

        right NOW. (correction added to avoid mocking obot corrections)

        • binky354

          Not to worry, Mary, we can read typos!

      • HObama HObamanana

        Disqus is acting up because I cannot comment onsite. Am trying this from the Disqus page to see if that works.

        I missed this interview last night. The quality isn’t the greatest but what Mitt says is great.

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hJ-WCEMJKDo#!

        • jrterrier

          terrific

  • Dbb3

    I hope ol’ Ferd Berfle saves some of that good East Tennessee moonshine whiskey for you, Larry, the hooch he and “Rev.” Amy and all their ilk will be drowning in come Wednesday morning. Then again, reading this, maybe you’ve started you bender already.

    • http://noquarterusa.net Larry Johnson

      Celebratiing the defeat of the Hawaii Kid is the inspiration for the revelry.

      • Dbb3

        We’ll soon see.

  • getfitnow

    Breitbart is looking for Citizen input as to what YOU observe at the polls tomorrow…
    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/11/05/Calling-All-Citizen-Jounalists

  • getfitnow

    Last night in NH:

    ***************
    @granitewinger: “@DrewHampshire: Verizon Wireless Arena official tells
    me: 11,400 in attendance at Romney rally.” Plus maybe 4000 outside
    turned away?

    • jrterrier

      Sununu was in the front row. After the speech, when Romney was shaking hands, Sununu’s was one of the first hands he shook. It seemed like a very heartfelt handshake. I’m sure Romney is very greatful for Sununu’s support.

    • jrterrier

      Sununu was in the front row. After the speech, when Romney was shaking hands, Sununu’s was one of the first hands he shook. It seemed like a very heartfelt handshake. I’m sure Romney is very greatful for Sununu’s support.

  • http://twitter.com/PickledPeach PickledPeach

    If I remember correctly Ohio has a pretty high Catholic population. If they voted for O in 08 and sit it out this time (D’s early voting/absentees are way down) its the same as voting for Romney.

    • jrterrier

      Also lots of Polish-American Catholic voters in OH, MI, PA, NH & OH. Remember that Romney also went to Poland on his European trip & got the endorsement of Lech Walesa. (“American voters of Polish extraction, who happen to be concentrated in many of the Midwestern states that could be crucial to his campaign. As of the 2000 Census, the state with the largest proportion of Polish voters was Wisconsin, with a nearly 10 percent Polish-American population; Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire were also in the top 10, and Ohio had more than 400,000 Polish Americans. These white ethnic Catholic voters are the classic Reagan Democrats who have soured on Obama, and whom Romney is trying to capture.”) http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/07/why-is-mitt-romney-going-to-poland/260446/

      • arabella_trefoil

        Romney is getting them too.

  • getfitnow

    Compare and contrast:

    ********************

    http://www.breitbart.com/mediaserver/324298434A3B479BB2FA74A29593398B.png

    Love this. Barry’s final rally in Ohio with Springsteen and Jay-Z was as
    much a dud as the candidate. He started out the campaign with a half
    empty stadium at Ohio States, and ends his campaign the same way.

    *************************

    Manchester, New Hampshire

    Monday, November 5, 2012

    **************************

    Mitt Romney and his wife Ann are in Manchester, New Hampshire for
    their final rally of the day. The stop at the Verizon Wireless Arena
    wraps up the day of events for Romney which included campaigning in the
    battleground states of Florida, Virginia and Ohio.

    Romney has added to his schedule appearances on election day in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

    During a campaign stop on Saturday, Mitt Romney said “New Hampshire
    got me the Republican nomination, and New Hampshire is going to get me
    the White House.” Romney won the New Hampshire Republican primary in
    January with 39.3% of the votes.
    *********************
    Do the words “show horse” and “work horse” come to mind?

    • http://twitter.com/PickledPeach PickledPeach

      I saw a story that O was planning on playing basketball in Chicago on election day. While Clinton reps him in PA and Romney is in PA. Yep just about right for this guy.

      • mgm

        Yes, sort of sums up his whole approach, doesn’t it. God forbid that he might go to lend support to the victims of Sandy who are still suffering. But basketball clearly trumps governing. I hope he is soon given all the time in the world to play.

  • getfitnow
    • jrterrier

      5 – 5. Tied.

  • shelldoll2

    What I find interesting is the Obots idea that hanging out with the rich and famous is more important than healing the country or fixing the economy. It’s as if they think we’re living in a non-stop movie, play, or music concert.

    These same Obots will screech that the rich are too greedy while Obama hangs out with people who have more money than they can spend in a lifetime (or several lifetimes). Somehow that doesn’t bother them at all.

    Romney has a history of hanging out with and helping people without riches or fame. However, that somehow makes him an evil rich guy.

    I guess they’ve forgotten all about MLK Jr. You know character over color of skin?

    Sad really.

    • binky354

      I’ve been wondering where you were. I always enjoy reading your thoughtful comments.

  • KataKimbe

    Oh Larry… how I wish and hope you are right.

  • getfitnow

    ‘Revenge; get in their faces; bring a gun to a knife fight; to the DEMs–’you got me.’ to the GOP–’I won; you can come along for the ride but you’ll have to sit in the back’–about the GOP–’they’ll tell you, he has a funny name, and by the way, he doesn’t look like the other guys on the $.’ and, “YOU DIDN’T BUILD THAT!.”

    I am sick to death of this fraud.

    I certainly was ready for W to go–the unnecessary wars and spending like a democrat. I voted for him the first time. I couldn’t and can’t stand Gore. but I voted for Kerry ’04. However, I never felt at anytime that W didn’t love his country. Carter too, for that matter.

    Neither one of them divided the country the way this poser has–pitting citizen against citizen and non citizens–women, gays, class, race and religion– with straw men arguments; and giving license to bad behavior–OWS and violent events erupting around the Trayvon tragedy.

    I’m ready for him and his crew to be gone. I just hope that the lives lost in Libya will not be forgotten and Congress exposes the failures and coverup. And I hope this guy is exposed for the fraud that he is.

    This is the first time in a long time that I’ve actually voted FOR someone, and it sure felt good.

    This nation needs to be righted and jump started, and President Romney and Vice President Ryan are at the right place at the right time. I actually think, this will be a “historic” presidency.

    Let’s roll!

  • http://twitter.com/beyondpartisan beyond partisan

    BTW…we’ve all been very critical of Peggy Noonan but she wrote a beautiful post about Romney and why she thinks he will win. It’s actually inspiring at the end. Check it out:

    http://blogs.wsj.com/peggynoonan/2012/11/05/monday-morning/

    • Roninstia

      “Nobody knows anything.” hahahaha!

  • buzzlatte3

    “…arrogant, self absorbed twit…” Probably the most honest and truthful description of Obama I’ve ever read. Thanks LJ! 10 thumbs up!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/S7ARRQCHCYAQJ3JCUBBA4T27DU Real

    This is excellent! Your points are so well presented. Will distribute far and wide!

  • TexMexSoup

    I am not convinced till I see it. I pray God …….I dearly pray. Scared and a little freaked about this election.

    • KataKimbe

      I am with you.

    • arabella_trefoil

      Fret not. Read Psalm 37
      (From memory, may be slightly off. I like the King James version the best. I like the part about the wicked who “gnasheth upon the just with his teeth.”)

      Fret not thyself because of evildoers , neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. For they
      shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither
      as the green herb.
      Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his evil way, because of the man who bringeth
      wicked devices to pass . Cease from anger, and forsakewrath: fret not thyself in any wise to
      do evil .
      For evildoers shall be cut off. Wait for yet a little while,
      and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt
      diligently consider his place,and it shall not be.
      The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth. The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming .

  • http://twitter.com/beyondpartisan beyond partisan

    “Obama was dealt some lousy cards when he took office. But he was given lemons and decided not to make lemonade.” Great line…I may use this again with some Obots who constantly whine that everything was “Bush’s fault.”

    • DianaLC

      I wonder why he didn’t think ahead about that “blame Bush” speech line. If he wins, not only will I have to be overwhelmed by grief, he will have to decide who else to blame since blaming that “other” Obama just will not work.

      • jrterrier

        Romney: “If I’m elected president, the economy will still be stalled when I take office but I will not waste any time complaining about my predecessor.”

    • arabella_trefoil

      Yeah, Obama was given lemons and he made citric acid.

      • HObama HObamanana

        He definitely made acid.

  • felizarte

    Larry, thank you for this post. My thoughts exactly except you put them in words beautifully. You are one of the new real non-racist as shown by your ability to criticize Obama just like you would any president or person in power.

  • jrterrier
    • DianaLC

      Makes my heart soar every time.

  • Popsmoke

    While I voted for this empty suit over the currrent empty suit. I consider our bet still on… Romney has to beat this guy by more than 8%….

    • jrterrier

      What was the bet?

  • Freedom Fighter

    I love Jay Z’s performance: I got 99 problems but a Mitt ain’t one… ahhhh reminded me of the good old days of 2008.

    • Marie Berberg

      Are you being facetious? Or, are you being serious? You can’t actually be serious, right FF? Because having Jay Z remind everyone that BHO basically called HRC a bitch in 2008 in Iowa by playing this no-talent rapper’s misogynistic song is the opposite of smart.

      • DianaLC

        Freedom Fighter would like to put all of the NQ regulars “back in chains.” That’s how much FF likes American freedom.

    • http://noquarterusa.net Larry Johnson

      I don’t think folks picked up on your play for Irony.

      • Freedom Fighter

        It’s not cluelessness when you win. Last I checked, the Clinton Machine lost in 2008. Journalists’ overwhelming consensus is that President has already won re-election.

        • http://twitter.com/beyondpartisan beyond partisan

          Last I checked, the election was not decided by Journalistic Decree. It is decided by the actual *voters*.

        • mgm

          Are you still watching MSNBC? STOP IT!

  • BronwynsHarbor

    “Helen Keller deaf.” You cracked me up, Larry. A hairdresser used to tell me jokes about her. We’d laugh. Awful really…. funny at the time.

    • HARP2

      Union joke:

      A dedicated Teamsters union worker was attending a convention in Las Vegas and
      decided to check out the local brothels.
      When he
      got to the first one, he asked the Madam, “Is this a union
      house?”

      “No,’”she replied, “I’m sorry it isn’t.”

      “Well,
      if I pay you $100, what cut do the girls get?”

      “The house gets $80 and
      the girls get $20,’”she answered.

      Offended at such unfair dealings, the union man stomped off down the street in
      search of a more equitable, hopefully unionized shop. His search continued until
      finally he reached a brothel where the Madam responded, “Why yes sir, this is a
      union house. We observe all union rules.”

      The man asked, “And, if I pay you $100, what cut do the girls
      get?”
      “The
      girls get $80 and the house gets $20.”

      “That’s more like it!” the union
      man said.

      He handed the Madam $100, looked around the room, and pointed
      to a stunningly attractive green-eyed blonde.

      “I’d like her,” he said.

      “I’m
      sure you would, sir,” said the Madam, as she gestured to a 92-year old woman in
      the corner, “but Ethel here has 67 years seniority and according to union rules,
      she’s next.’”

      NOW YOU Know what’s wrong with Unions.

      • MissMalevolent

        Has wealth increased for the lower classes? If your answer is no…why the hell do you think it would in the next four years? You Obots are like the Bushies of 2004…you don’t want to admit you voted for an incompetent…because it’s hard for a person to admit their mistakes. But your pride is not what is at stake here…the death of entitlement culture needs to happen. We can’t afford it. Time for you and people like you to pull up your big boy and girl britches and start contributing to the success of this country, instead of incessantly bitching about what’s fair and unfair. GROW THE FUCK UP!

        • HARP2

          I think you need to re-read a few things.

        • nickoury

          Please reread Harp’s post or rephrase/edit your post to clarify.

          • MissMalevolent

            The other post got deleted that I was responding to…some Obot got on here, talking about how great Obama was.

            • HARP2

              No harm done.

        • KenoshaMarge

          Are you seriously calling Harp an obot? You better reread Harp’s comment and apologize.

          Oops, saw your explanation further down. My bad.

      • seattlegonz

        Not to mention that of the 80 dollars the employee receives, 60 is paid to union bosses leaving the employer and employee both with 20, and the union with 60. That’s really the problem with unions.

    • HObama HObamanana

      Helen Keller was certainly deaf but she had enough intellectual curiosity to care about what hearing people said. Obama isn’t curious at all what anyone that doesn’t worship the very toilet seat he shits upon thinks. He has nothing but contempt for people that have the ability (or as he sees it, the nerve) to think for themselves.

  • nickoury

    What a stupid, worthless, waste of time LOSER!

    Revenge, getting even.

    When does this country’s priority business get considered?
    After the morons compensate Big Bird?

    24 hours from now the chaos begins.

    Challenged results, thousands of votes found in car trunks not yet counted, absentee voters who also voted in person, disbelief that zero could even lose, recount demands no matter the margin width.

    That’s when the fun starts.

    • BronwynsHarbor

      “High Anxiety.” Funny movie. Not so much in “real life.”

      Larry has good instincts. Charles Krauthammer too. I was stunned he came out and said Romney would win, on Sunday / Fox News / Hannity, I think. AND I missed him on Bill O’Reilly tonight. Oh wait … I DVR’d that. I’ll listen now as i type here. My DVR. The one luxury they can’t take away from me, especially since the cable co. screwed up my bill and i don’t owe them a dime until sometime next year.

    • arabella_trefoil

      Haha! Romney will win by a landslide. If cry baby Obama starts screaming “Unfair!” Romney is ready. He has troups of lawyers ready to be deployed at a moment’s notice. He knows Alinksy’s playbook.

      Romney has a team of qualified barbers in place ready to shave off Axelrod’s mustache.
      Fun? You betcha.

  • HARP2

    Obama Ends Campaign in Half-Empty Arena

    President Obama’s big rally tonight turned out to be just like his first, opening salvo of the 2012 campaign: a half-empty arena in Ohio. According toRealClearPolitics’
    Scott Conroy, there were “empty seats scattered around the upper-level
    of Nationwide Arena … Four years ago, after all, Obama was easily
    filling venues larger than that …” The event even featured Bruce
    Springsteen and Jay-Z, and Obama still couldn’t fill it out.

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/11/05/Obama-closes-to-half-empty-stadium-in-Ohio

    • olivia1998

      that is amazing. Somehow fitting for this President to end with a half filled stadium. Kinda like he left America. I’m looking forward to seeing Mitt, Anne, Jenna and Ryan celebrating tomorrow night. When you think of the name calling, slurs and lies that were thrown at these 2 couples and they never looked back, never wavered from the message. So strong, so focused on the job that they needed to complete. I know they’ll Govern the same way. Bless them.

    • Freedom Fighter

      Jay Z: I got 99 problems but a Mitt ain’t one! Hahaha. President Obama has real celebrities like Jay Z and The Boss. Romney? He had to really scrape the bottom with that floozy Stacey Dash.

      • VA pragmatist

        Stacy Dash is a honest person and worth 10 of you because she is not a racist!

      • nickoury

        Do you mean that worthless, neve-had-it, hasbeen, stinksteen? Fitting, another total LOSER.

        Yeah, I saw the “loss” in 1974, front row at the Main Point, Bryn Mawr, PA, no drugs, fell sound asleep during his supposed “guitar playing”.

        Yeah, a worthless hack, WAY overrated, LOSER.
        That stinksteen?

        • KataKimbe

          Actually, Bruce Springsteen is one phenomenal singer, song writer and entertainer. His concerts are energetic and full of life. Still do not agree with his politics.

          • KenoshaMarge

            Always thought Springsteen was vastly overrated. But to each their own.
            What I don’t “like” is some guitar playing prick, from either side, telling me how to vote.

        • HObama HObamanana

          I’ve seen Springsteen jam a bit with other guitar players and he wasn’t bad. Certainly not an exceptional player but above average. I remember years ago seeing the Stills Young Band and being very surprised at how good of a guitar player Neil Young can be.

          Probably the best guitar players that I’ve seen live: Frank Marino (Mahogany Rush) and Steve Howe (Yes). Or maybe, just my favorites.

          • buzzlatte3

            Steve Lukather – the very best of the best in the guitar world. JMHO – Saw him twice this year. Springsteen? Meh.

          • TeakWoodKite

            Robert Fripp, Frank Zappa…. ::)

            • HObama HObamanana

              Agreed. Especially FZ.

      • jemblue

        Obama can have all the “real celebrity” pals he wants. Romney has real people on his side.

      • mgm

        Yes, the “real celebrities” are so vital to solving our country’s problems. And you may have just put your finger on why Obama is so inadequate at dealing with them. Because he’d much rather hang around Bruce Springsteen’s neck than hang out with the suffering people on Staten Island. Much rather boogie off to Las Vegas than face the catastrophe that was Benghazi. He doesn’t really want to be President if it means rolling up his sleeves and solving problems. He wants the title of President and its perks, but exercising leadership
        is just too damn hard work. I understand he’s playing basketball tonight in Chicago. Which is absolutely fitting!

      • jrterrier

        I guess the Obama campaign wants to remind all PUMAS how he flicked the dirt off his shoulder when referring to HIllary in Iowa & how they played that same song keeping the original vulgar reference.

        • artist

          I was going to post the same thing, I’ll never forget how cool Bath House Barry thought he was doing that, when all he looked like was punka$$. It’s pitiful that 4 years later he’s still using the same old same old against his current opponent. How unimaginative, how dull……. pitiful.

        • http://twitter.com/ChimpelleObongo Chimpelle Obongo

          I was one of those PUMAS and I hated it when he allowed that disgusting song to be played in regards to Hillary. Hussein is nothing but a bastard gutter trash. He will never be anything more.

      • MissMalevolent

        Who cares about celebrities…and what they think on either side of the aisle I mean, you’re talking about people that screw around, do drugs, drunk drive, and basically show the intelligence and maturity of a 13 year old from a broken family. How pathetic are you that you use a celebrity as your barometer of what is worthwhile and what isn’t? Don’t you have a brain of your own..? Don’t you think for yourself without having some celebutard tell you how to vote, what to wear, how to think? You should be ashamed.

        • KataKimbe

          Let’s not forget that JayZ was a drug dealer…

      • TexMexSoup

        Wow what a disgusting misogynistic jerk you are. Way to go on getting your point across, stupes.

      • http://twitter.com/PickledPeach PickledPeach

        If Obama had surrounded hiimself with people who had success in the business world, with smart advisors instead of toadies and celebrities he might have succeeded as President instead of such a huge failure. His job was to lead the country not lead the applause at a JayZ concert.

        • jrterrier

          Successful people didn’t last. Bill Daley — both a good politician and successful businessman — lasted only a couple of months. I wonder if throwing Daley out so unceremoniously is going to keep some of the dead Chicago voters at home this election?

      • HObama HObamanana

        Normally I would tell a deranged Obot such as yourself to go fuck yourself. But I won’t. Because I get to vote today. It’s something I enjoy. Something I can do because I am an American citizen. And having a say in who leads this country is an American value. Something I cherish.

        So idiot assholes, such as yourself, can prattle on about this or that. I really couldn’t care less. If anything it’s probably a good thing because it exposes what types of immoral characters are supporting this Pretender in Chief. That makes it clear to even hard headed Americans that we truly need a change. Not just something we can hope for, something we can make happen. And will!

        • KenoshaMarge

          They, just like their obamamessiah condemn themselves out of their own mouths.

      • DianaLC

        In my household as my kids were growing up there was more Kid Rock playing than the two you mentioned. Bruce S is so yesterday and Jay Z is a jerk.

        I wish you’d let yourself make Clint’s day.

      • jrterrier

        Bruce should be in NJ helping his state. He’s got enough money to run a few generators or donate several thousand gallons of gasoline for the folks back home.

        • HObama HObamanana

          That is the perfect reply to what is happening. You nailed it. Springsteen cares so much about NJ that he writes songs about it but when the state really needs him just where the hell is he?

          • Freedom Fighter

            The Boss is doing more good by campaigning with the President. Sure, he could be in NJ right now, but if the President isn’t re-elected, more people would die from Obamacare’s repeal as reported by MSNBC.

            • mgm

              MSNBC is your information source? No wonder you seem so ill-informed. Try reading and watching a variety of media, not just the one you happen to agree with.

        • Cold&Tired In PA

          Springsteen is a sell out and a 1%er! He lives in a palace and his daughter rides horses in England. Does anyone remember he cheated on his first wife with his current wife? He is a total fraud! I used to think he was cool – when I was in HS – now.. not so much. Saw him in concert in Philly and he sucked! All he did was ramble on and on about his political views. Glad the tickets were free.

      • DDDDSSSS

        CNN had two stories this AM: “Romney’s still going, adds last minute stops” and “Campaign over, Obama hangs out in Chicago”. To me, those headlines emphasized the differences between the two men. Romney is still working for the country while Obama is lounging around waiting to be handed the position again.

      • KataKimbe

        You are a misogynist and that comment is old by now. I guess you prefer former Drug Dealers… says something about you.

    • mgm

      Is this lackluster attendance for Obama why Romney is going back to Ohio tomorrow? (He’ll go without Bruce Springsteen one hopes!)