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991 Votes in Ohio at this moment

Mitt Romney’s concession speech was excellent. I pray that he and Ann sleep. “Give their all?” Oh they did. He and Paul Ryan, and their families. Did you notice, ALL of you, that Mitt made sure to thank every single one in the audience as well as his big family? He is a class act. Sadly, he’ll be 70 in 2016, and I haven’t got a clue … wait. Paul Ryan? HE could run. THIS time, having learned what they needed to do this time, they’ll make a good run for it.

Earlier: Karl Rove, a great number cruncher, says that only 991 votes separate President Obama and Mitt Romney in Ohio. We will hang on and hope after all …

I had switched to a local NBC affiliate to listen to local results, which concern me a lot. NBC has declared the race over. Then thankfully, I switched back to Fox. It doesn’t look great because of Florida, but we can hope.

This is part of a post I wrote last night and thought I’d get to it today. I have another portion of a post that is very important: It outlines the great challenges that a President Romney would face.

So, let’s keep our hopes up. Please laugh (and sneer) while you scan this:

Famous liberal-minded comedian Bill Maher threatened anyone “thinking” (what a concept) of voting for Mitt Romney: “Blacks know who you are and they will come after you and get you.”

Thanks, Greg Gutfeld, for showing that video today. Are you ever a breath of fresh air in the world of comedy. “The first Mormon president will never make Eva Longoria swoon.” And then Greg added, “We don’t need another hero. We just want someone who gets the job done.”

OOPS! Half-empty? [Update: Oh well. It had all been decided by then anyway.] Not even Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z too … oh what did Greg Gutfeld call Springfield and John Cougar Mellenkamp types on Monday? “Aging Pirates.” And he added, “Never trust anyone over 50 who wears an earring.” That sums it up, doesn’t it.

Jay-Z’s a real winner, singing a racist song, subbing “Obama” instead of n—-rs. I’d never type that word if you forced me to. It is a repellant, racist term, but it is astonishing that he and his ilk (“artists”?) smear it all over their hate-filled songs, instead of bringing fresh fruit and vegetables to poor African-Americans who, oh my god, do they ever need a break these days.

Has Obama ever once mentioned THESE numbers to you Obama lovers, the few of you left? How about, in ONE single month (September to October), the unemployment rate rose from 13.4 to 14.3 percent. And young African-Americans? Remember, this is just one month. “40.5 percent, rising from 36.7 percent.”

By the way, I noticed a little problem in a YouTube video that bugged me, so I knocked on the Twitter doors of Karl Rove, Ann Coulter, a bunch of people at Fox News, Greg Gutfeld, Laura Ingraham (I even went to her site and e-mailed her). I’m determined that way. Someone got the message because the issue was fixed. That’s conservatives for you. Like Mitt Romney, they hear about a problem and get it fixed. Was it Karl? We haven’t always liked him much at No Quarter, but I confess I enjoy listening to him on Fox. He is smart, concise, makes his points, and gets off the air. … show after show! PLUS! GET THIS! He has volunteered his time for THREE YEARS to American Crossroads. New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, Karl said, slammed him in a column for making money off Crossroads.

Thing is, Karl noted, “Paul Krugman never bothered to pick up the phone and ask me.” Liberals. Making false assumptions. I used to like Krugman because he SAW THROUGH Obama’s health care plans, and he declared Hillary’s health care proposal far better. But little by little … well, I never read his columns anymore. And to think he is the recipient of a Nobel prize in economics. Economics is all about FACTS, not assumptions.

Maybe Karl Rove should have gotten that prize. I know, that’s silly. But it makes more sense than his receiving it.

On the homefront: I keep telling myself to relax more. Thing is, I can’t get Mitt off my mind. I’ll relax on Thursday. [Will I? I am a bit dubious.] Just please, media, stop using those two words, “provisional ballots.” Oh well. I’ve been through that before. Remember Al Gore? Who may or may not have done something to a woman somewhere? Anyway, that’s all worked out. Tipper is in New York City, looking great and may be dating, I think I read. SMART! (Not politically, but getting away from that blowhard.)

Forgive me, but I was terribly worried about George W. Bush.

I’d noticed an article in 1998 — when I used to read real newspapers, which I still prefer, although they’re awfully skinny these days (like Barack, who looks god awful). I read that George Bush had gathered up a bunch of big money people, or they’d gathered him up is more like it. Nice family. And George actually did have a tough childhood, trying to make his mom laugh when she was grieving the death of her beloved little girl.

George probably didn’t have any fun at all for quite a while. But he’s had a whole lot of fun for a good long time. And he did have to grow up sometime anyway, right? I’m glad he stopped drinking. Did you know that liberals MADE FUN of him for being an alcoholic? Gee, I thought liberals were supposed to be KIND and WARM and CARING. Even when I opposed his presidency, I was appalled at their remarks.

They said the cruelest things about his drinking problem, and everything else about him. Well, I did too, but about his lack of leadership in office. FEMA, for instance. The response to Sandy was not all Obama’s fault. The Republicans controlled Congress for a good while, and had George Sr. and Jr. So …

We have had a HUGE lesson for TWELVE years. We need an actual grown-up who had a wonderful childhood with two loving parents, but who suffered through a near-fatal car accident. That had to have had an effect on a young man with big dreams. I bet he never forgot how KIND people were to him. Rich or poor, liberal or not … I hope the French helped him, and they probably did. I failed to get his books on his life. Someday. ESPECIALLY when he writes his memoirs of those eight years.

Mitt’s books will be truthful too. Not works of fiction posing as autobiographies. I wonder how many liberals ever read the superb, in-depth investigative work done by very hard-working Chicago newspaper reporters. They combed through everything in Barack Obama’s books and they discovered a lot of gaps, made-up stuff, some outright lies. Pretty courageous in a city known for its brutal politics. Can you imagine the flack they’ve taken?

……..

That’s as far as I got … unfinished prose. An unfinished presidential contest. Now I must tend to some real-life issues. Those are such a struggle too. But I am a determined son-of-a-gun. Somehow, I pray, it will all work out. I need a lot of medical hope help, and that is starting to happen. Wish me luck. (“Hope” was a typo, but it is fitting too.)

Oh. One more thing. Larry has done so much for this blog, for all of us and a whole lot for me. Someday, I hope I can tell you all about what he did. I don’t know how he juggles it all — a lovely family, a wonderful extended family — across the nation, I’ve learned recently.

Please pop into Larry’s posts, and thank him for all he does. He is a remarkable human being. Actually, I think you already have. You regularly praise him, and — gosh — you’ve been showing up here more and more, through thick (Bob Beckel) and thin (Obama). He notices those numbers. It’s exciting to see.

I’ve got a lot of balls in the air. So do we all. Let’s help each other, and we’ll get through this somehow … the decline and fall of the American Empire too, I fear.

P.S. I am sorry if Disqus has caused you any hassles with logging in to make comments. I’m on it again. I wasn’t going to post about it, but I should. If they expect to become big shots in the discussion business, they need to communicate better, and to get the job done. All I would really like are those little buttons across the tops of your comments, so you can add HTML code easily. Instead, they embarked on an advertising venture that doesn’t seem nearly as important to building their business. Of course, it will probably make THEM a lot of money, cumulatively (site by site, blog by blog), for as long as they’re around.

Charles Krauthammer! He will write us prescriptions himself. He’s a neat guy. Cranky, but what brains that man has. He has picked himself and made a huge success of his life in spite of a tragic accident. What an example to us all. (If you don’t know what happened to Charles, look it up at Wikipedia, or one of us will tell you here.)

  • http://twitter.com/ChocChipsMusic The Chocolate Chips

    Republicans will never win the white house again until they stop it with the crazy right wing nonsense and realize that this country is moving on without them. Either catch- up or get left behind.

    • myshiba

      and next time don’t nominate a liar please!

  • Woody

    Heard a brief snippet on FOX early this a.m. about Ohio voting machine software being swapped out shortly before voting commenced. Necessary because …? (FOX didn’t supply an answer; at least I didn’t hear one.) Anyone find it strange that with voter lines longer than anyone can recall, something in the neighborhood of 16 million fewer people voted. Fewer people, shorter lines, right? Or how Romney’s numbers in every state closely mirror McCain’s in 2008. Was the reason for the early voting push due to it being easier to “convert” votes because nobody’s watchin’ or countin’? And why wasn’t Benghazi an issue? If you believe ratings, Americans have plenty of time to tune in to quality programming like the various incarnations of “The Vapid Housewifes of Someplace Silly,” but are too shallow, and self-absorbed to educate themselves on issues that truly matter, i.e., lies, coverups and the murder of four American citizens. America: Doomed by complacency.

    • mgm

      Within the next four years the country needs to put in place some uniform voting regulations. The utter nonsense of waiting days for Florida votes to be counted should end right now. Early voting, the number of days and hours, should apply to all states or none. As in most countries, voter ID should be required and same day registration and voting should be abolished completely. The bitterness of losing would be easier to absorb if we had the sense that everyone was playing by the same rules.

      • Woody

        mgm, from your keyboard to God’s ear. Alas,your suggestion makes far too much sense for it to ever happen.

    • HObama HObamanana

      Here is probably more than you want to know about the Fox story about the voting machines.

  • jrterrier

    In press release, Tea Party Patriots, say GOP picked a “weak, Beltway elite candidate who failed to campaign forcefully” because their support of Akin & Murdoch in states won by the “weak moderate” really worked out well.

  • getfitnow

    This hurts. I was so looking forward to a president I could be proud of.

    I’m glad Thanksgiving is coming up. I need to remember my blessings. Badly.

    • myshiba

      proud of a liar?

  • Freedom Fighter

    You are in denial Bronwyn. Now that we’ve figured out how to get 100% turnout of registered voters through early voting, we’ll be in power forever. Mitt’s 47% comment is a little off, we are now the 51% and there isn’t a single thing you can do to stop us. Racial demographic trends will only worsen for you guys. It’s useless, I am sure you’ll see the error of your ways sooner or later, and you can rejoin the Democratic party, we are big enough to accept ex-members.

  • TexMexSoup

    All these seemingly cheerful mindless obots will soon learn the grave error they made. I can sleep with a good conscious knowing that I didn’t vote for the beast. You deserve what you have coming to you.

    • http://twitter.com/ChocChipsMusic The Chocolate Chips

      you guys have been saying that for years. we still love our President. you know why? we live in reality and not the crazed right wing bubble. step into reality, it’s actually not all that bad.

      here in reality we all knew that Obama was going to win about 332 electoral votes before the election … because we know how to add and other magical things involving use of the brain.

  • arturo_ui

    I don’t know why everyone thinks you guys aren’t good at anything. As you’ve proven for the second time in a row, you’re brilliant at losing.

  • jrterrier

    I hope you will forgive me if I go to sleep before the President gives his speech.

  • http://twitter.com/geffbeck jbeck

    You guys lost three times in a row. 1st was when Barry beat you in the 2008 primaries, then in the 2008 election and now in the 2012 election! Karl Rove and data and numbers/ What a joke! The guy is simply a pimp for hucksters and has been getting pwnd since 2006!
    You guys lined up every billionaire huckster and spent 5X over the incumbent, packed the state houses, courts etc., and still lost! This is a magnificent victory! Even better than 2008!

    • jrterrier

      if we are such losers, why do you feel the need to come here. guess that must make you an even bigger loser, no?

      • http://twitter.com/geffbeck jbeck

        I’m here simply to gloat and endlessly “I told you so” I’ve been telling you this for five years now. Quit this racist Dixiecrat obsession. Grow up.

        • jrterrier

          as i told another one of your fellow travelers, you have no idea who i am, what i’ve done or where i’ve come from. don’t you dare accuse me of being a racist or ask me to grow up.

          clearly, you are projecting.

        • jrterrier

          The only racists in this game are the DEM voters who are OK with a VP who talks about the Pres as being “the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy” and remarks that “you cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent.”
          More than 90% of AAs voted for Obama. But as Maxine Waters noted, if the President were not black the Congressional Black caucus would be marching on the white house. The Obama economy has demolished the black middle class; AA unemployment is around 14% and AA youth unemployment is around 50%.
          What happened to liberals’ abhorence to using drones, including against American citizens so long as the Pres thinks it’s ok?

    • beachnan

      America are the losers. You must like this economy. It is so important for you to “win” and yet the American citizen loses with a lousy economy. FU

  • EllenD818

    I haven’t been here for awhile because the vision everyone here had wasn’t what I was seeing from my vantage point west in California. I grew weary of all the robocalls, useless mail and even more waste of money on the TV ads. Citizens United run amok.
    It’s time to move forward and put all this behind us.

    • jrterrier

      Without Citizens United, we would have been mauled by the money pouring into the DEM coffers.

    • beachnan

      Ellen, I will try to move on, but I am not looking forward to the future. Higher gas prices, higher food prices, Californian’s just voted for higher taxes, can’t wait until Obamacare comes fully to fruition. What exactly has improved? My house is worth 1/3 of what it used to be worth, my business has been reduced by 1/2. What exactly has Obama done for my well being? He’s put more on food stamps and encouraged kids to greater debt with student loans. Businesses all around me are hurting and yet they hire this guy again? I don’t understand America anymore and I don’t understand stupid people who think there vaginas need more protection than the future of their children. Until we get an unbiased main stream media, they will remain as stupid as they are, because they refuse to lift the pretty wrapping to see the ugly that is below.

      • EllenD818

        Well, Beachnan, I agree with you about it going to be tough but I think no President would make a difference in gas prices and food prices. Didn’t happen under Bush.

        My house is S L O W L Y climbing upward. My business is slumped right now because the end product is mostly bought by the middle class and we know how that market is at the moment.

        Absolutely right that the student loan debt is unconscionable. I’m sure you all will be shocked that I voted to raise taxes on those making more than $250,000. (Sure isn’t me or any small business owner I know) so the money can go to the schools to keep this debt down. The money has to come from somewhere.

        I am very protective of my vagina – especially when it is attacked by stupid old men.
        KEEP THE HELL OUT OF MY BEDROOM AND MY PERSONAL LIFE, POLITICIANS!
        Just do your job and bring back Glass-Steagall.

        As usual, I agree with you about the press. Dumb as posts.
        All the punditry is from the East.
        Certainly from the west coast vantage it was frustrating to be completely ignored by television all evening even though California’s 55 votes was the elephant in the room.
        Then everyone was shocked after the west coast came online that it was over so quickly. Duh.

  • wylrae

    I wonder if we will hear Obama in a couple of years blaming the problems we are then having on his predessor who left him with such a mess on Jan. 20, 2013?
    Probably will not be around for the next election but even if I should happen to be, I don’t think I will watch my time voting; certainly not getting involved in following candidates and commenting. After all, obviously only the voters in the swing states are of any importance and I am not about to move to one of those states.
    Within a few years (rapidly approaching 75) Obamacare’s death panel will be prohibiting me from having certain medical procedures performed. Guess I will spend the remainder of my time reading about the early history of our country and how we achieved greatness and were looked upon as the last great hope for freedom. Probably will not go much past about the 1960s as I see that as the beginning of the decline in the independent spirit in our country with people becoming more and more reliant upon government to make decisions for them and determine what is best for them.
    Really have to question the intelligence of majority of people in this country when they have experienced four (well actually more like six) years of economic downturn and increasingly rising national debt but instead of using common sense and realizing that the person steering the vehicle has us on the wrong road and doesn’t know to get us back on the right road, they decide to let that person keep steering.
    Oh well, I got to live through part of the greatness of our country — respected by most countries, looked upon as a country where each individual was given an opportunity to make the most of his/her dreams, viewed as athe economic engine of the world, and seen as a bastion of freedom. Am truly sorry that my granddaughter and following generations will not experience living through such a period.
    Thank you NQ. Respected the opinions of most of you and have learned a great deal. Felt welcome posting here and felt that for the most part we were on the same page; i.e., mainly limit government’s involvment in our lives. Coming to NQ has become sort of an addiction so doubt that I can go stone cold so will probably stop in and read occasionally but hope I can refrain from posting and gradually ween myself away from being politically involved.
    Thanks again.

    • jrterrier

      Don’t despair. We will survive and become better. The crudeness of this President and the Chicago gang will not prevail.

      • binky354

        Wish I could share your optimism; they weren’t stopped in the first 4 and I don’t expect Congress to do any better in the next 4.

    • BronwynsHarbor

      Don’t go. We need you. And now that I have read this comment about you, I would love to chat with you more about health care, in particular. I too am very worried about that. But, you know what, a few years ago, I needed a major surgery, but had some stumbling blocks … and I was too embarrassed to ask people to help. One man posted abuot me at Daily Kos, and the money poured in and I was even able to get new glasses. I had to spend several days just sending thank yous to almost all of them … a few names, sadly, got lost in the harried days before my surgery. Yeah, a bunch of lousy liberals — who I mocked here tonight. I guess I should eat my words. I’ll zap my comment. It wasn’t fair or kind. I need to set a better example.

      Recently, I’ve reached out for help too. And I’ve learned, quickly, who helps and who doesn’t.

      Who’s too “stuck-up,” as we called them in my high school days, to even thank me for favors for promoting a business they have.

      But many, many other people have been wonderful again. And I have good insurance, for now, but it costs so much … well, YOU know all about that. I’ll try to write you an e-mail.

      • EllenD818

        What a great story Bronwyn. We are all still together as much as BOTH parties have tried to divide us if we remember to keep our humanity and ignore them.

    • EllenD818

      wylrae, I am close to your age and I intend to be here next election. So much of this election was out and out crap from both sides so 5 wouldn’t worry too much about the Medicare death panels. Enjoy life. Turn off television.

    • binky354

      You and I were blessed to live through the best of times in this country. I doubt that I’ll bother voting again, should I make it another 4 years.

      I looked at Florida results this morning and was completely disgusted. (I think they’re still counting) But, the difference between Romney and Obama was 47,242 votes. Johnson, Barr, and a handful of other nuts pulled in a combined total of 71,278 votes. Just makes me sick. I hope their egos are soothed.

      Then I looked at Ohio turn out, county by county, and was shocked at the low percentage of turn out – in the 20% ile for most. People get what they deserve I suppose.

      Stay healthy.

  • jrterrier

    Ryan was not a very good campaigner. He would have helped Romney govern well so I’m glad Gov Romney picked him. Think that Portman would have been a better candidate.

  • jrterrier

    Wonder whether the two idiots who ran for the Senate in Indiana & MO brought down Romney’s numbers among women across the country.

    • EllenD818

      That’s a no-brainer, jr. Ya think?

  • jrterrier

    You know what’s scary is that I don’t understand what half the country sees in this man. I find him to be coarse, incompetent, and pedestrian.

    • BronwynsHarbor

      JRTerrier, it’s a mystery. Well, it’s not. There’s always the problem that most people don’t have a lot of time to watch the news and they’re probably not as fascinated by politics as we are. They have kids, jobs, mortgages and rent, cars to tend to, gardens, yards (the lucky ones).

      More and more, the only people who vote are wealthier people. Well-to-do liberals and conservatives. People of color don’t vote nearly as often, and the GOP has not reached out to them enough.

      Romney’s team made some errors. I’ll write about those that I noticed when I tried to communicate with his campaign.

      • jrterrier

        For the most part, Romney ran a great campaign. He had a few duds in his campaign and he himself did not find his voice until late in the season. But he had huge headwinds — the corrupt media, a republican plutocracy who was not very loyal most of the time, and a president who exploited the dreams and hopes of African Americans, who so adored him just because he personified for many of them all the things that is outside their grasp.
        Inspite of all that, he comported himself with class and integrity. No regrets from my end.

        • http://twitter.com/ChocChipsMusic The Chocolate Chips

          constantly lying is not a great campaign. giving no details is not a great campaign. he lost.

          GOP better learn some lessons from this or they will never have a shot at the white house ever again.

          • myshiba

            spot on!

    • D.A. Smith

      Don’t leave out arrogant and haughty.

  • http://www.projectweavers.com/ Matthew J. Weaver

    Next step, IMPEACH Obama.

    • jrterrier

      it ain’t going to happen. let’s not waste our money & time & energy.

    • BronwynsHarbor

      That is not wise. What the GOP did to Bill Clinton was ridiculous and the polls showed that most Americans agreed with me. I’ve worked in a lot of nice settings, and found that most men have, at one time or another, fooled around. They’re human, not perfect. And they were ALL of them were very nice to me. Just a few faults. We have larger fish to fry.

      We need to get our heads out of our … and face the music. We failed. Was it because we were worried about things like status instead of signing up and volunteering for the Romney campaign? Did we all donate? Did we all go to the local GOP headquarters and give our time? If not, then we’d better shut up and promise to do that in the future.

      • http://twitter.com/geffbeck jbeck

        Come back to the party. Even Strom Thurmond the Dixiecrat who once stood against civil rights law, came around. When Nelson Mandela was felicitated at the Senate, it was Ol’Strom who welcomed him and held up his hand. This is not a time for bitterness.

    • Dbb3

      God you’re dumb as a post. I remember you saying Romney had Virginia in the bag because of all the yard signs for him in your doubtless all white Republican neighborhood. Oh yeah, take that Nate Silver!!

      • jrterrier

        do you have any class? did your mother not teach you anything? why do you think it is ok to come on this site to call someone a name? what’s the point of your little outburst?

        • Dbb3

          Class? This guy is one of NQ’s main post writers and calls for the House on a party line vote to impeach a just reelected President, never mind the Dems still hold the Senate? OK I’ll retract what I wrote and call him a bilious odious crank, a much more clinical description.

          • MG6

            Bengazi, F&F and 293 (there will be more) executive orders. Going to war without congress approval. Will add more as this adm under the guidance of Val Jarrett & company moves forward.

          • jrterrier

            The President should be held accountable for the death of our ambassador in Benghazi and for the death of the other 3 Americans. The little that has come out shows clearly that Benghazi was not properly guarded. The Brits & the Red Cross had left for pete’s sake. And the White House sat and did nothing or not enough for 7 hours while the attack went on. In that long a period of time, we could have sent in a small army to stop the attack instead of allowing those 2 brave seals, who gave their lives to save that of the others, to die.

            There needs to be a full airing of this debacle. And the press needs to stop shielding the president from the consequences of this incompetence.

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

    Corruption, thievery, stealing, fraud….clear and simple. 30,000 people showing up time and time again all over the country for Mitt and the dicktator is speaking to empty crowds? If Mitt does have any balls, he’ll sue the mothafucka until Kingdom come.

    • jrterrier

      Perhaps Mitt should make it his project to perfect our electoral system to try to prevent fraud and enhance its integrity.

      • myshiba

        mittens is the biggest liar in the history of presidential elections…ZERO CREDIBILTY!

  • jrterrier

    Saw this post on twitter: “FL, OH, and VA are all in RECOUNT territory. Under 1%. Mitt, don’t concede.”

    • randi

      It’s appropriate to concede tonight graciously. When all votes are counted, any discrepancies or issues can and should be addressed at that time.

      • jrterrier

        I would expect that once the opponent concedes, the recounts don’t happen.

  • jrterrier

    The less-qualified and the less-virtuous and the less-deserving person won. One less fairy tale to hold on to.

    • myshiba

      mittens is a liar…why is that virtuous?

  • HARP2
    • win43

      And?

      • HARP2

        And I can name 45 good workers that will be out of a job now that I am forced to move my business to Canada.

        Suck on that for awhile.

        • win43

          You’re lying.

          • HARP2

            Typical lib response. I only wish you were one of them.

            Since you don`t have a fucking clue how business works, you can`t understand……but you will.

            I know many many of my suppliers are contemplating the same thing.

            Enjoy your utopia…..until you become Greece.

            • win43

              LOL, okay. Enjoy Canada.

              • HARP2

                Enjoy Greece.

        • EllenD818

          Oh Harp – as someone who has companies in both places I think this is just hyperbole. If you don’t like regulation here you sure won’t like “Socialist” Canada.

          • HARP2

            I have owned property in Canada for years. I know what is going on.

            • Mencius

              Go ahead and have a good cry, Harp. It turned out that you were completely full of sh** after all…

              • HARP2

                I won`t be here to watch you fall into the same trap as Greece.

                Enjoy Nirvana.

                • Mencius

                  You’re leaving the U.S.?

                  You really are a true patriot, Harp. America will miss you after you run away.

                • Mencius

                  HARP2:
                  “I think all libs should stay away from sharp objects tomorrow night when Barry turns over the keys to Air Force One.” [11/5]

              • HObama HObamanana

                You have absolutely no class whatsoever. No wonder you support Obama.

            • EllenD818

              I’m glad you love it and pay taxes there, Harp. And you may be right – not having to worry about covering your 45 employees health care definitely gives your company an advantage. But the labor laws there tilt toward the employee so you don’t have as much of an “at will” edge as you have here. There are pluses and minuses. I suggest you have a business in both countries for a while to try it out.

        • scottymac54

          Excellent! Then a new, more progressive, more forward-looking employer can take your place, and we have access to a product of the future, then whatever shopworn anachronism
          you clutter our shelves with!

      • beachnan

        It’s illegal you dumb shit. The problem is people are voting who shouldn’t be voting. The Dems want same day registration, the Dems want no voter ID. Gee, I wonder why? This bullshit is all under the guise of wanting everyone to vote. People witnessed vans bringing 150 people at a time to a voting place in Wisconsin-they didn’t speak English.

        • win43

          Um, renting buses from out of state to help with GOTV efforts isn’t illegal. Nor is busing in volunteers from out of state to help with GOTV.

          The presence of buses does not imply, let alone prove, that Illinois residents were voting in Wisconsin.

          You guys are making shit up again.

          • beachnan

            Duh. The vans noted had Federal plates and belonged to the federal government against the law.

  • Popsmoke

    Well I am both glad that we will not have neocons in the WH and I am disappointed that we will have Obama and neowilsonians back in the WH….
    The real sad thing is that the money spent on these campaigns was even more outragious than the outcome.
    What a waste of both time and money….
    Well the sun rises in the morning…..we hope….

    • EllenD818

      I agree with you pop. The biggest scandal was the amount of money spent on this nonsense when it could have been put to better use.

      • olivia1998

        the biggest scandal was the MSM

  • buzzlatte3

    Won’t there be great fun in finding all the corruption that took place to make this happen…

    • randi

      As I wrote in another post. It seems corruption on a huge scale is the new normal. And we have the no-longer-free-press to thank for that. There was a time when the press would have called out the financial corruption long before it got to this scale.

      • win43

        Cite ONE fact proving fraud or corruption “on a huge scale” in the voting tonight. Just one documented fact.

        • jrterrier

          did you pass the bar yet? we really don’t want you here tonight. so please be on your way?

        • jrterrier

          Go read up what happened in Philadelphia, just for one. Shutting out republican judges from polling places.

          I don’t respect a president who calls his opponent a bullshitter, and allows his campaign to accuse him of being a murderer and a felon. That lack of respect is one thing the President built all by himself.

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

          Ohio
          Florida
          Wisconsin

          …they vote for a Repub governor but not a Repub president? Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiigh.

          • SamR

            And in today’s lesson, we learn that voting trends in midterms are different from those in presidential years.

            • jrterrier

              He is the first incumbent president since Andrew Jackson to be reelected with fewer votes than he gained in his first term.
              He lost independents last night.
              The center (figuratively and literally) of this country preferred Romney.

              • SamR

                Lots of indies are disenchanted Repubs. Obama won moderates.

                And if you want that the right plus the center comprises less than 50% of the nation (since Obama won more than 50% of the popular vote), I feel like you’re calling too many people leftwingers, but hey, that’s your prerogative.

  • kc_tx

    I think they all went to bed.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001348291128 Sharon Pealer

      no just in absolute shock.