Why the Washington Post endorses President Obama for re-election
Fred Hiatt is the editorial page editor of The Post. He writes editorials for the newspaper and a biweekly column that appears on Mondays.
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#1 Oct 25, 2012
Better he tells us why they cannot????...This LOONY RAG....If they did not Support Obama ?? Now thats news!..Otherwise??...SO WHAT!!
#2 Oct 25, 2012
“Obama Shames the USA”
Since: Apr 09
#3 Oct 25, 2012
I guess the Washington Post approves of a dead Ambassador and a bunch of lies to cover up the cover up. Gubmint news at it's best. People at their worst.
Since: Feb 11
#4 Oct 25, 2012
Great endorsement and another great endorsement today from Colin Powell.
The more Romney talks, the more his constant flip-flopping is showing up.
#6 Oct 25, 2012
THE DETROIT NEWS ENDORSES ROMNEY..now thats news..Colin Powell never ran a business.But .A Good Solider....But LEE IACCOCA did,a great BUSINESS MAN!He Supports ROMNEY...He did Support OBAMA..But with his record?? HOW CAN ANY SANE PERSON ask for more!....What would you want...A GOOD SOLDIER to create JOBS? or a GOOD Business who has a record of Creating jobs????
#8 Oct 25, 2012
Because it's a bear Duhh!
Obama had 4 years to change the country for the better.
Seriously, can anyone name one good thing this guy's done for America?
I need not explain how he and his corrupt guttertrash Chicago mafia handlers have made everything worse. Simply look around with your own lying eyes for proof.
We need real jobs, not McWalmart jobs.
We also don't need the Obama Administration continuing on it's current path to oblivion without having to worry about re-election. This would be dangerous to our constitution's survival and our pocketbooks.
Romney is owned by the same international bankers as Obama destroying America from overseas.
However by hittig the reset button on the corrupt, power crazed, Obama administration it gives more Americans time to wake up to what is presently happening to America.
Obama may be likeable but he is incompetent.
In some aspects Obama is right when he says ((("you didn't build/create that, government did.")))
Let's look at what this administration has created in 4 short years and imagine what he can do with 8:
- Socialist eugenics based health care (((Obamacare)))
-NDAA (((National Defense Authorization Act))) where Americans can now be disappeared without a jury
- Out of control (((Crony Capitalism))) where government picks winners and losers based on payouts -not the free market eg. Solyndra, GM, MF Global, Numerous Bank Bailouts, No Prosecution of criminal Banksters
-(((Skyrocketing Unemployment and Outsourcing)))-The idea that welfare checks/EBT cards are paychecks
-(((Fast and Furious))) and other suspected domestic false flags to argue for abolishing the 2nd ammendmant
- Massive (((TSA expansion))) onto America's streets and armed (((survellance drones/now blimps))) operating over US territory.
-(((UN control of U.S. military troops to invade))) Egypt, Syria, parts of Africa, etc. for offshore bankers aka Nazism
-(((Trickle Down Government))) The idea that nothing can be built without (((more government bureaucrats and global warming regulations/taxes))) getting in the way
-(((Throwing Israel -an important ally- under the bus))) by destabalizing all the county's around it but not offering them any assurances of protection
- A (((continuation of Bush's failed policies))), like not getting out of Iraq, Afghanastan, and no closing of Guantanamo torture camps
-(((Polaraized race relations))) eg. Disrespectful hadling of the Treyvon Martin family after his murder -opportunistic my son would have looked like Treyvon soundbite- and media staged racial infighting between Americans setting up for social conflict right before the 2012 election
-(((No Proof Obama supposedly got Osama)))) America was never really allowed to see the body/proof ; -)
-(((Defunding of NASA))) No exploration of the stars for the U.S., leave that to countries that are exceptional
-(((No Plan/ or Budget to Fix Anything going forward if he is re-elected )))-always says what you want to hear, then does the exact opposite hoping you''ll forget by the next speech -(((Sociopathic Liar)))
-(((Obamaphone)))-Massive expansion of this program for his dependant voting base
-(((Unlimited QE3 leading to hyperinflation/ monopoly money))) Dollar is rapidly losing purchasing power resulting in skyrocketing food and GAS PRICES (especially for "green gas" in CA)
-(((Needed a tainted Creepy Crawley moderator to hold his hand during the second debate))) who helped him dodge hard questions he couldn't answer -a (((weak affirmative action President)))
- My favorite (((Legalizing the illegals))) temporarily until the election is over but not once addressing true immigration reform
- The list goes on.
Is this what you really want another 4 years of?
As Donald Trump would say: Obama you're fired:
Too bad Ron Paul chickened out.
#9 Oct 25, 2012
Because they are just another Commie in the bag Rag???
“Obama Shames the USA”
Since: Apr 09
#10 Oct 25, 2012
The Washington Post is a propaganda machine much like the ones used in Hitler's campaign. Joseph Goebbels would be proud of it.
Since: Nov 08
#11 Oct 25, 2012
AMBASSADOR AND THREE OTHERS DEAD, OBAMA LIES, HILLARY LIES, BIDEN LIES……….what does the MSM bring for our consumption……….
Government Forecasters Warn of 'Frankenstorm'...
Jersey Shore Towns Already Begin Boarding Up...
TROP STORM WARNINGS: FLORIDA...
Threat for mid-Atlantic, Northeast from hurricane Sandy...
BIG WINDS, BIG RAINS FOR NYC?
Extraordinary Circumstances Needed for Historic Storm...
NEVER LET A CRISIS GO TO WASTE………EVEN IF YOU MANUFACTURE IT.
#12 Oct 25, 2012
in answer to the thread,they like liars?
My fellow Americans I proudly present you with the Absolute facts of our POTUS!!
10 Worst lies of Obama.....
Attempting to select THE ten worst lies told by a pathological liar like Barack Obama is a difficult task. There are so many lies that it is hard to know where to start – a good case can be made for so many of his lies as top ten material. For this reason, there is no claim here to a TOP ten of his lies: ten of his most egregious ones.
During his last State of the Union speech, Barack Obama claimed “American oil production is the highest that it’s been in eight years.”
In fact, the Congressional Research Service reports that 96% of the increase comes from oil fields out of Obama’s control. By contrast, the production from federally-owned oil fields he does control has dropped by 275,000 barrels a day. It is worth noting that privately-owned fields have increased by 395,000 barrels a day.
Obama has told the world there has never been a better friend of Israel in the White House.
On Sunday, an Israeli newspaper reported that senior Obama Administration officials have told Tehran that Barack Obama does not intend to join Israel in any attack on Iran’s nuclear installations. In May 2011, Obama asked G8 member nations to fund the Arab Spring counties who are clearly on their way to planning an all-out attack on Israel.
In May 2011, Obama said the fence between America and Mexico was “basically complete”; yet the Department of Homeland Security admits just 36.3 miles or 5% of the border is fenced.
Obama lied and said abortions would not be publicly funded under Obamacare.
Despite Obama’s empty lies about no public funding for abortions, a March 2012 edict from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unequivocally ruled Obamacare will use our tax dollars to fund abortion.
In April 2009, Obama claimed he “saved or created over 150,000 jobs.”
In an odd burst of veracity, his friends at the AP called him on this lie, pointing out that at that point since Obama came to office, the United States lost more than 1.2 million jobs as per his own Bureau of Labor Statistics. The report continued by pointing out that any jobs “saved or created” by Obama’s stimulus bill were “dwarfed by the number of recent job losses.”
He claimed that by the end of his first term, he would cut the deficit in half.
The truth is that he has given us more new debt than all previous presidents combined.
Remember Obama telling us there would be no earmarks in his 2009 stimulus package? He lied. The bill had over 9,000 earmarks in it, and of course, it failed to deliver even a small improvement for our economy.
Obama told us that without his 2009 stimulus package unemployment would grow to 8.5%. We got the stimulus, and it gave us 44 straight months of unemployment at or above 8%.
Obama lied about his position on Gay “marriage” multiple times, moving from “I am not one to support gay marriage” to his “evolution” in May. That was all a convenient pack of lies.
#13 Oct 25, 2012
So, who is surprised?
We do not have a neutral media. they favor certain candidates over others.
This is too prevalent and a good reason why these print machines are losing money and closing down.
Most people are politically center right, like Romney.
We don't want extremists in office.
Keeping Obama in office will allow him to appoint TWO MORE SUPREME COURT JUDGES who will affect our country until their retirment in 2050.
That's a lotta years of Obama influence.
NO IN NOvember
NO to OWEbama
NO to EXTREMIST
NO to LIAR in the White House
NO to LIES HIS FATHER TOLD HIM
NO to a SLUGGISH ECONOMY for the next DECADE
#14 Oct 25, 2012
Romney the Flip Flop King! Romney is the "great outsourcer" . He has created jobs in China and India!!
Romney is a soldier for the Corporate Communism party based in Dubai as he is on the board with Cheney!
We need to vote out ALL REPUBLICAN OBSTRUCTIONIST from congress.
These Republicans are foot soldiers for the Corporate Communist party.
There is "Free Enterprise" and then there is "Corporate Communism".
Romney made 20 Million a year during the pastten years of recession for the rest of the USA! How does that happen??
Answer = Romney is a VULTURE CAPITALIST/CORPORATE COMMUNIST.
#15 Oct 25, 2012
Before the recession which began in 2002 Romney was earning 2 Million a year. Since, as many Americans are suffering Romney is earning 20 Million a year.
As these Corporate Communist illegally outsource American jobs Mit Romney investments gain massive profits.
Why hasen't Romney released tax returns? His answer/defense for what is inside them= A blind trust invest my money as I have no control.
It is IRONIC that Romney told Kennedy when he was running against him that such "blind trust was a ruse and of course the person has absolute control over where the investments are being made"
#16 Oct 25, 2012
News Flash AP,
Obama found in the fetal positin crying,sucking
thumb,stating why,oh why did you put me in this
mfkg mess Valerie? I was so happy being a street
hustler in Chicago!!(This all took place in the
source for above harry reid,susan rice,billary,and
wassername,carney,cutter..real ly truthful people.
#17 Oct 25, 2012
Romney stated to Kennedy duringtheir debates that claiming to have no responsibility to where a blind trust invest your money is a RUSE!
The definition for ruseDefinition of RUSE
: a wily subterfuge
See ruse defined for English-language learners »
See ruse defined for kids »
Examples of RUSE
His act was just a clever ruse to get me to go out with him.
Origin of RUSE
French, from Old French, roundabout path taken by fleeing game, trickery, from reuser
First Known Use: 1625
#18 Oct 25, 2012
Mitt Romney will say what his audience wants to hear.
He is a leader in the MORMON religion. His religion CLEARLY states that no woman is to enter thekingdom of God unless the man allows it!!!!
Five boys and NONE in the military??? HMMM?
In Massachusetts Mitt HIRED illegal immigrants to paint and to landscape his property over American workers.
In Business he hidesbehind his "blind trust" as he states "My blind trust invest my money as I do not know where it is invested"!
So, would he be SHOCKED to find out that the coincidence that he went from earning 2 Million a year to 20 Million a year also COINCIDES with the MASSIVE outsourcing of AMERICAN JOBS?????
The recession began in 2002 as did the massive outsourcing of American jobs!!!!!!!
MITT ROMNEY EARNED HIS MILLIONS DIRECTLY AS A RESULT OF THE OUTSOURCING OF AMERICAN JOBS TO CHINA!!!
FACTS!!!!! How could ANY patriotic American vote for Mitt Romney????? It isnot acoincidence that Massachusetts is voting Romney out!!!!
Since: Nov 08
#19 Oct 25, 2012
LIBERALS GO OFF THE DEEP END AS THEY FACE EXTINCTION…………
UN calls for boycott of US companies doing business in Israel...are you Jews watching this.
TED TURNER:'Good' that US soldiers are committing suicide...Wow, he is like his ex wife Jane Fonda
Secret Service man assigned to Biden busted in sexual assault of girl, 14...oh those liberals are rape happy.......they hate women.
JEEP eyes shifting production to China...
#20 Oct 25, 2012
Shock poll: Frightened men love Mitt Romney
#21 Oct 25, 2012
The debate over affirmative action has raged for over four decades, with little give on either side. Most agree that it began as noble effort to jump-start racial integration; many believe it devolved into a patently unfair system of quotas and concealment. Now, with the Supreme Court set to rule on a case that could sharply curtail the use of racial preferences in American universities, law professor Richard Sander and legal journalist Stuart Taylor offer a definitive account of what affirmative action has become, showing that while the objective is laudable, the effects have been anything but.
Sander and Taylor have long admired affirmative action’s original goals, but after many years of studying racial preferences, they have reached a controversial but undeniable conclusion: that preferences hurt underrepresented minorities far more than they help them. At the heart of affirmative action’s failure is a simple phenomenon called mismatch. Using dramatic new data and numerous interviews with affected former students and university officials of color, the authors show how racial preferences often put students in competition with far better-prepared classmates, dooming many to fall so far behind that they can never catch up. Mismatch largely explains why, even though black applicants are more likely to enter college than whites with similar backgrounds, they are far less likely to finish; why there are so few black and Hispanic professionals with science and engineering degrees and doctorates; why black law graduates fail bar exams at four times the rate of whites; and why universities accept relatively affluent minorities over working class and poor people of all races.
Sander and Taylor believe it is possible to achieve the goal of racial equality in higher education, but they argue that alternative policies—such as full public disclosure of all preferential admission policies, a focused commitment to improving socioeconomic diversity on campuses, outreach to minority communities, and a renewed focus on K-12 schooling —will go farther in achieving that goal than preferences, while also allowing applicants to make informed decisions. Bold, controversial, and deeply researched, Mismatch calls for a renewed examination of this most divisive of social programs—and for reforms that will help realize the ultimate goal of racial equality.
SOURCE SANDLER TAYLOR..
#22 Oct 25, 2012
Deval Patrick says Mitt Romney’s lack of support in Mass. should be telling to voters nationally
“He’s a resident of Massachusetts. He will vote in Massachusetts. He governed in Massachusetts. We elected him - and he is trailing 20 to 25 points. What does that tell you?”
These are the voters who know rugby's lies the best.
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