Next up ...Iowa and Ohio
October 17th, 2012
08:48 AM ET

Next up ...Iowa and Ohio

After last night's debate President Obama will head to battle ground states where the polls show the race for the presidency is tightening. He will hold two rallies full of young university students in Iowa and Ohio.

EDT
8:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

9:25AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews. South Lawn

9:40AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews

CDT
10:50AM THE PRESIDENT arrives Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Eastern Iowa Airport

11:45AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a campaign event. Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa

1:55PM THE PRESIDENT departs Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Eastern Iowa Airport

EDT
4:15PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Athens, Ohio. Rickenbacker International Airport

6:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a campaign event. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

7:30PM In-Town Pool Call Time

7:35PM THE PRESIDENT departs Athens, Ohio. Rickenbacker International Airport

8:45PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews

9:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House. South Lawn


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  1. Gregory Salomon

    I expected better of Candy Crowley...how unprofessional..

    October 17, 2012 at 8:53 am |
    • Harry

      She treated R-money accurately the way he deserve ,because as he was arrogant & not obeying rules he agreed for this debate.
      R-money was acting like he is CEO of BAIN on this debate.Good job by Candy to show this R-money manners.

      October 18, 2012 at 3:55 pm |
      • Howard

        After Romney is elected on November 6th ... we can get rid of Obama, Biden, Reid, Pelosi ... and all the unelected Czars ... appointed bureaucrats ... Obama cronies ... Obama media stooges ... Obama celebrity stooges ... and, finally return America to its former greatness !!!

        October 19, 2012 at 1:54 pm |
    • Howard

      The Obama's are masters at spending and redistributing other people's money. They make Bernie Madoff look like a rank amateur.

      October 19, 2012 at 2:22 pm |
      • BT

        Howard your making the rounds with the same lines. I hope the Romney/Ryan campaign is paying you well to troll these websites and make these insane assertions. None of it makes sense and you have zero credibility or evidence. Good luck with all of that crazy you got going for you.

        October 19, 2012 at 3:21 pm |
    • Howard

      Obama's EPA is holding back regulations, until after election that 'spell doom' for jobs, economy
      The14-page report cites pending regulations on a wide range of environmental-economic issues including those on power plant emissions and hydraulic fracturing.
      The report concluded that pending overall regulations on greenhouse gases if enacted would cost $300 billion to $400 billion annual and significantly increase the price of gasoline and home heating.

      October 21, 2012 at 6:37 pm |
      • B.

        Looks like you are attempting to write a book here...

        We don’t need a CEO of the country, we need to keep the strong President we already have.
        Obama will win Ohio and win the election.

        October 22, 2012 at 11:52 am |
  2. Lionel

    Obama was the clear winning in the debate. He showed why he wanted to be polite during debate 1.

    I found Romney struggling for answers and make some major gaffes.

    Calling women "binders full of women", "going home to cook supper".

    For coal miners when he shut down a coal mine while as governor.

    And he was fact checked by the moderator when he wanted to lie about Libya. Obama did call it an "act of terror". Sorry Republicans Americans are not going to believe your lies anymore.

    October 17, 2012 at 9:06 am |
    • John

      Lionel – the moderator was wrong – she admitted it after the debate. Overall I thought she did an OK job, but she was clearly on Obama's side and swayed the debate for a short period of time when she tried to defend Obama.

      October 17, 2012 at 9:51 am |
      • Jinx88

        Yawn!!! You Repukes are all the same, when it goes your way the moderator was good, first debate for example. Mittens walked all over poor Jim Lueher.

        October 17, 2012 at 11:34 am |
      • RealityBites

        This debate will be remembered for Obama's continued lies on Lybia and Candy's bias handling of that issue...

        October 17, 2012 at 11:44 am |
      • Howard

        Obama has rarely taken responsibility for his actions. Usually, he resorts to blaming others ... throwing others under the bus ... having others take the blame for him ... using Executive Privilege ... blaming syntax ... acting indignant ... avoiding the issue ... refusing to answer ... having the biased mainstream media, or his devout obama stooges, circling the wagons, or covering his tracks .... or just he resorts to outright lying ... anything to avoid taking responsibility. It's time to replace this poor excuse for a President, with a man of integrity, honesty, and character ... someone with the actual experience and know how to repair all of the damage Obama has caused over the past 4 years ... Mitt Romney 2012 !!!

        October 17, 2012 at 12:48 pm |
      • John

        Jinx – Did you bother to even read my commnet? I stated exactly what she did. SO, you don't think she was at all bias? Not even when she mispoke and backed the president when they were both wrong? How about the fact that she is a dem who openly supports Obama?
        Typical lib, you disagree so you call people names.
        BTW, I saw much more compalining from libs about the moderator after the last debate.

        October 17, 2012 at 2:26 pm |
    • Jay in NC

      What Obama actually said in the Rose Garden. "No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character, or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for." It was a general statement. What is clear is that Obama, Clinton and all the minions pounded the idea that the youtube video was the reason for the attack. Obama's UN Ambassador said that it was not an act of terror. Carney Said that the president does not think it was an act of terror.

      Candy saying that Obama called it an act of terror is her opinion, not a fact. I use to trust Candy, not anymore. She was biased toward Obama. She gave Obama 3 min. more talk time. Cutting Gov. Romney off when hew was trying answer a question. Here is an example.

      MS. CROWLEY: He did call it an act of terror. It did as well take — it did as well take two weeks or so for the whole idea of there being a riot out there about this tape to come out. You are correct about that.

      MR. ROMNEY: This — the administration — the administration — (applause) — indicated that this was a — a reaction to a — to a video and was a spontaneous reaction.

      MS. CROWLEY: They did.

      MR. ROMNEY: It took them a long time to say this was a terrorist act by a terrorist group and — and to suggest — am I incorrect in that regard? On Sunday the — your — your secretary or —

      PRESIDENT OBAMA: Candy —

      MR. ROMNEY: Excuse me. The ambassador to the United Nations went on the Sunday television shows and — and spoke about how this was a spontaneous reaction.

      PRESIDENT OBAMA: Candy, I’m — I’m happy to —

      MS. CROWLEY: Mr. President, let me — I —

      PRESIDENT OBAMA: I’m happy to have a longer conversation about foreign policy.

      MS. CROWLEY: I know you — absolutely. But I want — I want to move you on.

      October 17, 2012 at 10:01 am |
      • mcskadittle

        no matter how you try to spin this, he was talking about the incident in Libya.

        October 17, 2012 at 11:28 am |
      • DEcember 2012

        CANDY CROWLEY HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH ROMNEY SHOOTING HIMSELF ON THE FOOT TRYING TO TAKE AWAY A FACTUAL STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA. CANDY WAS IMPARTIAL ENOUGH TO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT GOVERNOR ROMNEY CORRECT ABOUT THE CHAOS OF THE FOLLOWING WEEKS.

        IT IS AMAZING HOW MUCH WHINING IS GOING ON ABOUT THE MODERATOR TRYING TO MOVE THINGS ALONG BY FACT CHECKING. IS THERE A RULE AGAINST THAT? STOP THE BUTTHURT.

        October 17, 2012 at 8:58 pm |
    • Jay in NC

      Lionel, you misquoted Gov. Romney. Trying to portray him as sexist. Here is what he said about "going home to cook supper".

      Gov. Romney – "Now, one of the reasons I was able to get so many good women to be part of that team was because of our recruiting effort, but number two, because I recognized that if you’re going to have women in the workforce, that sometimes they need to be more flexible. My chief of staff, for instance, had two kids that were still in school. She said, I can’t be here until 7:00 or 8:00 at night. I need to be able to get home at 5:00 so I can be there for — making dinner for my kids and being with them when they get home from school. So we said, fine, let’s have a flexible schedule so you can have hours that work for you."

      So his Chief of Staff had two kids and said that she could not be at work until 7 or 8. She said that she need to be home to make dinner. The truth is Gov. Romney showed that he was flexible. Only a Liberal wold try and turn this into a sexist statment. Why do you have to lie?

      October 17, 2012 at 10:15 am |
    • Jay in NC

      Lionel, do you think that voters are stupid? Do you think that they are not capable of looking up and reading the transcript form the debate? You try and twist the Gov's words around just makes you out to look deceptive. After your comments why would anyone trust what you post?

      Here is what Gov. Romney said about "binders full of women":
      "And — and so we — we took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet. I went to a number of women’s groups and said, can you help us find folks? And I brought us whole binders full of — of women. I was proud of the fact that after I staffed my cabinet and my senior staff that the University of New York in Albany did a survey of all 50 states and concluded that mine had more women in senior leadership positions than any other state in America."

      Yes, business people in the real world use words like binders. He could have said "a stack of applications", or a long list of qualified women". Some how I think you would have found a way to distort anything that he said. Gov. Romney has proven track record of being fair.

      October 17, 2012 at 10:23 am |
      • Jinx88

        "Binders of Women", the only people that use this terminology are pimps. You sound stupid trying to defend that comment. Mittens lost fair so get over it.

        October 17, 2012 at 11:37 am |
      • Jay in NC

        Jinx, again misquote. "binders full of — of women" not binders of women. You are truly grasping.

        October 17, 2012 at 11:48 am |
      • John

        Jinx – Go back to the "Repub war on puppets".... You libs crack me up....

        October 17, 2012 at 2:27 pm |
    • Brian

      Lionel,
      There are no coal mines in Massachusetts, so I don't know what you're taking about when you said Romney closed a coal mine while he was Govenor. Obama did NOT call Lybia an "act of terror", he was speaking in generalities when he said "acts of terror" – NOT calling the direct attack in Lybia as an act of terror.

      October 17, 2012 at 12:21 pm |
    • Howard

      Ly'n L ... you must have watched a different debate ... because the on I watched had Romney as the clear winner. Obama was agressive, but when it came to content and policies, it was the same old Obama B.S. which has brought this country down for the past 4 years. It appears that the biased, pro-obama mainstream media ... and, especially Candy Crowley, has managed to keep Obama afloat for this long ... but, on November 6th, America will have a new President ... one who actually has the experience and know how to turn our economy around.

      October 17, 2012 at 12:25 pm |
      • B.

        I think that you might consider drinking less coffee..and relax.

        Obama is going to win the election.

        October 22, 2012 at 12:07 pm |
    • Brenda

      Mitt Romney can help 100% of this country. Americans are still fighting for our great nation. The United States of America deserve a President that will lead us through the dismal financial mess we face right now! We cannot take another four years, there will be no help if we do not stand together and elect Mitt Romney.

      October 17, 2012 at 4:01 pm |
    • jean2009

      .R-money only expectation is for people to dispense with logic and truth. Frankly he has proved himself to switch positions so often it would be hard to know just what the Etch-a-Sketch used car salesman is promising this week.
      It takes some kind of creative stupidity to tell the president what he supposedly said when everything a president has said is fully documented and the full text can be found posted and dated on the web.

      "No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for.

      Today we mourn for more Americans who represent the very
      best of the United States of America. We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. And make no mistake, justice will be done." – President Obama-9/12/2012 Rose Garden

      As with any election there are promises made that due to opposition are not completed. R-money expects to create 12 million jobs and cut taxes for the middle, lower class, and small businesses....HELLO! the GOP for the last 4 years has stonewalled any attempts to cut taxes for anyone that doesn't also support a big tax cut for the very rich...Grover Norquist's pledge of "not one dime".
      For a heavy dose of reality check out George W. Bush's Broken Promises at: Rhetoric vs. Reality.

      Bush's Rhetoric – "There are 43 million uninsured Americans – 4 million more than when the
      current administration took office. George W. Bush will reverse this trend by
      making health insurance affordable for hard-working, low-income families."
      [Source: Bush-Cheney
      2000 website]
      Bush's Reality -In the first two years Bush was in office, the number of uninsured American
      increased by nearly four million. Since Bush took office, health insurance
      premiums have risen by an average rate of 12.5 percent per year. According to a
      major study, "widespread adoption [of Bush's major health care plan] could drive
      up the annual deductible paid by workers." [Source: U.S. Census Bureau,
      7/8/04; Kaiser
      Family Foundation, 4/04; USA
      Today, 4/25/04]

      Plus the Kaiser Family Foundation, and many other studies give the Affordable Care Act a lot better assessment for cutting costs than either the R-money plan or the Bush plan.

      October 17, 2012 at 5:03 pm |
      • Howard

        WITH 6 TRILLION DOLLARS ... YOU CAN BUY A LOT OF PEOPLE OFF !!!

        October 19, 2012 at 4:12 pm |
    • jean2009

      It takes some kind of creative stupidity to tell a president what he said when everything he says is documented and on the web....but leave it to R-money.
      "No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for.

      Today we mourn for more Americans who represent the very best of the United States of America. We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. And make no mistake, justice will be done." President Obama in the Rose Garden 912/2012.

      R-money only expectation is for people to dispense with logic and truth. Frankly he has proved himself to switch positions so often it would be hard to know just what the Etch-a-Sketch used car salesman is promising this week.

      As with any election there are promises made that due to opposition are not completed. R-money expects to create 12 million jobs and cut taxes for the middle, lower class, and small businesses....HELLO! the GOP for the last 4 years has stonewalled any attempts to cut taxes for anyone that doesn't also support a big tax cut for the very rich...Grover Norquist's pledge of "not one dime".
      For a heavy dose of reality check out George W. Bush's Broken Promises at: Rhetoric vs. Reality.

      Bush's Rhetoric – "There are 43 million uninsured Americans – 4 million more than when the
      current administration took office. George W. Bush will reverse this trend by
      making health insurance affordable for hard-working, low-income families."
      [Source: Bush-Cheney
      2000 website]
      Bush's Reality -In the first two years Bush was in office, the number of uninsured American
      increased by nearly four million. Since Bush took office, health insurance
      premiums have risen by an average rate of 12.5 percent per year. According to a
      major study, "widespread adoption [of Bush's major health care plan] could drive
      up the annual deductible paid by workers." [Source: U.S. Census Bureau,
      7/8/04; Kaiser
      Family Foundation, 4/04; USA
      Today, 4/25/04]

      Plus the Kaiser Family Foundation, and many other studies give the Affordable Care Act a lot better assessment for cutting costs than either the R-money plan or the Bush plan.

      October 17, 2012 at 5:14 pm |
      • Jay in NC

        Jean, still complaining about President Bush? Don't you think that all of Obama's broken promises are document on the web?

        October 18, 2012 at 9:09 am |
      • pburkart

        Romney's plan to create jobs:
        1. Cut taxes for companies
        2. Raise "Tariffs" on products from China

        The issues with his plan:

        For Point 1: "Demand" creates jobs, not cheaper taxes for companies. Companies only pay taxes on profits. So, if they don't want to pay taxes, with higher taxes, they'll invest in their company, workers, and products. By lowering taxes, they'll actually start holding on to their money more and spend less on their company, workers, and products.

        For Point 2:A "tariff" is a tax increase on everyone who buys products as everything will be pre-taxed before it hits the shelf. So, everything will cost more, which increases inflation, which means people will not be able to buy as much, reducing "demand".

        A vote for Romney is a vote for "less jobs" and "increased inflation"!

        October 21, 2012 at 5:00 pm |
    • Howard

      Do we elect a President (Obama) with zero business experience, who squandered SIX TRILLION of our hard earned tax dollars in the last 4 years ... and lied to us
      about Fast and Furious, and the Libya disaster ... where hundreds of innocents died
      ... only to be covered up by Obama ...
      OR ...
      Do we elect a President (Romney) who had a remarkably successful business career,
      spanning 25 years ... resulting in hundreds of thousands of jobs.

      ANSWER: It's a no brainer ... we should elect Romney !!!

      October 18, 2012 at 1:43 pm |
      • Jay in NC

        Howard, I agree.

        $6 trillion / 300 mill people ... that's equal to $20,000 per person!

        October 18, 2012 at 3:09 pm |
  3. 3 Liberal Moderators in 3 Debates

    Lionel says that Obama won the debate, but it must be that if Obama showed up last night and didnt fall asleep on the stool that he would win. Anyone in this country that cant see the Main Stream Media and the last 3 (especially the last 2) moderators were Obama voters, they decieve themselves. Alll is ok when the odd are stacked in your favor, but next week Bill Shiffer moderates a 90 min Foriegn policy debate and Shiffer is no Liberal. I think you wil see that next week 2 mins = 2 mins for each candidate to answer a question, and the rest of the time for un-interrrupted discussion. Next weeks debate will be about the candidates......not the moderator. Not like in these last 2 debates.

    I see last night as a tie, and thats only because Romney fumbled the Libya issue. That Obama mentioend the word terror in the Rose Garden speech, still doesn not explian the UN speeh, Uni-vision, The View, Susan RIce 5 X on sunday talk shows, The Pakistan commercial, and many many other instances where either Obama himself or someone from his administration down played terrorism and instead scapegoated this "anti-muslim video".

    All Obama did last night is dig the hole deeper for next week, the momentum Romney has recieved will not be effected as Romney was seen to be the leader by a huge margin when it comes to the economy. And this election is about the economy. I didnt like Obama before the 2nd debate, after the 2nd debate I can say he now sickens me as a human being and is a cheap and dirty politician with no morals or scruples. Anything and everything to deflect his horrible record and blame shift to his opponent. If Obama wins America loses.........again. With Romney America at least has a chance., a very good chance to ressurect itself.

    October 17, 2012 at 9:51 am |
    • Jay in NC

      I do not think it is so much as Romney fumbled the Libya issue. Go read the transcript, see the video, Candy cut him off. She let Obama speak for over 3 minuets longer than Gov. Romney. I believe if he had been allowed to talk he would have crushed Obama.

      October 18, 2012 at 3:12 pm |
  4. RealityBites

    CNN's Fact Check on Lybia is WRONG.
    –>The conclusion: Obama did describe the killings in Benghazi as an act of terror twice within two days,

    However, the actual presidential transcript makes it clear that Obama was doing his best to include the word “terror” without actually saying the Benghazi incident was a terror attack. In his speech, Obama mentioned 9/11, Iraq and Afghanistan, saying “No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for.” Only then did Obama move on to specifically address the Libya attack. In which, he DID NOT describe the killings in Benghazi as an act of terror or a planned terrorist attack that the CIA and State Department knew it was..

    October 17, 2012 at 10:07 am |
    • RealityBites

      Today we mourn four more Americans who represent the very best of the United States of America. We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. And make no mistake, justice will be done."

      The next stage of the cover up is to blend "acts of terror" with "terrorist attack"
      Which of course, is not the same. See.., Occupy Wall Street.

      October 17, 2012 at 10:32 am |
      • jean2009

        Your creative editing leaves out the paragraph before your part of the quote.

        “No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for.
        Today we mourn for more Americans who represent the very best of the United States of America. We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. And make no mistake, justice will be done.” President Obama 9/12/2012- the Rose Garden at the White House

        October 17, 2012 at 5:19 pm |
      • jean2009

        And it was not four more Americans.....but " for more Americans"....

        Below is thr full text.

        THE PRESIDENT: "Good morning. Every day, all across the world, American diplomats and civilians work tirelessly to advance the interests and values of our nation. Often, they are away from their families. Sometimes, they brave great danger.

        Yesterday, four of these extraordinary Americans were killed in an attack on our diplomatic post in Benghazi. Among those killed was our Ambassador, Chris Stevens, as well as Foreign Service Officer Sean Smith. We are still notifying the families of the others who were killed. And today, the American people stand united in holding the families of the four Americans in our thoughts and in our prayers.

        The United States condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. We're working with the government of Libya to secure our diplomats. I've also directed my administration to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world. And make no mistake, we will work with the Libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people.

        Since our founding, the United States has been a nation that respects all faiths. We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. But there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. None. The world must stand together to unequivocally reject these brutal acts.

        Already, many Libyans have joined us in doing so, and this attack will not break the bonds between the United States and Libya. Libyan security personnel fought back against the attackers alongside Americans. Libyans helped some of our diplomats find safety, and they carried Ambassador Stevens’s body to the hospital, where we tragically learned that he had died.

        It's especially tragic that Chris Stevens died in Benghazi because it is a city that he helped to save. At the height of the Libyan revolution, Chris led our diplomatic post in Benghazi. With characteristic skill, courage, and resolve, he built partnerships with Libyan revolutionaries, and helped them as they planned to build a new Libya. When the Qaddafi regime came to an end, Chris was there to serve as our ambassador to the new Libya, and he worked tirelessly to support this young democracy, and I think both Secretary Clinton and I relied deeply on his knowledge of the situation on the ground there. He was a role model to all who worked with him and to the young diplomats who aspire to walk in his footsteps.

        Along with his colleagues, Chris died in a country that is still striving to emerge from the recent experience of war. Today, the loss of these four Americans is fresh, but our memories of them linger on. I have no doubt that their legacy will live on through the work that they did far from our shores and in the hearts of those who love them back home.

        Of course, yesterday was already a painful day for our nation as we marked the solemn memory of the 9/11 attacks. We mourned with the families who were lost on that day. I visited the graves of troops who made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan at the hallowed grounds of Arlington Cemetery, and had the opportunity to say thank you and visit some of our wounded warriors at Walter Reed. And then last night, we learned the news of this attack in Benghazi.

        As Americans, let us never, ever forget that our freedom is only sustained because there are people who are willing to fight for it, to stand up for it, and in some cases, lay down their lives for it. Our country is only as strong as the character of our people and the service of those both civilian and military who represent us around the globe.

        No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character, or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for. Today we mourn four more Americans who represent the very best of the United States of America. We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. And make no mistake, justice will be done.

        But we also know that the lives these Americans led stand in stark contrast to those of their attackers. These four Americans stood up for freedom and human dignity. They should give every American great pride in the country that they served, and the hope that our flag represents to people around the globe who also yearn to live in freedom and with dignity.

        We grieve with their families, but let us carry on their memory, and let us continue their work of seeking a stronger America and a better world for all of our children.

        Thank you. May God bless the memory of those we lost and may God bless the United States of America."

        October 17, 2012 at 5:41 pm |
  5. jerrylax

    obama refuses to call 'them' terrorists..probably because he said he would stand with the muslims (as he wrote in his book). So, America chew on that before you vote for this monster. The liar-in-chief continues his campaign of deceit, division, and manipulation...this is the most failed presidency in the history of this country. No marxist has the will or the ability to create jobs...and we need jobs...good jobs.

    October 17, 2012 at 10:18 am |
    • Jinx88

      Yawn..... Repukes are pathetic. Mittens lost, get over it. And whats funny is that Wolf Blitzer said more Repukes were surveyed. Sooo Obama would have won by more points.

      October 17, 2012 at 11:39 am |
      • John

        Just like crazy Joe won (then the big swing with women voters to Romney the next day) .
        You libs do not have a clue.

        October 17, 2012 at 2:29 pm |
  6. Diane

    I have been reading and researching and fact checking. This election has my complete attention. In 2008 it was the same but not many people wanted to talk about the facts then.
They just wanted to listen to a junior senator’s charismatic rhetoric who had little leadership experience, little poltical service time, and no finance/business experience. Look where that got us.

    The bottom line is the economy. We all know it needs to be fixed. 

    The President has been unsuccessful in getting this done. It bothered me that the President seemed so clueless about anything that had to do with money, pensions, investments, and balancing budgets, especially his own money.
    It bothered me that the President has presented no clear and present plan for the future of our country. 

    Governor Romey has a proven success record in MA for his four year term. He showed how to get things done and make a budget work for its people. Romney has a five point plan and an expansion of economic growth plan and jobs plan laid out that will come from these five points. I have read all of it.

    My vote is going to the one who has proven he can create jobs, deal with finances, and know the long term consequences of his decisions and policies. If it gets me a pension plan too, than so be it. 

    Vote for Romney/Ryan.
    Massachusetts resident

    October 17, 2012 at 12:28 pm |
    • bob

      Just wait a minute there. I'm from MA and we think, not so much.

      October 19, 2012 at 11:18 am |
      • Howard

        After discovering blatant voter fraud in Ohio, the authorities there repeatedly contacted Obama's attorney general, Eric Holder, for help ... but never got a response !!!

        October 19, 2012 at 4:15 pm |
  7. Kool-Aid Police

    We'll see how it all plays out in the polls and on election day. Do people vote based on one debate?

    October 17, 2012 at 12:40 pm |
  8. Kentucky Windage..

    >>
    ..It is good to see PRESIDENT OBAMA back on the campaign in FINE FORM !! Iowa will WELCOME HIM !
    ..
    .......We all heard about the BINDERS OF WOMEN but what about that WILLARD ERROR with the President's ROSE GARDEN statement after the dreadful ATTACK IN BENGHAZI ?
    ..
    .....WILLARD also LOOKED A BIT STIFF and OLD walking across the stage – in contrast to A YOUNGER, and MORE VIBRANT PRESIDENT BARAK OBAMA !!
    ..

    October 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm |
    • John

      Obama is an actor. Romney is a businessman who can fix the economy. No doubt, libs will pick the actor...

      October 17, 2012 at 2:30 pm |
      • jean2009

        The Federal government is not a business it is a non-profit organization. Business men in the past have made terrible presidents. Harding, Hoover and George W. Bush

        Government is a non profit.
        It is a deficit run entity.
        Well it is supposed to be.
        In the beginning it was not supposed to have surpluses, it always ran on a debt basis.
        A program was thought of that needed attention to help the states and nation advance, expenses for such an operation were figured out and voted upon, with a tax to pay for it included in the bill."
        "
        If you want someone experienced the best choice is someone who has chaired non-profit organizations, and worked at a local level helping people find the means to make government work for them..... i.e. a community organizer who has chaired several charities. Which would be the current president.

        October 17, 2012 at 5:33 pm |
      • DEcember 2012

        NO, RONALD REAGAN WAS AN ACTOR, OBAMA IS THE PRESIDENT AND GEORGE W. BUSH WAS ALSO A BUSINESSMAN.

        NOW WE GOT ALL OUR FACTS STRAIGHT.

        October 17, 2012 at 9:15 pm |
      • Jay in NC

        Jean we have all been over this before. Gov. Romney has more experiences running non-profits than Obama.
        He was head of the mission in France. He was in charge of the Olympics, and Gov. of Mass.

        What has Obama done, a community organizer while in college. A failed community organizer at that.

        October 18, 2012 at 3:16 pm |
      • DEcember 2012

        AH YES, THE MISSION IN FRANCE. THAT'S THE ONE WHERE HE CONTINUED THE ROMNEY TRADITION OF DUCKING MILITARY SERVICE IN WARS THEY SUPPORT.

        THE OLYMPICS? JUST HOW MUCH OF HIS EFFORT WAS COVERED BY GOVERNMENT MONEY? I GUESS WE WILL NEVER KNOW BECAUSE JUST LIKE HIS TERM AS GOVERNOR, MANY RECORDS JUST UP AND VANISHED. WHAT WE DO KNOW OF HIS TERM AS GOVERNOR IS THAT HE WAS MEDIOCRE AT BEST AND THAT HIS SIGNATURE ACHIEVEMENT, WELL HE WOULD RATHER YOU DON'T PAY TOO MUCH ATTENTION TO IT.

        WHAT HAS OBAMA DONE? WHERE WERE YOU THESE LAST 4 YEARS? YOU MUST BE NEW TO THIS COUNTRY, THAT EXPLAINS YOUR NAIVETE.

        October 19, 2012 at 7:53 pm |
  9. Dan B

    Get over the binders of women. Everybody makes gaffes. Look at Joe, Obama has made some interesting comments, and so has Romney. There are much bigger issues. Plus Romney had to go against Crowley and Obama. I like Candy on SOTU, but she was so bias.

    October 17, 2012 at 1:36 pm |
    • John

      Don't buy the lib lies. Go watch the debate and get the comment in context. This is just another "throw it against the wall and see what sticks" from the libs. Just like the "war on puppets"...

      October 17, 2012 at 2:31 pm |
    • Jay in NC

      Here is what Gov. Romney said "And — and so we — we took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet. I went to a number of women’s groups and said, can you help us find folks? And I brought us whole binders full of — of women. I was proud of the fact that after I staffed my cabinet and my senior staff that the University of New York in Albany did a survey of all 50 states and concluded that mine had more women in senior leadership positions than any other state in America."

      He was talking about a binder full of women's names, not binding women. Libs will lie about anything.

      October 17, 2012 at 2:48 pm |
    • DEcember 2012

      1) ROMNEY DIDN'T EVEN ANSWER THE QUESTION WHEN HE CAME OUT WITH THIS GAFFE. IT'S A SIMPLE GAFFE AND I DON'T REALLY PUT MUCH STOCK ON IT, I AM NOT SURE WHY IT BECAME SUCH A SENSATION. MAYBE THERE IS SOMETHING MORE TO IT, WHO KNOWS.

      2) CANDY HANDLED THE DEBATE AS WELL AS THE FORMAT COULD ALLOW. ROMNEY KEPT ON TRYING TO CHANGE THE FORMAT ON HER WHICH SHOW SUCH UTTER DISRESPECT. EVEN OBAMA JOINED IN ON THE FUN. CANDY CROWLEY HAS MY RESPECT FOR HANDLING IT AS MUCH AS SHE COULD. THE LOSERS ARE THOSE WHO ASKED QUESTIONS AND NEVER GOT THEIR ANSWERS FROM EITHER CANDIDATE.

      October 17, 2012 at 8:50 pm |
      • Howard

        Another fabricated B.S. liberal attack on MItt Romney, to take attention away from Obama's dismal record. As Obama stated: "If you don't have a record to run on, then you paint your opponent as someone people should run from." Save America, elect Romney/Ryan 20012 !!!

        October 20, 2012 at 12:46 pm |
    • Jay in NC

      Candy gave Obama over 3 minutes more than Gov. Romney. She constantly cut him off.

      October 18, 2012 at 3:19 pm |
      • DEcember 2012

        BOTH CANDIDATES WERE GOING OVER THEIR MINUTES. MITT ROMNEY KEPT TRYING TO ROLL OVER THE MODERATOR EARLY AND OFTEN. OBAMA EVENTUALLY DID THE SAME THING LATER ON. CROWLEY STOOD UP TO BOTH OF THEM AS BEST SHE COULD AND MANAGED TO GET A LIVELY DEBATE GOING. YOU CANNOT ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE IF YOU WERE WATCHING A POLITICAL SHOW. IF YOU WERE THERE TO WATCH FOR SPECIFICS HOWEVER, WELL, YOU WASTED YOUR TIME.

        October 18, 2012 at 4:44 pm |
      • Jay in NC

        No December, go back and look at the debate on CNN. The clock showed Obama ahead all during the debate. Again, why do you Liberals lie when the truth is there for anyone with an Internet connection?

        October 18, 2012 at 9:32 pm |
      • DEcember 2012

        YES I SAW THE DEBATE AND I SAW BOTH CANDIDATES KEPT TALKING LONG PAST THE COUNTER HAS EXPIRED. WHOEVER GOT THE MOST MINUTES IN THE END MATTERS VERY LITTLE BECAUSE BOTH HAD LITTLE RESPECT FOR THE TIME LIMIT. IF YOU ARE SO BUTTHURT OVER THE TOTAL MINUTES THEN I CAN'T HELP YOU.

        October 18, 2012 at 10:03 pm |
      • Jay in NC

        DEcember 2012, it is not matter if they both talked over it is who got more tome to make their point.

        October 19, 2012 at 10:24 am |
      • DEcember 2012

        SO WHAT YOU ARE SAYING IS THAT MITT ROMNEY IS NOT A GOOD ENOUGH DEBATER TO MAKE HIS CASE IN A SHORTER AMOUNT OF TIME? OKAY, I CAN SEE THAT.

        October 19, 2012 at 3:27 pm |
      • Harry

        R-money thinks this debate is like his BAIN CAPITAL office meeting,,to keep hitting lectures in response to question and that also FLIP FLOP,lies and NO clue what is question and keep attacking for Obama 4 years ? Because R-money has no plans,all lies and fancy plans .His maths do not add up. Top of this interfering to Obama in his time.So R-Money should first of all learn good manners to respect moderator and his opponent. He did same in Republican Primary Debate to all his party candidates.R-money is terrible arrogant rude LIAR,can not be trusted.Look at what his son did blunder to swing at OBAMA? Psycho R-monies. LOOSERS.

        October 19, 2012 at 11:49 pm |
  10. Dan B

    Dems can be soo hypocritical.

    October 17, 2012 at 1:38 pm |
  11. Kool-Aid Police

    I think Obama could have called in sick and Lionel would still say he won.

    October 17, 2012 at 3:05 pm |
  12. Jay in NC

    I have made many post on the subject of binders and women. I used the NYTIMES as my source. Thinking that would please the Liberals. Well was I stupid. The NYTIMES misquoted Gov. Romney. In the video you can clearly hear him say "And They brought us whole binders of women." The NYTIMES said that he said "And I brought us ...". It may sound like a small deal but all day long Liberals have been twisting these words around, Trying to make it as if the Gov. hated women.

    Here is the NYTIME link. now I wonder what else they changed.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/16/us/politics/transcript-of-the-second-presidential-debate-in-hempstead-ny.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

    Here is CNN video clip of the debate:

    http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/?hpt=hp_t2

    October 17, 2012 at 3:09 pm |
    • jean2009

      How would anyone ever be able to get anything he says right he changes what he has said oftener than most people change their underwear.

      October 17, 2012 at 5:46 pm |
      • jerrylax

        This is all you have, isn't it? And, it's a manipulation...just like your masters' campaign...one long empty character assassination, and it is failing, thank God.

        October 17, 2012 at 9:37 pm |
      • jean2009

        Waiting for the moderator...so be have a little patience.

        October 18, 2012 at 2:01 pm |
  13. doreen

    The President has won my vote and all my children, we are all voting for him including my indicided family because I see mitt rommey does not repect the presidency, and does not have plan for the country,he is running because his wife wants him to be, or he just want to be president. vote vote vote

    October 17, 2012 at 4:00 pm |
  14. JUSTINA AHME

    As an economist I do not normally make political statements but the presidential race is coming to a close and everyone who cares for America must speak out. OBAMA WILL BE REELECTED BECAUSE HE DESERVE TO WIN!!! The truth is that Mitt Romney is a good business man but being a good business man is not good governance. It takes a lot more to be the President of the United States of America. Mitt Romney is making a third attempt at the Presidency and still battling with an incumbent facing a lot of challenges. It is obvious Mitt Romney cannot be the President of the United States. America cannot be the same again if Mitt Romney wins because any thing is then possible as in Africa!!! The world is watching!!!

    October 17, 2012 at 6:07 pm |
  15. CindyE

    Good grief! The effort to misconstrue words and spin meaning has reached astounding levels. SO PATHETIC! But what makes me worry is that Obama not only BELIEVES his constituents are IGNORANT enough to to swallow it, but apparently some ARE beyond common sense stupid.

    In the CONTEXT of HIRING women for his cabinet Romney said “I went to a number of women's groups and said, 'Can you help us find folks?' and they brought us whole binders full of women.” He later used some other business lingo referring to the "head-hunting" effort.

    Now I know a lot of Obama supporters are ignorant of business practices, but surely common sense should count for something! If not, let me help here...

    See, not that long ago PAPERS like resumes (that's a record of your job experience and you give it to someone when you want them to hire you) were kept in folders, or BINDERS. In this case the resumes were from women. And HEAD HUNTERS are not natives out to shrink your heads, they are people who RECRUIT people for specific jobs. SEE! Not derogatory OR scary!

    How anyone can even THINK to spin this as Romney hates women is truly amazing. The LIBS are SO creative with their spinning and lies, I'll give them that. I guess you have to KNOW your audience...

    October 17, 2012 at 6:14 pm |
    • NOvember 2012

      I have news for you and fools like you....no one gives a rip. This country and the world is such a mess this is small potatoes...you need to learn to think for yourself.

      October 18, 2012 at 3:17 pm |
  16. Roberto Martinez

    How liberal, I have decide not to vote Rommie, because his inconsisting arguments. Today he says one thing, tomaro he just changes all subject. Another think is about foreing policies. It is very clear that this guy jump into conclusion to quick. This guy will keep us moving from one war into another, anytime that a crime hapen outside our country. Bandalism, terrorist always will exist and they need to be persecuted as individuals, not as a country.

    October 17, 2012 at 6:21 pm |
  17. Diane

    Today, The President had a rally at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. To a group of educated people all he could do was rant, rave, ridicule, and spiel lies and falsehoods about Governor Romney’s ideas and plans.

    Is this what Democrats are voting for? The same Obama spiel that got them in this economic mess today?
    Does the President not have his own plan, ideas, and a vision for our future? All the President can do is talk negatively about the Governor.

    The President is bringing nothing to our future. Barack Obama has become so much more unpresidential over the year, and his behavior, tone, and abrasiveness when he speaks to his opponnet, his audience, a debate/town hall/rally is so unprofessional.

    America deserves better. Vote.

    October 17, 2012 at 7:58 pm |
  18. jerrylax

    obama has spend almost five years constantly our face, in the media, selling and in nasty character assassination(President Bush and Gov Romney)...he has done nothing of value for our country, in fact quite the opposite. This is a man (loosely named a man) who has done nothing his entire life but use racism and division to promote himself. He finally got to a point where a real resume' counts..and he has none. We have finally as a country gotten past racism and feeling guilty for being anything but black...thanks to obama. He and others like him are finished..and thank God for that. America needs to pull together and support a good man (a real man) and take our country from these Marxists.

    October 17, 2012 at 9:43 pm |
  19. Harry

    Romney can not be trusted from last nights debate.He was rude,arrogant bossy and did not behave like he has any quality to lead this country as a President.He try to show off his bossiness to moderator by not obeying to the agreed rules .I am independent,can not trust what he try to look for answers,,he was struggling to find.He was there to just bash on Presdient Obama.US can not tolerate corporate boss in White house.

    October 18, 2012 at 12:11 am |
    • NOvember 2012

      Romney woke up this morning a billionaire and you woke up still stupid...sooooo

      October 18, 2012 at 3:18 pm |
      • Jay in NC

        Romney is not a billionaire. Again more Liberal lies, why should anyone trust your opinion.

        October 18, 2012 at 9:34 pm |
  20. Harry

    Get on the VOTES should be the GOAL for 6th Nov as little time let in this Election and race is very very close.Democratic party's election campaign need to go for proper strategy ,advt. to see President get back to lead in Poll .Because next week debate in Florida will not help too much as its now Romney's lead gaining their side to win Florida.So its time to built Pressure on Romney for Next week's debate .Obama +Biden -2012 .

    October 18, 2012 at 8:01 am |
    • NOvember 2012

      Romney is an acomplished man...he can take the preasure. Its obama who has flim-flammed himself to where he is...he has not done well and won't. Big difference when you are an empty shirt who floated along using division and race to get a head...vs a self made success story. The man vs the little angry boy! I'll take the man, thank you very much.

      October 18, 2012 at 3:21 pm |
      • Harry

        R money is self distracted guy and having his son to pass on all division and race base message spreading hate against Obama,Biden .read today his son an IDIOT shameless ,US job killer family.

        October 18, 2012 at 8:39 pm |
  21. John

    This administration thinks the entire country is stupid. I guess for people not paying attention, this administration can continue to lie about Libya and what Obama said. For those of us paying attention, we see them for the liars they are.
    What is up with you dumb libs? If you heard the speech you heard the same thing I heard and you know what they are saying now are all lies, especially given the "movie story" THIS ADMINISTRATION WAS TELLING FOR DAYS. Now they are trying to tell us something totally different and they think non-libs will buy their lies?
    It seems we are not going forward, we are going backwards to the days when "it depends on what the word "is" means". O'Riely was on with Katie Couric (sp?) yesterday and she actually said What Obama said depends on your interpretation. Really – thats what you libs think? Then how do you explain THE ENTIRE ADMINISTRATION ON THE TALK SHOWS FOR DAYS AFTER TELLING THE "movie story"? Apparently you libs will buy anything from Obama. Even you libs have to know by now this was a coverup staged by the con man in the WH. How else do you explain all those administration telling the same fake story about a movie that had less than 300 hits on the web?
    So much for transparency, change or hope from this administration. They are without a doubt the worst this country has ever seen – and that is saying alot given some of the others we have had.

    October 18, 2012 at 8:28 am |
    • jean2009

      You can read the full quote of what the President said in the Rose Garden the day after the attack where I posted the full context of the speech above. So, all that proves is both you and R-money can lie.

      The president's speech makes no mention of a movie, , and it contains the word terrorism. Evidently you forget each speech the president makes is recorded and transcribed, available for all, and posted on the internet.

      October 18, 2012 at 1:30 pm |
    • Caramon

      No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character, or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for.

      Sorry Jean, I do not see the word terrorism in the speech. Maybe you could point it for me in case I missed it. The point is simply that the administration appeared before the UN and talked about the video six times. Hillary Clinton and Rice also stated it was the video. This happened for 14 days after the attack. Why didn't the administration simply say, we don;t know the cause? This would have been a more honest answer. Instead they continued to say it was a protest out of control. It was not an organized attack. All stated with conviction. If they didn't know the cause then I would have accepted that as an answer. But they didn't.

      October 18, 2012 at 2:13 pm |
      • DEcember 2012

        ACT OF TERROR IS NOT EQUAL TO TERRORISM? SINCE WHEN? SINCE IT IS NO LONGER GEORGE BUSH SAYING IT? WHEN YOU FIRST HEARD THIS SPEECH DID YOU THINK HE WAS TALKING ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE? THE SPEECH WAS MADE WHEN THERE IS AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION ON WHO PERPETRATED THE TERRORIST ACT. WHETHER IT WAS A MOB REACTING TO A VIDEO OR AL QAEDA, IT WAS STILL A TERRORIST ACT! WHAT IS SO DIFFICULT ABOUT THIS?

        October 18, 2012 at 3:00 pm |
      • Caramon

        I think what is so difficult about the situation is what happened the following weeks. For 2 weeks the entire administration stated the reason for the attack was the video. They didn't say possibly the video but we are still investigating. They said it was a spontaneous attack because of the video. If the administration wasn't certain, they should have said so. I would have been more accepting of the answer. As far as acts of terror as terrorism, this will be debated by both sides. Truth is Romney could have handled the question better with references of what was stated as the cause after the Rose Garden speech. The President knew better what he said in the speech and you could see it in his expression.

        October 19, 2012 at 10:29 am |
      • DEcember 2012

        AS SOMEONE ELSE HAS SAID WISELY SAID ABOUT THIS ISSUE, A SPONTANEOUS ACT OF TERROR IS STILL AN ACT OF TERROR. I CAN UNDERSTAND BEING CRITICAL OF THE CONFUSION BECAUSE IT SOMEWHAT MUDDIES THE PROCESS OF FIGURING OUT WHO CARRIED OUT THIS ACT, BUT I CANNOT UNDERSTAND WHERE THE CONFUSION IS ON WHETHER AND WHEN THE ADMINISTRATION THOUGHT THIS WAS AN ACT OF TERROR. IT IS PRETTY OBVIOUS THEY KNEW IT FROM THE START AND IT IS JUST A QUESTION OF WHO AND WHY.

        October 19, 2012 at 3:24 pm |
  22. Jay in NC

    CNN, if find it questionable that you chose to "Your comment is awaiting moderation." all most all of my post. It was obvious to the world the Candy showed favor to Obama, 3 extra min., Now you all say it was Gov. Romney's missed opportunity to talk about Libya? Wow, that is blatant favoritism.

    October 18, 2012 at 9:13 am |
    • Harry

      R-money exposed on Libya when he said first time ,and caught by media.R-money did big screwed up..He can not clear his own mess by blaming Obama and say any more about his immaturity in Libya matter.He is a waste of time and try to make politics out of this tragic loss of 4 Americans shamelessly.

      October 18, 2012 at 4:02 pm |
  23. Harry

    R-money is liar,greedy business guy,arrogant execeutive boss.How you can expect him to lead this country as a PRESIDENT?
    R-money is exposed ,did not have any truth full plan ,info to share in debate questions and day come closer to election he will be proved a great LIAR.Can not trust.I am Independent and can not go for this guy FLIP FLOP LIAR R-MONEY.

    October 18, 2012 at 1:26 pm |
  24. Harry

    and top of this all,what R-money and Republicans want to hear from white house when Investigations is still going on,Criminal investigation can take place with proper and lengthy process which involve both countries.Why to rush for any judgement in this national tragedy ?.Sure Republican want to make politics out of this and gain mileage for R-money?Shame on R-money.Has lost his mind and no respect or feelings for those four died Americans.

    October 18, 2012 at 1:51 pm |
    • DEcember 2012

      RIGHT NOW THE REPUBLICANS ARE TOO CAUGHT UP ON THE LANGUAGE OF 'TERROR' AS IF THERE IS ANY SPECIAL SIGNIFICANCE ON WHAT THE PRESIDENT SAID AND TO WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED. IF THEY CONTINUE TO DO THIS THEN THEY ARE GUILTY OF POLITICIZING. BECAUSE IT IS AN ELECTION YEAR AND BECAUSE IT IS AGAINST OBAMA, THEY ARE NOT SHOWING THE SAME SOLIDARITY WE AS A COUNTRY SHOWED WHEN FACED WITH TERROR ATTACKS DURING THE BUSH YEARS. PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS ALREADY STATED HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR WHATEVER THE INVESTIGATION MAY UNCOVER AND I AM HOLDING HIM TO THAT. ALL THE CHIRPING ABOUT WHO SAID WHAT AND WHEN IS JUST NOISE RIGHT NOW AND HAS NO BEARING ON WHAT WILL BE DONE IN LIBYA.

      October 18, 2012 at 2:54 pm |
    • NOvember 2012

      fact is this is the tip of the ice berg...and the obama foreign no-policy is a mess. If by some weird chance he is reelected he will not serve out a second term...those in the know in DC understand this...but then who would want an idiot like biden as president? God help us. The legislative branches will go red and it looks like obama is finished so the continuing prosecution of obama later is a given.

      October 18, 2012 at 3:16 pm |
  25. Harry

    Lets get records straight here,,,R-money is job KILLER,Pioneer of outsourcing jobs.When he left MA governor,,Ma was 47th out of 50 states in growth.For foreign policy ?R-money is a dry Brain.He hide lots and in debate people catch him. I am Independent and can not trust this R-money.Looking forward to see his more lies and rudeness in Next week's Florida Debate. He will be exposed and out of Race.

    October 18, 2012 at 2:09 pm |
  26. NOvember 2012

    I see the obama campaign is pulloing out of several battle ground states, they know they have lost. He is clinging onto Ohio and he will also lose Iowa, Colorado, and Nevada. This fraud-in-chief is finished and circling the drain...the drain that leads back to the murder capital of the world...chicago. Good riddence barry/barack Hussain o'blunder.

    October 18, 2012 at 3:11 pm |
  27. Harry

    Shame on R-money and Republicans. Such attacks always draws controversy and do not play politics to gain in election.
    Show respect to 4 died Americans and their family members requests.As administration need to investigate this tragic attack by local extremist group in Libya.If You want to know more truth then let criminal investigations reports to come out as both country's officials are working on the same.R-money is cold blooded,thick skin,trashy executive and can not lead our country.

    October 18, 2012 at 3:19 pm |
    • NOvember 2012

      hey dippy. It is obama who has spent the past 6 years in character assassination first on President Bush and then Mitt Romney. Now the country sees who Romney is and who obama really is...and obama falls on his flimsey little sword. You need to learn to think for yourself. obama turned this into a filthy campaign as this country has NEVER seen...and that reflects on HIS character.

      October 18, 2012 at 3:25 pm |
      • Harry

        R-money is famous flip flop and liar from last one year in his all issues in this election.Entire USA have seen and herd that 47% recording in close door.Seeing is believing .Awake and stay away from this LIAR R-money-THE JOB KILLER.
        In a blink of eye R-money will say 5 different answers for his lies.

        October 18, 2012 at 3:46 pm |
      • Harry

        BTW Bush did not have moral and R-money do not have Character.so its more easy for all to understand and NOT to vote for this Flip Flop Liar Rmoney.

        October 18, 2012 at 3:51 pm |
    • NOvember 2012

      keep dreaming harry...it's all you have.

      October 18, 2012 at 6:03 pm |
  28. NOvember 2012

    In the news today: coal miners in OHIO have held a press conference to tell the American people obama is not truthful when he says they were forced to attend a Romney campaign event. The wheels are comming off the obama campaign of lies and distortion..and yes, character assassination. Hey barry...can you say bye bye?

    October 18, 2012 at 6:06 pm |
    • DEcember 2012

      ROMNEY ON COAL 2003. DID HE JUST CALL THEM MINERS 'KILLERS?' BOY THAT'S HARSH.

      [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BpgLYryI8g&w=640&h=390]

      October 18, 2012 at 6:33 pm |
      • Jay in NC

        So you say he closed a coal plant for polluting, and you are complaining? Man, you Liberals will just flip back and forth on any issue.

        October 18, 2012 at 9:37 pm |
      • DEcember 2012

        1) HE DIDN'T CLOSE THE COAL PLANT.
        2) THAT JUST SHOWS HOW MUCH HE WOULD FILP FLOP ON EVERY ISSUE.

        IT IS ASTONISHING JUST HOW STUPID YOU ARE. DO YOU THINK WE CARE IF HE CLOSED THAT COAL PLANT GIVEN OUR POSITION? YOU SHOULD CARE BECAUSE HE WOULD TAKE UP ANY POSITION THAT SUITS HIM. HE IS YOUR CANDIDATE AFTER ALL!

        October 18, 2012 at 10:06 pm |
      • Jay in NC

        I did not say that he closed it, I said you say he closed it. Do you want it closed or not? Do you want it to polute less? Make up your mind, you are just attacking Gov. Romney for no other reason than to attack him.

        October 19, 2012 at 2:31 pm |
      • DEcember 2012

        YOU KNOW, OBAMA IS ASKING THE SAME QUESTION TO YOU FOLKS AND MITT ROMNEY. HE IS STEADILY FOR REGULATING COAL PLANTS SO THEY ARE CLEANER BECAUSE THEY ARE HISTORICALLY DIRTY. SO WHAT DOES HE GET? HE GETS BASHED FOR IT.

        ONE CANDIDATE HAS A STEADY AND CONSISTENT POSITION. YOURS ON THE OTHER HAND, HAS A CASE OF ROMNEYSIA.

        October 19, 2012 at 3:17 pm |
  29. Dan B

    Romney is up by 7 in Gallup, cracking 50. Historically that is bad for Obama.

    October 18, 2012 at 10:11 pm |
    • DEcember 2012

      AND YET ANOTHER GALLUP POLL SAID ABORTION IS NOW THE NUMBER ONE ISSUE FOR WOMEN, SO OF COURSE THE REPUBLICANS ARE GOING NUTS.

      October 18, 2012 at 10:22 pm |
      • Jay in NC

        I know that some polls are saying that Abortion is the most important election issue. The fact is we do not know what side of the issue the women are on. In other words pro-life women could also respond to the poll saying that it is the most important issue.

        October 19, 2012 at 2:35 pm |
      • DEcember 2012

        YOU COULD SAY THAT BUT I WOULD BET YOU A MILLION BUCKS THIS IS NOT A CONVERSATION THAT THE REPUBLICANS WOULD WANT TO HAVE NOW. IN WHICH CASE, THEY ONLY HAVE THEMSELVES TO BLAME.

        October 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm |
  30. Charles

    You guys should stop screaming at each other. OBAMA is going to win End of Story!!!!!!!!!

    October 19, 2012 at 11:02 am |
  31. Ray E. (Georgia)

    Well lessee here,
    I don't know why but....All these former supporters of Obama, STACY DASH, KID ROCK, LINDSAY LOHAN, and ROCKER GENE SIMMONS are now supporting Romney. I sense a trend here.

    October 19, 2012 at 12:15 pm |
    • Melo-D

      LOL those poeple are the dregs of society! Willard can have them...

      October 20, 2012 at 1:52 am |
  32. Dan B

    I have seen a shift here. A month ago conservatives were worried and panicking, and now it's the liberals like DEcember and Melo-D. Funny.

    October 20, 2012 at 11:32 am |
  33. jerrylax

    So Romney closed a coal plant in 2003... that is like taking a model A ford off the road because it is polluting. And, this is all you have...you must be kidding. And, you may think abortion is a big concern of women, you're wrong there too...birth control is in every store today, and it is cheap. If someone wants an abortion today...she is probably very irresponsible, and that is not a real voting block. Using abortion today as a political lever is ignorant for the ignorant...and, American women are not ignorant.

    October 21, 2012 at 1:29 am |
    • DEcember 2012

      HE DID NOT CLOSE THAT COAL PLANT. JUST LIKE EVERYONE SUSPECTED, HE WAS JUST PAYING LIP SERVICE. IT IS THE SAME THING HE IS DOING NOW BUT HE IS DOING IT TO REPUBLITARDS. YOU SURE GOT YOURSELVES A WINNER OVER THERE, AND I MEAN THAT IN THE MOST SARCASTIC SENSE.

      October 21, 2012 at 11:56 am |
  34. Kathy

    They may not be able to buy this election but they can buy the company that does the counting.

    The "notoriously faulty" voting machines owned by the Romney family "will be used in the 2012 elections in Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, Washington and Colorado":

    Story can be found on Tennessee Guerilla Women Fighting the radical right in Tennessee and the nation

    October 21, 2012 at 3:04 pm |
  35. Dan B

    DEcember, Think about it... If this guy is such a loser like you say he is, why is he ahead nationally and in some states like FL, NH, CO, etc. Doesn't your argument say something about Obama?

    October 21, 2012 at 4:10 pm |
    • DEcember 2012

      THE POLLS CHANGE EVERY WEEK. AND IT WILL KEEP CHANGING UNTIL ELECTION DAY. IF YOUR BASIS FOR HIS ACCEPTABILITY IS HOW THE POLLS CURRENTLY LOOK, NOT AT THE CHARACTER OF THE CANDIDATE OR LACK THEREOF, THEN YOU HAVE ALREADY LOST THE ELECTION. NOT BECAUSE OF WIN OR LOSS IN THE ACTUAL OUTCOME, BUT BECAUSE YOU FAILED IN YOUR OWN JUDGEMENT TO ELECT BASED ON WHAT THE CANDIDATE IS ABOUT. IF YOU THINK MITT ROMNEY IS GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU DESPITE HIS FLIP FLOPS AND NOT HAVING A CORE, THEN JUST SAY SO.

      October 22, 2012 at 12:12 pm |
  36. Harry

    Florida debate will EXPOSE this R-money as a DRY BRAIN in Foreign Relations and global affairs.After all Obama has achieved for US globally.So what all Bush could not do nothing in 8 years in power and Republican has nothing to speak .So R-money only business is to bash on Obama for no reason and mislead entire world for Iran? and his campaign need more votes.Not going to happened. R-money is done for all his mess up,flip flop and lies.He is arrogant CEO of Bain-belong to go back there.

    October 22, 2012 at 4:21 pm |
    • jerrylax

      what exactly has obama achieved for the US globally? He bombed out Libya and now is is governed by Islamist extremists who will rule with sharia law...the same for Egypt...he has allowed China to kill our jobs with currency manipulation, his reset with Russia is a mess as they invaded Georgia and rekindled their Nuke programs...are you nuts?

      October 22, 2012 at 8:31 pm |