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Obama begins campaign to an empty arena

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Obama Begins Campaign To Empty Arena

MAY 7, 2012 8:28 AM

What a difference from four years ago.

President Obama started his campaign on Saturday with rallies in Ohio and Virginia, but there were none of the ‘overflowing’ crowds that were expected. The Schottenstein Center in Ohio has a capacity of 18,300, but Obama’s rally left over 4,000 seats empty. Mark Landler of the New York Times said the rally “had the feeling of a concert by an aging rock star,” as the president said the campaign was “still about hope,” and “still about change.”

According to the estimates, about 14,000 supporters showed up in Ohio, while 8,000 turned out in Richmond.


Obama tried to stress the importance of his necessary return to the White House so he can improve an America “where everyone gets a fair shot.” He emphasized that Romney’s vision of America was built on “a credo of layoffs, outsourcing, tax avoidance and union busting.”

I don’t care about how many ways you try to explain it,” the president mocked, “Corporations aren’t people. People are people.”

Romney’s campaign spokeswoman, Andrea Saul, released a statement saying, “No matter how many lofty campaign speeches President Obama gives, the fact remains that American families are struggling on his watch: to pay their bills find a job and keep their homes.”

ABC reported one woman in attendance said, “I’m not satisfied with his four years, but I think he’s been fighting a do-nothing Congress and some bad public opinion.”

Romney looks to improve his perception.

Another is quoted as saying, “I want to support Obama’s goal of helping women, you know, with birth control. If Romney would get in, he would take us, especially the women, back to the 1930s or 50s.”

These statements hold no weight and tell this author the level of intellect of an average person at an Obama rally.

To start, the “do-nothing Congress” was controlled by Democrats until this year, so they have no one to blame but themselves for failed policies. And as for Romney taking women back to the ways of the 30s and 50s: that is just ignorant. Democrats have recently spun Republican policies and procedures to the so-called ‘War on Women,’ inciting Speaker of the House John Boehner to say that Obama was “picking a fight where one doesn’t exist.”

This election season will be very exciting, pitting a successful CEO and former governor against a popular, albeit unproven incumbent President. The Obama campaign will be attempting to portray Romney as a sleezy businessman, only concerned with personal gain, while Romney will be pointing directly to numbers produced by Obama over his presidency.

Make sure you know for whom you are voting and why. The next several years will prove to be extremely important for America’s economy.

SHARE this to let your friends know more about why Obama does NOT need to be re-elected.

by on May. 7, 2012 at 9:58 AM
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imamomzilla
by on May. 7, 2012 at 12:58 PM
3 moms liked this

 Thanks, blonde...even when she's confronted with facts she chooses to deny it.

Quoting blondekosmic15:

This is the case I remember when Obama was campaigning for President...

1 VOTER, 72 REGISTRATIONS

'ACORN PAID ME IN CASH & CIGS'

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/politics/item_8dh7PaKRiPc0BFNPZVnGMM

 

blondekosmic15
by Blonde on May. 7, 2012 at 12:59 PM
2 moms liked this

Obama says...Acorn will shape his Presidential agenda!

blondekosmic15
by Blonde on May. 7, 2012 at 1:00 PM
1 mom liked this

 

Quoting imamomzilla:

 Thanks, blonde...even when she's confronted with facts she chooses to deny it.

Typical of SAK....

Quoting blondekosmic15:

This is the case I remember when Obama was campaigning for President...

1 VOTER, 72 REGISTRATIONS

'ACORN PAID ME IN CASH & CIGS'

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/politics/item_8dh7PaKRiPc0BFNPZVnGMM

 

 

cbk_mom3
by on May. 7, 2012 at 1:04 PM


Quoting Friday:


Quoting cbk_mom3:


Quoting Friday:


Quoting bellawomen:

I will never vote for Romney. Still waiting to see he 3rd party candidates. But out of Obama vs Romney...Obama hands down and I am an independent voter who votes across party lines.

Gary Johnson won the Libertarian nomination. I'm still undecided but I do like Johnson.

http://www.garyjohnson2012.com/

I lived in New Mexico when Gary was Governor. I seem to remember he was a pretty decent Governor, especially after the one he followed. I haven't checked out his Presidential campaign, may have to. To be perfectly honest, I didn't know he was running. I never really bother with the 3rd party candidates. Looks like I might need to.

So far, I've heard nothing but good about him. The friends I have in NM all like him. I wish the GOP had at least given him a chance but they pushed him and Huntsman out pdq. I've never gone 3rd party before either, not in a presidential election but I don't care for either candidate and have liked what I've read about Johnson so far so....maybe.

Long time till Nov, lots can happen.

Thanks, Friday, I'll take a look at his website.

Friday
by Platinum Member on May. 7, 2012 at 1:06 PM


Quoting cbk_mom3:


Quoting Friday:


Quoting cbk_mom3:


Quoting Friday:


Quoting bellawomen:

I will never vote for Romney. Still waiting to see he 3rd party candidates. But out of Obama vs Romney...Obama hands down and I am an independent voter who votes across party lines.

Gary Johnson won the Libertarian nomination. I'm still undecided but I do like Johnson.

http://www.garyjohnson2012.com/

I lived in New Mexico when Gary was Governor. I seem to remember he was a pretty decent Governor, especially after the one he followed. I haven't checked out his Presidential campaign, may have to. To be perfectly honest, I didn't know he was running. I never really bother with the 3rd party candidates. Looks like I might need to.

So far, I've heard nothing but good about him. The friends I have in NM all like him. I wish the GOP had at least given him a chance but they pushed him and Huntsman out pdq. I've never gone 3rd party before either, not in a presidential election but I don't care for either candidate and have liked what I've read about Johnson so far so....maybe.

Long time till Nov, lots can happen.

Thanks, Friday, I'll take a look at his website.

You're welcome.

Obama really disappointed me, I expected a Dem to be different from a Rep. I was wrong. I'm tired of the 2 party control and am becoming more open to alternatives.


H.R.H. Friday of MaryJane

cbk_mom3
by on May. 7, 2012 at 1:07 PM


Quoting Friday:


Quoting cbk_mom3:


Quoting Friday:


Quoting cbk_mom3:


Quoting Friday:


Quoting bellawomen:

I will never vote for Romney. Still waiting to see he 3rd party candidates. But out of Obama vs Romney...Obama hands down and I am an independent voter who votes across party lines.

Gary Johnson won the Libertarian nomination. I'm still undecided but I do like Johnson.

http://www.garyjohnson2012.com/

I lived in New Mexico when Gary was Governor. I seem to remember he was a pretty decent Governor, especially after the one he followed. I haven't checked out his Presidential campaign, may have to. To be perfectly honest, I didn't know he was running. I never really bother with the 3rd party candidates. Looks like I might need to.

So far, I've heard nothing but good about him. The friends I have in NM all like him. I wish the GOP had at least given him a chance but they pushed him and Huntsman out pdq. I've never gone 3rd party before either, not in a presidential election but I don't care for either candidate and have liked what I've read about Johnson so far so....maybe.

Long time till Nov, lots can happen.

Thanks, Friday, I'll take a look at his website.

You're welcome.

Obama really disappointed me, I expected a Dem to be different from a Rep. I was wrong. I'm tired of the 2 party control and am becoming more open to alternatives.

That's true. And, it seems the two major parties are bent on further dividing the nation, and ultimately destroying each other.

blondekosmic15
by Blonde on May. 7, 2012 at 1:12 PM
1 mom liked this

 

Quoting Friday:


Quoting blondekosmic15:

This is the case I remember when Obama was campaigning for President...

 

1 VOTER, 72 REGISTRATIONS

'ACORN PAID ME IN CASH & CIGS'

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/politics/item_8dh7PaKRiPc0BFNPZVnGMM

That's registration fraud. Not good but not voter fraud. Do you have any proof of vote/er fraud in 08? Actual fraudulent votes cast.

 On the same pg Friday....

 

List and Map provided on link....

http://www.rottenacorn.com/activityMap.html

More Acorn Voter Fraud Comes to Light

Congressional Democrats still want the group to be eligible for federal money. 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124182750646102435.html

cbk_mom3
by on May. 7, 2012 at 1:20 PM
1 mom liked this

Well, at least now we know how he filled all those places in 2008! Makes perfect sense now! This came compliments of a good friend of mine on FB!


jcribb16
by Primrose Foxglove on May. 7, 2012 at 1:23 PM
1 mom liked this

They probably didn't think they would need the fillers.  They will hire them now, you think?

Quoting rocketracer:

I'm surprised the Obama Team didn't hire seat fillers like Hollywood does for the OSCARs or at least produce mass cardboard faceless lifesize cutouts of Julia to fill the stands.  


rocketracer
by Gold Member on May. 7, 2012 at 1:24 PM
1 mom liked this

We'll know if they do if we see a lot of purple in the crowd.  Purple is the color of SEIU. 

Quoting jcribb16:

They probably didn't think they would need the fillers.  They will hire them now, you think?

Quoting rocketracer:

I'm surprised the Obama Team didn't hire seat fillers like Hollywood does for the OSCARs or at least produce mass cardboard faceless lifesize cutouts of Julia to fill the stands.  



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