Opinion Line Extra (Nov. 20)

11/20/2012 12:00 AM

11/19/2012 5:17 PM

Neither the Democrats, represented by Obama, nor the moderate Republicans, best represented by Bush, know how to balance the nation’s checkbook. Mitt Romney lost because, like Obama, he said he’d reduce the deficit, reform the tax code, and reduce waste and inefficiency without saying how, and we didn’t need a new Obama when we all ready had one.

After Romney’s comments about why he lost the election, would someone please give him some cheese to go with his whine?

Thanks to Democrat voters and the Republican voters who didn’t vote, Obamacare is here to stay. Only the country will disappear.

“Progressives” are crowing about the apparent demise of the old cutthroat Republican Party. Let’s see what the thinking is four years from now. Maybe two years.

Anymore, the term “tea party Republican” is hopelessly redundant.

In the name of national security, the press corps has declared Libya a non-scandal.

Tell those Texans to get out of our country. I lived there when a black person couldn’t even get a drink of water out of a white person’s water fountain.

If you voted electronically, you must know that your vote could easily be manipulated. With electronic voting there is no paper trail. Can you really believe there could be that many naive people who voted for Obama?

All the pundits are saying that the election of the next president will depend on Ohio. That being the case, why are the rest of us voting?

The only jobs the rich are creating are over in some foreign country.

If a person is truly a Christian at heart, he would know that tolerance, forgiveness, kindness and charity are how God brings nonbelievers into His fold. Standing in judgment of others – as with gay marriage – is more in line with how the devil works.

Hostess is an American institution of sometimes unbearable sweetness and flavor. So maybe Disney could buy it.

No more Hostess Twinkies? What an outrage. We’ll have to eat off-brand snack cakes or, horrors, eat healthy snacks. Worse, we’ll be forced to pay less for them. It’s positively un-American.

I can’t imagine how sad people’s lives must be to make them hoard Twinkies.

It appears the battle for control of the snack food universe is now between Little Debbie and the Keebler elves.

During this season we celebrate three holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. So “Happy Holidays” is an inclusive greeting even if you choose to ignore people of other faiths and traditions.

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