Before casting your vote in the
election for president, ask yourself
First, is the United States better
off today than four years ago?
Even more important, will you be
better off four years from now?
Electing Mitt Romney as president
will bring real change, giving
Americans reason for hope about
the future. President Barack
Obama's record provides cause
only for worry.
Fewer Americans are working
today than when Obama took
office. Millions are not on the
official unemployment reports
because they have given up on
finding work. Millions more are
"underemployed" in low-wage or
part-time jobs that are all they can
find. This is not the American
dream. It has become a nightmare
for too many people.
Trillions of dollars have been
wasted on programs such as "stimulus"
and bail-outs of big businesses
and irresponsible states.
The national debt is $16 trillion,
with $5.4 trillion of that piled
up under Obama.
Obama has spent $90 billion on
"green" energy - while attempting
to wreck the coal industry.
What about the next four years
if Obama is re-elected?
"Obamacare" would kick in fully.
Health insurance would cost more
for tens of millions of people.
Some families would lose the
insurance they have now.
New limits on coal would force
tens of millions of families to pay
hundreds of dollars a year more for
Our economy, straining to hold
its own, would be crippled by new
taxes - at least $1 trillion, admits
Vice President Joe Biden.
The world would become even
more dangerous, thanks to an
Obama foreign policy that refuses
to recognize the resurgent threat of
Islamic terrorism, snubs the leader
of Israel and has done little or nothing
to stop Iran from building
The past four years have not
been good. The next four would be
worse under Obama.
Romney represents a real and
realistic alternative. His economic
policies will hold taxes low, allowing
the private sector to create new
More important, Romney
brings the predictability on government
regulation and taxes that
businesses need to create jobs -
and families need to begin buying
again and thus, growing the economy.
Romney will abandon the war
on coal, which will help to hold
electric bills down.
Romney will ensure programs
such as Social Security, Medicare
and Medicaid remain available to
the many Americans who rely on
them. Real health care reform, not
a government takeover that will
cost many families more for medical
care, will occur under
Our foreign enemies will face a
strong, determined United States
- not a nation second-guessing
ourselves and our heritage -
It has become clear Obama's
policies are expensive failures.
Four more years of an accelerated
drive toward bigger government
would be a catastrophe.
"You didn't build this," Obama
said in an insult to scores of millions
of hard-working people.
Romney understands we indeed
did build America - and need a
chance to rebuild our nation's
That makes the choice crystal
clear. The Reporter endorses Mitt
Romney for president, and urges
voters to elect him on Nov. 6.