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By TIM ROWLAND | November 9, 2008
At the tender age of 7, I made the casual statement to my grandparents that I was "kind of for Hubert Humphrey," an announcement that stopped the presses in my family and caused simultaneous coronaries among a group who traced their legacy back to the Yellow Rose and Richard III and had just barely gotten over the execution of Charles X. They straightened me up, dusted me off and taught me to be a good Republican, an effort that lasted as long...
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October 8, 2008
"I have lived in the Cavetown area for a number of years now, so I'm familiar of where the school bus stops are. When approaching these areas, I keep safety in mind. What concerns me is the choice of location for two of the stops. (Old Georgetown Road/Route 66, and the one in front of the planing mill). Why are these stops located near a 'blind curve'? The bus drivers should deploy the stop signs before coming to a complete stop. " - Cavetown "If it's about acting, I give Gov. Palin an A+. However, as we all understand, you cannot rehearse when you are the focus point of not just being vice president, but the ability of being commander in chief when called upon.
NEWS
October 15, 2008
Obama isn't man for U.S. To the editor: On Sat., Oct. 11, I read one of the most intelligent and well written letters I have ever seen published on the opinion page of this newspaper. It was written by Christina Elgin and I'd like to commend her and let her know how much I appreciate her views, with which I agree 100 percent. Barack Obama is the least qualified and most dangerous person ever to run for the office of president of the United States. He has been groomed by rich and powerful forces and if he wins, this country and democracy, as we know it today, will no longer exist and socialism will reign.
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By ERIN CUNNINGHAM | October 2, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- The Maryland attorney general on Wednesday slammed Republican presidential candidate John McCain for selecting Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running mate. Douglas F. Gansler, speaking during the Central Maryland AFL-CIO Council dinner at Hagerstown's BPO Elks Lodge, said McCain's choice was irresponsible, and he questioned Palin's intelligence. The biennial dinner is a fundraiser for the Labor Council, president Teresa Griffin said. Gansler, an early Barack Obama supporter, called the upcoming presidential election the most important one in a lifetime, and he predicted an easy Obama victory.
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By JOSHUA BOWMAN | October 16, 2008
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- Republican presidential candidate John McCain might be down in the polls, but that doesn't bother John Dunlap. During a speech Wednesday evening at a McCain-Palin rally at Dimensions near Funkstown, the assistant state's attorney and former Republican Central Committee chairman, cited dozens of polls taken during past presidential elections that were proved wrong on election day. "Polls can change," Dunlap told the...
NEWS
September 25, 2008
Let the games begin It won't be "Celebrity Deathmatch," but Barack Obama and John McCain will have a war of words Friday night during the first presidential debate between the two -- unless both sides agree to a delay proposed as Loop went to press. If it's a go, catch the debate on, well, almost every channel at 9 p.m. Friday. ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, C-SPAN, PBS and MSNBC. Leapin' Leopards We've been assured there are no actual leopards harmed in the making of Leopard Stew.
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By DON AINES | September 19, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- John McCain, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee and most of the other presidential hopefuls from the 2008 presidential campaign have been on the CNN Express sometime in the past year and a half. On Thursday, Chambersburg Mayor Peter Lagiovane got a tour of the cable network's mobile studio when it stopped on Memorial Square. "With what's happening on Wall Street in the past few days, we're going to do some man-on-the-street interviews" about the economy and the election, said Josh Rubin, the Election Express producer for CNN. The bus is going from Washington, D.C., through Pennsylvania and Ohio, then to Oxford, Miss.
NEWS
October 29, 2008
Editor's note: As the presidential campaign winds to a close, both candidates are courting young voters. Staff writer Jennifer Fitch asked college students from schools across the Tri-State region if the candidates are making a good impression. Their answers will run through Friday in the Tri-State section of The Herald-Mail and will be published in the election section of our Web site. Mike Bloom Age: 24 Hometown: Waynesboro, Pa. College, year: Penn State Mont Alto, fifth year 1)
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