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Todd Akin: Conservative Champion

Joe840 Wrote: Oct 01, 2012 6:50 PM
That's exactly what I thought, and every other Republican I talked to here in MO. If Akin had to come off the ballot, they should have at least given us the choice of primary candidates.

A French proverb declares: “What is hard to endure is sweet to recall.” I seldom agree with the French, but, as a former professional boxer, I know this to be true.

In 2003 I was fighting Cuban heavyweight Roberto Valdez before thousands at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion. Valdez was big, strong and mean. I was told that, a few years earlier, he had traversed shark-infested waters, alone, on a rickety makeshift raft to enjoy freedom in the land of the free.

This, of course, is the very land Barack Obama seeks to “fundamentally transform.” The American vision he shares...