Jill Biden Energizes Obama Supporters

Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, makes a campaign stop in Wescosville Monday to drum up support for the Obama-Biden ticket in the final weeks of the campaign.

Laura J. Marie has been so frustrated with friends and family who do not support the Obama-Biden ticket that she went online a few days ago to offer to help the president's re-election campaign.

"And I was invited here today," she said as she stood among the 100 or so supporters who came to hear Jill Biden speak Monday at the Pennsylvania State Education Association office in Wescosville. "I only wish I did it sooner."

Marie, who said she voted for Obama in 2008, was clearly among like-minded individuals as she waited for Jill Biden to approach the podium.

Some, like Allentown resident and retired Salisbury High School art teacher Dolly Yanolko, were quite emphatic in their support for the president.

“Any teacher who doesn’t vote for a Democrat can’t be aware of the issues,” said Yanolko, who was sitting next to her daughter, Jill Yanolko, another retired Salisbury art teacher. “They constantly have to be on guard to correct [Mitt] Romney’s lies.”

Jill Biden’s message during her Lehigh Valley campaign stop was simple and direct: help get people registered to vote and do it as quickly as you can. Today is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming November election.

A breast cancer survivor wearing a compression sleeve on her arm, Marie said she would like to say “thank you” to Obama for three things: “number one, for getting Osama; number two, for getting rid of pre-existing conditions,” she said, nodding her head in the direction of her arm, “and number three, for caring so much about veterans; they do not get enough support when they come home.”

Pleased to have finally found a way to help, Marie left Biden’s talk with an armful of clipboards filled with lists of names of voters to call. Heading home at about 6 p.m. Monday, Marie said she’d likely start calling those voters Monday night.

Emmaus Neighborhood Coordinator Joyce Moore summed up the undertones of Jill Biden’s Lehigh Valley campaign, the fourth Pennsylvania location she visited Monday.

“We all want to believe that Pennsylvania is not in play,” Moore said. “If we don’t do everything we can to make sure Obama-Biden is re-elected and they don’t win, we will never forgive ourselves.”

Jill Biden is scheduled to visit additional Pennsylvania locations today.

louis kootsares October 10, 2012 at 11:15 AM
yes ayatolla obahma is the favorite of most of the arab terrorist nations when he goes to the un and says how sorry that a film caused the killing of americans and says how sorry he is and bows so graciously to the leaders of saudi arabia,fantastic caring about illegals getting health care and education, syria, and egypt, he was the first american president to do so.
Ronald Weaver October 10, 2012 at 11:57 AM
Doesn't prove anything, actually a negative, look at these alliances and their countries turmoil, certainly don't want to emulate them. Obama has no foreign policies that anyone can bank on and what was done was a total failure. We are far worse than we ever were overseas for once look at facts not Obama campaign speeches. When confronted by the facts by Romney, he got rattled then the Liberal media contrives and attacks Romney and called Romney all lies. When will Democrats and Obama accept facts. Then their was the altitude affect. No, he can't respond to truth when he has someone next to him presenting facts. Look at his first campaign and see how good he makes promises that people want to hear, then doesn't deliver.
Lee October 11, 2012 at 06:37 PM
The Bidens are extremely wealthy, theyjust act folksy. Have to agree with Smyrna-X about endoctrination of our kids. The common core is lowering standards and the over emphasis on environmental justice and sustainable everything is quietly overwhelming our kids' critical and independent thinking. Teachers can't help themselves, because their training was the same. It all hails from "Second Nature", courtesy of the great statesman, Mr. John Kerry, MA and ketchup money. http://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/_boston_herald-heinz-kerry.htm
EARL NELSON October 11, 2012 at 06:54 PM
This is the worst administration since that SEX craved Bill Clinton, the biggest joke we ever had in the White House. and you morons that think Obama is your savior, he hasnt done anything but make you pay more in taxes and if you don't have Health insurance already, how can you force anyone to do pay for anything? Oh wait Stalin did it, Mousalini did it oh and the biggest tyrant of them all Hitler did it too!!!! They all made their people pay the state for 1 thing or another, I'm not a rich person Teacher or other wise, so if you drones want to follow the pied piper you go ahead, and when he leads you to the EDGE, do me a favor jump off!!!
Colter95 November 03, 2012 at 03:23 PM
Do you think Obama is a good guy and a straight shooter? Read on, please: 
Obama has been an economic disaster the last four years, and this Benghazi disgrace is completely unacceptable... This country does not reward failure and dishonesty out of the White House... http://www.factcheck.org/2012/06/obamas-outsourcer-overreach/ http://obamalies.net/list-of-obamas-failures http://blog.heritage.org/2012/10/18/president-obamas-taxpayer-backed-green-energy-failures/ http://lacrossetribune.com/news/opinion/patti-schmidt-list-of-obama-s-failures-is-long/article_7a139146-fec2-11e1-8e81-0019bb2963f4.html http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2012/08/obamas-foreign-policy-failures-catalogued.php http://www.facebook.com/notes/republican-security-council/the-top-10-obama-flip-flops-by-ari-fleischer/171275079638338 http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/nilegardiner/100083104/the-u-turn-president-barack-obama-top-ten-flip-flops/ You see, it's easy to run on a slogan, like Obama did in 2008... Hope and change, baby... It's much harder to do once you have a record that can be reviewed... He also said in 2008 that if he didn't get the job done in four years, that it would be a one term deal... Well, he hasn't delivered, so time to let him keep his word... Romney/Ryan 2012


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