GRAND JUNCTION, Colo (KKCO) Roughly a hundred yards for where President Obama spoke, protestors flashed signs and called the President's first term, "a disaster, we just need to get him out of office and get our country back together," says Homer Gregory, a protestor and Governor Romney supporter. Gregory says there hasn't been any hope or change. "He came into office promising lower unemployment, it's gone up, he promised lower debt, it's gone up, he promised to bring the country together, it's further apart I think than during the Civil War." Gregory, a U.S. Army Veteran, believes the President's words are loud, but actions are quiet. "Regardless of what he says about veterans, I don't think he supports veterans, I think he's anti-military, he's made that clear before he was President; now all of a sudden he goes to all the Veteran's organizations saying he supports them, I don't believe a word, "says Gregory. Although the crowd was excited, protestors were scared if President Obama is reelected. "If he gets elected I'm afraid for the country," says Gregory.
Protestors believe Governor Romney's business background is a valuable credential that would help him run the country. "The president hasn't run a cool-aid stand, although he gives it away freely."
Protestors say the overall theme of their message is the importance of the upcoming election. "This election is probably one of the most important elections in my lifetime, I've had the opportunity to vote for Reagan, and then-on," says Tom Bjorklund, another protestor and Governor Romney supporter. Bjorklund worries for his children, and yours. "Obama has spent more money than every President combined, and I have children; they're going to inherit the future, and it looks like from the direction Obama wants to take us they're going to inherit a whole lot of debt," explains Bjorklund. And protestors say they don't know how much more the country can take. "I'm not sure the country can survive another Obama term," he says. And protestors say they're sick of the lies. "He's an exceptional liar," adds Bjorklund.
Protestors tell us if Governor Romney is elected President, they hope the first thing he'll do is repeal what Republicans call "Obama-care."