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...like that Romney guy.”
I said, “Really, why not?”
“Because he’s rich.”
Taken back a little, I then asked, “What’s wrong with being rich? Wouldn’t you like to be rich someday?”
“Then, why don’t you like Mitt Romney?”
“Because he was given his money, his daddy started him off in business. He didn’t make it on his own.”
I paused and thought for a few moments, thinking of the best way to handle this inexperienced youth. “I then patted him on his back saying, “Okay, if I was... (more)
I know: we are not used to it; we are not used to uncomfortable truths, especially in politics. We are more comfortable with dissimulation and hypocrisy. What else do we expect from a candidate for high office? Do we expect honesty? No, of course not; or at least that’s the conclusion I have to reach on the basis of the fuss that followed the latest Romney speak.
Do you know what he said at his fund-raiser or have you simply read comment on how awful he said what he said, sans the actual words? Well, then, let’s have a look, beginning with the big shocker, the forty-seven percenter:... (more)
The basic principal behind the American Dream was "equal opportunity for all and privilege for none." The opportunity for upward mobility, without the boot of feudal lords upon our necks. This could all change next year. In late 2011 Mitt Romney revealed how he would facilitate the massive wealth transfer to our would-be lords:
"Don’t try to stop the foreclosure process. Let it run its course and hit the bottom. Allow investors to buy homes, put renters in them, fix the homes, and let it turn around and come back up."
Romney's tax plan helps this along, as well as working... (more)
...you. But, of course, you live in North America; you don’t have to listen to him. We don’t and we do.
Mardell and the BBC are on a retainer for Barack Obama. Oh, I have no evidence here; it’s just that the quality of reporting would lead one to such a supposition. Take Mitt Romney’s recent brief foreign tour. It was all a public relations disaster, according to the Beeb. Mardell even began one of is blogs with the words “Mitt Romney has offended again.”
What was the specific nature of his alleged offence, you may wonder? Why, he said that the economic... (more)
Never mind the issues, never mind the incumbent’s lamentable record, never mind a trillion dollar stimulus package that stimulated nothing, aside for the national debt; let’s just bash Mitt. And for what, I ask? For being a successful businessman, that’s what, for making money. So far as Obama is concerned the business of America is no longer business, though what it is, beyond debt mounting on debt, I can’t be quite sure.
Obama insisted last week that it was “extremely appropriate” to target Romney for his wealth. It would seem to be ‘extremely appropriate’ to tackle anybody for... (more)
Now, I cannot definitively prove, or disprove, that Mitt Romney isn't a secret unicorn using an alien mind probe acquired by Bain Capital in a hostile takeover that infects it's targets with resistant strains of gonorrhea. And that is precisely the problem, as the birthers have so well educated us on. One can have a suspicion, based on suggestions planted by various right/left conspiracies, that seem, well, probably on their face, but later prove to be, well, hard to prove. And when enough of that science stuff is finally discounted as biased against certain righter-way thinking, well, proof... (more)
The results from the Texas primary are in and they have Romney over the 1,144 delegate milestone. This makes Romney the Republican nominee for President of the United States of America. He will now unite the Republican party in the fight to win back control of the White House. Republicans won't however officially nominate Romney until late August at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.
Tonight Romney tweeted “Thank You.” This was "a triumph of endurance for a candidate who fought hard to win over skeptical conservative voters [and who] must now fire up for the... (more)
One year after first launching his campaign, Mitt Romney will make history when he secures his place as the first major-party Mormon presidential nominee of the United States at his party's August National Convention.
This will happen unless Ron Paul pulls off an upset in Texas today. Without an upset Romney will cross the 1,144 delegate mark required to wrap up the Republican nomination. "After a year of criticism that he didn’t have the strength or shrewdness to take on President Obama, Romney has emerged from the bruising primary as a formidable adversary. With the race firmly... (more)
More than that, they were representatives of a party that seemed to be more at war with itself than focused on the legacy of Obama; a party many of whose members were determined to push a social and religious agenda that took them far from the American mainstream.
Things change. Mitt Romney, after a hesitant start, is emerging as a credible challenger; the gap narrows; the margin of difference gets closer and closer. There is desperation in the Obama camp. They are trying so hard to turn attention away from the dire condition of the American economy. Here the mantra has to be... (more)
So, JP Morgan Chase just blew $2B - that's bazillion to you 99%'rs - because they were trying to "hedge their risk" but, well, our bad! Hey, hey, hey, it's not like we're any different than Fat Albert, right? Now, to be fair, JPMC was not in on the first round of TARP, so maybe this is just late-to-the-party and such, but I really can't wait to hear the spin on this from the Repubs. They cannot legitimately blame The Black Guy in the White House, but you just know they're gonna give it their best shot!
Let's see if we can't help them get this party started!
So, JPMC lost all that... (more)
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