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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Romney’s Complaint: Offended By ‘Vituperative’ Attacks, While Using Race To Divide The Nation

Romney’s Complaint: Offended By ‘Vituperative’ Attacks, While Using Race To Divide The Nation

On the eve of his nominating convention, Mitt Romney complained to USA Today about the “vituperative” and “dishonest” assaults on his character by the Obama campaign and its surrogates. “Isn’t it sad?” asked the Republican candidate. “The White House just keeps stepping lower and lower and lower, and the people of America know this is an important election and they deserve better than they’ve seen.”

This whining hardly becomes the politician who dispatched his Republican rivals with multi-million-dollar barrages of attack ads. There is some truth to his complaint that Obama’s campaign is trying “to minimize me as an individual, to make me a bad person, an unacceptable person,” but that is precisely what he did to Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, and Rick Santorum on the road to Tampa. The Republican primary season was the most vicious in memory – and committees backing Romney led the bloody pack, spending more than two-thirds of their money on negative advertising.

What he is doing now, however, is arguably much worse. And again it is the kind of political behavior that shames the memory of his father George.

What’s truly sad – for a country that hurdled an important barrier four years ago – is that Romney and his aides are running an increasingly racialized campaign, seeking to capture a supermajority of white voters, because they can see no other pathway to victory. Some analysts estimate that the Republican ticket cannot win the White House without at least 61 percent of white voters – a significantly higher percentage than voted for John McCain in 2008.

Romney’s remark about his birth certificate in Michigan last week can be generously discounted as a clumsy attempt at humor, rather than a calculated slur. Growing up in the bigoted environment of the Mormon Church, he may be sufficiently obtuse not to realize that “birtherism” is a racist movement.  But that wouldn’t excuse his vile advertising, which is clearly designed to stoke white resentments with false attacks on White House welfare and health care policies. The overall theme, as Thomas Edsall, Chris Matthews, and other analysts have charged, could hardly be clearer: Obama is taking Medicare money away from hard-working whites to give cash and medical care to indolent blacks.

  • Romney’s statements, the divide and conquer strategy the GOP is using, and their platform are despicable, but unless we wake up, focus on what is important to most Americans, and articulate a vision and, preferably, proposals on how to solve the problems afflicting our country, there is a good chance we may lose this election.
    The outcome of this election will not be decided by Democrats or Republicans, but by Independents whose top priorities and concerns are the economy, unemployment, deficit spending and subsequent increases in the national debt. The GOP understands that and, not surprisingly, the put a large national debt clock behind the podium in the GOP Convention Center that is not exactly HGTV decor.
    Some of the latest polls show Romney leading by one point, in part because the bounce candidates get during and immediately after their respective conventions, but also because we lost our focus and instead of continuing to highlight Romney character, or lack thereof, his record and actions, we took the bait and focused on Ryan, Akin and just about every other nuthead instead of the man running for president. We must go back to the strategy that put President Obama ahead by 9 to 10 points, the sooner the better.
    We must also find a way to articulate in a concise and simple way the reason for MEDICARAE changes and how those changes benefit seniors and, most importantly, we must come with proposals on how to strengthen our economy, reduce our annual deficits, and at least reduce the out of control increases in our national debt.

    • sigrid28

      I’m completely on board with what you have said, with one exception. I have trouble imagining how Independents are as concerned about “the economy, unemployment, deficit spending and . . . national debt” as Republicans claim they are, trying to win them over with what they think is a sure-fire appeal to these voters, an enormous national debt clock. The strategy could backfire, turning the clock into a meaningless blur. I bet Republicans don’t even look at the thing, any more than people paid attention to the clock ticking toward nuclear annihilation.

      Clever as the GOP thinks it is, the Republican party remains the bastion of the discredited, anti-intellectual, conservative establishment, which is still prating about the virtues of “trickle-down economics” and the Red Menace, meaning the Soviet Union (hopefully, they will catch up some day–after the election). To me it seems that Republicans have imagined Independents to be what they WANT them to be. Maybe the GOP doggedly plays up to what it hopes Independents are like, because this lets mediocre Republican candidates drill down on topics about which it is easy to generalize. And I hope they keep this up, so they lose.

      Independent votes may be better won through a boutique approach than the RNC’s grape-shot national debt clock. Independents in suburbs, where unemployment and women’s rights predominate, are not at all like Independents in rural areas. For example, the threat of factory farming has turned a lot of formerly Republican rural voters Independent, as they recognize how Republican initiatives have protected agribusiness and rendered the EPA helpless to protect the environment. Where the fumes of huge lakes of manure have caused home values nearby to plummet and leakage from these manure lakes threatens the safety of the aquifer (drinking water for all of us), Independents could care less about a ticking national debt clock, but could well be ready to vote for Democratic candidates running for local, state, and national office who support programs that will save the home values of Independents and protect the health of their families. In addition, quite a few of these rural Independents are whites who receive welfare (more whites than minorities receive welfare, contrary to the braying of the RNC). A focused appeal by Democratic candidates will win their vote. The desperation of the situation for many Independents makes them hungry for programs that truly address their needs–not just talking points.

  • ExPAVIC

    CHANGES

    But we can spray paint Obama white, but there is nothing in a can that will change RoMoney into an honest, caring, competent, pro-women, middle class, forward thinking marginally functional politician.

    • sigrid28

      Perhaps you mean “change RoMoney BACK into an honest, caring, competent, pro-woman . . . politician,” because, apparently, he was (sort of) all that as governor of Massachusetts: pro-life, enlightened health care reform, balanced budget because he could work in bipartisan ways with Democrats in the Massachusetts house and senate. If he is now as you portray him, almost the opposite of what he was then, he cannot be “honest” and “caring” with regard to either side. Like a weather vane, he points in whatever direction he must point in order to win. He does not lack core convictions: he is convinced that he is entitled to add the presidency to his trophy shelf, and will do and say anything to accomplish this. As for the current RNC fantasy that “he just wants to help people,” it is just another joke on gullible seniors and uneducated white women voters they will need to win. Look to Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey for examples of what the super wealthy do when they really desire to help others.

      • If Romney Hood Win We Will Be Just Another Third World Country!! Romney And The American Taliban Are Not Out Of Touch They Just Don’t Give A Damn!! They Don’t Give A Damn About America Nor It’s People Their Only Agenda Is Control Power And MONEY!!!

        • onedonewong

          We are already there. Haiti is now offering us hurricane relief

          • Onedumbassfoolgonewrong STFU Talking To Me !! Now You Now May Be Excused So You Can Go Back To Kissing Koch Brothers Asses!!! GO!!

          • onedonewong

            Wow must have caught your daughter on the crack pipe again Huh??

          • Nope That Was Your MOTHER!! You Tea Bagging BITCH!! I Don’t Have A Daughter!! But You Are No A Man Maybe You Can Be Somebody’s Daughter Little BITCH!!

          • onedonewong

            No man an kids who don’t have a father.. all the while drawing welfare and food stamps hmm hm hmm barak wohius name Obama hmmm hmm hm

          • Yep That Would Be Your Mother!! Low Life Bitch!!

          • onedonewong

            mm hmm hm bara obama hmm hmm just the thought makes you swoon. 1 quota vs another quota. Your the 1st nurse that I know who’s only job is change the sheets everything else is beyond your ability

          • Really folks, is such a give and take necessary? Feal free to partake, but keep it relevant please.

          • onedonewong

            hmm hm hmm

          • rustacus21

            Fern! I wish me & U could sit back & knock down a few cold one’s & solve the problems of the world!!! U have such a way w/so few words!!! The eloquence! The edge!! The cut to the chase!!! U take it easy though. Save some of that energy to help push some of the disenchanted to the polls this fall so every vote will count – no matter what cheating & disenfranchisement tactics are pulled… B/c we know what’s coming so lets ALL be ready…

          • Ron___White

            Agree with onedone check out an income disparity map on google

          • Joseph Pedersen

            Sure does seem like it. If you remember, during the Gore/Bush recount, Fidel Castro offered his help.

          • onedonewong

            True even he knew that Gore was disenfranchising our troops

      • Kay Bright

        Excellent take on Robme and the repugniCANTS who really can’t stand him either. I especially liked your last comment because that is so true. IF he really wanted to help people, he wouldn’t be hiding all the money, shipping jobs overseas, raiding peoples’ pensions and keeping their money, and lying on the President about things that HE KNOWS ARE LIES! INSTEAD, he’d be putting his money into the economy, investing in ventures to help get people working, and running a FAIR AND HONEST CAMPAIGN!

      • rustacus21

        … but still, U have to wonder… was ‘that’ all an act, in order to get elected back then, just as this ‘performance’ is nothing more than ‘dictated’ psychosis in order to appeal to a rabid conservative following? All for the sake of votes, yet again? This is scary stuff! Knowing that what he’s saying isn’t even true, while still unphased by the ‘morally’ degenerate manner in which he demeans himself? This is way beyond disgraceful, but the crowd – including corporate media – cheers him ever onward…

        • sigrid28

          Romney is so perfectly insulated by his wealth, his intense family life,and his lifelong involvement in his religion. He could view his past accomplishments as achievements, leave it at that, and devote his time to his family and friends, and to the charities he says cares about.

          Instead, he chooses to do this. Not only is he committing himself to misleading the American people he says he cares for, he does so at the behest of people like the Koch brothers, who want him to do their bidding. Why should Mitt Romney want to do their bidding? What for?

          How can Romney stand campaigning day after day without fleshing out any plan or defending himself effectively? What fuels these desperate acts? One writer suggested it was intense competition with his father that kept Mitt Romney in the race, despite his many weaknesses as a candidate. Where before have we heard this sad tale of pride, self-deception, and willful blindness?

      • Joseph Pedersen

        A very well thought out posting Sig. I look forward to the debates between the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates. Both the Republican candidates have got serious issues regarding past political stands and making statements which are not born out by facts. I just hope an intelligent electorate is listening.

        • sigrid28

          I was getting too frustrated to post. Thanks for the push.

    • Mr Strip And Ship Is The Problem Nobody Likes Him But The 5% Wealthy!! Romney Hood Whole Campaign Is Built On Obama Bashing And A Foundation Of Lies!! Most Of Our Musical Group Has Told Romney Not To Use Not Of Their Song Or Music Cause They Don’t Like Him!! So I Guess The GOP/Tea Party Theme Song Will Be Cat Scratch Fever!!!! LOL

      • oh, that makes a whole lot of sense???

        • I Know You Think Giving More Tax breaks To The Wealthy Makes Sense!! Now You Too Can Go Back To Kissing Koch Brothers Asses!! GO Now!!!

      • onedonewong

        Obummer bashing?? Hardly if Romney tried to say something positative about Barak about the only thing he could say is he doesn’t sit in a mud hut anymore

        • Kay Bright

          I guess you don’t live in a cave anymore? Judging from your racist comment maybe you still do and don’t have access to fair and balanced “real” news!Attitudes just like yours are the reason the President hasn’t been able to get things done – pure hate and ignorance!

          • Edsanjuan

            Kay Dim: “… fair and balanced “real” news.”, you say?
            Pkease enlighten us with several examples of “fair and balanced “real” news”, please.
            P.S. – Please DO NOT include FOX News; that one we know. We are looking for some other medium outside of that one.
            Thank you !!

          • onedonewong

            I sure wouldn’t listen to the State Run Media

          • onedonewong

            Thank you 1/2 bright. Barak hasn’t gotten anything done because he’s a rank amateur, never holding a job. He’s been on the dole his whole life and thinks that’s how people live. He is with out question the most Racist president in this countries history. Even George Wallace was a anti segerationist compared to old quota barak

          • Careful your ignorance is showing. I suppose that you believe that teaching at a major university for over a decade is not holding a job and being on the dole. You’ve just insulted hundreds of thousand of teachers, lecturers and professors all over the country. What a class act…NOT!

          • onedonewong

            Who did that??? It certainly wasn’t barak. A simple google search would of shown it was a short term position and that bhis fellow collegues thought he was totally INCOMPETANT. You can google that as well

        • Asshole Thug!!

          • onedonewong

            so much hate… your not trtying to claim he’s a us citizen again are you ??

          • You Need To Go Get A Job And Get Out Of Your Mother Basement You Little Low Life BITCH!!

          • onedonewong

            I would but yoiur son turns tricks for everyone I send down there. Takes after his mom

          • onedonewong: Wow! You “play” her as a fiddle … I just hope you or I NEVER end up under her “care” at her whor…, er, hospital (we would end up at the morgue). Oh, brother….

          • You Just A Little Cheerleading Bitch Why Don’t You Kiss Onegonewrong Ass And You Both Need To Go To Hell!!

          • Why In The Hell You Think You Can Bully Me BITCH !! It’s Not Working!! Go Screw You Self Asshole!!

        • But You Little Hillbilly Tea Bagging Bitch Still Live In A Cave!!!

          • onedonewong

            WW living in an apt with your Sec8 voucher makesyou feel as if your better than everyone

          • I Got A Great Job I’m A Nurse No Welfare No Sec8 What You Got Little BITCH!! Got Money In The Bank Condo On The Lake Great Investment What You Got Beside The Hooded White Sheet??

          • onedonewong

            I bet the patients cringe as the quota nurse comes in and gives them some one else’s med cause she can’t read

        • AdamMos

          You can take your white hood off now. Let us know when your IQ gets to 3. Somewhere there is a village in search of their idiot.

          • onedonewong

            Trying to deny his heritage and birth country??

          • onedonewong

            I agree the village is in Kenya and they are calling barak

    • what has obama done for us the past 4 years? besides bring us more debt, and take money away from medicare to pay for obamacare…
      name one thing! come one, one thing!

      • ExPAVIC

        DUMB

        Obama has generated less debt that Bush did. Recovery debt is necessary because Bush got it all screwed up.

        RoMoney must also contend with $770 billion Medicare debt RoMoney’s Karl Rove has just made it an Obama issue.

        But where are RoMOney’s tax records and why does he hate women so much?

        • Unfortunately, President Obama made the mistake of assuming that honesty would be a welcomed change after 8 years to deceit and corruption, and towards that end he put the cost of our crusades, MEDICARE expenditures from general funds and other such items in the budget, where they should have been all along, as part of his transparency efforts. Big mistake, the GOP, the Grand Ayatollahs of deceit, took advantage of that and are using it to advertise out of control spending and accumulation of debt, ignoring the fact that the cost of those wars existed before President Obama was inaugurated. The only difference is that one charged it to items such as unfunded liabilities (out of sight out of mind) and the other put it in the budget for everyone to see and appreciate the consequences of our decisions.

      • I’ll give you an example of what President Obama has done for us, and the way Republicans react to it. I just had lunch with friends, who happen to be conservative Republicans. At one point they showed me a $1,000 rebate check they got for replacing their old A/C unit with an energy efficient one, and suggested we should go to the same store where they bought theirs to take advantage of that promotion. When I told them that the appliance replacement rebates are actually coming from the Federal government as part of the stimulus package their answer was no, that it came from the nice folks they bought their new A/C from. Bottom line, Republicans don’t hesitate to take advantage of President Obama’s policies, they just reject any association with the man the love to hate.

      • 1. Afforable Care Act
        2. Lilly Ledbetter (equal pay for women)
        3. American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
        4. Saved GM & Chrysler from banpruptcy
        5. Overturned restriction of stem cell research
        6. Ended DADT
        7. Credit card bill of rights
        8. Ended the war in Iraq
        9. Payroll income (FICA) tax reduction
        10. Student Loans reform
        11. Ordered the raid that brought justice to the man responsible for 9/11
        12. Appointed two women to the Supreme Court
        13. Food safety legislation
        14. Proposed investment in infrastructure (killed by GOP)
        15. Proposed punishing companies that outsource & rewarding those that invest and create jobs in the USA (killed by GOP)
        16. Proposed closing the Gitmo prison camp and putting inmates in Federal prisons (killed by GOP)
        17. Proposed ending the war in Afghanistan in 2009 (rejected by GOP)
        18. Restored American credibility worldwide
        …and the list goes on and on.

        • sigrid28

          I think we should all copy and print your fine list and put it on the refrigerator to help us deal with the IMAX of lying about to dominate the airways during the RNC’s tenure in Tampa.

        • rustacus21

          Thanx Dominick Vila for this excellent list of both accomplishments & obstructions, which in the end, show a President structuring policy in favor of 100% of Americans, while conservatives, in their limited ability to understand Democracy, can only see it as it affects the tiny, miniscule 1%ers. How any 1 can fail to see what as indisputable proof of competency, means they willfully ignore reality & believe what they’re told, so they don’t have to think at all. What a sad & pathetic way to live! But maybe their Women can save them, since they have more at stake this election than conservative men: these Women have to take care of both the young & adult (unemployed/retired) ‘children’ of their families!!! By that measure, they’re ‘obligated’ to save their families by voting to re-elect President Obama…

      • Kay Bright

        Are you asking because you really want to know or just repeating more lies? If you REALLY want the answers, google Obama’s Accomplishments and read the list of all he’s done with AN OPEN MIND!

      • Justin Napolitano

        He made a lot of money for me. The stock market has doubled since March 2nd 2009. And you know what, if you have a pension it is invested in that market and you are more secure in retirement today than than before Obama took office. I vote with my wallet and it is much fuller today than it has ever been.
        A vote for Romney is a vote to make him richer and you poorer.
        Obama/Biden 2012 1040

      • Justin Napolitano

        He has not taken one Fucking dime from Medicare, his program cuts payments to health care providers in exchange for 30 million more people having health insurance. Get your fact straight or shut up.
        Medicare folks better wake up before Romney/Ryan fucks them in the ass.

        • The irony is that seniors are getting more benefits as a result of the latest legislation on this issue and because of ACA, including lower RX copays and the elimination of the doughnut hole. Never mind the fact that without these savings MEDICARE would have gone broke in less than 10 years. Unfortunately, a lot of seniors are exhibiting signs of premature Alzheimers and do not understand the difference between savings in projected expenditures that do not affect benefits, and a plan designed to dismantle MEDICARE for people under 55, which would deprive the program of the funding it needs to function.

      • He has worked like hell to try to get this country back on track, while facing the ugliest disrespect ever received by ANY President! That idiot bushit wasn’t treated a fraction as poorly, despite the fact that the son-of-a- b!^#h ought to be in prison! He saved the auto industry, and the peripheral jobs around it.

        Oh, and by the way, fool, NOTHING WAS TAKEN FROM MEDICARE! And I know, I’m on Medicare. He has worked to STOP the idiotic practice of “Fee for service” which has doctors calling for the same tests over and over again, tests and procedures that are un-necessary, and worked against those few doctors who have no scruples about billing for services never rendered.

      • AdamMos

        How about a stock market that has doubled since 2009. How about 30 straight months of private sector job growth. How about a stimulus that ended the recession. How about the fact that taxes are lower. How about the killing of Osama Bin Laden and the destruction of Al Quaida. How about the victory in Iraq and our troops coming home. How about the overthrow of Mubarak and Khadafee. How about the improving housing market. How about the repeal of DADT. How about universal health care and millions of lives being saved and reducing our defecit at the same time. How about the expansion of Medicaid. How about the Dream Act which did not grant amnesty. You are watching history being made. Obama will go down as one of the greatest if not the greatest Presidents ever.

    • onedonewong

      You think that will make him a US citizen, who worked for a living, got thru collge based on merit, have respect for the law and constitution and drop his socialist desires??

      • Kay Bright

        YOU don’t know anything about his records, nor did you request them of any other white president, so stop making your silly comments. I bet you couldn’t hold a candle to his or anyone else’s records judging from your own writing skills.

        • onedonewong

          Then why is demanding Romney’s records??? He’s spent millions sealing his college records and is a well know dope dealer. He went to college and got a GED that’s what a quota degree is worth in the real world

        • onedonewong

          I’ve seen them he applied to college as a foreign student and qualified for a scholarship based on need. He then got his 1st car and spending $$ by selling dope to black grade school kids. He lived with his old ladies that had 9 illegitimate kids and he hates this country. What else would you like to know??

      • Justin Napolitano

        Tell us about yourself Onedone? Tell us how you graduated Suma Cum Laud from your high school and college? Tell us how you have succeeded in life and have achieved greatness? Tell us how your greatness equals becoming President Of The United States and leader of the greatest military in history? Tell us how you can even equal a pimple on the ass of the President? Tell us please so that I may understand your highness?

        • onedonewong

          I graduateed summa cum from 8th grade HS college law school and med school. Was president of a law review that has no affliation with the college. Was admitted on merit. Know the law and the constitution, Never took graft $$ from the MAFIA, never needed to get my wife a no show job.
          Served in the military even though barak was trying to have us killed to protect his mooslim brothers. I pay for my wife and childrens vacations, buy my own beer. Am a 5 handicapper, I’m not arrogant, can take critism and learn from it. Know economics and I work for a living never been on the govt tit

      • ExPAVIC

        ONE

        I don’t respond to your idiotic ramblings. Just hike over to townhall.daily with the rest of the American Taliban Republican idiots.

        • onedonewong

          Barak is toast hence all the hate on this site

    • Edsanjuan

      ExSMART: Better yet, why don’t you spray Owebama INVISIBLE ??

      • ExPAVIC

        WHAT?

        Not a nice thing to do to a second term POTUS.

        Why don’t you hike your butt over to Town Hall.daily where the other American Taliban Republican idiots blog?

        You are just making a fool of yourself here.

        • ExSMART: “… SECOND term POTUS”??!!! Now, ExSMART, WHO is making a fool of himself ??!! “Second term”??!! ha, ha, ha, ha, haaaa!! You are good and FUNNY, ExSMART!
          I am not making a fool of myself on this “forum” (really “cesspool”), and you want to know why? Because in order to REALLY make a fool of myself I would have to become more ignorant than the majority of the “posters” here, …. and that, ExSMART, is not so and will never happen.
          Tell you what: I’ll show you what a nice guy I am: When Romney/Ryan whip Obummer/Crazy Joe’s collective “fanny” on November 6th, I’ll will post my LAST post here, saying “I TOLD you !!” and will then be GONE from your sorry life; I will leave all of you to lament, for the next eight (8) years, your DEFEAT (by a landslide) at the voting booths.
          P.S. – Fern Woodford can give you excellent references about me.

          • You Just A Little Punk Ass Bitch Who Think You Are Cute But You’re Not You Just A Little Tea Bagging Bitch!!

          • Edsanjuan

            ExSMART: You see? I TOLD you Fern Woodcock would give you excellent references about me.
            Please excuse her very limited vocabulary; she was raised by Cheeta the chimpanzee ….

  • rockin_the_bay_in_Tampa

    I don’t know why he is complaining, the republicians have been doing this for years. Now the tables have been turned and they are crying foul.

    • js121

      I agree with you; but, the tables have not turned. I’ve been at both parties rallies and there is a BIG difference! Romney’s rallies are BIG Hate rallies. He has not said what he is going to do to balance the budget in the near future nor anything else that matters to us. All he/Ryan do is stand there an incite hate for Obama and get the crowd yelling profanities against the POTUS. Obama/Biden’s rallies are laid back with substance and compliments to both Romney/Ryan. Obama’s sponsored ads just state the facts (some PAC’s may not be so graceful) and ALL of Romney’s are attack ads. The scales are not balanced. None of it really matters as the New Right has the Ace up their sleeve anyways. All the hoopla will come down to good ole fashioned ELECTION FRAUD in the end Same way Bush won…Diebold Machines/software – still being used to against democracy. AZ embroiled in battle in courts right now over the Hersti Stick used to skew votes, 2012. We need to get rid of those machines! and, now, fight the 1,000,000 intimidators they plan on bringing into our voting stations to scrutinize WHO votes. Democracy? Think NOT!

      • the reason why he dosent say what he,s going to do for this country is because then when he dose nothing for the country he can say i never said i was going to do that . all he says is when he gets there he will fig out whats best to do . but one has to understand when that time comes it,s the time he thinks what he can do for him self and the greedy bastard 2% freinds of his

      • there new right is more like the third right evil at its worse

      • whah, whah, whah, quit your whining…

    • Mimi2kool

      That is just because the GOP can dish it out, but they can’t take it when it comes back at them.

  • 1standlastword

    I so glad he is hearing what people really think of him.

  • Polygamyman

    Romneys close friend G Mawell told Gloria on the CNN profile that he could never forget the face on the fellow students face when Romney and his sick friends help him down and Romney cut his hair with scissors,violating him.
    If the consequences were so severe it is impossible for Romney to forget this horrible incident. His denial reflects his narcisstic sociopathic character. No matter what his children say he is a vicious mean spirited man that will teach Iran a lesson that will cost the lives of countless american soldiers something a draft dodger like him knows nothing about him.
    Two of the fastest growing movements in the world are Islam and Mormonism both fuelled by compulsory adherence. It is hard to process the ectasy and excitement of the religious right for a cult embracing man that seeks to wipe out christianity with aggresive proselytising. His mormon cult believes that christianity is not complete and inadequate becasue their Church is the only group of restoration, Jewish folk need to understand Mormonism believes that the New Jerusalem will be set up in the USA. It is also sad that CNN seems to want to function as his informercial supporter. Pierce Morgan is the biggest cheerleader,particularly with his interview in London recently. What a disgrace.

    • signalfire1

      Something I seem to be the only one discussing, either on these message boards or in the general press: Romney was involved in a fatal car accident when he was in France as a ‘missionary’ whilst annoying the French and avoiding the US draft back home (even though he supported the war and has been quoted as longing for the swamps of Vietnam to serve his country…).

      The wife of the president of the mission was killed instantly, and Romney was declared dead at the scene by the first officer to arrive. Turns out he was in a coma for 2-3 days, and took nearly a year to recover. Ann said he ‘was a different person’ when he returned home. I think she meant that he wasn’t quite so interested in various felony ‘pranks’ anymore, but the brain damage a coma implies may actually explain his lack of memory when confronted with his outrageous and sociopathic behaviors in the past. There’s also the very odd way he stutters when he says the word, “I”… it invariably comes out, “I, I, I, I, ….” who else do you know who does that???

      The question is, Is this a man with memory problems, or telling the truth problems?

      Either way, he’s not fit for the White House. Maybe there’s a reason he did so well in a business that requires very little in the way of empathy, or why he doesn’t bother reading his tax forms before he signs them, or why his entire career seems to depict a man who could easily be an Etch-A-Sketch (great visual image, that one!)

      • js121

        I agree with your comments; but, would like to add one thing. We, as “small” people, do NOT sign anything we don’t read – especially our taxes! I have worked for small advertisers doing their books and Never did any of them EVER Not scrutinize nor read their tax reports. It seems the more $$ you have, the more you pour over your books. Now, I realize that Rove, et al, only want someone who has 10-digits to sign what they put in front of them….we can expect that he will do as he is told – just sign on the line and don’t bother reading what it is you are signing off on. Nothing he says or does is “normal” behavior.

  • What Romney did in schoool would have him standing in front of a judge today.Tell me , is this the man you want for President?He is still a bully.

    • ottokristen

      Don’t be so harsh on poor young Mitt the bully,he saw himself in his father.

  • BSB

    HAS ANYONE NOTICE THAT FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH AND DICK CHENEY WERE NOT INVITED TO THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION, WELL THEY WERE NOT. IT JUST GOES TO SHOW YOU WHAT 8 YEARS OF THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION REALLY DID FOR THIS COUNTRY. HOW MR. BUSH AND MR. CHENEY TURN THE USA UPSIDE DOWN, AND MR. ROMNEY EXPECTED PRESIDENT OBAMA TO CORRECT ALL 8 YEARS OF MR. BUSH’S MISTAKES IN LESS THAN 4 YEARS.

    MR. ROMNEY, YOUR REPUBLICAN BROTHER GEORGE BUSH, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE USA LEFT A DISASTER THAT WAS 1000 TIMES WORSE THAN HURRICANE KATRINA.

    • js121

      They were both convicted of War Crimes. I don’t think the base wants to show them off – they will only stir up trouble.

  • CPANY

    I notice that the Republicans denied the black guy, Cain, a spot on the convention program. The Mormons denied blacks for years, only recently accepting them into their congregations.

    No way Mormon Mittens is going to let Cain into his private party.

    I’ve also missed Karl Rove’s porcine features. Is the GOP ashamed of him?

  • skater60

    Romney is a gentleman who is going to lose to President Obama in November. Then we can all forget about this election nonsense and get on with life and polluting ourselves to death.

    • js121

      No, he is NOT going to lose. Right now, we are fighting ELECTION FRAUD which won Bush 2 elections (proven in court). There is NO Voter Fraud; but, election fraud is rampant and used – even currently there is a court case in AZ where they skewed results (against the Libertarian party) using what is now known as the Hersti Stick. They have that Ace up their sleeve, have used it, and WILL use it. Now, Colorado just passed HB1036 which will curtail our ability to verify the election counts – that will spread to all New Right States. Wisconsin just won a fight to stop them from burning the ballots after the recall of walker election. They have us distracted with their b.s. so we don’t see this coming; but, a lot of us know what is next. FIGHT the Machines/software as none are made in the USA anymore and those that manufacture them are unscrupulous!!! More info can be found on blackboxvoting dot org.

      • skater60

        Trust me on this one, willya? Mister Romney will lose this election, Mister Obama will win, and the U.S. will actually survive (and prosper)!

        • YepThatTell

          Amen, skater60!

        • Edsanjuan

          Skater: Let me enlighten your ignorance: Your statement to the effect that Owebama will win and the U.S. will prosper is what is called an OXYMORON (look it up !!)
          BTW, your other statement to the effect that “…we can all forget about this election nonsense and get on with life…” was pretty ignorant too.
          Election “NONSENSE” ??!!!! Where are you from ? Castro’s Cuba??
          … and then the other ignoramus comes along and chirps: “Amen, skater60 !”
          Oh, brother ….

          • skater60

            Actually, yes, I am from Cuba. Our whole election process lasts for dos dias (look it up), and costs $58.95 – beat that greeeengo!

          • skater60: So it is true: You do NOT believe in elections. Why don’t you go back to Cuba, and take the Kenyan with you (after his defeat on November 6th)
            Beat that socialist !!

  • I once considered voting for Romney yet I took a wait and see approach because I was very disappointed with Obama’s moral views on abortion and same-sex marriage. But after careful review of both candidates, this year will definitely be one of lesser of the two evils. Romney has clearly proven to be for rich white people while claiming to be for the middle class. Therefore, I will hold my nose tightly this fall and vote for Obama.

    • YepThatTell

      Dear Oliver, I suggest you breathe deeply, smile, and think about liberty preserved while you cast your vote for President Obama.

      • rustacus21

        … To YepThat & Oliver: … & when we also vote out conservatives & T-baggers in Congress & we’re in ‘ACTUAL’ recovery & the money’s not so bad, a new car in the drive, up-to-date mortgage note, kids in new clothes & the wife only working part-time, there’ll be lots of Oliver’s out there who will grudgingly say ‘…good job Mr. President!’ & ‘… great to see govt work – for a “change”…’

  • What a flippin hypocrite, he got rid of his competition in the repug primary by bashing everyone of them. This man has no honor or loyalties which is why he is able to do the things he does, he has no conscience.

    • js121

      I always wonder why the Republican base does not remember what all those other guys/girl said about him. They believed them then; but, conveniently forget now??

  • Slick Mitt R’money can dish it out but sure can’t take it. Whiny little frat boy privileged punk has been running a campaign lower than the lowest against Obama, but can’t take the heat of some well placed questions about his vulture capitol business dealings, tax shelters, and hidden offshore assets.

  • signalfire1

    Gary Johnson for President! He’s going to be on the ballot in all 50 states and he NEVER says anything negative about his opponents (too much class) and he doesn’t lie through his teeth, either. His record (two term popular governor, left NM with a huge surplus and never raised taxes) soars above either Obama or Romney.

    There’s a reason why you’ve probably never heard of him, even though he was the first candidate to declare well over a year ago. Neither party, nor their print or video minions, want you to know you have a true choice.

    It’s a wasted vote if you vote for either Obama or Romney. Notice there’s no talk of ‘Hope and Change’ anymore, because at least we’ve wised up to that… It’s been Obama that’s been signing all the anti-Constitutional legislation, not Romney. Either way, they’re both fascists, in league with the same corporations that manufacture war materials. This country is hovering frightening close to the way Germany looked when Hitler took over. In many ways, it’s far worse.

    As Johnson’s ad says, “Be Libertarian with Me, This One Election. If You Find You Don’t Like Peace and Prosperity, You Can Always Vote The Other Guys Back In…Live Free!”

  • quasm

    Mr. Conason;

    Is it the insinuation of Thomas Edsall and Chris Matthews that Mr. Romney’s overall theme is “Obama is taking Medicare money away from hard-working whites to give cash and medical care to indolent blacks,” which cannot be shown, that bothers you?

    Dik Thurston
    Colorado Springs

  • Whiners! “Our campaign would be greatly helped if you didn’t talk about my time as Governor or my business.” Mittens actually said that. Meanwhile slammin’ the Pres on Birther issues. Whiners! The President responded by making a joke of the joke. Get you Birth certificate button, mug or t-shirt. When we’ gonna see Mitt’s taxes on a t-shirt? About the time we see any of his plans on paper. Like never!

    • js121

      Hey, I’m waiting to see the Romney’s Cosco Membership Card, lol

      • The CEO Of Costco Backs Our POTUS!!

        • Edsanjuan

          Fern Woodcock: Come November 6th, your “POTUS” will get a big “KICKUS” on his “ANUS” ….

  • is the anti-christ romney a good business man ? hmmmm yes one can say that he maybe . but he,s a good businessman for the few not the many . he dosent want every one to be the same as him . then who would he step on ? he,s the one that wants to break up the country and its ppl. he,s to try to fool the ppl as he has . lots of words out of his mouth are lies . and when he says so many of them he belives his own bull. he,s deviding this country and the ppl. them self (or trying too) and in his simple mind there,s realy only 2 kinds of ppl. him and his greedy bastard freinds the 2% and the rest of the 98% of the country,s ppl. that he and his rich pals use as a door mat. why cant ppl. see this ? his true rool as the anti-christ romney is to fool ppl. to make them think his evil; ways . and its working too much .what happen if he gets the SIT and the house . the last time the country fell so hard was bad enough his time if he gets it will be even harded . he will make this country so weak that any place can come in and take over the USA some might think this couldnt happen . but if he comes in and crashes this country like bust did . how many time will this country have to riase again . might be one more time we cant . as far as him saying i am what i am and thats all that i am . well popeye the sailor man didnt run from protecting his country . like the cowardly lion did . he want to make the country his own OZ,S he runs to save his own gutless butt . and takes every thing from ppl. for a business and puts them in the streets. hungery and nothing to take care of there health . and thats good business too him . he gose to war vets and says well ur the same age of me . the vets should asked where was you when i was fighting for this country ? he,d say hiding he has no shame . and then he says the PRES. and the DEMS have no shame . when thy tell the truth about him . well he gives money to his faith . yes because those are the ppl. his anti-christ ways has it planed he,s pure evil . just hope the country ant its ppl. see this before its too late.

    • ClydeMcWhorter

      Maybe Romney is Not So Bad A Human Being As You Think!! MAYBE The ONe That Is BeHind Him Is The One That Hates “You People”. Maybe His Life’s Partner Is The One Pulling The Strings>? Maybe He Has Been So Influenced By His “Better” Half, That He Only Does What He Is Told. MAYBE, HE Is Just “Pussy Whipped”.

  • Obama states that the economy is moving in the right direction but did you receive this “warning” from The National Memo today. They are warning us that soon we will be in the worst recession since the Great Depression and to buy Gold now.

    Dear Friend:
    Here is a special message from our paid sponsor Lombardi’s Crisis Profit Alert. These sponsorships enable us to bring you news and commentary from The National Memo free of charge. We appreciate your support. The paid message below does not necessarily reflect the views of The National Memo or Eastern Harbor Media.
    Sincerely,
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    Dear Reader:
    Something bigger than the credit crisis of 2008 is
    headed our way.
    For most people, it will hit them like a brick wall.
    It will touch Americans harder and deeper than
    anything else we’ve seen since the Great Depression.
    Michael Lombardi feels so strongly about this, he’s
    decided to present his “Critical Warning Number Six” in a
    new video.
    In case you’re not familiar with him…
    Michael Lombardi has been widely recognized as
    predicting five major economic events over the past 10 years.
    In 2002, he started advising his readers to buy gold-
    related investments when gold traded under $300 an ounce.
    In 2006, he begged his readers to get out of the housing
    market…before it plunged.
    He was among the first (back in late 2006) to predict
    that the U.S. economy would be in a recession by late 2007.
    Michael correctly predicted the crash in the stock market
    of 2008 and early 2009.
    Finally, Michael turned bullish on stocks in March of
    2009 and rode the bear market rally from a Dow Jones
    Industrial Average of 6,440 on March 9, 2009, to 12,850 on
    April 13, 2012—a gain of 100%.
    I call Michael’s video controversial because most people
    will not like what he has to say…they will find it hard to believe
    until they see all the facts as Michael presents them.
    Michael’s first five predictions have already come true.
    Now he’s issuing Critical Warning Number Six. I urge you to
    be among the first to see this new video here now.
    Yours truly,
    Wendy Potter, BA
    Managing Editor
    Lombardi Publishing Corporation
    News, Analysis and Information Services Since 1986
    One Million Customers in 141 Countries

    • politicalhack1

      And this was an advertisement for gold investment. It was a repeat of an ad I saw nearly two years ago…….Perhaps Michael Lombardi may know something, probably not. Over the years I have found that ads from xxxxxxx publishing company….. are generally designed for one purpose……to make money selling books. The advice they claim to give is either already known, or not worth the paper they are printed on. Now, electronically communicated, they are not worth the time to read.

    • ClydeMcWhorter

      Dear PaulieCindy, Again you show your Ignorance and Stupidity. This is A “PAID ADVERTISEMENT!” Why Don’t You Go There and Buy The Products They are Selling?

    • YepThatTell

      And if I told you the AD you copied and pasted into your non-comment was the Magna Carta I guess you’d believe that too.

  • Don

    Willard Mitt Romney claims that Jesus IS his man yet he keeps all his wealth for himself and gives none to the poooor folks who needit badly. I just like to know what his 10% amounts to to his Mormon church. He is not a friendly guy who puts on a false front with him and Obama already having their meeting and Romneyhood iz doin awl the talkin. Everyone of his commercials is muted or turn off to another channel for a few moments.

    • ClydeMcWhorter

      Maybe Romney is not as Bad A Human Being That He Seems To Be! Maybe , The One that has Taught Him To “Hate You People” Was Not His Parents! Maybe The One That He Listens To Is Someone HE has Said HAS Been His Life’s Partner. Maybe The Greed And Hatred has Come From The One He Says Councils Him and Talks and Tells Him What Else to Do? MAYBE MITTENS IS “PUSSYWHIPPED”!!

      You Do Know that Mit Romney is A Mexican Citizen? His Daddy was Born In Mexico, Under Mexican Law, That Makes Mit Romney A MEXICAN Citizen. Mit Romney Has Never Denounced His Mexican Citizenship.

  • Mitt Romney is pure evil and jf he steals the election we will be in the most horrible time ever in history!

  • onedonewong

    Barak can’t win unless he get 5 million votes from illegal voters as he did in 2008. That’s why ACORN has come out of the closet and is passing out absentee ballots and ndrivers liscenes to every one they see

    • YepThatTell

      Who done you wrong, one? You are so full of hate you couldn’t see the Truth if it laid a golden egg in your lap.

      • onedonewong

        The truth will set you free. Sorry to tell you but barak ain’t the messiah

  • Mittens the Liar Rmoney and the GOP are not only trying to divide this country by race, gender and political philosophy, they’ve been dividing this country financially since Ronnie Reagan took office….if they get their way, we’ll be a society of two extremes: the wealthy elite (1%) and everybody else…the history of this world tells us how dangerous such societies are for the “everybody else” category. Seriously, people: if we make the huge mistake of voting the GOP back into total power, that division of the two classes is exactly what we’ll get…
    I call it a “fascist corporate plutarchy”…a “plutarchy” is a combination of a plutocracy (money rules) and an oligarchy (very few people make all of the decisions); the GOP are already a plutarchy…vote them into power and our country becomes that. What’s even worse is that those idiot GOP politicians THINK they’re part of the plutarchy….NOPE! Darth Vader (Grover Norquist), Turdblossom (Kkkarl Rove), the Koch brothers, Adelson, Friess, Vanderslute, etc., are the FCP…the politicians are merely “sock puppets” (thanks for the correct term, Alan Grayson) for the FCP…remember what Lord Vader himself said: “we don’t need a politician in the White House…we simply need someone with enough working digits to use a pen and sign bills into law”. Of course, what he doesn’t say is that the Congressional GOP are taking their orders from the FCP on what bills to pass (think ALEC…it’s already happening) so that they can become law.
    The Republican Party is this country’s biggest threat, foreign or domestic, to our democracy. I urge all American voters to vote out the fascist, greedy and corrupt GOP bastards and prevent more of them from taking office by voting DEMOCRAT on 6 November, 2012. I’m a Progressive Non-Affiliated voter that became disenchanted with the Democratic Party in 1990, so I’ve been an Independent/NAV since then…there are no Eisenhower Republicans left…today’s GOP are Grant Republicans, which is the last thing this country needs…vote DEMOCRAT on 6 November, 2012!

    • YepThatTell

      Thanks for your spot-on comment. I would add that the “Tea Party” has been completely usurped and used as pawns by the 1%-er-corporate interests. They had only lies, not facts, fueling their rage.
      OBAMA BY A LANDSLIDE IN 2012!!

  • When a fighter steps into the ring with another fighter, there’s a reasonable assumption that fists will fly. If you step into the ring and punches a guy and he doesn’t punch back, you’ve got it made until the other fella begins to punch back. Early in the campaign, if the rain fell too hard, Republicans and the Tea Party said that Obama was the cause of it and we should get him out to return to clearer skies. Even to this day, everything they say is about Obama this and Obama that, letting us know that their whole agenda is about seeing that this president fails, not by what the president is doing, but by what they are doing to ensure that failure, even by lies and deceptions. There has been articles written by journalists calling President Obama a “wimp”, a “wuss” for not showing some kind of aggression. President Obama knew what the Republicans and the Tea Party were trying to do, but we didn’t. They wanted to see the stereotypical “angry black man”. “That President Obama is a baaad mother—- Shut yo’ mouth!” Many of us said he had no backbone! Now that the man is fighting back and throwing some telling blows, Romney is pointing at him and saying like any bully would say “Not fair! He’s fighting back!” Well, Mitt, welcome to the Terror Dome! You asked for a fight, now you have it. Suck it up and take your licks like a big boy! Stop whining like a pesky little sister when big brother smacks you one and crying “Mommie, he hit me!” Put on some big boy drawers and go for what you know. Remember, in the ring, low blows are illegal, and a black eye is a badge of honor.

  • Kay Bright

    Romney can complain, whine, and LIE all he wants, but he will neither convince nor fool all the listeners to believe in HIM or HIS MESSAGES! His heart is NOT PURE. His past is NOT clean, and neither are his DEEDS! There’s too much baggage under the bus to believe anything he says, ESPECIALLY SINCE HE’S LYING TOO MUCH ABOUT EVERYTHING!!!!!!!

  • This “I know you are, but what am I?”/”I’m rubber, you’re glue!” grammar school campaigning technique is really starting to piss me off. Good thing Romney is surrounded by Secret Service folks, or someone would go up to him and slap him silly. Lord knows he needs it. And deserves it.

    • Edsanjuan

      Douglas MorOn: You dummy. Would you be willing to repeat your threats and hate towards Romney to an FBI agent ?
      Yes or no ? You ignorant coward …
      Do you also beat your woman because she, as you say, “needs it” and “deserves it”??!
      What a moron !

    • Edsanjuan

      Douglas MorOn: Answer the question I posed to you yesterday, you cowardly moron …

  • Heed Rachel Maddow’s warning: Don’t try to throw race at Romney. It basically isn’t true, it won’t stick, and it won’t do Democrats any good to try. There are plenty of real issues to throw at Romney. Like the Republican party platform.

  • Edsanjuan

    Joe Conason, ever the hired gun, has to be one of the all-time hypocrites !! I almost died LAUGHING when he says “… it is the kind of political behavior that shames the memory of his father George.” Har, har, har, har, har, haaaa!!!
    The “memory of his father George”??? !!! Joe Conason, you so transparently hypocrite !!
    As if Joe revered the memory of George Romney and is so offended and mad at his son for “shaming” it !!! ha, ha, haaaa !!!
    What a Major Leagues hypocrite ! What a pathetic “journalist” !!
    Owebama, it’s so clear, can not run on his record and (through his surrogate, Joe Conason) resorts to criticizing Romney for “shaming” the “memory” of George Romney.
    What a riot !!

  • With all Mittens racist rhetoric and lies about slander from the White House…he fails to look at the disgraceful ads being run by his super rich supporters blasting Obama and lying about everything he has done….I want to know how he is explaining away his white supporters who are on welfare, food stamps, rent money and medical care for free while voting Republican because they are die hard Republicans or because in their ignorance they think things can change. There are so many of them out there…he seems to be distancing himself and the GOP from them. White, Republicans on WELFARE. Hmmmmm. What a hypocritical ring that has to it!

  • Mitt Romney is rolling like that !!

    Remember the boss at work a real corporate jerk evil his personal invention
    Waiting in your office doorway the provocative words he would say with mean intentions
    Insinuating discriminating agitating are there any other words that I failed to mention
    All of his impurities blended with insecurities descending on ways to end your pension

    Mitt Romney is rolling like that !!

    Now focus on that scary feeling from the actions he is revealing shock waves of deceit
    Cold as a sliding glacier a wicked force of nature by any means necessary he will cheat
    Dealing from the bottom of the deck for a six figure pay check escaping the I.R.S.’S heat
    If you want something free vote for the other guy that is not me such demands I will not meet

    Mitt Romney is rolling like that !!

    Running a company dissolving American jobs what a white collar slob the CEO of Bain
    Outsourcing an occupation in his mind does not hinder our nation is he in sane ?
    Romney for president ending HUD destroying your residence hey Mitt stay in your lane
    His 4 years will bring America to tears selling us to his international peers for personal gain

    Mitt Romney is rolling like that !!

    Speaking at the NAACP bringing black republicans “please cheer for me” there’s one thing he missed
    Our people you should have greased their palms we will rat you out like a napalm bomb the ultimate diss
    Remember nothing is free didn’t you say ? even republicans are reacting to your ways trust is high on the list
    Running his mouth shouting in despair no empathy for you or America he does not care

    Mitt Romney is rolling like that !!

    Summary
    People make an informed decision Mitt wants to cash in on the President’s work in progress and the Presidents vision while chilling under a Palm tree
    Depositing our dollars into Swiss all the current policies will be missed minorities roaming the land that use to be free like zombies
    Paralyzed in disbelief the American dream no way to achieve He is like a funeral parlor go ahead just embalm me
    The Debt ceiling will remain in the red vote for Mitt and live like the walking dead because Mitt Romney is rolling that !!!!!

  • nancysnead25

    i am praying hard that the people of the usa will realize before its too late i think rommney he is an imcompetant bafoon he would do anything to b president he is even buying or trying to buy the white house and move in the usa as we know it today would b no more

  • Elsa

    What I always wonder is how he can claim a history of creating jobs, when his business history is full of lay-offs. Did he create more jobs than than the number of people who were laid-off or vise-versa? I personally don’t remember hearing any numbers about the number of jobs he actually created, only the numbers of people laid-off. You would think they would be bragging if indeed they did create more jobs than they ended?

  • rustacus21

    I’m still trying to figure out what he’s talking about, w/this ‘dishonesty’ thing? But the ‘vituperative’ stuff, he got me there!!! He no doubt, has ever used a word even remotely close, but his fans don’t care! By simply mouthing all the T-party catch phrases, repeating all the crazy accusations, even the ‘birther’ kookyness’ (being dragged from beneath the sewer), there’s STILL no public repudiation in the media – except by Chris Matthews, the other day (which was classic!!! by the way), Thomas Edsall & a few other obscure voices – that he’s pretty much lost it. Like most fundamentalist heretics, the world, according to Mitt, didn’t begin until January 20, 2009, at which time it proceeded to unravel & collapse into a heap & was ALL the doing of 1 Barack HUSSEIN (must have the middle name included to get the full ‘vituperative’ affect!!!) Obama & NO ONE ELSE!!! & yet, if both wars & the tax cuts – between 2001-current, not to mention the ineffeciency, corruption & theft (over the same 2001-2009 period & beyond), cost the nation roughly $9-$11 trillion dollars, is it ‘disingenuous’ to mention ‘that?’ Or is is the $66 billion Bain capital has stashed away, in ‘secret’ world-wide accounts, that guarantee him & his ‘all-American’ family a comfortable life & (wealth) legacy? & if he has all this love for the 1%ers, what will he, like the 2001-2009 administration, have left for the rest of us 99%ers? The answer, according to Mitt, would be nothing, but that too, according to Mitt, would be simply the ‘vituperative’ truth that we shouldn’t talk about as well…

  • Its pretty sad America, when a man wants to run a Country…
    Its even more sad when that very same man, needs help from his fellow speakers at his own GOP convention, to convince the American Public that he is the right man for the Job!

    Does he seem capable and competent to you?

    • YepThatTell

      well, we had a hurricane to watch out for last night, but the videos I am fortunately able to watch today do not show a bunch of people who believe in or are really trying to sell Romney. They’re hoping their RNC speech will be good enough for them to be the next Obama from 2004.

  • C’mon now! You all heard his wife. It’s all about LOVE!

  • Stop whinning and put on your big boy pants if you want the most difficult job in the world. There is no excuse for such childish behavior. Mitt is running to be the leader of the free world, not a boy scout field trip. Politics ain’t beanbag, I believe is something the Mittster said himself a few months ago. Such carping is beneath the candidate. Grow a pair and stand up for something that can’t be placed on place card. Something real and substantial is needed by the American people. Such leadership is indeed in short supply this cycle and in particular coming from Mitt and his party.

  • kibba

    If Romney Hood Win We Will Be Just Another Third World Country!! Romney And The American Taliban Are Not Out Of Touch They Just Don’t Give A Damn!! They Don’t Give A Damn About America Nor It’s People Their Only Agenda Is Control Power And MONEY!!!

  • ExPAVIC

    WHAT?

    There aren’t enough people as dumb as you are for RoMoney and Ryan to get elected. The facts point away from it.

    So far, they have spent $250 million and still lag behind Obama and he hasn’t even started on the American Taliban Republican lies, distortions and fantasies. What until the debates when it will out how far the ATR is out of facts and out of step with mainstream electorate.

    You are a prime example of how far out of step you people are.
    BTW how is your wife going to vote?

  • ExPAVIC

    TOAST?

    So the American Taliban Republicans have wasted $250 million in ads and still lag behind Obama.

    Let me know when RoMoney gets his brain and personality transplant. Why don’t you join him in surgery.

  • YepThatTell

    I know President Obama is not the Messiah. I keep religion separated from my politics. President Obama is a human who relates to human struggles. Eben those of haters such as yourself.

    Is romney your messiah? LOL

  • rustacus21

    To ‘Ron___White’ … but wait a minute!!! Lets go further than that! Lets check out a prosperity map, between the Blue & red states & see who keeps who afloat, financially? According to research (see > http://reasondotcom/archives/2011/07/14/the-redblue-paradox http://specfriggintaculardotwordpressdotcom/2011/11/30/ezra-klein-claims-republican-states-ripoff-democrat-states/ ), red states require MORE in government subsidies – AID FROM THE GOVERNMENT, for the big-word challenged – & as a result, are a greater DRAIN on government expenditures & tax dollars, per taxes paid (to the government). Talking big against big govt, we’ll of course hear how red states help save money, but in the savage way it’s done, in the damage to citizens (look at where the ‘unhinged’ & ‘unstable’ mostly reside…), the dirty little secret is in the numbers – red states can’t count & when inconvenient, STOP counting the sick (http://wwwdothuffingtonpostdotcom/2012/08/29/medicaid-health-care_n_1835101dothtml), the economically distressed (http://wwwdothuffingtonpostdotcom/2012/08/27/contec-holdings-bankruptcy_n_1833489dothtml?ref=topbar), the poor ( > http://wwwdothuffingtonpostdotcom/2012/08/29/tampa-suburb-poverty-jobs_n_1837626dothtml http://wwwdotvaughns-1-pagersdotcom/politics/red-blue-states-summarydothtm <). In other words, elected 'red' officials have made their own citizens suffer in order to create hate against President Obama & govt! The disparity, it seems, is a lack of intelligence!!!

  • The only road to a Romney White House is to fan racial and class divides and to supress minority votes. Far from “grand” the GOP has become the party of NO, the party of dirty tricks and lies.
    The party of I got mine and you can not have any.

  • adler56

    Can anyone really picture williard working- taking off his tie just doesn’t do it- except in his pea brain.

  • beaureguard3

    A Description of Republican Conservatives that claim to be, Religious?.

    [X] Yes, I’m convinced! Based on your organizations talking points and track record of lies that you put yourselves above GODS LAW.

    The Judicial Watch and Republican Talking Points that continually set yourselves up to be superior to liberals. You are the Party that professes to be religious, moral and the defenders of family values. In reality I doubt that your organization knows the Bible at all. If so, you have forgotten the Bibles most important teachings. (As follows)

    Peter 2, 10 Them that walk after the flesh in the lust for uncleanness and despise the government. Presumptuous are they, self-willed, they speak evil of dignitaries’
    S. Mathew CHAP XXV verses
    40 said Jesus, “In as much as you have done it to one of the least of my brethren, you have done it to me.”
    41 “Depart from me you cursed.”
    42 “I was hungry and you gave me no meat, thirsty and you gave me no drink.“
    43 “a stranger and you took me not in, naked and you clothed me not, sick and in prison you visited me not.”
    45 “In as much as you did not unto the least of these you did it not unto me.”
    46 “go away into everlasting punishment.”
    Proverbs, 11,5 “The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that water-eth shall be also watered.”
    Isaiah, 32,5 “The vile person shall no more be called liberal,.”

    To The Judicial Watch and the Republican Party, as you support cuts to every program needed by the least of our citizens, young, old, hungry and unemployed. If you’re not Liberal you’re vile.

    Judicial Watch and Republican Accountability Project

    [ ] $50. [ ] $100. [ ] $500 [ ] $1,000 [ ] $5,000 [ ] $10,000 [ ] $20,000

  • beaureguard3

    The history fought for by the working class has been forgotten. Let’s look back in time when the fascist rich controlled our Nation. So our youth can realize that the fascists are again in control. When our National Guard and Police were used by the fascist rich to stop Union organizing into 1930s Again in Wisconsin Governor Walker was using Police and the National Guard to stop the peoples voice.
    1835, In Paterson, New Jersey, a strike by the children in a sweat shop. Their demands ? An eleven-hour day and a six day work week.
    1877, Ten labor union activists were hung in Pennsylvania for trying to organize a union for the workers in a coal mine.
    1877, Again in Pennsylvania, Thirty rail workers were killed by federal troops for protesting wage cuts.
    1911, A sweat shop fire killed one-hundred forty seven women and young girls that were locked into the ten story building. The Triangle Shirtwaist Company owners were indicted for manslaughter.
    1911, Fannie Sellins organized the United Garment Workers of America and received a six month sentence in a West Virginia Prison for “inciting a riot,” She also organized the United Mine Workers of America.
    1914 John D. Rockefellers Colorado Fuel and Iron Company. (CF&I) in Ludlow Colorado along with other small companies made a stand against their workers. The workers had such audacity as to make demands on their employers. The workers wanted them to recognize their union as the voice of their majority members. The absurd demands were, an eight hour day, overtime pay, a pay increase and the enforcement of the Colorado Mining laws. The union was headed by James Fyler who organized the walk out. Tents were set up and the workers camped in front of the mines. The mine owners refused to even listen to their demands while the National
    Guard and mine owners overlooking the tent city opened fire with machine guns. Forty miners and their families died including wives and children. James Fyler was shot fifty four times for his efforts to voice the miners demands.
    1919 During a mine strike at the Allegheny mine Joseph Starzeleski was clubbed to death. When Fannie Sellins intervened she was clubbed and shot three times while crawling away.
    1919 & 1920 the U.S Bureau of Investigation targeted union labor leaders. 250 deportations and several prosecutions as anarchists.
    1932, Ford Motor Company in Dearborn Michigan. Five auto workers killed and dozens badly beaten by Police.
    1934, Known as the ,”Battle of Toledo”. Two workers killed and many dozens beaten striking the Electric Auto Light Company.
    1934, Known as, “Bloody Thursday,” a California ship yard strike where strikers were beaten and gassed, six killed.
    Thirty years of the fascist rich controlling our government and keeping the American worker down ended when the Franklin D. Roosevelt turned against HIS CLASS. All of the regulations and protection of the American worker ended when Ronald Reagan stepped into the White House. Each administration since has continued our extinction of the middle class worker in our country. They simply let the American people do it for them, We The People, not paying attention to the TRUTH. We would rather believe the LIP SERVICE. Americas fascist rich have turned back the pages of the past. Since Reagan in the 1980’s our middle class is vanishing

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    The history fought for by the working class has been forgotten. Let’s look back in time when the fascist rich controlled our Nation. So our youth can realize that the fascists are again in control. When our National Guard and Police were used by the fascist rich to stop Union organizing into 1930s Again in Wisconsin Governor Walker was using Police and the National Guard to stop the peoples voice.
    1835, In Paterson, New Jersey, a strike by the children in a sweat shop. Their demands ? An eleven-hour day and a six day work week.
    1877, Ten labor union activists were hung in Pennsylvania for trying to organize a union for the workers in a coal mine.
    1877, Again in Pennsylvania, Thirty rail workers were killed by federal troops for protesting wage cuts.
    1911, A sweat shop fire killed one-hundred forty seven women and young girls that were locked into the ten story building. The Triangle Shirtwaist Company owners were indicted for manslaughter.
    1911, Fannie Sellins organized the United Garment Workers of America and received a six month sentence in a West Virginia Prison for “inciting a riot,” She also organized the United Mine Workers of America.
    1914 John D. Rockefellers Colorado Fuel and Iron Company. (CF&I) in Ludlow Colorado along with other small companies made a stand against their workers. The workers had such audacity as to make demands on their employers. The workers wanted them to recognize their union as the voice of their majority members. The absurd demands were, an eight hour day, overtime pay, a pay increase and the enforcement of the Colorado Mining laws. The union was headed by James Fyler who organized the walk out. Tents were set up and the workers camped in front of the mines. The mine owners refused to even listen to their demands while the National
    Guard and mine owners overlooking the tent city opened fire with machine guns. Forty miners and their families died including wives and children. James Fyler was shot fifty four times for his efforts to voice the miners demands.
    1919 During a mine strike at the Allegheny mine Joseph Starzeleski was clubbed to death. When Fannie Sellins intervened she was clubbed and shot three times while crawling away.
    1919 & 1920 the U.S Bureau of Investigation targeted union labor leaders. 250 deportations and several prosecutions as anarchists.
    1932, Ford Motor Company in Dearborn Michigan. Five auto workers killed and dozens badly beaten by Police.
    1934, Known as the ,”Battle of Toledo”. Two workers killed and many dozens beaten striking the Electric Auto Light Company.
    1934, Known as, “Bloody Thursday,” a California ship yard strike where strikers were beaten and gassed, six killed.
    Thirty years of the fascist rich controlling our government and keeping the American worker down ended when the Franklin D. Roosevelt turned against HIS CLASS. All of the regulations and protection of the American worker ended when Ronald Reagan stepped into the White House. Each administration since has continued our extinction of the middle class worker in our country. They simply let the American people do it for them, We The People, not paying attention to the TRUTH. We would rather believe the LIP SERVICE. Americas fascist rich have turned back the pages of the past. Since Reagan in the 1980’s our middle class is vanishing