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Monday, October 24, 2016

WATCH: Obama Campaign Slams Romney Tax Plan In New Ad

The Obama campaign released a new TV ad this morning, slamming Mitt Romney’s tax plan as a promise to eliminate popular deductions and raise taxes on the middle class.

“Mitt Romney: he won’t reveal what’s in his taxes and he won’t tell you what he’d do to yours,” the narrator darkly says. “To pay for huge new tax breaks for millionaires like him, Romney would have to raise taxes on the middle class. $2,000 for a family with children, says a non-partisan report. You could lose the deduction for your home mortgage, college tuition, health care.”

The ad concludes: “How much would you pay? Romney just won’t say.”

The Romney campaign has slammed the report referenced in the ad by attacking the source — the non-partisan Tax Policy Center — as flawed and biased.

The new ad reveals the weakness of that strategy, however; as long as Romney won’t explain which deductions he would eliminate to make his tax plan add up, he has no authoritative way to stop the Obama campaign from laying out their own plan in Romney’s name.

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  • curious11

    Romney at least had the gump to condemn the attacks on our embassy. And where was bozo Obama?… oh.. fundraising, apologizing or trying to find his balls to give a response. Here again he demonstrates what a dim-witted, self-serving, vainglorious ass he really is. Now, why were our marines asked to stand down in the first place? And isn’t sending 50 marines now, to track down Al Quida a suicide mission? Smart, Obama, smart. Can’t wait til you’re gone and back with your deadfish friend in Chicacgo.

    • You stil don´t get it, do yo. You sound exactly like Willard Mitt Romney. Shoot first and aim later. Think twice before you open your mouse. God how stupid can you be.

      • Don´t you know there is stil americans left there. Or you don´t care what happen to them?!!!

    • johninPCFL

      Maybe you don’t know that there is no marine contingent in a consulate, only in the embassy.

      Maybe you missed the first reaction of the president, which was to condemn the attacks. Maybe you missed the first reaction of the sec of state, which was to condemn to attacks. Only the reaction of the embassy staff on the ground six hours before the attack said anything like an apoogy, and it was not an apology, it was a condemnation of any provocation of religious tensions.

      Maybe, like Mitt, your brain was switched off when your started typing.

      • You are right. I spent 30 years overseas, went to consulates and embassies on numerous occasions, and the only Marines I saw were stationed in embassies not consulates. The size and importance of a consulate varies dependent on where it is. In small Third World cities they are often nothing more than a small office. In cities like Benghazi, with great business potential for us, a consulate can be fairly large and can be staffed by several diplomats. Consulate security is almost always provided by local law enforcement units, a lonely cop, or nobody. That the way it has been since thefirst time I visited on in the 1940s, and I suspect it was like that long before then.

        • Gammaanya

          U R right Dominick I travel a lot even to ME and yes Embassies are guarded by Marines outside and inside. Consulates usually not but some do have it marines here and there.
          I suggest that curious start going little further than his fridge and a bathroom and Faux News Nonews. I can’t believe we still have some illiterate Americans that don’t understand english or even comprehend. Don’t know the difference between Consul and Ambassador.
          OMG and these people breed and vote. God help us.

      • curious11

        Hey, I didn’t miss anything… and I sure as hell didn’t miss the State Department going back and forth removing comments off the Obama web site! You ever pay attention to that musical-chairs lingo? Try it, it’s quite amusing. We have a team that monitors the “official messages” 24/7! asshole!

        • johninPCFL

          Nothing? So you DIDN’T miss the part about no marine contingent at the consulate? You were just being an incompetent moron on purpose?

          You DIDN’T miss the part that the embassy personnel were the ones who released the statement, not the administration? You were just being an incompetent moron on purpose?

          You DIDN’T miss the first part of the very first sentence from the president where he said “I strongly condemn the outrageous attack on our diplomatic facility in Benghazi, which took the lives of four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. Right now, the American people have the families of those we lost in our thoughts and prayers. They exemplified America’s commitment to freedom, justice, and partnership with nations and people around the globe, and stand in stark contrast to those who callously took their lives.” ? You were just being an incompetent moron on purpose?

          You DIDN’T miss SoS Clinton’s statement where she said “All the Americans we lost in yesterday’s attacks made the ultimate sacrifice. We condemn this vicious and violent attack that took their lives, which they had committed to helping the Libyan people reach for a better future.” ? You were just being an incompetent moron on purpose?

          You DIDN’T miss the statement from the consulate that said “The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those who serve our nation as the fitting response to the enemies of democracy. Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others.” ? You were just being an incompetent moron on purpose?

          So, the tally is four completely moronic statements by you. Hmmm…and all intentional. You’re just a total jackass, arent you?

    • dggrundhoffer

      You racist bigot . Get your facts straight before you comment.

      • curious11

        What kind of a U.S. President sends our Marines to defend embassies, and then orders that they not use live ammo!… You pusillanimous wimp hypocrite! Go hide under your mama’s pants!

        • dggrundhoffer

          Your information is wrong . You are the hypocrite. You are the uninformed racist bigot. Our country will not change till people like you are dead and buried.

        • ralphkr

          President Reagan sent our servicemen into Lebanon (a war zone) with orders to not load weapons until after being fired upon. This resulted in 241 servicemen, mostly Marines, being killed in their barracks by a truck bomb because the truck made it to the barracks before the sentries could load and fire. And, once again, security at Consulates is handled by local authorities since we have no US military stationed there.

    • Bodine666

      For those with a short attention span, this story is about how romney’s tax plan screws the middle class by raising taxes on them so the rich can have even more tax cuts.

      It is not about the incompetence of romney when it comes to . . . well . . . anything that has to do with the presidency.

      One of the easiest ways to judge the competency of a politician is to judge the competency of his followers. Mittens, you never had a chance. Just look at the caliber of the folks that follow you.

      This just in. . . mittens proclaims Islam is not a religion. In his words, “How can you have religion without magic underwear?” Then he proceeded to baptize the Pope, Anne Frank, and the three stooges before he settles down to fantasize about his 72 wives.

      • Gammaanya

        You forgot they also baptised Hitler and who knows even Osama Bin Laden LOL

    • President Obama issued a concise and clear statement as soon as details became available expressing his condolences to the families of those killed, and making it perfectly clear that we will bring those responsible to justice. Considering his record, I would hurry up and get additional life insurance if I were a militant in Libya.
      The Libyan government apologized for what happened, but considering how weak it is and how fragmented the Libyan society is, retaliation depends more on us than them. I expect either drone attacks or Marines landing near Benghazi as soon as the Fleet is in position and intelligence gathering is completed. Needless to say, people like you will then do a 180 degree shift and will accuse Obama of starting WWIII, Armagheddon, and wasting money…

    • I do hope you poor, white trash don’t have kids because they won’t have a life under the GOP as they will have to go to war to fight the big fight so Mitt’s grand kids can stay home and stay rich. Then when you’re kids come home either dead or maimed you can go on TV begging the middle class to support those wounded warriors because the FN govt won’t–they cost too much money. Do hope you live long enough to spoon feed them because the rest of the middle class and the wealthy won’t give a damn–after all you wanted the man who is going to get you into war so I guess its OK to sacrifice your kids–but not his. So kiss you kids goodbye because if the GOP get in its off to war they go.

    • ralphkr

      HEY, curious11 (or is your real nickname “Stupid”), what Marines were told to stand down? We do not station Marines at consulates and very few Marines at each Embassy(not enough to hold out against a determined attack). Or do you mean the Marines that the brilliant military leader, Reagan (who spent WW2 in the army protecting Los Angeles), sent to Lebanon with orders not to load weapons until fired upon. That brilliant Presidential decision caused the bombing deaths of 241 US servicemen because by the time the sentries had charged weapons the bomb truck had reached the barracks.

      • Gammaanya

        What do you expect from an IDIOT. He is a Rush the druggie and spew nonsense the only differenceis Rushie gets millions from idiots like him following and he donates the Rushie. Rushie rich and stupid, Curious still poor andstill stupid and curious who is next to suck him in in their favorite. One Village somewhere is missing it’s idiot.

  • A plan focused on more tax breaks for the reach, the calls for those breaks to be revenue neutral, and proposes the elimination of tax deductions that benefit mostly the middle class to offset the loss in revenues is not a plan, it is an execution. If Mitt and the Koch brothers succeed, the American middle class will be no more.

  • desertdustoff

    curious 11…if you read the papers or listen to the news (other than faux nooz) I hope by now you understand how stupid nit wit mitler’s comment was. He picked a comment made days ago, took it out of context, and then used 9-11 as a tool to try to advance the points he should have made from the clown convention (festival of lies) but didn’t. He used 9-11 and the deaths of over 3,000 people in a desperate attempt to strengthen his campaign!! Even a moron like you can see that is wrong, unless the number 11 is your IQ perhaps? And if you really are “curious”, educate yourself and quit being a dope addict limbaugh soldier for the American taliban.

    • curious11

      Well let’s see, I read/watch CNN, Fox, BBC, Reuters, Times, LA Times, New York Post, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Atlantic, Azteca, Telemundo, Televisa, — put them all together and your Obama still comes out like a flaming incompent, pusillanimous, vainglorious hypocrite who’s dragging this country down by the minute!…. Can’t wait to vote his incompent ass outta of the White House! BTW, what do you watch? Soledad O’Brien!

      • So what will you get from the GOP, other than giving them your vote. Hope you’ll be happy putting your ass in hock for them cauz they ain’t going todo nothing for you. Then we’ll here OOP’s I didn’t know after you get your behinds fried.

      • Landsende

        Wow, you read all those newspapers and watch all those stations. When do you have time to work or are you unemployed and on the government dole? If you are employed you must have a very lax boss if you can do all this and still keep your job. I’d really like to know who your employer is so others that want a job that allows you to have all this free time can apply there.

        • curious11

          It’s my job to follow/read observe all media. I’m an international translator.. but as far as “you” applying… you’d never make it. You need minimum 2 linguistics masters, and ten years field experience…and it sounds like you’re struggling with community college. BTW… has anyone ever called you “Tapada/Tapado”?

      • Did you need to read all of those publications to realize that you are probably a racist? I would have preferred to hear legitimate reasons for your disenchantment with Barack Hussein Obama II that would cause you to vote against your own interest – clearly you are not part of the 1%!! BTW I love Soledad O’Brien – maybe it’s that both their name begins with ‘O’. I also like Oprah… oh well, my reasoning is just about as bright as yours.

  • curious11

    If your Obama dude is so popular… why is he still at 46, 47, 48 in the polls!… Geez… at least Clinton was up to the 60’s by this time for his second term!… You idiot followers just don’t get it!… Obama is gonna lose this election… and, he’s going down big! Also what do you think of a U.S. President who sends our Marines to defend embassies, but then disallows live ammo? You pusillanimous wimps!

    • Oh please your Mitt is a robot, who can’t even function without a script. But please tell me what exactly Mitt will do for you instead of to you? You want to put your ass in hock to help the rich get richer? The GOP have NEVER done anything for the middle class but I guess that’s OK with you. But don’t whine when you find you aren’t riding on Romney’s boat and get thrown off after the election. Then you’ll go running to the pesty social services looking for help.

    • You have so little knowledge, you must be the worlds biggest liar, next to Mitt.

  • nomaster

    Willard the Rat man and Ben the Rat Ryan have taxes laid out to the T. More for me, less for you all little folks. How wonderful the world is and we will all be happy. Seems the plan is no plan and guess what I am doing.

  • amazedwithsomepeople

    Don’t you see, no amount of talking, or fact showing will change the stupid minded moron’s, they only believe what they are told by Fox News, you can argue till your face turns blue, and it won’t change a thing. So, don’t waste your time with these people, in fact they like the attention, just ignore them, that will piss them off real good. After all there were still 23% of american’s who thought Bush was a great president, even after he almost distroyed the planet.