Has Mr. Romney ever said anything that he didn't later reverse of modify?
He should have just blame George W. -- that's what Obama always does....
Shake shake shake that etch-a-sketch.
He's only doing this because it was hurting him in the polls. If he really
thought it was wrong he'd have said as much when he had his impromptu press
conference the day it went viral to say it was wrong but instead he stood by it,
merely calling it inelegantly put.
Has Obama? Or any other politician? Let me ask you a question directly. If every
single word you said were recorded and displayed before the entire country would
you be found as saying things that contradict yourself? You can't play that
card when comparing ANY politician.
It is really becoming obvious that Governor Romney will say whatever he thinks
he needs to say depending on who he is speaking to. The problem that America
has is that we don't know who the real Mitt Romney is. I wish he would
have just been himself. It probably would have worked out better for him.
@fresnogirl - when exactly do you believe the recession started... since you
disagree with Obama on that. Would love to know.What I am more
interested to hear from fall those on who post here, who agreed with the 47%
comments, now position themselves. Romney was big enough to say he was wrong.
Will all those other "conservatice" take the mia culpa as well... or
continually and doggidly try to deamonize those they feel superiour too.Interesting and good step forward. It is the moving of Mitt back to the
center-right. Lets see how far he gets to move.
Re: atl134 Salt Lake City, UT"He's only doing this because it was
hurting him in the polls."It takes a man to admit when he's
wrong. Probably why you don't see Obama doing it.
He's sorry that he got caught. It was pretty clear from the video that he
meant what he said. The person making the comment on the video was the truthful
Mitt. Now he's finding out that his (truthful) comment is hampering his
chances for election. So -- he just does what he usually does -- Flip. Flop.
Flip. Flop. And on and on and on.This is NOT what the country and
its people need.
If we stretch the concept of "apology" as broad as possible, and take
every one of Mitt's position reversals as an acknowledgement that he was
"completely wrong", then Mitt has got to be the most mistaken man ever
to run for POTUS, and the most apologetic one, too!Then how can he
attack Obama for being overly apologetic?Mitt, you are not adding up
or making sense.
And one more thing. In the debate, Mitt mentioned his sons.well, I
was just wondering what kind of a man throws his kids under the bus by telling
everyone they lie, and does it for the trite purpose of chalking up a zinger in
the debate?Sometimes it seems Mitt says things to benefit himself
without regard or consideration for how it harms others, even those supposedly
closest to him. That does not strike me as a desirable trait in a President,
much less an avowed Christian.
flip flop flip flop....Some will never learn...
But Rifleman, when he said it, you thought he was spot on. So which is it? Was
he right when he said it or is he right now that he says he was wrong?
Basically, partisan Republicans are going to say he is right whatever he says.
Which makes absolutely no sense. Talk about Etch a Sketch. Romney is now moving
to the center. Question is, which Romney would govern if he won? This new
Romney is great. Problem is, that isn't the Romney that we've been
hearing from for the past 6 years.
My opinion of Romney just went down a notch, since this "apology" was
obviously driven by politics. Anyone with a teaspoon of brain matter knows he
was talking about not worrying about the VOTES of that 47% - he obviously
wasn't saying he simply "didn't care" about half the country.
Nobody being honest with themselves truly believes that. And that's
exactly what he should have stuck to. Even Obama knows this; he knew that if he
tried that cheap shot in a debate format, with Romney able to defend himself
directly, would have been disastrous.Now, if only Obama would start
apologizing for the trail of economy and jobs-killing policies he's left
behind after four years, instead of apologizing for his nation overseas, then
maybe we could turn this nation around and start repairing the damage of the
last 4 years. Either way, fixing this mess BO has left behind is going to take
a long time.
At this point I don't have a dog in the fight:Mitts reversal is
purely political with time running out. His 47% statement (the WHOLE statement,
not the soundbite alone) is his true belief of the landscape of America. In
short, out of touch or least oblivious to how the true middle and struggling
lower class live. I have my share of Obama comments, so don't
think I am being one sided here.
@Rifleman "It takes a man to admit when he's wrong. Probably why you
don't see Obama doing it."Ummm,so when Romney decides
apologizing is cool, admitting he said something wrong... Obama goes from the
"apologizer-n-Chief" to someone who doesn't apologize enough.Good grief... this is wrose than first grade. One would hope that the
conversaion could move on beyond "I know you are but what am I" to
something more substansive, like which economic model actually works, is
American ready to open a third war in the middle east, or how dow we get to a
balanced budget.No, instead, we are stuck grovelling in the mudd
with "I am rubber - your are glue".These guys are more in
common than the political rhetoric would ever let you beleive. It is time for
the gamesmanship to end, and statesmanship to take the stage.
The libs complain he said it and now they complain he admitted his mistake and
he is a flip flopper for it.As usual, playing both sides. Just shows they are nothing but biased liberal hacks with an agenda. Anything
to beat down the opponent. Kind of like the debates the other night...they had
nothing at all show up so they send out an attack dog and call Romney a
"liar".I guess when you see momentum shift you get desperate
and have to do something. The President had nothing and they know it.Romney said the 47% thing once. Obama is on the record alot saying he wants to
"share the wealth" "spread it around" and there is no mistaking
the dude is a blatant socialist. Take from those who work and produce and give
it to those who won't.Always do as I say not as I do though
with liberals. Do you ever see them donate additional taxes if they are so rich
and believe it is the right thing to do? I mean they trust the govt will spend
their money well so I am not sure what is stopping them.
Oh?So Mitt doesn't think all non-taxpayers have the victim
mentality and expect govt. to take care of them? But Mitt,
Republicans here have been defending your comments! Govt. creates dependency
don't you know? Who are Republicans going to vote for now?
btw If Romney follows his plan to repeal the Alternative Minimum
Tax, he will save himself the $674,000+ in AMT taxes he paid last year.
100's of comments supporting the original 47% comment...and yes
toygunboy, you were right there...100's of comments excoriating
President Obama for apologizing...and yes toygunboy, you were right
there...Now romney, the personification of plutocracy, is
apologizing for his 47% comment?No comments from rabid right wing
zealots excoriating romney for apologizing?No comments from right
wing zealots repudiating romney for backing away from his original rediculous
Does he still feel the same way but wishes he hadn't said what he said, or
does he understand what he said was not only wrong, but inaccurate and hurtful.
It is never right to make generalized statements about people. You
don't know what there circumstances are, you don't know how they
arrived where they are at. We have a whole bunch of service men and women who
have given their best on our behalf that are homeless that are facing personal
demons caused by their service to this country, that are not paying taxes. They
are not victims we as a country are in their debt and we should be taking better
care of them. Many current and former military men and women are part of the
47% that does not pay taxes. If Mr. Romney truly understood the error in his
belief, he would talk about those people. He might even propose using some of
that increase in military spending he wants to help them. They way
he made this apology seems like he did it for political purposes to try and put
the comment behind him not because he understands his error.
I think it's odd that Des News hasn't run the story about
Romney's position on "Advanced Interrogation Techiniques". It is
pertinent information that all Mitt supporters should know. Also, WHY was my
earlier comment on the subject rejected? I followed your guidelines explicitly.
"when exactly do you believe the recession started." What exactly is your point? That the recession and bad economy lasted a lot
longer under BHO then GWB?This is the disappointing thing about
Romney. He wasn't "completely" wrong, he was almost exactly right!
Why go back on that now. 47% pay no income taxes,....not even arguable! Now
where he was wrong, is to say that 100% of that 47% have the victim attitude,
and are completely in the tank for BHO. The real number is probably more like
75% of the 47%. That is the point he needed to clear up. He was more right, then
he was wrong!
You who are without fault of a poor remark want to go ahead and throw your
stones...oh wait, you already did. Recorded in secret, what hypocrites.How many politicians do you know who apologize and admit to being wrong? What
a great quality in a man and rare in a politician.His point, though
horribly stated, was one I agree with. We are almost to the tipping point with
federal employees and those getting benefits who believe they are entitled (not
the truly needy). Those of you who have said Obama is not a socialist have not
studied his history or do not know the definition of socialism. Four more years
of Obama and we will reach the number that will assure socialism. The
Constitution will in effect be gone.
Give him some time. I suspect that privately Romney will apologize for
apologizing.Only this time, he may sweep the room for recording
Let's not jump to hasty conclusions. Strictly speaking, Mitt did not
apologize for anything. He simply stated that he had been "completely
wrong". Admitting you we're wrong it not an apology.And he
did not specify precisely what he said that was wrong, or why It was wrong. For
all we know, he feels he was wrong because it is actually 46.5% of Americans he
believes:- "are dependent upon government"- "believe
that they are victims"- "believe the government has a
responsibility to care for them"- "believe that they are entitled
to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it -- that that's an
entitlement. And the government should give it to them."- "they
will vote for this president no matter what"- "they [can never be
convinced that they ] should take personal responsibility and care for their
lives"So, if you like Mitt the unapologetic ("No Apology:
the Case for American Greatness"), then you can hold onto your image of
Mitt.And if you like Mitt the "real man who can admit when
he's wrong", then you can retain your unblemished opinion of Mitt,
too!He's all things to all people!
He waits until two weeks after the story broke and tons of negative publicity
and now he wants to run as the champion of the 47%? Mitt must be stupendously
cynical about the credulity of the American public. You can't squeeze
toothpaste back into the toothpaste tube.
Mr. Romney has spent the better part of six years courting the Republican
right-wing with statements such as the infamous "47%" remark. There are
endless others on immigration reform, social security, medicare, collective
bargaining rights, tax policy, health care, not to mention his rather unique
ideas on foreign affairs. Does he really think he's going to get anywhere
by spending the final month of the campaign trying to convince us he didn't
really mean it?
One can twist anything to mean what ones belief is, or to demean the
statement.12 people hear the same speaker and experience the same event at
the same time, I dought you would have more than 3 agree as to the meaning or
recounting of said event when interviewed seperatly. Who was at the event when
Mitt Romney talked about the 47%? I would guess (none)read in context and
quit beleiving the media and hype (this goes on both sides) Look for facts
before your emotions burry you. One tax issue - family on food stamps, wic,
rent assitance, gas assitance(I dont have a problem with temporaraly),makes
enough money only to withhold say $20 in federal with holding. Files tax return
and gets $4000.00 in fed tax return with child and other credits. I believe they
should only get the $20.00 back that was withheld, that the tax law should not
alow to go beyond zero. emotions aside I believe Mitt Romney is spot on in his
Romney's biggest lament is that he actually said what he really thinks and
"I meant what I said and I said what I meant; an elephant's honest,
Can I get a FLIP-FLOP.... Just who we thought you were Mitt!
Time's a' running out...Gotta try everything at this point,
Analogy! there is a small fire in your house as well as your great friend and
next door neighbors home! which fire would you fight first? Logic states you
fight yours and when yours is out and your comfortable with your situation you
are better capable to focus on assisting your neighbor with no hinderance. The
worlds economies are on fire, the US at all levels are on fire. We need to make
hard decissions to make us comfortable in our situation to better focus at a
later date on others. To many people are not helping charities etc. today
because of the new thought process that government will take care of it. Though
government is at a higher cost.Pending Mitt Romney gets elected and he has
a congress that will work with his Ideas. I feel Mitt is the best choice. Unlike
President Obama having a democartic house and senate to start, he still made
over 923 executive orders in 3 1/2yrs (21.98 a month) to by pass congress. More
than all the past presidents combined. George W. Bush was the next highest with
62 in 8 years (0.64 a month). Problem?
He would have done better to keep quiet on this. His handlers are not the best,
he needs a new team.
I wish he would have said that 47 percent of Americans either think they are
entitled to other people's money or think that others are entitled to other
people's money, and that we should ignore those people. That would have
been a more accurate statement, and I would have become an extremely
enthusiastic supporter of Romney for saying so.The statement, as
actually stated, was wrong no matter how you slice it, but I'm still not
voting for Obama.
I can't believe how many lefties are on here trying to tear down Romney and
defending one of the biggest liars in the history of political arenas. How can
you honestly believe that Obama can turn anything around when you have NO
evidence to back it with. All facts show from the last four years is that
America is 6 trillion dollars more in debt to other countries like China and
studies show that the deficit will reach 20 trillion in the next four years
following Obama's policies. If you want your children and grandchildren to
be slaves to other countries then by all means, elect Obama. I can't
believe people can be such hypocrites. Be mad at Romney for this, but when Obama
says "If I don't cut the deficit in half in the next four years than
this will be a one term proposition." Yet, he is still running for
president. Isn't that flip flopping? There is your etcha-sketch.
@ SS"If every single word you said were recorded and displayed before
the entire country would you be found as saying things that contradict yourself?
"Absolutely, but when confronted by it I'd make clear if I
said something wrong and what I stood by. The reason I hold this against Romney
is that if he sincerely misspoke, he wouldn't have stood by the remarks
when he held his press conference when this became a story. @Rifleman"It takes a man to admit when he's wrong."I guess that means he was wrong about the job creators being
overburdened with taxation, now that he's claiming that his tax plan
doesn't reduce taxes on the wealthy. @Anti Government"The libs complain he said it and now they complain he admitted his
mistake and he is a flip flopper for it."Because we have no
reason to believe he's being sincere."Do you ever see them
donate additional taxes if they are so rich and believe it is the right thing to
do? "I'll get right on that when conservatives give up
gov't services since they want to cut spending.
Folks, Romney was simply brainwashed regarding 47% of Americans. Now he's
seen the light.
Let's see. People are dis-encouraged from something if they are punished
for it. Romney, mathematically, says the truth and is punished. The effect of
this will be?
@SammyB"How many politicians do you know who apologize and admit to
being wrong? "A lot when the thing they're disavowing is
something that was severely harming them in the polls.@ProudUtah"he still made over 923 executive orders in 3 1/2yrs (21.98 a month) to by
pass congress. "That's false. I assume you got that from a
chain e-mail? Well that was factchecked by Politifact where they noted Obama has
signed 139 (as of Sept 24). Those sample ones in the e-mail that are alleged to
be from Obama... they aren't... those are all from previous presidents,
mostly those from the 70s-80s. Bush had signed 160 in the first equivalent
number of days that Obama signed the 139. FDR signed the most of any president.
Basically, factcheck shocking claims. A lot of them (from the left
and the right) aren't true.@ SS"I can't believe
how many lefties are on here trying to tear down Romney and defending one of the
biggest liars in the history of political arenas. "That
doesn't make sense. You can't defend Romney (one of the biggest liars
in politics) while criticizing him.
Re:ProudUtahn"President Obama having a democartic house and senate to
start, he still made over 923 executive orders in 3 1/2yrs"If
you rely on chain e-mails as a source of info you will not only be misinformed
but perpetuating blatant lies.Obama has not issued 900 executive
orders. He has signed slightly fewer orders than President George W. Bush during
this point in his first term, according to the University of California, Santa
Barbara, which tracks executive orders. Obama has issued 139 executive
orders as of Sept. 25. (The U.C. website listed 138 orders on Sept. 25, the same
day Obama signed order 139). Bush issued 160 executive orders through
Sept. 20, 2004, a comparable amount of time.(Factcheck)
To SS 1:36 p.m. Octo 5, 2012In case you haven't figured it out
yet, Romney IS one of the biggest liars in the history of political arenas. He
showed that clearly in the debate. Romney is the liar and the flip-flopper. He
is the candidate that the United States absolutely doesn't need (I
don't like and don't want Obama and won't be voting for him, but
Romney is much, much worse). It amazes me that people ignore that fact.
@ SS"How can you honestly believe that Obama can turn anything around
when you have NO evidence to back it with."31 straight months of
private sector job gains, unemployment now at 7.8% after a high of around 10%,
stock market gaining 40% or so since Obama got into office? "All
facts show from the last four years is that America is 6 trillion dollars more
in debt to other countries"Which is why I want to end the wars,
reign in defense spending (which doubled under Bush), and get rid of the Bush
tax cuts on everyone. After all, the largest drivers of the deficit are the
recession, the tax cuts, wars/defense spending increases, and increases in
entitlement spending. You care a lot about the deficit... so I'll ask you,
how is Romney going to cut a trillion dollars of spending? He wants lower taxes,
he wants more defense spending, he wants to get rid of Obamacare but if he
restores Medicare spending and gets rid of Obamacare taxes then it doesn't
reduce the deficit (CBO analysis) and he wants to go after Big Bird.
Where's the deficit reduction? Arithmetic would be appreciated.
UtahBlueDevilFirst of all, it should be noted, I didn't vote
for George W.. Yes, the recession started there, but on Obama's
watch unemployment went from 7.8% in Feb 2009 to 8.3% and stayed there until
just today when it FINALLY returned to 7.8%, the average American household lost
its wealth by 50% and the number of Americans on food stamps have increased by
10 million. I don't know what the President has been doing, but it was not
fixing the economy. The economy got worse and worse under his watch. Romney is taking heat for flip-flopping, but let's review Obama's
record: In 2008, he promised to repeal the Patriot Act, close Gitmo, decrease
our national deficit by half and fix the economy. Instead, he signed an
extension to the Patriot Act, allocated more money to Gitmo, increased the
deficit by 45% and further killed the economy. His party controlled Congress for
2 years out of the 3 1/2 he's been in office and they had enough power to
push through Obamacare. So, why can't he be a grown-up and take
responsibility for HIS Presidency?
To ProudUtahn 1:17 p.m. Oct. 5, 2012I've seen the viral email
you must be referencing with the claim that President Obama has signed over 900
executive orders. It is a bald-faced lie. The viral email that claims Obama
has signed 900 executive orders lists 13 orders as evidence, all of which
previous presidents signed in the 1960s and 1970s. President Obama has signed
139.Presidents number their executive orders consecutively. The
first executive order that President Obama signed was EO-13489, which dealt with
presidential records. Obama’s predecessors signed any executive order with
a number lower than 13489. The first executive order the email lists and
attributes to Obama is 10990, which John F. Kennedy signed in 1962. The order
reestablished a council to oversee safety of civilian federal employees. It did
not — as the email claims — allow a government takeover of the
nation’s seaports, highways and other modes of transportation. Gerald
Ford signed the last executive order listed, 11921, which updated how various
federal departments and agencies prepare and respond to national emergencies.A complete list of executive orders can be found on the WhiteHouse
What are you doing Mitt? This was a big mistake, you don't have anything
to apologize for. We need a president with some backbone and this action did
not show you have one.
re:FresnogirlFrom the Bureau of Labor Statistics:Unemployment
rateJan-Dec20097.88.38.78.22.214.171.124.69.810.09.99.9 20126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.4 20119.19.08.99.09.09.19.19.19.08.98.78.520220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.17.8Obama only had a filibuster-proof
majority 72, (not consecutive) days. Actually he accomplished quite a bit
considering Republican's "do-nothing" uniform opposition. The only
group which has a lower rating than Congress are Republican legislators.
It to bad that Mitt has to say sorry...becasue he is right and if all the obama
lovers want to talk about a flip flopper then look no further than obama, I love
the how he tried to change his tone on all those promises that he made 4 years
ago that even gave him the chance to be in the oval office. But obama fans are
either blind to the truth or theyu are part of the 47 percent who want another
4 years of free loading. Wake up or be ready to keeep this joke of a president
in for another 4 years so we can pay $7.00 dollers a gallon... or have you all
found away to get the goverment to cover that cost for you as well.
This is why I support Mitt Romney. He does not come across as a know it all who
believer in his own opinions so much that he cannot change for the better. Grid
lock will be a thing of the past and more right decisions will be made by our
government under his leadership than in recent memory. We will prosper as never
before under his presidency. The debates will continue to show who he really is
and I will ignore things said in the past. He masterfully overcame the primaries
that were designed in hell to prevent good from being accomplished. I am
convinced that what we are seeing now is the real deal.
"he still made over 923 executive orders in 3 1/2yrs (21.98 a month) to by
pass congress. More than all the past presidents combined. "Wow,
do you folks even bother the fact check things before posting? I am
pretty sure that you can find things that are true to beat up Obama over. Why
resort to these easily proven lies?
HA.. I actually thought what Mitt said was right on the dime. Freeloaders and
victims make up the bulk of the Obama zombies. What else is new ?
@patriot"HA.. I actually thought what Mitt said was right on the
dime. Freeloaders and victims make up the bulk of the Obama zombies. What else
is new ?"Considering the enormous amount of rich and wealthy on
his side, your claim doesn't hold its ground.
Sometimes you don't need to say what people want to hear. Even fat cats for
His comments were at very best, stupid. At worst they were lies. Does he now apologize for his stupidity or for being a liar?Would
we rather have a stupid president or a lying president?How about a
lying, stupid president?
He wasn't wrong, he was completely right!! He is only backtracking to
appease the voters. Sounds like a typical politician to me. Apologizing for
the truth! What has this nation come too????
Mitt Romney only regrets getting caught saying what he said. Ask him tomorrow
what he thinks about it and I'm sure he will give a different answer. What
on earth does this guy really believe in?
I think we need to have a debate where just all the Mitt Romney's can get
up and debate the many conflicting points of view. the only problem is I am not
sure there is a stage big enough to hold them all.
Patriot said "HA.. I actually thought what Mitt said was right on the dime.
Freeloaders and victims make up the bulk of the Obama zombies. What else is new
?"Then next we will hear how he is a puppet for all the Wall
Street types that support him. If one story doesn't work, try another one.
Don't worry that they contradict each other. The important part is to
have cute little zingers that are supposed to prove...... not sure yet what they
prove.Patriot.... look at the numbers, please. Really... not
politically and ratings driven pseudo news. Fresno Girl.... lets
look at it this way. We are driving down the road really fast, the driver took
reckless chances (banking deregulation), the car ran off the road and caused a
bunch of damage. We turn the car over to someone else to get us back on track,
but now we aren't goings as fast as we used to. So now people want to turn
the keys back over to the same people who got us in the wreck in the first
place, even knowing he will undo the safeties that were put in place.Does that make sense?
UtahBlueDevilSorry, you can't play your George W. card with me
-- I didn't vote for him. My point is that Obama is very quick
to take credit for things that go well (Did he shoot Bin Laden? Did he gather
the info on his whereabouts? Nope. But he sure is quick to take the credit for
it). But, like a teenager, he absolutely refuses to take responsibility for
things that go wrong. On his watch, unemployment raised from 7.8%
February 2009 to over 8% and stayed there until today when he finally got them
back to 7.8%. On his watch, the average American household has lost 50% of its
wealth. On his watch, we have increased our national debt by 45% instead of
cutting it like he promised. He also promised to repeal the Patriot Act and
close Gitmo. But he quietly signed an extension for the Patriot Act and
allocated even more money for Gitmo. HE did that. His party
controlled Congress for 2 out of the 3 1/2 years of his term. They had enough
power to push through Obamacare. So, when will Barry take responsibility for HIS
TruthseekerSo, the Republicans made Obama raise the national deficit
by 45%? I'm quite certain it was Obama and the Democrats who did that. As I
recall, he promised us that he would lower it by half, not raise it by almost
that much. Was it the Republicans who forced him to submit budgets
that not even a single member of his OWN party would vote for? Kind of hard to
balance a budget when you can't even get a vote of confidence from your own
party. But it does speak volumes about your lack of leadership skills and your
understanding of economics. Not one single vote from his OWN party. Ouch!I'd also like to point out that both Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton
were successful at leading even when the opposition party held Congress. They
had that skill set. Obama is not an effective leader. But, then again, effective
leaders don't take all the praise and pass all the blame. They stand up and
take responsibility for everything that happens on their watch.
Mitt, you said it. We saw the video. It's all yours, buddy; we're not
forgetting it and we're not going to let you run from it.
Re:fresnogirlRepublicans have contributed to the deficit, for example,
requiring all the Bush tax cuts be extended. Additionally their games during
the debt ceiling debate cost $1.3-1.7 billion.The president proposes
a budget, (more like an outline) then the House and Senate, working in various
committees apply the detail and develop the budget bill to be voted on.
Republicans engaged in political theater according to a fellow of the Heritage
Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute. Republicans simply took
Obama's budget proposal and put it up for a vote, without the committee
process, and without the necessary detail. It takes "two to
tango." Obama hasn't had a partner across the aisle. The Republicans
in Congress are more ideologically extreme than in the past. Reagan had the
benefit of Democrats who were willing to compromise, and Reagan was willing to
compromise too. For example, after cutting tax rates he raised taxes. During
Clinton's tenure there was a govt shutdown, lasting 28 days because Clinton
vetoed the Republican budget. Republican leaders stated after Obama's
inauguration their goal was for Obama to fail. They set the tone going forward.
I bet it was hard for him to wait a couple weeks before flipping. He was
chomping at the flip.
Romney should be pro universal healthcare any day now.
So why so many flip flops, even on his convictions? It's because his desire
to win an election is a higher priority than his convictions. And that
weakness is resulting in so many of these flip flops that he is beginning to
look comedic. One too many & enough people will be repulsed that it will
cost him the election. I'm surprised the democrats haven't run an add
on this ridiculous flip flop.
ScrewdriverCasa Grande, AZRomney should be pro universal
healthcare any day now.Would it not be great to have a state
administered program? Do you like to see people suffer and die because they
cannot afford $100,000 scorpion bites?
It's amazing, the amount of ignorance of tax laws people think they know.
The fact is Romney is rights and the democrats and news media is twisting the
facts to misrepresent what Romney said.The fact is 47%+ are not
paying taxes and that cannot be disputed. Why they are not paying taxes is the
dispute and 90% of the disputes are biased and racist and prejudiced and
unjustified. BTW, free loaders was coined by the democrats, not Romney. He just
said 47% are dependent on government and the legacy of Obama with 83 million out
of work americans as his baggage. The elderly on SSA or retirement
do pay yearly taxes and have no deductions or exemptions on their incomes.
Retired elderly people do pay taxes.Romney was targeting the illegal
aliens, welfare professionals, workers without jobs and business with excessive
exemptions to taxation are not supporting government services like police, fire,
and education most think are a right.So who does it leave as the
freeloaders? The socialist and illegal foreign nationals.Taxation is
a duty of all, democrats have bought votes of dependents. BTW, 90% of filers pay
less than 8% in taxes, not 18%.
Is this anothoer "flip-flop"? Is he sure on this one?