Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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Monday, February 6, 2012
IF General Motors, Ford and Chrysler get the bailout that their chief executives asked for yesterday, you can kiss the American automotive industry goodbye. It won’t go overnight, but its demise will be virtually guaranteed.Mitt Romney's New York Times Op-Ed in response to the American Automobile industry's request for government bailout
One thing we know about Republican Mitt Romney, the GOP front-runner to take on President Obama next November, is that he is an unabashed vulture capitalist as charged by Rick Perry, the Governor of Texas. What the New York Times Op-Ed illustrates is a cold blooded person who looks at the bottom line, money, above all else. If you read the entire piece, he tries to come across as balanced; even noting that he was born in Detroit, the very City which he was advocating adding hundreds of thousands of struggling workers to the unemployment line. Talk about a food stamp president - what would he have done for those blue collar workers?
Romney's solution was straight out of the Bain Capital playbook:
The American auto industry is vital to our national interest as an employer and as a hub for manufacturing. A managed bankruptcy may be the only path to the fundamental restructuring the industry needs. It would permit the companies to shed excess labor, pension and real estate costs. The federal government should provide guarantees for post-bankruptcy financing and assure car buyers that their warranties are not at risk.
In other words - let the workers suffer. The truth is, Mitt Romney played along with the GOP extremists who called the move to bail out the auto industry a grave mistake that will doom the industry. Well, they got it wrong. Now, the American automobile industry is once again number one in the world. And in this case - President Obama and his administration made the right call - and that's leadership. Something that "Vultures" just don't have!
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Finally, President Obama has began to fight back and the Republicans have been exposed for the obstructionists that they have been. Never has the opposition party in the United States House of Representatives been so united (nearly 100%) against everything a president has tried to do for the good of the country. For example, take the much maligned Stimulus Bill; the GOP were virtually unanimous in voting against it - yet showed up in their districts for photo-ups with stimulus checks in hand. If the act was a 'socialist' overreach - wouldn't the principled thing to do be refusal of the checks? Now they are crying foul and going around talking about how the President's rhetoric about income disparity amounts to class warfare. This is Pure BS (Bullshit)! It is the GOP who have legislated against the poor and middle class for years. Their advocacy of a tax code and economic policies tilted to the top twenty-percent of income earners and wealthy investors like Mitt Romney and Warren Buffett that is spurring anger from ordinary working class Americans.
Also, Speaker John Boehner should answer for his party's rhetoric regarding President Obama being the "Food Stamp" president or socialist; which is totally untrue. The problem for Republicans is the fact that the economy is on the rebound and they played zero part in it. Each week, more and more Americans say that the country is headed in the right direction. For instance, General Motors is once again the number one auto manufacturer in the world, thanks to the Obama Administration and, at the time, Democratic Congress for bailing out the auto industry - with solid opposition by Republicans in Congress. Now the pandering to the extremists in this country for the past three years is coming back to bite the GOP as moderates and independents begin to tune-in to the stark choice before the nation: Steady forward or return to voodoo economics that started the worst recession in recent American history.
Read more --> Speaker Boehner Says Obama Economic Message Divides Americans - ABC News
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Saturday, January 28, 2012
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Yes - that's the kind of leadership you get from a guy who takes every side of every issue depending on his audience. Say what you will about Newt Gingrich - but at-least on this issue, he is consistent, regardless of the audience he is in front of. Mitt Romney is the biggest joke in American politics today - perhaps - EVER!
Monday, January 23, 2012
The biggest problem (out of many) with all this? He will turn off independents who decide national and most statewide campaigns in this country. The GOP establishment is well aware of this and therefore, are terrified at the prospect of Gingrich atop the ticket in November. Newt wants to be president - and he will take the whole party down if he has to -- for the chance to take on President Obama. That's how junkyard dogs Roll!!!
Saturday, January 21, 2012
When Newt Gingrich began using racially charged assertions like President Obama wants to be "food stamp" president - while he - Gingrich wants to be the paycheck president - he knew that's exactly the kind of hyperbolic contrast that the one-third of the American electorate wants to hear - and he fed it to them; and they rewarded him mightily for it (see video below). Mitt Romney, on the other hand, tried to challenge the President on failed economic policies; reasonable - but he failed to 'race-bait' and, although admirable, it does not get rewarded when you must appeal to Republican Party Bigots in a state like South Carolina!
Newt Gingrich calls President Obama 'Food Stamp' President
*Fact is more people fell into the food stamp and other social welfare programs under George 'W' Bush - the worst recession and record job losses also credited to the 'real welfare' president GEORGE 'W' BUSH!
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
I wonder why Wiilard Mitt Romney is opposed to the Dream Act - the legislation that, if passed, will allow children of undocumented whorkers who were brought to the United States illegally, to go to college. I just learned that Mitt Romney's own father was born in Mexico. With that fact, one would think flip-flopper Mitt would show compassion for the children of undocumented workers. Check out the following:
"Romney's father, former Michigan Gov. George Romney, was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, where Mormons fled in the 1800s to escape religious persecution and U.S. laws forbidding polygamy. He and his family did not return to the United States until 1912, more than two decades after the church issued "The Manifesto" banning polygamy."
Read more: foxnews.com
Also check out Mitt Romney speaking that liberal language - French - so well: Mitt Romney speaking French on Youtube
Now here go the sounthern Vote!
Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich, got more than he bargained for when supporters of fellow GOP presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, unleashed the power of the Super-PAC on him. Within days of taking the lead in the polls in the Iowa Caucuses, Gingrich, in his own words -- "I feel Romney Boated!" A reference to the "Swift Boat" ad campaigns that doomed John Kerry's run for the presidency.
The barrage of negative ads that against Gingrich was made possible by the United States Supreme Court's ruling in the Citizen United case which essentially allowed corporations and unions to raise unlimited funds and spend it as they wish -- with few limitations. Gingrich praised the decision - and still supports it. However, he has been sounding like a cry baby of late because he and other GOPers believed that the ruling would allow their corporate friends to match the union spending which favors the democrats.
Here is what Gingrich said about the Citizens United ruling:
Citizens United v. FEC is the best chance that we have to overturn some of the most egregiously restrictive aspects of campaign finance law. This is a historic opportunity to strike a blow for the First Amendment.
“For a state this size, to spend that number of dollars in negative ads aimed at one candidate is pretty amazing," said Gingrich regarding the pro-Romney Super PAC spending in Iowa. Then appearing on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," Gingrich Said of Mitt Romney “If he would be willing to just be man enough to say, ‘You know, this is my negative campaign and I admit it,’ I’d be a lot happier,” Said Gingrich. “What I find very frustrating, and frankly irritating,” he said, is someone who “wants to run for president of the United States who can’t be honest with the American people.” Sounds like he regrets supporting the ruling to me.
But not to be out done -- Romney had a response to Gingrich's crying -- “Well, I understand Newt must be very angry and I don’t exactly understand why, but look, I wish him well,” said Romney. “It’s a long road ahead. He’s a good guy. I like he and Callista. We’ve got many months ahead of us, so I’ll leave it at that.”
And with that - let the GOP bloodbath begin -- and the winner? BARACK OBAMA!!!
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
I had to do a double take when I heard GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum say that "I don’t want to make black people’s lives better by giving them other people’s money.” What? Ricky boy was race baiting the bigots in that mostly all white state of Iowa by sticking his head up his you know what. His point was that President Obama's policies amount to taking white folks money and somehow diverting it to blacks through welfare and food stamps. What he failed to point out is that majority of those on government hand-outs are white!
“I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn their money and provide for themselves and their families,” said Santorum. “The best way to do that is to get the manufacturing sector of the economy rolling.” How do you intend to woe the white poor from their dependency on social welfare programs. I am a lawyer and they are taking my money - by Santorum's argument. Perhaps this bigoted scapegoating can work in Iowa - but I hope he wins the GOP nomination so that the rest of the country can see Rick Santorum and the Republican party's true motivation.
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Monday, January 2, 2012
Hypocrites pure and simple. The Bible says know them by the fruits they bare. Well - I don't hear anything coming out of today's 'Republic' party about fixing the poverty issues or the sad state of affairs regarding the dwindling middle class. Just more tax cuts for the rich, as they fight tooth and nail to oppose extension of tax cuts aimed at helping the middle class and poor.
All who wish to win a GOP nomination - primary at any level - must HATE! Hate who? Everybody but other haters in their ranks. Hate blacks, hate immigrants, hate the poor, hate the disabled, hate women who want to make their own choices about their bodies, hate homosexuals (even those fighting for our country), hate the United Nations, hate Muslims, and even hate Mormons (notice Mitt 'Mormon' Romney can't get above 25% and John 'Mormon' Huntsman is at single digits).
The message is clear - if you love everybody and believe in equality for all - stay out of today's Republic Party. They only talk Jesus - but they don't walk in his works. So if you are a 'Hater' - the GOP wants you!
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