Romney's "Gift" Summary
Posted in the Asheville Forum
#1 Nov 15, 2012
"A Democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover they can vote themselves money from the Public Treasury. From that moment on the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the Public Treasury with a result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy always followed by dictatorship. The average age of the world's greatest civilizations has been 200 years. These nations have progressed through the following sequence:
From bondage to spiritual faith;
from spiritual faith to great courage;
from great courage to liberty;
from liberty to abundance;
from abundance to selfishness;
from selfishness to complacency;
from complacency to apathy;
from apathy to dependency;
from dependency back into bondage."
Alexander Tytler (1748-1813)
I'd say Romney's analysis is accurate, wheter it sounds good or not.
#2 Nov 17, 2012
we're right on track for the fiscal cliff and downfall. less and less are working now that more and more are laying off or shutting down -stryker, hostess etc. there are not enough working to support the dependency.
#3 Nov 29, 2012
On the "gifts" to Latino voters, Romney pointed to what he called a "Dream Act Amnesty program," which was his name for the Obama administration's shift in immigration policy earlier this year. He also pointed, again, to Obamacare:
"What the president did is he gave them two things. One, he gave them a big gift on immigration with the DREAM Act amnesty program, which was obviously very very popular with Hispanic voters, and then number two was Obamacare ... For a home earning — let's say $30,000 a year — free health care, which is worth about $10,000 a year, I mean it's massive, it's huge. So this — he did two very popular things for the Hispanic community.
#4 Nov 29, 2012
Obama bought the office of President using tax-payer $...biggest rip-off in the history of politics
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