Who do you support for Governor in Pe...
Mitt vs Mutt

West Mifflin, PA

#30227 Aug 6, 2012
Out of Touch
It's not just that Mitt Romney is incredibly rich with ill-gotten money -- though he certainly is that. Earning about $380,000 puts you in the top 1% of American earners. Romney makes that every WEEK. But the real problem is that -- unlike, say, Newt Gingrich or Bill Clinton or Barack Obama who started poor and got rich -- Romney has lived in a strange bubble of wealth for his entire life. He simply doesn't know what it's like to live as a normal person.

He tries hard to hide this -- way too hard -- but glimpses alip through all the time: offering to bet Rick Perry $10,000 (who has $10,000?), insisting that he has had to worry about pink slips (with $250 million stashed away, much of it in the tax-sheltered Cayman Islands, calling $347,000 earned in one year by giving speeches "not much", offering a $1.5 million reward for the "consulting" invoices Newt submitted to his lobbyist boss at Freddie Mac.(Hey, Mitt, I get that it's the amount Newt made, but most hired killers get around $10,000 for a job that invites the death penalty, so a million and a half might be kind of overkill for some paperwork.) Romney spent $42 million dollars of his own money running for president in 2008, and it barely made a dent in his fortune.

Now, some people are exaggerating his wealth. He does not have 15 homes -- now. That's how many he has ever owned, and many of us have owned a few if you count every time we move as owning another house. He only has two main houses now, and he sold his ski chalet. And while it's true that Romney is tearing down his $12 million mansion in Country Club, California to build one 3 1/2 times larger (11,000 SF) on the same land, his other house on a lake in New Hampshire is only worth $10 million. And come one, we all know that most of the value of expensive houses is in the land anyway. So, pretty much like any other struggling family.

But incidents keep happening, like when a young boy gave him an origami-folded $1 bill, and it took Romney a couple of minutes digging through his wallet to find anything smaller than a $100 bill. Or when he told a crowd, ""I know what it’s like to worry whether you’re going to get fired,. There were a couple of times I wondered whether I was going to get a pink slip." But, pressed by reporters, he couldn't name any such time. Or the time he got into an altercation with rapper Sky Blu of LMFAO, up in first class, when Mr. Blu (sitting in front of Romney) reclined his seat before takeoff, leading Romney to yell at him.
Mitt vs Mutt

West Mifflin, PA

#30228 Aug 6, 2012
Medicare Fraud That Made Romney Rich

In 1989, Romney led Bain Capital's purchase of Damon Corp., a medical testing company, and took a seat on the Board of Directors to better manage it. During Romney's four years, Bain tripled its investment, and Romney personally made $473,000 -- while Damon plumped its profits with Medicare fraud (running thousands of medical tests doctors didn't want, and billing Medicare for them). The company pled guilty to crimes committed during his tenure and paid a record fine of $119 million. Company President Joseph Isola pleaded no contest to fraud, and a vice president was also convicted.

Romney claims he "uncovered" the fraudulent claims and "took corrective action," but court records show that he did not notify prosecutors or stop the fraudulent billing. He just asked company lawyers what changes they could make to avoid prosecution, after the feds' LABSCAM prosecution targeted a different medical testing firm. The cheating continued, prosecutors say, until the day Bain sold the company to Corning. Furthermore, Damon Corp. was required to list in various SEC filings any significant legal risks it faced. Romney made no mention of the fraud he "uncovered," even though it led to a $119 million fine, the largest in history. Damon Corp. is another Bain acquisition that later went bankrupt, killing over a thousand jobs -- but not before Bain made $7.4 million in profit. By amazing coincidence, Rick Santorum also made a lot of money off of a company involved in Medicare fraud: Universal Health
Mitt vs Mutt

West Mifflin, PA

#30229 Aug 6, 2012
TRUE FACTS!

When Barack Obama took over the presidency on Jan. 20, 2009, the economy was hemorrhaging jobs. After the stimulus bill was passed and went into effect, the rate of job loss slowed down but still 4.3 million jobs were lost in the first 13 months of Obama's presidency. Since then, jobs have started to come back. Every month since Feb. 2010 jobs have been added to the economy, albeit not enough to get unemployment under 8%. Since Obama took office, 4 million new jobs have been added, so there is still a small net loss. Nevertheless, with three jobs reports due before the election, there is about an even chance that there will be a net jobs gain for Obama's term. Of course it will be nothing like the 23 million jobs added during Bill Clinton's two terms but Clinton took over during a far more positive economic climate
Obama Dog Eater

Clearfield, PA

#30230 Aug 6, 2012
Mutt vs Mitt wrote:
RELEASE YOUR TAX RETURNS FOR THE LAST TEN YEARS. IF REID IS WRONG, WOULDN'T THIS BE THE BEST WAY TO PROVE IT?
Reid is a weasel. Reid refused to release his tax returns when he was asked.
Mitt vs Mutt

West Mifflin, PA

#30231 Aug 6, 2012
UPDATE!!!!!!!!
LQQK HERE:

http://www.electoral-vote.com/
ussurf

York, PA

#30232 Aug 6, 2012
Mitt vs Mutt wrote:
Out of Touch
It's not just that Mitt Romney is incredibly rich with ill-gotten money -- though he certainly is that. Earning about $380,000 puts you in the top 1% of American earners. Romney makes that every WEEK. But the real problem is that -- unlike, say, Newt Gingrich or Bill Clinton or Barack Obama who started poor and got rich -- Romney has lived in a strange bubble of wealth for his entire life. He simply doesn't know what it's like to live as a normal person.
He tries hard to hide this -- way too hard -- but glimpses alip through all the time: offering to bet Rick Perry $10,000 (who has $10,000?), insisting that he has had to worry about pink slips (with $250 million stashed away, much of it in the tax-sheltered Cayman Islands, calling $347,000 earned in one year by giving speeches "not much", offering a $1.5 million reward for the "consulting" invoices Newt submitted to his lobbyist boss at Freddie Mac.(Hey, Mitt, I get that it's the amount Newt made, but most hired killers get around $10,000 for a job that invites the death penalty, so a million and a half might be kind of overkill for some paperwork.) Romney spent $42 million dollars of his own money running for president in 2008, and it barely made a dent in his fortune.
Now, some people are exaggerating his wealth. He does not have 15 homes -- now. That's how many he has ever owned, and many of us have owned a few if you count every time we move as owning another house. He only has two main houses now, and he sold his ski chalet. And while it's true that Romney is tearing down his $12 million mansion in Country Club, California to build one 3 1/2 times larger (11,000 SF) on the same land, his other house on a lake in New Hampshire is only worth $10 million. And come one, we all know that most of the value of expensive houses is in the land anyway. So, pretty much like any other struggling family.
But incidents keep happening, like when a young boy gave him an origami-folded $1 bill, and it took Romney a couple of minutes digging through his wallet to find anything smaller than a $100 bill. Or when he told a crowd, ""I know what it’s like to worry whether you’re going to get fired,. There were a couple of times I wondered whether I was going to get a pink slip." But, pressed by reporters, he couldn't name any such time. Or the time he got into an altercation with rapper Sky Blu of LMFAO, up in first class, when Mr. Blu (sitting in front of Romney) reclined his seat before takeoff, leading Romney to yell at him.
Thank-you for your hard work.
Thunderbolt

Clearfield, PA

#30233 Aug 6, 2012
Thank-you for your hardon.
whatsthatsmell

Pottstown, PA

#30234 Aug 6, 2012
I like the current governor's politics on alot of things except his views on Penn State saying the sanctions were too harsh. This from a man who's job it was to prosecute the Penn State crimes years ago. If the election were held today I don't know who I'd vote for.
Boss

Pittsburgh, PA

#30235 Aug 7, 2012
Great Pirate game last night. LETS GO BUCS.....
Cool Breeze

Pittsburgh, PA

#30236 Aug 7, 2012
Little cooler last night. I could finally turn my air conditioner off....
Cool Breeze

West Mifflin, PA

#30237 Aug 7, 2012
It was a beautiful night nice cool breeze opened the windows and slept like a baby.
Koch Bros

West Mifflin, PA

#30239 Aug 7, 2012
I believe in an America where millions of Americans believe in an America that's the America millions of Americans believe in. That's the America I love." –Mitt Romney (January 2012)

That's why Romney doesnt believe in keeping his money in USA banks.....while telling Americans ,"We must invest in America"....while he hides his money overseas........
What a guy!
LMAO!

Since: Jul 12

Portland, Oregon

#30240 Aug 7, 2012
Racist rogers, when you find out the link to your mystery poll your boy right wing dick tea bag Morris is babbling that he claims to have seen, prove it. There was a past president that said trust but verify which is some thing you have yet to do. That poll does not exist as your flipper is losing to president Obama where it counts, the electoral math map. Have your racist ass even seen the poll you so desperately needs to believe in? Hell no you haven't but Evan a ignorant racist must have a dream, ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha your one funny pathetic moron
Dan the Man

Chambersburg, PA

#30241 Aug 7, 2012
More stunningly audacious lying from the Romney campaign:

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Mitt Romney, Other Top Republicans Slam Welfare Change That Republicans Sought

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney and a slew of other leading Republicans on Friday slammed the Obama administration's decision to relax some welfare requirements, despite the fact that Republican-led states sought the policy change.

The move, announced Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services, allows states to request waivers to the work requirements spelled out in the 1996 welfare reform. A work requirement would remain, but the idea is to let states and localities have flexibility administering it so they can experiment with ways to improve the number of people making the jump from government assistance to jobs -- something many states would like.

Democrats also wanted the change, but GOP-led Utah and Nevada were the states most aggressively seeking it, submitting detailed requests to Health and Human Services.

Still, sparked by scathing criticism of the move by the conservative Heritage Foundation, a legion of top Republicans quickly condemned the step as some sort of partisan scam hatched by President Barack Obama.

"President Obama now wants to strip the established work requirements from welfare," Romney said in a statement. "The success of bipartisan welfare reform, passed under President Clinton, has rested on the obligation of work. The President's action is completely misdirected. Work is a dignified endeavor, and the linkage of work and welfare is essential to prevent welfare from becoming a way of life."

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Romney is lying because that's all he's got.

It's a mark of the pure desperation the right is feeling.

They know they can't win on their failed political ideology so all they're left with is fabricating outrageous lies about the President.
TaxNoMore

Los Angeles, CA

#30242 Aug 7, 2012
Dan the Man
Carlisle, PA

sez

But if you want to call it a ‘tax increase’— which is debatable — it’s clearly one of tiniest ones in history.
..........

obummer, a four year failure

Dan the Man Carlisle, PA, you are a cowardly piece of shit!

Just like your black messiah!
..........

Don't try to deny that it's not a tax.

The Supreme Court said it's a tax.

It's a tax.

Live with it.

As others and I have posted, it's a tax and after the Supreme Court--not just John Roberts, but the four liberals--said it was.

It's a tax.

Live with it.

..........

OBAMA IN 2008 PROMISED HEALTH CARE SHOULD

“NEVER BE PURCHASED WITH TAX INCREASES ON MIDDLE CLASS FAMILIES”

By: Jim Hoft

7/1/2012 05:56 PM

At a campaign stop on October 4, 2008, Barack Obama told supporters that health care should not purchased with a tax increase.

Health care should never be purchased with tax increases on middle class families.”

Via Free Republic:

http://www.humanevents.com/2012/07/01/obama-i ...
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OBAMA is a LIAR!!!

Live with it.
Mutt vs Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#30243 Aug 7, 2012
President's Jobs Act Would Have Created Jobs

The Republicans' 2012 election strategy is perversely brilliant: Sabotage President Obama's job-creation efforts, then blame him for the wreckage.

This strategy was in action the other day, when Mitt Romney assailed Obama on the stump. Romney said that "with America in crisis, with 23 million people out of work or stopped looking for work, he hasn't put forth a plan to get us working again."

Romney conveniently omitted the fact that Obama put forth such a plan last autumn. The American Jobs Act would have put as many as two million construction workers, cops, teachers, and firefighters back to work — so said economic forecasters — if only congressional Republicans hadn't dynamited it.
TaxNoMore

Los Angeles, CA

#30244 Aug 7, 2012
Dan the Man wrote:
More stunningly audacious lying from the Romney campaign:
----------
Mitt Romney, Other Top Republicans Slam Welfare Change That Republicans Sought
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney and a slew of other leading Republicans on Friday slammed the Obama administration's decision to relax some welfare requirements, despite the fact that Republican-led states sought the policy change.
The move, announced Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services, allows states to request waivers to the work requirements spelled out in the 1996 welfare reform. A work requirement would remain, but the idea is to let states and localities have flexibility administering it so they can experiment with ways to improve the number of people making the jump from government assistance to jobs -- something many states would like.
Democrats also wanted the change, but GOP-led Utah and Nevada were the states most aggressively seeking it, submitting detailed requests to Health and Human Services.
Still, sparked by scathing criticism of the move by the conservative Heritage Foundation, a legion of top Republicans quickly condemned the step as some sort of partisan scam hatched by President Barack Obama.
"President Obama now wants to strip the established work requirements from welfare," Romney said in a statement. "The success of bipartisan welfare reform, passed under President Clinton, has rested on the obligation of work. The President's action is completely misdirected. Work is a dignified endeavor, and the linkage of work and welfare is essential to prevent welfare from becoming a way of life."
----------
Romney is lying because that's all he's got.
It's a mark of the pure desperation the right is feeling.
They know they can't win on their failed political ideology so all they're left with is fabricating outrageous lies about the President.
**********

Keep RUNNING from the FACTS, loser!!!!!

They keep KICKING your ASS and you keep RUNNING!!!

It's HILARIOUS to watch!!!!

LMAO!!!!!!!
Mutt vs Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#30245 Aug 7, 2012
Yes, sabotage was indeed required. Republicans knew their prospects for beating Obama would be damaged if they signed on to a plan that got more Americans working again. They're far too invested in economic misery to let that happen. Working with Obama on job creation is not their top priority; as Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell candidly remarked in 2010, "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president."
TaxNoMore

Los Angeles, CA

#30246 Aug 7, 2012
Dan the Man wrote:
More stunningly audacious lying from the Romney campaign:
----------
Mitt Romney, Other Top Republicans Slam Welfare Change That Republicans Sought
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney and a slew of other leading Republicans on Friday slammed the Obama administration's decision to relax some welfare requirements, despite the fact that Republican-led states sought the policy change.
The move, announced Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services, allows states to request waivers to the work requirements spelled out in the 1996 welfare reform. A work requirement would remain, but the idea is to let states and localities have flexibility administering it so they can experiment with ways to improve the number of people making the jump from government assistance to jobs -- something many states would like.
Democrats also wanted the change, but GOP-led Utah and Nevada were the states most aggressively seeking it, submitting detailed requests to Health and Human Services.
Still, sparked by scathing criticism of the move by the conservative Heritage Foundation, a legion of top Republicans quickly condemned the step as some sort of partisan scam hatched by President Barack Obama.
"President Obama now wants to strip the established work requirements from welfare," Romney said in a statement. "The success of bipartisan welfare reform, passed under President Clinton, has rested on the obligation of work. The President's action is completely misdirected. Work is a dignified endeavor, and the linkage of work and welfare is essential to prevent welfare from becoming a way of life."
----------
Romney is lying because that's all he's got.
It's a mark of the pure desperation the right is feeling.
They know they can't win on their failed political ideology so all they're left with is fabricating outrageous lies about the President.
..........

obummer, a four year failure

Dan the Man Carlisle, PA, you are a cowardly piece of shit!

Just like your black messiah!

Since: Jul 12

Portland, Oregon

#30247 Aug 7, 2012
Warrior for the tea bag class, is that why president Obama is beating your flipper? You can assist to tea bag brethren racist rogers and help him find the link to a poll he claims has flipper winning, cant you? Your opinion did not help McCain win the state of California, did it?

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