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#2 Oct 28, 2012
"If Mitt Romney is to win the presidency, he'll likely have to clear a high historical hurdle: Getting elected while losing both his state of residence (Massachusetts) and his native state (Michigan)... The last person to get elected president while losing his home state and his state of birth was James Polk, in 1844."
#3 Oct 28, 2012
Mitt Romney was an anti-gay bully in high school, and House Republicans don't think gay people should fall under violence protections," said Michael Cole-Schwartz, communications director for the Human Rights Campaign. "It's one thing to have a conversation about marriage, where obviously there are different opinions on it, but when you get into the realm of 'should we protect people from violence and bullying,' one would hope that these partisanship issues would go out the window."
Romney apologized for what he called his "hijinks and pranks" in high school during a radio interview last week, and he said he didn't know that his classmate was gay. But he also said he was "not going to be too concerned" about the Washington Post story, a remark that seems to downplay the seriousness of the incident at a time when anti-gay bullying is at the forefront of the national conversation.
#5 Oct 28, 2012
Romney's embrace of coal, pointing to a news conference he held as governor of Massachusetts in which he said a soon-to-be-shuttered coal plant was hazardous.
"If you say that you're a champion of the coal industry when while you were Governor you stood in front of a coal plant and said,'This plant will kill you'He will say something different in different situations.
#6 Oct 28, 2012
epublican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, like his fellow GOP contenders, supports unlimited coal and oil production and opposes cap-and-trade markets to limit greenhouse pollution. Romney calls cap and trade a radical feel-good policy that would have devastating results for people across the planet. Last month, he told Fox News that the nation needed to start drilling for oil and to use our coal resources because you have to have oil and gas to power Americas economy.
But according to his standards, Romney himself used to be a radical environmentalist who supported clean energy policy and opposed a pollution-backed economy. Back in 2005, Romney told the Boston Globe he was convinced that cap and trade was good business. It was his administration, in fact, that helped guide the development of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a cap and trade system in the Northeastern U.S. that has raised $860 million for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs.
In 2003, Romney fought to protect public health by supporting environmental controls on a Massachusetts coal plant that was responsible for dozens of premature deaths and 14,400 asthma attacks each year, according the Harvard School of Public Health. Announcing new regulations on the coal pollution, Romney said that he would not create jobs or hold jobs that kill people:
I will not create jobs or hold jobs that kill people. And that plant kills people and PG&E has been given a notice to have it cleaned up by 2004 and they have thumbed their nose at the people of Massachusetts and Salem Harbor by not cleaning it up on time. So were saying, clean it up on time, do the job in the community, invest in cleaning technology.
Watch it (via a minidoc by Vision for Salem):
One has to wonder where the old Romney went. According to Seth Kaplan of the Boston-based Conservation Law Foundation, the old Romney disappeared while he was still governor of Massachusetts, posturing for the presidential election in 2007.
You could see the flip starting to happen then whether it was directly related to his running for president, you cant say for sure. But they happened at the exact same time, Kaplan tells ThinkProgress.
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#7 Oct 28, 2012
WAAAAAAAA, Oblamer has destroyed our country and all we can do to fight back is make up stuff about Romney, WAAAAAA, Attack your opponent when we got nothin, WAAAA, LOLOL,
You are hurtin big time. GO ROMNEY! GO TEA PARTY!
IMPEACH THE ANTI-AMERICAN ANTI-CONSTITUTIONAL TRAITOR LIB-O-CRAPS!
#8 Oct 28, 2012
here is your liberal argument, cuz thats all you got! LOL
#9 Oct 28, 2012
Oh, I forgot to say,
WAAAAAAA, I mean, BAAAAAAA
#10 Oct 28, 2012
If Romney wins the presidency, he is gonna take away your food stamps and your Obama phone. You may have to lose some weight while you look for a job though.
#11 Oct 28, 2012
Romney not running for Romney or his ways of thinking on how fix things .he represent the big energy and the 1% of the usa. he just setting in for them and doing their will as they tell him.you not voting for a president you voting for a party name that represent bunch of rich setting back and calling the shots.
#12 Oct 28, 2012
And you are ignorant, saying things that you know nothing about.
#13 Oct 28, 2012
Hey libs! Go here!
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#14 Oct 28, 2012
Good one! And, so true!!!! Its time we get rid of a socialist radical muslim who covers the crucifixes at a church before he gives a speech because he believes Christ is a fake, sides with his black muslim brotherhood, believes in a one world order and the United States of Islam. And, watched live via video feed his Jihadists rape and murder our Ambassador. He is pathetic!
#15 Oct 28, 2012
it don't take a real smart person to see this.truth is i know ever thing about it its true.
#16 Oct 28, 2012
Hey libs! Here are your peers!
#17 Oct 28, 2012
One more! Edumaketed liberals, check this out!
#18 Oct 28, 2012
blabber mouth that's all just bunch repub. propaganda.and i am not that stupid to even think that the bunch of BS.you brain washed colt members think.i no better.so comment to some stupid cult member who buys your BS.
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#21 Oct 28, 2012
but maybe cuz it rained on wednesday when the chicken was sitting on the ledge with fried potatos didn't know about the ledge not having napkins left there from the day before, sounds like buying bs from pony's, not colts, du dup yep yap yope,
#22 Oct 28, 2012
easy case of Romneisa. DR.O.take two steps backward and sleep for 9 hr. dont get on the web for 2 days and don't eat anything starts with a r...
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