Who do you support for Governor in Pe...
not an R

Mercer, PA

#29528 Jul 30, 2012
Dan the Man wrote:
not an R
Mercer, PA
sez
I don't believe you know what a "Marxist" is, or Any "ist" for that matter.
Yes, I have multiple sources to retrive information and come to my own conclusions as to what the Truth is ( you should try it!)
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President Obama's Marxist-Leninist Economics:
Fact And Fiction
Besides adopting the Leninist strategy of seeking greater control over the commanding heights of the economy, if one reviews Marx’s 10-point platform for how to socialize a country’s economy in stages (“The Communist Manifesto,” chapter two), one finds that Team Obama and his congressional progressive allies have taken actions to further the goals laid out in all 10 of the planks in the Marx platform. Here are some examples, with Marx’s wording being revised for simplicity’s sake:
1. State control of real property. Team Obama repeatedly has thwarted the development of domestic energy supplies by asserting government ownership and asserting arbitrary regulatory control over massive acreage.
2. Progressive income taxes. Obama has an Ahab-like obsession with raising taxes on “the rich” even though the top 1 percent of earners already pay 39 percent of the total income tax.
3. Abolition of inheritance. Obama favors re-institution of estate taxes.
4. Confiscation of the property of emigrants and rebels. Team Obama has declared war on offshore tax havens; has sought legal jurisdiction to tax the offshore income of multi-national corporations as well as foreign citizens and banks that have any investments in America (causing Switzerland’s oldest bank to recommend that its clients avoid all American investments);
5. Centralization of the country’s financial system in the hands of the state. Dodd-Frank was a huge step in this direction.
6. State control of means of communication and transportation. Team Obama has attempted to cow conservative media outlets like Fox News into submission through denunciation and has suggested reviving the so-called “fairness doctrine” and imposing heavier licensing fees on station owners. In the area of transportation, Obama insinuated government into the auto industry, has favored the high-speed rail boondoggle, and wishes he could compel us all to convert to “green transportation.”
7. Increase state control over means of production. Through his green energy subsidies, his failed cap-and-trade scheme, now via EPA regulation, Obama has sought state control over the industry on which most other industries depend—energy.
8 Establishment of workers’ armies. Obama has ramped up the number of Americans working for Uncle Sam by securing a large expansion of Americorps and winning passage of his Serve America Act. He also has done everything he could to strengthen labor unions.
9. Control over where people live. Team Obama doesn’t go quite this far, but one of the clear implications of cap-and-trade is that government could start to limit human mobility by controlling how far they can travel by capping energy consumption. In Brian Sussman’s book,“Eco-Tyranny,” you can read an executive order that Obama signed on October 5, 2009 that would “divide the country into sectors where all humans would be herded into urban hubs” while most of the land would be “returned to a natural state upon which humans would only be allowed to tread lightly.”(Marx wanted more equal distribution of the human population between town and country, whereas Obama favors urban concentration, but both want to control where people live.)
10. Free education. Obama has sought a federal government monopoly on student loans for higher education, and in his 2012 State of the UnionAddress, he called for additional funds for new federal education programs.
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I guess that's what you have to do when your political ideology has been proven to be morally and intellectually bankrupt.
See below......
not an R

Mercer, PA

#29529 Jul 30, 2012
Dan the Man wrote:
not an R
Mercer, PA
sez
I don't believe you know what a "Marxist" is, or Any "ist" for that matter.
Yes, I have multiple sources to retrive information and come to my own conclusions as to what the Truth is ( you should try it!)
..........
President Obama's Marxist-Leninist Economics:
Fact And Fiction
Besides adopting the Leninist strategy of seeking greater control over the commanding heights of the economy, if one reviews Marx’s 10-point platform for how to socialize a country’s economy in stages (“The Communist Manifesto,” chapter two), one finds that Team Obama and his congressional progressive allies have taken actions to further the goals laid out in all 10 of the planks in the Marx platform. Here are some examples, with Marx’s wording being revised for simplicity’s sake:
1. State control of real property. Team Obama repeatedly has thwarted the development of domestic energy supplies by asserting government ownership and asserting arbitrary regulatory control over massive acreage.
2. Progressive income taxes. Obama has an Ahab-like obsession with raising taxes on “the rich” even though the top 1 percent of earners already pay 39 percent of the total income tax.
3. Abolition of inheritance. Obama favors re-institution of estate taxes.
4. Confiscation of the property of emigrants and rebels. Team Obama has declared war on offshore tax havens; has sought legal jurisdiction to tax the offshore income of multi-national corporations as well as foreign citizens and banks that have any investments in America (causing Switzerland’s oldest bank to recommend that its clients avoid all American investments);
5. Centralization of the country’s financial system in the hands of the state. Dodd-Frank was a huge step in this direction.
6. State control of means of communication and transportation. Team Obama has attempted to cow conservative media outlets like Fox News into submission through denunciation and has suggested reviving the so-called “fairness doctrine” and imposing heavier licensing fees on station owners. In the area of transportation, Obama insinuated government into the auto industry, has favored the high-speed rail boondoggle, and wishes he could compel us all to convert to “green transportation.”
7. Increase state control over means of production. Through his green energy subsidies, his failed cap-and-trade scheme, now via EPA regulation, Obama has sought state control over the industry on which most other industries depend—energy.
8 Establishment of workers’ armies. Obama has ramped up the number of Americans working for Uncle Sam by securing a large expansion of Americorps and winning passage of his Serve America Act. He also has done everything he could to strengthen labor unions.
9. Control over where people live. Team Obama doesn’t go quite this far, but one of the clear implications of cap-and-trade is that government could start to limit human mobility by controlling how far they can travel by capping energy consumption. In Brian Sussman’s book,“Eco-Tyranny,” you can read an executive order that Obama signed on October 5, 2009 that would “divide the country into sectors where all humans would be herded into urban hubs” while most of the land would be “returned to a natural state upon which humans would only be allowed to tread lightly.”(Marx wanted more equal distribution of the human population between town and country, whereas Obama favors urban concentration, but both want to control where people live.)
10. Free education. Obama has sought a federal government monopoly on student loans for higher education, and in his 2012 State of the UnionAddress, he called for additional funds for new federal education programs.
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I guess that's what you have to do when your political ideology has been proven to be morally and intellectually bankrupt.
response is below!
not an R

Mercer, PA

#29530 Jul 30, 2012
1 Meaning: Obama stopped the oil co.s from stealing our oil and polluting our water.

2 The top 1% have 90% of the all the money

3 It only applies to estates over $5million

4 Meaning: Obama wants to close tax loopholes that drain $trillions from our treasury.

5 Meaning: Banksters should be free to Rob Americans of their hard earned $

6 Meaning: I really don't know because this is all a lie

7 Meaning: Corporations should be free to pollute our air and water supply (see: Fracking & T Boone Pickens).

8 Meaning: Phuch American workers

9 Meaning: "I just made this sh!t up"

10 Meaning: Obama wants to stop the Default rate on Student Loans made by going after "For Profit (read: On-Line Colleges)"
not an R

Mercer, PA

#29531 Jul 30, 2012
Sorry for the double posts!
Mutt vs Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#29532 Jul 31, 2012
The traveling press secretary for Mitt Romney lost his cool and cursed at reporters who attempted to ask questions of the Republican presidential candidate in a public plaza near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw Tuesday.

After Romney paid his respects to Poland's war dead and shook hands with a small gathering of the nation's military veterans, the GOP contender walked approximately 100 yards away from the memorial as he chatted with Warsaw's mayor.

As Romney made his way to his vehicle, reporters attempted to shout questions to the candidate. The former Massachusetts governor, who has answered only three questions from his traveling press corps during a week-long overseas trip, ignored the queries

When members of the press tried to ask Romney about some of the mishaps on his trip, his traveling press secretary Rick Gorka verbally dressed down reporters.

Here's a transcript of the questions and Gorka's response:

CNN: "Governor Romney are you concerned about some of the mishaps of your trip?

NYT: "Governor Romney do you have a statement for the Palestinians?

Washington Post: "What about your gaffes?

NYT: "Governor Romney do you feel that your gaffes have overshadowed your foreign trip?"

CNN: "Governor Romney just a few questions sir, you haven't taken but three questions on this trip from the press!

Gorka: "Show some respect"

NYT: "We haven't had another chance to ask a question..."

Gorka: "Kiss my ass. This is a Holy site for the Polish people. Show some respect."

Moments later, Gorka told Jonathan Martin, a reporter for Politico, to "shove it." About a half-hour later, the aide called reporters to apologize.

Seems like Romney hides from reporters these days.
Dan the Man

Los Angeles, CA

#29533 Jul 31, 2012
You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing's replaced them.

And they fell through the Clinton administration, and the Bush administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna regenerate and they have not.

And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.

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"Kiss my ass.
Dan the Man

Los Angeles, CA

#29534 Jul 31, 2012
“That’s why today I’m pledging to cut the deficit we inherited by half by the end of my first term in office.”

– Barack Obama, February 2009.

As President, I will close Guantanamo, reject the Military Commissions Act and adhere to the Geneva Conventions. Our Constitution and our Uniform Code of Military Justice provide a framework for dealing with the terrorists.

Barack Obama, Aug. 2, 2007

I don't want to pit Red America against Blue America. I want to be President of the United States of America.

Barack Obama, November 10, 2007

“The American people are tired of politicians who talk the talk, but don’t walk the walk when it comes to fiscal responsibility.”

– Barack Obama, February 2010

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"Kiss my ass.

Since: Jul 12

Portland, Oregon

#29536 Jul 31, 2012
How is flipper doing in Ohio? He needs but wont win
Dan the Man

Chambersburg, PA

#29537 Jul 31, 2012
The irony and hypocrisy of the Romney campaign is reaching ridiculous proportions.

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Romney Spokesman to Reporters:'Shove It'

“Show some respect,” he said after being challenged for not taking questions, according to pool reports.

“We haven’t had another chance to ask a question,” a New York Times reporter said.

“Kiss my ---,” Gorka said back.“This is a Holy site for the Polish people. Show some respect.”

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Asking the candidate for the most powerful job in the world is disrespectful but saying "kiss my ---" is not? LMAO! Romney's team is losing it.

Since: Jul 12

Portland, Oregon

#29538 Jul 31, 2012
Ohio ain't buying tea bag babbling points. Did flipper say he liked the Israel's health care? The spending is 8% of gdp. Why didn't flipper call them socialists? Spineless
Mutt Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#29539 Jul 31, 2012
Mitt Romney ran for governor of Massachusetts promising more jobs, decreased debt, and smaller government. By the time Romney left office, state debt had increased, the size of government had grown, and Massachusetts had fallen behind almost every other state in job creation.

Mitt Romney during the campaign for Governor of Massachusetts promised “no new taxes” pledge and he found very quickly once he was in office that he couldn’t deliver on any services without having sufficient resources. So, he raised our taxes by raising our fees.”

“But a rose by any other name is absolutely still a rose. Fees are increases out of the pockets of every Massachusetts resident. That’s a tax. Let’s call it what it is.”
Mutt Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#29540 Jul 31, 2012
“Struggling working families, they were paying more under his administration. They were paying at the Department of Motor Vehicles. They’re paying for marriage fees and burial fees…”

“Every fee that he put place or increased impacted mainly the average middle-income person.”

“The only place that I remember Mitt actually cutting taxes was for the 278 wealthiest families in our state.”

“There are times when I watch Mitt Romney saying the exact same things now that he said in Massachusetts in 2002 in a robotic way that is completely hollow. It didn’t work here so I’m not quite sure why he thinks it might work nationally.”
Mutt Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#29541 Jul 31, 2012
The national economy emerged from recession in November 2001 and was creating jobs by July 2003, while Massachusetts lagged six months behind under Mitt Romney’s watch. The state’s economic growth stayed that way, trailing the rest of the country every year of Romney’s term. Massachusetts plummeted to 47th out of 50 in job creation and manufacturing jobs fell at twice the national average, the third-worst record in the country.

Mitt Romney has drawn the wrong lessons from his experiences, both in business and in Massachusetts, and is using his misguided economic philosophy to shape the policies he’s promoting in his run for the White House. He’s making the same promises he made when he ran for governor, and America can’t afford the same results we saw in Massachusetts.
Mutt Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#29542 Jul 31, 2012
Mitt Romney told CNN reporter Wolf Blitzer in an interview on June 15th, 2012.
"People say they dont know me,and how I turned the state of Massachusetts around , they dont know what I have done in Massachusetts as Governor,a record that I am proud of. uy record proves it. I would basically do the same as President of the United States, to turn this country around like I did as Governor of Massachusetts".
Mutt Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#29543 Jul 31, 2012
Mitt certainly couldn't win a majority of votes in his "official" state of residence,(yes, he votes here but lives more in NH and California), and the ONLY state where he actually held elective office.

One-term-only Governor Rob-me was so fearful of running for re-election that he never gave it a second thought, and went on to start running for President in 2006, hoping to be selected as the Republican candidate in 2008. That didn't happen, but that didn't stop Rob-me from continuing to campaign for 4 more years, and winning the Republican nomination by default, since all of the other candidates running against him in that race were either crazy or just too damn stupid, or both.

The scariest thing about former Massachusetts one term Governor Mitt Rob-me is that people think he actually looks like a nice guy who actually would be an acceptable President. The Rob-me/Ryan austerity budget plan would plunge the world into a depression to make 1930's bread lines look like a picnic.
Dave Rogers

Clearfield, PA

#29544 Jul 31, 2012
46% Will Be Voting For Lesser of Two Evils This Presidential Election

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The 2012 presidential race has grown more contentious over the past few months, but voters’ opinions on the choice between President Obama and Mitt Romney haven’t changed.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters shows that 45% say the choice between Obama and Romney is one they are excited about. Just as many (46%) say they will simply be voting for the lesser of two evils this November.

Questions - Obama Romney Comparison - July 29-30, 2012

National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 29-30, 2012

By Rasmussen Reports

1* Do President Obama and Mitt Romney agree on just about everything, agree on most important issues, disagree on most important issues, or disagree on just about everything?

2* Are Barack Obama and Mitt Romney the best two people to be running for President?

3* When looking at a choice between Obama and Romney, is it a choice you are excited about or will you simply be voting for the lesser of two evils?

4* Do you agree with President Obama on just about everything, agree on most important issues, disagree on most important issues, or disagree on just about everything?

5* Do you agree with Mitt Romney on just about everything, agree on most important issues, disagree on most important issues, or disagree on just about everything?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error,+/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence
__________

Electoral College

Obama: 247 - Romney: 191 - Toss-up: 100

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_conten...

Since: Jul 12

Portland, Oregon

#29545 Jul 31, 2012
President Obama only needs 23 and will get them. Dont rasmussen have my state of Oregon as a toss up state? That is funny. Ha ha ha
Mutt vs Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#29546 Jul 31, 2012
Rasmussen polls are bogus and bias towards Republicans,they dont say how their polling was done.
By mail,phone,interviews,ect ?
Did they poll mostly Reps or Dems?
Did they poll a wide range of age groups?
Did they poll mostly men or women or 50/50?
Did they poll college students?
Did they poll latino people or black people?

The majority of reputable pollsters have all the above broken down.

Rasmussen mostly says "phone interviews" ( cell phones,land phones tin cans and a string?) are conducted ..
Mutt vs Mitt

West Mifflin, PA

#29547 Jul 31, 2012
Rasmussen polls were cited 94 times by Fox News prior to the 2010 midterm elections and over-stated potential Republican votes, according to Nate Silver of the New York Times as reported by Media Matters. Media Matters goes on to say that this should raise suspicion about motivation with respect to Rasmussen polls.

The Rasmussen poll, like the Cato Institute, is seen by some analysts also as a conservative, largely Republican group whose poll questions are set up to solicit, and obtain, conservative opinions.

The discrepancies between Rasmussen Reports polls and those issued by other companies were apparent from virtually the first day that Barack Obama took office. Rasmussen showed Barack Obama’s disapproval rating at 36 percent, for instance, just a week after his inauguration, at a point when no other pollster had that figure higher than 20 percent.
Dan the Man

Los Angeles, CA

#29548 Jul 31, 2012
Dan the Man wrote:
The irony and hypocrisy of the Romney campaign is reaching ridiculous proportions.
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Romney Spokesman to Reporters:'Shove It'
“Show some respect,” he said after being challenged for not taking questions, according to pool reports.
“We haven’t had another chance to ask a question,” a New York Times reporter said.
“Kiss my ---,” Gorka said back.“This is a Holy site for the Polish people. Show some respect.”
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Asking the candidate for the most powerful job in the world is disrespectful but saying "kiss my ---" is not? LMAO! Romney's team is losing it.
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"We've created 4.3 million jobs over the past 27 months.

The private sector is doing fine.

Where we're seeing problems is with state and local government.

Often with cuts initiated by governors or mayors who are not getting the kind of help they're accustomed to from the federal government.

"IF Republicans want to be helpful... what they should be thinking about is how do we help state and local governments."

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“Kiss my ass”

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