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Opinion: Laffer and Moore: Obama's Real Spending Record

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Otis B Driftwood

Medford, NY

#1 Jun 11, 2012
The Moore that Obama wants to spend on Marxist-Socialist programs the bigger Laffer he becomes.
Republican TEA Patriot

United States

#2 Jun 11, 2012
Obama or Romney or Johnson?

A Muslim, a Mormon, or a Christian?

A Kenyan, a Mexican, or an AMERICAN?

I'll be voting for a true conservative, a true Christian, a true AMERICAN: Johnson!
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Republican TEA Patriot

United States

#3 Jun 11, 2012
In Mass., Romney raised taxes, fees

Hot on the heels of his eight-vote Iowa-caucus landslide, Willard Mitt Romney is crisscrossing New Hampshire before Tuesday's key primary. Romney is masquerading as a limited-government, free-market executive from next-door Massachusetts. From the Golden Gate to the Granite State, voters should greet Romney's impersonation with a quarry full of skepticism.

In fact, Romney increased taxes by $309 million, mainly on corporations. These tax hikes, described by Romney apologists as loophole closures, totaled $128 million in 2003,$95.5 in 2004, and $85 million in 2005. That final year, Romney proposed $170 million in higher business taxes, the Boston Globe reports. However, the Bay State's liberal, Democratic legislature balked and only approved an $85 million increase.

Tax rates on many corporations almost doubled because of legislation supported by Romney, Boston Science Corporation chairman Peter Nicholas explained in Jan. 6, 2008's Boston Herald. Also, from 5.3 to 9.8 percent, Romney raised the tax on subchapter S corporations owned by business trusts, an 85 percent hike. Romney went further than any other governor in trying to wring money out of corporations, the Council on State Taxation's Joseph Crosby complained.

Romney also created or increased fees by $432 million. He was not dragooned into this by greedy Democratic lawmakers; Romney himself proposed these items. In 2003 alone, Romney concocted or boosted 88 fees. Romney charged more for marriage licenses (from $6 to $12), gun registrations (from $25 to $75), a used-car sales tax ($10 million), gasoline deliveries ($60 million), real-estate transfers ($175 million), and more. Particularly obnoxious was Romney's $10 fee per Certificate of Blindness. Romney also billed blind people $15 each for discount-travel ID cards.
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Republican TEA Patriot

United States

#4 Jun 11, 2012
Romney supporters are part of the left-wing liberal conspiracy. To make us believe we have a choice between a liberal and conservative candidate between Obama and Romney. However, those two represent the left of America. A government growing Muslim vs a government growing Mormon. They aim to make us conservatives believe that Romney is one of us, but he is not. Whoever wins between the two, conservative America loses.

Johnson believes in less government regulation----a conservative view on goverrnment. What would RINOs know about conservatism. The RINOs believe they have us conservatives fooled. But we are wising up to the conspiracy.

Gary Johnson 2012! A true American. A true conservative.
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Republican TEA Patriot

United States

#5 Jun 11, 2012
"Well, Rick Perry's a Christian. He's an evangelical Christian, a follower of Jesus Christ," Dr. Robert Jeffress told NBC News. "Mitt Romney's a good moral person but he's not a Christian. Mormonism is not Christianity. It has always been considered a cult by the mainstream of Christianity. So it's the difference between a Christian and a non-Christian."

Gary Johnson 2012! A TRUE conservative. A TRUE American. A TRUE Christian.
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Republican TEA Patriot

United States

#6 Jun 11, 2012
Every religion has unique beliefs. This is a list of odd LDS beliefs. Each Item on the list quotes LDS scripture so you can be sure it is authentic.

10. Tithing

While tithes are not uncommon among religion, rarely are they mandatory. LDS theology states that in order to make it to the highest kingdom of heaven, you must pay a full and honest tithe.

D&C 119: 3-6
3 And this shall be the beginning of the tithing of my people.
4 And after that, those who have thus been tithed shall pay one-tenth of all their interest annually; and this shall be a standing law unto them forever, for my holy priesthood, saith the Lord.
5 Verily I say unto you, it shall come to pass that all those who gather unto the land of Zion shall be tithed of their surplus properties, and shall observe this law, or they shall not be found worthy to abide among you.
6 And I say unto you, if my people observe not this law, to keep it holy, and by this law sanctify the land of Zion unto me, that my statutes and my judgments may be kept thereon, that it may be most holy, behold, verily I say unto you, it shall not be a land of Zion unto you.
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This explains why Mitt Romney passed his government mandated healthcare.

Btw, what is this land of Zion?

Gary Johnson 2012! A TRUE conservative. A TRUE American. A TRUE Christian.
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Papillon

Sacramento, CA

#7 Jun 11, 2012
A short list of HUSSEIN OBAMA'S spending (YOUR tax dollars):

50 BILLION Dollars a year to his homeboy muslim terrorists in Kenya.

30 BILLON dollars a year to fly his muslim homeboy terrorsists from Africa and from the Middle East to the U.S. AND to support them on hefty welfare benefits.

20 BILLION dollars a year in welfare benefits for the fat and lazy domestic leeches,

100 MILLION dollars a year to subsizide the building of mosques in the USA.

150 MILLION dollars a year for his persoanl vacations.

160 MILLION dollars a year to fly his ugly wife around the world.

130 MILLION dollars a year to finance the black panther terrorists.

... and the list goes on.

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****** REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER ******
1-When you think of 9/11, think of muslims.
2-When you think of muslims, think of 9/11.
3-When you think of HUSSEIN OBAMA, think of 1 & 2

“ROCK ON ROCKERS!!”

Since: Mar 11

Rockin' USA ;)

#8 Jun 12, 2012
His spending allowance needs to be cut and now..with Americans OUT of WORK and no jobs to be had..meaning, it's becoming more and more of a hardship to pay the mortgage, much less the taxes..So WHO is supplying this Dude's spending excursions??

“Proud To Be An American”

Since: Apr 07

Location hidden

#9 Jun 12, 2012
Like a typical marxist democRat the self serving lord marshal b. h. obama has no problem wasting the money that came from the efforts of others.
Since obama was elected low income neighborhoods have gotten much, much poorer and boarded up. It's an obamanation.
Cat74

United States

#10 Jun 12, 2012
Is Johnson the guy who wants to legalize drugs? You know, the guy who won nothing in the primaries? Yes, please vote for him, especially you Democrats that cannot vote for Obama again.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#11 Jun 12, 2012
Papillon wrote:
A short list of HUSSEIN OBAMA'S spending (YOUR tax dollars):
50 BILLION Dollars a year to his homeboy muslim terrorists in Kenya.
30 BILLON dollars a year to fly his muslim homeboy terrorsists from Africa and from the Middle East to the U.S. AND to support them on hefty welfare benefits.
20 BILLION dollars a year in welfare benefits for the fat and lazy domestic leeches,
100 MILLION dollars a year to subsizide the building of mosques in the USA.
150 MILLION dollars a year for his persoanl vacations.
160 MILLION dollars a year to fly his ugly wife around the world.
130 MILLION dollars a year to finance the black panther terrorists.
... and the list goes on.
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****** REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER ******
1-When you think of 9/11, think of muslims.
2-When you think of muslims, think of 9/11.
3-When you think of HUSSEIN OBAMA, think of 1 & 2
BANK OF AMERICA Pledges $50 Billion to Combat 'Climate Change'...

Flashback:'Got $45 billion bailout during financial crisis'...PAYBACKS ARE HELL………..MONEY LAUNDERING IS A BALL.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#12 Jun 12, 2012
Republican TEA Patriot wrote:
Obama or Romney or Johnson?
A Muslim, a Mormon, or a Christian?
A Kenyan, a Mexican, or an AMERICAN?
I'll be voting for a true conservative, a true Christian, a true AMERICAN: Johnson!
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Pileup at the White House
By Dana Milbank, Published: June 11

It has been a Junius Horribilis for President Obama.
Job growth has stalled, the Democrats have been humiliated in Wisconsin, the attorney general is facing a contempt-of-Congress citation, talks with Pakistan have broken down, Bill Clinton is contradicting Obama, Mitt Romney is outraising him, Democrats and Republicans alike are complaining about a “cascade” of national-security leaks from his administration, and he is now on record as saying that the “private sector is doing fine.”

Private Jobs Down 4.6M From 2008; Fed Jobs Up 11.4%...

NET WORTH OF AMERICAN FAMILY FALLS 40% IN 3 YEARS...

“Proud To Be An American”

Since: Apr 07

Location hidden

#13 Jun 12, 2012
Republican TEA Patriot wrote:
Romney supporters are part of the left-wing liberal conspiracy. To make us believe we have a choice between a liberal and conservative candidate between Obama and Romney. However, those two represent the left of America. A government growing Muslim vs a government growing Mormon. They aim to make us conservatives believe that Romney is one of us, but he is not. Whoever wins between the two, conservative America loses.
Johnson believes in less government regulation----a conservative view on goverrnment. What would RINOs know about conservatism. The RINOs believe they have us conservatives fooled. But we are wising up to the conspiracy.
Gary Johnson 2012! A true American. A true conservative.
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Attention relative of gary johnson!!! It has boiled down to a choice between Romney and the lord marshal b. h. obama. In the world of politics your efforts to advance your candidate by denigrating Romney are solely a plus for obama, marxism and anti-Americanism so GFY.

Since: Dec 07

Frankston, TX

#14 Jun 12, 2012
Republican TEA Patriot wrote:
Every religion has unique beliefs. This is a list of odd LDS beliefs. Each Item on the list quotes LDS scripture so you can be sure it is authentic.
10. Tithing
While tithes are not uncommon among religion, rarely are they mandatory. LDS theology states that in order to make it to the highest kingdom of heaven, you must pay a full and honest tithe.
D&C 119: 3-6
3 And this shall be the beginning of the tithing of my people.
4 And after that, those who have thus been tithed shall pay one-tenth of all their interest annually; and this shall be a standing law unto them forever, for my holy priesthood, saith the Lord.
5 Verily I say unto you, it shall come to pass that all those who gather unto the land of Zion shall be tithed of their surplus properties, and shall observe this law, or they shall not be found worthy to abide among you.
6 And I say unto you, if my people observe not this law, to keep it holy, and by this law sanctify the land of Zion unto me, that my statutes and my judgments may be kept thereon, that it may be most holy, behold, verily I say unto you, it shall not be a land of Zion unto you.
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This explains why Mitt Romney passed his government mandated healthcare.
Btw, what is this land of Zion?
Gary Johnson 2012! A TRUE conservative. A TRUE American. A TRUE Christian.
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Do you serve Rye or Wheat with your spam?

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#15 Jun 12, 2012
Republican TEA Patriot wrote:
Obama or Romney or Johnson?
A Muslim, a Mormon, or a Christian?
A Kenyan, a Mexican, or an AMERICAN?
I'll be voting for a true conservative, a true Christian, a true AMERICAN: Johnson!
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archie!
i thought you were dead!

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#16 Jun 12, 2012
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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Do you serve Rye or Wheat with your spam?
eggs

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#17 Jun 12, 2012
Colorado Chick wrote:
His spending allowance needs to be cut and now..with Americans OUT of WORK and no jobs to be had..meaning, it's becoming more and more of a hardship to pay the mortgage, much less the taxes..So WHO is supplying this Dude's spending excursions??
but, don't ya just love hearing about him hobnobbing with hollywood's 1%(they're the GOOD 1% ya know)...at $40,000 a pop?

over 200 fund raisers so far...
at HOW much a pop?$15,000-$40,000

what's the median income down to now?
$43,000?

the man truly IS in touch?

LMAO!
Republican TEA Patriot

United States

#19 Jun 12, 2012
This is a Christian nation. I can't in good conscience elect a member of the Mormon cult to be President. God will be watching us in the voting booth. You either are a Chiristian or not one. A vote for Romney is a vote against Christianity and conservatism.
Republican TEA Patriot

United States

#20 Jun 12, 2012
Mitt Romney is a two-faced RINO. He is the father of government healthcare and raised fees on businesses as governor despite claiming to be a Republican to win office. Anyone who believes his lies is a gullible fool.....or a liberal RINO.

Gary Johnson 2012! A TRUE conservative. A TRUE American. A TRUE Christian.
Republican TEA Patriot

United States

#22 Jun 12, 2012
Cat74 wrote:
Is Johnson the guy who wants to legalize drugs? You know, the guy who won nothing in the primaries? Yes, please vote for him, especially you Democrats that cannot vote for Obama again.
Gary Johnson is a TRUE conservative who believes in LIMITED GOVERNMENT. Only a RINO/liberal like you would support MORE government regulations. You are a typical Romneybot my friend.. Can't think for yourself...only what the RINOS tell you to believe.

Mitt Romney is a two-faced RINO. He is the father of government healthcare and raised fees on businesses as governor despite claiming to be a Republican to win office. Anyone who believes his lies is a gullible fool.....or a liberal RINO.

Gary Johnson 2012! A TRUE conservative. A TRUE American. A TRUE Christian.

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