Opinion: Why Mitt Romney is losing

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Editor's note: Reihan Salam, a CNN contributor, is a columnist for The Daily; a writer for the National Review's "The Agenda" blog; a policy advisor for e21, a nonpartisan economic research group; and co-author of "Grand New Party: How Conservatives Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream." New York -- Mitt Romney spent weeks battling ... (more)

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justagi wrote:
<quoted text>Thankfully, the Army doesn't agree with you, sweetheart. I like how you called it "welfare..."- it tells us how little you really know about things, and the things you ARE told, you cannot comprehend. Now then hush, the grownups are talking.
You are just another moocher.

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Romney, the filthy grifter, says ****you to American tonight.

"Wow! Mitt Romney actually believes he should pay NO taxes and he is setting up the underlying structure for that to eventually happen.

In tonights debate he announced with glee that he had a GREAT plan for the middle class to save taxes - he advocates for NO taxes on dividends, interest and capital gains for anyone making under $200,000 a year.

Why is this a crock? Follow below.

Transcript of 2nd Presidential debate

And that is every middle-income taxpayer no longer will pay any tax on interest, dividends or capital gains, no tax on your savings.

That makes life a lot easier. If you’re getting interest from a bank, if you’re getting a statement from a mutual fund or any other kind of investments you have, you don’t have to worry about filing taxes on that, because there will be no taxes for anybody making $200,000 a year and less on your interest, dividends and capital gains.

Number 1 - the vast majority of Americans actually have little or no dividends interest or capital gains in the first place. They are living paycheck to paycheck.

Number 2 - For the Americans who DO have dividends, interest and capital gains, it exists in ALREADY tax deferred accounts like an IRA. In a Roth Ira, your dividends, interst and capital gains are ALREADY accumulating tax free. So Mitt is not offering you something that does not already exist.

But what Mitt IS doing is getting Americans used to the idea that dividends, interest and capital gains SHOULD be tax free. If you agree that poor and middle class people should have this advantage, even though they can't actually utilize it or already do utilize it even if they are unaware of it - it's just a short next step to say, "hey, NO ONE should pay taxes on interest, dividends or capital gains."

Hello America - wake up! This is the wealthy telling you that the money made on HAVING money is or should be FREE MONEY. For many of them, it is their ONLY income.

The uber wealthy will be freed from having to pay even a nominal portion of their wealth to support the structure of government.

Wars, education, healthcare, infrastructure, safety nets, courts, police systems, etc. etc. etc. will become the burden of the lower and middle classes alone and the wealthy will literally get a free ride on your backs."
conservative crapola

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#940
Oct 17, 2012
 
rugby has been saying ef you to America for years. The outsourcing pioneer, now believes his role in shipping jobs to china, india and his homeland, meheeco, was all a dream.

hahahahahahahaha

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OregonSUX wrote:
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You are just another moocher.
Interesting- you believe the military is mooching. How does being unpatriotic and vilifying your America's military get you drinks at your local bar, sweetheart?
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Please people think about all that has happened. The moderator, Candy Crowly was wrong when she said the President did in fact mention the next day that it was a terror attack on the US consulate at Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012. He talked about how the protest about a film was the result of the spontaneous demonstration. But it WAS a terror attack. The next day even the Libyan government said it was a well organized terror attack. Why did the President and the Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton delay about two weeks to say it was a terror attack. There is some kind of cover up going here. President Obama, I voted for you but...you are a LIAR and now you've lost my vote.
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Hellywood wrote:
So Obama just won the second debate. What now?
might look that way on your planet,but here Romney won both debates and will be elected in November.
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Stand your Ground wrote:
Romney is gaining ground
Sign The Petition Against A UN Imposed Tax On The Internet!
82,470 Letters and Emails Sent So Far
http://dickmorris.rallycongress.com/8064/sign...
what does this have to do with anything?
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#945
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Mary Caruso wrote:
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spam from this parrot.
Wow

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Oct 17, 2012
 
Obama bad for America wrote:
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What business is government in, but for themselves ...
Can everyone work for the Government? Does Government opens small businesses like furniture company, or machine shop, or making machinery, tools, luggage, etc. like what use to be, small shop in almost every corner?
What common goods is government is promoting?
look how far into crazyland this these insane ideologues have gone?
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CONGRATULATIONS of another fine WIN last night Mr ROMNEY.

Opotus DISqualified--out of time LIMITS--couldn't even keep the blah blah blah with in a two minute grace extension!
GONG.

Winnuh:
ROMNEY-2

Obam- 0

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!

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Wondering wrote:
Better read the polls it is Obama that is losing
Wrong. Stop watching Faux News for a minute and take a breath.

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Wassabe wrote:
Won the debate? Lost the last four years...Typical liberal response focusing on slogans, hope, and twisted truths.
Act of terror? Read the transript and take note it took 14 days to identify it as a Terrosist Attack! The moderator blew it there and then indicated that Romney was right it took 14 days. Case closed...Comical...
Results matter, plain and simple. Wake up and make a decision off of the track record of this administration on jobs and deficit and stop with the slogans and hopes for change. Results!
You do the same...Check the job rate record under Romney in Mass...

Obama addressed the Libya situation correctly at the time of the Rose Garden address...

You neo-cons are like sheep.

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RomneyWINSAGAIN wrote:
CONGRATULATIONS of another fine WIN last night Mr ROMNEY.
Opotus DISqualified--out of time LIMITS--couldn't even keep the blah blah blah with in a two minute grace extension!
GONG.
Winnuh:
ROMNEY-2
Obam- 0
ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
Ah, Klantucky ringing the bell, huh?

Look, haus...Watch the debate again. You must have had some dirt on your screen and sticks in your ears.
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#951
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Mary Caruso wrote:
I doubt anyone cares, Mary,
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#952
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Responsibility wrote:
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I doubt anyone cares, Mary,
you are right,we don't care what you have to say,shirley.
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#953
Oct 17, 2012
 
are all black rhinos retarded,or just the one here?
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#954
Oct 17, 2012
 
x0x0x wrote:
Romney is a successful businessman because his daddy gave him money. Period.
Romney was successful running the Olympics because
he got a 1 billion dollar grant from the Government.
Anyone who believes he built anything from the ground up is an idiot.
He's not a likable guy. No one likes him other than his family, his Mormon cult of freaks and a few of his business associates whom he made rich.
America has had him forced down our throats for months and the verdict is in: We don't like him, we don't trust him, we won't vote for him.
You are wrong on all points,
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Romney has no repect for women. That's why he'll lose their votes and the election.

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Obama bad for America wrote:
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Obama was teaching law. You need businessman in the White House, not a lawyer!
Government don't create jobs, private sector does!
Obama created so many jobs, but, for the government and not for the rest of America ...
Unemployment at 7.6%, did you go to algebra class retard?

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#959
Jul 21, 2013
 
"the exercise of power in any institutionalized form—whether religous, political,economic, or sexual—brutalizes both the wielder of power and the one over whom it is exercised"

God Bless K.Marx the most prolific economist,social scientist,industrial psychologist to ever live

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