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Romney vs. Obama: Presidential Race 2012
Debate Oct. 2nd, 2012
Last night, October 3rd, was the first of 2 fiery debates between the presidential challenger: Mitt Romney, and current President: Barack Obama. From the onset of the debate, Romney took to the offensive, claiming the middle class was being "buried" in Obama's economy. Then the unexpected, instead of fighting fire with fire, Obama chose to sit back lethargically and appear as tired and arrogant. During the Debate, Governor Romney clearly stated his economic plan to get people back to work in these hard times. Romney claims that by lowering the taxes on the top 3% of small businesses (the top 3% of small businesses hires 50% of all jobs from small businesses) will give these businesses more incentive to go out and hire more people, thus creating more jobs. Romney stated that with Obama's plan to raise taxes on the wealthy, the wealthy will be much less inclined to start hiring and having to pay more because of regulations. Obama combated this by claiming that he would like to hire more teachers, and more government positions to increase jobs. In my opinion, the only downside to this is: who is paying these government workers? The answer of course is....the Government. Now, here comes the hard part. Who funds the government? We do! That means if we hire more government employees, the money to pay for them has to come from someone, and it will come from Americans pockets. I leave you with this thought: Is it right for us to keep allowing the government to spend, and spend, and spend? Is it right that we leave our children and our grandchildren left to pay off this gigantic sum, which President Obama has only worsened?