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What Antecedence makes anyone think Romney will be a better president?

  1. doctorulna profile image60
    doctorulnaposted 5 years ago

    Having taking so much time to peruse several abounding articles and write-ups on the presidential election,i equally made a close and thorough dissection of peoples opinion in forums like hubpages,I reflected on the perspective and guiding principles of several folks that have so much faith in Romney as against Obama.My logical conclusion hitherto is that a handful of Romney supporters are only craving for change just for the sake of it.Occassionally it appears so ridiculous to me when some Republican supporters brings Race and skin colour into perspective,as a determinant of who occupies the white house.This is quite ridiculous,and unfathomnable in a 21st century American election.I  realized it might be too late before many Romney supporter realize they are following a mirage.
    I cant figure makes any individual with a network of neurones as sophisticated as what human brain is wired with,to esteem the flip-floping Romneys set of "policies". Just for a benefit of doubt i hereby wish to invite a few of the myriads of Republicans around here to mention just one rational reason for supporting Romney?

    1. galleryofgrace profile image80
      galleryofgraceposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      To get Osama out!

      1. Petra Vlah profile image60
        Petra Vlahposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        If Rep. are settling for just anyone in order to get Obama out, that is called desperation and is sad

      2. doctorulna profile image60
        doctorulnaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I smell a taint of sarcasm !

        1. doctorulna profile image60
          doctorulnaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          @Petrah Blah,i agree and we've come to see how several policies that should benefit the American people have been stiffled out; courtsey of desperate bipartisan politics !

      3. Josak profile image61
        Josakposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Well that sums up a big part of the conservative vote, the xenophobic hateful and irrational hatred, apparently there are states where over 40% of the population believe the president is a Muslim (always followed by a very unconvincing "but I aint racist") but then I guess they fall into the no network of neurons category.

        Some (quite few) are voting that way because they believe in conservative economics despite the fact that our last president proved those don't work.

        And some a big portion are voting that way because times are tough and they don't see enough improvement in the economy under Obama.

        I respect the last two even if I don't agree with them.

        1. doctorulna profile image60
          doctorulnaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          There seems to be extremes of reasons and a couple of decent reasons likewise....I rather encourage people make decisions with decent reasons  !

        2. innersmiff profile image73
          innersmiffposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          What conservative economic policies? Bush was the biggest government spender ever, at that time, and didn't veto a spending bill until 6 years  into his administration. I think what we've learned from the current and previous administrations is that big spending and big money manipulation doesn't work!

    2. Shadesbreath profile image85
      Shadesbreathposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      If this represents what you learned based on "so much time to peruse several abounding articles," which you then followed with a "close and thorough dissection" of how people were voting, then you need to A) not "peruse" and actually start reading carefully, and then B) get a sharper scalpel, because your dissection cut out truth. Your "logical conclusion hitherto," while trying desperately to sound legal or something, is not logical at all. You obviously don't like Romney, which is great, but don't come in here obfuscating for all your worth and think that the slapdash spew of random vocabulary is going to fool anyone into thinking you actually spent any real time trying to understand people's point of views, much less any time on anything like actual reasearch and serious inquiry. Especially when you start tossing in pedantic "network of neurones" shots at the intellects of Republicans.

      You want an example of missing "neurones"... anyone who is incapable of recognizing their own bias.

      (And for the record, I don't know who I'm voting for because they are both awful.)

      1. doctorulna profile image60
        doctorulnaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Whilst It must be acknowledged that you have a right to your opinion ,this alone doesn't make your witty assertions fallible. The depth of my research and the volume i dug through before making a thought provoking conclusion, that has successfully brought  pseudo-republicans in your ranks to their toes are well spelt. It is pertinent to state that the most modest of all voters cum enthusiast or scholar of the election does not need a vault of surgical tools to analyse write ups coming from folks like Alex Castellanos of CNN, and while that may be far fetched, it wouldn't require a stint of wizardry to get acquainted with the extremes of ideas springing off thriving hubpages forum like "The Obama abomination".It was only sequel to the burgeoning that a clarion call was made for an intellectual and unbiased discussion, based on the imperial dogma that every net citizen has a right to the freedom of expression !
        I must state categorically that i don't hate Romney, neither do i have any significant affection for Obama,it only takes been rational and realistic to vent out my opinions.

        1. Shadesbreath profile image85
          Shadesbreathposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Are you typing into a language translation program?

          1. doctorulna profile image60
            doctorulnaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            You sure appear Ostracized..everyone seems to be able to communicate properly.Why not help correct the translation program errors !

            1. Shadesbreath profile image85
              Shadesbreathposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              I take it that means you are. That explains a lot. And yes, I can pick out the general essence of what you might be trying to say, but some of the words coming up are probably changing your meaning into something much different than what you intend.

              1. doctorulna profile image60
                doctorulnaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                I only chose to be satirical since that is your hallmark.Alluding to your awkward assumption should be amusing to you actually. I speak and write in Queen English that everyone else understands..You may want to get a copy of the dictionary from amazon...I will oblige to post a link here for you.

    3. JSChams profile image61
      JSChamsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I don't know but all the polls are now favoring Romney by many points.
      What do you think?

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    JaxsonRaineposted 5 years ago

    His experience at Bain... he does understand the obstacles, more clearly than 99.999% of all Americans, that both large and small businesses face.

    His record as governor. He cut spending, raised education scores, took the state from 50th to 28th in job creation, balanced 5 budgets in 4 years(yup, he balanced a budget that the previous administration didn't balance, which is illegal), and did all of that working with a D-majority legislation.

    He hasn't flip flopped as much as people think. Most 'flip flops' are just examples of misquoting, quoting out of context, or confusing personal belief and political policy(Romney demonstrated as governor he can separate the two).

    He has a plan to bring in major, much needed reforms. Obama has very little to offer in the way of plans, only excuses for why its not his fault.

    Lowering the corporate tax rate and switching to a territorial system are the two simplest, most important changes we need. We could literally see 5-10% GDP growth with those two changes.

    1. habee profile image94
      habeeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ditto. We gave Obama a chance, but I don't like the way it's turning out. Anyway, why does anyone have to explain their vote? Watch the videos of the reasons people voted for Obama. While I think many are silly, it's their right to vote for the candidate of their choice. This is still America, last time I checked. If I want to support Romney because I like his hair, that's my right. If you want to vote for Obama because you think he has a nice smile, that's your right. Whichever man wins will be my president, and I will respect him as America's choice.

      1. lorlie6 profile image84
        lorlie6posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Perfectly, perfectly said.

    2. doctorulna profile image60
      doctorulnaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      @Jaxson your piece seems the most articulate and rational of all i see flying around from GOP supporters...but i would rather not fall short of pointing out that the election is a game of comparing two things,you have highlighted Romneys supposed achievement so elaborately,but you stop short of acknowledging what Obama has achieved as a president,in making comparism. The growing Job datas, the energy boom, a better health insurance policy that has given hope to several families..When all these are factored in, then i feel clamoring for a change might just be following a mirage of some sort...The dynamics of running a Government will never conform with those of running a private business,as such the Bain capital line of argument will only suffix in a just few pockets of areas. I feel Obama is on a progressive track redirecting a fragile and feeble Economy,he doesnt have to be derailed or driven out just for the sake of it !

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        JaxsonRaineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Ok, let's look at jobs.

        Our job creation numbers have barely kept pace with population growth. We had a bit of a boom, but for basically the last two years, we have just been keeping up with population growth. Like Romney said, if w e counted the same people now as we did before Obama took office, unemployment would be above 10%, and that's true.

        Health insurance... Obama promised he would lower costs for people. He also promised everyone would be able to keep their policies. He also promised it wouldn't tax the middle class.

        Between taking office and the full implementation of Obamacare, premiums are set to have risen by $5000/year per family. Compared to Obama's promise, that's a $7500 difference. CBO says that 20-30 million Americans will lose their current health insurance, because Obamacare increases the costs of carrying it for employers, so they will have to drop it. Middle-class Americans who can afford insurance but don't purchase it will be taxed.

        Our economy is barely growing, and is winding down. GDP is reaching stagnation. We could easily boost our economy with real growth, by lowering corporate tax rates, and tax rates for small businesses that pay at the personal level, but Obama doesn't want to do that. He actually wants to raise taxes on a large number of small businesses, which employ a large percentage of all Americans.

        There is nothing you can look at and say 'hey, we are headed in the right direction!'. Not jobs, not GDP, not the cost of gas, food, or healthcare.

        Obama isn't getting things done, and he is breaking campaign promises. I see no reason to give him any more time.

    3. doctorulna profile image60
      doctorulnaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You've made a whole lot of point,and  i could see you are taking a quantum shift towards the use of statisics, that is quite commendable but am afraid you need to thread softly in using statistical assertions,to cast aspersions. A refrence to the source of your datas especially on Jobs to population growth ratio, remains very crucial at this point.The last i checked,unemployment rate was 7.8% and thats an all time low.Figures can always be tweaked to favor whichever end of the divide,it can only be fair if you are quoting from a non-partisan source.

  3. Mighty Mom profile image85
    Mighty Momposted 5 years ago

    Actually, the andecedence makes most people think Romney will NOT be a better president. He's all the worst of Bush plus draconian social policies, too.

  4. JSChams profile image61
    JSChamsposted 5 years ago

    So if Barack Obama loses are we going to be treated to the hateful rendition of whining about "flyover states"?
    Even if you ignore the racist and regional stereotype overtones with THAT situation, it's just simply a very big indicator of how little the Liberal intelligentsia knows about the American people.