Romney Says:

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  1. tammybarnette profile image58
    tammybarnetteposted 6 years ago

    http://www.factcheck.org/2012/08/romneys-big-night/   

    Romney's description of the Obama Presidency

    1. Zubair Ahmed profile image74
      Zubair Ahmedposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I wouldn't vote for Romney or Obama they are exactly the same and will not bring any change that actually improves the condition of the 99% of Americans that are suffering under the current regime propped up by Wall Street

      1. adjkp25 profile image92
        adjkp25posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        They are not the same.

        Voting for someone else is certainly within everyone's rights but both men stand for differing positions on a multitude of issues.

      2. tammybarnette profile image58
        tammybarnetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Zubair, They are complete opposites, Obama stands for the many, Romney for the few...

        1. Zubair Ahmed profile image74
          Zubair Ahmedposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          I disagree I think they are 2 sides of the same coin.  I've watched many of their debates and they have not said anything that actually changes the status quo.  They both have the same foreign policies they both agree on bailing out the corrupt financial system but they don't give a great deal to the poor in society...etc. etc.

        2. kathleenkat profile image78
          kathleenkatposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Zubair is correct.

          On the grand scheme of things, as compared to the rest of the world, they are very similar. They are fighting over whether or not homosexuals can marry, when in other countries homosexuality is illegal and punishable by death. They are fighting over whether or not abortions should be illegal, or birth control should be available, when in other countries women who get pregnant out of wedlock are stoned to death. They are arguining over fair pay and fair wages, when in other countries there are absolutely not labor laws whatsoever.

          They are arguing over whether to put ketchup or mustard on their fries, when the rest of the room is still waiting for their order, if you ask me.

        3. innersmiff profile image70
          innersmiffposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          On what basis can you say that they are opposites? They both agree on the most important issues for me:
          The police state
          Endless war
          The drug war
          Massive government
          Corporate fascism (to varying degrees)

          I think, the only way one could see that these two individuals are 'complete opposites' would be if one only operated on received opinion from the mainstream media. 'Obama stands for the many, Romney stands for the few' is a completely meaningless assertion that even a campaign advisor would chuck out.

          1. tammybarnette profile image58
            tammybarnetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Obama's first signed law was the Lily Ledbedder Act in order to make it easier for women to fight for fair pay-Romney is trying to take away women's rights, starting with our productive rights-Obama fights for the middle class and poor, when poverty spiked to 15% Obama made sure these people could get food benefits, he also has worked to save homes for those under water mortgages, as well as saving the auto industry-Romney intends to end wefare programs for the poor and elderly, he would let banks, auto industries and families "hit the floor" meaning bankruptcy without the help of federal aid-Obama passed a healthcare bill inorder to cover all Americans-Romney will repeal-Obama took student loans away from the banks and sends checks directly to the individual, cutting out the middle man, keeping interest low and setting the pay back as a sliding scale that builds as pay builds when the person has graduated and employed-Romneywill repeal this and give student loans back to the banks-Obama has increased the arm of the EPA to fight for cleaner, healthier planet--Romney will end this, he will rid many regulations that are in place to give us cleaner air, water, safer food...Wow the list goes on and on, I could type all day if I had the time....

            1. Repairguy47 profile image60
              Repairguy47posted 6 years agoin reply to this
            2. kathleenkat profile image78
              kathleenkatposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Obama giving food benefits to poverty=spending money we don't have.

              Obama saving underwater homes=spending money we don't have (yes, borrow 300k for a house from a bank, and the government will pay it back for you if you can't afford to!)

              Obama saving the auto industry=spending money we don't have

              Obamacare=spending money we don't have

              Obama reducing student loan rates=spending money we don't have (again, borrow thousands of dollars from the government, no need to pay it back if you can't within 10 years!)

              Obama giving money to EPA=spending money we don't have


              Believe it or not, Romney being against that stuff is not because he's some evil woman/elderly/poor/student hater. It's because he doesn't want the government to over-spend on programs (that only help certain interest groups) when we are in debt. I didn't vote for either Obama or Romney, but I find you setting Romney up to look like some evil being with an unethical agenda is just amusing to me.

              1. tammybarnette profile image58
                tammybarnetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                So your plan? Let the poor starve, let the industries hit the floor, how does the build a better America for all? Romney is not evil, he is a Republican who used to be moderate and now has his strings pulled by a far right GOP, whose agendas represent the 1%-I actually think his good nature has made it easier for them to manipilate him, but that's only my opinion...the rest above are just the facts.

                1. kathleenkat profile image78
                  kathleenkatposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                  If I had all the answers, I would be the surpreme ruler of the world lol

                  Just sayin', there's good and bad elements in everything. Painting rainbows on Obama's ass while making Romney to look like an evil chicken puppet isn't going to fix the world. And obviously if Obama was doing an effective job "fixing the world" he would get 100% voter turn-out in his favor.

                  1. innersmiff profile image70
                    innersmiffposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                    Bahaha, no, there is no rational basis for criticising Obama, silly. They're all racists or corporate whores . . . neutral

                  2. tammybarnette profile image58
                    tammybarnetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                    I was actually trying to show the difference, and used only facts...As far as the country being split in half just reflects the differences in the two ideologies...but yes, we should be trying to find a middle ground that truly represents all smile

              2. Uninvited Writer profile image80
                Uninvited Writerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                Austerity has been proved to not work, it only makes things worse. People have money, people spend money, businesses make money...

                1. innersmiff profile image70
                  innersmiffposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                  Hey, let's just write out a check for one million dollars for every family in the country. How could that possibly go wrong?

                  1. tammybarnette profile image58
                    tammybarnetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                    I actually read someones hub on that, he stated that would be cheaper in the long run, a one time donation to get a start, it would end the administrative jobs that oversee the programs and probably where most of the money goes. Then you make it or you don't..I kind of find that interesting

                2. kathleenkat profile image78
                  kathleenkatposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                  Yes, instead of giving people the oportunity to make their own money, lets just give them money that isn't theirs so they can spend it! Free money, yay! Or, you can teach a man to fish rather than give him fish.

                  1. tammybarnette profile image58
                    tammybarnetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                    How many fish are in this pond?

            3. innersmiff profile image70
              innersmiffposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              - Romney is perhaps slightly more pro-life than Obama, but none of his proposed legislation seems set to change anything significant. The curve over the past few decades has been toward greater choice for women (not so great choice for men, but hey ho). However, neither of these candidates has proposed the simplest and sanest solution: let the states decide.

              -  Romney is not going to end any significant welfare programs. He is in fact criticising Obama for cutting medicare in order to pay for Obamacare, and would in fact replace Obamacare with his own Romneycare - in other words, no difference whatsoever.

              - I'm not sure anybody can claim that that auto-industry is 'saved' since most jobs have been now shipped overseas. The auto-industry in America has been dying for years and should have been left to die. Long-term economic stability is much preferred to short-term jobs paid for by confiscated money. In other words, the collapse of GM would be a very big owie, but even children know that owies are good, because despite the fact that they may hurt for a little bit, we now know not to do that thing that causes the pain in the first place. Bad businesses should accept the consequences for their actions (I can't believe so-called liberals, who can go on all day about corporate greed, advocate giving trillions to corporations who have proven that they don't know how to use that money). Let them die and start again from the beginning, building a sustainable and free auto-industry in its wake.

              But Romney? He is not making any noises against bail-outs.

              - So basically both Obama and Romney want to tie students into mountains of debt, where is the disagreement? Whether it's the government or the banks doing it, it's still not an economically productive enterprise.

              - Romney is not proposing the end of the EPA.

              And where is your response to my important issues? Convince me to vote for Obama!

              1. tammybarnette profile image58
                tammybarnetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                Actually saving the auto industry, bringing back industry, creating new industry, all save the middle class...Yes Romney will make large cuts to welfare programs he has said, neither want to end medicaid BUT all of this back and forth solves nothing, so your original question is about a police state, endless war, drug war,....? Can you elaborate?

    2. Credence2 profile image79
      Credence2posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Everything Romney says is misrepresented. For examaple I remember gas pricing soaring during GW Bush. The president has nothing to do with the supply and demand associated with rising gas prices. And if they do, why did not Bush make the appropriate correction?

      People, this is not tweedle dum and tweedle dee, there is a definite difference on wheree the opposing camps want to take us. Obama is a David against an incredibly powerful and malevolent Golieth. And while the unpleasant trend fomented by these people continue, I am not going to put someone into power who is one of them, in both word and deed.

  2. Repairguy47 profile image60
    Repairguy47posted 6 years ago

    Its too late for the propaganda! Obama loses.

  3. TamCor profile image79
    TamCorposted 6 years ago

    Honestly, I just can't wait for this election to be over...we've gotten pounds of election ads, lies, myths--whatever you want to call them--in the mail, from both parties.  Our phone has been ringing constantly, again, from both parties, but the majority are from Romney, to where we just quit answering it if we don't recognize the number...

    Did I mention we live in the swing state OHIO???  lol 

    If I had to judge by what I see and hear in this part of Ohio, Romney is clearly the most popular candidate here.

    1. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image97
      TIMETRAVELER2posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Too bad the people from his home state are voting against him as well as telling everybody who will listen that he has done NONE of the things he's telling people he did!  Generally it's a good thing to have a President who comes from your state...the exact opposite seems to be happening here.  To me, this is a VERY big red flag!

      1. tammybarnette profile image58
        tammybarnetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I have a thread of his top 50 accompishments if you would like to check it out...same about Romney with red flags then http://www.boston.com/politicalintellig … story.html  Boston Globe endorses Obama

  4. American View profile image61
    American Viewposted 6 years ago

    Romney says... Sounds like a rap song

    1. tammybarnette profile image58
      tammybarnetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      LOL, It does lol

      1. Cody Hodge5 profile image77
        Cody Hodge5posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        The song "Jane says" immediately pops into my mind haha

  5. profile image52
    lukasdenposted 6 years ago

    watch Romney fall lol ==== http://ldenison.find-a-deal.info/

 
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