General Election 2012 Thread - page 142

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    Quote from tntrn
    Lets not forget all the time, money, effort and people, much of it from out of state that fueled all the destruction and demonstations in the beginning and the recall drive itself. You know, from the unions and other liberal sources.
    True, tens of millions of dollars spent on both sides...in the later part the Republicans were able to garner about 30 million bucks...wonder if they are going to expect any favors, but then again they already got tax breaks from him...Like I told my conservative friends trading union thugs for corporate thugs is merely trading one thug for another...hopefully the economy of Wisconsin was fueled somehow...obviously someone benefited.
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    [color=#333333]just one week old, june already is proving a cruel month for president barack obama and the democrats – and it could get a lot worse.[color=#333333]the political blows from tuesday's bitter loss in wisconsin's gubernatorial recall and from last week's abysmal unemployment numbers, bad as they were, could multiply before the month is out.
    [color=#333333]the supreme court will pass judgment shortly on the president's signature legislative achievement – the 2010 law overhauling the nation's health care system – and also will decide on his administration's challenge to arizona's tough immigration law. if chief justice john roberts and the court strike down all or part of the health care law, it could demoralize democrats who invested more than a year – and quite a few political careers – to secure the bill's passage.


    obama, democrats face cruel june
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    companies run by romney’s private equity firm received millions in state and local government subsidies

    [color=#333333]during romney’s years as chief executive of [color=#333333]bain capital llc, companies owned by the firm received millions of dollars in benefits from a variety of state and local government ec[color=#333333]onomic development programs.

    [color=#333333]in california, taxpayer money built one bain company a conveyor bridge between two of its buildings. new york city gave another bain company tax breaks and lower energy bills to discourage it from moving to [color=#333333]new jersey. and in [color=#333333]indiana, a county government issued bonds to help buy new equipment for a bain-owned steel plant -- a business success featured in a romney campaign ad touting his private sector prowess. …

    [color=#333333]… on the campaign trail, the presumptive republican nominee has hammered at president [color=#333333]barack obama for favoring an unhealthy government role in the economy.
    [color=#333333]“when government, rather than the market, routinely selects winners or losers, or puts its hands on the scales of justice then enterprises and entrepreneurs can’t predict their prospects,” romney said in a march 19 speech at the [color=#333333]university of chicago.
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    asked about the disconnect between romney’s free market rhetoric and bain’s track record, amanda henneberg, a campaign spokeswoman, said: “it’s not at all uncommon for state and local governments to use competitive incentives and programs to create a favorable business climate.” …


    [color=#333333][color=#333333]romney’s effort to capitalize on the administration’s stumbles was complicated this week by the june 1 failure of a massachusetts clean energy company that received state financing while he was governor. …

    [color=#333333]romney critical of government aid that helped bain profit - bloomberg
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    But ... IOKIYAR
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    The Romney Campaign Bus Spent The Day Circling And Honking At Obama Event | Mediaite

    I am fairly sure the reporters suck on this bus were not the least impressed with the Romney campaign's latest round in pre-adult behavior. I have no idea who decided it was a good idea to drag reporters in circles to beep at Obama supporters. All of us know that when the underlings do foolish things it reflects badly on the bosses.

    Given Romney has gone on record in facor of heckling one has to suspect it has tacit approval.
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    Do you likewise condemn the Obama campaign for paying people to heckle Romney?

    Obama supporters have admitted that they are paid to heckle at Mitt Romney events.
    Neither of the representatives agreed to give their names, but two protesters said they
    were getting paid to stand outside of the rally, though their wage is
    unclear: one said she was getting $7.25 per hour, while another man said
    they were being paid $17 per hour.

    Obama pays hecklers. Should Romney hire professional hecklers to shout-down Obama?

    To steal a line from Jay Leno last night, "These must be some of the jobs that Obama has been creating..."
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    I think hecklers of any stripe are worse than useless. That is why I said something about it when done by the Rep. I don't feel any different if this is true for the Dems. it is childish and does not serve anyone well.
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    Quote from Jolie
    Do you likewise condemn the Obama campaign for paying people to heckle Romney?Obama supporters have admitted that they are paid to heckle at Mitt Romney events.Neither of the representatives agreed to give their names, but two protesters said they were getting paid to stand outside of the rally, though their wage is unclear: one said she was getting $7.25 per hour, while another man said they were being paid $17 per hour. Obama pays hecklers. Should Romney hire professional hecklers to shout-down Obama?To steal a line from Jay Leno last night, "These must be some of the jobs that Obama has been creating..."
    And there you go....along with Senator Patty Murray D-WA who pays her male staffers more than her female staffers (while screaming for wage equity), Obama 's people practice gender discrimination also.
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    So has the Obama campaign admitted to encouraging or paying hecklers?

    Has a news source investigated the claims of paid hecklers and found any truth there?
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