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Mitt Trashes 47% That Don’t Pay Income Taxes

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on September 18th, 2012 11:09 pm by HL

Mitt Trashes 47% That Don’t Pay Income Taxes
Jonathan Capehart, WP
Back in February, Mitt Romney stuck his ample silver foot in his mouth when he told CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, “I’m not concerned about the very poor.” He went on to say, “We have a safety net there. If it needs repair, I’ll fix it. I’m not concerned about the very rich, they’re doing just fine. I’m concerned about the very heart of the America, the 90, 95 percent of Americans who right now are struggling, and I’ll continue to take that message across the nation.”Late Monday,…

Michelle Obama Tries to Reignite Dem Passion
Erin McPike, RCP
Despite mounting problems this week for Mitt Romney's candidacy, a still constant theme in the 2012 presidential election is that enthusiasm for Barack Obama is lacking compared to four years ago. Voters aren't swooning over the calm, collected man who is now the president the way they were when he was a fresh new candidate. And as far as young voters are concerned, well, you only have your first crush once.Enter Michelle Obama.Obama campaign officials insist that the nation's self-described "mom-in-chief" is busy at home and will keep her campaign schedule…

Voters, Like Romney, Want Smaller Gov’t
Jennifer Rubin, Wash Post
Mitt Romney’s hysteria-inducing comments aside, he has a fundamental advantage in the case he is making to voters. Gallup reports that, by a 54 percent to 39 percent margin, voters think government is trying to do much, as opposed to not doing enough:Most significantly, we learn: “More than six in 10 independents agree that the government is doing too much.”It is therefore not surprising that, in Romney's effort to sharpen his message, he is going right at the size and irresponsibility of government. His latest ad on the topic was released today:

Sandra Fluke & the Democrats’ Fake Freedoms
Jacob Sullum, Reason
Sandra Fluke’s claim to fame, aside from provoking Rush Limbaugh's misogynistic ire, is that she chose to attend Georgetown Law School, knowing full well that the Catholic university's student health plan did not cover birth control, and then demanded that the policy be changed, under force of law, as a matter of “reproductive justice.” Although Fluke could have picked a different school, she told The Washington Post last February, “I decided I was absolutely not willing to compromise the quality of my education in exchange for my health…

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