Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Mitt "let them foreclose" Romney

All along, I have felt Gingrich was the more dangerous of the candidates, but that does not equate to me supporting Willard Mitt Romney.

If he becomes the front runner (who knows in this crap shoot GOP roster, of their finest), here are some gems from Mittens.

Here are some facts about oober 1%er, Willard:

Mitt Romney 
• set up shell companies in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda to avoid U.S. taxes.
[Los Angeles Times,  12/19/2007]
• proposed tax cuts for the rich and corporations that would cost $7.8 trillion over 10 years.
[ThinkProgress,  09/7/2011]

• Mitt Romney: "Corporations are people, my friend."
[ThinkProgress,  08/11/2011]
• called the Occupy Wall Street movement "dangerous."
[ThinkProgress,  10/4/2011]

• called for taxes on the poor, saying low-income Americans having no income tax liability is "a problem" that will "kill the country."

[ThinkProgress,  09/21/2011]

• supports privatizing Social Security.

[ThinkProgress,  09/8/2011]
• defended his belief that we "should consider a higher retirement age" for Social Security and Medicare to preserve tax breaks for corporations.
[ThinkProgress,  08/11/2011]
• As governor, Mitt Romney vetoed a minimum wage increase to $8 an hour.
[The Boston Globe,  08/1/2006]
•  Mitt Romney said he "cannot see that a Cabinet position would be justified" for an American Muslim.
[Politico,  11/27/2007]
•  vowed to increase the size of the military by 100,000 troops.
[Associated Press,  10/8/2011]
• Mitt Romney won't say whether he thinks waterboarding is torture.
[Democracy Now,  11/29/2007]
•  opposes regulating carbon dioxide and other gases linked to climate change.
[ThinkProgress,  08/26/2011]
• supports drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
[The Boston Globe,  12/13/2005]
•  Mitt Romney said the Clean Air Act doesn't apply to carbon emissions.
[ThinkProgress,  07/18/2011]
•  supports unlimited coal and oil production.
[ThinkProgress,  05/20/2011]
•  Mitt Romney wants to see Roe v. Wade overturned.
[Meet The Press,  12/16/2007]
• Mitt Romney drafted a bill to exempt a religious group from nondiscrimination rules, allowing it to ban gay couples from adopting children.
[Associated Press,  03/14/2006]
• Romney has signed the National Organization for Marriage anti-gay campaign pledge, calling for a federal amendment outlawing same-sex marriage.
[ThinkProgress,  08/4/2011]
•  Campaigning in 1994, Mitt Romney said "I don't line up with the NRA." Today, Mitt Romney is a lifetime member of the NRA.
[Time,  05/10/2007]
•  Mitt Romney would repeal the broad prohibition against denying coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions.
[ThinkProgress,  05/13/2011]
• As of October 2011, Mitt Romney has raised more than five times as much money from Wall St. employees as Obama, raising $1.5 million.
[ThinkProgress,  10/16/2011]
• Tea Party billionaire David Koch hosted one of Mitt Romney's first fundraisers for his 2012 campaign.
[ThinkProgress,  03/15/2011]
•  Mitt Romney plans to bulldoze his 3,000-square-foot $12 million home in California to replace it with one four times its size. Romney also owns a $10 million estate in New Hampshire.
[ThinkProgress,  08/21/2011]

1 comment:

Jerry Critter said...

Sounds like standard republican rhetoric. This is what they stand for.