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Why I detest Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney is the most unethical, irresponsible politician in America. I respect Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, or any other conservative who says what he believes. But Mitt Romney will say absolutely anything if he thinks it will help him. As Governor of Massachusetts, Romney supported choice, health care reform, and fair, progressive taxation. Now he purports to believe the opposite. But what really earned my undying contempt was the speech Romney made when he dropped out of the Presidential race in February 2008. Romney said, “if I fight on in my campaign … I’d be making it easier for Senator Clinton or Obama to win. .. I simply cannot let my campaign be a part... »

Iowa caucus memories

It’s been 4 years since the 2008 Iowa caucus. Following is a post I made one year after the caucus. What lessons did we learn from Iowa? First, we had the best organization, primarily volunteers. Second, people like a positive campaign. We didn’t attack Sen. Clinton or Sen. Edwards; instead, we told people why we thought Sen. Obama would be the best President. Third, don’t let conventional wisdom discourage you (or make you too cocky). Conventional wisdom assumes things will stay the way they are today, but people can change the course of events if they stay true to their plan. =================== One year since the Iowa caucus – wasn’t that the best? (originall... »

NPR tried to find small business owners

NPR tried to find small business owners who would be adversely affected by higher taxes. They couldn’t find any! »

Obama’s 2002 Iraq speech

As the US completes its withdrawal from Iraq, re-watch Barack Obama’s 2002 speech opposing the Iraq war. »

President Obama addresses economic unfairness

“Yesterday, in Kansas, President Obama gave a speech foretelling his 2012 campaign. The theme this time is economic division — perhaps better known as inequality.” Ezra Klein, The Washington Post. Take the time to watch or read the whole speech — it’s excellent: What a Fair Shot at Success Means | The White House »

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