If you are poor down and out, help is coming. If you are black and poor, help is coming. If your Hispanic ,Asian, Portuguese and or other, help is coming If you are part of the struggling middle class, help is coming.
No matter what you hear different. Mitt Romney will be there for you and not just spend more time campaign like Obama then leading this weak troubled economy. If your are one of the 24 million out of work, help is coming ...
Mister Fix It ( Mitt Romney ) will be there for you with jobs. Good paying jobs.
I trust Romney you should too, what has Obama done for except talk talk talk
Help Romney help you, vote for him and see what he can do for you and your family and friends.
The major reason for the lack of jobs is mainly due to - our 3rd world trade agreements....
The USA has been losing jobs to outsourcing and sending of manufacturing sites overseas for the last 30+ yrs..... MILLIONS OF JOBS have been lost ---while the population continues to grow... We had 24 straight quarters of manufacturing growth since Jan 09 --- YET... the manufacturing sector is now too small to pull the country out of the lack of job growth that we have seen... 2000 recession -which was small- was the first time in US history that we experienced a `Jobless Recovery`... this is now the 2d time... and we will continue to see that for future recessions also due to lack of manufacturing jobs... -- When you experience Depression style job losses on top of an already damaged jobs market due to outsourcing --- you have a perfect storm for Joblessness long term... Bush Jr over his first 7 yrs -even with his tax cuts, war stimulus, devaluing dollar, etc - still could only produce enough jobs to rank him as the lowest job creator as President since 1929... and that`s not counting the jobs lost in his 8th yr when the economy collapsed in Sept 08...
Romney and the GOP support our trade agreements and don`t want changes/reforms to them --- The Obama admin has attempted 3 seperate times to pass trade reform that would protect American workers against the cheap labor from the 3rd world trade partners --- GOP has stopped each one of those reforms.... Even Hillary Clinton in her primary debate in 2007 admitted openly that NAFTA was a failure and didn`t work the way they originally thought it would and that it needed reform.... But Romney doesn`t believe that....
Second --- The `Too Big to fail Banks` and Wall Street --- the financial sector --- was the catalyst to the Recession/depression of 2008 that we are trying to recover from ---- YET... the GOP has consistently stopped any attempts by the Dems to pass stricter regulations or stricter enforcement... The one main attempt that was passed - Dodd Frank bill- was watered down significantly by the time Congress (GOP) and the lobbiest got done with it.... And to give any protection to the Consumer --- Obama had to by pass Congress/Repubs and use an Executive Order to put the Consumer Protection Bureau in place ---- which is now putting in stronger regs on the credit card industry, debt collectors and the mortgage industry..... to the benefit of citizens...and the country...
Romney and the GOP are against any of this... yet every economic crisis this country has experienced in the last 200 yrs was lead by the financial sector doing something stupid and greedy leading to a balloon of some sort that collapses and takes the country down with it. Yet the GOP wants to continue as it has --- and leave the little guys at the mercy of the Goldman`s, BOA, etc... with weak regulations and self policing --- which obviously didn`t work since we lost $2 Trillion in this last crisis since Sept 2008...
Voting for Romney and the GOP in this election is like putting your head in the sand and leaving your butt in the air for a good kicking...
Romney Has Empowered Women: Obama a Desperate Arrogant Attack Dog Want to Scare Women -Wow - Mr. President Please Wait for Halloween
By democrat_ladies . 46 minutes ago . Permalink
How Romney has empowered women
By Jane Edmonds, Special to CNN
updated 2:25 PM EDT, Wed October 24, 2012
Editor's note: Jane Edmonds served as a member of Gov. Mitt Romney's cabinet and as head of the Department of Workforce Development in Massachusetts. She also was an appointee of Gov. Michael S. Dukakis and served as chair of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), the civil rights law enforcement agency for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is a surrogate for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.
(CNN) -- "Baby, law isn't a good profession for girls," my father told me.
"Stay with music, dear, that is what you and your people do so well," my high school dean said.
I was 16, and asking them the most important question of my life: Will you tell me how to become a lawyer?
My dad was a product of the segregated South. Orphaned at the age of 12, he pulled himself up by his bootstraps. After leaving Georgia for Washington, where he lived with a relative, he attended an integrated school, Dunbar High. Eventually, he earned his way into Syracuse University, where he was one of the first black men to graduate. In spite of his achievements, he and our family faced discrimination. Nevertheless, he kept his sense of humor, and worked hard to be a good provider.
My father's message was loving and protective. He didn't want to see me hurt.
My dean's message was scornful and discriminatory. She took a sledgehammer to my dreams, and when I left her office that day, I was crushed and fighting tears. I couldn't understand her answer.
I wanted to go to a good college, attend a respected law school and advocate for people needing help and craving justice. I refused to abandon these high hopes.
Opinion: Does Romney 'get' women who work?
And I didn't. I followed my dreams and went to law school. More than 40 years later, I became one of the 10 women named to top policy-making posts in the early months of Gov. Mitt Romney's administration in Massachusetts. There, I headed up the Department of Workforce Development. During Gov. Romney's tenure, our state led the nation in terms of the ratio of women holding top spots in the administration, and to this day, that's something about which I am incredibly proud to have been a part of.
And so, as I've heard criticism about Gov. Romney's admirable record of recruiting women to serve in his administration, I feel compelled to speak out about the Mitt Romney I know.
I remember meeting him for the first time. I was struck by his authenticity, and over the years that I worked with him, I saw the accuracy of my first impression. Gov. Romney's overriding commitment was not to self-promotion -- as is so often the case for politicians -- but for the people he served, and the people he served with. He believes in empowering women. I would know, because I was one of those women he recruited and respected.
Opinion: Romney's empty 'binders full of women'
Today, there are more than 5 million women around this country -- mothers, daughters, breadwinners -- who are unemployed. They are not only robbed of their dignity and their self-respect; they are also robbed of the results of decades of hard work. More women are in poverty -- 25.7 million -- than at any time in our nation's history.
And for too many young people, the doors of opportunity remain closed shut by these tough economic circumstances. Half of recent college graduates are either jobless or underemployed. The cost of college has continued to rise in the last four years and student loan debt stands at record levels.
When Mitt Romney was governor, he worked with a legislature that was 87% Democratic to get things done. And to me, that really meant something: I consider myself a liberal Democrat. For him, it wasn't about who you were, it was about the quality of your ideas. That's how he improved the economy and balanced the budget, but that's not all he accomplished. Gov. Romney also initiated the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship to cover the cost of college at public institutions of higher education in the state for deserving high school students based on academic merit.
During his time as governor, Massachusetts maintained its schools' ranking as first in the nation.
Opportunity. Empowerment. That's what Mitt Romney has stood for while in politics and in business, and that's what matters to women. In government, he created opportunities for young people to attend college. In business, he took a chance on people to allow their dreams to flourish into realities.
I've been able to rise in life because of people who see the world this way. Looking back, I'm grateful to those who believe that education is a civil right and that the dreams of all should be encouraged and cultivated. And that's precisely why I'm supporting Mitt Romney.
Surge in Women Voting for Mitt Romney for President of USA and Their Reasons
By ladies_4_romney . Oct 24, 2012 2:37 PM
Women Democrat Voters and Others are Switching to Mitt Romney in Ohio Michigan Florida Virginia Pennsylvania Wisconsin New York- New Jersey ( East Coast to West Coast )
The Democrat Ladies for Romney in all 50 States Ladies are Switching from Obama very Fast.
Read this and you too will Change and become a "Romney Democrat" for a Stronger USA Economy and honest leadership.
Women, Jewish Democrats and others are Switching to Mitt Romney for President.
Women Review Debate 3 : First, Governor Mitt Romney Pasted the President Test, Ready to Lead USA. By USA_Jewish_Women 10 22 2012
Great Impression: Mitt Romney's Stunning Turnaround in Past 3 Debates after Huge Negative Ads.
The Reasons for Change is Obama has Lost the Support and Respect with Women Voters and Others.
People Notice: Most Men and Women are Turned Off Against Barack Obama most everywhere and Across All 50 States,
Here is the the Review of Debate 3 on October 22, 2012
By a Jewish Women Focus Group of 7,890 Women Connecticut Across America
Our Strong Plea for Change in the White House, Why? The following reasons listed bellow.
Note: This review is a agreement amongst a Group of almost 8000 Women watching debates.
During the Debate 3, President Barack Obama was Arrogant, Disrespectfully, Angry, Rude and Condescending to Governor Mitt Romney. Obama did not Act or Look Presidential.
We Feel Governor Mitt Romney Pasted the Presidential Test and is Ready to Lead USA
We Support Mitt Romney, found him to be a Smart, Respectable and Decent Gentleman.
Governor Mitt Romney Looked Much More Presidential, Ready to be Commander-in-Chief.
Mitt Romney said America Needs a Strong Economy in order to have a Strong Military for our National Security right now and the Future. ...... We All Agree.
Women came away from this Debate with a Very Good Impression of Governor Mitt Romney, in that he would be a “ A Safe Pair of Hands.” in Foreign Policy and a Strong Economy. We Trust Him More. Obama lied about Libya on 9 11 ( a 8 hour fire fight, Obama watched did nothing)
In Foreign Policy We feel Mitt Romney is Tough Enough to do what’s necessary, but laid-back enough not to do too much and get us into another war.
Miit Romney Did Not attack President Obama's Policies, he Simply Pointed Out a Few Needed Improvements in a Very Respectable Way.
During the debate Governor Mitt Romney Seemed More Like a Leader, Smart, Respectable, Thoughtful and Considerate. He looked and Acted more Like the New American President that our Nation and the rest of the World Needs so Disparately in These Troubling Economic Times.
Governor Mitt Romney was Calm, Thoughtful, Relaxed, Steady, Looked Like A Smart Gentleman and More Presidential.
Romney Looked and Acted as if he was Ready to Take the Job as Commander-in-Chief ASAP.
President Barack Obama Looked more like a Very Disparate Candidate and Challenger, very Negative, Acted like a Disrespectful Attack Dog Instead of the President of the United States.
Mitt Romney Expressed his Concern about Iran's Nuclear Threat that is 4 Years Closer and the USA Support of Israel, our Good Friend and Middle East Ally. The strained relationship with the Obama Administration.
Tonight Romney Impressed the Ladies Very much, in that a Vote for Him is a Vote for American Security, Peace and Safety, a Strong Economy, a Strong Military, Millions of Higher Paying Jobs, Prosperity for the Middle Class and Others. and a Quiet Peaceful Life for USA and all People.
The World is Much to Scary these days, Americans Aren’t Looking For a Scary Arrogant, Angry. Rude, Disrespectfully and Weak President. Barack Obama is Not the One to Lead us Any Longer
Tonight we Came Away with the Feeling that President Barack Obama is extremely a more Scary Candidate then the President of USA.
We are Concerned about America's Weaken Relationship with Israel, a Nuclear Iran, our Weaken Economy and the Huge 16 Trillion Dollars Debt, that in itself Threatens our National Security.
Americans, Black, White, Latinos, Wake Up, USA Debt is Bigger than our Gross National Product.
We Can Not Afford Four More Years of President Obama's Spending, Borrowing and lies.
We Can Not Afford Another 5 or 6 Trillion Dollars in More Debt From China or Other Countries.
Our Jewish Women's Focus Group of almost 8000 Democrats Therefore Proudly Endorse Governor Mitt Romney as the Next President of the United States of America.
Vote for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Before It's to Late. Do it Now ....ASAP
Public Notice: We Feel Strongly that President Barack Obama is No Longer Fit to Lead USA.
Hmmm, that's what the last Republican president said before he pushed the country to the brink of insolvency.
Romney is already talking about stirring up wars with China and Iran. That doesn't sound good, especially for someone with ZERO experience as a military man. Yeah, Obama once had zero experience, but now he kind of, "gets it," as evidenced by last night's debate in which Romney looked like the deer right before the semi hits it.
*the last Republican president pushed the country into the brink of insolvency*?????? #$%$ do you think Obummer has done in less than 4 years?????? 6 TRILLION FARTHER into insolvency...DUH!!! idiot!
Women Review Debate 3, Governor Mitt Romney Pasted The Test, Ready to Lead USA
By USA_Jewish_Women 10 22 2012
Debate 3: Women's Review: President Obama Was Arrogant, Disrespectfully Angry Condescending to Governor Mitt Romney on Oct 22, 2012.
Mitt Romney's Stunning turnaround in these past 3 debates
Obama has lost support among Jewish women voters.
Most Jews are Turn Against Obama across the 50 states,
A Jewish Women Focus Group of 7,890 on October 22, 2012
President Obama Was arrogant, angry, disrespectfully, condescending and much to aggressive, did not look very presidential at all.
Governor Mitt Romney looked much more presidential, ready to be commander-in-chief. America he said, needs a strong economy in order to have a strong military for our National Security now and in the future.
We came away from this debate with a very good impression of Mitt Romney, in that he would be a “ a safe pair of hands.”
We feel he’s tough enough to do what’s necessary, but laid-back enough not to do too much and get us into another war. Romney did not attack President Obama's policies, he simply pointed out a few improvements in a respectable way.
During the debate Governor Mitt Romney seemed more like the president and Barack Obama more like the candidate and challenger.
Governor Mitt Romney was calm, thoughtful, relaxed, steady and looked very presidential. He looked and acted ready to take the job as commander-in-chief. Expressed his views on Iran's Nuclear threat and the USA support of Israel, our good friend and ally.
He impressed us tonight, in that a vote for him is a vote for American security, peace and safety, a strong economy, a strong military, millions of higher paying jobs, prosperity and quiet peaceful life for us and our families.
The world is much to scary these days; Americans aren’t looking for a scary weak president.
Tonight we came away with the feeling that President Obama is more the scary one, in America's weaken relationship with Israel, a closer to Nuclear Iran, our weak economy and the huge 16 Trillion Dollars in Debt, that in itself Threatens our National Security.
We can not afford four more years of president Obama's spending and borrowing another 5 or 6 trillion dollars from countries like China. Our jewish women's focus group therefore endorse Governor Mitt Romney for the next president of the United States of America.
Obama's Re-Election is very questionable. Vote for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan
Obamafusion - Crushing Blow to USA Economy: Obamacare Will Cost US Corporations Billions
It’s almost as if Obama and democrats actually want the economy to collapse?
The country is just beginning to discover the massive economic damage from Obamacare.
GOP Senators reported:
Economic Damage Of Health Bill Continues
AT&T, 3M, And AK Steel Already Report Devastating Effects Of Health Bill
“AT&T Inc. Will Take A $1 Billion Non-Cash Charge In The First Quarter Because Of The Health Care Overhaul And May Cut Benefits It Offers To Current And Retired Workers.” (“AT&T Will Take $1B Non-Cash Charge For Health Care,” The Associated Press, 3/26/10)
“The Telecommunications Company Also Said It Is Looking Into Changing The Health Care Benefits It Offers Because Of The New Law.” (“AT&T Will Take $1B Non-Cash Charge For Health Care,” The Associated Press, 3/26/10)
“3M Company Today That It Expects To Record A One-Time Non-Cash Charge Of $85 To $90 Million After Tax… Resulting From The Recently Enacted Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act.” “3M Company said today that it expects to record a one-time non-cash charge of $85 to $90 million after tax, or approximately 12 cents per share, in the first quarter of 2010, resulting from the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, including modifications made in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 passed by Congress on March 25, 2010. The charge is due to a reduction in the value of the company’s deferred tax asset as a result of a change to the tax treatment of Medicare Part D reimbursements.” (“3M Anticipates New U.S. Healthcare Law to Result in One-Time Charge of $85 — $90 Million After Tax in First Quarter of 2010,” 3M, 3/26/10)
“AK Steel Holding Corp., The Third Largest U.S. Steelmaker By Sales, Said It Will Record A Non-Cash Charge Of About $31 Million Resulting From The Health-Care Overhaul Signed Into Law By President Barack Obama.” (“AK Steel Sees $31 Million Charge From New Health Law,” Business Week, 3/23/10)
It was also announced today that the democratic bill will cost Florida at least 700 jobs immediately.
HotAir has more on the billions that Obamacare will cost US corporations.
Caterpillar Inc. announced that Obamacare will cost the company $100 million in one quarter.
If the economy collapses, the Government, Obama that is, will take care of us.
This is their fantasy and they want to make it reality.
Lets give a big Hope and Change shout out to Obama by not voting for four more years.
Obama Sees Middle Class Tax 1.7 Trillion Increase Victory - Read & Vote Obama if You Love It.
The Largest Tax Hike in US History has just been upheld by the Supreme Court of the United
States and President Obama sees this assault on the middle class as a victory.
The already unpopular 2010 health care reform law has been converted by the court into a $1.76 trillion tax increase funded by escalating taxes to be paid the vast majority of taxpayers. The high court’s ruling leaves in place 20 tax increases in the health-care law, of those, 12 tax hikes would affect families earning less than $250,000 per year, including a “Cadillac tax” on high-cost insurance plans, a tax on insurance providers, and an excise tax on medical device manufacturers. By formally converting ‘Obamacare’ into ‘Obamatax,’ the court allows Obama to raise taxes on the middle-class.
The decision is a distressing blow to taxpayers and represents the single largest tax increase on young people in the nation’s history. When it takes full effect, the Internal Revenue Service will have immense new power and authority to persecute and prosecute a whole new group of taxpayers.
If the law takes full effect, it will devastate small businesses and destroy any chance for a sustainable economic recovery. It will add trillions of dollars to the national debt and push the country toward bankruptcy even faster than current projections. Any individual who believes that this decision must be overturned must do everything possible to undo the damage that has been done, especially at the ballot box on November 6.
–Obamacare law contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses–
WASHINGTON, DC – Obamacare contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses. Arranged by their respective effective dates, below is the total list of all $500 billion-plus in tax hikes (over the next ten years) in Obamacare, where to find them in the bill, and how much your taxes are scheduled to go up as of today:
Taxes that took effect in 2010:
1. Excise Tax on Charitable Hospitals (Min$/immediate): $50,000 per hospital if they fail to meet new “community health assessment needs,” “financial assistance,” and “billing and collection” rules set by HHS. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,961-1,971
2. Codification of the “economic substance doctrine” (Tax hike of $4.5 billion). This provision allows the IRS to disallow completely-legal tax deductions and other legal tax-minimizing plans just because the IRS deems that the action lacks “substance” and is merely intended to reduce taxes owed. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 108-113
3. “Black liquor” tax hike (Tax hike of $23.6 billion). This is a tax increase on a type of bio-fuel. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 105
4. Tax on Innovator Drug Companies ($22.2 bil/Jan 2010): $2.3 billion annual tax on the industry imposed relative to share of sales made that year. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,971-1,980
5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tax Hike ($0.4 bil/Jan 2010): The special tax deduction in current law for Blue Cross/Blue Shield companies would only be allowed if 85 percent or more of premium revenues are spent on clinical services. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,004
6. Tax on Indoor Tanning Services ($2.7 billion/July 1, 2010): New 10 percent excise tax on Americans using indoor tanning salons. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,397-2,399
7. Medicine Cabinet Tax ($5 bil/Jan 2011): Americans no longer able to use health savings account (HSA), flexible spending account (FSA), or health reimbursement (HRA) pre-tax dollars to purchase non- prescription, over-the-counter medicines (except insulin). Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957-1,959
8. HSA Withdrawal Tax Hike ($1.4 bil/Jan 2011): Increases additional tax on non-medical early withdrawals from an HSA from 10 to 20 percent, disadvantaging them relative to IRAs and other tax- advantaged accounts, which remain at 10 percent. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,959
Tax that took effect in 2012
9. Employer Reporting of Insurance on W-2 (Min$/Jan 2012): Preamble to taxing health benefits on individual tax returns. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957
Taxes that take effect in 2013
10. Surtax on Investment Income ($123 billion/Jan. 2013): Creation of a new, 3.8 percent surtax on investment income earned in households making at least $250,000 ($200,000 single). This would result in the following top tax rates on investment income: Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 87-93
Capital Gains Dividends Other*
2012 15% 15% 35%
2013+ 23.8% 43.4% 43.4%