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Archive for September, 2012

September 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: The Black Republicans

Romney Campaign Announces Its Perfunctory Black Outreach Thingy by Jim Newell, Wonkette Are you black, and a Republican? Congratulations! Oh, you didn’t hear? You’ve just been named to the Romney campaign’s Black Leadership Council. Your duty: to say the exact same Republican talking points as[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 9:14 pm § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: What sort of a Mormon is Mitt?

By Mary Barker, Religion DispatchesMary Barker is a professor of political science at Syracuse University’s campus in Madrid, Spain as well as at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. On the last night of the Republican Convention, Ted and Pat Oparowski paid tribute to their “pastor,” Morm[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 6:37 pm § in Misc.


Ohio Presidential Polls: Obama Leads Romney By 9 Points, Columbus Dispatch Poll[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: “I think he represents both the best and the worst of corporate greed. He’s certainly not in favor of the working class.”

The elder Oparowskis were contacted two weeks ago by Romney’s son, Taggart Romney, who asked if they would be willing to come to Tampa and speak about the time that Mitt Romney was there for their son. Peter Oparowski said his parents agreed and flew to Tampa on Wednesday. He said they wrote up th[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 3:16 pm § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: Gingrich on Mitt


September 30th, 2012 - 12:46 pm § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: the value of virginity

Young Brazilians auctioning off virginity for charity New York, Sept 29 : A Brazilian student, among others, has offered her virginity to the highest bidder in order to raise cash to build homes for poverty-stricken families. Catarina Migliorini, 20, is set to donate the money – currently stan[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 12:33 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

ROMNEYISMS: On Healthcare

“Do you realize what health care spending is as a percentage of the G.D.P. in Israel? Eight percent,” [Romney] said. “You spend eight percent of G.D.P. on health care. You’re a pretty healthy nation. We spend 18 percent of our G.D.P. on health care, 10 percentage points more. That ga[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 12:26 pm § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: Why bother with the truthiness?

Asked about the truth in Romney Ryan campaign ads, Romney pollster Neil Newhouse said, “We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers.”[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 10:25 am § in Misc.

ELECTION 2012: The Michelle Speech!

If you did not watch this, you should![...]