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Romney attacks Obama’s ‘trickle
down government’ in first debate

Washington Times, by Dave Boyer & Stephen Dinan

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/4/2012 1:48:54 AM

Denver - Claiming he’s the true champion of a middle class that’s being “crushed” under President Obama, Mitt Romney went straight at the president Wednesday in the first debate of the campaign, saying his four years in office have doubled the deficit and left the economy gasping. Mr. Obama countered that Mr. Romney is hiding key parts of his plans from voters, but said from what he’s seen, the Republican nominee would take government back to Bush administration policies that led to the 2008 recession. (Snip) Unlike Mr. Obama, who said he wanted to look forward, Mr. Romney repeatedly pointed

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Romney was brutal with is numbers, and his numerous statements that we were borrowing from China to finance things, notably 0bama failures, were hitting too. The only bigger hits than in this debate this day must have been when 0bama had to face Michelle and Valerie Jarrett in private afterward. Ow ow owo wowow o owow.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: janylou, 10/4/2012 2:02:37 AM     (No. 8908308)

Maybe if Obozo hadn't spent so much time campaigning, taking vacations, and playing golf, he might have had more command of how the government works and might have been able to do a little better job debating.
Did anyone else think that Mooch looked a little off?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/4/2012 2:41:05 AM     (No. 8908334)

I'm not convinced Obama really wants another 4 years..He's never going to win on the face value of anything,so the only option he has is abusing executive orders or devising a scheme to overthrow the government.

Obamacare,that he's so proud of, isn't going to be very useful if you have hoards of doctors leaving the profession or going to a fee for service practice.

Replacing private sector health paper pushers with government ones will be a double whammy of the budget.I'll bet the cost projectors didn't even look at this.

I don't believe Obama gave the order to kill BinLaden. How many responsible presidents would be playing golf while a high value Seal team is about to raid the living quarters of the world's most wanted man?

And what about GM which has survived on government subsides and fleet purchases to stay afloat. I'll bet they need another cash infusion but we won't hear about it until after the election.The management at GM wants Obama and the government out of their lives. They're losing sales being so attached to obama.They would scrap the Volt in 10 minutes with Obama out of their hair.Obama crammed a bunch of Volts down the military's throat which will sit rotting in parking lots.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bedub, 10/4/2012 2:43:20 AM     (No. 8908339)

Obama showed up and voted 'Present'. That's about it!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: CedarFever, 10/4/2012 2:44:06 AM     (No. 8908340)

(Thought I'd de-lurk for all you lucky people) I watched the debate with a group of friends this evening. While I don't think Romney was quite as strong as he's being portrayed in the analysis I'm reading, in comparison to Obama and his poor showing, I guess I'll take what I can get.

Post debate, I ended up getting into a heated discussion with five people about basic principles, me being the odd one out (as I soon discovered). This is the first time I've had face-to-face, in-the-open political discussions in quite a while.

It is truly amazing - scary, actually - to see these educated people unthinkingly spout hard, Marxist principles and not even realize it - one of the most strident was small a business owner.

It was scary to hear them uncritically parrot the MSM narrative and to hear them call the Tea Partiers and their motivation as being racists and racism - and deeply believe it. Unthinking, selfish boilerplate - all of it.

One of them declared out loud that we were no longer friends. Another yelled and left the room crying. I am not making this up - it really happened.

Educated, middle income people in one of the reddest states in the union: all I asked them was if they believed they were responsible for their own well being or was someone else responsible for them.

I honestly think we've rounded the bend.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Kowgirl, 10/4/2012 3:20:56 AM     (No. 8908359)

#4 ... No, "we" haven't rounded the bend. You just found out the people you've been hanging around with really aren't who you thought they were. The mistake was yours, accept it, and move on.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/4/2012 3:41:48 AM     (No. 8908419)

Barry is presidentee in name only. It's really Jarret and her 55 czars who are co-presidentees. Barry's only there to announce or not announce to the public what they've told him to.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: CedarFever, 10/4/2012 3:53:01 AM     (No. 8908377)

I've known but kept quiet. But, yeah, I'm expecting the full ostracizing treatment.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 10/4/2012 5:07:03 AM     (No. 8908387)

Hey, #4. You must live in Austin, Texas!

I thought Romney did a fine and dandy job of splaying open the Asshat in Chief. However, just like in The Terminator, Romney better keep watching what's coming up behind him.

Time to reload and prepare for the next onslaught. The MSM is giving him quarter this morning but that will all be over by tomorrow when they begin a full scale assault.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Quaestio, 10/4/2012 6:05:26 AM     (No. 8908712)

My condolences #4. The fact is we have a lot of 'educated' people who assume they are very knowledgeable, but in reality are stunningly ignorant. They get a piece of paper from somewhere and take it as a certificate that their opinions are validated. You challenged their assumptions about life and politics, made them realize they were just assumptions and not knowledge, and they didn't like it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: smak90, 10/4/2012 6:24:38 AM     (No. 8908772)

#4 I'm guessing you live just outside the Austin area just like me. Since I work in Austin I expect it to be very quiet all day at work. So far it has been deafening.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: CedarFever, 10/4/2012 12:20:59 PM     (No. 8909333)

I used to be an Austinite but now live in an even redder state, believe it or not. After sleeping on it, I think you're right - they have never been openly challenged and it comes as a shock to them. It was like arguing with charicatures. I'd like to think I planted a few seeds in their minds, but am ultimately doubtful.

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