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Sen. Romney proposes $1,000 handout for
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Posted By: Ribicon, 3/16/2020 2:24:00 PM

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney proposed Monday giving a $1,000 handout to every American adult in an attempt to help the U.S. economy weather the coronavirus which is devastating markets. The money is intended to “help fill the gaps” for Americans who are starting to have issues with their paychecks and bills. The senator sees it as an additional step to the House-passed coronavirus bill that includes free testing, paid sick leave and solidifies unemployment benefits. “We also urgently need to build on this legislation with additional action to help families and small businesses meet their short-term financial obligations, ease the financial burden on


For a man with such strong spiritual convictions (just ask him), Pierre Delecto certainly does like to foster total dependence on government. Where will the $1000 come from? Out of our own pockets, plus the 80% or whatever extra it costs for government to send the checks, and never mind having people go to the bank to cash the Magic Money checks when we're supposed to be hiding inside our homes.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross 3/16/2020 2:29:59 PM (No. 348154)
Is Pierre getting ready to enter the presidential race as a Democrat?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: dst4life 3/16/2020 2:30:12 PM (No. 348155)
Well now, Romney, that's using your noodle. When did you suddenly become generous? /s
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Reply 3 - Posted by: John C 3/16/2020 2:30:16 PM (No. 348156)
Utah, you owes us a good Senator.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: jimincalif 3/16/2020 2:31:54 PM (No. 348158)
Senator Mittens McGovern - D-Utah
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Reply 5 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 3/16/2020 2:34:25 PM (No. 348160)
I'd prefer a $1,000 credit on my income taxes, only available to those with a positive tax liability. No handouts for people who don't pay taxes!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jebediah 3/16/2020 2:35:28 PM (No. 348161)
This man is such an A--
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Reply 7 - Posted by: StrikingViking 3/16/2020 2:43:41 PM (No. 348165)
50 years ago George McGovern proposed giving everybody $1,000. After accounting for inflation, Pierre's proposal is chickenfeed by comparison.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lawsy0 3/16/2020 2:44:46 PM (No. 348167)
Does Romney propose to use his money or mine? He can do what the heck he wants to with his own cash. He can keep his manicured fingers out of MY meager funds. As I explained earlier, Shut Up!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ketchuplover 3/16/2020 2:51:52 PM (No. 348171)
So lame! The Establishment has learned nothing.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Namma 3/16/2020 2:54:59 PM (No. 348173)
Great idea. Let’s use your money to do this.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ribicon 3/16/2020 2:57:56 PM (No. 348174)
Does no one on the non-establishment GOP side have access to the photos of Mitt with the donkey or the boy or whatever else they have on him? Let it out for the public good and let the guy shill for Brylcreem or sell used cars or whatever else fits his skillset.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bighambone 3/16/2020 2:59:48 PM (No. 348176)
What happens after the needy people spend their $1,000.00? How do they get the money into the hands of the homeless over 60 thousand of who in Los Angeles alone, many of who have no identification or legitimate address, or don’t know who they really are?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: planetgeo 3/16/2020 3:02:19 PM (No. 348181)
So, Mitt finally starts on his 12-Step program to Officially Becoming a Democrat...
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 3/16/2020 3:15:30 PM (No. 348188)
Fabulous idea! Just fabulous! Except - - except George McGovern proposed the EXACT same thing - - in 1972. Sorry, Pierre - - you're 48 years behind that loser.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: sailannapolis 3/16/2020 3:27:40 PM (No. 348197)
Has anyone had the time to run the numbers on the total amount needed?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: BirdsNest 3/16/2020 3:27:57 PM (No. 348199)
Mr. Generous. You know it's not coming out of his checking account.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Omen55 3/16/2020 3:29:57 PM (No. 348203)
Andrew Yang has a running mate.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: coldoc 3/16/2020 3:30:50 PM (No. 348204)
How about a reasonable cola for ss recipients?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/16/2020 3:34:39 PM (No. 348209)
Utah, if you don't get rid of Romney next election, the rest of us are going to vote to nationalize all the land in your state.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 3/16/2020 3:36:17 PM (No. 348210)
Shut up Mittens, you sniveling coward. Just shut up!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: singermom9820 3/16/2020 3:40:04 PM (No. 348211)
I'll take his money. Where does the line start to get his $1,000.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 3/16/2020 3:50:35 PM (No. 348222)
This guy is proving, time and time again that he is just a leftist and an IDIOT, too. Utah--- REALLY?!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Words have Meaning 3/16/2020 3:59:38 PM (No. 348234)
Most of the money if given will just end up in strip clubs and designer handbags. Hey Mitt, your dog is on the roof of your station wagon again and wants to get down. PS...Utah, do something. He is your problem.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: emmajustin 3/16/2020 4:00:11 PM (No. 348238)
Tax credits only. The government has no money. The government only gets money from taxes. So just give back taxes if you have to do this stupid idea. Do NOT give hand outs.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Newtsche 3/16/2020 4:15:29 PM (No. 348248)
I'd prefer $1 billion, thank you.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Nimby 3/16/2020 4:39:16 PM (No. 348265)
Mittens is being a jerk as ever. I agree with #5
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Reply 27 - Posted by: JediJerry 3/16/2020 4:39:28 PM (No. 348266)
Peter Delicious knows voter candy when he sees it.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: 504pc 3/16/2020 4:40:38 PM (No. 348268)
This takes the wisdom of of Solomon. In Louisiana they are closing restaurants, bars, casinos, non essential stores. This is how a lot of people survive. After Katrina I lost everything I got a FEMA check, a 1000 check from Allstate, food stamps and unemployment checks. I was back on my feet in 3 months and had a better life.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Luandir 3/16/2020 4:46:19 PM (No. 348271)
Your money first, Pierre.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: kono 3/16/2020 4:52:28 PM (No. 348275)
At least Percy Ross used his own dough.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Starboard_side 3/16/2020 4:57:49 PM (No. 348280)
A better solution, hold-off on any rent, mortgage and vehicle payments for 30 or 60 days. After all, $1000 won't cover most expenses, particularly rent and mortgage payments for people living paycheck to paycheck.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: mizzmac 3/16/2020 5:11:39 PM (No. 348294)
Does he just parrot whatever the Dems are pushing now? Is he hoping Bernie and Biden die so he can become a Democrat and ride in to save the day? What an ego!
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Reply 33 - Posted by: franq 3/16/2020 5:19:52 PM (No. 348299)
Darn right, #5. Bush and Hussein both, I believe, gave us a "gift" that wound up as taxable income...
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Reply 34 - Posted by: chance_232 3/16/2020 5:27:20 PM (No. 348307)
I guarantee that a 1K giveaway will cost the average tax payer more than 1K long term.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 3/16/2020 5:46:12 PM (No. 348324)
Just a wild guess here, but he's talking about federal (our) money, not his money, right?
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Reply 36 - Posted by: DrOstrow 3/16/2020 5:57:51 PM (No. 348335)
OK #15 - If you're going to give $1000 to very man woman and child in the U.S - and you HAVE to do it that way - ANYTHING and I mean ANYTHING else would be discrimination, or racist, or hateful or any other of a number of derogatory, um, 'titles' we hear people being called daily. Approximately 1000 x 325,000,000 = $ 325,000,000,000 Three hundred twenty-five BILLION !
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Foghorn 3/16/2020 6:03:47 PM (No. 348344)
I knew he was a RINO. Maybe if Bloomberg gave a grand to every adult in America he could get elected.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Boliver 3/16/2020 6:12:26 PM (No. 348352)
I rely on my online business to support myself. What happens if interstate travel shuts down? I am scared for the first time in a while.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: farmwife 3/16/2020 6:20:42 PM (No. 348360)
Sorry, Mitt. You can never out Democrat a real Democrat.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: MDConservative 3/16/2020 6:46:46 PM (No. 348380)
Third-Party Mitt is getting warmed up...what a moderate approach.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Timber Queen 3/16/2020 7:13:50 PM (No. 348389)
Mittens must have believed that MSNBC math lesson where Bloomberg could have given every American $1 million instead of wasting it on his feckless campaign. The carpetbagging senator from Utah sounds very "progressive" these days. I'm beginning to wonder if the good people of Utah really picked him. Did the GOPe wing of the Uniparty take control of the primary, just as we've seen their fellow Dem Unipartitarians do this year in theirs? IIRC there was a good conservative, Kennedy, that was very popular until the failed presidential candidate swooped in from California, via Massachusetts, via Michigan.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Tusker 3/16/2020 7:21:57 PM (No. 348395)
Well that's golden showering into the wind; I need about 50 times that to weather the ChiCom plague. A thousand dollars; give me a break you left-leaning worthless political hack.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 3/16/2020 8:19:01 PM (No. 348436)
Yo mittens! Can I get my 1000 in Quarters? So I can slowly shove them up your..... s/
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Reply 44 - Posted by: 3XALADY 3/16/2020 9:11:40 PM (No. 348466)
Andrew Yang suggests it be monthly.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: padiva 3/16/2020 10:12:56 PM (No. 348496)
Let's see... you give me $1000 and raise my taxes $2000. I'm better off without government 'help.'
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Reply 46 - Posted by: OCJim 3/17/2020 12:49:08 AM (No. 348554)
Twit Romney should consult credulous Brian Williams and that NYTimes board member math ignoramus lady. Heck with only 200 million adults in this country those two may cost this out at a mere $2Bllion. Talk about bang for the buck!? j/k
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Reply 47 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 3/17/2020 2:16:07 AM (No. 348584)
If Dolly could pay the people of TN a $1000 a month after the fires, surely Mitt can cough up the money. Every person in this country does not need $1000. It will be the same old same old collecting. So, what's in it for Mittens?
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Reply 48 - Posted by: ToryWhite 3/17/2020 6:37:11 AM (No. 348662)
Incredibly stupid.
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