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September 18th, 2012, 5:12 pm

In case you have not yet heard about this, you will definitely hear about this in the coming weeks.Yesterday, Romney was asked what effect his policies would have on people who were dependent on the government for foodstamps, housing, medical care, etc.Romney's answer: "It is not my job to care about them."He did not realize that the whole conversation was recorded.You can expect playback of this repeatedly in the coming days.Talk about shoving your foot right into your mouth.
 
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September 18th, 2012, 5:36 pm

debate dates here
 
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September 18th, 2012, 6:28 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperdebate dates herein case you dont want to read the fox media garbage the dates are Oct 3, Oct 16 and October 22
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September 18th, 2012, 9:36 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelRomney suffers from "foot in mouth" diseaseAnd infected zerdna.
 
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September 18th, 2012, 10:27 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976Yesterday, Romney was asked what effect his policies would have on people who were dependent on the government for foodstamps, housing, medical care, etc. Romney's answer: "It is not my job to care about them."He said that along time ago. If he said it again yesterday, can a commercial featuring the line be far behind?
 
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September 18th, 2012, 10:28 pm

Maybe if Romney promised to feed the poor until the US defaults, he would win 80%?
 
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September 19th, 2012, 12:38 am

The truth will set you free. Has anyone disputed that he said the truth? He should do more, not less of it.
 
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September 19th, 2012, 3:11 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: zerdnaThe truth will set you free. Has anyone disputed that he said the truth? He should do more, not less of it.He is suggesting that 50% are in the bottom permanently. If you followed this thread closely, you'd know that a substantial percentage of these guys are on their way to making $200K and hitting the highest tax bracket any day now
 
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September 19th, 2012, 3:12 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: zerdnaThe truth will set you free. Has anyone disputed that he said the truth? He should do more, not less of it.When Romney speaks truth for the first time you'll be able to get your own foot out of your mouth.
 
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September 19th, 2012, 6:25 am

Obama chides Romney over remarks... if you want to be president, you have to work for everybody, not just for some
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September 19th, 2012, 8:19 am

I get a kick out of all the liberals here who claim they would never vote for a "richie rich" like Romney, yet 8 years ago, they were quite happy to vote for Kerry, who according to CNBC is worth roughly the same as Romney (and his wife, Theresa Heinz Kerry, widow of John Heinz of ketchup fame, is worth far more)
 
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September 19th, 2012, 8:20 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelObama chides Romney over remarks... if you want to be president, you have to work for everybody, not just for somelmao, so obama is working for everyone ?
 
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September 19th, 2012, 9:06 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelObama chides Romney over remarks... if you want to be president, you have to work for everybody, not just for somelmao, so obama is working for everyone ?to lead is to serve
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September 19th, 2012, 10:40 am

I am a little puzzled. Normally when polls look like this, intrade shows around 55-45, not 69-31. For example, I think I remember Bush polling ahead four or five points, and trading 58-42.Associated Press/GfK 9/13 - 9/17 807 LV 4.3 47 46 Obama +1NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 9/12 - 9/16 736 LV 3.6 50 45 Obama +5Rasmussen Tracking 9/15 - 9/17 1500 LV 3.0 45 47 Romney +2Gallup Tracking 9/11 - 9/17 3050 RV 2.0 47 46 Obama +1If I were Gallup, I would get on those intrade message boards, and offer one of those geniuses $30k a year to explain how to sample correctly. If there is really a good reason to second-guess a poll to that extent, then polls need some kind of improvement.The registered versus likely voters looks plausible. O+1 in registered, O+.5 in likely. Direct measurements show much greater voter interest and enthusiasm on the Romney side.In summary, these polls seem about right to me. If O is not over 50% after 5 years, I am not sure that 5 years and one month will change much.
 
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September 19th, 2012, 11:07 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperI get a kick out of all the liberals here who claim they would never vote for a "richie rich" like Romney, yet 8 years ago, they were quite happy to vote for Kerry, who according to CNBC is worth roughly the same as Romney (and his wife, Theresa Heinz Kerry, widow of John Heinz of ketchup fame, is worth far more)It's not about how much you're worth. It's about your policies. Remember that.
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