Romney accepts ObamaTax decision: Calls Obama out for broken tax pledge
Mitt Romney tells CBS News chief political correspondent Jan Crawford, that he accepts the Supreme Court’s decision that President Obama’s individual mandate is “a tax.” In the Crawford interview Romney said there is no way around the Court’s decision: “I said that I agreed with the dissent, and the dissent made it very clear that they felt it was unconstitutional. But the dissent lost – | Read More »
Individual Mandate A Tax Or A Penalty
For conservatives, the debate over whether the individual mandate in ObamaCare is called a tax or a penalty has become a litmus test for the Romney campaign’s conservative credentials. It should not. Eric Fehrnstrom, Spokesman for Mitt Romney, said on MSNBC earlier this week that Romney “believes that what we put in place in Massachusetts was a penalty, and he disagrees with the court’s ruling that | Read More »
Air Force Waaaaaaaaaaahhhhh
Air Force One turned to Air Force Waaaaahhhh yesterday in Atlanta. Barack Obama tied up lunch time traffic in the Peach State once again while he milked it for money. During a public speech, President Obama formally abdicated his role as Commander in Chief to become Chief Victim. Those dirty Republicans are outspending him, he cried to a sympathetic audience. In fact, this may be | Read More »
Obama Terminates 287(g) Immigration Enforcement Program. Anyone Home?
December 2010 was not ancient history; it was a mere 18 months ago. On December 8, 2010, using the proper legal channels to change our immigration laws, the Democrat-controlled House passed the DREAM Act. Just 4.5% of Republicans supported it, even though it represented a “long-term solution” and was introduced in Congress. A week later, the bill failed to win 60 votes in the Senate, | Read More »
Good advice for Mitt Romney by Mickey Kaus.
To wit: show the American people that Mitt Romney’s just… a human being, like everybody else. Not that Romney should pretend to anything that he’s not. As Mickey put it: Note that this does not require that Romney show he’s a man of the people, down with NASCAR etc. No pork rinds are required. In fact, trying desperately to appear non-upperclass is likely to reinforce | Read More »
Mitt Romney: ‘Only Beth Myers and I know who is being vetted’
Have you been following all the reports about whom Mitt Romney is considering for his running mate? There have been press reports that the list includes: Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty Ohio Senator Rob Portman Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Florida Senator Marco Rubio New Hampshire Kelly Ayotte Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell South | Read More »
Romney refused to take Obama’s immigration bait
Mitt Romney has outfoxed the Obama Campaign and its main stream media allies. As explained by Breitbart’s John Nolte, Obama’s extralegal scheme to grant amnesty/immunity to certain “younger” illegal aliens was a clever attempt set to trap Romney in a treacherous catch-22 position: This was the plan: 1. Obama releases the news on Friday in order to affect the Sunday talk shows. (Team Obama also | Read More »
What to take away from the debunking of MSNBC’s fake Romney WaWa ‘scandal.’
Background: Mitt Romney made a campaign speech today that used the WaWa convenience store franchise’s touch screen sandwich menu feature to make the point of how more cool and efficient the private sector is, when compared to the government. MSNBC doctored the clip to make it look like Romney was merely astounded that we have touch screen sandwich menus now*. Lots of people called MSNBC | Read More »
Our Choice in November: The Flipper Vs. the Flopper
Last week ended with a big bang as Obama announced that he would no longer enforce our immigration laws and deport many of those who came here illegally. What about the fact that Congress never vitiated those laws and, in fact, actually rejected the Dream Act? That’s just a minor problem for a man who thinks he can make laws without Congress. But did Obama | Read More »
Team Romney’s first ad using Obama’s Ohio speech.
The first of many from the Romney campaign: I myself counted enough raw footage from today’s Ohio speech to make a dozen Republican attack ads. I don’t know who the heck told the President that it was a good idea to make a speech that tacitly conceded failure for the last four years, and half-demanded, half-begged for another four years in office. Particularly since in | Read More »
Wall Street teaches causality to Barack Obama.
It would seem that President Obama seems to have a bit of a problem with the concept of “cause and effect.” This is hardly surprising – the man is essentially a glorified political science major* – but it is, upon reflection, a bit awkward. Seeing as the man will still be president for about seven months, and thus technically responsible for the country in that | Read More »
Romney’s ‘Fine?’ response to Obama’s ‘the private sector is doing fine’ press conference
The Romney campaign has released a powerful new web video, “Fine?.” The new video responds to President Obama’s out of touch “the private sector is doing fine” comment with snippets of middle class workers talking about their experiences struggling with the realities of the Obama economy: “We’ve seen layoffs, cutbacks.” “When it’s all said and done I’m making $200 a month.” “I’ve been looking for | Read More »
Obama really does believe ‘the private sector is doing fine’
President Obama is trying to fight back against the hue and cry raised over his saying the private sector is doing fine. Saying the private sector is doing fine may have been a blunder, but it wasn’t a gaffe. It may have been a revelation to some, to others it was a confirmation. Mitt Romney quickly pounced on Obama’s tone deaf statement calling it an | Read More »
Romney’s ‘Strong Leadership’ ad rebuts Obama’s misleading attacks
The Romney campaign has released a new television, titled “Strong Leadership,” touting Romney’s economic record as Massachusetts governor: “As governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney demonstrated strong leadership—reducing the unemployment rate and balancing budgets without raising taxes. As president, Mitt Romney will do the same to help create jobs and get our country back on track.” The ad highlights three of Governor Romney’s economic achievements: