~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Your World Beyond The Sound Bytes

  We are all citizens of the world...stay informed!
Look to this blog to bring you occasional, eclectic news, videos and viewpoints you might not otherwise be exposed to.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Showing Tag: "mitt romney" (Show all posts)

Meet Scott Prouty, the 47 Percent Video Source

Posted by on Thursday, March 14, 2013,
In this series of video clips, we finally meet Scott Prouty, the man who secretly taped Mitt Romney at a private fundraiser. Be sure to watch all the clips, as the interview gets better as it goes along.  Prouty is an average, hardworking, thoughtful American who changed the course of an election.  Click next as each segment ends.  You will be glad you did.




Continue reading ...
 

Welcome to RomneyWorld: Exhitbit A

Posted by on Saturday, October 20, 2012,




Continue reading ...
 

Happening Now: Romney's Bain Selling Out Americans Jobs to China

Posted by on Sunday, October 14, 2012,




Continue reading ...
 

Republicans Point Out Romney's Lies, Flip-Flops, and Greed

Posted by on Thursday, October 11, 2012,




Continue reading ...
 

Romney/Ryan's Abraca-Tax-Cuts

Posted by on Thursday, October 11, 2012,




Continue reading ...
 

That was Flip-not-Mitt-Romney Who Showed Up At the Debate

Posted by on Thursday, October 4, 2012,



Continue reading ...
 

The Real Agenda Of Mitt Romney and Republicans

Posted by on Friday, September 28, 2012,

https://connect.innovateuk.org/image/journal/article?img_id=8822611&t=1342602506901
Rolling Stone
lays it out:

It was tempting to dismiss Mitt Romney's hard-right turn during the GOP primaries as calculated pandering. In the general election – as one of his top advisers famously suggested – Romney would simply shake the old Etch A Sketch and recast himself as the centrist who governed Massachusetts. But with the selection of vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, the shape-shifting Romney has locked into focus – cementing himself as the frontman for the far-right partisan...

Continue reading ...
 

Mitt Romney's Blind Eyes

Posted by on Thursday, September 20, 2012,

Is Mitt simply so blinded by his own well-born existence and personal ambition that he cannot or chooses not to see or know 47 percent of America?

As I’m sure you know by now, Romney said (during a private fund-raiser which was secretly taped) that the 47 percent of Americans who pay no federal income taxes are people who are "dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled...

Continue reading ...
 

Evangelical Blogger Compiles List of Mitt Romney's Lies

Posted by on Sunday, September 9, 2012,

Romnocchio?

Over the past 30 weeks, Mitt Romney has told lie after lie after lie, 533 lies in all.  This list, below, was compiled by Fred Clark, an evangelical blogger:

I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX.

Click the links above. Read the lists. Clink the links within the articles.

Happy reading! (Warning: This could take a while.)



Continue reading ...
 

A Ted Kennedy Tribute, Including His Fight for Health Care, Ted Kennedy vs. Mitt Romney Debate

Posted by on Wednesday, September 5, 2012,
This amazing tribute to Ted Kennedy aired Tuesday evening on the first night of the Democratic Convention.





Continue reading ...
 

Republican VP Nominee Paul Ryan Argues FOR Stimulus Spending

Posted by on Sunday, August 19, 2012,
Long before he became one of the right’s most vocal critics of the idea that government spending could help boost the flagging economy, Mitt Romney's choice for his Republican Presidential running mate, Representative Paul Ryan offered a forceful, full-throated defense of stimulus spending — when then-President George W. Bush wanted it in 2002.

Ryan has denounced the 2009 Recovery Act signed by President Obama as “a wasteful spending spree” and “failed neo-Keynesian experiment,” an...
Continue reading ...
 

Mitt Romney's Medicare Fraud

Posted by on Sunday, August 19, 2012,
Mitt Romney ripped off the United States government for millions of dollars in the 1990's. He sold the company just before the justice department closed in.





Continue reading ...
 

A Brilliant & Humorous Musical Parody

Posted by on Wednesday, August 15, 2012,



LYRICS

One Term More!

A time to celebrate democracy,
Repeal Republican hypocrisy.
This man who would unseat Barack's
A bleak choice at the ballot box.
One Term More!
A G.O.P. perdition-bound,
All sense of right & wrong eroded.
One Term More!
With laws that let 'em stand their ground,
Republicans are locked & loaded.

Contraception's now a sin,
Screwing G.M. in the clutch.
Incivility's a virtue,
Homophobic. Out of touch.
Filibusters. Budget scrums.
Ultrasounds & speculums.
To ...

Continue reading ...
 

Romney Demands Release of Tax Returns

Posted by on Saturday, August 4, 2012,

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, ,



Continue reading ...
 

Bain Damage

Posted by on Friday, July 20, 2012,


Get More: ,,



Continue reading ...
 

Mitt Romney: Poster Boy for Obama

Posted by on Wednesday, July 18, 2012,

One of the major narratives that Barack Obama has been running on ever since he began his political career, is changing the tax code. "Right now, we have a tax code that gives incentives for companies to move offshore. Instead, we must have a tax code that rewards companies that are doing the right thing", proclaimed Obama in June 2004.

Running for president in May 2008, he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer, "We have seen a lack of shared prosperity. So, you've got CEOs making more in a day than ordina...
Continue reading ...
 

Republicans vs Romney's Record

Posted by on Tuesday, July 17, 2012,



Continue reading ...
 

35 Excellent Questions for Mitt Romney

Posted by on Tuesday, July 17, 2012,
TJ Walker, of Forbes, posed 35 questions that Mitt Romney needs to answer relating to his involvement with Bain Capital, his sole claim to fame as a job creator.

Mitt Romney insists that he is not responsible for any of the decisions made by Bain after February 1999. In particular, those decisions that led to bankruptcy
, shut down factories, dumped workers' pensions on the backs of tax payers and outsourced thousands of jobs overseas, while Bain and Romney walked away with hundreds of million...
Continue reading ...
 

Conservative Thinker Speaks Out

Posted by on Saturday, July 7, 2012,
Judge Richard Posner, a prominent and highly respected conservative who was appointed by Ronald Reagan, didn't hold back after observing the conservative backlash over Supreme Court Justice Roberts’ opinion upholding President Barack Obama’s health care law.:

"Because if you put [yourself] in his [Robert's] position ... what's he supposed to think? That he finds his allies to be a bunch of crackpots? Does that help the conservative movement? I mean, what would you do if you were Rober...
Continue reading ...
 

How Did Mitt Romney Make His Millions?

Posted by on Friday, June 8, 2012,
Mitt Romney likes to tout his business experience as a valuable asset that he could use in the Executive Office to get this economy "going again". The questions you must ask yourself are, "going where, going for whom, and is Romney's brand of expertise the kind of business experience that is going to help all Americans?"

Learn more about Venture Capitalism in this short video below and decide for yourself:





Continue reading ...
 

When is a Blind Trust, NOT a Blind Trust?

Posted by on Friday, June 8, 2012,


Mitt Romney's Ethics Problem: Blind Trust Edition


Not only does Mitt Romney have no problem hiding his tax returns from voters, but he also has reasons to hide his tax returns from voters.

A blind trust is not a blind trust when there is direct or indirect control over investment decisions. While Romney has nominally placed his investments in a trust which is managed by someone else, the person he has chosen to manage those investments is his close associate and personal atto...

Continue reading ...
 

ARE REPUBLICANS TALKING ABOUT THE WEATHER, A FETISH...WHAT?

Posted by on Wednesday, April 18, 2012,
On Monday, April 16th, Senate Republicans voted against the wishes of the American people when they blocked legislation to make millionaires pay at least the same tax rate as middle-class families. According to the most recent survey taken just prior to the vote by CNN/ORC International, 72% of all Americans supported the Buffett Rule -- including 9 out of 10 Democrats, 7 out of 10 Independents and 53% of Republicans.

Commented Senator Bernie Sanders (Independent, Vermont) after the vote,"It ...
Continue reading ...
 

THE KING OF BAIN: When Mitt Romney Came to Town

Posted by on Monday, January 16, 2012,
The truth about Mitt Romney's job creation and business experience during his tenure with Bain Capital.





Continue reading ...
 

"CLASS ENVY"

Posted by on Thursday, January 12, 2012,
If the video clip below doesn't illustrate just how out of touch Mitt Romney is with the anger and everyday struggles of middle class Americans and the working poor, I don't know what would. TheTwoHundredMillionDollarMan aka MrOnePercent just doesn't get it. 

The fact is, that the 1% profited off of the global financial collapse and recession brought on by their own irresponsibility-- with the help of the deregulation championed by the Republicans over the last thirty years-- handsomely.  In ...
Continue reading ...
 

ROMNEY'S TAX AVOIDANCE plus BAIN CAPITAL INVESTIGATED by FBI

Posted by on Sunday, January 8, 2012,
An investigative report by ABC reveals that Republican Presidential Primary candidate Mitt Romney, who I have dubbed #TheTwoHundredMillionDollarMan on twitter, has avoided paying his fair share of taxes by hiding his money in off-shore accounts in the Cayman Islands and elsewhere. Is it any wonder that he continues to refuse to release his income tax records as is the tradition of those running for the Executive Office of this nation? Watch:



Furthermore,  two weeks ago a Freedom of Information...
Continue reading ...
 

ANTI-MITTER: How to Choose Gingrich as the GOP Nominee

Posted by on Friday, December 30, 2011,
Little Suzie Newsykins is learning all about picking the Republican nominee for president. She'll take you through the process of choosing Newt Gingrich as the GOP star!





Continue reading ...