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REPORT: Mitt Romney Proposed Charging A Fee For Being Mentally Retarded
Business Insider ^ | January 18, 2012 | Michael Brendan Dougherty

Posted on 04/02/2012 11:02:09 PM PDT by syriacus

It is pretty well-known among political junkies that Mitt Romney imposed a lot of new fees in Massachusetts to balance the budget without raising taxes.

But what is not well known is how crazy and offensive these fees could be.

Here are the two craziest we could find:

Romney Charged A Fee For Being Blind.[snip] Romney Also Proposed Imposing A Fee On The Mentally Retarded

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: feefeeromney; romney4romney; romneybringsdeath; romneycare; romneycare4all; romneycare4u; romneydeathpanels; romneyfees4ever
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Bob Hachey, president of Bay State Council of the Blind, said that while the fees were relatively modest, they could have made life harder on blind individuals on fixed incomes. He said Romney's penchant for fees even earned him a nickname.

"We renamed him 'Fee-Fee.' He was so unwilling to raise taxes that he was wanting to put all these fees in place instead," Hachey said.

http://www.boston.com/news/education/higher/articles/2007/08/28/romney_oversaw_millions_in_fee_hikes_as_massachusetts_governor/
1 posted on 04/02/2012 11:02:27 PM PDT by syriacus
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To: syriacus

Sounds like Brock Obama to a tee— just worse.. just for the record i voted for newt—lol


2 posted on 04/02/2012 11:08:21 PM PDT by chicken head
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To: syriacus

Also known as a tax on democrats.. maybe not a bad idea?


3 posted on 04/02/2012 11:14:47 PM PDT by MrShoop
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To: humblegunner; Eaker; Allegra; Jim Robinson; Markos33; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono; ...

Myth Rummy - showing fer shur that ~HE~ is the biggest Ree-Tard in the room, and not fit to share the company of those folks who are a bit challenged.

Oh, Yeah, almost forgot - ~~FUMR~~!


4 posted on 04/02/2012 11:15:51 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: syriacus

You’d have to be retarded to support this Socialist asshat Willard.


5 posted on 04/02/2012 11:16:00 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj
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To: fieldmarshaldj

No - the mentally challenged are probably too smart to be fooled by Willard.

~~FUMR~~!


6 posted on 04/02/2012 11:17:33 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

*facepalm*


7 posted on 04/02/2012 11:39:51 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Didn’t Mitt tell you? There’s a new “posting while conservative” surcharge in Massachusetts.


8 posted on 04/03/2012 12:01:06 AM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: syriacus

Joe Biden would have to file bankruptcy under this law.


9 posted on 04/03/2012 1:08:08 AM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: syriacus
>"Mitt Romney Proposed Charging A Fee For Being Mentally Retarded "

It's OK. Mr 0b0tt0 will give you a waiver until after the next elexion.

10 posted on 04/03/2012 2:10:13 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: shibumi

If this had been accepted, Romney would’ve owed a large sum in back fees.


11 posted on 04/03/2012 3:25:07 AM PDT by Semper Mark (Oh. Who's being naive, Kay?)
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To: syriacus

Captain Taxer Etch-a-sketch:
"I bet $10,000 that this thingy is the perfect size.
Tax this thingy, then have some illegal alien
or one of our own Legion or paid voters to
superglue it on the roof of my wife’s
second Cadillac … for attention.
"



12 posted on 04/03/2012 4:20:55 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: syriacus; Chode

Mentally retarded? How about charging a fee on the filthy disease riddens? They are the ones who ALREADY cost the health care system too much!


13 posted on 04/03/2012 5:13:06 AM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: syriacus

While it behooves me to state that I have no use for Mittens, I also don’t much object to the idea that people who have to receive special services from the State be the ones to fund those services if possible.

It is ironic that people are calling Mittens socialistic in a thread in which he is decried for using fees instead of being socialistic (as in passing the buck to the general body of taxpayers).


14 posted on 04/03/2012 5:51:37 AM PDT by drbuzzard (different league)
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To: Morgana
now now, you can't go using logic where the Mittwit is concerned...
15 posted on 04/03/2012 3:22:22 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: drbuzzard

Were these fees for services? Some folks need special classes, some need to be in a group home, some need transportation. Fee for services sounds more like it, not just a fee for being who someone happens to be.


16 posted on 04/03/2012 7:25:10 PM PDT by floriduh voter (Judge Jeanne Pirot faults Zimmerman for shooting Trayvon Martin. She a troll too?)
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