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Sen. Brown denounces Romney comments
The Hill ^ | September 18, 2012 | Alexander Jaffe

Posted on 09/18/2012 2:58:34 PM PDT by Uncle Chip

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) came out in opposition to Mitt Romney's controversial remarks on the "47 percent."

Brown, who has been distancing himself from elements of the Republican Party, joins GOP Senate candidate in Connecticut Linda McMahon in coming out against the statements.

"That’s not the way I view the world. As someone who grew up in tough circumstances, I know that being on public assistance is not a spot that anyone wants to be in. Too many people today who want to work are being forced into public assistance for lack of jobs," he said in an email to The Hill.

Brown said that the large volume of Americans receiving public assistance and the growth in the food stamp program are part of the reasons he's running for Senate, as Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren's policies would lead to hundreds of thousands of lost jobs.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


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KEYWORDS: 47percent; connecticut; elizabethwarren; howiecarr; lindamcmahon; massachusetts; scottbrown
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1 posted on 09/18/2012 2:58:40 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Brown is an idiot.

So is Ms Wrestling.


2 posted on 09/18/2012 3:00:01 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("On the ascent of Olympus, what's a botched bar or two?" -Artur Schnabel)
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To: Uncle Chip

I bet he didn’t even hear the clip. He’s going off the slanted mainstream media headlines.


3 posted on 09/18/2012 3:01:00 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Eat Mor Chikin!)
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To: Uncle Chip

RINOFIGHT!!!!!


4 posted on 09/18/2012 3:02:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Uncle Chip

Well let them. I can live with it hope they win their races, too.

But I support Romney’s comments.


5 posted on 09/18/2012 3:04:18 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Uncle Chip

Shut up, Brown. It’s not Romney’s fault you can’t put away a lowlife sham such as Fauxcohontas.


6 posted on 09/18/2012 3:05:05 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: Uncle Chip

And who out there is surprised? Scott Brown is a moron.


7 posted on 09/18/2012 3:05:40 PM PDT by katwoman5779
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To: Uncle Chip
Well that is too bad.

I believe Senator Brown just lost his senate seat.

8 posted on 09/18/2012 3:06:02 PM PDT by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: Uncle Chip

This jackwad forgets it was the TEA party that put his @$$ in office and will take it out again,if he doesn’t smarten up real quick.


9 posted on 09/18/2012 3:06:15 PM PDT by verga (Forced to remove tag line by administrator)
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To: Uncle Chip

This makes me want help the Indian out of spite.


10 posted on 09/18/2012 3:07:26 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Emperor Palpatine

Nah, he’s just running for election in a blue state. His comments merely tailored to fit that reality.


11 posted on 09/18/2012 3:07:42 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Emperor Palpatine

Is there something in the water that affects people’s ability to think critically? I don’t know, maybe too many old houses still arouns with lead paint?


12 posted on 09/18/2012 3:07:41 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: Uncle Chip

I’m tired of that guy. If it weren’t so damned important to take control of the Senate, I’d be hoping he loses. Not that he can be counted on half the time, but she can’t be counted on any of the time.


13 posted on 09/18/2012 3:07:54 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Uncle Chip

So, he doesn’t like the facts that were cited or he doesn’t like citing facts?


14 posted on 09/18/2012 3:08:37 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Uncle Chip

Senator Brown believe’s anything conservative “goes too far.” That’s why I refuse to vote for him. I’ll vote for Romney in November. The executive power vested in Obama is just too dangerous to take chances with. But Brown is just another sellout legislator. And so I’ll leave his office blank on my ballot.


15 posted on 09/18/2012 3:09:36 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Emperor Palpatine

“Brown is an idiot.”

But sooo very electable with full support of GOP-e. Applied to him “clueless” loses its sting. Talk about a useful one . . And this is to what we stoop to achieve a majority?


16 posted on 09/18/2012 3:09:50 PM PDT by Mach9
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To: Uncle Chip

I guess the RINO GOPe will cut off the funds now??

Nope??

Bueller?

Bueller?


17 posted on 09/18/2012 3:10:06 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: builder
He should have lost the race when he came out in support of abortion just days after calling for Todd Akin to step down.

Scott Brown presses Republicans to be ‘more inclusive’ on abortion

Brown blasts back: I am a pro-choice Republican
18 posted on 09/18/2012 3:10:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL


19 posted on 09/18/2012 3:10:48 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Hey Scott, re all those solicitations:

The next check you don’t get will be from me.


20 posted on 09/18/2012 3:11:42 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: Uncle Chip

many people today who want to work are being forced into public assistance for lack of jobs,” he said in an email to The Hill.
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No mention from Scotty on the swelling numbers of people suddently gravitating to “disability” status.


21 posted on 09/18/2012 3:12:19 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Uncle Chip

I supported Brown when he distanced himself from Akin (I understand the politics of Massachusetts). But this is ridiculous. He’s just pandering now.

Screw him.


22 posted on 09/18/2012 3:12:32 PM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: cripplecreek; VeniVidiVici; GeronL

Me thinks Brown and Willard need another lesson from Ronaldus Magnus.


23 posted on 09/18/2012 3:12:47 PM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: bigbob

Your Post is right on Except for his seat being in the Republican count I too would wish he was just gone.

He is as useless as a Booger.


24 posted on 09/18/2012 3:13:01 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Uncle Chip

Scott Brown is dead to me. If I lived in Massachusetts, I’d vote for the other guy. :::snort:::


25 posted on 09/18/2012 3:15:08 PM PDT by ChocChipCookie
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To: Uncle Chip

Brown is a typical moderate pussy who is terrified of offending someone.


26 posted on 09/18/2012 3:15:36 PM PDT by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: GeronL; cripplecreek
Will Romney now ask him to withdraw from the race for the good of the party and the country.

Rumor has it that Rove has five candidates willing to step in immediately -- one being a retired Senator from Missouri.

Will they cut off his funding???

27 posted on 09/18/2012 3:15:56 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Senator Scott Brown is too busy with his campaign to stop and pay attention to what Romney actually said.

Here is part of what Mitt said:

“There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. All right, there are 47 percent who are with him, 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 to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it. That that’s an entitlement. And the government should give it to them. And they will vote for this president no matter what…These are people who pay no income tax….”

It is true that of the 47% of Americans who paid no Federal Income Tax, that 60% did pay the Social Security tax. There are those who will see this as an error in Mitt’s statement. However, those who pay into Social Security most likely will get that “tax” paid back to them. There are some who will get that “tax” paid back and much more.

Also, that 47% are paying other taxes—lots of taxes. Even though they are paying these taxes, many who don’t pay the federal income tax are not worried about the taxation efforts of the Obama Administraton if the election goes to Obama. Romney was correct in his statement that these people “believe the government has a responsibility to care for them” and will vote for Obama.

The media is spinning Romney’s words to confuse the voter.


28 posted on 09/18/2012 3:16:56 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Uncle Chip
The article content does not support the headline. Alexandra Jaffe is worthless libtard bitch trying to sew dissension in GOP ranks.

Senator Brown's focus is the same as Romney's: we need to get the economy growing again, so that the people on public assistance can get jobs.

29 posted on 09/18/2012 3:18:50 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Uncle Chip

Poor Brown, he is a pathetic whore.


30 posted on 09/18/2012 3:18:56 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Uncle Chip

And the useless RINOs chime in right on cue.


31 posted on 09/18/2012 3:19:53 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: cotton1706

In deep blue territory, all that matters are the downticket elections. Hold your nose and pull the lever for Brown. Unless you can come up with a way for MA to elect a real conservative, he’s all you’re going to get.


32 posted on 09/18/2012 3:19:53 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Uncle Chip

Brown just sealed his fate, he’s going down.

Why would they vote for Dem-Lite when they can vote for the real thing.


33 posted on 09/18/2012 3:20:59 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Jonty30

No they aren’t, Brown will lose because of his latest comments. If folks want a lib, they will vote for Fauxcohontas. Why vote for him?


34 posted on 09/18/2012 3:21:35 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Uncle Chip

This is why the dems are more successful electorally. They stand and fall together. Repubs, on the other hand, at the first sign of trouble break off, run for the hills, and go into self-preservation mode... every. damned. time.


35 posted on 09/18/2012 3:21:35 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: builder

I do too. Brown is toast.


36 posted on 09/18/2012 3:24:07 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: Uncle Chip
Sen. Brown denounces Romney comments

Brown is a moron, and also and idiot; but I repeat myself.
He should remove the (R) after his name and remove all doubt.

Romney was neither my first or second choice for candidste, but any (R) who would dump on him during a 'Rat political mugging needs to change his affiliation.

37 posted on 09/18/2012 3:26:22 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Uncle Chip
As someone who grew up in tough circumstances, I know that being on public assistance is not a spot that anyone wants to be in.

Bovine squat. Many do. Not all, but a lot. Romney somewhat overstated it when he said anyone who gets money from the government is automatically Democrat. 10% of the population are on Social Security, and worked all their life to get it. A lot of them are conservatives, and understand it won't be there unless we fix it. And a lot of people on unemployment would rather have a job. But just because Romney overstated it is no reason for Brown to overstate the opposite.

38 posted on 09/18/2012 3:26:22 PM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: bigbob

I actually was kind of hoping he’d lose until Snowe retired. We’ll lose a seat there, and we can’t afford to lose two. Plus, with Snowe gone, we have room to plug Brown into that NE RINO spot...so it is a net gain within the caucus.

I actually expect Brown may be that rare case that gets a little better AFTER the election anyway. He’ll have six years until reelection, and assuming Romney’s in the White House, he’ll sign on to a lot of his buddy’s economic plan.


39 posted on 09/18/2012 3:28:01 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Uncle Chip

Just freakin’ unbelievable, Mr Brown. Why don’t you just shut up if you really don’t understand what Romney was saying? Did you really not get it?


40 posted on 09/18/2012 3:28:54 PM PDT by FryingPan101 (2016 looms.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Uncle Chip. The buried lead.
Brown said that the large volume of Americans receiving public assistance and the growth in the food stamp program are part of the reasons he's running for Senate, as Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren's policies would lead to hundreds of thousands of lost jobs.

41 posted on 09/18/2012 3:30:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: KC_Lion

How cool it`d be to edit Obama into the video sequence in lieu of that woman.


42 posted on 09/18/2012 3:31:19 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Romney tells truth, RINOS outraged.


43 posted on 09/18/2012 3:34:03 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: publius911

-— Brown is a moron, and also and idiot——

Pretty much true, but he’s lightyears ahead of the communist fake Indian princess. I live in MA. Please don’t stick me with Lizzy.


44 posted on 09/18/2012 3:36:09 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: Uncle Chip

*slaps forehead* Shut up, Scott..


45 posted on 09/18/2012 3:36:43 PM PDT by cardinal4 (RageBoy for DNC Chair!)
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To: SunkenCiv
Brown said that the large volume of Americans receiving public assistance and the growth in the food stamp program are part of the reasons he's running for Senate, as Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren's policies would lead to hundreds of thousands of lost jobs.

I did include that in the snippet but it apparently did not smoothe things over in RINO Land.

46 posted on 09/18/2012 3:38:37 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: dforest

There isn’t just one culture of conservatism spread across the United States. A Georgian conservative could not win in a Northeast state and a Massachusetts conservative could not win in the southern states.

That’s just the way it is.


47 posted on 09/18/2012 3:38:40 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Uncle Chip

The GOP is full of the spineless.


48 posted on 09/18/2012 3:40:13 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: Uncle Chip; All

The PhonyCon Liberals cheer on guys like Scott Brown....and attack good conservatives like Todd Akin.

The “We need Brown because Mass. is so liberal” is nonsense


49 posted on 09/18/2012 3:44:11 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Blaming Terry Jones for the recent Muslim riots is like blaming the St Louis Rams for football)
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To: Hugin
--- As someone who grew up in tough circumstances, I know that being on public assistance is not a spot that anyone wants to be in.

---Bovine squat. Many do. Not all, but a lot----

Especially when the boyfriend is working --often under the table.

50 posted on 09/18/2012 3:50:56 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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