Skip to comments.Mitt Romney: Grow jobs and shrink government
Posted on 08/18/2010 1:18:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
ITS NOT happening the way President Obama had planned. Unemployment blew past his 8 percent ceiling and hasnt looked back. Private sector investment in new jobs and capital has languished. Even the head of the presidents Council of Economic Advisers, Christina Romer, has resigned.
Almost every action the president has taken has deepened and lengthened the downturn. The private sector has retreated, frightened by his agenda and paralyzed by the uncertainty, lack of predictability, and outright hostility he has engendered.
His policies are anti-investment, anti-jobs, and anti-growth. Raising taxes with a 15 percent hike on certain small business corporations, new taxes to pay for ObamaCare, and an increase on the dividend tax from 15 percent to nearly 40 percent depresses new investment throughout the economy. Promoting an open-ended cap-and-trade tax dissuades expansion by employers in the energy sector. Bowing to the demands of unions to tilt the table in their favor with proposals for card check and mandatory arbitration as well as the installation of a labor stooge at the National Labor Relations Board chills new hiring.
Hostility toward foreign trade by delaying agreements with Colombia and South Korea and by threatening punitive taxes on US businesses that compete abroad stalls opportunities for new jobs at home. The so-called stimulus that focused on government spending and bailing out states and unions has boosted GDP only modestly and temporarily; the latest stimulus reincarnation will likely do no better. All the while, the presidents failure to address the looming deficits, national debt, unfunded entitlement liabilities, ballooning Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae liabilities, and incalculable government pension obligations causes employers and investors to ask whether the dollar will be worth very much in the future, and thus, they hold back.
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Mitt’s a twit. Romneycare is an automatic disqualifier for any consideration for futher public service.
Who’s Romney ?
Just say no to gun-grabbing Northeastern liberals who sign socialist healthcare bills....
I knew President Reagan, I worked for President Reagan and Governor Romney, you're no President Reagan!
Never fret. Mitt Romney has a plan.
He's going to do the same things a liberal would do, but he's going to call it "conservative", which means it'll all be good.
After all, it isn't what you do or what you stand for so much as how you label yourself. Mitt Romney is a product to be labeled and sold to voters. And just like a bottle of Coca Cola or a jar of mayonnaise, he has no morals or no scruples. He's a comodity, not a man with a spine who stand up for what he believes.
If you don't like him, don't worry - just like that mayonnaise, he'll soon be repackaged with a "New & Improved" label slapped on him. If you still don't like him, he's happy to say whatever it takes until you do.
The worst part is that some people, no doubt hypnotized by the fumes from his Grecian Formula hairdo, will believe him.
Hey Myth! Just go away!
Another compassionate “conservative”?
Rest assured, he is the designated front runner for the establishment GOP. They believe he is their best hope to stop the “High Noon” Palin train. I do believe they have a rude awakening in store.
A failed one-term Socialist Governor from Massachusetts.
Blow it out your ear Mitt.
Mitt that is WAY WAY WAY too little and WAY WAY WAY too late.
(the toothpaste is out of the tube, the gel is outta the can, you can’t put it back in)
JetBlue founder David Neeleman is a bundler for Mitt Romneys presidential campaign.
He also sits on Romneys Connecticut statewide finance committee.
NEW YORK June 4 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor George Soros and David Neeleman,
two men who helped launch No. 8 U.S. airline JetBlue Airways Corp. (JBLU.O), are
selling portions of their holdings in the company, according to regulatory filings.
Mitt has less intellectual consistency than John Kerry.
Amen, he’s just another beltway baby at this point IMO.
There it is -- outsource another 20 million jobs. Create another bubble of some kind, or several, to cover up and delay the inevitable (further) collapse. Grab the money and run. Blame the other side of the communist party.
Intro to RINO Principles 101.
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