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Romney: $40 Would Make a ‘Substantial Difference’ to American Families (Romney covers for Zero)
ABC News ^ | 2011-12-22 | Emily Friedman

Posted on 12/23/2011 12:08:47 PM PST by rabscuttle385

LANCASTER, N.H. – Mitt Romney today said that the $40 many Americans would lose if the payroll tax holiday isn’t extended would make a “very substantial difference” to those who would be without it.

“It’ll be the difference between having a meal that includes meat or just Hamburger Helper,” said Romney in an interview with ABC News’ John Berman aboard his new campaign bus in northern New Hampshire. “It could be the difference between being able to take your family to McDonald’s at the end of the week. It means the difference between being able to go to a movie or not going to a movie.”

“It makes a real difference to the American people,” he said.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cowardromney; dncplantromney; poserromney; rino; rinoromney; romney4dnc; romney4iag; romney4obama; romney4romney; romney4soros; romneyvsamericans; romneyvsteaparty; saboteurromney; stenchofromney
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1 posted on 12/23/2011 12:09:00 PM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

4 packs of smokes


2 posted on 12/23/2011 12:11:08 PM PST by molson209
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To: rabscuttle385

Mitt is an undercover liberal democrat


3 posted on 12/23/2011 12:11:26 PM PST by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: rabscuttle385

He just makes my flesh crawl. Being patronized is bad. Being patronized by a hologram is worse.


4 posted on 12/23/2011 12:12:27 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Romney is an idiot, but that doesn’t mean that the republican house had the power to force their way with the democrats over this payroll tax thing. They simply didn’t. The dems control the senate and the presidency.


5 posted on 12/23/2011 12:12:45 PM PST by xzins (Pray for Our Troops Remaining in Afghanistan, now that Iran Can Focus on Injuring Only Them)
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To: rabscuttle385

Apparently Mitt isn’t aware that Hamburger Helper requires the addition of ground beef. His family obviously didn’t eat it.


6 posted on 12/23/2011 12:14:24 PM PST by Mind-numbed Robot
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To: rabscuttle385

How would Romney know what $40 dollars would do , he has never needed 40 dollars in his life.

I hate when rich people try to tell me how bad off the poor are.


7 posted on 12/23/2011 12:15:22 PM PST by Venturer
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To: rabscuttle385

What a laughable farce the GOP is.


8 posted on 12/23/2011 12:16:20 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: rabscuttle385

$40 only buys ONE tank of gas. Whoopee. Mitt IS out of touch.


9 posted on 12/23/2011 12:16:56 PM PST by madison10
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To: rabscuttle385

Sounds like Mitt does not put meat in his Hamburger Helper. Wasn’t there a Chevy Chase vacation movie about that once?


10 posted on 12/23/2011 12:17:18 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: rabscuttle385
Finally maybe it will be getting across to people that the so called 40 that would be more in their paycheck is false lies. This is a extension which means nothing changes in their paycheck for January or February. And by not extended for a year like the House wanted they will see a 40 dollar loss for the remaining year. How does that grab you. So actually what the communists Democrats went for is more taxes by not extended for the whole year. Whoopeeeeeeeeee!
11 posted on 12/23/2011 12:18:09 PM PST by Logical me
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To: rabscuttle385

It’s dangerous posting anything on here that in any way can be seen as pro-Romney, but I must say, it looks like he’s trying to distance himself from the “Rich Mitt”, vs. “working class stiff Obama” battle that may very well take shape.

my two cents.


12 posted on 12/23/2011 12:18:37 PM PST by Ripliancum (Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you. -Eph. 4:31)
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To: Logical me

Wait until January when those people start thinking they’re going to have $40 MORE in their paychecks and don’t! Soon they’ll be protesting that they are being cheated.


13 posted on 12/23/2011 12:19:15 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: rabscuttle385
One more time, my good FRiend Rabs ...

FUMR!!!!
14 posted on 12/23/2011 12:19:30 PM PST by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Romney is just repeating Obama's talking points yesterdays press conference lines word for word. He should have trotted out the victims of the 'rich 1%' like Obama did too. Notice he never mentions Social Security funding.

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15 posted on 12/23/2011 12:20:33 PM PST by sickoflibs (You MUST support the lesser of two RINOs or we all die!)
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“It’ll be the difference between having a meal that includes meat or just Hamburger Helper,” said Romney
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More proof that Wee Willie Mitty wouldnt be seen dead at Walmart where hamburger/ground beef costs much less than $40 a pound...

Hes thinking of the $40 steak he gets at the resturant in the $5 BILLION mall...

and who talk him to say “Hamburger Helper” ???


16 posted on 12/23/2011 12:24:04 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: rabscuttle385

I wonder how many people will care when SS goes belly up that much earlier because of this “tax cut”?


17 posted on 12/23/2011 12:24:50 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: Mind-numbed Robot
$40.00 won't get a family of four into a new release movie at a theater either.
18 posted on 12/23/2011 12:25:18 PM PST by TexasCajun (Fast & Furious , Solyndra & Light Squared would be enough to impeach any White President !!)
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To: rabscuttle385

What is wrong with hamburger helper Mitt? I cannot stand Mitt.


19 posted on 12/23/2011 12:26:48 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Ripliancum; rabscuttle385; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; ..
RE :"...but I must say, it looks like he’s trying to distance himself from the “Rich Mitt”, vs. “working class stiff Obama” battle that may very well take shape."

Yes, Clearly that is what he is doing. This shows how dangerous it would be to have him be the nominee.

We already had 8 years of that sort of defensive behavior and the results were terrible and left us with a economic mess and a Obama/Pelosi controlled country and Obama-care.

20 posted on 12/23/2011 12:26:54 PM PST by sickoflibs (You MUST support the lesser of two RINOs or we all die!)
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To: rabscuttle385
Romney for Obama in 2011



“White House Quotes Romney in Defense of Health Care”



Mitt Romney Sends Leftover Pizza to Obama Chicago HQ
After spending the day in Chicago fundraising, Mitt Romney
sat down with small business owners at Gino's East,
a pizza joint famous for their deep-dish pizza.
In fact, Romney himself tweeted a photo of a
delivery boy heading out with the loot, writing,
"Great deep dish at @ginoseast.
Sending the extra slices to @barackobama and his Chicago HQ team."


Chihuahua Romney - the One and the Only "Magic RINO(TM)":

ROMNEY: "Obama was born in the United States"

ROMNEY: "Obama Doesn’t Need a Birth Certificate"

ROMNEY: "The citizenship test has been passed"


Milt Romney in 2007

Romney - the Magic RINO:
"I'm not running as the Republican view
or a continuation of Republican values.
That's not what brings me to the race.

(Romney Video, accessed 9/19/07)



"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party
 over to the traitors in the battle just ended.
We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged
 to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support.
Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates
wouldn't make any sense at all.""

--  President Ronald Reagan



21 posted on 12/23/2011 12:27:03 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Tennessee Nana

and who TAUGHT him to say “Hamburger Helper” ???


22 posted on 12/23/2011 12:28:14 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: rabscuttle385

$40 = one change of discount Magic Underwear to stop bullets. Who can beat that?


23 posted on 12/23/2011 12:33:24 PM PST by FastCoyote (I am intolerant of the intolerable.)
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To: Ripliancum
it looks like he’s trying to distance himself from the “Rich Mitt”, vs. “working class stiff Obama” battle that may very well take shape.

ROTFL....Mitt would have a hard time trying to convince anyone he isn't a silver spoon baby, even with the false stories about his hardships in the mission field...there isn't a dime's worth of difference between Mitt and Obama other than the fact that Mitt has that false grin on his face when he sticks the knife into the other candidates.

24 posted on 12/23/2011 12:33:29 PM PST by greyfoxx39 (Holy, Holy, Holy..."God in Three Persons, Blessed Trinity")
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To: Tennessee Nana

we’re in deep doo-doo. But no matter who, even Alfred E. Newman I’m in!! Anyone but Zero


25 posted on 12/23/2011 12:34:00 PM PST by rjsclassics (bringing people together)
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To: rabscuttle385

President Romney, Majority Leader McConnell and Speaker Boehner .......now doesn’t that just scare the hell out of you. We better stop fighting over which candidate is going to run against Obama and start working for our state senators and representatives. If Conservatives control the house and senate, it will not make any difference which one of the candidates (excluding Paul and Obama) is president.


26 posted on 12/23/2011 12:38:34 PM PST by Datom
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To: rabscuttle385

From the first line of the story:

Mitt Romney today said that the $40 ... would make a “very substantial difference” to those who would be without it.


Bull [output]!

That will be eaten up and more in the higher electricity and fuel oil, and natural gas costs resulting from Hussein’s policies:

“Energy prices will necessarily skyrocket.”


27 posted on 12/23/2011 12:39:03 PM PST by Peet (Cogito ergo dubito.)
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To: Ripliancum

It’s only dangerous to pretend he is either honest or conservative. You can post all day long about the truth but you cannot push his lies. Mitt could have been a great (D) politician. Could have written his own ticket. Like Bill Clinton. The “any guy” at parties who will say anything to get along with every clique in the room. His core beliefs do not exist. maybe within his religion they do. But in politics he has taken every side of most key issues. That’s his biggest problem and it only works if there is a (D) behind your name. He’s in the wrong party.


28 posted on 12/23/2011 12:39:27 PM PST by liberty or death
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To: TMA62

So I guess Mittens thinks the average American lives on Hamburger helper and McDonalds. yuck.


29 posted on 12/23/2011 12:41:18 PM PST by No Socialist
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To: rabscuttle385

With Obama’s Hope and Change that $40 really helps.
it will buy: 1/4 tank of Obama gas.
one small Obama holiday Turkey
Enough grocerys to serve dinner for 2 1/2
Four small steaks.
Enough lumber to build a cozy house for a pet
chipmunk.
Barack Hussein Obama never worked enough in his life to earn an honest forty dollars. The only real job he ever had. Scooping ice cream when he did that he gave away $40 dollars worth of ice cream to his friends every day.


30 posted on 12/23/2011 12:41:33 PM PST by cquiggy
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To: rabscuttle385

I can’t believe how many people are buying into that $40 crap. It’s not “$40 per paycheck” unless you make over $50,000 per year.

A lot of people are going to be disappointed when they don’t see another $40 in their takehome pay in January.


31 posted on 12/23/2011 12:41:46 PM PST by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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$40 Would Make a ‘Substantial Difference’ to American Families (Romney covers for Zero

It's true. You get to look forward to going alone to a MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL GAME where you sit in fair territory and don't eat much. (Parking is extra.)

ML/NJ

32 posted on 12/23/2011 12:42:49 PM PST by ml/nj
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would make a “very substantial difference” to those who would be without it...

I think he is referring to the federal government, which obviously cannot do without adding more to the deficit, especially while removing our own money, representing our own labor, from our own locked boxes for our own retirement.

33 posted on 12/23/2011 12:43:23 PM PST by C210N (Dems: "We must tax you so that we can buy your votes")
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To: C210N

I think is yet again a mitt romney “you don’t have anything to fear from a nobama presidency” moment (ala mclame). Sheesh... Merry Christmas!


34 posted on 12/23/2011 12:49:44 PM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot

Well, to be fair to “poor” Mitt, they don’t make Filet Mignon Helper.


35 posted on 12/23/2011 12:50:36 PM PST by sthguard (The DNC theme song: "All You Need is Guv")
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36 posted on 12/23/2011 12:51:57 PM PST by 50mm (Trust nobody and you'll never be disappointed.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Lower gas prices and fuel oil would help me a lot more then 40 bucks which I have not noticed in my paycheck since they began the so called tax cut.


37 posted on 12/23/2011 12:52:04 PM PST by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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If it’s $40 a week, than you’re making over $100,000 a year. Bite me....you’ll only make $98,000.


38 posted on 12/23/2011 12:52:14 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: rabscuttle385

Shows the eltist attitude - a $10K bet is inconsequential to such as he, but $40.00 is a boon to the unwashed.


39 posted on 12/23/2011 12:52:54 PM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: rabscuttle385

Purposefully underfunding Social Security in exchange for temporary pizza money for people, most of whom pay little in the way of taxes to begin with, all so that the other party can excoriate you for being mean-spirited either way? What a plan. If Republicans were any stupider, you’d have to water them twice a week. They deserve Romney. We don’t.


40 posted on 12/23/2011 12:53:18 PM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: NEMDF

“Wait until January when those people start thinking they’re going to have $40 MORE in their paychecks and don’t! Soon they’ll be protesting that they are being cheated.”

—That’s what I was thinking. The casual newswatcher probably thinks they are getting a $40 raise in their paycheck. Not only will there be no change, but their health insurance probably went up.


41 posted on 12/23/2011 12:58:34 PM PST by Montanabound
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To: molson209

100 rounds of 125 grain HP .38 special


42 posted on 12/23/2011 1:05:54 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: rabscuttle385

Was he supposed to say “ let them eat cake”?


43 posted on 12/23/2011 1:11:43 PM PST by willk
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Was he supposed to say “ let them eat cake”?

Do you have a point?

44 posted on 12/23/2011 1:28:20 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: jospehm20
I wonder how many people will care when SS goes belly up that much earlier because of this “tax cut”?

The sooner, the better!

45 posted on 12/23/2011 1:30:54 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

Stupid is as stupid does. What a jerk.


46 posted on 12/23/2011 1:31:12 PM PST by mulligan
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain II: designed to be say nicer things about democrats than REPUBs and lose an election to Obama.


47 posted on 12/23/2011 1:38:20 PM PST by rod1
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To: rabscuttle385

$40 a DAY, maybe!


48 posted on 12/23/2011 1:38:30 PM PST by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Crazy bastard!


49 posted on 12/23/2011 1:39:57 PM PST by old school
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To: rabscuttle385
Why the U.S. was downgraded: • U.S. Tax revenue: $2,170,000,000,000

• Fed budget: $3,820,000,000,000

• New debt: $ 1,650,000,000,000

• National debt: $14,271,000,000,000

• Recent budget cuts: $ 38,500,000,000

Let's now remove 8 zeros and pretend it's a household budget:

• Annual family income: $21,700

• Money the family spent: $38,200

• New debt on the credit card: $16,500

• Outstanding balance on the credit card: $142,710

• Total budget cuts: $385

Got it?

$40 bucks?

50 posted on 12/23/2011 1:41:43 PM PST by justrepublican (Screaming like a "Vexatious requester" at a Wellstone memorial...........)
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