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Romney revising disclosures for overseas accounts
MSNBC ^ | 1/26/2012 | Michael Isikoff

Posted on 01/26/2012 1:32:26 PM PST by TSgt

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1 posted on 01/26/2012 1:32:29 PM PST by TSgt
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Oh noez


2 posted on 01/26/2012 1:39:19 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: TSgt; onyx; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; JoeProBono; RedMDer; musicman; Lady Jag; MEG33; ...

Mitt Romney is one filthy lying corrupt SOS!!

FUMR!!

Cheating SOB!!


3 posted on 01/26/2012 1:41:00 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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PLEASE DONATE TODAY


4 posted on 01/26/2012 1:41:13 PM PST by JoeProBono (Mater tua caligas gerit- A closed mouth gathers no feet -)
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The country is going to hell. I don’t care about anyone’s offshore accounts, tax returns, or marriages. We need to kick the snot out of Obama in November and start cleaning up the swamp. Eight years of Obama is the end of liberty.


5 posted on 01/26/2012 1:41:31 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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This will be the top headline on Drudge in a second for sure....

Oh, wait, sorry, I thought it said “Gingrich revising disclosures...”


6 posted on 01/26/2012 1:42:04 PM PST by Thane_Banquo
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This’ll go into the media’s back pocket to be whipped out the day after Myth wins the nomination.


7 posted on 01/26/2012 1:43:17 PM PST by skeeter
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8 posted on 01/26/2012 1:44:02 PM PST by jimbo123
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Despicable, lying hypocrite.


9 posted on 01/26/2012 1:44:08 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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Mitt Romney’s Blind Trust Not So Blind:

http://m.yahoo.com/w/news_america/mitt-romneys-blind-trust-not-blind-140241848.html?orig_host_hdr=news.yahoo.com&.intl=us&.lang=en-us

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When Mitt Romney faced questions on the campaign trail four years ago about investments in firms engaged in embryonic stem cell research, the presidential candidate had a ready explanation — he was unaware because his vast financial portfolio was under the control of an independent trustee. Last week, Romney’s campaign pulled out the same explanation when ABC News sought details about the candidate’s holdings in the Cayman Islands, a notorious offshore tax haven.
“We remind you that Gov. Romney does not choose anything; these are BLIND TRUSTS,” a campaign official wrote in an email.

But government ethics experts and election lawyers told ABC News that Romney’s trust might not be quite as blind as he has long maintained. That’s because Romney placed his quarter-billion dollar family fortune in the hands of his personal lawyer and longtime associate Bradford Malt.

Federal officeholders are required to either fully disclose all their financial holdings and any possible conflicts of interest, or place their holdings in a blind trust. Robert Kelner, a Republican election lawyer in Washington, D.C. with no ties to a current presidential campaign, explained the federal rules governing those blind trusts. “The Office of Government Ethics requires that a financial institution be appointed as the trustee and that the financial institution not be controlled by or have done business with the candidate,” said Kelner. “It would preclude you from hiring your favorite lawyer as the trustee.”

Romney was himself once skeptical of the notion that a politician could use a blind trust to preempt inevitable questions about his investment choices and potential conflicts. When he ran against Sen. Edward Kennedy in 1994, Romney spoke critically of Kennedy’s claim that he had no control over his investments. “The blind trust is an age-old ruse,” Romney told the Boston Globe at the time. But in 2003, as he prepared to take office as governor of Massachusetts, Romney placed his family’s funds in his own blind trust to avoid whatever accusations could surface.

Romney’s aides have referred to the blind trust in fending off political attacks about his investments ever since. In 2007, his GOP primary opponents took aim at several of his investments, including a stake in a firm that did business with Iran, shares of a Chinese oil company, and an interest in a company that engaged in embryonic stem cell research. Romney responded by announcing that Malt would take greater pains to insure Romney’s investments would not conflict with his political views.


10 posted on 01/26/2012 1:44:30 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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Hey Mitt, how's the media treating you now, now that you bashed Newt for them?
11 posted on 01/26/2012 1:46:04 PM PST by tobyhill (Obama, The Biggest Thief In American History)
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He has so much money he can't keep track of it all. My husband and I feel, as Christians, we must help the poor, sick,.... besides giving to our church. I don't know if I could look myself in the mirror having that much money just to put away for what? Looks like he wants to buy a country. George Soros may have some competition. I know he gives a lot to the mormon church, which is advertising LEAVE MY LOVED ONES ALONE! I guess I have never seen the numbers of a really really rich person. And I thought we would doing good.
12 posted on 01/26/2012 1:48:15 PM PST by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

NO MORE RINOS!! NO ROMNEY, NO WAY!!

I absolutely refuse to vote for or support this corrupt, lying, abortionist/socialist paperhanging SOB!!

Rebellion is ON!!

Live free or die!!

The RINO pushing elite GOP establishment and their herders can KMA!!


13 posted on 01/26/2012 1:48:56 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: JoeProBono

sean has Romney on now

giggling and kissing up..


14 posted on 01/26/2012 1:50:30 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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The article says Ann Romney got $1,783 in interest on a blank account. That account must be worth a lot of money. My bank is currently paying 0.05% on my account.

Go Newt!


15 posted on 01/26/2012 1:53:31 PM PST by upchuck (Let's have the Revolution NOW before we get dumbed down to the point that we can't.)
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To: Jim Robinson; Tennessee Nana
Phoney Bastard named Romney
16 posted on 01/26/2012 1:54:31 PM PST by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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I just cannot stand Hannity. He’s just as two faced as Mitt.


17 posted on 01/26/2012 1:56:45 PM PST by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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I have him on to see if he will mention what happened in court in GA this morning

the case about keeping the ineligible Obama off the ballot there...

Rush never mentioned the case

nor has Sean as yet...


18 posted on 01/26/2012 2:04:15 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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I bet if Willard admitted he is a serial killer Weasel News and establishment friends still support him.


19 posted on 01/26/2012 2:05:17 PM PST by Leep (It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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would


20 posted on 01/26/2012 2:06:14 PM PST by Leep (It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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