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Obama Campaign Attacks Romney's Swiss Bank Account
neontommy.com ^ | April 9 2012 | Michael Juliani

Posted on 04/09/2012 3:35:58 PM PDT by NoLibZone

President Barack Obama's campaign attacked Mitt Romney's Swiss bank account in a conference call Monday.

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) emphasized that no presidential candidate has ever had a Swiss bank account.

"So I started asking people: 'Why do you have Swiss bank account?' One, you believe the Swiss Franc is a stronger currency than the United States dollar. And that is apparently the decision the Romney family made during the Bush presidency. And secondly, you want to conceal something. You want to hide something. Why would you have a Swiss bank account instead of one in the United States?

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Front Page News; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: mitt; romney

1 posted on 04/09/2012 3:36:10 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

Occupy Wall Street says US banks are fascist.


2 posted on 04/09/2012 3:37:22 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Anybody but Obama, because it's not always about me. Thank God McCain/Palin lost! - Right?)
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To: NoLibZone

Romney lived in a French palace stolen by murder
by the NAZIs. Guess where the money went when it was sold?

This, too, will come out -— after it is too late.


3 posted on 04/09/2012 3:37:34 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: NoLibZone

It’s OK to have bank accounts elsewhere as long as you report them.
I see no evidense that Romney hid accounts.
Don’t claim love for Romney, but I won’t say he’s hiding funds either.


4 posted on 04/09/2012 3:38:29 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: NoLibZone

That’s the great thing about America,
we all want to have Swiss Bank accounts.


5 posted on 04/09/2012 3:39:05 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: NoLibZone

Hopefully ,Obama gives us enough fodder to have en effect on the GOPer convention!


6 posted on 04/09/2012 3:39:25 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Anybody but Obama, because it's not always about me. Thank God McCain/Palin lost! - Right?)
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To: NoLibZone

What’s Durbin’s Freepname?


7 posted on 04/09/2012 3:44:50 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (I tried to buy a hoodie today but the store manager said they had all been shoplifted.)
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To: A CA Guy

At least Romney earned his own money as opposed to the RAT bastard in the White House who has helped himself to taxpayer funds and “Affirmative Action” grants 100% of his whole miserable career.


8 posted on 04/09/2012 3:45:16 PM PDT by Zman516
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To: NoLibZone

How would we know if no candidate has ever had a Swiss bank account before?

How can you be emphasizing something that cannot be confirmed?


9 posted on 04/09/2012 3:46:16 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: NoLibZone

No president has ever had a Swiss acct?

How about a foreign one?


10 posted on 04/09/2012 3:47:15 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Anybody but Obama, because it's not always about me. Thank God McCain/Palin lost! - Right?)
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To: NoLibZone; Revolting cat!

Damn financial truthers.

They want to see Romney’s papers.


11 posted on 04/09/2012 3:51:01 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Jeff Chandler; Lazamataz

“What’s Durbin’s Freepname?”

Lazamataz! 8^)


12 posted on 04/09/2012 3:53:07 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: NoLibZone

Dickhead Durbin says no one has ever run for president who has a Swiss bank account. He didn’t say where he hides his ill gotten gains.


13 posted on 04/09/2012 3:54:08 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: NoLibZone

It’s HIS money! I don’t care if he puts it under his mattress has a huge tank of Gold coins that he swims through like scrooge mcduck or puts it in a bank. Hey Durbin care to check into how much US TAX PAYER money is filed into Swiss Bank accounts by Karzai and his Afgani buddies? I didn’t think so...... Or how much stimulus dough has been laundered through Unions to Obama? Nope Crickets in the Media


14 posted on 04/09/2012 3:56:56 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: NoLibZone

Anytime mittens or Santorum is questioned on matters financial or religious, they need to deflect and ask about Hussein’s school transcripts, medical records, housing transactions, and Hussein’s ‘church’. Do this over and over. After a while the media will tire of the response and become critical of the response. That is when the media will stop this line of questioning.


15 posted on 04/09/2012 4:03:13 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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To: grumpygresh

And don’t forget the money that Hussein bundlers in the middle east brought into his last campaign,,, or who paid for him to go to Pockistan,, and Harvard.


16 posted on 04/09/2012 4:08:01 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for officeoffI)
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To: jakerobins

The problem with Swiss Bank accounts is that they allow a way to conduct bribery and graft, and not have the evidence available to investigators. Even worse are his Cayman Island accounts. Cayman accounts are impenetrable.

Romney cannot win with this baggage.

How do you know this whole Romney campaign is not just a grand scheme to loot America, just like Obama sent money to his friends as bailouts and stimulus as soon as he had the power?

I don’t trust Romney any more than I trust Obama.


17 posted on 04/09/2012 4:16:28 PM PDT by helpfulresearcher (This is the battle for the soul of the Republic.)
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To: NoLibZone

Obama 2012

wealth wars....

race wars....

No bigger crook in the world than Obama!


18 posted on 04/09/2012 4:19:14 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: NoLibZone
OK,Osama....we'll see your Swiss bank account and raise you a Bill Ayers.
19 posted on 04/09/2012 4:20:57 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President To Have Served In My Lifetime.)
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To: NoLibZone

I’ll bet Romney has only one Sosha Security number.


20 posted on 04/09/2012 4:41:33 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

“we’ll see your Swiss bank account and raise you”

......millions in untraceable donations and non-coded credit card donations, Gaza phone bank call centers, and illegal campaigning on US taxpayer time and dime.


21 posted on 04/09/2012 4:55:29 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: NoLibZone
After Ozero gets his walking papers this November, watch his net worth surpass Romney's.Just like the Clitoons! I might be banned from posting. The reason I say this is that I have had not one response to my last half dozen comments. I’m not being vain, but as a FRiend suggested, my political comments may have something to do with it!Hit me please if you hear me!
22 posted on 04/09/2012 5:37:39 PM PDT by goodtomato (I'm really, really blessed! WWW.MIKEMcCALISTERFORSENATE.COM check him out!)
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To: A CA Guy

“It’s OK to have bank accounts elsewhere as long as you report them.”

I don’t see any legitimate reason why you should report your back accounts anywhere period. Is it not your money? What business is it of anyone’s where you choose to keep it?

I don’t think its anybody else’s business where you keep your own money. I think you have a God Given right to do with your money what you please. It is after all your money!

The Feds might claim the right to tax it but only while its here or entering this country. Not while its leaving(Article I.9.5: “No Tax or Duty shall be laid on Articles exported from any State.”), and certantly not while it resides or is in uses overseas.

The Federal Government might claim a legitimate right to tax activity here in the united States but NOT outside. The Federal Government does not have domain over the world nor does it own you as its property/slave. The Federal Government can’t therefore legitimately claim any portion of your labor conducted or property held outside of its legitimate domain.


23 posted on 04/09/2012 10:02:09 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: NoLibZone
It's a sad story that many European Jews put money in Swiss bank accounts before WWII, knowing it would be safe. But they weren't safe and the money and possessions put in safety deposit boxes went unclaimed. I know a few years back there was a big lawsuit over all of these assets the Swiss banks had.

Maybe Romney just wanted to diversify and protect some cash. I wish I was rich enough for a Swiss bank account with Obama coming after all my cash. The article says he put money there under GWB. Maybe he saw what was coming down the pike with “the one”.

24 posted on 04/10/2012 1:53:38 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: NoLibZone; All

In principle, obviously I believe every American can do what he wants with his own money. When you run for office, your decisions on such matters become my business.

If you’re running for governor of Michigan and touting your experience in the auto industry, you probably don’t want to drive a Japanese car.

If you’re running for president of the United States and touting your experience in financial management, you probably don’t want to have your money in overseas accounts.

That shouldn’t be hard for the son of a former Michigan governor and auto executive to understand. The fact that Romney doesn’t shows how the Democrats will be able to paint him as being “out of touch” with America.

It’s going to be awfully hard to defend Romney on things like this if he wins the Republican nomination. We still have a very small window to defeat him... let’s try.


25 posted on 04/10/2012 8:04:07 AM PDT by darrellmaurina
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To: MacMattico

And secondly, you want to conceal something. You want to hide something.
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That’s the funniest part of Durbin’s exchange. Pardon me, but isn’t Obama hiding a boatload of information. Maybe Romney or any “R” should point that out to Durbin and open the can of worms.


26 posted on 04/10/2012 10:10:19 AM PDT by IM2MAD
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