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And the Un-Masking of Mitt Romney, the lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal, continues . . .
 
"If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures." - Alexander Hamilton
 
"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
 
"A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." - Thomas Paine 1792
 
"It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men." - Samuel Adams
 
"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams
 

1 posted on 05/07/2012 10:19:21 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

A blindness license!

Mitt, Mitt, Mitt. Tone deaf Mitt.


2 posted on 05/07/2012 10:20:56 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Fees = user pay
Taxes = other people pay

User fees are fiscally conservative — they are usually attacked from the left.


3 posted on 05/07/2012 10:23:39 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: SoConPubbie

I hear Romney “saved the Olympics”. He supplied the cascade of cash needed......from the US Congress!

taxpayer money = other people’s money

What a guy, that Romney.


4 posted on 05/07/2012 10:28:17 AM PDT by RitaOK (Nevermind, Newt. Forget the convention. I'm trusting God for the rest.)
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To: SoConPubbie

This is probably one reason why JimRob and all the Mods zotted so many Romney supporters.


6 posted on 05/07/2012 10:34:26 AM PDT by wastedyears (There can be only one.)
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To: SoConPubbie

The bottom line is he didn’t close the gap by cutting spending.


10 posted on 05/07/2012 10:37:43 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: SoConPubbie

If you love freedom, stop engaging in activities that require fees. Become more self-sufficient.


16 posted on 05/07/2012 11:08:28 AM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: SoConPubbie

I believe that user fees should be considered neutral up until the point where the fee matches the cost of providing the service (btw, for a lot things government does, the fees don’t cover the cost, like the “entry fees” for a state park usually aren’t nearly enough to cover the cost of running the park).

Other “user fees” are just taxes by another name, especially when the government has no real involvement other than collecting the taxes.

Most are somewhere in the middle, like an “enhanced 911 fee” for example; it doesn’t cover specific users, so it’s not really a fee”, but it also doesn’t cover the full cost of providing the 911 services, so it’s not really a “tax” — more like an insurance policy.

User fees for truly luxury things like visiting national parks are the least onerous of the ways government can raise funds, because they are voluntary (you can choose not to go to a park, and therefore not have to pay), and the costs of a service tend to be carried more by those who benefit from the service.

User fees for things like “licenses” are generally the worst, because you need the various licenses and the cost is much higher than the incremental cost of providing a license. And usually government has no real business forcing people to get licenses to begin with, so they essentially assert a burden against you, and then make you pay for it.

Give me spending cuts. But if there must be some money collected, give me a user fee over an income tax increase.


19 posted on 05/07/2012 12:23:19 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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