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Romney Led Bain's Investment in Firm That Disposed of Aborted Fetuses
The Atlantic Wire ^ | July 2, 2012 | Elspeth Reeve

Posted on 07/02/2012 10:59:19 AM PDT by van_erwin

David Corn has a report out this morning that pushes the continuing attacks on Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain Capital forward not just because of the business it involves — disposing of aborted fetuses — but because it extends the length of time he worked at Bain. According to Securities and Exchange Commission documents, Romney was involved in Bain's investment in a company called Stericycle in late 1999. What did Stericycle do? Well, it was a fast-growing, profitable medical waste company. But it also had some problems, such as getting fined for keeping body parts and dead animals in unmarked containers or exposing workers to tuberculosis. And then there were the fetuses. Romney now describes himself as "adamantly pro-life" now but embraced pro-choice positions on abortion in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Back when Bain was involved with Stericycle, anti-abortion activists have waged a campaign against the company.

But that revelation may not be the most significant part of Corn's report (conservatives who aren't wild about Romney's conservative credentials aren't making much noise now that Romney is the Republican nominee). The most damaging part may be the dates.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 07/02/2012 10:59:20 AM PDT by van_erwin
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To: van_erwin

Dollars you spend at companies and the taxes you pay (if you pay them) are providing abortions each day.

I declare you guilty of murder because you spend money and pay taxes.


2 posted on 07/02/2012 11:05:25 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: van_erwin

David Corn is a flaming Leftist who couldn’t care less about aborted fetuses. This is just another hit piece on Romney, whose spotty record on abortion is one of the reasons that conservatives wanted Santorum.

Corn simply wants conservatives to stay home on election day, which is not going to happen. Unfortunately, this is another “lesser of two evils” election with which conservatives are sadly familiar.


3 posted on 07/02/2012 11:07:30 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: van_erwin

This is a stretch by anybody and David Corn is one of the nastiest liberals, which is saying a lot.

One wonders why you would choose to post a story like this here?


4 posted on 07/02/2012 11:07:51 AM PDT by altura
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To: van_erwin

remember - these stories all have but one goal - to keep Obama in office.

I am not sure about this one, but there already have been some that are pure fabrication.

read them carefully and check them out every way possible


5 posted on 07/02/2012 11:09:26 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: van_erwin

Well, did Romney and his policies stand over the delivery table and force nurses to kill babies who survive abortion? Obama did, and that’s worse.


6 posted on 07/02/2012 11:10:58 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: van_erwin

More burnt offerings to baal, one of the many mormon gods.
7 posted on 07/02/2012 11:15:04 AM PDT by SENTINEL (Romney is to Conservatism what Mormonism is to Christianity.)
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To: van_erwin

You don’t say much. Are you still “kind of” wishing for the Bush tax cuts to expire?


8 posted on 07/02/2012 11:17:39 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: altura

BAIN and Romney were “fined for keeping body parts
and dead animals in unmarked containers
or exposing workers to tuberculosis.”

If true, you claim that is not relevant?

How about if they made $$$$$ selling the land
for the 911 Victory Mosque?


9 posted on 07/02/2012 11:17:46 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: txrefugee
There are more folks than anybody should be comfortable with who have some involvement in abortion ~ but making money off the dead bodies is in a whole 'nuther category of "discomfort".

Time for the Republicans to get their stuff in one pile and get a candidate, and it ain't this guy.

10 posted on 07/02/2012 11:19:38 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: van_erwin

The liberals at the Atlantic LOVE abortion.

Obamacare kills. We will ALL be paying for infanticide.

This is just media smoke and mirrors to suppress Republican voter turnout.

We teamed with Stalin to defeat Hitler. Didn’t mean we had to like or support Stalin’s agenda.


11 posted on 07/02/2012 11:20:21 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The Democrats are stuck with their mass murderer. Republicans can step back from the precipice ~ there’s still time.


12 posted on 07/02/2012 11:21:09 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: a fool in paradise

We don’t need your candidate.


13 posted on 07/02/2012 11:22:23 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Diogenesis

Actually, that’s not what this article says.

It says Stericycle was fined. It doesn’t say it was fined during the period Romney and Bain had in interest in the firm. And it specifically does not say Romney and Bain were fined.

Did Bain run this company, or merely have an investment in it? How large was the investment? Did they have control? How long did their involvement last?

All rather relevant questions in assigning degree of responsibility for whatever happened.

I would also like to point out that while I personally would not be involved in assisting abortionists by disposing of the bodies, doing so it at least an order of magnitude less immoral than actually killing living babies.


14 posted on 07/02/2012 11:25:32 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: muawiyah

Who’s yours and how many states will he win?

Welcome to Obama-Biden through Jan 2017.

The country WILL not survive.

Maybe you’d rather welcome back Jimmy Carter. He did wonders for this nation and the Middle East too.


15 posted on 07/02/2012 11:25:48 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: van_erwin

Look, us Conservatives lost the primaries.

At this point, he could eat baby on live TV and I’d still vote for him just to get rid of that commie impostor sitting in the White House!

The key is to focus on the Senate and House races. If we win those, we can pimp-slap Mittler R’omni (or, God forbid, Obama) back into submission.

Cheers


16 posted on 07/02/2012 11:26:04 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: Sherman Logan

The crime may be that they disposed of aborted fetuses rather than letting the gods of science have them to muck about with.


17 posted on 07/02/2012 11:27:12 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: Diogenesis; van_erwin

https://contribute.barackobama.com/donation/index.html?source=donatebutton-HP


18 posted on 07/02/2012 11:27:43 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: van_erwin

Well the good news is that we are all abortionists now.

Thank God McCain / Palin didnt’ win!!


19 posted on 07/02/2012 11:28:15 AM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: a fool in paradise
We teamed with Stalin to defeat Hitler. Didn’t mean we had to like or support Stalin’s agenda.

Stalin wasn't on the side of the Nazis, and he knew they were his mortal enemies. I don't believe Romney feels that way about Obama and the liberals-communists-socialists-moocherscum.

20 posted on 07/02/2012 11:28:32 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (If you believe what you're saying, quit making taxable income. Starve the beast.)
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To: a fool in paradise
Interesting that your first tactic was to leap instantly to an ad hominem on me ~ DEFEND YOUR BOY. He's living on the proceeds of processing the bodies of slaughtered human infants.

He has no soul.

21 posted on 07/02/2012 11:28:39 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: van_erwin

At this point I don’t care if Romney eats live kittens tail first. The only thing that matters is the defeat of Obama.

Everthing else is secondary.


22 posted on 07/02/2012 11:31:06 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is, it is the only answer.)
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To: DoctorBulldog
Defend the behavior.

He was way over the line of anything that's acceptable.

There go the Catholic voters. I think that drops his possible vote total down into the low 30 millions ~ maybe less.

23 posted on 07/02/2012 11:32:05 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: DoctorBulldog

“At this point, he could eat baby on live TV and I’d still vote for him just to get rid of that commie impostor sitting in the White House!”

Then, what’s the point of life?


24 posted on 07/02/2012 11:32:34 AM PDT by donna (Mitt quote: ...gay couples raising kids. That's the American way...)
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To: Diogenesis
If true, you claim that is not relevant?

BINGO!!! IF TRUE.

The media is now backtracking on the Romney outsourcing "scandal."

The left has got to be more desperate this election than they've ever been. Obomacare is a HUGE loser for them. I believe they're scrambling, and they'll be using every dirty, nasty trick they can find in their Satanic bibles this time.

25 posted on 07/02/2012 11:33:24 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: altura

I’m sick of RINOs hijacking the party by telling us we have to fall in line or we’re giving aid and comfort to the enemy. Sorry, I don’t know who David Corn is, but I don’t really care. Stericycle is in the business of murder, and Romney is as pro-death as Obama.

There is a pro-choice candidate running, Andre Barnett. http://www.ontheissues.org/Andre_Barnett.htm

http://andrebarnett2012.com/main/

“The lesser of two evils” is still evil.


26 posted on 07/02/2012 11:33:36 AM PDT by van_erwin
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To: van_erwin
And we're sick of unhinged kooks like you helping to hand Obama his second term.

You Obama supporters will stop at nothing to get your man elected!

27 posted on 07/02/2012 11:37:02 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: muawiyah

Yeah because obama is so much better.


28 posted on 07/02/2012 11:37:12 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: muawiyah

You think? Just how do you propose to make that happen?


29 posted on 07/02/2012 11:38:58 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: muawiyah

He ain’t my boy. I didn’t vote for him in my state’s primary.

Name names or stop “talkin’ tough”.

Who is your candidate? Which state ballots is he on? How many will he win?


30 posted on 07/02/2012 11:39:11 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: muawiyah; donna

Breitbart has a message for you:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbycMtTUDfE&feature=player_detailpage#t=733s

Take it or leave it. I’m not here to convince anyone of how they should vote, and no one here is going to change my vote. I respect your right to vote how you wish; please respect mine.

Thank you.


31 posted on 07/02/2012 11:40:08 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: van_erwin

For our presumptive nominee to catch a break around here is beyond possibility. But what do I expect from Obama supporters?


32 posted on 07/02/2012 11:40:46 AM PDT by Rudder
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To: a fool in paradise
“Name names or stop ‘talkin’ tough’.”
________________________________________

Their silence is deafening. Make no mistake, their man is Obama.

33 posted on 07/02/2012 11:41:44 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: muawiyah

Or is your goal to keep me home and “boycotting” the election just like a Moby “dick”?

Punk the prez? - Moby’s anti-Bush tricks
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1074278/posts
New York Daily News ^ | 2/09/04 | Rush & Molloy

One of Sen. John Kerry’s celebrity supporters is ready to pull out all the stops to get him elected. Republicans are shrieking over a suggestion by rocker Moby that Democrats spread gossip about President Bush on the Internet. “No one’s talking about how to keep the other side home on Election Day,” Moby tells us. “It’s a lot easier than you think and it doesn’t cost that much. This election can be won by 200,000 votes.”

Moby suggests that it’s possible to seed doubt among Bush’s far-right supporters on the Web.

“You target his natural constituencies,” says the Grammy-nominated techno-wizard. “For example, you can go on all the pro-life chat rooms and say you’re an outraged right-wing voter and that you know that George Bush drove an ex-girlfriend to an abortion clinic and paid for her to get an abortion.

“Then you go to an anti-immigration Web site chat room and ask, ‘What’s all this about George Bush proposing amnesty for illegal aliens?’”

Moby didn’t claim that he believed the abortion story.

Last month, Bush did propose reforms to immigration policy. But he insisted, “I oppose amnesty, placing undocumented workers on the automatic path to citizenship [because it] perpetuates illegal immigration.”

Republican National Committee spokeswoman Christine Iverson likened Moby’s proposal to “dirty campaign tactics we’re already seeing from John Kerry.”

“His campaign was willing to use these kinds of voter suppression tactics against members of his own party in Iowa and New Hampshire,” Iverson says. “John Kerry is a hypocrite. He pledged to run a clean campaign. Then he uses the lowest form of gutter politics to impugn his opponents, Democratic and Republican. It’s unfortunate but this is probably just the beginning of the kind of tactics we’re going to be seeing from John Kerry in the months to come.”

Kerry spokeswoman Stephanie Cutter said, “I doubt that Moby was suggesting anybody suppress the vote. We did not use any dirty tactics against any candidate...”


34 posted on 07/02/2012 11:41:57 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: van_erwin

Any article that starts out by saying effectively that “David Corn says...” can not possibly pass the ‘truthiness’ test, let alone the ‘stink test’.


35 posted on 07/02/2012 11:42:31 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: van_erwin

Disposal of bodies is just a symptom. If you want a cure, you have to track down the disease. That would be Oboma.

Get rid of the disease, and the symptoms will disappear right along with it.

36 posted on 07/02/2012 11:42:46 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: muawiyah

Coming from someone from the Class of 98, you should be ashamed of yourself for supporting the Re-election of Barrack Husein Obama. And Donna too. Whatever compensation you get can’t be worth it.


37 posted on 07/02/2012 11:44:06 AM PDT by ynotjjr (Romney/Rubio 2012 It's called the Constitution. Learn it, live it, love it!)
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To: van_erwin
“The lesser of two evils” is still evil.

Yep. And it can be opposed.

For now, Romney holds no office.

The man in the oval office today is doing more evil things as POTUS than Mitt Romney ever has.

Gun running. Killing mexicans. Aiding Islamic jihad in the Middle East. Aiding global Communism and turning his back on US Allies.

Barack Obama has got to go.

If there is a name to replace Mitt Romney on the ballot, it had better be trumpeted now and loudly.

Saying "somebody else" is just farting around.

38 posted on 07/02/2012 11:46:04 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: van_erwin
"Stericycle is in the business of murder"

No it's not. It's in the medical and biohazard waste handling and disposal business.

39 posted on 07/02/2012 11:47:09 AM PDT by spunkets
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To: van_erwin

Under Obama we are the ones calling for the pickup.

I WILL TAKE THE LESSER OF TWO EVILS THAT DOES NOT MAKE ME FUND ABORTION.


40 posted on 07/02/2012 11:47:09 AM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: a fool in paradise
If there is a name to replace Mitt Romney on the ballot, it had better be trumpeted now and loudly.

Virgil Goode, the good candidate. Now you have no excuse.

41 posted on 07/02/2012 11:48:05 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (Goode over evil. Voting for mitt or obie is like throwing your country away.)
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To: a fool in paradise
“Saying ‘somebody else’ is just farting around.”
___________________________________________________

They have no other viable GOP candidate, that's why I conclude they are supporting Obama. It really isn't complicated.

42 posted on 07/02/2012 11:48:45 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: ynotjjr
Your ad hominem response is noted. Now, show us how you can defend Romney.

If you can't defend your boy to me how you going to defend him to others?

43 posted on 07/02/2012 11:51:32 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: ynotjjr
98 was when we all re signed up. I was here long before that ~ found out about FreeRepublic when I signed on to AOL ~ and found access to OTHER providers and lo and behold there were these people who didn't talk funny.

Newbie!

44 posted on 07/02/2012 11:53:17 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Sirius Lee

Constitution Party was on 37 ballots in 2008. Think they will win in 2012?

http://uselectionatlas.org/USPRESIDENT/GENERAL/CAMPAIGN/2008/pe2008Candidates.php


45 posted on 07/02/2012 11:53:16 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: muawiyah
There go the Catholic voters.

They have a choice. Join those who murder the babies, or join those who bury the babies.
Decisions, decisions.

BTW, nothing says Romney was involved in this. He didn't spend his entire life at Bain Capital, you know. The left is already admitting.......well......they lied about Romney's outsourcing.

I'm sure the lies are going to keep coming. They're going to get so bad, people will think the left fell through a worm hole and landed in another dimension.

46 posted on 07/02/2012 11:54:03 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: a fool in paradise
You should look up the company ~ quite interesting. They have their very own anti- group working to harrass the devil out of them. Other companies are named.

It's not like Corn just came up with this out of thin air ~ he's simply an opportunist with no morals or values.

47 posted on 07/02/2012 11:57:01 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: a fool in paradise

‘scuse the language but ‘farting around’ is what a lot of people here do best.


48 posted on 07/02/2012 12:00:50 PM PDT by altura
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To: Diogenesis
How about if they made $$$$$ selling the land for the 911 Victory Mosque

Bain or Romney? Since Romney left Bain in 1999 and the sale was in 2009 did Romney profit?

49 posted on 07/02/2012 12:01:28 PM PDT by Starstruck
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To: van_erwin

“There is a pro-choice candidate running, Andre Barnett.”

Ahh.. so you purpose here is to carry water for pro-abort Andre. No sale.


50 posted on 07/02/2012 12:02:39 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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