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Rubio in Houston calls Obama "a painful disaster"
Houston Chronicle ^ | August 15, 2012 | Joe Holley

Posted on 08/15/2012 12:23:43 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

Before an audience of Hispanic Republicans gathered in Houston, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio offered a preview of his remarks at the Republican National Convention, labeling President Barack Obama "a painful disaster for millions of Americans" and challenger Mitt Romney as both a successful businessman and "a successful person."

A first-term senator and oft-mentioned vice-presidential possibility before Romney chose Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan last week, Rubio told an enthusiastic audience of about 200 that Obama was a failure.

"Instead of getting spending under control, he helped pass $800 billion on his so-called stimulus bill, much of it wasted on pork-barrel spending," he said, speaking to the Texas Hispanic Leadership Forum at Houston's Hotel Omni. "He passed Obamacare, that absolutely hurt small businesses with high taxes and more regulations. He got Congress to pass and federal bureaucracies to develop more rules that he said would keep investors and businesses in line. And none of it worked."

Obama, he said, "doesn't believe in the American free enterprise system, because he doesn't understand the principles that truly make us great."

(Excerpt) Read more at chron.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: marcorubio; romneyryan2012

1 posted on 08/15/2012 12:23:51 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This constant stream of negative critiques (distinct from attacks) will push Barry over the edge...his NPD won’t stand for it much longer.


2 posted on 08/15/2012 12:31:11 PM PDT by MNlurker
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Mark Levin: "The Obama Temptation"

>>>Mark Levin discusses "The Obama Temptation," an editorial he penned in 2008 for National Review Online and compares his portrayal to how Obama turned out as President.

"What I am trying to say, ladies and gentlemen, is we've known who Obama on this program, and you in this audience, since day one, before he became president. And you'll notice, as I read that, the issues that applied in that election (2008) apply in this election. In that sense, nothing has changed. He is the Marxist ideologue he is then -- as we discussed at great length -- as he is today. As we've discussed at great length. The difference is now he has an actual record. And it should be easier, easier to defeat him, not more difficult," Levin said.<<<

3 posted on 08/15/2012 12:33:21 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: MNlurker
"You didn't build that" -- Barack Obama.

....."The Obama campaign's bigger problem, both sides are now realizing, is that his words go beyond politics and are more devastating than the Romney complaints that Mr. Obama is too big-government oriented or has mishandled the economy. They raise the far more potent issue of national identity and feed the suspicion that Mr. Obama is actively hostile to American ideals and aspirations. Republicans are doing their own voter surveys, and they note that Mr. Obama's problem is that his words cause an emotional response, and that they disturb voters in nearly every demographic."..... Four Little Words

4 posted on 08/15/2012 12:45:12 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: MNlurker
Before an audience of Hispanic Republicans gathered in Houston, ...of about 200
Looks like they all turned out.
5 posted on 08/15/2012 12:52:27 PM PDT by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: dblshot

Nope.

Those would be the activists/leaders among hispanic Republicans.

Common sense truth is better than hyped-up jabs on the internet, every time.

There are rank-and-file GOP voters vs. activists/leaders among hispanics, just exactly like there are in the nation as a whole.


6 posted on 08/15/2012 1:10:17 PM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

7 posted on 08/15/2012 1:27:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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