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Obama plunges into campaign, tears into Romney
Google News/AP ^ | May 4, 2012 | DAVID ESPO, AP

Posted on 05/05/2012 3:01:37 PM PDT by Innovative

Plunging into his campaign for a new term, President Barack Obama tore into Mitt Romney on Saturday as a willing and eager "rubber stamp" for conservative Republicans in Congress and an agenda to cut taxes for the rich, reduce spending on education and Medicare and enhance power that big banks and insurers hold over consumers.

Romney has staked his candidacy on an understanding of the economy, developed through a successful career as a businessman, and his promise to enact policies that stimulate job creation.

But Obama said his rival was merely doing the bidding of the conservative powerbrokers in Congress and has little understanding of the struggles of average Americans.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: conservatives; elections; obama; romney
Obama must be running scared -- he has nothing to offer except lies.
1 posted on 05/05/2012 3:01:53 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

Has ANYBODY heard of ANY plans to cut ANYBODY’s taxes? Not me? Talk about lies.

We have the ultimate unfair tax system right now with half of workers being complete freeloaders and the top 10% of earners paying 70% of all income taxes.

Unfortunately, Miff won’t combat these lies because he doesn’t know how.


2 posted on 05/05/2012 3:05:31 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Innovative

I think Obama plunged into his re-election campaign in 2009.


3 posted on 05/05/2012 3:05:50 PM PDT by antidemoncrat
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To: antidemoncrat
They meant Obama plunged into his re-election campaign war chest.

True, he's been campaiging since 09, but to pay for it he was plunging into taxpayers' pockets.

4 posted on 05/05/2012 3:09:07 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Innovative

“Mitt Romney on Saturday as a willing and eager “rubber stamp” for conservative Republicans in Congress “

We can only hope! LOL

If Obama was smart he would demoralize conservatives by saying that Romney is not much different from him. Attacks like these make it easier to hold your nose and vote.


5 posted on 05/05/2012 3:10:37 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Tax codes and spending don't get 14 year olds pregnant and on welfare. Morality Matters.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Now, now...

Look, I am not a fan of Mittens in any way, shape or form, but if there is one thing that the last few months have shown clearly, he does fight and he fights dirty if necessary.

While acknowledging that the E-Rinos have forced him upon us, we also need to realize that he is no McCain either. He has no illusions about the media being his ally. If this is any sign of Obama’s game plan, the bamster’s in serious trouble.


6 posted on 05/05/2012 3:11:47 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Innovative

“tore into Mitt Romney on Saturday as a willing and eager ‘rubber stamp’ for conservative Republicans in Congress”

Oh man, I *wish* that was the case. Heck, I think Mitt should use that same line, LOL.


7 posted on 05/05/2012 3:12:16 PM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
You'll have to stuff a sock in that thought until after the election. Besides, NO ONE ESCAPES DEATH AND TAXES.

I think you are confounding "federal personal income tax" with "Taxes" and that's just crazy talk. There are lots of taxes and every single one of them is intertwined with the price of everything you buy.

Nothing gives away an anti-Ronald Reagan agitator like the argument against cutting some folks' federal personal income tax rates to 0. He's the guy who sponsored that change.

So, you with us in this campaign, or are you still arguing on behalf of the Democrat idea to tax the poor and force the rich to hide their wealth abroad?

8 posted on 05/05/2012 3:14:04 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Innovative
Obama tore into Mitt Romney on Saturday as a willing and eager "rubber stamp" for conservative Republicans in Congress...

Promises, promises. Yet another Obama lie.

If only that were true, more of us conservatives would want to vote for him!

9 posted on 05/05/2012 3:16:07 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 5 days away from outliving Phil Hartman)
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To: icwhatudo
Every time Obama tells us Romney is beholden to Conservatives that just makes him look that much more detached from reality.

Nobody normal believes Romney is a Conservative, or even like a Conservative. It just doesn't happen that way. The fact Romney thought of himself as a sort of Conservative shows how detached he is from reality.

So both these guys want to have control of the Football that launches the nukes.

10 posted on 05/05/2012 3:16:40 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Innovative; All

OBAMA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN IN HALF-EMPTY ARENA

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/05/05/obama-empty-arena


11 posted on 05/05/2012 3:17:40 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Innovative

Been watching TV this evening, a lot of anti-AEP commercials coming on. At the end indicating paid for by Obama!!!!! Not only did he force them to close a lot of their coal-fired plants, but now he’s actively campaigning against what they have left!!!!!!!


12 posted on 05/05/2012 3:19:42 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: Ronin
I agree. I'm no fan of Romney either, but I believe he will fight harder against Obama in a general campaign than McCain ever dreamed of doing. I'm convinced McCain in 2008 was more interested in having "his turn" to run for President and his place in the history books than he was in actually winning the election. Romney, for all of his many flaws, wants to win. He may still end up losing, but I guarantee you he won't be saying things like "we have nothing to fear from an Obama 2nd term" during the general campaign.
13 posted on 05/05/2012 3:20:13 PM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: jimbo123

I’m still waiting for the Obama gay-kiss tape.


14 posted on 05/05/2012 3:40:26 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Innovative

Memo to the GOPee primary voters: you elected a Socialist afraid that Newt was too far right to winb, now enjoy your results - whoever’s the candidate was all along going to be attacked as being too far right.


15 posted on 05/05/2012 3:44:12 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Innovative
Shouldn't it read “Obama plunges into the depths...”?
16 posted on 05/05/2012 3:51:57 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Romney did suggest across-the-board rate cuts. You probably only heard that he wanted to eliminate the mortgage interest deduction for second homes, but what he actually suggested was an across-the-board income tax cut.


17 posted on 05/05/2012 3:54:59 PM PDT by flintsilver7 (Honest reporting hasn't caught on in the United States.)
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To: Innovative
Obama looked like a rabid Marxist with his Modern Day Hitler Jugend cheering him on.

Sad. Very Sad.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM1JMrMpEC8

Vorwarts slogan behind them.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjRPk5UCyaQ

18 posted on 05/05/2012 4:02:47 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: Innovative

Zero has Zero credibility.


19 posted on 05/05/2012 4:09:35 PM PDT by Andrei Bulba
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To: Chgogal

Not looked like. Is a modern day marxist.


20 posted on 05/05/2012 4:10:56 PM PDT by Andrei Bulba
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To: Innovative

Who will pay Obama debt? Are we moving backwards?


21 posted on 05/05/2012 4:15:21 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
It is a common rookie mistake to disparage the strengths of a perceived adversary just because one doesn't like him. The primary road is strewn with the bodies of people who thought they were smarter than Mitt just because they were more conservative. The conservative geniuses are all on the sidelines in street clothes now, eating popcorn and watching the real game unfold without them.
22 posted on 05/05/2012 4:54:50 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Innovative

Shove it where the sun don’t shine, AP poodles.

When it comes time to hang American Nazis, you will be first in line.


23 posted on 05/05/2012 5:10:40 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: Innovative

That’s okay. There are plenty of things that can tear 0bama down.
and we’re going for it.

Keep the stories out there IN THIER FACES as long as FR is alive!

Keep archives.


24 posted on 05/05/2012 6:34:29 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (criminals)
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To: Innovative

I’m wondering at what point Jim Morrison will consider your constant pro-Romney articles as spam...


25 posted on 05/07/2012 7:14:53 AM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

“We have the ultimate unfair tax system right now with half of workers being complete freeloaders and the top 10% of earners paying 70% of all income taxes.

Unfortunately, Miff won’t combat these lies because he doesn’t know how.”

Well Mitt only pays 15% in taxes so I doubt he even cares :)


26 posted on 05/07/2012 7:16:13 AM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: Innovative
President Barack Obama tore into Mitt Romney on Saturday as a willing and eager "rubber stamp" for conservative Republicans in Congress and an agenda to cut taxes for the rich, reduce spending on education and Medicare and enhance power that big banks and insurers hold over consumers.

As if!

27 posted on 05/07/2012 7:16:42 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Innovative

Dog eating freak.


28 posted on 05/07/2012 7:17:25 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("Fall Forward")
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