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Published: Tuesday, Nov. 22 2011 12:11 p.m. MST

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ute alumni
Tengoku, UT

can't blast him hard enough. obama has to go. an additonal four years will do horrible damage.

JustTheTruthMan
bountiful, ut

Please Mitt... Be legit! Keep your campaign clean of any mudslinging... You are above it... At least so your religion says! :) Focus only on why we are going to be a better country with you not why we have been struggling with someone else or would struggle with some more of the same. If you need assistance on how to best advertise consult with the church's advertising department! I'm sure they'd be more than glad to help. :)

Brother Chuck Schroeder
A Tropical Paradise USA, FL

OH the nerve of this RINO's first Romney TV ad blasts Obama. Oh I'm sure now, Mitt Romney will buy up all these failed companies, that the GOP crashed back in 2008, lay everyone off, then sell them to China. Then Mitt Romney will candidly talk about the central role of Jesus Christ in his faith, drinking and smoking once as a teenager, and what music he has on his iPad. The Treasury Department sold $35 billion in 5-year notes. 5 YEAR 0.89% on Tuesday at a yield of 0.937%, the lowest level on record and below where traders expected the sale to come. Bidders offered to buy 3.15 times the amount of debt sold, the highest since May and above the average of 2.82 times at the last four auctions. Indirect bidders, a group which includes foreign central banks, bought 45.3%, versus an average of 43.5% of recent sales. Direct bidders, a class which includes domestic money managers, purchased another 9.6% compared to 13.2% on average. After the auction, the broader bond market erased losses. After the auction, the broader bond market erased losses. Yields on 10-year notes.

MonkeySpider
Lindon, ut

Brief Overview of Congressman Pauls Record:

He has never voted to raise taxes.
He has never voted for an unbalanced budget.
He has never voted for a federal restriction on gun ownership.
He has never voted to raise congressional pay.
He has never taken a government-paid junket.
He has never voted to increase the power of the executive branch.

He voted against the Patriot Act.
He voted against regulating the Internet.
He voted against the Iraq war.

He does not participate in the lucrative congressional pension program.
He returns a portion of his annual congressional office budget to the U.S. treasury every year

Mad Hatter
Provo, UT

We'll have to see how Romney makes it through the Republican primary elections. If he can get through and get the nomination without having to yeild too much to the Tea Party wingnuts, he may maintain a modicum of honor to appeal to the Independents. Just saying "Obama is a failure" is not enough to get the vote of anyone with a real concern for this nation. He needs to be specific in what he would do differently from the current administration.

As has been noted elsewhere, the real heavyweights of the Republican Party have chosen to sit out this election cycle. Few with any real sense of the state of affairs and the economy would envy Obama and the job he has to do. Simplistic rhetoric will only translate into failure regardless of who is president. And with Christie and Rubio both looking ahead to 2016, if not Obama winning a second term, they sense a Republican president in 2012 would probably fail and only have a single term.

Re: ute alumni | 12:20 p.m. Nov. 22, 2011 Tengoku, UT

Sounds like a football rally in some small, Texas town. Go Team!!

Pagan
Salt Lake City, UT

'Titled "Believe in America," the 60-second ad begins with a number of audio clips of Obama talking about fixing the economy...' - Article

Attack.

Because Romney, cannot stand on his own record of job 'creation.'

Mitt Romney on Job creation:
From 2003-2007 job growth....0.9%.
In rankings with the rest of the country...MA was 47th in Job creation when Mitt Romney was there.
- Think Progress Travis Waldron 06/02/11

*'Mitt Romney as job creator clashes with Bain record of job cuts' - By Lisa Lerer, Bloomberg News - Published by DSNews - 07/20/11

'Employees who lost jobs at Bain-controlled companies more than a decade ago say they still hold Romney responsible.
"I would not vote for him for anything," said Phyllis Detro, 68, who lost her job...'

*'Let Detroit Go Bankrupt' - By Mitt Romney - NY Times - 11/18/08

At least Romney is 'of the people'.

As:

*Mitt Romney: Corporations are people...my friend - By Phillip Elliot - AP - Published by DSNews 08/11/11

ClarkKent
Bountiful, Utah

"I'll make sure that America is a job-creating machine like it has been in the past."

Oh my goodness. LOL

Ms Molli
Bountiful, Utah

JustTheTruthMan | 12:21 p.m. Nov. 22, 2011
Bountiful, Ut
"If you need assistance on how to best advertise consult with the church's advertising department! I'm sure they'd be more than glad to help. :) "

And THAT would have the church crossing the line into endorsing a candidate. I'm sure many would hope the church would help, but not for the reasons you are likely hoping for.

Dixie Dan
Saint George, UT

I wonder why Romney deliberately lied about a quote from President Obama?

Truthseeker
SLO, CA

re:JusttheTruthMan
While I agree with your semtiment, if the Prop 8 campaign is an example of the Church's work, I wouldn't recommend Mitt follow their lead. The "I'm a Mormon" campaign was the positive messaging the Church normally does. The Prop 8 campaign employed the basic dirty politics tactics.

Pagan
Salt Lake City, UT

'I wonder why Romney deliberately lied about a quote from President Obama?' - Dixie Dan | 2:09 p.m. Nov. 22, 2011

'Critics say the ad uses some of the Obama clips out of context, especially when the president says "If we keep talking about the economy, we are going to lose." It appears that in that instance, Obama was quoting an aide to then-2008 opponent Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who had used those words anonymously in an interview.

That might be beside the point though...' - Article

'The Prop 8 campaign employed the basic dirty politics tactics.' - Truthseeker | 2:12 p.m. Nov. 22, 2011

Not just the Prop 8 campaign, it looks like.

Seeing as how the entire add is taking Obama QUOTING someone else...

and then INJECTS that, into 'Obama's words.'

I enjoyed how the article actually brought this up...
and then claimed it was 'beside the point.'

Lying, is beside the point now.

lost in DC
West Jordan, UT

pagan,
if GM and chrysler had gone BK pre-bailout, we'd have saved a few billion dollars. So when you keep posting that quote, you're saying Romney was correct.

Pagan
Salt Lake City, UT

'pagan,
if GM and chrysler had gone BK pre-bailout, we'd have saved a few billion dollars.' - lost in DC | 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22, 2011


Annnnd we would be out, 3 million American jobs.

*'How Many Jobs Depend on the Big Three?' - By CATHERINE RAMPELL - NY Times - 11/17/08

'In both cases, there would be major short-term shocks to employment; depending on which scenario you use, a contraction of the Detroit Three would result in direct and indirect job losses of 2.5 million to 3 million in 2009.'

This would also, make Mitt Romney 'right.'

Just, at the expense of 3 million American jobs.

Oh, but we would save 'billions.'

The auto-bail outs were signed by...a Republican President.

*'Bush signs $17.4 billion auto industry bailout package' - By Nelson Ireson - Motor Authority - 12/19/08

Tell me, would YOU be impacted by the US saving $3 billion dollars?

Or by Mitt Romney ending over 3 million American jobs by 'saving' us that money?

The Republican party has put themselves in quite the pickle.

Cut the budget, like Hill AF base.

But neither Bush nor Romney, have honesty.

Dadof5sons
Montesano, WA

Obama can not run on his own record. Mitt is Just pointing out Berry's failure as President of The United States of America. Also how Berry has been a divider of the American people.

worf
Mcallen, TX

Somebody get me a violin. Obama would never blast anybody.

Ms Molli
Bountiful, Utah

If the ad was untruthful, an honest leader would accept responsibility for his staff, apologize and move on. If the ad was untruthful, a politician who cares about winning and nothing more will claim he didn't no. Let's see how this plays out. This could be a real test of Romney's credibility as a leader.

Rutland vs. Medfield
Seattle, Wa

C'mon, Mitt! Be upstanding. Be honest. Be moral. Be ethical. Be the man most of these posters think you are and not the campaigner we are seeing on TV.

Twisting words into political spin and selling out your natural man to the Tea Party is no way to win an election.

You do not have my vote, Mitt, because you do not have half the honor that President Obama does.

Grammy3
SOUTH JORDAN, UT

Rutland vs Madfield. How dare you say that Mitt Romney does not have the honor of President Obama. I honor the fact that Mr. Obama is the President of this Country and just that he is the President but as a human being I think that Mr Obama is a very dishonest person with little to none morals. Mitt Romney whether or not you like him he is a good man with morals and values. He might not be what people want him to be as far as running for the office of President but as a man he is a good man.

FDRfan
safety dictates, ID

Hyundai is a proud partner in the American dream creating over 94,000 U.S. jobs at manufacturing plants, dealerships and suppliers, among other operations. Weve never lain off a single U.S. manufacturing team member not one.

American capitalist sent job overseas. Foreign capitalists bring jobs here. Ill support the latter any day.

sid 6.7
Holladay, UT

Are you for real Grammy?

"Good man with morals and values"? You need to do your homework young lady!

How dare you indeed!

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