Not the economy? GOP campaign focuses elsewhere

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  • Say No to BO Mapleton, UT
    Oct. 11, 2011 1:15 p.m.

    I find it ironic that the media creates all these distractions (Perry and the rock, Romney and the cult, Cain and his race...) to keep them from discussing the real issues.

  • Brother Chuck Schroeder A Tropical Paradise USA, FL
    Oct. 10, 2011 6:39 p.m.


    How Well Do You Know Your Romney?

    Have To Know Now?

    Skip the quiz and get the facts. On Roe V. Wade

    Which of the following statements has Mitt made?

    "I believe that since Roe v. Wade has been the law for 20 years that we should sustain and support it. And I sustain and support that law and the right of a woman to make that choice."

    "And that is why, as a pro-life Republican, I am in favor of having the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade."

    All of the above

    Next Answer: All of the above.

    Obama in 2012?.

    We'll see.

  • Brother Chuck Schroeder A Tropical Paradise USA, FL
    Oct. 10, 2011 6:30 p.m.

    GOP campaign focuses elsewhere, with their head in the sand?.

    Here's how "the RINO's all lie". Herman Cain, a one-time pizza magnate and tea party conservative, is surging in GOP polls, (wow, a whole 12 percent from zero), partly because of his unabashed criticism of the Wall Street protests. Although the protests left many GOP contenders tongue-tied at first as they tried to gauge which way the wind was blowing, Cain didn't hesitate in condemning the incipient protests as an attack on American capitalism. He accused the anti-Wall Street protesters of being jealous of other people's money and turning themselves into victims. First off, no one likes your Pizza, secondly, it's the Koch Brother's that are turning themselves into victims, not the the Wall Street protesters. That's why I say "tax the rich" until they bleed out from their billions. Then we the people will put them all on min wage. Not, that's true "American capitalism", trickle down chump change, while we all rot. ONE MORE THING - Important: Do You Support Pres. Obama's Re-Election? Vote Here Now!.

    Push 1.) for YES

    Push 2.) for maybe

    Push 3.) depends how much more "the RINO's will lie".

  • Rifleman Salt Lake City, Utah
    Oct. 10, 2011 5:48 p.m.

    "xscribe | 4:45 p.m. Oct. 10, 2011 "
    "They know that if ...... the economy gets gets worse they can blame Obama"

    When Obama told the GOP "We don't mind the Republicans joining us. They can come for the ride, but they gotta sit in back" it probably didn't help his cause. When you belittle someone don't act surprised when they don't give you a helping hand.

  • xscribe Colorado Springs, CO
    Oct. 10, 2011 4:45 p.m.

    That's because they know that if the economy gets better, they can take credit; if it stays bad or gets worse, they can blame Obama!

  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 10, 2011 4:13 p.m.

    Now, what would be a good thing when Americans, are unemployed?

    *'Republicans kill Senate jobless aid measure' - By Andrew Taylor - AP - Published by DSNews - 06/24/10

    *'Senate Republicans - again - kill bill for jobless aid' - By Stephen Ohlemacher - AP - Published by DSNews - 06/30/10

    (After 2010 Midterms)

    *House GOP blocks bill to extend jobless benefits By Andrew Taylor AP 11/18/10

    Ok. No loans for private jobs. No unemployment.

    How about goverment jobs? 'Made in America?'

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

    Well, how did Mitt Romney do on 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...'

  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 10, 2011 4:10 p.m.

    How about the GOP tag line in 2010?

    'Jobs, jobs, jobs?'

    *Republicans block small business lending bill' - By Stephen Ohlemacher - AP - Published by DSNews - 07/29/10

    'The bill would create a $30 billion government fund to help community banks increase lending to small businesses...'

    *John Boehner: If GOP Cuts Cause Federal Job Losses...'So Be It' - Huffington Post - 02/15/11

    *'Hatch, Republicans challenge tax cut expiration' - By Becky Bruce, Deseret News - 12/01/10

    'WASHINGTON, D.C. Republicans in the U.S. Senate are drawing a line in the virtual sand, vowing to keep all legislation off the Senate floor unless Congress extends the Bush-era tax cuts...'

    *'Romney: God wants US to lead, not follow' - By Steve Peoples - AP - Published by DSNews - 10/07/11

  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 10, 2011 4:08 p.m.

    'Not the economy? GOP campaign focuses elsewhere' - Title

    This, is good strategy.

    Because while President Obama, who was born in Hawaii, poll numbers have been suffering on the economy....

    the GOP's history on the economy, is worse.

    As exampled by:

    "We've added, in the last eight years, $4 trillion of debt to the nation's obligations." Rahm Emanuel on Sunday, January 18th, 2009 in a news interview
    When Bush took office, the national debt was $5.73 trillion. When he left, it was $10.7 trillion. Politico

    *'Eight years in office, a $10.6 trillion debt' - By David M. Dickson - December 15, 2008 - Washington Times
    'President Bush has nearly doubled the national debt during his eight years in the White House.'

    *'Iraq war could cost taxpayers $2.7 trillion' - By David Goldman - CNN - 06/12/08
    '...told members of Congress that the war costs taxpayers about $430 million per day...'