#Romney whacks the #Left with another #Truth Stick! #Obama hit hardest #47percent #SecretRomneyTapeRevelations


Tonight, Mitt Romney responded to the Mother Jones “gotcha” video…The video the Left thought would catch Romney in a “gotcha” moment seems to be backfiring for them.

And Romney’s response is spot-on.  Obama’s policies are a failure and adds to the dependence in this country. Transcript of Romney’s response:

“Of course, there’s a very different approach of the two campaigns.  As I point out that among those that pay no tax, approximately 47% of Americans, I’m not likely to be highly successful with a message of lowering taxes.  That’s not as attractive to those who don’t pay income taxes as to those who do.  And likewise, those who are reliant on government are not as attractive to my message of slimming down the size of government… The president and I have two very different approaches to the future of America and what it takes to ignite our economy and put people back to work.  The president believes in what I describe as a government centered society. Where government plays a larger and larger role and plays more and more of the needs of individuals.  And, I happen to believe instead in a free enterprise, free individual society where people pursuing their dreams are able to employ one another, build enterprises, build the strongest economy in the world.  I happen to believe that my approach is the approach that will put 23 million people back to work again.

We’ve watched the approach of the president’s approach over the last 3 1/2 or 4 years.  And his government centric, larger and larger government approach has meant that we have 15 million more people on food stamps, 23 million people out of work or stopped looking for work, or underemployed.  We have had 43 straight months of unemployment above 8%.  And my view is the right approach for the nation is not to adopt a government centered approach but instead a free, free people, free enterprise, free market consumer driven approach and that will build the strongest economy for ourselves and for the coming generations.”

(Video is at bottom of this post)

As I’ve asked one leftist commenter previously

What part of Obama’s policies actually ENCOURAGE self-reliance rather than  dependency?
What part of Obama’s policies actually ENCOURAGE individual success and/or climbing OUT of poverty instead of a steady dependence on government?

The Left gets silent (or avoid answering the specific question) when asked to defend Obama’s disastrous policies.
Thankfully Romney was not silent in his excellent response.

Romney is a free enterprise, capitalist, pro-American who is for individual freedom and effort and the power of the people.
Obama is a central-planning, socialist, anti-American who is for government dependency and his own power.

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The Left up in arms about Romney’s truth talk: He says #Obama voters feel “entitled” and are dependent on government #SecretRomneyTapeRevelations


The Left is all apoplectic about Romney and his blunt assessment of the welfare state on steroids under Obama.

Mitt Romney described almost half of Americans as “dependent upon government” during a private reception with donors this year and said those voters were likely to support President Obama because they believe they are “entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it.”

The blunt political and cultural assessment by the Republican presidential candidate offers a rare glimpse into Mr. Romney’s personal views as the campaign enters its final 50 days. Liberals quickly condemned the remarks as insensitive, and Mr. Obama’s campaign accused him of having “disdainfully written off half the nation.”

HA!  Obama talks of disdain for half of the country?  Tell it to the “bitter clingers”, the “white folks”, the “rich”, and Christians, Mr. Obama!

Romney is right.  Dependency is a cancer on this country and Obama has hastened it along.

With 50% not paying income tax and within that 30% of earners receive money from the government (without paying taxes) AND with Obama wanting the top 1% of earners who already pay 71% of taxes to pay more  — Romney has a point as to who will vote for Obama….those who pay nothing.

With a record 47 million Americans— roughly 1 in 5 adults–receiving food stamps now…. AND Obama being responsible for the addition of 15 million of those recipients (about a 50% increase in his 4 years in office) — Romney has a point as to who will vote for Obama….those who have their food paid for by others courtesy of Obama.

When the Obama admin stops deportation and grants work permits allowing some 800,000 illegals (mostly Latino) to “stop fearing deportation” and stay in this country illegally – all done without any Congressional bill/approval – Romney has a point as to who will vote for Obama….those who are allowed to break the law and step ahead of others for work …courtesy of Obama.

When the Obama administration DEMANDS that we all pay for birth control and abortion meds for those who say they want government out of the bedroom, but want government dependency in the form of birth control – well, Romney has a point as to who will vote for Obama…..those who get FREE birth control so someone else pays for their lack of self-control.

Dependent upon government is what Romney said…where is he wrong?  50% pay no income taxes, 30% take others’ tax dollars while paying none, 47 million people (20% of adults) depend on government for food stamps, 800,000 who break the law depend on government in order to stay here and take our jobs; and millions of women now will be dependent on the government to get free birth control and abortions on someone else’s dime.

Those who are the Obama bandwagon — despite the facts – are just appalled that Romney would call out those who suck off the government; but where was all of this disdain when Obama said that a large majority of the country are “bitter” and “cling to their guns and religion” or when he said he believes there is a “point where you’ve made enough money” as if Obama is the arbiter of what we all should have and need.

Romney was spot-on….the truth hurts…dependency is NOT an American value, but is a policy of the Obama administration.

Even better – Obama’s disastrous Presidency- in video form!


(Hat tip: Ace of Spades)

Obama’s disastrous Presidency – in graphic form


This chart needs no commentary or introduction. Please spread it around. From John E. at Ace of Spades:

Newt rightfully hits back at the moderators and Ron Paul makes a little sense in Reagan GOP debate


Last night at the Republican debate at the Reagan Presidential Library two candidates had the best “sound bite” points of the night.

No, it wasn’t Rick Perry or Mitt Romney.

Oddly enough, it was two of the least likely candidates to win the nomination — Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul.

First, from Newt Gingrich, a forceful and accurate takedown of the media, Brian Williams-MSNBC, John Harris of Politico, and their biased questioning:

While honest debate and questioning is what debates are made of….I thought Newt was spot on in pointing out the methods used by the left-wing moderators in an effort to create the appearance of MAJOR differences between candidates where there may not be any.

From HotAir:

Greg Hengler (Townhall.com) brings us the clip from last night’s debate where Gingrich rips into NBC’s Brian Williams and Politico’s John Harris for their attempts to create rhetorical mountains out of insubstantial molehills of differences in the policy positions between the GOP candidates, declaring himself uninterested in “puffing up” attempts to make Republicans fight each other in order to take the focus off of Barack Obama.

And Ron Paul, as it turns out, had the the last words of last nights debate…and it was one of the best rants he has made.  While discussing welfare, he spoke about the fact that it is wrong to assume that those who love and strive for liberty are not compassionate or caring.  And he made it clear that government is not the only entity that can effectively tackle the issue of the poor and welfare.

On this video, skip over to about the 11:54 mark and to hear the remark I am referring to.

Ron Paul is not the most articulate of the contenders, and often he is flat out wrong, but I give him his due on this one!

Funny of the Day: Archie Bunker is not happy with Obama


From Moonbattery:

After all these years, Archie Bunker still makes more sense than the moonbats who created him.

 

Oh…Awwwrrchie! That’s funny!

Obamaville, USA…..


The Theme Song for Recovery Summer…..

SPOT ON!

(H/T: Pledge of Renewal)