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"The negative theme about Obama's economic record is winning out right now; at the same time, so is the argument that Mitt Romney is a callous business man and a wealthy elitist."

The first statement is based in fact, the second "argument" in conjecture...

I'm hoping Americans vote accordingly...

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Most wealthy elitists don't give $4 million to charity...his church recommends a 10% tithe...he gave 19%...he also has contributed 28 years of public service for free. His business record shows he has the ability to turn business around and not sacrifice jobs as the means of doing so. He is one of America's hopes for an economic recovery force. Perhaps he can also inspire, instead of divide, America's Congress and do so with a collaborative styled leadership. The incumbent has successfully branded the American people to their incomes dividing the nation into classes. This mindset is antithesis to the American tradition but not to the Incumbent's perspective of flattening entrepreneurial success.

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** The US Economy has not improved via Obamas policies and actions,it has become stagnent at best and is declining. Romney does not have a record of being a callus man,just ythe opposite,he gives to charity and has done far more to help those less fortunate than himself than Obama by ten fold..Obama does not even contribute to his own blood relitives well being. He has a brother living in a hut in an african slum that he refuses to even aknowledge..obama has an aunt also living on the streets in an african slum...His call for share the wealth and his chiding of others that we are all our brothers keepers.Obama is the epitomy of a hypocatic fool.

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wow, will my comments be killed on here. after hearing what i have been hearing it, seems that no one has made a point about obama being held down by the republicans that are still in office that, were on the bush team. why has congress not passed any of the laws that the president has put forth. most people that make dumb comments do not really live in the thick of the crap............................................

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Obama inherited the mess. It's all easy to blame Obama, but very short-sighted. This was Bush's fault, and then with the Republicans blocking him at every turn - caring more about opposing him than the good of the country - it's no wonder things are going badly. No one but rich, white, straight Christian people will benefit from Romney in office.

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Did I say people? I meant men. If Romney wins, women can kiss their healthcare goodbye.

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Wow, politics sure brings out the ignorance in people.

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@Sylvester @Aliasis

seems that no one has made a point about obama being held down by the republicans that are still in office that, were on the bush team. why has congress not passed any of the laws that the president has put forth. most people that make dumb comments do not really live in the thick of the crap............................................

Obama inherited the mess. It's all easy to blame Obama, but very short-sighted. This was Bush's fault, and then with the Republicans blocking him at every turn - caring more about opposing him than the good of the country - it's no wonder things are going badly. No one but rich, white, straight Christian people will benefit from Romney in office.

Obama did inherent a huge mess, and was voted in on a big wave of change, but that change never happened. Obama never got the unemployment rate under 8% at the time, he controlled all branches of government, the Presidency, the House and the Senate, the Dems had it all and what happened? Spending went way up

1)Obama Lies about ObamaCare not being a Tax;

Obama INSISTED to George Stephanopoulos during an interview that that his health care plan WAS NOT A TAX! YET his lawyers argued to the Supreme Court that his health care plan was not a mandate, and rather a tax. One more proof of this man's despicable character or lack there of.

2)‘You Didn’t Build That’;

Obama's pro big-government, anti-small business speach has our Silver-Tongued President attempting to clarify the ‘You Didn’t Build That’ speech. His blog buddies are attempting to blame Fox News and others for taking this out of context, however a full reading of this speech is EXTREMELY OFFENSIVE as a small business owner. One line form the speech certainly was not true for any of my small business success: "There was a great teacher somewhere in your life" Sorry Mr. Obama, it was a teacher that destroyed my life with her using me as an example of what a failure looks like (this haunted me through all my school years as I was teased mercilessly about this. See; My Bio). This is NOT to label all teachers, but it certainly was not a teacher that helped me with any success whatsoever!

3)Obama Delays Keystone Pipeline;

The Obama Administration delayed until after the 2012 elections the construction of the $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline that would bring in more than 700,000 barrels of oil per day from Alberta, Canada, to the Texas Gulf coast. The result is delay of access to easy imports from Canada, the creation of thousands of jobs (even if short term), the generation of revenue for the states where the pipeline passes, less dependence upon foreign oil from less than friendly nations in the Middle East and Venezuela (these last two reasons should be a "no brainer" for anyone other than Obama, Harry Reid, or Nancy Pelosi (even the unions support this pipeline!!)

4) Obama Sends Weapons Contract to Foreign Corp. with Ties to Iran & Soros;

The Obama Administration is blocking Wichita Kansas based Hawker Beechcraft from bidding on a Weapons Contract and instead is sending the contract for the previous Beechcraft AT-6 to Brazil-based Embraer’s Super Tucano military aircraft. Embraer is a company with Ties to Iran & George Soros.

5) Obama’s total refusal to take ANY, ANY responsibility for his actions

His lies about the budgetand constant blaming of Bush rather than taking any responsibility at all for his hand in the budget deficit and terrible economy:

For Fiscal Year 2009, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid bypassed George Bush entirely, passing continuing resolutions to keep government running until Barack Obama could take office. At that time, they passed a massive omnibus spending bill to complete the FY 2009 budgets. And where was Barack Obama during this time? He was a member of that very Congress that passed all of these massive spending bills, and he signed the omnibus bill as President to complete FY 2009.

If the Obama & the Democrats inherited any deficit, it was the Fiscal Year 2007 deficit, the last of the Republican budgets. That deficit was the lowest in five years, and the fourth straight decline in deficit spending. After that, Democrats in Congress took control of spending, and that includes Barack Obama, who voted for the budgets. If Obama inherited anything, he inherited it from himself.

6) Debt Ceiling fiasco of 2011;

While the liberal media has done a good job of pinning this on Republicans and the Tea Party in particular, the blame lies squarely at his feet as he refused any real plan that would cap the debt ceiling as per Moody's, Standard & Poors, etc.

Any honest research will show that the August 2011 down grade and stock market crash could have been avoided if the Obama and his dishonest colleagues such as Harry Reid had accepted "Cut Cap, & Balance"

I could on and on. The Republicans were irrelevant during the first 2 years of the Obama admin. They had NO POWER and were totally and literally non-existent, but after failing so bad and his borrowing and out of control spending and his war on small Business and Entrepreneur, this was the underlying reason for the rise of the "tea party" and the reason why the "House" lost in 2010, NOT the Republicans, the PEOPLE threw the Dems out, even Obama admitted he got a "Shellacking" So if you want to blame Bush for the start of rolling the ball, fine, true enough, but Obama is just making it worst, when he didn't have to, but his ego and his unwillingness to reach between the aisle and to compromise the way Clinton did makes Obama the worst and most difficult President the country has ever had in history.

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