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Romney said

by James Denison / November 4, 2012 4:49 AM PST

Romney said about an hour ago in his Ohio speech, that "Obama insists that real change can only come from outside of the government, so let's make sure he gets that chance!"

Bravo to Romney!

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So I understand ...
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 4, 2012 4:59 AM PST
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you don't want the changes Romney will bring? I really had the impression you wanted him inside the government.

My tip for you: vote Obama, so Romney can make the real change from outside. Bravo to you!

Kees

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Why would I follow Obama's erroneous advice?
by James Denison / November 4, 2012 5:22 AM PST
In reply to: So I understand ...

If he thinks things can be done better on the outside, let him get outside.

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Response
by JP Bill / November 4, 2012 5:35 AM PST
Romney, campaigning against longtime Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) in 2007, took the opposite position . "So he certainly has political skill, but I believe that at this time, to change Washington, it would be helpful to have somebody who comes with more private sector skill, experience outside Washington.said, I don't think you change Washington from the inside. I think you change it from the outside."
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It's a good advice.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 4, 2012 5:37 AM PST

In socialist countries, the government decides all.

In the USA the influence of the federal government is much smaller, and still smaller if the Republicans have the power. So, if the government does less, others do more. I really thought you wanted a small powerless government and a large powerful private sector. But now you say that's a bad idea. Amazing.

Kees

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Actually it doesn't matter so much who is in power
by Roger NC / November 4, 2012 5:53 AM PST
In reply to: It's a good advice.

as far as government intrustion.

It just makes a difference in what areas the government intrudes most.

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I didn't say nor imply
by James Denison / November 4, 2012 6:49 AM PST
In reply to: It's a good advice.

anything like that, but rather than continue on since I can see how utterly confused you are on it, I'll let you believe whatever you want.

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I guess well find out tuesday
by TechmoB74 / November 5, 2012 12:59 AM PST

Is anyone else sick of all the he said she said bull crap. I can't wait till tuesday so that this could be over.

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I'll need to find some other way
by Steven Haninger / November 5, 2012 2:19 AM PST

to get the exercise I'm getting running to and from the phone. Yes, I have a land line...for those who remember them.

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ringing off the charger today
by James Denison / November 5, 2012 8:37 AM PST

I've been answering a few with local area code.

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You really
by Glenda. / November 5, 2012 2:17 AM PST
In reply to: So I understand ...

did not understand what Romney said. He was quoting Obama "Obama insists that real change can only come from outside of the government," this was Obama, So in reply to that statement, Romney said "so let's make sure he gets that chance!" In other words GET him, Obama OUT of Washington!

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He was quoting Obama
by JP Bill / November 5, 2012 2:58 AM PST
In reply to: You really

AND Obama was quoting Romney

But the suggestion that Romney is politically shrewd enough to cut through the partisanship and rigors of Washington at the same time that he's suggesting he's the candidate who can bring change to it seems to be a fine line. Asked that question early this afternoon, he explained to reporters: "Probably my best capability is in building a good team and working with people within that team and across the aisle to get the job done, and I'm not trying to take away from somebody else. They may have their skills. Sen. McCain has been there in Washington 27 years. So he certainly has political skill, but I believe that at this time, to change Washington, it would be helpful to have somebody who comes with more private sector skill, experience outside Washington. I don't think you change Washington from the inside. I think you change it from the outside."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/20/mitt-romney-change-washington_n_1901523.html

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Romney heard?.................................Obama said....
by JP Bill / November 4, 2012 5:42 AM PST
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Once again, Mitt Romney is trying to take the heat off himself by taking the President's words wildly out of context. That's twice in just 48 hours, which sets a new record in desperation. What the President said today is no different than what he has been saying for many years - that change comes from outside Washington, not inside. When Americans came together and stood up to special interests, we reformed health care, cut taxes for the middle class and put in new rules for Wall Street. And, that's why we have elections. Mitt Romney apparently doesn't believe that change comes from the American people. Maybe that's because he has written off half the country in this election, and has repeatedly demonstrated that he's incapable of standing up to the extreme right wing of the Republican Party—even if it's in our national interest.

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(NT) "It's in our national interest." OUR???? from YOU?
by TONI H / November 4, 2012 5:51 AM PST
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(NT) It's cut and paste..........................It's "what I do"
by JP Bill / November 4, 2012 5:52 AM PST
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Cut and paste election tactics
by northgate64 / November 4, 2012 8:44 AM PST

is what this entire campaign seems to have been about....just caught a Romney in PA speech from today and thought maybe someone handed him O's OH talking points.....also stopped to shop after church and customer in front of me told cashier "you're gonna vote on two choices Tuesday....it's either race or religion....your choice"....I left my items on the counter and exited before my Marine training kicked in.....

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(NT) Remember *all your training*, yeah it's hard sometimes
by Willy / November 4, 2012 8:57 PM PST
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he didn't link it
by Roger NC / November 4, 2012 5:56 AM PST

but that was from an Obama campaign person.

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Response
by JP Bill / November 4, 2012 6:13 AM PST
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(NT) LOL! HE really seems to think HE has a say in our politics!
by Glenda. / November 5, 2012 2:18 AM PST
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RE: HE really seems to think HE has a say in our politics!
by JP Bill / November 5, 2012 3:03 AM PST

Romney heard?.................................Obama said....

HE IS the President.


It wasn't "JP Bill said."

Glasses or reading skills?

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meaning
by James Denison / November 5, 2012 8:39 AM PST

your opinion as a Canadian concerning our election is of little value compared to our opinion backed by our ability to vote in the election.

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(NT) Thank you James
by Glenda. / November 5, 2012 8:44 AM PST
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Like I said
by JP Bill / November 5, 2012 11:03 AM PST
In reply to: meaning

It wasn't "JP Bill said."

Glasses or reading skills?

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