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Month: May 2012

May 7, 2012
The Life of Mitt

Conservatives this week were quick to mock the Obama campaign's "The Life of Julia," an online slideshow highlighting how government investments in education, health care, small business and retirement security help enable the children of working families to climb the ladder of social mobility. Republican critics dismissed that common path to the middle class as […]

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May 5, 2012
Infallible Bush Team Accuses Obama of Playing Bin Laden Blame Game

Desperate to deny President Obama any credit for the daring Bin Laden operation in Pakistan that George W. Bush, John McCain and Mitt Romney were on record as having opposed, veterans of Dubya's administration and their right-wing water carriers are trying a new and similarly despicable tactic. Obama, former Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Romney […]

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May 4, 2012
Mitt Romney is the Deadbeat Dad of Obamacare

Discussing the Affordable Care Act with right-wing radio host Hugh Hewitt in March, Mitt Romney declared, "If I'm the godfather of this thing, then it gives me the right to kill it." But the former Massachusetts governor isn't merely promising to "kill it dead" at the national level. As it turns out, Romney's plan for […]

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May 3, 2012
Romney Sleeps Through 3 AM and 3 PM Phone Calls

When it comes to showing leadership on American national security, the past week has been a very bad one indeed for Mitt Romney. As the nation marked the one year anniversary of the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden, voters were reminded that five years ago Romney not only opposed then candidate Obama's call for […]

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May 2, 2012
Sorry, Mitt: If You Want to Live Like a Republican, Vote Democratic

Just days after telling college students to borrow money from their parents to start a business (advice his son Tagg took to the tune of $10 million), Mitt Romney offered voters another important lesson. As Romney explained in new video footage of a fundraiser held last month at the estate of pizza mogul John Schnatter: […]

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May 1, 2012
Growing Dissent in Israel Poses Challenge for Romney

"We will not have an inch of difference," Mitt Romney declared in January, "between ourselves and our ally Israel." While that unprecedented pandering may have helped Romney slightly narrow the massive Democratic edge among Jewish voters, the cost of his blank check to his good friend Benjamin Netanyahu is starting to rise. In just the […]

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Jon Perr
Jon Perr is a technology marketing consultant and product strategist who writes about American politics and public policy.

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