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    "The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor." ~Voltaire.

      When Mitt Romney was 19 years old, he escaped to France for 3 years, to dodge the Vietnam Draft.  Even though Romney supported the Vietnam Draft for other people, Romney, being an adult, willingly, knowingly and with forethought found refuge in France for 3 years so that he would not be drafted.

      Yet, yesterday, Mitt Romney and his team, began to attack President Obama because he lived in a foreign country when he was 6 years old through 10 years old.  Yesterday Romney said that President Obama's Economic Policies are "extraordinarily foreign."  

      However, if you look at Mitt Romney's policies, his policies mimic 18th century French Aristocratic Economic Policy which Romney learned when he lived in France: Only affluent children get an education, Low taxes on rich, low wages for the working class and military expansion.

GEORGE ROMNEY INFLUENCED BY SLUMS IN SCOTLAND
      Mitt Romney's father, George Romney moved to Scotland when he was 19 years.  George Romney said his policies where shaped after living in that Glasgow, Scotland, slum and witnessing the abject poverty and hopelessness.  

GEORGE ROMNEY: "The time I spent in Scotland slums meant more to me in developing my career than any other experience."

~Tom Mahoney (1960) "The Story of George Romney", pp. 73–76.

    Did Mitt Romney's life of living in a French Palace develop and shape his Policies and ideology?

ROMNEY LEARNED FRENCH ARISTOCRATIC ECONOMICS WHILE LIVING IN FRANCE:
     Everyone knows Romney supported and protested for the United States to continue drafting young men to be sent to fight/die in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

     But, when it was Mitt's turn to possibly be drafted, he ran away from America as fast as he could and found refuge in France where he lived in a "Palace" staffed by two servants – a Spanish chef and a houseboy named Jose.  

     Romney immersed himself among the French for three years.  Romney, so it appears, even learned and emulated 18th Century French Aristocratic Economic Policy at Bain.

FRENCH ARISTOCRATIC ECONOMICS AND BAIN.
     The motto for French Aristocratic Economic Policy is: The rich get richer and the poor get poorer.    

     At Bain, Mitt Romney was responsible for destroying American families by shipping their jobs to sweatshops overseas.  So that Mitt Romney could personally profit millions and, at the same time, make sure the rich would get richer and the poor would get poorer.

     Romney's goal was never to "create jobs" as his sole job was to "create wealth" and, as Voltaire said, "The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor."  Romney was going to provide America with an 'abundant supply of the poor' by shipping their jobs to sweatshops overseas.

     Yes, Mitt Romney's Bain Approach was to emulate the French Aristocratic Economic Policies by helping to provide America with an abundant supply of the poor so that he, and his friends could get richer.

ROMNEY's FRENCH ARISTOCRATIC ECONOMIC POLICIES:
      Romney's French Economic Policies can be seen in Romney's Policies he is running on as a candidate for President:
      On Education:

     French Aristocratic Economic Policy: Only children of the noble class can be educated.
      Mitt Romney: "Borrow money from your parents if you want an education.
     On Taxation for the Rich:
    French Aristocratic Economic Policy: Low to no taxes on the rich.

     Mitt Romney: The Top 1% and Top 0.1% need an even bigger Tax Cut than the Tax Cut Bush/Cheney gave.

     On Taxation for the Poor:
    French Aristocratic Economic Policy: Peasants pay the highest taxes.

     Mitt Romney: Taxes are raised on those earning less than a meager $40,000.00 per year.

     Feeding the Very Poor:
    French Aristocratic Economic Policy: Forget about the poor, let them eat crumbs.

     Mitt Romney: Cut food stamps, cut free lunch program, Cuts in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program all of which will throw 13 million very poor low-income people off the food program rolls.

     Wages for the Workers:
    French Aristocratic Economic Policy: Keep wages low on peasants and fire them if they grumble.

    Mitt Romney: "I like being able to fire people who provide services for me"  Also, in March 2012, Mitt told Larry Kudlow he "does not support raising the minimum wage."

 

      Military Expansionism:

      French Aristocratic Economic Policy: France expanded its military and controlled many countries around the globe.

     Mitt Romney: Romney hired Bush/Cheney Foreign Policy Advisers and Mitt wants to invade Iran.

ROMNEY CHOSE TO ESCAPE TO FRANCE:
     Fact is, when Romney was 19 years old, he made an adult decision to drop out of college.  At that time, Romney had more adult choices to make
-- Romney could either back up his support for sending US Troops to Vietnam and join the US Forces in Vietnam,
         or
-- Romney could escape America and find refuge in France so as not to risk being drafted and/or sent to the Vietnam War.

     Face it, Romney could have done his missionary work in France after he got back from the Vietnam War.  After all, the Mormon Church lets adult-men between 18-25 years of age become Missionaries.

ROMNEY'S FOREIGN INFLUENCE:
      Utah did not become a state until 1896.  Being a Territory and not a State, the people of Utah had privileges, rights, and immunities of the citizens of the United States. but the people of Utah could not participate in political power; they did not share in they became a state. Also, being a Territory and not a state, the people of Utah were subject to follow Federal laws passed by Congress.

      There is no evidence that Romney's great-great grandfather ever became a US Citizen as he escaped the Territory of Utah in 1885 to deep within Mexico, Chihuahua, before Utah ever became a State.  

      There is no evidence Mitt Romney's great-grandfather ever became a US Citizen as he, too, escaped the Territory of Utah in 1880's to deep within Mexico, Chihuahua, before Utah ever became a State.  In Mexico, Romney's great-great grandfather and great grandfather founded the Mormon colony in Colonia Dublán, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico in 1885.

GEORGE ROMNEY's MOVED TO SCOTLAND:

      Mitt Romney's father, George Romney, was born in Mexico and dropped out of the US Presidential race before his Naturalized Citizenship status became an issue.

      Romney's great-grand father and father escaped Mexico to avoid the Mexican Revolution.  Mitt's father moved to England when he was 19 years old and then Scotland.  

      Mitt Romney's dad, George told author George Harris:

George Romney: "The abject poverty and hopelessness I saw in Scotland affected me greatly, and I temporarily suffered a crisis of faith"

~ George Harris, (1967). Romney's Way: A Man and an Idea pp 76-77


GEORGE ROMNEY's GOOD FRIEND SAUL ALINSKY:

     Eventually, Romney's father moved back to the United States where he became Governor of Michigan.  As Governor, George Romney sought and took advice from Saul Alinsky.  It is documented that Saul Alinsky and George Romney became good friends and Alinsky's advice helped Romney in Governing the State of Michigan.

     Ultimately George Romney ran for US President and supported, and called on, all candidates for President should release 12 years of their filed Income Tax Returns.

ROMNEY's DOG WHISTLE:

       Yet yesterday, in desperation, Mitt Romney accused President Obama's economic policies as "extraordinarily foreign."  

      Mitt Romney is a pathological liar who will say and do anything to become President of the United States.  

       Based on the stuff I've outlined herein, it is my opinion that Mitt Romney is in no position to use the fearmongering technique: "he lived in a foreign country when he was 6years old" against President Obama since Mitt Romney willingly and with forethought escaped to France at age 19 and lived there for 3 years to avoid being Drafted into the Vietnam War.

      In my opinion, Mitt Romney is the polar opposite of his father.  Also, in my opinion Mitt Romney's life in the French Palace shaped his policies to mimic French Aristocratic Policies.

SIDE NOTE ON VOLTAIRE:
      Voltaire knew a lot about the French Aristocratic Rule where the rich got richer and the poor got poorer as he lived in France during that time.  Voltaire did not approve of French Aristocratic Economics and became famous writing several books symbolizing the horrors of such policies, my personal favorite: "Candide."

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  •  George Romney's citizenship (3+ / 0-)
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    Crabby Abbey, MKSinSA, raster44

    George Romney did not have to be naturalized. He was entitled to citizenship by birth even though he was born in Mexico. Both parents were U.S. citizens.

    What may have been called into question was whether he was a "natural born" citizen eligible to serve as president.

  •  Since it's your headline (2+ / 0-)
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    Melanie in IA, MKSinSA

    check your spelling

  •  Good diary! (2+ / 0-)
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    Melanie in IA, SoCaliana

    but fix the typo in the title!

  •  You ... (1+ / 0-)
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    glorificus

    ..misspelled the word "foreign" in your diary title.

    But, yes.  Romney is a draft-dodging coward. Breaking news, huh?

    Just like his sons.

    I'm sure I could Google several instances of the Romney boys cheering on Bush/Cheney's Iraq fiasco, but being the good, rich Republicans they are, they were too chickenshit to join up & do their patriotic duty.

    Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate. ~ Proverbs 22:22

    by wyvern on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 09:26:08 AM PDT

  •  Pity He Didn't Learn Health Care There nt (0+ / 0-)

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 09:40:38 AM PDT

  •  Mitt didn't shit in his pants for 30 days (1+ / 0-)
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    raster44

    and not bathe, like fellow draft-dodging chickenhawk...

    Ted Nugent:

    In a July 15, 1990, Detroit Free Press interview, Nugent crowed about how he managed to dodge the draft. He claims that 30 days before his draft board physical, he disavowed personal hygiene. The last ten days he ingested nothing but junk food and Pepsi, and with a week to go until the physical, he stopped using the bathroom altogether. When the big day came, he had been living in excrement-caked and urine-stained pants. Always the hero, however, Nugent reassured the Free Press, “But if I would have gone over there, I’d have been killed, or I’d have killed all the Hippies in the foxholes. I would have killed everybody.”
  •  Is there a ready source for the Romney -Alinsky (2+ / 0-)
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    glorificus, raster44

    link? That would be a great one to throw in the right wingers' faces.

  •  Funny, thinking back...1965.... (0+ / 0-)

    I had dropped out of college and was supporting my Mother and I working in the steel mill after Dad died and Mom had a breakdown. I had lost my school deferment. 1A now and was drafted short haste but 3 months after reclassification. I had many possible ways to delay or get new deferment or become unavailable for military. Use political connections (one call to Congressman Smith and he could have arranged something - as he was my sponsor for lodge), I had a bum knee from football and to this day, go back to college (could have dragged that out to five additional years), move to Canada and marry Ontario Senator's daughter who had wanted to marry me since we were children, just move to Canada as had connections and live as Canada always wanted immigrants then (twenty minute drive to Canada as we partied there all the time and it would be like moving to Lockport), join the Army Reserves and serve six months + weekend a month for 8 years (this cost $250 as a bribe to company clerk to get moved to top of list), or join the Mormon Church and go on a mission to a foreign land like Canada. Mormon Church golden tablets were found but a 100 miles away so that should help get in I assume based on being born close to them and their glow shined on my birth. Actually these recommendations were from my buddies as some had faced the same decision previously.

    Reality was that I had a quiet dinner with my family, said goodbye to them at the Central Terminal for NYC RR and went off to serve my calling.


    ObamaCares RomneyScares Mitt Rmoney Has A Koch Problem!

    by raster44 on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 12:22:40 PM PDT

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