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U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney addresses supporters during his Wisconsin and Maryland primary night rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 3, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Hauck (UNITED STATES  - Tags: POLITIC
I love my tax returns like I love my children, except I'll happily show you my children. (Reuters)
So the Romney camp has decided on their response to his tax return problems: accuse Barack Obama of not being American enough. The exact logic of this escapes me, although it seems to revolve around the notion that saying anything bad about any businessman, ever, is a very un-American thing to do. To be fair, Republicans have felt that way for quite a few years now. Corporations are people, and the economy is run for benefit of the market titans, and voting is a privilege, not a right, and questioning your business overlords is the path towards Kenyan Marxist Communist Hitlerism. Now eat your Freedom Fries and shut up already.

I suppose the irony of this is probably wasted on the right people, then, but we can certainly enjoy it:

When Mitt Romney launched Bain Capital in 1984, he struggled at first to raise enough money for the untested venture. Old-money families like the Rothschilds turned down the young Boston consultant.

So he and his partners tapped an eclectic roster of investors, raising more than a third of their first $37-million investment fund from wealthy foreigners.

Oh noes! Mitt Romney's vast wealth was bankrolled by foreigners! Foreigners who weren't even American! Those are the worst kind of foreigners! Well, the worst kind of foreigners would probably be ones who later got convicted of stock fraud, but Mitt managed to inadvertently score that one too:
Records show the first investment in Bain Capital — $1.25 million in June 1984 — was in the name of Jean Overseas Ltd., registered in Panama by Marcel Elfen, a Swiss money manager. Later, the investment was doubled.

The Panamanian shell company apparently was a vehicle for [Jack] Lyons, the British businessman and philanthropist.

... who worked as a consultant for Bain for the next six years until he was convicted for unrelated fraud. I don't know what this world is coming to when you can't trust fabulously wealthy people operating Panamanian shell companies.

Now, I think we can all agree that there is nothing Republicans hold more dear than money. Money is speech, money is freedom, money is liberty, money is your vote, money is the thing that makes you better than the lower-class people who were too stupid to get born into rich families like decent folks should.

But I still don't quite understand the logic of why the guy who criticizes the guy who made his money by collecting offshore money and using it to offshore jobs via his company's innovative ideas in the lucrative new field of offshoring while offshoring the profits in offshore accounts is the one who needs to be more American. If I didn't know better I'd begin to suspect that maybe the Mitt Romney campaign is just staffed by assholes. Which is ridiculous, because assholes can be hired at much cheaper prices in other countries, and Mitt would usually be all over something like that.

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  •  Shorter version: (7+ / 0-)

    If Mitt loves money, and Mitt loves America, why doesn't he want them always together?

    Après le thé, le déluge. -- Glenn Beck, aka Napoleon XIV

    by mspicata on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:35:08 PM PDT

  •  GOP blocks "Bring Jobs Home Act" (22+ / 0-)

    Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked an "insourcing" bill from Democrats that would have ended tax breaks for companies that move jobs overseas.

    http://thehill.com/...

    "Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed." -- Vaclav Havel

    by greendem on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:35:27 PM PDT

  •  Nobody (11+ / 0-)

    -- but nobody -- does snark better than Hunter.

  •  Shorely, you can't be serious? (4+ / 0-)
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    Mayfly, JeffW, madgranny, Matt Z

    I am serious. And don't call me Shorely!

    Best-selling true crime author Corey Mitchell. Please, buy my books!

    by liquidman on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:36:50 PM PDT

  •  Even assholes are cheaper overseas?? (6+ / 0-)

    We are doomed.

    Was a cold and dark December when the banks became cathedrals...

    by althea in il on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:38:25 PM PDT

  •  If Mitt had wanted you onshore people to know, (13+ / 0-)

    he wouldn't have moved it all offshore.   See, this is what the Republicans mean by you people not understanding business.  All good businessmen know that only an idiot keeps his money in the US, which by the way is the greatest country in the world despite the fact it's not good enough for Mitt's money.

    SCANDAL: Bush Supreme Court nominee Roberts upholds Romney's individual mandate! Another politically motivated decision!

    by Inland on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:38:26 PM PDT

  •  I'll meet him halfway (1+ / 0-)
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    Mayfly

    and phone in my questions form offshore
    and then he will no doubt be all happy happy joy joy .

    "Drop the name-calling." Meteor Blades 2/4/11

    by indycam on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:39:54 PM PDT

  •  Brilliant diary, Hunter (8+ / 0-)

    Let's see if these themes penetrate the non- Daily Show and non- MSNBC "mainstream" Media

    "..The political class cannot solve the problems it created. " - Jay Rosen

    by New Rule on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:39:58 PM PDT

  •  Tax-dodger-in-chief... (5+ / 0-)
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    Mayfly, JeffW, blue aardvark, Mae, Matt Z

    sells your job to China and your soul to Grover Norquist.

  •  But our assholes (1+ / 0-)
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    are more qualified than their assholes, because they have MBA training and are naturally good at management and things.  So the rest of the world will do things and we'll handle all the assholery. It will be our specialty and everyone else will come to us when they need assholes.

    (I actually saw Tom Friedman make an argument like this once. For real.)

    The thing about quotes on the internet is you cannot confirm their validity. ~Abraham Lincoln

    by raboof on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:42:29 PM PDT

  •  Romney confident the media will help him to quell (1+ / 0-)
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    Mayfly

    these inquiries into his shady dealings.... And we saw an example of that today with some polls suggesting the public hasn't been moved by the Romney revelations of the past week.... The various news entities in the media has to keep things tight for their bottom line. They would keep the race tight if the President was running against a rusty nail....

  •  lol. nice. this was an exceptionaly funny diary. (4+ / 0-)
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    DRo, indie17, Panbanisha, Matt Z

    so long and thanks for all the fish

    by Anton Bursch on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:43:44 PM PDT

  •  Go Galt, Romney... (3+ / 0-)
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    blue aardvark, here4tehbeer, SallyCat

    ...now, or after you lose the election in November.

    We're not good enough for you or your money? More like you're no damned good for anything.

    Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

    by JeffW on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:44:23 PM PDT

  •  Quibble (0+ / 0-)
    Which is ridiculous, because assholes can be hired at much cheaper prices in other countries, and Mitt would usually be all over something like that.
    I think that the United States currently has a glut in the market for assholes, and thus they may be hired cheaply.

    In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'y a aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il y a toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

    by blue aardvark on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:44:57 PM PDT

  •  Of course Romney's campaign is filled with... (0+ / 0-)

    Assholes.  There's a reason why they only put out crap.  :)

    The most dangerous... programs, from a movement conservative's point of view, are the ones that work the best and thereby legitimize the welfare state. Krugman

    by BasharH on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:45:11 PM PDT

  •  Filthy Lucre (1+ / 0-)
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    DRo

    Instead of using the RICO (racketeering- think 'the mob') laws to go after people selling illegal plants, we should use them against guys like Rmoney. Seize his assets, throw him in jail, then sort it out (maybe) later.

    "Political ends as sad remains will die." - YES 'And You and I' ; -8.88, -9.54

    by US Blues on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:45:37 PM PDT

  •  Oh Mitt, Oh My!...eom (0+ / 0-)

    "May today be as great as yesterday, and tomorrow be greater than both!" Author, Sharon B.

    by secret38b on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:46:08 PM PDT

  •  It's a preemptive strike (0+ / 0-)

    of you are but what am I. If Mitt can make President Obama out to be un-American first he thinks he'll win. When he finally is forced to reveal his tax returns, which will show how he screwed America and what an unpatriotic dick he is to cheat on the taxes on his 1 billion dollars, he's already laid the groundwork that POTUS is more un-American than he is. Get it?
    He's retroactively taking us back to the 08 I was in the Alaska Independence Party but he palled around with domestic terrorists Sarah Palin strategery.

  •  It used to be the case (2+ / 0-)
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    Sue B, FiredUpInCA

    that you would be lectured harshly for saying anything untoward about our men and women in uniform. Now they can be openly booed for asking a presidential candidate a question regarding equality, while the men and women in suits are strictly off limits. Republicans are just nasty.

    •  Nowadays it's patriotic to (0+ / 0-)

      attack everything government tries to do, while the new "treason" is criticizing how business conducts itself. It's assumed that government can never do anything right and shouldn't try, but business is omniscient and infallible. You don't dare criticize mistakes by Big Business-- that's "unAmerican."

      Business is demanding absolute obedience and fawning deference, while denying it owes any accountability to society.

      So which is tyrannical-- the Federal Government, or Big Business? Which is more predatory? Which is showing less respect for our liberty? Could Hayek have overlooked that there could be more than one Road to Serfdom?

      •  The Road to Serfdom (0+ / 0-)
        Charles Koch invited Hayek to serve as the Institute for Humane Studies – then based in Menlo Park, California – “distinguished senior scholar” in preparation for its first conference on Austrian economics, to be held in June 1974. Hayek initially declined the offer, but accepted the position after Koch convinced him that he would receive Social Security and Medicare benefits.[38]
        - Wikipedia article on Hayek.
  •  Never a greater fraud for Prez than Willard Romney (0+ / 0-)
  •  So He's Asking To Be Questioned More? (0+ / 0-)

    OK, then, we'll really put the screws to your privileged ass.

    This head movie makes my eyes rain.

    by The Lone Apple on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:49:44 PM PDT

  •  All offshore who's going offshore nt (1+ / 0-)
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    Friend of the court

    Not blaming Bush for the mess we're in, is like not blaming a train engineer for a fatal train wreck because he's no longer driving the train.

    by JML9999 on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:50:58 PM PDT

  •  Begone Insolent Rabble! (1+ / 0-)
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    Sue B

    Do not dare question The Romney.  

    He wants to be President, and who are we attempt to find out if he deserves our votes, when he can just buy all the brainwashing ads he needs to smear his opponent with lies, and convince the gullible to vote for him?  

    And here I thought Bush was arrogant.  Mitt & Ann are the undisputed King and Queen of Hubris.

  •  Man, let's hope this doesn't go down to congress (1+ / 0-)
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    Panbanisha

    I mean, if there's a bigtime problem with our representatives and those that run for public office putting some of their money in offshore accounts...what do you think would happen if a research of our members of the House and Senate happened?

    Yeah...you know, of course.

    It's great politics, but, hopefully this doesn''t go further 'down the line".  We'll see some VERY red faces and some pretty embarrassing things, methinks.

    The truth is sometimes very inconvenient.

    by commonsensically on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:51:57 PM PDT

  •  And OF COURSE the LA Times is "the administration" (0+ / 0-)

    So when the Republican sniveling starts about Obama beating up on R-MONEY, just give the Republicans the FACTS (which they can NEVER handle).

    "The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave." -- Patrick Henry

    by BornDuringWWII on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 01:52:24 PM PDT

  •  Romney was even embarrassed (1+ / 0-)
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    Friend of the court

    when he was caught out praising Bernie Madoff as a great American businessman who was hounded into prison by socialists.

  •  not. (2+ / 0-)
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    Mayfly, Hunter

    "lower-class people who were too stupid to be born into rich families like decent folks should."
    perhaps:  too stupid to NOT be born into rich...

    anyway, great post!

  •  You are a funny man, Hunter. (1+ / 0-)
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    highfive

    And sometimes funny people are very insightful.

  •  This is just typical repug strategy. (0+ / 0-)

    Take the bad things you have done and blame your opponent for doing the very same things.  It fits neatly into the pundits parroting the idea that both sides are doing it.  
    I get the feeling that more of Rmoneys foreign dealings are about to come to light. Perhaps an Iranian type ghost is lurking around.

    •  The Thing Is, Both Sides Are Doing It (0+ / 0-)

      It fits neatly into the pundits parroting the idea that both sides are doing it.

      This is Gene Sperling, Important H1B Visa Power Broker. The H1B Guest Worker Visa Program is the vehicle thru which Domain Knowledge is offshored. Gene Sperling is Director of the National Economic Council under President Obama, and was National Economic Adviser to Bill Clinton.

      This is Diana Farrell. While at the McKinsey Institute Diana Farrell wrote

      Offshoring: Is it a win-win game?

      Offshoring brings substantial benefits to the global economy, and the lion’s share will likely go to the U.S. economy. Businesses can dramatically reduce costs and improve their competitive position and the economy can generate more output. As a result, offshoring is likely to increase in volume by 30 to 40 percent over the next 5 years. This will mean a loss of some 200,000 jobs a year in services over the next decade. Rather than shrink from this, U.S. policy and businesses need to reinforce the flexibility of the economy and soften the impact to those workers likely to be affected by offshoring. Given the large surplus generated from offshoring activities, doing so is highly feasible. By doing so, they will help ensure their own competitive interests and America’s. In doing so, they will create a win- win situation for the global economy.

      Chelsea Clinton was hired by the McKinsey Global Institute out of college.

      Diana Farrell is Deputy Director of the United States National Economic Council in the Obama Administration.

      In October 2011 Barack Obama sign so-called 'free trade' agreements with South Korea, Panama, and Colombia.

      Barack Obama voted for the Peru 'free trade' agreement

      Bill Clinton signed Most Favored Nation status with China, and the Obama administration will not label China a currency manipulator.

      Bill Clinton signed NAFTA

      Show me one speech to the American people post 2008 where Barack Obama has even used the word 'NAFTA'.

      CAFTA passed because of yea votes from the following Democratic Senators:

      Bingaman, N.M.
      Cantwell, Wash.
      Carper, Del.
      Feinstein, Calif.
      Lincoln, Ark.
      Murray, Wash.
      Nelson, Fla.
      Nelson, Neb.
      Pryor, Ark.
      Wyden, Ore

      The Obama administration is currently going balls out on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

      There are a lot avid 'free traders' on this blog, Markos included, and the Democratic Party moral outrage to offshoring is a very recent phenomenon.

      I won't be coming home tonight, my generation will put it right - Genesis 9:3

      by superscalar on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 03:20:37 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  and Enabled By Presidential Free Trade Job (0+ / 0-)

    Outsourcing Deals.

    Somehow.. for some odd inexplicable reason.. that last part just doesn't seem to get much focus, does it?

    How very odd.

    Oh - it's all fine a good to bash Job Offshoring, why it's becoming a favorite past time.

    But actually discussing the WHO and the WHAT which enables the off-shoring of American jobs?

    Why, nary a peep.

    I wonder why that is?

    Perhaps it's some great mystery.  

    Generally when there's a fire, people rush to put out the fire but then usually - after the fact - want to know what caused the fire to begin with.

    It seem to me - and I'm just talking out loud here, thinking outside the box if you will - if we wanted to truly stop the off-shoring of American Jobs....

    We might want to actually rail against the actual mechanism which makes it so that companies MUST outsource - or be beaten by those who will.

    What is that mechanism?

    Free Trade Treaties.

    And ONLY the President can create such treaties.  

    It doesn't start with the Senate.  

    It doesn't start with the House.

    Corporations can't simply create lawful Free Trade Job Outsourcing Treaties out of thin air.

    It requires FIRST the President to create a Free Trade Treaty and then have it ratified by the Senate.

    Who can force the President to create Free Trade Treaties?

    No one.

    It is the President's choice.  His Alone.

    Is It Time To Wake Up Yet?

    I voted for Change. Not Three Chiefs of Staff from Wall Street Banks. Not Bernanke, Summers, Geithner, Holder, Simpson, or a Monsanto Lobbyist. Not more Free Trade. Not more Patriot Act. Not defending Wall Street's Savvy Businessmen.

    by Johnathan Ivan on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 02:27:57 PM PDT

    •  There are other factors (0+ / 0-)

      like regulations and the tax code that can make 'Free' Trade treaties work.

      Democrats tried today to improve the situation:

      Under current law, companies can deduct the cost of moving people and equipment overseas from their taxes. S. 3364 would have eliminated that deduction, and created a new 20 percent tax credit for all costs associated with moving overseas jobs back to America.

      •  Great, Figure Out How To Move The Jobs Overseas (1+ / 0-)
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        Then figure out how to move them back, and put the bill for the whole fucking mess on the backs of the American people.

        And the whole time try to make me believe that the people who think all of this shit up, on both sides of the political spectrum, are somehow 'smart' and 'serious'.

        Horse . Shit .

        I won't be coming home tonight, my generation will put it right - Genesis 9:3

        by superscalar on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 04:23:35 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

        •  Thank you (0+ / 0-)

          for responding.  Do you not think there is anyway to create fair regulations, tax code rules, etc. within a 'free trade' agreement?

          I think these trade agreements help not only other developing nations, but also helps "to spur job growth as overseas markets for American goods expand, and lower-priced foreign goods help U.S. paychecks stretch further."

          "During the Bush administration, congressional Democrats never tired of finding reasons to oppose important free-trade pacts with South Korea, Colombia and Panama: The deals were too unfriendly to U.S. automakers, they complained, or they didn't protect against human rights abuses, or they failed to guarantee that foreign companies wouldn't undercut American competitors by underpaying their workers. Under President Obama, the agreements have been renegotiated to erase nearly all those objections, and they finally seemed poised for approval. Except now it's Republicans who are standing in the way."

          http://articles.latimes.com/...

          •  Sure (1+ / 0-)
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            Do you not think there is anyway to create fair regulations, tax code rules, etc. within a 'free trade' agreement?

            Yes, they are called tariffs. Throughout most of the history of the U.S. there was no income tax, there were tariffs on imported goods. Also you make the trade agreement about trade, and not about wage arbitrage and corporate profits.

            and lower-priced foreign goods help U.S. paychecks stretch further

            And the way that you afford them is to arbitrage wage costs. How do you ship the job offshore to cheaper labor, or import cheaper labor to the job, and at the same time increase wages?

            You cannot have lower prices, disposable everything, and have higher wages and a higher standard of living at the same point in time and space.

            Finally, you assume that if the U.S. ships the job overseas, or ships the raw goods overseas and imports the finished goods, whatever, that something has been 'traded'. Nothing has been 'traded' and 'free trade' agreements are largely not about trade, they are about the rules governing foreign direct investment.

            I won't be coming home tonight, my generation will put it right - Genesis 9:3

            by superscalar on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 06:03:52 PM PDT

            [ Parent ]

          •  Rethuglicans in the way? (0+ / 0-)

            Surely you aren't talking about Obama's Columbia Free Trade Deal?  (I'm sure Columbia's human rights abuses have just vanished under the Dems)?

            Of course Columbia did promise to enact laws making illegal to murder union organizers.  

            That last wasn't a joke!  They really did!

            Give me a fucking break.

            Free Trade = Job Offshoring.  Period.

            Why else would corporations push for it?

            It's Bullshit.

            And the fact that its Obama doing it is all the more horrible.  

            As for all that happy talk on respecting workers / workers' rights.. yeah.  Sure.  

            We can't even regulate our own fucking industries in America (Massy Energy, anyone?  Enron?  Citi?  Capital One?  Etc..etc) and there are actually people who think we will enforce protections in foreign countries?

            What. The. Fuck.

            I voted for Change. Not Three Chiefs of Staff from Wall Street Banks. Not Bernanke, Summers, Geithner, Holder, Simpson, or a Monsanto Lobbyist. Not more Free Trade. Not more Patriot Act. Not defending Wall Street's Savvy Businessmen.

            by Johnathan Ivan on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 06:57:18 PM PDT

            [ Parent ]

      •  Question: (0+ / 0-)
        Under current law, companies can deduct the cost of moving people and equipment overseas from their taxes.
        So even without the nice tax "bonus" for off-shoring... it would still remain profitable to off-shore, correct?

        Since the tax write-off is a one time deal... that means that after it is used.. the profit continues.

        In essence, the tax write-off is just the icing on the cake.

        Revoking it.. would not change the bottom line equation that off-shoring to cheaper labor is profitable.

        Question #2:

        Which is more important in off-shoring:  One time benefit (tax bonus), OR, the continual non-expiring cheaper labor?

        Answer:  The labor equation, of course.

        And what enables this labor equation?

        Free Trade Job Outsourcing.

        Which is solely the power of the President to create.

        And the fact that Obama (like Clinton) loves him some Free Trade Job Outsourcing.. gives the lie to his claims of caring about American Jobs.

        I voted for Change. Not Three Chiefs of Staff from Wall Street Banks. Not Bernanke, Summers, Geithner, Holder, Simpson, or a Monsanto Lobbyist. Not more Free Trade. Not more Patriot Act. Not defending Wall Street's Savvy Businessmen.

        by Johnathan Ivan on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 06:50:13 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

  •  It's All Very Nice That The Democratic Party (0+ / 0-)

    Has suddenly decided that they are opposed to offshoring jobs.

    A little too fucking little, a little too fucking late.

    I won't be coming home tonight, my generation will put it right - Genesis 9:3

    by superscalar on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 02:31:55 PM PDT

  •  I People (first person of You People) says this... (0+ / 0-)

    ... to the Romneys, in the most polite terms possible in order not to denigrate the dignity of the office for which they seek:

    "Turn over those f'cking returns or STFU. Please."

    "It does not require many words to speak the truth." -- Chief Joseph, native American leader (1840-1904)

    by highfive on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 02:34:41 PM PDT

  •  Unfortunately, we can't call Mitt (0+ / 0-)

    "The Panamanian Candidate"

    Records show the first investment in Bain Capital — $1.25 million in June 1984 — was in the name of Jean Overseas Ltd., registered in Panama by Marcel Elfen, a Swiss money manager. Later, the investment was doubled.

    The Panamanian shell company apparently was a vehicle for [Jack] Lyons, the British businessman and philanthropist.

    because that title was already taken by John McCain.

    McCain’s Canal Zone Birth Prompts Queries About Whether That Rules Him Outl

    We must drive the special interests out of politics.… There can be no effective control of corporations while their political activity remains. To put an end to it will neither be a short not an easy task, but it can be done. -- Teddy Roosevelt

    by NoMoJoe on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 02:48:08 PM PDT

  •  This reminds me of Panama (0+ / 0-)

    It's Springtime for Romney
    and the Republicans,
    Winter for Women and Man.

    Wait, so Romney is like Max Bialystock, and he's failing on purpose to make more money?  Can't be!  McCain tried that last time, did it work for him?

  •  Government of Swiss Bankers, by Swiss Bankers... (0+ / 0-)

    ...and for Swiss Bankers!

    Some people are intolerant, and I CAN'T STAND people like that. -- Tom Lehrer

    by TheCrank on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 03:01:54 PM PDT

  •  I think you meant (0+ / 0-)
    Corporations are people, my friends, and the economy is run for benefit of the market titans, and voting is a privilege, not a right,

    "Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed." General Buck Turgidson

    by muledriver on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 03:07:35 PM PDT

  •  It's complicated (0+ / 0-)

    But the fair and balanced people on FOX will dumb it down enough for it to be perfectly clear.. to "Morans"

    I want a living planet, not just a living room.

    by Anthony Page aka SecondComing on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 03:30:51 PM PDT

  •  So much for being a church-going Christian (0+ / 0-)

    Rmoney spent 3 years in France during the Vietnam War to win Mormon converts....
        *But he is a liar

    Rmoney says that the Mormon religion shaped his life....
         *But he is a liar

    Rmoney donates in excess of 10% of his income to the Mormon church...
         *But he is a liar

    Rmoney was a bishop in the Mormon church...
         *But he is a liar

    Rmoney you are not only a flip-flopper.....You are a hypocrite.

  •  Corporations are assholes. (0+ / 0-)

    And assholes are people. Hence corporations are people.

    It all makes sense now.

  •  Sorry Hunter But You're Wrong. (0+ / 0-)

    The worst kind of foreigner is the Mexican who risks his life in trekking across the desert to find a shitty job with which to feed his starving family.

    "Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates.” Simone Weil

    by chuco35 on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 05:13:42 PM PDT

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