In response to:

Mitt Romney, Big-Government Man

Gatspy Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 9:01 AM
First of all regulation was part of the jobs that the Founding Fathers gave the federal government and that is to regulate interstate commerce. May of the rules/laws created by agencies need to be done away with and that is what Romney is talking about and that is the unintended failures of some regulations that kill businesses and hence, jobs. If you want to run some numbers by returning the federal government to its size at the end of the Bush era the country would save close to half a trillion 452 billion to be exact. Anyone can smoke screen statistics. You have done a lot of good work in the past. I can't understand why you are now going dumb on us.
Earl29 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 9:24 AM
Yes, and how did regulation of Interstate Commerce work out in practice? Not very well.

President Obama tanked in the last debate. Good.

Now maybe people will listen when Mitt Romney says things like, "The genius of America is the free enterprise system, and freedom, and the fact that people can go out there and start a business. ... The private market and individual responsibility always work best."

They do.

But then Romney responded to Obama by essentially saying: I want big government, too!

We who hope for smaller government as a way to expand liberty and create prosperity are disturbed by what we heard last week. The GOP candidate painted himself as a big...