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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

kcalcut Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:30 AM
We live in a society of what can I get for nothing. The principles that made this country great are now not the principles the majority live by. Our principles are very shallow. Justice Roberts ruled a mandate a tax, not on principle but to make his court look good. Women Voted against those that would take their rights away. What rights would be taken away? California just voted to increase sales and income tax for schools. Will children a better educated? NO, but we now have more money to give to the Teachers Union. Sorry for the rambling I'm just very disappointed.
bd-gslo Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:54 AM
You have no idea what you are talking about.

California raised its taxes to resolve a fiscal crisis. We cut spending too. The money set aside for schools won't be increasing anything. We are struggling to keep the level of education we currently have.

California actually acted responsibly in this case. Gov. Brown ran on shared sacrifice and got it done.

Memorandum to the GOP: When running an election campaign it is often valuable to select a nominee who represents the rank and file of the Party. This is how other Parties do it. Perhaps you might get on board.


Well let’s start with who not to select.

There was George H.W. Bush, who, while a nice, honorable public servant, won primarily because of the record Reagan established. He lost because the rest of us thought that when he mouthed the words “Read my lips, go to Texas,” he meant “Read my lips, no new taxes.”  

There was Bob Dole,...