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Mitt Romney, Big-Government Man

OldMexicanblog Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 9:51 AM
Re: Floyd35, -- You are too critical. We do need some regulations in virtually everything or some will abuse the system -- What have I've been telling you all this time? That many of the regular Townhallers are nothing more than Progressives in "conservative" drag. Now we SUDDENLY "need" regulations? For "everything"? Really? Do you know what makes people ABUSE the system? Regulations, Floyd. Regulations compel people to abuse. Do you know what makes people NOT abuse the system? Competition, the knowledge that if the bad apples stick it to their customers, they will lose their customers. -- So now you have planted the seed in many minds that Mitt is for big government also.-- Yeah, but he's just saying that because it's true

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...