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Paulus Textor Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 2:31 PM
Obama is somewhat of a modern-day Nixon. Romney is much, much MORE like a modern-day Nixon. Romney and Nixon BOTH occasionally talk is broad, vague terms about their devotion to small government and a vibrant, free-market economy, in order to gull their deluded followers. Then, when they get in office, they do the exact opposite. Many of today's very worst, unconstitutional federal departments arose under Nixon: EPA and OSHA, for example. Romney instituted Romney-Care in Massachusetts, was for gun control before he was against it, and so on ad infinitum. Obama at least announces his support for a socialist, redistributionist, all-powerful central government, and then does it.
cjohnson52 Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 3:21 PM
Just how do you know what Romney would do if elected? Do you have a crystal ball? It has been a while since Romney left Massachusetts as Governor, and the man obviously learned that what you call Romney-Care doesn't work, and said that it would be better to allow all health insurance companies to sell across state lines, and leave it up to the invidual states (through the voters) to do what is best for themselves. To another of your points, why would Romney speak in great detail about plans to turn the economy around when the lefties continually poke fun at his ideas, spread lies and misinformation against everything he why not be vague? I never heard other candidates be so specific as to e able to force them to eat their words
cjohnson52 Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 3:27 PM
As to your last point about Obama announcing "his support for a socialist, redistributionist, all-powerful central government" and then does it...he didn't make those announcements pre-election campaign speeches. All he did was hype up the masses with "Hope and Change" --- and all we are left with is his socialist, redistributionist, all-powerful nanny state, and much of it by executive order, hidden agendas, no transparency (he did promise that) and so much new regulation that the cost of it exceeds our gross national product. How's that going for you, Paulus Textor? It isn't so great from where we're standing. I'd rather cut my losses now and vote for Romney and hold his feet to the fire.
71 911E, TX Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 3:50 PM
cj52, he actually did make a famous statement about believing in socialist redistribution policy.

Remember "Joe the Plumber?"

Just because the media chose to ignore it doesn't mean he didn't say it.

Ken5061 wrote: Nixon would make ten Obamas. Nixon did a lot of good things and not many bad, that I saw. Obama has done a lot of bad things and not many good, that I have seen. Nixon was hated by the press for fighting communists. Maybe that colors your input.- Watergate at 40: Obama is the Democrats’ Nixon

Dear Ken,

The column isn’t about how the two are dissimilar. It’s about their similarities.

Granted Nixon did some good things and he was hated by the press.  

But Nixon wasn’t just hated by the press.

He was also...

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