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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

sashamanda Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 1:25 PM
You know, Romney used tax subsidies to make some of his money, too, not to mention $1.5 billion in taxpayer subsidies for the Olympics. He also made and kept his fortune by relying on preferential tax policies, loading companies with debt (including junk bonds) and moving his money offshore. (By the way, some of Romney's green initiatives while he was governor failed.) It amazes me that a man of such "high morals" could run one of the filthiest campaign in modern history.
Pat1392 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 3:36 PM
sashamanda Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 2:08 PM
He didn't make money on the Olympics, but it was solvent only because of the taxpayer.
Pat1392 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 1:49 PM
How did HE make money on the Olympics??? He simply left it solvent.

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