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Romney, Not Obama, Shows Concern For Nation's Poor

Sheila8 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 7:57 PM
And when we were young and went trick or treating, we were allowed to keep just a handful of candy and the rest went to the orphanage (after some candy bars went into the freezer for my dad). Wonder how many today give that away. These dems want my money to give to other people but don't seem to be willing to give their own.

CINCINNATI - There's an odd imbalance that few have noticed in this presidential campaign. In the midst of a continuing economic downturn, one candidate talks regularly about poverty, and the other doesn't. The one who does is the Republican, Mitt Romney.

He's done it for a long time. Go back to Romney's March 30 speech in Appleton, Wis., in which he introduced the charge that President Obama is creating a "government-centered society." "Over 46 million Americans are now living in poverty, more than ever before in our nation's history," Romney said. "In households with single moms, over 39 percent are...