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

Slinkiecat Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 8:01 PM
Maybe that's because the people in red states don't rely on credit, but rather pay their bills every month by cash or check. Debt is not freedom, and there are still millions of Americans who prefer to be free of debt.

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...