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Mitt Romney, Big-Government Man

Fuzzy said: "I recently washed my hands of the republican party. They are the ones I am most disappointed in. If you were around during the McCain nomination (and I believe you were) - you saw that most of these people said "Never again" to voting for the lesser of evils. It appears I was the only one who really meant it." Then you no longer have any say in changing the status quo. Ultimatums makes you an island.
Fuzzy2 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 9:53 AM
I still have the same say as before.

I can vote for the country I want. So can you.

At some point, you make a stand. Even when it hurts. You would like to see people you like/love take that stand with you. When they don't, it does hurt.

I don't relish separating myself from those R's I was a part of for 30 years. But we no longer have much in common.

Just like when we said we were done with the "lesser of evils" and I was the only one who meant it, I now see that if we all say we are for smaller government, I am one of the few who really mean it.
wcouch Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 9:49 AM
1375 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 9:48 AM
If u wash your hands of the Repub party then all you have left is the unflushed toilet to wash your hands in of them Dem party. Not a good choice

"All this for a damn flag"

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...