Mitt Romney defended the individual mandate requirement of his Massachusetts healthcare reform bill that would later become the model for Obamacare when he was Governor of that State. The Republican presidential candidate continues to defend the State’s healthcare overhaul, saying that it was the right thing for Massachusetts.
In the 1994 chart topper “Wanted Dead Or Alive,” Jon Bon Jovi boasted of riding on a steel horse. His mode of transportation has changed. On Monday, the rocker flew to New York on Air Force One. A White House official said that Bon Jovi was a “guest of the President.”
A former Alabama Congressman walked off the Democrats’ plantation last week, and former President Bill Clinton suggested that Mitt Romney had been a successful governor and his work at Bain shouldn’t be criticized. If the king rat and other notables have set foot on the plank; can the rest of the horde be far behind?
During a speech on Saturday, Donald Trump conveyed that Mitt Romney might have a chance in November if the media would quit lying. He said that reporters are “really dishonest.” Trump also questioned the birthplace of President Barack Obama.
Now that Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has the “magic number” of delegates needed to be named the GOP candidate, Americans will be subjected to five months of red herring mudslinging and distractions from both him and President Barack Obama. Here’s where they stand on some of the top issues.
“Birther” is a term the mainstream media have put on those who question whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States and is, therefore, eligible to hold the office of President. How can anyone believe Obama was born anywhere but Hawaii?
With the promise of “Hope” and “Change,” celebrity friends, a good Internet campaign presence, an overall campaign presence that just felt so very underdog — so grassroots — and an aura of rolled-up-sleeve-sunglass-wearing-antithesis-of-politician coolness, Obama was able to gain favor with about 66 percent of the coveted 18-year-old to 29-year-old voter bloc.
Look no further than Republican Congressional aide Benjamin Rothenberg. On his Facebook page, Rothenberg took a gratuitous — and ungrammatical — swipe at an icon of the liberty movement, Lew Rockwell.
In an email sent to supporters this afternoon, Republican Presidential Ron Paul tells his supporters that he does not plan to campaign for primaries in States that have not yet voted.
The Administration of Barack Obama has made it pretty clear with a recent campaign website launch what it thinks the role of government is in Americans’ lives: Lifelong nanny. The initiative features a fictitious woman named Julia, whose life can be followed from the age of 3 to 67 by clicking through a number of slides.