Romney: 'I'm convinced' London is ready for the Games

After his questioning London's preparedness for the Olympics became front-page tabloid fodder, Mitt Romney spoke out on the gaffe Friday.

“I read the same reports I think a lot of people did about all the challenges being faced by the organizing committee, but after being here a couple of days, it looks like London is ready,’’ Romney told Matt Lauer in an interview alongside his wife at TODAY's London set. “I’m absolutely convinced the people here are ready for the Games.’’

In an interview Wednesday with NBC’s Brian Williams, Romney ignited London headlines like Friday’s “Mitt the Twit” in The Sun when he wondered aloud whether the security and infrastructure of the city was ready for the Games. It was a poorly-timed stumble, as Romney is on a diplomatic journey to the United Kingdom, Israel and Poland.

“It’s hard to know just how well it will turn out,’’ Romney told Williams. “There are a few things that were disconcerting stories about the private security firm not having enough people, a supposed strike of the immigrations and customs officials that obviously is not something which is encouraging.’’


 

That prompted a thinly-veiled shot by British prime minister David Cameron, who alluded to Romney’s role in organizing the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

“We’re holding an Olympic games in one of the busiest, most active, bustling cities anywhere in the world,’’ Cameron said in a statement. “Of course, it’s easier if you hold an Olympic Games in the middle of nowhere.’’

Video: London mayor: Venues 'as safe as we can make them'

“Of course it is hard to put on Games in a major metropolitan area,’’ Romney told Lauer. “What they’ve done that I find so impressive is they took the venues and put them right in the city. You’re going to be able to be just in the backside of 10 Downing Street for beach volleyball.

“In just a few moments, all the things politicians say will get swept away because the athletes finally take the stage. The Games are about the athletes. That’s why the Games virtually anywhere they’ve been have been highly successful.’’

The Romneys have a direct connection to the competition, as Ann Romney’s horse, Rafalca, will compete in the Olympic event of dressage.

“Watching my horse, it’s like watching your children play sports,’’ Ann told Lauer. “I know every move that she makes, I know when she makes mistakes, I know what her weaknesses are, I know where she may lose the confidence of the rider a little bit. It is nerve-wracking.’’

Mitt will not watch his wife’s horse compete due to his schedule during the diplomatic visit, but he knows her passion for the competition. He joked that one year his sons gave him a rubber horse mask to wear so that Ann would pay more attention to him.

“I give him a pass when it comes to my horses because he’s so, so supportive of me, having to put up with my love of horses,’’ Ann said.

The multi-millionaire former governor has come under scrutiny for the lack of transparency with his personal finances and taxes. He told Lauer that releasing any more information than what is required will give his opposition a chance to use it against him.

“We just laid out exactly what is required by law, which is all of our financial statements and then in addition, two years of tax reports just like John McCain put out,’’ he said. “We looked at what he did, and we’ve done the same thing. It’s hundreds of pages of documents, and my guess is if you decide to do more and more and more, you just give, if you will, the opposition a chance to distort and twist and be dishonest about more material.’’

At the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., from Aug. 27-30, Romney will officially receive his party’s nomination for president. He knows the themes of his nomination speech, but has not put pen to paper yet.

“It will be a great moment and it will be an opportunity to talk about who we are, but also our vision for the country,’’ Mitt said. “I think this has to be an American century as we go forward. I’m concerned that we’re drifting in a direction right now that is not showing the best side of America.’’

“I think it’s an extraordinary responsibility that both of us have right now that we can represent the world in such an important and significant way,’’ Ann said. “I think it will be an opportunity for the first time for the American people to really take a look at us as people, as individuals and who we really are and what motivates us. For me, it’s going to be a moment of great pride.’’

Before he has to worry about making more difficult political decisions, Romney was put on the spot by Lauer for a more pressing decision: Will it be Michael Phelps or Ryan Lochte when they swim head-to-head?

“I think it’s more likely to be Phelps, but I don’t know,’’ he laughed.

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Lets see, 3/08 the stock market (the Dow) was down to $6000, July 27th it went above $13000. Feb the banks were failing and not lending money, today banks are showing record profits as well as many other industries and you say the stimulus did work. Sorry no soup for you. You have no facts. Employment, at the end of the Bush failure we were bleeding 700000 jobs a month, July marked the 20th straight month of positive job growth. In short your a liar, if you say anything other then Obama has been successful, especially with the tea bag congress doing everything in their power to try and make him fail.

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Reply#382 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:49 PM EDT

today the stock market topped 13,000 those "FAT CATS" on wall street just keep getting richer must be Bush's fault

    #382.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:51 PM EDT

    No that is Obama's fault, he is the one that saved this country from a depression. Bush was the one that wrecked the economy, seems like democrats are always the ones to fix it. One nut you act like it was Obama that inherited a budget surplus and a robust economy. pfft thank you for playing.

      #382.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:01 PM EDT

      in 2004 both houses of congress were Democrat ... imagine that ... the housing market (democrat idea) collapses under the weight of unsustainable debt becuase the congress would not allow republicans to audit fannie freddie OR sallie

        #382.3 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:05 PM EDT

        So you want to exclude people from the American dream there fascist. You are quite the tool. It is just plain ignorant of you not to realize that these people were working, paying their bills including their house payment, until the Bush recession, then they could no longer afford their house payments. How stupid of you to bring this up. You lose again. Typical of republicans.

          #382.4 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:26 PM EDT

          @ORM

          So the Dems are the only ones that can take credit for the successes

          .

            #382.5 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:46 PM EDT
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            "I'm releasing the same info that McCain did"

            And hopefully with the same result :}

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            Reply#383 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:54 PM EDT
              #383.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:59 PM EDT
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              Romney and Foreign policy= Asking for it.....

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              Reply#384 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:55 PM EDT

              http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000

              this is a unemployment chart from 2001 - today . note the GIANT jump in 2009 AND that it is still higher than at any time of Bush II

                Reply#385 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:57 PM EDT

                Exactly are you now getting it. Bush wrecked the common working man in favor of the very rich.

                  #385.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:03 PM EDT

                  cool chart! Did you use powerpoint?

                    #385.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:08 PM EDT

                    naw ... it's called copy and paste

                      #385.3 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:09 PM EDT
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                      Mitt Witt gave the McCain campaign 12 years of taxes, right? And that was for a "possible" VP job.

                      He won't give the American people the same 12 years. He did it once, what's the big deal?

                      Unless....da...da...da........the McCain campaign found some really damaging stuff in them. So bad they were left no alternative then to pick palin and inform old mitt witt to keep those records under wraps.

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                      Reply#386 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:59 PM EDT

                      What is mitt the nit hiding? could he have done something illgal? I guess he won't show his forms for some reason he isn't proud of.

                        #386.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:08 PM EDT

                        uhhh no Mitt give McCain 20 years taxes and if the Kennedys couldn't find any wrong doing then obama stands NO CHANCE

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                        #386.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:09 PM EDT

                        What is he hiding one nut?

                          #386.3 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:15 PM EDT

                          ok, wasn't sure about how many years. I heard 12 but oh well. One question....wasn't that loss to kennedy in 1994? So....lets say old mitt gave Ted the taxes from 1973-1993. Bain Capitol was founded in 1984.....

                          Could it be the problem years for Mitt would have been after 1994 when the kennedys wouldn't have seen those?

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                          #386.4 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:18 PM EDT
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                          The main thing the libs have against Romney is that he's rich and they're on food stamps.

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                          Reply#387 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:02 PM EDT

                          You are an absolute idiot, it is Bush the republican that caused all this mess. You need to go back onto the porch.

                          Romney got rich destroying U.S. towns and people. How proud you must be of that.

                            #387.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:05 PM EDT

                            I'm a liberal and not on food stamps. Never have been and i don't know anyone who is.

                              #387.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:07 PM EDT

                              obama is the ONLY president to spend more than one trillion more than the United States earns and he has done it four consecutive years . ohhhh...such progress

                                #387.3 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:07 PM EDT

                                Again with the lies. Congress spends, Obama don't spend. Obama and congress are simply paying Bush's bills, he is actually spending less then what Bush and the borrow and spend republicans did during the Bush administration.

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                                #387.4 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:10 PM EDT

                                Part of that is because he was responsible enough to budget the 2 wars GW started. We had to start paying for them eventually so it fell into Obama's lap. GW maxed out the credit card and burned thru the savings. Now the bill is due.

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                                #387.5 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:11 PM EDT

                                if i'm not mistaken George Bush had two wars too but he never reached obama spending .

                                  #387.6 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:21 PM EDT

                                  What is commonly referred to as food stamps is a government subsistence allowance, much like the banks and big business received called TARP.

                                  I am also a liberal and own two homes. Have never needed foodstamps or even help from my family after leaving home at 18 years old. I own one of my homes outright no mortgage.

                                  I hold two college degrees I paid for, no handouts such as pell grants or even student loans. I worked my way through.

                                  If you watch the town hall meetings for the GOP and Teabillies, it appears they are just as vulnerable to economic woes as are liberals. The difference between a lib on welfare and a conservative on welfare is the conservative bites the hand after grabbing the check.

                                    #387.7 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:22 PM EDT

                                    i am a EX liberal i used to love bill maher voted democrat every election till 08' . i seen how much George Bush spent heard obama blast him for it then obama says "WE WILL SPEND EVEN MORE" ... wait isn't that what california did greece did ? now i vote for America and that means anyone but obama

                                      #387.8 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:28 PM EDT

                                      Thats right Kevin S. there are just as many republicans on welfare as there are democrats. Of course you will never hear that from Rush Limbaugh ditto brains like one nut.

                                      And One nut, thats just it. Bush didn't pay for those wars, he left it up to the next president. Add that to an unfunded drug benefit. 1 trill. and the tax cuts for the very rich that didn't produce one job and you have Obama's spending. But don't let the truth bother you. Never does does it.

                                        #387.9 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:31 PM EDT

                                        No one nut, the only original spending that Obama has done was the effective and successful stimulus that cost less then a trillion dollars but save millions of jobs. I can't believe a liar like you ever voted for a democrat.

                                          #387.10 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:34 PM EDT
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                                          Mr. riggs don't expect much from the fascist posting in here today, all they got is Rush facts and half truths and down right lies. One nut don't even have a clue as to how the government works.

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                                          Reply#388 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:12 PM EDT

                                          yeah, i guess i'll go home and drink some of that delicious barak-aid i have in the frig and mow the lawn....

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                                          #388.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:26 PM EDT
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                                          Willard. Mitt. Romney.

                                          Say hello to the "I-mean" man. He says one thing, then you just add a little heat and it's "I mean..." something else. Here's a demonstration.

                                          Government-run healthcare is great! I mean, Government run healthcare sux

                                          I ran Bain Capital and created jobs! I mean, I stopped working for Bain Capital a loooooong time ago.

                                          Red! I mean, blue!

                                          Stop! I mean, go!

                                          Yes! I mean, no!

                                          Approved! I mean, vetoed!

                                          Yay! I mean, nay!

                                          You get the picture...I mean, no you don't!

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                                          Reply#389 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:14 PM EDT

                                          slow down put down the pipe take a deep breath of fresh air

                                            #389.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:17 PM EDT

                                            Oh yea, and...

                                            "London is not secure enough for the Olympics! I mean, London is more than ready for the Olympics!"

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                                            #389.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:23 PM EDT

                                            didn't the military bring in batteries of missiles and thirty five thousand troops ? gee no olympics in the world has done this till london

                                              #389.3 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:25 PM EDT

                                              Hey, punk, just because you don't agree with me and can't refute what I'm saying doesn't mean you get to accuse me of smoking something. That's childish, stupid and you're WRONG anyway.

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                                              #389.4 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:25 PM EDT

                                              ONEREALMAN - it must hurt really bad to know you have no candidate to vote for, only a president to vote against. When you go to the polls to vote against Obama, you also vote against what tiny shred of dignity and conscience you had left.

                                              You loathe Mitt yet you have no choice but to vote for him.

                                              In essence your vote does not count this time around because you have no candidate that mirrors your values or concerns. I am voting for Obama because in his second term he can use lame duck tactics to push his own agenda and not have to worry about re-election. No one gets what they want done in the first term.

                                              Willard is a two time loser you liked less than MCCain last go around. Now you have put lipstick on that pig and are going to bring him to the party no matter what.

                                              Hey I know, get Anne Coulter to run as VP, or Hannity , either way you get a hard right biatch incapable of making it worse for MItt the Twit.

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                                              #389.5 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:28 PM EDT
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                                              Obama will win the election because Willard cant keep both feet out of his mouth. I suppose after this faux paux, his next gaff will be to order pork rinds and ribs in Isreal and tell polish jokes in Poland

                                              .

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                                              Reply#390 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:14 PM EDT

                                              and the wright brothers would never have gotten the airplane off the ground without obama and his stimulus

                                                #390.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:20 PM EDT

                                                Truth is, business is built upon our infrasturcture. Obama was only guilty of not saying you didn't built it......Alone.

                                                Had he included the last word alone, he would have been accurate.

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                                                #390.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:31 PM EDT

                                                It would be correct to say modern aviation did not build itself, they can credit the wright brothers. Delta did not build the airlines alone, our nation built highways and airports, FAA and other government agencies that help build and promote air travel.

                                                The internet was another product of government initiative and ingenuity. You in the GOP seem to forget how vital the role of government is yet you still send people off to Washington in hopes of getting items of importance to you pushed through.

                                                Why have a party in government if not to pass laws reflecting your values? If you in the GOP are so against government, why are there conservatives on the government payroll?

                                                Exactly who do right wing legislators, judges and Executives work for? Surely not the government.

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                                                #390.3 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:37 PM EDT
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                                                CBO confirms that Democrats have taken federal spending to a new and higher
                                                plateau: 24.7% of GDP in 2009, 24.1% this year, and back to an estimated 24.3%
                                                in 2011. The modern historical average is about 20.5%, and less than that if you
                                                exclude the Reagan defense buildup of the 1980s that helped to win the Cold War
                                                and let Bill Clinton reduce defense spending to 3% of GDP in thttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703906204575027181656362948.htmlhe 1990s.

                                                  Reply#391 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:16 PM EDT

                                                  The CBO also says that Obama cares will save this country near a trill over the next decade. But you probably deny that. Right? And again, Obama don't spend a cent without congress.

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                                                  #391.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:37 PM EDT
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                                                  yeah Mitt Romney lost the senate election to Ted Kennedy . the Kennedys are rich no politician in modern times have that type money not even john kerry . no one competes with Kennedy money

                                                    Reply#393 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:24 PM EDT

                                                    my point is you can't use the argument that the kennedys didnt find anything wrong in the returns because they were probably clean back then. What about 1994 thru 2009????? Those are the ones he gave McCain and McCain decided Palin was the safe choice.

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                                                    #393.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:30 PM EDT

                                                    kennedys are still heavily involved in politics throw in george soros warren buffett ted turner and we are looking at hundreds of billions searching for dirt . the best you have is a horse in the olympics ... PULEEEZZZZ

                                                      #393.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:38 PM EDT
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                                                      Flip Flop Flip Flop, where's your taxes Mitt-Witt

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                                                      Reply#394 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:29 PM EDT

                                                      What is Mitt hiding?

                                                        #394.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:39 PM EDT

                                                        His tax returns for one. The true nature of his religious beliefs since in this country you are only allowed to practice one religion if you run for POTUS and thats the baby jesus. No polygamist, magic undergarment wearing mormon is going to run my country no sir ree bob cat tail.

                                                          #394.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:45 PM EDT
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                                                          That's Mitt...he's never supported a position he couldn't change his mind on. The more information he releases, the "more it will give his oppostion a chance to use it against him"? Uh...yeah. He does know he's a politician...that he's running for president. Welcome to the real world Mitt.

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                                                          Reply#395 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:32 PM EDT

                                                          see you're wrong i don't loathe Mitt or obama . obama is a AWSOME figure for black America a good husband and father just no sense when it comes to making jobs for America .

                                                            Reply#396 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:33 PM EDT

                                                            Losing 700000 jobs a month then, now gaining jobs. Hmmm seems like you are still a liar, liar, pants on fire.

                                                              #396.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:41 PM EDT

                                                              Being a good father or husband is not just a good image to reflect for blacks ONEREALMAN. Values such as those cross the racial divide. He also had a passion for education and self advancement lacking in a lot of youth. Even if you believe he got into college because of afirmative action, that would not explain the fact he went on his own accord. No one plays the lottery just because it is available.

                                                              If this rational were valid then so to would it be valid to think more whites should be in college since you don't even need affirmative action, you are born into the majority........

                                                                #396.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:43 PM EDT
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                                                                Everything that comes out of the guy's mouth is a gaffe. Reminds me of another president in recent history. We had to endure 8 years of that - do we really want more? Think about it.

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                                                                Reply#397 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:34 PM EDT

                                                                Really all those people who were about to lose their jobs in the auto industry were black?

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                                                                Reply#398 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:35 PM EDT

                                                                something obama has yet to learn is every dime he borrows NOT ONLY does he have to pay back but with interest . my kids are just entering the labor force and they have a debt of $50,686 EACH before interest and growing

                                                                http://www.usdebtclock.org/

                                                                  Reply#399 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:36 PM EDT

                                                                  You need to look up Reagans borrow and spend and W's borrow and spend and try to get a little truth in your life.

                                                                    #399.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:42 PM EDT

                                                                    The fact your kids have a debt load of 50k each is because they did not study hard enough to get scholarships. Must have had bad parents or poor study habits.

                                                                    Did they expect hand outs or something? Please tell me they did not accept stafford loans for college, thats governemt sponsored college welfare. Are your kids still under 26 and on your insurance? That damned Obama made that possible with his ding dang want for all of us to be covered.

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                                                                    #399.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:48 PM EDT
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                                                                    Where was the outrage when Bush was spending on two wars and a prescription drug plan never paid for adding to the depth?

                                                                      Reply#400 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:41 PM EDT

                                                                      Exactly, but one nut won't bother with the truth.

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                                                                      #400.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:43 PM EDT
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                                                                      ONEREALMAN - except that Obama HAS created jobs. Since taking office in 2009 he has an annual job creation increase of +0.84%. Not as good as the Clinton years but certainly a far cry from the George W Bush years. And the numbers are steadily increasing as we emerge from a recession peak that hit only a few short years ago. The facts are all there, go check 'em out.

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                                                                      Reply#401 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:42 PM EDT

                                                                      do you realize what the job creation per month has to be to keep up with the birth rate alone not counting the immigrants both legal and illegal ?

                                                                        #401.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:45 PM EDT

                                                                        So Obama is responsible for the fact we are a nation of entitlists? We want to have kids we cannot afford, buy homes we can't pay for, drive cars that cost as much as a small countries GNP.

                                                                        The POTUS cannot make us decide to only have as many kids as we can send off to college on our dime as me and my wife did. Only buy a home or homes you can pay off in a decade.

                                                                        In Texas you can get a nice custim job for less than $90 per sq. ft. Using no more than 35% of your gross for housing should mean you are well within your means. If you don't make enough to buy that 2400 sq ft custom jobby in the gated community of your dreams, save up or move up. Work not whine.

                                                                        Stop looking toward the east for a Messiah in DC to solve your personal woes. This goes for the poor as well as the rest of us.

                                                                          #401.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:54 PM EDT
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                                                                          so you argue the internet is made by "government ingenuity" all that money "BIG BUSINESS" makes with the internet ... does that include the hacker from china stealing the money from your account ? gee mr al gore thanks alot you are so smart

                                                                            Reply#402 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:44 PM EDT

                                                                            Spread fear not facts because that is all you repukes do!

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                                                                            #402.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:47 PM EDT

                                                                            I was in the military when we fielded the internet widespread and before it was used by the civilian sector as the www. We also developed and used the technology for cellular phones first before the public. The www has only been public since 90. I was in the Army and retrained into signal corps in 87 and we had laptops and the web iearlier than I trained to use it in 87.

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                                                                            #402.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:59 PM EDT
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                                                                            He does love his wife's horses. When he was governor of Massachusetts he sold all the dairy cattle which belonged to the state{which were also making money} so that old horses had somewhere to graze. When he left the state had to buy more cattle for prison farm.

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                                                                            Reply#403 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:50 PM EDT

                                                                            Mitt has finally tasted shoe leather. I wonder if he likes it?

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                                                                            Reply#404 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:52 PM EDT

                                                                            http://www.usdebtclock.org/

                                                                            divide 23,022,521 actual unemployed

                                                                            by 143,696,212 U.S. work force and you end up with

                                                                            16% ACTUAL UNEMPLOYMENT not part time

                                                                              Reply#405 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:56 PM EDT

                                                                              They don't know 'actual' all they know is what O-butt-head tells them.

                                                                                #405.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:00 PM EDT

                                                                                One more time one butthead, we were losing 700000 jobs at the end of Bush's term, we are now gaining jobs. I guess you don't really understand anything but Rush facts.

                                                                                  #405.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:18 PM EDT

                                                                                  Do you actually believe that? If so you're dumber that Obumbles looks.

                                                                                    #405.3 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:20 PM EDT

                                                                                    Yes, because it is the truth, what planet have you been on that you missed it. Was you in mitts the nits magic underwear?

                                                                                      #405.4 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:26 PM EDT

                                                                                      Sounds like your head might be.

                                                                                        #405.5 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:09 PM EDT
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                                                                                        Mitt Romney should not be allowed to run for President the 14th Ammendment to the constitution says a candidate for President should be a "Native American". A native american is a person who's parents were BORN in the U.S. Romneys father was born in Mexico(his statement). And this dad came here when he was 6.

                                                                                        Obama is ineligible under the same ammendment because his father was born in Kenya. Obama is not eligible, and should be arrested and tried for treason. If the constitution is ignored than we must admit that we have fallen into socialism or comunnism and have a dictator for president.

                                                                                          Reply#406 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:59 PM EDT

                                                                                          Unlike Osama at least Romney himself was born here.

                                                                                            #406.1 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:01 PM EDT

                                                                                            Always a conspiracy with you tin foil hat types. Gossip rags pay half a million for pics of lohans nipples but proof of obamas foreign birth have been covered up so good no one can find evidence. The state of Hawaii is in on the cover up as well as Kenya and everyone that knows anyone in his family. Its all a ruse.

                                                                                            If he was not native born, the story would be worth tens of millions and by now mitt, trump, hillary, etc would have paid a kings ransom for this evidence to impeach Obama and try him.

                                                                                            You need help, or a samsclub membership to buy aluminum foil in bulk for your hats.

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                                                                                            #406.2 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:04 PM EDT

                                                                                            Poor little brainwashed liberal. When you realize the truth it will be too late.

                                                                                              #406.3 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:07 PM EDT

                                                                                              Osama? Trouble is that really your best shot? What about Hussein? What about he is a muslim? How about community organizer?

                                                                                              Oh yes......at the moment no one knows you as anything but possibly dad, brother, son, Obama is known as the President of The United States of America. Not bad for a muslim community organizer named Hussein with no birth certificate or college transcript

                                                                                              I would bet you are a card carrying baby jesus follwer with white skin born right in the heart of the US with a college degree from a reputible school, and you will never be elected den mother to even a gay eagle scout troop.

                                                                                              Save some of your anger for November. When Barack gets re elected you will need it for the next four years.

                                                                                              As for Mitt, he is a candidate for the office of POTUS, an office Barack has holds and is in the history books for holding win or lose so get over it and do something useful with your time on earth, mitt and Barack have.

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                                                                                              #406.4 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:10 PM EDT

                                                                                              Well you're half right. Mitt has.

                                                                                                #406.5 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:22 PM EDT

                                                                                                Hey Trouble Obama was born in American and only a moron will believe otherwise.

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                                                                                                #406.6 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:25 PM EDT

                                                                                                @trouble

                                                                                                How many times does this have to be pointed out to you. How did this President manage to fool the Secret Service, FBI, CIA, NSA and all the other security services that vetted him? Are they all that stupid, or are you? Come on trouble, enlighten us. How did he do it? We're all curious.

                                                                                                  #406.7 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:52 PM EDT

                                                                                                  No, not all. Just brainwashed liberals.

                                                                                                    #406.8 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:11 PM EDT
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                                                                                                    I wouldn't worry too much about a gaffe here and there because you are up against the 'King of the Gaffers' in President Acorn, Barry. With or without a teleprompter, he is the undisputed 'King of Gaffers'!!!

                                                                                                      Reply#407 - Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:02 PM EDT
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