We Are the 47 Percent!In one short, publicly released video clip we now know for certain a couple of previously assumed facts about Mitt Romney: that he has an utter disdain for the nation's poor, working class and minorities, and that he believes every single one of ...
The 47 Percent May Struggle but the Top 20 Percent Are Feeling FlushThere has been a lot of talk about the 1 percent, the 47 percent, the 99 percent or whatever slice of the population is lately in the spotlight.
We're all taxpayers: Mitt Romney and the myth of the 47 percent (Susan J. Demas)We're all taxpayers: Mitt Romney and the myth of the 47 percent (Susan J. Demas). Published: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 9:20 AM Updated: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 12:59 PM.
Romney drifts from Reagan in debate over the 47 percentMSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks to MSNBC Contributor Ron Reagan about his father's championing of the 47 percent, and Mitt Romney's comments about the same group.
We Are the 47 Percent!The conventional wisdom is, it's not a gaffe if the politician says what he really means, and Mitt's voice on tape sounds genuine, candid, and not at all like the Mitt-Bot 3000 we are so used to hearing. It's jarring, really; all along, we've been ...
Rabbi On The 47 Percent: Giving To Needy Is A Jewish ObligationNot everything in one's field is one's own. We are trying to urge people to see these things. "I see myself as part of the 100 percent.
Allen: 'I Have My Own Point Of View' On The 47 PercentGeorge Allen joined most Republicans in tough races who are distancing themselves from Mitt Romney's explosive comments about the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay income tax. Already in other key Senate races, Republicans Linda McMahon, ...
The 47 percent as a new Republican platform?47% does turn in to the republican party 's platform going forward it would basically cement the shift we have seen to the far right and evident in the tea party revolt of the 2010 election cycle.
Private Equity and the 47 PercentBy now, we have all heard of Mitt Romney's recent comments that nearly half of American households are moochers who are "dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them.
The 47 Percent SolutionAnd then of course the loser-moocher 47 percent video surfaced. David: Putting the substance aside, what do you make of the politics of it?
47 Percent or Bust!"Any Republican running for president has to acknowledge we're not going to get that 47 percent of the electorate," said Ann Coulter, who's promoting a new book this month.
Romney and the '47 Percent'If Romney was saying that 47 percent of the people of this country are dependent upon government, he may be right. It depends on what one means by dependent.
Tax reform is likely to grow the 47 percentWhat does this mean for the 47 percent currently not paying income taxes? The relevant provisions for those people are the standard deduction, the Earned Income Tax Credit and the child tax credit.
Mitt and the 47 PercentThe deeper problem with the "47 percent" argument is that it is right-wing Elizabeth Warrenism. It reflects the belief that federal income taxes are an expression of our togetherness.
Romney's 47 percent flub has GOP history precedent for US President, GoldwaterAs we wait to see what the Obama campaign does with Romney's "47 percent" speech, we should keep in mind the LBJ-DBB spot as the gold standard for how to use an opponent's words against him in a memorable and deadly way.
Hey Money Mitt, We Are The 47% & We Are NOT Victims!I remember 20 steps would bring me from the front door to the back of the house. We were the 47 percent. But that never discouraged my mother.
Who are the 47 percent?the number that stands out from governor romney 's comments at a private fund-raiser, 47%, as we've been talking about.
Detroit Review: Life Among the 47 Percent"We don't have a dog. Exactly," Sharon says. "I said 'Ma'am, people have accused me of many things before, but they never accused me of having a dog.
Dean Heller Distances Himself From Mitt Romney's '47 Percent' CommentsThe wide release of Mitt Romney's remarks about the "47 percent" of the country who the GOP presidential nominee says he'll "never convince" to "take personal responsibility and care for their lives" has largely led to a philosophical discussion over ...
The 47 PercentIt's important to note that Mother Jones malevolently edited out two minutes of the video right at the time Romney made the "47 percent" comment. There are a few points ... They feel that we should never desire to raise taxes on anyone. There are two ...