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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Republican response time

COLUMBUS - Ohio Republican Party Deputy Chairman Kevin DeWine released the following statement regarding the Democrat debate from Cleveland:

"Not surprisingly this debate really offered nothing new. It's the same old argument between a handful of Democrats who believe the answer to every problem is more government. And not surprisingly we as Republicans believe that government is best that governs least.

"We all know that this election is going to be about more than just hope and a few feel-good speeches. It's about leadership, it's about experience and a record of getting things done for Ohio and for this nation.

"Take a look at what has happened here in Ohio. More than a year ago, Ohio elected a Democrat governor who promised to turn our state around. Yet today, unemployment remains high, we lead the nation in home foreclosures and we continue to lose thousands of jobs a year.

"This debate offered nothing more than the same failed policies.

"The people of this state deserve leadership that doesn't increase their obligation to government and extend its control of their lives. And that is the real debate of this election and we look forward to winning that debate this November."

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Tax, Spend, Retreat
Nothing new in Democrats' liberal debate
COLUMBUS - Ohio Republican Party Chairman Bob Bennett today released the following statement in response to the Democrats' debate at Cleveland State between Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama:
"There's very little debate on what either Democrat would actually do as president: raise taxes, increase spending, and retreat on national security. While they quibble over who can raise taxes higher and further depress Ohio's economy, Republicans are focused on fiscal responsibility and keeping America safe," said Bennett.
"Senators Clinton and Obama plan to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on new healthcare bureaucracy when government has enough trouble processing our tax returns. They lack any credible plans to pay for these ill-conceived ideas that limit personal choices between patients and doctors.
"Their foolishness on trade is particularly striking because they ignore the fact that repealing NAFTA would drive up prices and cost thousands of jobs right here in Ohio, the fourth largest exporter of goods in the nation.
"Time and again, Senator Obama's grand rhetoric has not matched his meager record. His unwise and ill-considered foreign policy and his contorted positions on trade clearly show he is unprepared to lead this nation."




12 Comments:

at 11:50 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Typical wRong wingnut whackos spewing the elephant dung propaganda !

The current G-rand O-ld P-edophile da da da whine- ing misleader is so disrespected that the 'fishwRap' had to interject the disgraced 'bennett' !

The State of Ohio has sent the wRong wingnut whackos down the river with their rhetoric and now they attempt to grab the same deflating life riff-raft ?

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE CLINTON 2008 !

 
at 1:19 AM, February 27, 2008 Blogger Jeff Conaway said...

Give the governor a chance, he's only been in a year. They didn't build Rome overnight. And the reason Ohio is in this crunch in the first place has nothing to do with the current governor and a lot to do with the way the Bush administration has dealt with things. A fresh new start is what we need in the white house, then (and only then) will things start picking up again in Ohio.

 
at 8:55 AM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous common-sense said...

Barrack Hussein Obama our saviour!!!
Fresh new start!!
Send all your money, work harder and harder, & Barrack Hussein will tell you what you are allowed to do. Need money-=-ask government, need help--ask government, need healthcare---ask government, need advice--ask government, want to retire?---ask government. I'm not sure where the government is going to get all the money it will need to take care of EVERYONE & still be able to defend our country from foreign invaders & send dollars to all our freinds in the world. Maybe Barrack Hussein will rig the lottery and let the government WIN!! But I guess they would have to win EVERY LOTTERY to pay for everything!!

 
at 10:06 AM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 8:55
When the populace thinks that the government will provide, they are really saying I won't attain an education, nor will I work hard.
If you don't aim high in life you'll hit your target.
The American dream is a slowly dying concept and I'm sad to see it fade.
The satisfaction of starting out with nothing and ending up with the finer things in life is priceless. No handouts for me; I'll work!

 
at 10:29 AM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

John McCain for President!

Because our CEOs don't make enough money!

Because we need to spend trillions MORE on an illegal war!

Because the wealthiest 1% pay too much in taxes!

Because we love paying more for worse health care!

Because we don't need public schools!

Because we need an even bigger war-mongerer in the White House!

Because lobbyists don't have enough influence!

Because the GOP hasn't COMPLETELY bankrupted the nation yet!

 
at 11:27 AM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 10:29 McCain for President to protect our country from those that want to eradicate the American way of life.
I am one of the top 1% and I pay for those that think the government owes them everything. Look around and see how many non-productive people we 1% support.
I like Mitt Romney because he has managed successful businesses; give me the doers who are positive and America will soar.

 
at 12:28 PM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please learn more about Huckabee's so called "fairtax".

http://www.factcheck.org/taxes/unspinning_the_fairtax.html :

"The FairTax proposal assumes a 100 percent tax base on consumption. By way of contrast, most states that have sales taxes have roughly a 50 percent tax base. With the FairTax’s 100 percent base, consumers would pay taxes on a great many things that may not intuitively seem like consumption. The list would include:

Purchases of new homes
Rent
Interest on credit cards, mortgages and car loans
Doctor bills
Utilities
Gasoline (30 percent in addition to current taxes, which would not be repealed)
Legal fees

At today’s prices, gasoline would cost almost $1 per gallon more. A $150,000 new home would run $195,000 – plus the 30 percent tax that the buyer would pay on the interest on the mortgage. In short, the FairTax taxes everything that one buys, with the one notable exception of education. Any exceptions to the tax base (for instance, eliminating rent or credit card interest from the tax base) would require an offsetting increase in the rate.

 
at 1:22 PM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

let me see now. the complaint is that strickland has been unable to years of damage done by the conservatives in less than a year so he is a failure.

i can't wait till next year, when all the failures of the bushtard will be laid at the feet of the democratic administration.

it will take a generation to fix the problems created by these neocon morons.

 
at 3:11 PM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon wingnut 8:55 is the troll that calls himself 'useful idiot'. Idiot leads a very sad life with copious amounts of free time on his hands, and spends his days and nights posting comments on this forum under various names. All of the 'socialists' and "Hussein" comments are his.

Idiot thinks it still 1963 and that they Commies are hiding under every rock, waiting for a chance to break into his little hovel and get their hands on his money, which he hides in his mattress.

What a sad little troll the idiot is. Please get some mental help idiot, and then get a life.

 
at 9:07 AM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Someone should video the video of that McCain rally and Cunningham warmup, and the crowd shots, and the pols standing behind them looking like they are about to get themselves off on Cunningham's bile. It's an interesting look at the Repugnicant in his native environment. It'll be even more interesting in 2 years to see how many of them are being investigated, indicted, and imprisoned for a variety of political and personal corruption charges. They aren't going to like what competent, not political, U.S. Attorneys are going to find on them.

 
at 3:02 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Barack Hussein Obama is an empty suit full of empty promises.

 
at 10:22 AM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

And you're an empty brain full of empty thoughts.

 
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