2012 Election

A Message for Nebraskans From Comedian Steve Martin

Courtesy of Bob Kerrey for Nebraska
 

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Romney Attempted To Defund MS Program as Governor

In July of 2003, a mere 7 months after taking office, Romney took out the hatchet.
"(10) $162,368 for the MS PASS program, so-called, as previously established at the department of public health. Said funds shall be expended to maximize matching dollars to be used for services provided by the program as managed by the Central New England chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
[The Governor disapproved this item.]"
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Mitt Romney on 47 Percent: I Changed My Mind!

Mitt Romney would like to let you all know that he changed his mind on the "47 Percent" and was "wrong" when saying the things he said (that he usually agrees with).
This clip from the Majority Report, live M-F at 12 noon EST and via daily podcast at http://Majority.FM
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In Debate Romney Out Of Touch With Jewish Voters and the Truth

(NJDC) During last night's presidential debate, Republican nominee Mitt Romney demonstrated once again the grand scale on which he is out of touch with the values of most American Jews. Romney used the night to continue peddling Republican policies-including on health care and other important domestic issues-that most Jewish voters simply do not support.
In addition, Think Progress noted that Romney rattled off
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Paul Ryan: 30 Percent of Americans Don't Believe in the American Dream

What is with the Romney campaign and outright dismissing large portions of the country? First, Mitt Romney said he's not concerned about 47% of the country. Now, a tape has leaked from just a few years ago with Paul Ryan stating 30 percent of Americans believe in the "welfare state" and not the "American dream"... This clip from the Majority Report, live M-F at 12 noon EST and via daily podcast at http://Majority.FM
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Romney Adviser Admitted Romney Mislead America


It didn't take long before the Romney campaign screwed up a gigantic win for their candidate, Mitt Romney.
Talking Points Memo interviewed Eric Fehrnstrom after the first Presidential debate in Denver, which his candidate, Mitt Romney won. In that interview Eric, revealed that basically, Romney lied about pre existing conditions during the debate, I know shocker.
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Big Bird Pink Slip

Romney: I will eliminate all programs by this test if they do not pass it. Is the program so critical is it is worth barring china to pay for it? Obamacare is on my list. I use the term with all respect. I will get rid of that. I will stop the subsidy to PBS. I like PBS. I like Big Bird. I cannot keep spending money to borrow from china to pay for it...
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CNBC: President Obama Cut Taxes 18 Times For Small Businesses


Mitt Romney has actually taken President Obama's side on this issue recently saying, President Obama hasn't raised taxes at all, but he add, he will in his next term. But what Romney admitted is contrary to what Republicans have been telling their followers all along.
Here is the CNBC article regarding the claim President Obama has been saying on the campaign trail, that he cut taxes 18 times for small businesses.
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Repackaging Mitt

Up until now, Romney’s stories on the campaign trail have been about business successes — people who started businesses in garages and grew their companies into global giants, entrepreneurs who succeeded because of grit and determination, millionaires who began poor. Horatio Alger updated.
Curiously absent from these narratives have been the stories of ordinary Americans caught in an economy over which they have no control. That is, most of us.
At least until now.
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Voter Registration Deadlines by State

Your vote is your voice, but you have to sign up before you can speak up. Make sure you’re REGISTERED to VOTE before the deadline in your state.
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