Donald Trump loses it, calls for “revolution”
First bus out of GOP crazy-town is being driven by Donald Trump
Stephen Stills on Mitt Romney: ‘I Never Thought I’d See a Creepier Politician Than Nixon’
After running for years as a hard-right conservative, Romney is sprinting to the center in the final days of the campaign. This shouldn’t surprise anyone. He cast himself as a moderate back when he became Governor of Massachusetts. He’ll be whatever he thinks he has to be in order to win. He is just raw ambition with no real ideology.
Romney Avoids Taxes via Loophole Cutting Mormon Donations
In 1997, Congress cracked down on a popular tax shelter that allowed rich people to take advantage of the exempt status of charities without actually giving away much money.
Individuals who had already set up these vehicles were allowed to keep them. That included Mitt Romney, then the chief executive officer of Bain Capital, who had just established such an arrangement in June 1996.
Blaming China Masks our Real Economic Problems
For the most part, the response of economists to the candidates’ exchange over trade was highly negative. Economists are strong advocates of open, unimpeded trade between nations, and with all that economists have done to promote the idea that specialization and trade is mutually beneficial – an argument with the public that has persisted for hundreds of years how could the candidates regress into this primitive mercantile thinking?
Worth a read.
In Boca Raton Romney declared that simply by being elected he could start a boom, “without actually doing anything”.
This is a guy with dancing horse and car elevator who expects amazing progress in the economy just by him showing up. This is a guy who is out of touch on an epic scale.