Wed Oct 10, 2012, 02:35 PM
trailmonkee (2,605 posts)
Ann Romney To Visit Cancer Center That Benefited From Stimulus Funds
Source: think progress
Ann Romney, a breast cancer survivor, will visit the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday — which has received millions from the stimulus (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act). Her husband and his running mate Paul Ryan both opposed the measure, which President Obama signed into law in February of 2009.
Ann will tour the location and “meet with patients and members of their families.”
The Moffit H. Lee Cancer & Research Institute is Florida’s only Comprehensive Cancer Center that conducts “extensive research on cancer as well as providing advanced forms of treatment.” It benefits from “significant federal research funding,” including $23,920,428 from the stimulus:
Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/10/10/982751/ann-romney-to-visit-cancer-center-that-benefited-from-stimulus-funds/
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Wed Oct 10, 2012, 02:53 PM
SpankMe (590 posts)
1. I hope someone confronts Ann Romney with this while she's there.
She needs to receive a little discomfort about how her husband's position is as odds with the humanity and compassion of important institutions like the Moffit Center.
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Wed Oct 10, 2012, 02:57 PM
DavidL (384 posts)
2. YES! I hope she is confronted, but I doubt she will be
What those Romney Ryan folks are doing is shameless, just shameless capitalizing on compassion. So Queen Ann pays a visit to sick people, think of the hundreds of times Michelle and Jill Biden have done something for families of soldiers over the last 4 years. The Romneys act like the military doesn't exist until they use in in their campaign. Sickening.