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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:31 PM

My fellow black DUers - where do we get our free gifts?

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/14/romney-blames-loss-on-obamas-gifts-to-minorities-and-young-voters/


November 14, 2012, 5:15 PM
Romney Blames Loss on Obama’s ‘Gifts’ to Minorities and Young Voters
By ASHLEY PARKER


In a conference call on Wednesday afternoon with his national finance committee, Mr. Romney said that the president had followed the “old playbook” of wooing specific interest groups — “especially the African-American community, the Hispanic community and young people,” Mr. Romney explained — with targeted gifts and initiatives.

“In each case they were very generous in what they gave to those groups,” Mr. Romney said.

“With regards to the young people, for instance, a forgiveness of college loan interest, was a big gift,” he said. “Free contraceptives were very big with young college-aged women. And then, finally, Obamacare also made a difference for them, because as you know, anybody now 26 years of age and younger was now going to be part of their parents’ plan, and that was a big gift to young people. They turned out in large numbers, a larger share in this election even than in 2008.”

The president’s health care plan, he added, was also a useful tool in mobilizing African-American and Hispanic voters. Though Mr. Romney won the white vote with 59 percent, according to exit polls, minorities coalesced around the president in overwhelming numbers — 93 percent of blacks and 71 percent of Hispanics voted to re-elect Mr. Obama.




Why is this the first I'm hearing about this? I mean - if we are getting free stuff - do we get a choice in what we get? Like - can I get solar panels for my home? What if I want the Holland Tunnel shored up? Can I get the roads around Asbury Park fixed post Sandy? Or - what about a few shares of stock in a Renewable Energy company?

What's on your list? My brother says he wants five American soldiers from Afghanistan home for good.
My husband just said he wants to get a poor child a dentist visit. Or a millionaire to pay their taxes.

We just don't know where to go pick them up. Or do they get shipped to us?

Loaded with . . . But this is why I just HATE the Republicans. I haaaaate them. And THAT one can take his magic underwear and shove it up his ass.

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JustAnotherGen Nov 2012 OP
wryter2000 Nov 2012 #1
JustAnotherGen Nov 2012 #2
LoisB Nov 2012 #3
ProgressiveProfessor Nov 2012 #4
kwassa Nov 2012 #5
JustAnotherGen Nov 2012 #6
kwassa Nov 2012 #7
JustAnotherGen Nov 2012 #8
Number23 Nov 2012 #9
CheapShotArtist Nov 2012 #10
goclark Dec 2012 #11

Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 06:53 PM

1. I want my free contraceptives!

Okay, I'm 64 and had a hysterectomy, but fair is fair. I want my pills!

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Response to wryter2000 (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 07:11 PM

2. N/s



My mom turns 65 on Sunday - she says she wants her uterus back!

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:22 PM

3. I want my 40 acres and my mule

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:02 PM

4. I'll take mine in SS109

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 01:15 PM

5. I am willing to accept Romney's house in La Jolla.

I could use a nice house on the beach.

as long as he paid the annual real-estate taxes, too. That should be included in the gift.

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Response to kwassa (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 03:59 PM

6. Now

That one has a caveat! Romney paaaaaaaaaaaaay taxes?

Dodge that bullet kwassa! Dodge the bullet I said!

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #6)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 09:38 PM

7. well, this is a fantasy after all ...

isn't it?

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Response to kwassa (Reply #7)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 02:16 PM

8. Not according

to Mitt Romney!

Okay - but in your fantasy do you have to act socially awkward in order to live there? Now that is the true test of whether it's worth having.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 07:10 PM

9. Obama can keep his gift because Romney already gave me mine

Slinking his ignorant, overprivileged ass right back into the annals of history where it belongs. I can't believe that even for a day, I thought he was a decent person who just happened to support ideals different from my own.

There's nothing decent about the man. Even the people trying to convince the rest of us that he was president-worthy last week have already washed their hands of him. May the gods pee down the lapels of his overpriced suits from here to eternity.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 02:45 PM

10. I got my gift already by Robme losing.

The Corporate Welfare guy will never be allowed to work the oval office.

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Response to CheapShotArtist (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 12:36 AM

11. Rmoney saying bye bye

Was our early Christmas present !

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