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President Obama Turns Mitt Romney & GOP Into An Even Bigger Joke At White House Correspondent’s Dinner (VIDEO)

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The White House Correspondent’s Dinner has been held every year since 1920 to honor excellence in journalism. But it is also an event where politicians rub elbows with Hollywood celebrities and vice versa, and where the President is able to show his humorous side.

On Saturday night, President Obama took the opportunity to turn the Republican Party and Mitt Romney into even bigger punchlines than they already are.

President Obama began with Congressional Republicans who have blocked any and every bill in an attempt to make him (and America) fail. The President reminded us that he was elected back in 2008, and then quipped,

“Since then, Congress and I have certainly had our differences; yet, I’ve tried to be civil, to not take any cheap shots.  And that’s why I want to especially thank all the members who took a break from their exhausting schedule of not passing any laws to be here tonight. Let’s give them a big round of applause.”

President Obama then turned his attention to Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee, taking a light jab at Romney’s vast wealth and many houses.

“Anyway, it’s great to be here this evening in the vast, magnificent Hilton ballroom — or what Mitt Romney would call a little fixer-upper.”

( Read full story at www.addictinginfo.org )

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Paul Ryan Rejects Ayn Rand In Face Of Catholic Criticism

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Via Talking Points Memo: “Under fire from the powerful U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for writing a budget that cuts deeply into programs that help the needy, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) defended his vision in a Thursday speech at Georgetown University…In a sign that the criticism bruised Ryan, he proceeded to label his well-documented affinity for Rand an “urban legend” in an interview with National Review published Thursday, saying he rejects her “atheist philosophy.” He did not, however, comment on Rand’s anti-government views that more closely reflect his political philosophy…”.* Ben Mankiewicz and Michael Shure (host of TwenTYTwelve) discuss on The Young Turks.

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We will be talking about the king of flip flop himself  the one and only Mitt Romney.  

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We will be talking about the king of flip flop himself  the one and only Mitt Romney.  

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Do Undocumented Immigrants Pay Taxes?

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Via Rasmussen Reports: “The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on the controversial immigration law first passed in Arizona two years ago, and a majority of voters nationwide still agree with one of the law’s chief provisions. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 59% believe police should automatically check the immigration status of individuals they pull over for a traffic violation…”.* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down. Are undocumented workers a drain on the system or do the sales/payroll taxes they pay result in a net gain?

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Mitt Romney to students: You’re on your own

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The Massachusetts decline from 37th to 47th in job growth under Governor Mitt Romney was not just a coincidence – his cuts to job training and higher education helped make Massachusetts less competitive. Now, Romney wants give massive new tax cuts to the wealthiest while making dramatic cuts to job training and higher education on a national level.

Even with college costs increasing, Romney bragged about his cuts to higher education and his answer to a student asking aboutaffordability was ‘shop around’. Romney’s rhetoric on college reflects his priorities and worldview: cutting taxes for the wealthy is more important than investing in an economy that works for the middle class.

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Get Over It, Gringos

On Wednesday, Arizona finally gets its chance before the Supreme Court, and it probably no longer matters. The state’s spurious immigration bill, SB1070, is in the limelight. The Supreme Court seemed in an awful hurry to hear arguments, but time and history may have scooted along even faster, rendering their decision nearly irrelevant.

First of all, as law professor Peter Spiro just pointed out in the New York Times , Arizona and states with similar laws, like Alabama and Georgia, have taken such an economic hit from the legislation’s unintended consequences that other lawmakers are furiously back-pedaling from their own efforts at passage. Some of the hit has been from business that was cancelled in protest, some from crops lost when the people most willing to harvest them simply left. The business community is coalescing in opposition to these laws because of the hostile environment they create.

Second, Arizona’s bulldog enforcer, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio—the man who has racially profiled Latinos, whether U.S. citizens or not—is on the verge of being charged with felonious conduct by the U.S. Department of Justice. Arpaio tried to empty Maricopa County of brown people, and he had some measure of success until the Feds yanked on his leash, causing the bulldog to lose his teeth.

Third—and this is the heart of the matter—demographics are going to be the true decider of Arizona’s future. The last census shows that Latinos make up 30% of the state’s population. More importantly, it shows that they accounted for over 46% of Arizona’s growth in population from 2000-2010, while no other single group formed more than 17% of that growth. Currently, more than 43% of all Arizonans under the age of 18 are Latino, while less than 42% are white. See where this is going? That effort by Arpaio and the state legislators to get rid of brown people—and make no mistake, that’s the real intent of the law—that effort is doomed. Never had a chance.

Sure, the census in 2010 came up with 100,000 fewer Latinos than expected, maybe because that many people actually vamoosed. But the numbers that are left are an undeniable force to be reckoned with. Lots of those who are still here are registering to vote, and they’re mad—a fact that Arizona will see on Wednesday. While the Supremes are deliberating, Arizonans are planning to march in the streets.  - By 

( Read full story at www.addictinginfo.org )

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Romney distancing himself from Kris Kobach, the history of Mormon Polygamy and immigration

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In 1891, Congress identified polygamists as “persons suffering from a loathsome or a dangerous contagious disease,” and those convicted of  “a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude: ineligible for immigration.

According to DIGITAL HISTORY:

1891 Congress makes polygamists, “persons suffering from a loathsome or a dangerous contagious disease,” and those convicted of “a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude” ineligible for immigration. The act establishes the Bureau of Immigration within the Treasury Department.
1892 Ellis Island opens; serves as processing center for 12 million immigrants over the next 30 years.

Early on during the Republican primary elections, Mitt Romney decided to make a deal with the Latino devil via Kris Kobach — who is the legal architect of most anti-immigrant legislation via FAIR. Romney committed political Latino suicide when he decided to demonize Latin immigrants for his own political expediency.  Romney has a history of moving politicians to the right regarding immigration when he ran against Sen. John McCain and we witnessed Romney attack Rick Perry when Rick stated his compassionate reasons for supporting the DREAM Act.  Furthermore, Latino activists will never let Romney live his “veto the DREAM Act” statement when Newt Gingrich was giving him a run for his money during the South Carolina primary elections.

Now we see “multiple choice” Mitt Romney trying to distance himself from Kris Kobach.  As a result of Romney’s “new” move … will FAIR continue to give Romney the best anti-immigrant score?

How will FAIR, Kris Kobach, John Tanton, Steve King, Lamar Smith, Marco Rubio and etc. feel about the policies made with regard to Romney’s polygamy and changing immigration views?

How will independent feminists feel about Romney’s polygamist background?

For instance, Russell Goldman believes Mitt Romney will likely struggle nationally, particularly with women, because his father was “born on a polygamy commune in Mexico,” said Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer.  In fact, Romney’s great grandfather, Miles Park Romney, fled to Mexico after the 1882 passing of the Edmund Act, which banned polygamy in the US. He married his fifth wife after the Mormon church formally banned the practice in 1890.

Would FAIR support ideas that will reverse the decision of Congress from 1891?

Jeff Flake flaked out against the DREAM Act vote during December 2010 when he voted against a compassionate view toward our youth, however, Flake supported the extension of Cuban vacations on the tax payer’s dime when he introduced and voted for an amendment  to  deny the Bush administration funds to enforce the travel ban.  Furthermore, why is Jeff Flake encouraging this when Cuban immigrants receive government benefits and privileged amnesty only to go back on extended vacation?

Indeed it will be an interesting election year if Romney becomes the official GOP nominee.  We get to see the hypocrisy the Obama machine will lay out as he politically annihilates Romney.

(Story via /tucsoncitizen.com )

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Senator Marco Rubio Says George W. Bush Was A Fantastic President

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During the 2008 Election, Republicans wanted nothing to do with outgoing President George W. Bush because of his toxic eight years in the White House. Under Bush’s “leadership,” Americans had to suffer through two wars, one of which is still ongoing, a Great Recession that resulted in high unemployment, home losses, and a national debt that doubled. Meanwhile, the wealthy received tax breaks, worker wages fell, prices went up, jobs were outsourced at a faster pace, America’s manufacturing sector nearly vanished, and America’s image fell among the international community. In addition, safety regulations were repealed, disaster response was terrible, and torture was allowed to used. Republicans ran away screaming from all of this in 2008. President Bush was all of sudden a plague on the party. Fast forward to 2012 and now Republicans are embracing the Bush Presidency.

On Sunday, during an interview with CNN’s Candy Crowley, Florida Republican Senator and possible Mitt Romney running mate Marco Rubio claimed that George W. Bush did a “fantastic job” during his Presidency after being asked to compare a Romney Presidency to the Bush Presidency.

“I haven’t gone through the comparison. I think that presidents serve in different times with different challenges. And so I think that George W. Bush, in my opinion, did a fantastic job as president over eight years, facing a set of circumstances during those eight years that are different from the circumstances that a President Romney would face.”

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Mitt Romney, Vietnam, & Mormon Church Discrimination

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How did 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney get out of the Vietnam war? What was Romney’s take on the Mormon Church not allowing black people to be priests while he was attending Brigham Young University (BYU)? The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.