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Browsing Archive: January, 2012

THE KING OF BAIN: When Mitt Romney Came to Town

Posted by on Monday, January 16, 2012,
The truth about Mitt Romney's job creation and business experience during his tenure with Bain Capital.





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"CLASS ENVY"

Posted by on Thursday, January 12, 2012,
If the video clip below doesn't illustrate just how out of touch Mitt Romney is with the anger and everyday struggles of middle class Americans and the working poor, I don't know what would. TheTwoHundredMillionDollarMan aka MrOnePercent just doesn't get it. 

The fact is, that the 1% profited off of the global financial collapse and recession brought on by their own irresponsibility-- with the help of the deregulation championed by the Republicans over the last thirty years-- handsomely.  In ...
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STOP SOPA and SAVE THE INTERNET: Say No to American Censorship

Posted by on Wednesday, January 11, 2012,

SOPA would give governments and corporations the power to take down entire websites over infringing posts by users, endangering the internet as we know it. This legislation is internet censorship in its very worst form and if passed, it will effect every website you enjoy visiting, from this site, to your facebook page, twitter, youtube, even your personal email.  You can help prevent it from passing by writing to your Congressperson, signing a petition and taking other action in a few sh...
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ROMNEY'S TAX AVOIDANCE plus BAIN CAPITAL INVESTIGATED by FBI

Posted by on Sunday, January 8, 2012,
An investigative report by ABC reveals that Republican Presidential Primary candidate Mitt Romney, who I have dubbed #TheTwoHundredMillionDollarMan on twitter, has avoided paying his fair share of taxes by hiding his money in off-shore accounts in the Cayman Islands and elsewhere. Is it any wonder that he continues to refuse to release his income tax records as is the tradition of those running for the Executive Office of this nation? Watch:



Furthermore,  two weeks ago a Freedom of Information...
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MONTANA SUPREME COURT STANDS UP to Citizens United.

Posted by on Wednesday, January 4, 2012,

In late December, the Montana Supreme Court upheld the state's ban on corporate spending in state elections, a ruling that stands in direct opposition to Citizens United, via its decision regarding the case of Western Tradition Partnership v. Attorney General, 2011 MT 328. 

Question Presented:  Does the portion of Montana’s Corrupt Practices Act which prohibits a corporation from making “a contribution or an expenditure in connection with a candidate” survive the United States Supreme C...
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