Mitt Romney Video Leaks, Basically Calls Obama Supporters Freeloaders

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It seems like Mittington Romnom RoboRomney has officially set his pants on fire.

In a video leaked to Mother Jones, Mitt Romney describes Obama's supporters as people "who believe that they are victims," are "dependent on the government," and "who pay no income tax."

You think you deserve help? You should get a job! You should also have a father who was an automobile executive. PFFT. ROBOROMNEY HAVE NO SYMPATHY FOR YOU.

Romney also tells the crowd of 1 percenters at the private fundraiser that he would definitely win the presidency if only he were Mexican. And they laugh and laugh because ain't nothing funnier than the image of a dirty Mexican presidente!

*I veto dis bill, señor! Adale! Andale! Arriba!!* LOLOL

When a donor asked him how he can win in November, Romney responds:

"There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. All right, there are 47 percent who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it. That that's an entitlement. And the government should give it to them. And they will vote for this president no matter what... These are people who pay no income tax."

Forty-seven percent of people are too poor to pay income taxes and are just sucking on that government teat like the worthless pieces of shit they are. So, hey, screw them! They'll vote for this president because they think being able to get life-saving medicine and help from doctors so they don't die is an actual human right. How! Dare! They!

Later on during the fundraiser, Romney yuks it up with his fellow fat cats about how if only he were a Mexican he'd totally be president.

"My dad, as you probably know, was the governor of Michigan and was the head of a car company. But he was born in Mexico... and uh, had he been born of uh, Mexican parents, I'd have a better shot at winning this. But he was unfortunately born to Americans living in Mexico. He lived there for a number of years. I mean, I say that jokingly, but it would be helpful to be Latino."

More of the fundraiser can be seen at Mother Jones. And it's a doozy.

But just in these two clips alone we can deduce one simple fact: Mitt Romney is pretty much a cartoon supervillain.

He's also an asshole of the highest order.

So, OK, two things.

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ChazStevensGenius
ChazStevensGenius

“Corporations are people, my friend.”

“I like being able to fire people.”

“I’m not concerned about the very poor.”

“I’m also unemployed.”

“Ann drives a couple of Cadillacs.”

“Ten thousand bucks? $10,000 bet?”

“I have some great friends that are NASCAR team owners.”

“There were a couple of times I wondered whether I was going to get a pink slip.”

“I’m running for office, for Pete’s sake; we can’t have illegals.”

originalsixtynine
originalsixtynine

Federal spending has risen at the lowest pace in nearly 60 years under Obama. It's the unpaid wars in Iraq & Afghanistan under Bush that were not on the books, which cost 3 trillion dollars (& counting) via the blatant misuse of emergency spending powers; including the massive deficit busting tax cuts for the super wealthy & the massive expansion of Medicare that no one wanted - all under Bush. Obama brought the economy back from the brink in 2009 & created almost 5 million in last 30 months.

jstan0101
jstan0101

Now I'm gonna tell the REAL TRUTH!  Anybody even considering voting for Obama after these 4 years seriously needs to question their own sanity!  And that's a FACT!

jstan0101
jstan0101

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Well this is a real snoozer.  He's totally right. 

 

"Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed."  -- Friedrich Neitzsche

 

TRUTH IS THE NEW HATE SPEECH.  "During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act."  --  George Orwell

 

 

satmike29
satmike29

if it walks like a duck, quacks like duck and looks like a duck then call it a duck.... If you do not pay taxes, do not work and live off the government then aren't you a freeloader by definition? 

 

Definition of FREELOAD : to impose upon another's generosity or hospitality without sharing in the cost or responsibility involved : sponge — free·load·er noun

DeanGarr
DeanGarr

Goodbye, Mr. Romney. We don’t want to see you anywhere NEAR the White House. It is going to be a lot more than 47% of Americans who vote against you. You are not only cynical and vacant, you are frightening. Go back where you came from.

 

fire.ant
fire.ant topcommenter

We. Are. The 47%!  We. Are. The 47%!

riverrat69
riverrat69 topcommenter

What the fuck is he talking about? His Mexican birth certificate is in his account in the Caymans along with the tax returns he wants no one to see. He's an anchor baby, just like Rubio.

LoRyder
LoRyder

@byChrisJoseph amazing that in the info age people still think things can be private. #ADouchebagSaysWhat

chrisk1902
chrisk1902

Wow...wow...wow...Looking back 2 months from now, people will conclude that this is the day that Romney lost the election

JerkJerkson
JerkJerkson

@byChrisJoseph Stop tweeting about life outside of sports, asshole! /unfollows

riverrat69
riverrat69 topcommenter

 @satmike29

 Right, just like the Fanjuls live off the taxpayers with the sugar price supports. And this is only one example. You teabaggers have a real problem supporting corporate welfare and then cutting funding for the less fortunate members of our society. Everyone is not born with a silver spoon in their mouth like Mittens. Freeloading hypocrites. Oh, and don't forget to burn your Medicare and SS cards, hypocrite.

byChrisJoseph
byChrisJoseph

@LoRyder Robots are unaware of video recorders, I guess.

byChrisJoseph
byChrisJoseph

@JerkJerkson You know these tweets appear in the comments.

satmike29
satmike29

@riverrat69

Just like a liberal, you can't make an intelligent argument so you start calling names. I support NO form of welfare. I was certainly not born with a silver spoon in my mouth either. I give to charity on my own terms and despise being forced to give money money to people who refuse to anything moire then a strain on society. To many people just stand around with their hands expecting others to just take care of them. Where did you hear Mitt was born with a silver spoon in his mouth?

 

I did not see any answer to my question either? Why do you believe I owe a freeloader my hard earned money?

satmike29
satmike29

 @Ashley Yeomans I just read this post, i guess i went strait to the next one when i got back the other night.

 

I do not wish to end all well fare programs. some I do like the cell phone, what a waste of tax payers money. I do firmly want them completely revamped and made functional. I agree with most of your ideas on it actually. Make them work for it, drug test, audit what the money is spent on. Establish serious penalties for fraud. For those that truly can not work, need to be better taken care of then what they currently are, if you remove the waste and fraud that currently exist there would much more money to do so. The freeloaders are such a drain on all of society, they are already thieves so kicking them off well fare is not going to change a thing.

 

I also believe in tax system that taxes everyone the same percentage. I do not believe in an escalating system. I feel I should be able to opt my taxes out of being spent on things that are offensive to me. I am pro life and do not want my hard work assisting on the death of a child.

riverrat69
riverrat69 topcommenter

 @ChazStevensGenius  @satmike29  @Ashley Yeomans

 I took my 91 year old father to Cocos Asian Grill in Lauderdale yesturday and of course we had to talk politics. He's retired , obviously. But he said in the course of the conversation that he had told his accountant when he was in business that he was paying alot in taxes. His account came right back and said don't complain, it means you're making alot of money.

ChazStevensGenius
ChazStevensGenius

 @satmike29  @riverrat69  @Ashley Yeomans Actually Mike. 

This very same paper you find yourself commenting up selected me as the 2010 Activist of the Year. 

I am also a very well compensated software developer... You've probably used a product I've helped create -- assuming you've ever used Microsoft Windows that is.

I'm solidly in the 1% club.  And guess what?  I love paying taxes.  As Oliver Windell Holmes said, "It buys me things... Like civilization."

Imagine that.  In the 1% club.  A socialist. A former Commissioner to a local Housing Authority. A guy who loves to pay taxes. Someone who sent three politicians to jail. On the front page of the Miami Herald and Washington Post.

And because of Mr. Obama, I'll finally be able to get health insurance.  You see Mike, I was stupid enough to have gotten cancer.  And because of that, I was unable to get coverage. Wanting to work for myself (you know, the American Dream), a single businessman, no one would insure me.  I didn't want cheap. I didn't want free.  I didn't want subsidized.  I just wanted access to the same insurance pool most folks enjoy.

Sorry that you had to drive 6 hours for an interview?  Wasn't there a WalMart closer?

riverrat69
riverrat69 topcommenter

 @satmike29  @Ashley Yeomans  @riverrat69  @ChazStevensGeniusThank you for making this your last post. I've had my fill of your elitist frightwingnut anti-labor anti-American bullshit. And Mittens is a two faced flag waving Sunshine Patriot draftdodger trying to flip flop his way to the top. Now Gramps, get back on your Alzheimers meds. Even though we can see they don't work.  I'm sure you're a Joe Arpaio birther nut too, now aren't you?

 

satmike29
satmike29

 @Ashley Yeomans  @riverrat69  @ChazStevensGenius  @satmike29 Ashley, Sorry for the delay. It has been a busy day. 6 hours driving round trip for the interview and when I got home I found that i am going to be a grandpa... of twins! That being so, this will likely be my last post. Anyways... As i am sure you know, this country was built on capitalism and because the greatest nation the world has ever known with capitalism. I will be the first to admit there have many injustices along the way and unions have squashed many of these. unions have also gone to far in several cases and bankrupted many a corporation. Look at the damage they have done in the auto industry and more recently the teachers union in Chicago and American Airlines has had to cancel more then 300 flights this week alone primarily do to them. There are far better ways to handle things on both sides, I do not believe there is anything wrong with a corporation making money, after all that is why they are in business in the first place isn't it. Some  of the most profitable companies i have worked for were multi-billion dollar companies and employees were treated and paid very well and there were no unions, so I know it can be done. As far as Romney goes, I believe he has what it takes to run this country like a business and get our economy headed in the right direction, The job situation as well. Where I have doubts in are policies abroad, but given the complete failure of the incumbent in that area, I am willing to take the risk as it is unlikely he could do any worse.

 

I will read any response you post and will try to reply, but I expect to be pretty busy tomorrow getting details and calling family... Also I did not proof read this so please excuse typos and other grammar mistakes that I would likely of missed anyways,

Ashley Yeomans
Ashley Yeomans

 @satmike29  @riverrat69  @ChazStevensGenius @riverrat69 - It would be nice if all the children could leave the discussion and leave it to those of us that are adept at communicating talking points without all the name calling and other childish nonsense.  It's all the same BS that goes on in politics and it nauseates me. Grow up!

@satmike29 - Just as you find it hard to believe that anyone with common sense could believe in failed public assistance programs, I find it hard to believe that anyone with common sense could believe in Romney's ideas on improving the economy.  He favors larger corporations and believes in the "trickle down" theory that those at the top will trickle down the wealth to those individuals at the bottom in a manner that is efficient and cost effective.  These are the same failed ideas that spawned unions and many of the regulations (minimum wage, workers' rights, affirmative action, etc.) that are in existence today!  Trusting individuals that are only out to make money to make ethical decisions that may not initially seem to be of benefit to themselves does not work, and I do not want to go back to a time when I have to depend on someone making millions of dollars off of my blood, sweat and tears, to do right by me - had this methodology worked, unions and regulations intended to force those at the top to do right by those at the bottom would never have come into existence, as there never would have been any sort of need for them.  History has shown that people at the top all too often forget, or just plain don't care, that they have a responsibility and an obligation to do right by their constituents, regardless of who they may be.

satmike29
satmike29

 @riverrat69  @ChazStevensGenius  @Ashley Yeomans Typical liberal argument.... You run out of rhetoric and start calling names. You call us bigots, racist and intolerant all the while it is you who are oppressing the minorities and the poor with you failed economic and entitlement policies. I can never tell if you truly believe in them or if you you are intentionally trying to create poverty and misery? I find it hard to believe that anyone with even a spec of common sense could believe in these repeatedly failed policies.

Ashley Yeomans
Ashley Yeomans

 @satmike29 Again, I point to the fact that not everyone on government assistance are freeloaders.  I have many friends that work hard everyday and need the assistance that is provided to them via food stamps and housing assistance, or they would inevitably be unable to provide adequately for their family.  To assume that everyone on government assistance is freeloading is not accurate.  And again, I do agree that the system MUST be modified and they need to find a better way to implement the assistance, but not eliminate it completely.  I understand that you want to give your money to charities that you trust - but you are essentially doing so under the same concept that coined public assistance programs.  That concept is that you and I are not equipped to seek out and find those individuals that are truly deserving of help on a regular basis, so we entrust a larger entity that has more resources available to it to do a better job of distributing assistance to the people that need them most.

I respect that you want the ability to choose where your funds are going, but ultimately, no matter how reputable a charity is, there are frequent instances where the funds are not be appropriated in a manner that is accurate and efficient.

I feel that you and I are in agreement regarding not wanting to give handouts to people.  I rue the way that public assistance programs are constructed, as they do not truly help individuals to help themselves.  But neither do the charities that you give to, necessarily (I don't know who you give to and am not trying to judge whether or not they are.  They offer assistance, but really, the assistance is ultimately futile if there's no education or skill building assistance included in the aid, which there typically is not with charities (or the current public assistance programs).

I feel that our public assistance programs should be structured similarly to the way Habitat for Humanity operates - that is, they require those that receive the assistance to not only work on their own houses, and to contribute monetarily in some way, but also to work on the houses of others that are in need.  In this way, people gain the assistance needed, without that assistance being just handed over to them.  That being said, the reasoning behind having tax dollars fund these programs is that more good can be done from the larger pool of funds that is generated from taxation, than what any individual charity would be able to accomplish.  Do you really believe that everyone would pitch in and give to charities on their own?  I believe in the good of people in general, but to think that there would actually be enough funds generated from charities alone without these government programs in place is idealistic, at the least.

If we just remove these programs, you will be affected negatively, regardless of what you would like to believe.  It would create a ripple effect of putting hardworking individuals in a corner, in a desperate position where crime and violence would increase, our lively hoods would be threatened, and instead of giving to charities, you would spend your money on defending and protecting your family.  The police force would be more strained than they already are, businesses would suffer because of the increases in crime, etc.  Not only would we stop giving handouts to the freeloaders, we would also be injuring those people that truly need the assistance, if not actually leaving them destitute without recourse.  Even upstanding individuals will find themselves contemplating theft and other means of survival.  The fact of the matter is that if you really were so accurate in your assessment of those people that need help, then you would also see that the majority of the people on public assistance DO deserve it, and that freeloaders are more the exception, rather than the rule.  These political parties that talk about getting rid of "entitlement" programs are not down at the bottom to see who receives the assistance.

I agree that the system needs to be reformed, but not eliminated.  The freeloaders infuriate me, as does the expensive bureaucratic implementation of the programs, but not the concept itself.

 

"Give a man a fish, feed him for the day; teach a man to fish, and you feed him for life."

riverrat69
riverrat69 topcommenter

 @satmike29  @ChazStevensGenius  @Ashley Yeomans  @riverrat69You libs? That says all I need to here about your frightwingnut tendencies.

 Why should I be tolerant at all? When frightwing nutjobs like Asshole Allen West call the president a commie, I should be tolerant? Of what, ignorance and stupidity? I should be tolerant of Mittens writing off half the population? I should be tolerant of a douchebag like you? I don't think so.

satmike29
satmike29

 @ChazStevensGenius  @Ashley Yeomans Well Chaz, i completely agree with you on dropping all this foreign aid we are handing out to everyone. I am clueless as to how you could compare our armed forces to freeloaders though, well in a rational manor anyways. In what way does founding our armed forces compare to entitlements? Funding the armed services contributes to my well being. It protects my family and freedom. In no rational way can the two be compared???  Mussolini and Hitler were socialist by the way. This is NOT a socialist country if you want to live in a socialist country then move to one and stop trying to destroy mine. 

 

I do appreciate your offer to give me a hand if I were need. I am sure I would do the same for you if able and you were in need. And yes deserving... I can decide full and well on my own who to help or not help. I do not need the fed to do it for me.

 

I will pass on your suggestion concerning the mic.

ChazStevensGenius
ChazStevensGenius

 @satmike29  @Ashley Yeomans Actually, I was being quite sarcastic.

I am, for the record, a card carrying member of the Socialist Party USA.

So, using your logic, if you don't want to support people you don't know, then how do you justify the billions we send in foreign aid -- to such places as Israel?

I am also a pacifist.  So, let me take my money back from our war machine.

And while you are at it, this war on drugs is a complete waste of money.  So let's stop funding that.

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Deserving?

As a former Commissioner to the Deerfield Beach Housing Authority, I saw first hand families struggling to make ends meet.  I saw decent hard working people, who sometimes through no fault of their own, were one very tiny step away from being destitute.

Rest assured Mike, should you or your family members find yourself in need, I will be there to lend a hand.

Now, do us all a favor. Pick up that microphone you dropped and stick it up your ass.

satmike29
satmike29

 @Ashley Yeomans Ashley, I am skipping over you first comment in regards to the schooling as I have 3 kids 1 one currently in public school 1 graduated from a charter and 1 from a private school and i do not mind my tax money going to reasonable schooling. I do agree with the gentlemen who does not have children however.

 

As for your answer to my question...  I find it absurd. In what way do the freeloaders contribute to my being? They do not even contribute to their being. I am fully aware that I am not 'Island' but the people I am talking about have nothing to do with that. If you had read my post you would of seen that I do contribute to charity, I choose where to place my money. I do not want the government to choose for me. I give to the deserving not to the free loading and lazy, I have relied on family and friends before as family and friends have relied on me. My family and friends are not freeloaders however, if they were then i would not contribute to it just as i would not offer to buy a alcoholic a beer. If you want to give your money to lazy freeloaders then you go right ahead it is your money to do with as you like, but do not tell me that I have to do the same. I choose those who are deserving.

Ashley Yeomans
Ashley Yeomans

 @satmike29  The plain and simple answer to your question is because you live here.  You are not an island.  If you were left here with no other soul around, you would be forced to live a life of pure survival.  Do you go to the movies, restaurants, plays, shows, concerts, theme parks, museums, etc.?  How about the doctor, a lawyer, etc.?  You cannot tell me that you've gone your entire life doing things for yourself and have never had anyone give you a chance to prove yourself, or taken the time to teach you something, or let you borrow money, or helped you in some other way.  Your comment is no different than the statement, "Why should I stop to help that person with a flat tire that I don't even know?" or, "Why should I stop that person from robbing someone that I don't even know?"  The answer is that you would want someone to do the same for you, if you were ever in a situation where you needed some assistance.

In fact, those types of statements are typical statements that angry, young, ignorant people typically say.  "Why should I care?", "Why should I help someone else that I don't know?", "What does that have to do with me?", etc.  It is this blatant disregard of the obligation that each of us has to each other.  If my rights end where yours begin, so should my troubles and hardships also.  If everyone walked around with the attitude that you have regarding helping others (even if you personally don't know them), our society would be far worse than it is right now.  As it is, crimes against others in our society stem exactly from that mental attitude - not caring about each other.  This is why criminals kill, plunder, steal, and hurt others - because they don't care.

Maybe you should start caring a little more and stop believing that you exist in and of yourself alone - you don't.  And neither do I or anyone else in our great country.

Ashley Yeomans
Ashley Yeomans

 @ChazStevensGenius  @satmike29 I can understand your concern, but the fact of the matter is that the reason that we want other peoples' children to get an education is because no one is an island.  Do you have a car? Can you do every repair necessary yourself?  Even if you have the skills to do it, do you have the time?  How about building and engineering the car from the ground up?  Are you going to build your own house without anyone else, including designing, engineering, pulling the permits, purchasing the materials and doing all the physical labor yourself?  Are you knowledgeable enough to represent yourself in a court of law?  If you are, do you have the time to do any necessary research and prepare your case?  How about going to the doctor?

Regardless of how independent each of us are, we ultimately depend on others every day, without fail.  Whenever I hop in my car to go somewhere, I am placing my life in the hands of other people, as are you.  Educated and intelligent citizens benefit each and every one of us, even if those educated people did not come from our family lineage.  You, just as I do, depend on others to accomplish things in our society, because I know I do not have the time to become thoroughly educated in every area that is needed.

In addition, while educated people do stupid things, uneducated (and I'm not talking necessarily a college education - just basic common sense, problem solving skills, analytical skills, literacy, etc.) people present a danger to themselves and to you and I.  I personally don't think that education is a right - it is a necessity.  The problem with "entitlement" programs is the way they are implemented, not the concept itself.  Instead of handing out welfare, it SHOULD be a requirement that the individual receiving financial assistance should be working and/or becoming better educated so that they can start contributing to society instead of just taking away from society.  And it is not right to simply blame people for their lack of skills or education.  While there are definitely plenty of freeloaders (it burns me up when I see someone that I know receives some sort of assistance driving around in a Dodge Charger or some other car that is far more expensive than the one that I drive), many of these people were not given the tools necessary to seek and recognize opportunities to get ahead.  I want them to get educated so that they can stop selling drugs and receiving assistance, and start driving around a nice car because they actually EARNED it, as you and I have earned the things that we have.

satmike29
satmike29

 @riverrat69  @ChazStevensGenius  @Ashley Yeomans @riverrat69 Wow, so angry and intolerant...wait a minute, aren't you libs supposed to be like uber tolerant of others beliefs??? I think you must be one of darn republicans just pretending to be a liberal just to make them look like hypocrites? Right?

 

Ans still no answer to my question... Just name calling, finger pointing and accusations, I am left only one conclusion. You can't answer the question because there is no reason that I should financially responsible for someone I do not even know.

 

*Mike holds the microphone strait out and drops it then turns around walks off victorious!!!

riverrat69
riverrat69 topcommenter

 @satmike29  @riverrat69

 Mitt Romney was born on March 12, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan. The son of former Michigan Governor George Romney. He was raised in Bloomfield Hills MI , an affluent city in Oakland County. Romney attended the prestigious Cranbrook School before receiving his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in 1971. He attended Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, and received both a law degree and a Master of Business Administration degree in 1975. He also dodged the draft four times while supporting the Nam War. If that ain't a silver spoon I don't know what is. You're a typical teabag frightwing hypocite.

satmike29
satmike29

 @Ashley Yeomans Here we go again... FYI, I am not a Romney supporter. I will vote for him only because there is not a better option. And my comment on freeloaders was clearly directed to those who do NOT pay taxes. as far as entitlement programs, I do not support them in any way. If someone wants to scrap them as they are and come up with a program that takes care of those who truly can not take care of themselves then you can get my support. Otherwise keep your hands out of my pocket. I have ran into hard times more then once, I relied on myself and got back on my feet. I have no college education, just a High School diploma. I could not afford college, i worked a full time job while I was in high school and at times I had a second part time job as well. During the summer I worked in a packing house during the day and at a grocery store in the evening. I had friends who worked even harder then that. Some people are just plain lazy and will take advantage every chance the get. Giving them a handout only hurts them.

 

And still no answer to my question... Why is my obligation to support some freeloader I have never met?

Ashley Yeomans
Ashley Yeomans

 @satmike29  Mitt actually admitted himself that he WAS in fact, "born with a silver spoon".  Quite frankly, both sides are absolutely ridiculous and neither should be in office - it's always one extreme to the next with you guys!  No one actually thinking for themselves, just falling for either the liberal or conservative BS that never seems to end.  For everyone totally against so-called "entitlement" programs, remember, these are the people who are NOT breaking into your house and hurting you out of their desperation and lack of sustenance.  Not everyone that receives government assistance is doing so because they don't work or pay taxes, I know many people that have ALWAYS held a job, faithfully, but simply cannot afford to take care of their families without some additional help.  I myself do not utilize any of the assistance programs available, nor would I qualify for them anyway, and definitely agree that people need to pull their own weight.  But you sir, sound entirely brainwashed when you make such a blanketed statement about those individuals that accept assistance through some of these programs - obviously not everyone that uses them is just a freeloader.  In addition, like it or not, it's time that everyone stop saying that individuals who are on government assistance don't pay any taxes - WE ALL PAY TAXES because INCOME TAX is not the only form of taxation in existence.  Now, there are some who end up not being held liable for any INCOME tax, but let's get it right and stop buying into all the BS coming in from both sides.  In addition, I take issue with someone who has billions of dollars calling people freeloaders and accusing hardworking citizens of not paying income tax, when they themselves ARE FREELOADING AND NOT PAYING INCOME TAX - WAKE UP!  BOTH SIDES ARE RIDDLED WITH IDIOTS AND LIARS!

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