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Donald Trump will give $5 million to charity for Barack Obama’s college and passport records.
Big deal. I bet I can find one million Americans to give five bucks each to get copies of Mitt Romney’s tax returns.
From Roger Simon in Politico

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Whoever you’re supporting in 2012 - The Environment Loses

When the question of gas prices came up, it raised the future of energy production in America and how we’re going to get the next century’s worth of power. While I give the President credit for mentioning renewables, when push came to shove we saw that dirty power isn’t going anywhere. 

Here’s the President:

Natural gas production is the highest it’s been in decades. We have seen increases in coal production and coal employment. But what I’ve also said is we can’t just produce traditional source of energy. We’ve also got to look to the future. That’s why we doubled fuel efficiency standards on cars. That means that in the middle of the next decade, any car you buy, you’re going to end up going twice as far on a gallon of gas. That’s why we doubled clean — clean energy production like wind and solar and biofuels.

And all these things have contributed to us lowering our oil imports to the lowest levels in 16 years. Now, I want to build on that. And that means, yes, we still continue to open up new areas for drilling. We continue to make it a priority for us to go after natural gas. We’ve got potentially 600,000 jobs and 100 years worth of energy right beneath our feet with natural gas.



Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/16/transcript-second-presidential-debate/#ixzz29YJmk42J


Romney got right to the point. He wants more drilling and he wants the Tar Sands pipeline from Canada. 

Let’s take advantage of the energy resources we have, as well as the energy sources for the future. And if we do that, if we do what I’m planning on doing, which is getting us energy independent, North America energy independence within eight years, you’re going to see manufacturing jobs come back. Because our energy is low cost, that are already beginning to come back because of our abundant energy. I’ll get America and North America energy independent. I’ll do it by more drilling, more permits and licenses.

We’re going to bring that pipeline in from Canada. How in the world the president said no to that pipeline? I will never know.



Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/16/transcript-second-presidential-debate/#ixzz29YIzaRBc


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The Debate’s Winners and Losers

Winners:

Obama

Women (those not in binders of course)

The 47%

The State Department

Losers:

The Environment

election:

pantslessprogressive:

Winners:

V-jayjay Binders

Lily Ledbetter

The 47 percent

Candy “Shut ‘Em Down” Crowley

Your assault weapon under a Romney administration

Losers:

Gang-bangers

Timekeepers

Single parents

Obama’s pension

Lorraine

A good kick-off - what are your winner/loser picks from tonight’s debate?

(via newsweek)

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After his mission, he attended Harvard, studying business, law, classics and philosophy, though intellectually his first love was always tax avoidance. After Harvard, he took his jawline to Bain Consulting, a firm with very smart people with excessive personal hygiene. While at Bain, he helped rescue many outstanding companies, like Pan Am, Eastern Airlines, Atari and DeLorean.

David Brooks writes the Romney “Biography”

The Real Romney - NYTimes.com

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So apparently Mitt Romney is going to address the NAACP at noon today. I cannot possibly think of a more awkward match of speaker to audience. 

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