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“My healthcare plan I put in place in my state has everyone insured.”

Romney on Thursday: “My healthcare plan I put in place in my state has everyone insured.” Also, it is an “important accomplishment” that is “working, by and large, pretty well.”

Oy. Romney apparently still does not realize that Romneycare is as politically toxic as Obamacare, which probably explains why he has not been able to pull ahead of Obama in the polls. It also once again explains why Republicans looked long and hard for an alternative before finally settling on Romney.

Nonetheless, Romney has been very clear about his opinion of Obamacare itself. He considers it an improper overreach of the federal government and a bad law. He has also been very clear about what he will do about it once in office: Repeal it. For this reason, voters will eventually choose him, even if the moment they finally make that choice will be in the voting booth on election day.

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Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
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  • Kelly Starks

    >…once again explains why Republicans looked long and hard for an alternative before finally settling on Romney…

    Seeing how bad Romney is on the campain trail – especially in comparison to Ryan, REALLY points a spot light on that.

    And yes thats why the republicans looked HARD at all the other alternatives, and were upset when the best eiather wouldn’t run, or like Ryan – were a little to young.

  • In the end, it will boil down to what the 3 or 4% undecideds do.

  • Kelly Starks

    Well the detailed numbers always looked pretty solid for Romney to win. Folks arn’t excited by Romney — but they have had it with Obama.

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