A Canadian CEO criticizes Obamacare and the Canadian Healthcare system

Over the weekend I went to dinner with some friends and among them was a conservative Canadian who was disappointed Obama won, so basically a Republicanadian.  As a business owner who works hard to grow his business into an international franchise and as a job creator (he used that term), he said he wanted someone who understands that the economy depends on making business such as his grow.  We talked debt, economy, socialism, among other topics and I countered his arguments with my “socialist views”. He even asked to see my communist card and I told him not to joke about it because under Obama he will soon get one too! But when it came to discussing Obama's healthcare law as it compares to the Canadian healthcare system, I was at a loss for arguments because I was not familiar with the Canadian system. 

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Romney Concession Speech 2012

Ok, so this is really the Romney concession speech from 2008.  (Just wanted to get an early start on blog SEO.) 

You don't have to read it all, but a quick skim-through will be richly rewarded with many WTF?! hahas.  Enjoy!

FORMER GOV. ROMNEY DELIVERS REMARKS AT CPAC

FEBRUARY 7, 2008

SPEAKER: FORMER GOV. MITT ROMNEY, R-MASS.

ROMNEY: Thank you, guys. Thank you.

AUDIENCE: Mitt! Mitt! Mitt! Mitt!

ROMNEY: What an honor. What an honor to be here. Thank you.

(APPLAUSE)

Thank you so much. What a welcome. That is so fabulous. And it's such an honor to be introduced by Laura Ingraham.

You know, we have all the fun. The people in our party, they're gorgeous, they're brilliant. It's wonderful to have Laura Ingraham on our side. You know that? She is wonderful.

(APPLAUSE)

Thanks to her and all the talk radio for [...]

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Breaking News: Conservative Third-Party Candidate On Virginia Ballot

Virginia, a must-win state for Romney, has just become much more of a reach

In a potentially worrisome development for Mitt Romney, the Virginia state board of elections decided Tuesday morning to allow the Constitution Party candidate for president – former GOP Rep. Virgil Goode – on the ballot in November.

In a brief interview, Mr. Goode said he was pleased with the result, but not surprised. Republican officials had questioned some signatures that Mr. Goode collected on petitions, he said, suggesting for example that it wasn’t possible to gather so many signatures from people living in different places at once.

Mr. Goode said the explanation was simple – he and other Constitution Party officials went to big events such as festivals to collect signatures.

“People come from all over the state to the Chicken Festival,” he said, adding, “I don’t think this speaks [...]

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Todd Akin: F*ck All Of You!

8/21/2012 3:41 p.m. EDT

With two hours and 19 minutes to go before the deadline for the Missouri Republican party to replace him without a court order, Rep. Todd Akin maintains his defiance:

"I said one word in one sentence on one day, and everything changed," Akin said today. "I believe the defense of the unborn and a deep respect for life. … They are not things to run away from."

"I hadn't done anything morally or ethically wrong, as sometimes people in politics do," Akin said. "We do a lot of talking, and to get a word in the wrong place, still, that's not a good thing to do, or to hurt anybody that way, it does seem like a little bit of an overreaction."

This is in spite of numerous threats from Mitt Romney, the Republican National Committee, Karl Rove and [...]

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Michigan Voters Not Sure If Trees Are The Right Height Or Not

The pollsters from the different political parties may claim their polls are objective, but neither side seems able to resist inserting a self-serving question or two (or three or four.)  The latest example is the new poll out by Public Policy Polling (D) which shows Obama in Michigan with net postive approval and a double-digit lead over Romney.  But they couldn't help themselves ask just a couple questions more:

Q7 Do you consider Mitt Romney to be a
Michigander, or not?

He is a Michigander …………………………………. 24%
He is not…………………………………………………. 65%
Not sure …………………………………………………. 11%

Q8 In Michigan, do you think the trees are the right
height, or not?

The trees are the right height…………………….. 38%
They are not……………………………………………. 8%
Not sure …………………………………………………. 55%

Update 2:54 p.m.:  Business Insider is also covering this breaking news and [...]

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