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July 27th, 2012
02:38 PM ET

Mitt Romney on being criticized for his accomplishments: "When you attack success you have less...that is not the American way"

Coming up this evening at 9 p.m., Piers Morgan broadcasts out of his native England, as the program continues it's coverage from the home of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Alongside the Opening Ceremony, "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomes a man often credited with saving the olympics more than a decade ago, Mitt Romney.

Joining the host with his wife Ann by his side, the Republican Party's presumptive nominee for the 2012 election addresses those that view his business achievements as a negative for his campaign:

“There are people who are trying to attack success and are trying to attack our success; that’s not going to be successful," says the former Massachusetts governor. "When you attack success you have less of it, and that’s what we’ve seen in our economy over the last few years. Dividing America based on who has money and who hasn’t – who is successful and who is less successful. That is not the American way."

With the election roughly three month away, the 65-year-old insists that his accomplishments and professional victories will ultimately benefit him in his push to unseat Barack Obama:

"We are an achievement, celebrating, oriented nation. That’s what has lifted us, it will continue to do, and the attacks that come by people who are trying to knock down my business career or my Olympic experience, or our success – those attacks are not going to be successful," he tells Morgan. "People want more success, they don’t want less success."

Watch the clip, and listen to the interview, then tune in tonight at 9 p.m. as Morgan sits down with the couple who may be the next residents of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
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  1. P. Hicks

    Pier Morgan is arrogant and anti blacks probably anti gay but hes hiiding that inorder to keep his job at CNN. The fact that he asked Romney about hiding his money in other countries and out sourcing job is Pres. Obama punishing because he is rich. CNN get rid of him he is too bias, arrogant and insensitive..

    July 27, 2012 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • CommunistHater

      I agree with you P. Hicks. Pierce is a liberal COMMUNIST who kisses Odumbo's but!!!! Getting rid of him wouldn't be any real great loss to mankind!!!

      July 27, 2012 at 4:17 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • WHome

        You do realize Odumbo is a real name in Africa with a genuine meaning. But what would a commie like you know.

        October 9, 2012 at 8:51 pm | Report abuse |
      • Tish

        Really!! President Obama is saying millionaires need to pay the same percent as someone making 25,000 a year. Why isn't that fair. Research Sensata Plant closing by mitt romney that's how he'll do you too

        October 21, 2012 at 10:39 am | Report abuse |
      • IgnorantRedneckhater

        go back to watching honeybooboo you moron.

        November 1, 2012 at 12:48 pm | Report abuse |
      • sommerday

        CommunistHater is an extreme right-wing bigoted white-dominated whackadoodle Republican tea b@gger who kisses Koch brother's butt!!!! Getting rid of him wouldn't be any real great loss to mankind!!! (sic)

        July 3, 2013 at 11:14 am | Report abuse |
    • bcinnv

      Leave it to the rich to threaten us when we ask them to be fair.

      August 17, 2012 at 6:08 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • dm

        Are we blaming the successful people for working hard and making something out of themselves?!?! Isn't this the AMERICAN DREAM? Why should we work our butts off only to give to the lazy bums??

        September 15, 2012 at 11:01 am | Report abuse |
      • Lady in blue

        Exactly... Republicans aren't interested in being fair, the entire object of the game is to lie to win, and lie to cover the last lie. They don't mind deceit, they thrive on deceit. Whatever makes a buck and keeps a buck even if that means breaking the law. It's not that they even trust Romney ... because they don't, they know he is a blatant liar, that he's the last one that they could trust, but they think that he offers them more loopholes, tax evasion and the opportunity to screw the middle class to keep them in power. It's all a control factor. This is why they HATE what Obama said... "You didn't build that business all by yourself." They reject that and despise it, yet even they know that without their own community patronizing their business – indeed their business would not flourish. But as ate up as the republicans are, and as hell bent on greed that any human being can get... they will lie, cheat, steal and call themselves the Christians/Godly ones while marching against abortion. Sketchy/Deceit – nature of their existence and they like it that way.

        October 29, 2012 at 9:46 pm | Report abuse |
      • raptor2014

        Wow what a joke. Romney's whole message was, with education and hard work, success can be achieved. If you can't understand that then maybe you better get used to flipping burgers at Mcdonalds. Some people seem to be losing their minds nowdays.

        November 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm | Report abuse |
      • billtouch

        We work our butts off but very little is gong to the poor. That is the message they want you to believe. Even in a down economy, with people going hungry, have you seen any suffering among the elite of this country? You work hard – buy products that are made in China for $1 per hour – shipped here and resold at immense profit and those profits go to the execs in the form of wages and bonus'. We have the lowest taxes of any 1st world country.

        November 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm | Report abuse |
      • Anne

        Really? Fair? Is it fair for a business owner who is risking sometimes their house and everything to start a business and CREATE JOBS for people that don't have the guts to take the risk, that they pay 75K in taxes at a much higher rate by the way than others. They also work about 90 hour weeks and then their taxes actually sometimes cripple the business growth therefore reducing the amount of jobs that could have been created. And then you have the other side. You have the people that pay about 1K in taxes a year due to a lower income which is fine they have a 10% bracket compared to the 45% for the business owner. And then they get tax credits etc. So they actually get a refund in tax OF MORE THAN THEY PAID! hMMM. So the business owner pays 75K in taxes and people who make less income actually make money off taxes. So what have you accomplished here. Business owner may as well shut down the company, because of whiners that don't want to work as hard thing they should have all of their money. Well guess what, you continue to deincentive people that create jobs, then what are the people that don't working going to do? The business won't be around to supplement them. Great. Right. ILL MAKE IT SIMPLE FOR YOU – A COUNTRY WILL DIE ECONOMICALLY WHEN YOU ARE PUNISHED FOR WORKING HARD FOR SUCCESS BECUASE GUESS WHAT YOU GET A WHOLE BUNCH OF PEOPLE WHO ARE FREELOADERS WHO DON'T WANT TO WORK BECAUSE THEY EXPECT THE GOVERMENT TO TAKE CARE OF THEM. ARE YOU SERIOUS. iT IS THE GOVERMENTS JOB TO TAKE CARE OF PEOPLE, IT IS PEOPLES JOB TO TAKE CARE OF THEM SELVES AND STEP UP AND TAKE OWNERSHIP AND STOP BLAMING OTHER PEOPLE FOR THEIR SUCCESS. THE WEALTHY. WHAT KIND OF STATEMENT IS THAT. HAVE YOU EVER GOT A JOB FROM A POOR GUY? THAT WEALTHY GUY OR GIRL WORKED THEIR ASS OF MOST LIKELY FOR EVERYTHING THEY HAVE AND THEY SHOULD HAVE TO GIVE IT AWAY. THATS WHY ALL OF THESE BUSINESSES ARE CLOSING, OBAMA TOOK IT TO FAR AND THEIR FED UP, SO NOW, THER EGOES THE JOBS. HOPE YOUR HAPPY. SORRY THAT WE WERN'T ABLE TO HAVE A HIGHER TAX BRACKET SO THAT I COULD PAY YOU MORE AND MEET YOUR VERSION OF FAIR. IGNORANCE.

        December 15, 2012 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
      • sommerday

        First, Dubya lowered taxes on the rich on the premise that we had a surplus (Clinton had to recover from the last huge runup in our deficit with Reagan).
        Then when we starting running a deficit, Dubya continued cutting taxes for the rich on the false premise that they create jobs (ie. Meg Whitman billionaire HP CEO who cut 28,000 jobs to outsource). 60,000 American mfg plants were closed during Dubya's 8 yrs while not one Mexican mfg plant (American goods) was closed. The rich did not get rich by being a "nice" guy. The rich will outsource American jobs in a NY second. But cutting taxes for the rich cost us $2.5 trillion deficit during Dubya's 8 yrs. Cheney took care of that with one shot of self-justified wisdom – "Deficits don't matter".
        It is beyond any doubt (except on the Planet of Tea Bag) that cutting taxes for the rich has no connect with creating jobs. Only Demand from the middle class create jobs.
        Now since the previous excuses don't fool anyone (except on the Planet of Tea Bag), the rich are whining to high heaven that taxing them is "punishing" them?? So every time the rich get taxed or pay a fee (remember Mitt "Fee Fee" Romney), the poor babies are being "punished instead of paying their fair share – AWWwwwwww! @Annie needs a hug from her momma. Lol.

        July 3, 2013 at 11:30 am | Report abuse |
    • Dick

      I am 81 years old, but am getting tired of listening to the Romney bashing about only paying 13% income taxes.
      I recall discussing Richard Nixon running for president and told my Dad that I paid more taxes than Richard Nixon did. My Dad's response was "See, I told you he was smarter than you."
      I believe that this must be true about Romney. Is he smarter than Obama?

      August 23, 2012 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • LESLIE

        i dont think so.If aboma was that man many american would be running away.because mitty would start another war,then what they would have to start drafting again,Mitt not talking about how much money they are spending and war eating the american dream away.and now saying what he can do.they are the one cause this in the first place.wake up american how long you are going to stay blind.

        September 14, 2012 at 9:07 pm | Report abuse |
      • dm

        @Dick – unfortunately, there are many people in this country that don't bother to read and find facts themselves. If Romney is paying 14% income tax don't blame him, blame Congress because that's the TAX LAW.

        September 15, 2012 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
      • Mike Gehring

        Dick, at 81 years old I would figure you would have your facts straight. Mitt does not pay any income tax because he does not have a job. His yearly income comes from his investments. INVESTMENT INCOME! You me and everyone else in this country have to pay about the same for this type of income. Do you not have investment income? Did you not save and invest your money? The fact is that the majority of people making $75,000 or less are actually paying around 12%. Again, get your facts straight.

        September 27, 2012 at 12:50 am | Report abuse |
      • justasklouise

        The question is... Are you really smarter than everyone else when you find every hook and crook way of getting out of your taxes? The answer is: NO. All that makes you is someone without a social conscience who can invent excuses to convince yourself that cheating on your taxes doesn't make you a criminal but it makes you smart. That is not a new or unique concept. Criminals have always done it. The gypsies used to say if you leave something out and unattended where they could swipe it then it was not stealing. Their reasoning was that you must not have wanted it an they simply were quicker and smarter than the next guy by taking it first. That's the logic people are using to say that Romney is this success story because he dodges his social legal obligations. That's not a success. That is simply another crooked con artist playing every angle possible to avoid performing his moral, social and legal obligations in life. His entire life is full of the same charateristcs of avoidance of doing what is right. From where he keeps his money all the way down to where he keeps his dog on family outiings. As a human being you are supposed to be born with a certain sense of right and wrong and not have to be overseen and constanly enforced to do the right thing. People who can't fathom what right or wrong is unless someone is standing over them constantly forcing them to do right are called sociopathic. Breaking laws then saying that is okay and saying that you are the real victim because the laws shouldn't be in place to begin with... that is the hallmark of antisocial personality disorder. That is an aberration in the human mind and it is not what makes a person "smart". It's what is broken inside them that can't be fixed.

        October 10, 2012 at 10:29 pm | Report abuse |
      • CommonSense

        Since you aren't rich, and you fell for the GOP talking points and support Romney, I'd have to agree with your father.

        October 16, 2012 at 7:56 am | Report abuse |
      • Ebony

        I have worked in corporate america for several years. Romney claims that he ran a successful business and knows how o get the people back to work. If you have worked in coporate america it isn't the man in the big office that is running the business it is the middle class that gets the credit for that. I have seen this so often that CEO Presidents of companies delegate to the real workers. So Romney hired great people to run his business while he played golf. An that is what he will do if he is president delegate. He said it already he was going to let each state decide their own medical plan and get rid of Obamacare where will that leave people like myself who hasn't had healthcare in 7 years. Nobody cares about the people as a whole than Obama but Romney the poor means nothing to him, just look at the company he keeps Donald Trump loves the limelight the man is crazy. We have had Bush do we really need another one in Romney?

        October 26, 2012 at 10:30 am | Report abuse |
      • Ellen

        hey Dick, I dont think that is real... with Romney, small business will pay 13% or 14% taxes but the other party or small business will pay the 30% share, that's why. I cant vote for Romney, sorry, just too scared that he is a person for the rich people only not for middle class.

        October 29, 2012 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
      • Lady in blue

        Your father used the wrong word... sometimes we receive wrong "mental maps" as kids and you definitely got a detour into the ditch. What he really meant was "See he's more deceitful then you." To answer your question ...
        Yes Romney is more deceitful then Obama. Of course when a person is instilled with deceitful type of "smarts" as a child they learn early on how to screw everyone else and sometimes that disease is embedded deep enough that they actually begin to believe that they are being blessed by God for living right. Truth is ... God is going to give that sneaky, selfish, low down greed filled man who has stored his riches up for himself ... a chance to do what God commanded him to do, and he will give him many chances to do so. Problem is...once you've been eaten up with selfishness – PRIDE begins to blind them. The lost soul runs around proclaiming excellence and is merely a fool that blew his own chance to save his own soul. Then the catastrophic event hits – one that money cannot and will not fix. It is not always the culprit himself that suffers great illness to learn that lesson, sometimes the catastrophe hits the individual that he loves most and when that happens and money can't fix the issue – that is the only time that the fool who thinks he's smarter because he was merely granted riches and blessings as a test in life – only to find out he will ultimately lose in the end. So the catastrophe is waiting to happen. When it does – it will literally rock the world of those of those who think their money is their source of security in life. Personally I feel pity for Romney at this point. The deceit and lies he's spewed will all carry a consequence.... foolish man. There is a way that seems right unto man yet it ends in death and destruction.

        October 29, 2012 at 10:03 pm | Report abuse |
      • Inquisitive mind


        recall discussing Richard Nixon running for president and told my Dad that I paid more taxes than Richard Nixon did. My Dad's response was "See, I told you he was smarter than you."
        I believe that this must be true about Romney. Is he smarter than Obama?"

        So you bought in "Success is judged by how capable to cheat on Tax"? You should be ashamed of both you and your father.

        November 1, 2012 at 11:04 pm | Report abuse |
      • krypto

        Romney did not pay 13% "income tax". He pays 13% on "capital gains". It is amazing to me how so many Americans don't understand the difference. He paid a much higher income tax rate when he drew a salary. Then he invested the money. The 13% is on the investment income he makes, which SHOULD BE TAXED AT A LOWER RATE because investment drives this economy. Unbelievable to me, discussions like this. Of course, Warren Buffet understands this. So does Bill Clinton. Yet they were critical of Romney for paying this rate, knowing full well his income had already been taxed once. They depend on the "people" not to get it.

        November 14, 2012 at 10:22 pm | Report abuse |
      • jbs

        Dick....your a DiCK

        November 26, 2012 at 4:44 am | Report abuse |
    • Paul

      Stacey should know that Latter-Day Saints/Mormans historically discriminated against African-americans by prohibiting them from roles in the church's priesthood and misinterpreting holy scriptures to justify their prejudice and preaching African-americans were a 'cursed' race. Supporting a politician whose religion has latent traces of continued prejudice is disappointing. – Or maybe she is just clueless.

      October 10, 2012 at 1:15 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • billtouch

        While the Latter Day Saints did not let blacks have the priesthood, The welcomed them and many other minorities into their congregations from the beginning. Have you been to churches in the South. Blacks still can't become members and in many places have good reason to fear for their lives should they try to attend white churches.

        November 11, 2012 at 9:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • Literati

      Even setting aside the injustice of having my tax rate increased, my social security cut and all of my retirement investment accountys tank'again, because of radically bad judgement by those who can assess the cost of their retirement to we who are their victims. It is almost impossible to think that voters are so impaired as to elect people who can't even do the smart thing for their wealthy backers, forget the dis-service to most of us.
      Do they really expect their efforts to be approved by saving the wealthy a few percent points in rate savings, while reducing their net worth, GNP and earnings in general by double digits?
      Do they really think that any reductions in taxes in the future will offset dumping the country back into recession or depression, squandering the retirement plans of millions and turning the USA into a laughing stock around the world, then blaming it on Obama? Is it possible that voters could be that stupid?
      Pass Obama's bill that has already passed the Senate right now. Negotiate budget cuts in conjunction with extending the borrowing limit (which is where it belongs anyhow) and please, hold out for the balanced budget amendment.
      Then we will prioritize, figure out what's important and who to vote for

      December 26, 2012 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • ADA

      People need to stop attacking Governor Romney, it's a shame that he lost and that's enough. Why isn't Obama attacked on all the garbage he's done? he keeps on doing more and then some, he all he does is just turn things around and blame others. Ever since he's gotten a 2nd term the homeless rate has gone up and there are more people on welfare. Romney would of been a great president, unlike the garbage that is in the white house right now.

      June 29, 2013 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • 4Godsake

        I am please to "KNOW" that you are just expressing your opinion. First and foremost it is not a shame that Romney lost it was a BLESSING. Secondly the reason why Obama is " NOT" being attacked for all the garbage he has done, is people with one ounce of common sense realizes that the garbage you are referring to is mainly the BS garbage create by the BIGOTS in the TEA PARTY Republicans. Any one just looking at that group can see that there is not any signs of DIVERSITY. That the comment Sarah " Brainless" Palin make about " taking our country back". Everyone in America who r lives with any form of decency realizes that America was not taken away. So while you and those like you ponder is your misery of an African-American being President, take into account that African-Americans since the beginning of this nation of ours have been shading their blood making this country FREE. In fact one of the first to died for this country' freedom and independence was an African- American. But than again, American History have purposely OMITTED the contributions, act of bravery, and sacrifices of African-Americans. Why must their be a month set aside for African-American History, why it just be a month of America History. We will become a strong nation once we can get pass the RACE ISSUES THAT HAUNTS US.

        June 30, 2013 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse |
  2. CommunistHater

    NOBAMA2012!!!!!!!!!!!!!!DON'T RE-NIG 2012!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    July 27, 2012 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • paintpaintpaint

      Well, the Republicans are surely showing their evil selves on this forum! Hiding the 'N' word? You people are not racist? I ALMOST hope you get what you want – I've lived under Romney and it was HELL. First thing he did was cut aid to our towns, second thing was to cut aid to our schools. HIS kids went to private schools, so they still got their well rounded education. His parents were wealthy and did not need the señor shuttle. All about rich vs. poor.

      August 12, 2012 at 3:18 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • dm

        @paintpaintpaint – Let me ask you a question, if you were in office and was trying to balance the budget what would you do?? At the end of the day, you have to cut some spending from somewhere in order to balance the budget, correct?? We can't allow Obama to continue spending money this country DOESN'T have. Sorry, that's called bad management. It's actually what got us to this point.

        Take a look at Clinton years when he allowed people making under $50K take out mortgages 3, 4, 5x what they can afford then they were drowning in dept.

        September 15, 2012 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
      • John Edwards

        It might have been rough for you, but at least the schools and workers, etc. have a future. If the U.S. continues down the road we are traveling with Obama, our country has no future. We will be a socialist country, without freedom of religion, without guns to defend ourselves, without entrepreneurs to provide jobs and ideas and and without money to run the country. To keep programs and our way of life as is, is to be selfish and condemn our children and grandchildren without a future.

        September 16, 2012 at 9:55 pm | Report abuse |
      • 4Godsake

        Where in the HELL were you when Bush stole the White House and had a surplus. The Republicans act if though GWB is a piece of Ancient History. Bush, who they DO NOT want to talk about, WHY ? because he is the disease the killed this country's economy. Obama enter office and this country's was in the WORSE RECESSION since the great DEPRESSION. It does not matter which way you cut it , it all reflect to GWB.

        September 17, 2012 at 2:52 am | Report abuse |
      • John Edwards

        You poor bitter person. Yes, but the beginning of the economy woes were when the banks fell. Guess who was over the banking oversite committee? The deomocrats! Also, the economy was doing fine until the dems won the congress and senate while Bush was in office. And if you are going to use numbers as evidence, then why are employment, gas prices, anti-American sentiment, etc. worse now than when Obama took office. If he said he couldn't fix Bush's econonmy in four years, and his numbers are worse, then how does he plan on fixing the economy now that he has gone backwards?

        September 17, 2012 at 10:52 pm | Report abuse |
      • Wawan

        Trollers have already reiund the game, Troll. You just made my point. I have a registered nic I prefer to use. If everybody else follows the same rules its a fair game if not the rules have to change. Thanks for ruining a great site Troll, we USED to have interesting conversations here. Funny, it was Tracy Briggs endorsement that brought you here. Wish she hadn't done that.

        October 10, 2012 at 1:10 am | Report abuse |
      • Anne

        It's all about the free loaders. Government, where is my check? Give me, give me give me.. and oh by the way, I don't want to have to do anything for it. Coutnry is going down the toilet. It is very clear. Look at the financials and deficit. GET THE FACTS. oh but wait.. don't forget to get your free cell phone Obama spent a ton of money on. What savvy business sense he has.. NOT.

        December 15, 2012 at 10:50 am | Report abuse |
    • NYOMD

      White supremacists like you are a dying breed. Just wait a few more years and you people will become extinct like the dinosaurs you are.

      September 5, 2012 at 3:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Lady in blue

      Hey Hater, you're obviously a racist. I fully intend to Vote for Obama. Just thought I would mention that.
      I think I'll report your comment as abusive. You white boys can't stand it that a black man is much more intelligent they you are. It drives you crazy that he's in the white house and you are nothing at all. Brilliance has a way of pointing it's finger right at you now doesn't it.

      October 29, 2012 at 11:21 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. CommunistHater

    Idaho billboard compares Obama to Colorado theater shooting suspect!!!!


    The sign features photos of Holmes and Obama side by side. Of Holmes, it says: "Kills 12 in a movie theater with assault rifle, everyone freaks out." Of Obama, it says: "Kills thousands with foreign policy, wins Nobel Peace Prize."

    July 27, 2012 at 10:16 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Ross

      Thank you for being here reassuring us how dumb some Americans are.

      August 29, 2012 at 3:19 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • USA

      Maybe your picture should be up there

      September 5, 2012 at 10:55 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • SteveMD

      That's good stuff there CommieHater. So how many people did the Bush foreign policy kill when terrorist attacked NYC? How many Marines died in Lebanon when terrorist attacked under Reagan? Take your shoes off become these are some big numbers.

      September 18, 2012 at 1:39 am | Report abuse | Reply
      • John Edwards

        What? You liberals make no sense in your arguments at all. That's why when it comes to presenting the facts to win an argument, you just randomly throw stuff out there that has some truth to it, but no point when connecting the facts. Your points are worthless and full of emotion, and absent of common sense. Your logic, (or lack there of), amazes me.

        September 18, 2012 at 9:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • justasklouise

      The question is... Is Obama really the equivalent of the guy who massacred people in a theatre? The answer is: NO The better question would be... How sane is a person who seriously thinks Obama compares to this shooter who killed so many people? I'd say if you even have to ask this question you need some serious psychological help. You scare me more as much as that shooter because that is the antisocial personality traits that people like that show. Making up delusional lies about innocent people who aren't helping and enabling your own self-serving agenda is a hallmark trait of classic sociopathy. Please get some help.

      October 10, 2012 at 10:55 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • Lady in blue

        I would have to definitely agree with you on that comment. As I'm watching these people stand in support of the deceitful lies and then boast as if they have no conscience at all it's very scary to think that there are so many of these mentally deranged individuals who lack in morals and pretend to be Godly people. They know exactly what they are doing.

        October 29, 2012 at 10:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ebony

      You need help. When Obama got in office, he was so disrespected that it was embarassing. How can you fight for the people when you have so much opposition. Lets make him a 1 term president, sad that people would think it but to say it makes them evil.

      October 26, 2012 at 10:38 am | Report abuse | Reply
      • Lady in blue

        That's a fact ebony... these people are mentally deranged. Their focus is money, they do not care about morals or values. All ate up with greed. It's the most detestible characteristic that exists in mankind and they shine with pride in being ate up with it. The mockery, the haughtiness, it's all right there for everyone to view. The epitome of evil.

        October 29, 2012 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • jbs

      Your hatefull of everything NOT just Communists...a lobotomy for you is in order, Racist.......................

      November 26, 2012 at 4:49 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Liberal And Proud Of It

    Piers, I saw part of your cream puff interview of Mitt and Mrs. Romney. Did the Romney campaign staff write the questions for you? Please BE a journalist.

    Next time be like Brian Williams, and ask the tough questions (but also be more insistent on getting an actual answer rather than a recitation of talking points):

    1. What are the differences between your proposed economic policies and those of the Bush Administration?

    2. Were there years when you didn't pay any income tax? (In 2008 many people whose income was primarily in the form of investments were able to take a capital loss, pay no taxes, and then buy back their securities for approximately the same price as they sold them).

    All you white blue collar voters in swing states: if you vote for Romney, you will get what you deserve. Unfortunately, my family and I will suffer along with you. I do not love everything that the Democrats have done. But recognize that Class warfare started 1981, launched by the Reagan Administration. The code name was "Supply Side Economics". It has been a hugely successful stealth war, as the opponent (working people) does not know it is being attacked. Rather, too many of us instead respond to the fear mongering and anger stoking of the right wing (this was once called "The Southern Strategy").

    July 27, 2012 at 10:53 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Kat

      What utter drivel , interview was held on the grounds of Olympic Games and any interview being held there should have some decorum.
      You want to go after Romney , do it home.
      Unbelievable how mean spirited and petty Americans have become.

      July 29, 2012 at 3:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • dallas gal

      Look across the pond and you can see the results of liberalism. Sucides and abandoning their children because they have lost all hope. This is what happens when you run out of other peoples money.

      August 18, 2012 at 8:53 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • sam

      I agree, Piers next time ask Romney to tell you why he thinks he could be an American president when he has 4 sons and none of them are serving in the country in the military, or are they too good to be in the military.

      September 13, 2012 at 2:33 am | Report abuse | Reply
      • John Edwards

        Uhh....he has 5 sons. And when did Obama do ANYTHING productive? He got elected, and everything else he has "accomplished" has caused failure somewhere else. At least Romney is a success at pretty much everything he's tried to do. And, when did Obama serve in the military?

        September 16, 2012 at 9:58 pm | Report abuse |
      • 4Godsake

        He managed to find and Killed many of the Terroists who had been a threat to this country since 2001. He had enough sucess making life a little safer in this world for your family and mind. Romney biggest success is avoid prison time.
        I am Not African-American but many of the people in this country have a serious problem with this man's race, i just hope you are not one. Romney supporters REFUSE to acknowledge that Bush is solely responsible for this country's economy woes, remember he entered office with a surplus, Obama entered office with a RECESSION, BIG DIFFERENCE.

        September 17, 2012 at 2:46 am | Report abuse |
      • John Edwards

        Yes, you are right. He did GIVE THE ORDER to kill some of the terrorists, but HE didn't find them. The military did. And the reason they did was because of intel they got from interrogation techniques that Obama said were wrong. So now he's taking credit for information that we received from intel he wouldn't have had if he had his way.

        Yes, Obama did inherit a bad economy. People forget to acknowledge that the beginning of the fall of the economy began with the banks, and who was over the bank oversite committee?? The DEMOCRATES! And the economy during bush was doing good until the Dems won the senate and congress. And of course, you had to throw in the BLACK thing. Well, its hard for me to be predjudice against him since I'm black, but thanks for showing me just how predjudice you liberals try to make this. Its not about race, its about common sense. The numbers are worse now than when Obama took office. We're going backwards instead of forward. Its time for a successful business man to take charge.

        September 17, 2012 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
      • Mike Gehring

        Sam, really? This is your actual post? Did President Obama serve in our Military? Do you expect his daughters to serve when they are of age? Has any of Obama's family served in The United States Military? Should I keep asking questions that you can't answer?

        September 27, 2012 at 1:02 am | Report abuse |
      • 4Godsakes

        Obama grandfather fought in WWII. Romney avoid the draft were you aware of that, all because his dad have politicial clout, and Richard "tricky dick" "should have gone the jail" Nixon was close associate of his dad. Check out the Romney family history very corrupt group.

        September 27, 2012 at 2:13 am | Report abuse |
    • Mona

      I agree a 100 %. Almost nobody on tv asks tough guestions any more and insists on answers, that are not brushed off answers. I wander,if debate between Romney and Obama will be fair and smart, because this year it will be more important than ever to ask the right guestions and demand the truthfull answer. Hopefuly moderators are good.

      September 16, 2012 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • justasklouise

      The question is... Does Mr. Morgan need to stop with his obvious campaigning for Romney using CNN? The answer is YES. I specifically watch CNN to stay in the middle of the road and hear both good and bad on both sides objectively. Now for some reason they've annointed Morgan as the approved show of the Romney Republican campaign. Tonight Piers came out and said bluntly that he's all for Romney. He completely attacked, berated and talked over one of his guests and he looked very toadlike and got very red in the face. I don't come to CNN for this. I can just watch Fox for that type of radical right wing hysteria. If you ask me... it's time to just find another channel to watch.

      October 10, 2012 at 11:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • sircanuck

        I'm sorry, but you're retarded if you think Mr. Morgan is campaigning for Romney. I actually lol'd when I read that comment of yours.

        Haters gonna hate.

        October 26, 2012 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
    • Lady in blue

      Liberal and Proud of it – by the way... me too! I agree... 100% These republicans have used fear tactics for the last 4 years and their entire intent was in the obstruction and blockage of any plan for recovery that Obama set into place. These people are evil in every respect. I will be voting for Obama – not out of emotion but in the fight for the integrity of this nation. I will not support a blatant liar such as Romney and I will not stand in defense of selfish greed – these individuals are without conscience.

      October 29, 2012 at 10:24 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • She

      I think she has a good shot of being in the top 3 in Iowa. However, that's not going to be the key. Everyone expects her to do well there. Let's see how well her mesgase resonates in the south, particularly South Carolina and Florida. Good showings there and she has a real chance.Dump Um Out

      November 10, 2012 at 8:48 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  5. EVAN

    Does Romney really know the poor & middle class ? I think not...he's arrogant & has a temper....& his power is his money..& he's dishonest ...

    July 28, 2012 at 10:39 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • dallas gal

      HE KNOWS HOW TO CREATE JOBS AND SOLVE PROBLEMS. HE CREATED 88,000 JOBS FOR STAPLES. The dynamic duo will fix America's problems. Obama only experience is being a community organizer. Check his friends out Bill Ayres, Rev Wright, Rescow (in jail) and many more. Oh, I forgot about Van Jones, Communist, who was his Green Czar. You are who you associate with....Romney has helped hundreds of business get started and he even fixed the about that. We finally have 2 men who love this country and care about the people.

      August 18, 2012 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • Lost

        Staples is now cost cutting, nearly 1000 layoffs overseas. So much for that. They;re not doing so great these days.

        October 5, 2012 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse |
      • 4Godsake
        Romney is a ficking Crook. so was hisfather, now he is trying to bring his son into the fold. You are Obama was a community organizator, He had every opportunity to be a Corporate lawyer and make millions of dollars. Simply put Obama gave of millions to HELP thousands of struggling hard working Americans. Romney of the other hands made millions while unemploying thousands of hard working American "FACT". If you judge a man by his words , he can easily make to fool out of you. But if you judge a man by his HEART there is NO WAT TO GO WRONG. Obama is NOT in it for the money. Obama clearly understand the suffering of the Middle-class. Romney on the other says that 47% of low and middle-class American is not worth the time of day. Oh he said this while entertaining his 1% friends at a $50,000 a place luncheon, I am sure you were there. Romney needs your vote NOT YOUR ASSOCIATION, because YOU AND YOUR FAMILY are beneath him. All the people at K7B Toys were laid-off or told of store closing around Christmas. Romney is heartless when it comes to people and relentless when it go the money. If anything he will destroy the economy three worse than Bush.

        October 5, 2012 at 9:41 pm | Report abuse |
      • Lady in blue

        I'm voting for Obama. I prefer someone who doesn't lie to the American people. I also don't like Romney's association with Bain Company I think he's deceptive. I've watched numerous videos of Romney speaking out of two sides of his face and I'm beginning to think that he needs an exorcists. It's too evident to see... Romney is the epitome of evil. I'm just thankful that I've got a decent option to choose from. I know that Obama won't go against the middle class people. Romney has never stood for the middle class and the fact that he's wealthy is not a determining factor for me, I have many wealthy friends and they are also voting for Obama. The power of discernment is a great thing. Obama/Biden 2012

        October 29, 2012 at 10:43 pm | Report abuse |
      • 4Godsake

        Yes, all Obama did was to become a COMMUNITY ORGANIZATOR. But what did he give up. The Opportunity to MAKE MILLIONS the help THOUSANDS OF STRUGGLING AMERICANS (that 47% that Romney was making fun of ). Romney borned into millions found humor is making a mockery of struggling Americans. So I ask you this SIMPLE QUESTION, Do you what a PRESIDENT WHO GAVE UP AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE MILLIONS TO HELP HARD WORKING STRUGGLING AMERICANS OR A PRESIDENT WHO LAID-OFF THOUSANDS OF HARD WORKING_STRUGGLING AMERICAN AND MADE MILLIONS ? IT is all of our choice, but once you vote you can not get a do over. Trust a man why what he said and you are doomed to get screwed, Trust a man by his actions and chance are you can not go wrong. THINK !!!!! it not the difficult and if YOU hve a problem with a man RACE, than the problem is not the man seeking to lead this country, the problem is staring at you in the mirror.

        October 29, 2012 at 11:30 pm | Report abuse |
      • Jessi

        I think Bachmann will surprise alot of pelpoe coming out of the gate in Iowa and I also think she can raise enough money to sustain a campaign as long as she wants to be in the race. If she is top3 in Iowa watch out cause she will be bringing it the rest of the way.

        November 12, 2012 at 12:12 am | Report abuse |
  6. Steve


    July 29, 2012 at 8:06 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • edina kovacs

      The commentary here, a lot of it, is less than salutory. A lot of comments for Piers Morgan because he is smart, knows more about the world than just Americca, is an outstanding interviewer, and looks good and dresses good, too. Those who speak abusively against him are no Americans! except for indigenous people, everyone came here, just like Piers! Yet indigineous people are not even mentioned as the "founders" of this country, as they have a right to be. But, regarding Romney and his comment about success: no one has a problem with success, but msot people have a moral problem with unmitigated greed, and misrepresantation, and having a Trojan horse in Paul Ryan, who can sneak in the policies and outlooks that Romney is backing away from: or, to put it plainly, is not telling the truth about. As for Romeny drawing criticism: he behaved unbecomingly, and he deserves the criticism. It goes to show his instincts and feeling about diplomacy, and the rest of the world.
      God save America from Romeny and Ryan! R &R for the well to do: and down down down for the middle class, and the poor can go to "hell". I wonder if it will be poor will have recourse to Moroni, the Recording Angel. I doubt it, as that community seems pretty "choesn": longest life span, due to no drinking, smoking, being married, and significantly, because they have more than 12 years of schooling. Various levels of college. that is. What other religions is this exclusive, I beg to ask?

      October 11, 2012 at 5:39 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  7. ursula

    Where is Larry King ??

    July 30, 2012 at 11:28 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • : )

      Sitting in a rocking chair and smiling.

      September 8, 2012 at 11:02 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Ohani

      In this manner you can not only keep one peosrn from ganging up on others with multiple nics I haven’t stopped posting. I just have changed my game Apparently Vertigo disagrees with his own methods. Trollers gonna troll.

      November 10, 2012 at 2:52 am | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Brad

    Peirs Morgan on Twitter –

    "I was very disappointed @bradwiggins did not sing the national anthem either. Show some respect to our monarch!"

    To which Bradley Wiggins replied –

    "I was very disappointed when you didnt go to jail for insider dealing of phone hacking; but you know; each to their own

    Top man Brad

    August 9, 2012 at 7:59 am | Report abuse | Reply
  9. James

    Are you kddng me, Obama, 4 more yrs and you can do any thing and not worry about it, SPIKE

    August 13, 2012 at 9:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. kat

    This is the first time I have visted the twitter in a while..... it seems the ignornat and hateful have dummed down the twitter. When such ignornace is constantly on display as well as contempt for your fellow Americans it shows me why the high idea of America is far from the reality of America. It leaves much to be desired when holding itself up as a leader and example of civilized democracy. You have a long way to go.

    August 16, 2012 at 12:49 am | Report abuse | Reply
  11. rose macaskie

    Piers. It is obvious that trickle down does not work but still the journalist don't seem to get it together to find economists who will explain the ins and outs of trickle down so that everyone can understand the reason the rich do or dont trickle, when and why the rich stop trickling down and when trickle down works and when it does not. There must be such things as evidence that people do trikle down such and such a percent of their fortune when when they have a million and less when they have two. When are they creative and for every million and create a new business and when does their creativity get less though they have more money to create businesse with, because creating businesses has to do with creative effort as well as whether or not you have the where with all to support you ideas with money? I think journalists could make the understanding of these questions a lot more complete if they put their backs into researching such matters and finding those who can answer these questions and only wonder why they gloss over these questions so. rose macaskie madrid.

    August 16, 2012 at 10:02 am | Report abuse | Reply
  12. Yoly48

    It is unfortunate tha Gov. Mitt Romney is so wanting to win the office of president that he consistently flip flops on issues. He will say all the "things his Jewish audience" wants to hear: he will say everything "the Tea Party people" want to hear, and of course he will "say everything his most rich donors" want to hear. This blind ambition to reach the white house is possibly a good example of how he will make decisions once he is in office. Is American ready to entrust our national security to a flip flopper? What an embarrassment nationally he will become among other world leaders!

    August 16, 2012 at 9:54 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Lady in blue

      I've prayed to God in heaven that Romney isn't given the opportunity to do that to this nation. I have confidence that Obama is the choice for this nation. He stands for the people, every race, every color, every class and I believe this country is fortunate to have such a wise man of integrity leading this nation right now. No telling where we would all be if the republican party uses their $$$ to control society. That's what they are attempting to do now, that is what Romney is all about. My vote will be for Barack Obama 2012

      October 29, 2012 at 10:51 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • czar33

        Thank You God! Obama won my prayers were answered, now strike Romney with a stage 4 painful cancer and let him rot slow and don't forget to get his sons too!

        November 22, 2012 at 3:36 am | Report abuse |
  13. george


    August 17, 2012 at 11:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mike Gehring

      George, I thank your sons for their service. My Father had 3 sons, we all had different callings. None of them were for the Military. Am I to understand that we are American Patriots because we did not join the Army or Navy? Your comment is out of line and out of touch. Tell me about Obama's Military service..... Oh, that's right... he didn't live in the USA for quite a bit of his life.

      September 27, 2012 at 1:13 am | Report abuse | Reply
      • justasklouise

        Since when can a 10 year old boy join the military? He lived FOUR YEARS outside the country from age 6-10. Kids don't care about politics. Your comment is just beyond ridiculous. You have to reach THAT far to dig up fantasy nonsense to complain about. I think that tells the whole story... you just want to hate Obama. Doesn't matter about facts or reality. You are going to hate him no matter what.

        October 11, 2012 at 12:06 am | Report abuse |
      • Lady in blue

        Mike Gehring? There was no active war during that prime time in Obama's life, he considered being in the military but like you had a different calling. Romney on the other hand was in his prime during a time of war and he ran to France, left his current wife (prior to marriage) and nearly lost her as a result. That's what money can buy for a rich boy who decides to go on a mission. Most middle class young men didn't have that option so that's why the comment was made. Out of line or not, Romney ran. That's a whimp in my book... when there is an active war going down in your own country and daddy can send you off to a safe place... because he can. We all have a right to our own opinions and you have yours. To me... Romney is a deceptive liar and a whimp. I'm voting for Obama. So there you go, I'm out of line too because I don't agree with your line.

        October 29, 2012 at 11:00 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Kirk

    I disagree with a talking head that has an English accent. Piers is a PUTZ. Go home to GB, AS, NZ or where ever you came from.

    August 31, 2012 at 12:24 am | Report abuse | Reply
  15. artie woodington

    Boo, hu, hu, poor Mitt. He is trying to stutter, stammer, while batting his eyes like an innocent school girl, and sob his way into the White House. He wants the American people to give him five years to carry out his promises while holding Obama to four.

    August 31, 2012 at 1:12 am | Report abuse | Reply
  16. rona

    How much do you pay in taxes? I'm a teacher I pay more than Mitt. Whenever Piers asked a question they did NOT answer the question. Why did you let them get away with it?

    September 1, 2012 at 11:02 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • John Edwards

      YOU DO NOT PAY MORE TAXES THAN ROMNEY! I'm getting tired of hearing the talking points of the Democratic Party regurgitated without the intelligence to decipher the truth! Romney paid around 55% taxes on his income. He paid an ADDITIONAL 13% taxes on his investments! He didn't pay ONLY 13% for his entire income! If want to pay the taxes he pays, then make the money he makes! Quite trying to steal from others and insult the wealthy just because you are jealous and have a low self esteem. I'm also a teacher in Tennessee, I'm not rich either, but I want to be, and am working to get there, but I'm not whining about others that made it there before me.

      September 16, 2012 at 10:06 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • 4Godsake

        Who are you Romney's Accountant or his girlfriend.

        September 17, 2012 at 2:37 am | Report abuse |
      • John Edwards

        Yeah. Typical liberal reply. When you lose an argument with facts, you start taking personal attacks, like a child. Typical and fully expected.

        September 17, 2012 at 10:35 pm | Report abuse |
      • justasklouise

        John Edwards – You have no facts to base your statements on. Furthermore, we don't know how much money he has hidden all over the world to begin with. Also, you don't want to take into consideration the common terminology people are using here. The commenter is talking about PERCENTILE. After all the loopholes and tax dodges... especially all those associated with his religion...there are a LOT of people who pay a higher percentile than Romney does. Actually, anyone who works in a self-employment category pays a much higher percentile than the rest of the nation. Let's face it... Romney hasn't even proven to us he pays all his taxes. He outsources jobs. He hides money in other countries. His loyalty to the USA is much in question.

        October 11, 2012 at 12:15 am | Report abuse |
    • anthonyrupp

      mitt ,is a lier, the poeples berter see tho- all the lies.

      October 7, 2012 at 10:57 am | Report abuse | Reply
  17. 4Godsakes

    It is NOT THE AMERICAN WAY when you take a company that is profitable and employing thousand of American workers and FORCES it into Bankruptcy so that YOU (Romney) and your colonies can make millions while Unemploying Thousands of those worker. Since we are on the subject, this form of TRICKLE DOWN ECONOMICS impacted thousands of American families. Now this is NOT THE AMERICAN WAY. As so as some of the idiots who are willing vote you WAKE-UP and smell coffee the sooner America can become America AGAIN .

    September 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • John Edwards

      Romney is a wealthy man. You don't make that kind of money firing people, you get there by creating jobs and assisting people. If you think Romney is something evil because a few people lost their jobs on occasion, then my God, what does that make Obama??!! Millions have lost their jobs since he has been in office. Unemployment has increased since he has become President. He "says" he has created jobs. In truth, he has created nothing but government jobs. And the ones he has created make a lot more money than you or I do, so why aren't you picking on Obama for that? He's taking OUR tax money that WE pay in to the government, and creates jobs in his administration that make a lot more money than those of us in the private sector.

      September 16, 2012 at 10:12 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • Galileo Galileo

        While Romney was governor of Massachusetts they were 47th state in job creation. Do a little fact finding before you vote.

        October 7, 2012 at 12:27 am | Report abuse |
      • 4Godsake

        What tree did you fall out of ?

        October 7, 2012 at 12:33 am | Report abuse |
      • justasklouise

        John Edwards... In Romney's own words he said he enjoys firing people. In the debate he admitted that he's the expert who can attest to exactly how much it costs to ship a company overseas and outsource jobs to other countries. I've read several of your comments and each one is in direct contradiction to what Romney has openly said about himself and his records. You are trying to unring the bell by telling us all we can't hear for ourselves and you need to be our ears for us. Sorry but there is nothing wrong with my own ears.

        October 11, 2012 at 12:23 am | Report abuse |
  18. Dennis

    I'm a democratic and had to leave USA 3 yra ago to be able to survive, for 40 yrs I been a good citizen and now that the economy has produce a fiancial hardship, I have not receive one cent of help but after everything I been throught I still believe in America and my gut feeling says that Ronney is the guy for the job.. he will get USA back or better than Obama.. I hope one day I can return to the good old USA.. Support Ronney he will be our leader.

    September 12, 2012 at 9:19 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  19. hernan

    I read in the newsweek magazine that when Mr. Romney was Governor of the State of Massachussetts, the economic situation got worst because of the Nation Ranking of the developed of the 50 States, the States of Massachussetts fell from the 26th place to the 36 place. As a manager of a State he managed the State of Massachussetts to a bad Economic situation. In my humble opinion, I think that Mr. Romney as a manager of a Private Company he was a success but as a manager of a State or of a Country he will do bad. I am writing you from Lima, Perú in SouthAmerica, my native language is Spanish but I learned the English language when I was in HighSchool. Thank you for your attention to my e-mail.

    September 14, 2012 at 12:00 am | Report abuse | Reply
  20. 4Godsake

    If you measure success by harmful thousands while making millions, Romney is prehaps to most successful person in the history of this country. George Romney was a crook and he was Richard Nixon's close associate. Know your history. FACTS

    September 17, 2012 at 11:42 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  21. GreenandGold

    I thought Piers Morgan started out okay – when did he become the puppet of the Obama administration??? He needs to go back home to Great Britain as I don't feel he has the right to be anything but neutral when reporting on USA politics

    September 18, 2012 at 10:23 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Bill Lynch

      You obviously don't like people who disagree with you. I do disagree with you, however. Good job Pierce!

      October 2, 2012 at 1:12 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  22. bill

    This is the United States of America not the United States of Europe. We believe in the individual not in the gov't...Wake up and be a little more objective toward our candidates. Half of America is living off the gov.t and half of those are scamming and cheating to keep it...I've seen peeople buy Steaks with food stamps and sell them for cash for booze or drugs...Why don't you be a
    real reporter and look into welfare cheating. I am poor man I make less than 25k a year, yet I will not do that. Some folks really need help and noone is saying that they shouldn't get it..but the fraud is emence...I take Personal responsability for myself and family..Please why are you so partisan just a little more objectivity...thanks...Bill


    September 19, 2012 at 1:05 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • jo

      I agree. People live on the government welfare are eating better, somewhat live better than those who work hard everyday. They pay nothing for their needs. The couple who are successful middle class pay everything, nothing free. The government welfare only encourage people to take advantage of this system which result American in 16 trillion debt. Do any American be ever shame how much debt we have that we lose respects from all over the world. People really abuse American generosity and public system. Be successful, independent , hard working are the keys. You have kids you should pay your own, not taxpayer money to take care of you, your children and you family. people who are on the welfare like gangs, they know how to find the way to get. The people who work hard pay enough for those who never want to work.

      September 24, 2012 at 4:33 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • 4Godsake

        As long as this country continue to allow the rich to get tax breaks and the middle classes pay for everything, more and more will continue to be added to welfare. the rich continues to get Richer and the middle classes continues toget poor and eventually find themselves on welfare. Here is what Joseph Stiglitz world renown and Noble prize winning economist had to say about the widening of the class gap:

        September 24, 2012 at 8:07 pm | Report abuse |
      • my opinion

        Jo… just the facts PLEASE! I am a clinical social worker who works with the poorest of the poor. Many of whom lack proper training and / or education, are elderly, ill, disabled and / or otherwise marginalized. My job is to work myself out of a job by providing resources and education that will promote self-sufficiency. Believe it or not, most of my clients do NOT like "living on the system", would prefer independence and self-sufficiency, are hardworking, and determined to "break the cycle"…The lifestyle afforded on "welfare" is just shy of inhumane. With this said, not all welfare recipients are lazy and irresponsible as you would have them to be…. The vast majority are NOT.

        November 8, 2012 at 8:28 pm | Report abuse |
  23. Lindy Most

    This is truly a person who has a Bucket List. Next is King of the World. You can tell he is trying to afford the rich to be even richer. Can you say Hoover Village. This is where we will be headed. Just check out how he is dressed as well as his wife. Obviously, if he did not have the funds he has access to, his wife would still be suffering the signs and symptoms of MS. I have been in the medical field for over 20 years and know this to be true, as well as my own personal health struggle. Further more, I treat patients in the US hospitals and none from the Europe or Canada speaks badly of their health care. They can not wait to get back once they have been treated her. What does this tell you.

    September 20, 2012 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  24. why

    this man needs to stop talking

    September 21, 2012 at 12:55 am | Report abuse | Reply
  25. Maddison

    Rose, the reason that no one tries to find interviewees, who can explain these things, is because, they can't make controversial interviews, without betraying their biases. After all headlines are the name of the GAME. and it is a game to them, one that pays well.

    September 21, 2012 at 10:02 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mijanur

      Mark Stewart / Hi Annette. I just wanted to say how well your fahetr captured the railway back then. I live in Hythe and do enjoy stumbling upon quite beautiful films such as this one. Thank you for sharing.

      November 12, 2012 at 12:27 am | Report abuse | Reply
  26. Judy

    The definition of Liberal is, "Progress"....Do understand the Democratic Party who won the '08 Election.

    Understand that you insult Democrats such as Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Larry Ellison, Warren Buffet, the 08 Voters, our Gay Citizens, Women who want control of their own bodies, Our Latino Friends, Our Friends who want Affordable Health Care and all of Hollywood give a Clint or two.

    Know that Ronald Reagan was a Democrat who changed his party affiliation to Republican in order to run for Office. Surprised?

    Gates agrees with President Obama and here's Bill in his own words

    September 26, 2012 at 9:59 am | Report abuse | Reply
  27. Bill Lynch

    Romney, you are not being attacked for success. People think that you have done some or many things wrong to acquire your wealth. Please release your tax returns, so we can see if our fears are justified. You have twenty years of returns, please release them if you are a patriot, and an honest man.

    October 2, 2012 at 1:10 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  28. NOBAMA2012

    'Discouraged' workers face tough road back to employment!

    Are you feeling the effects of four years of failure? Why don't you try another four years of the same? Who was it that said that failure is the desire to repeat mistakes with the hope that good results will eventually happen?

    Well you can thank the Failure in Chief, Obama!

    23 million America's unemployed or underemployed!
    Unemployment over 8% for 43 months and counting!
    The price of a gallon of gas has doubled! Under Obama's failed leadership!
    49 million Americans on food stamps!
    3.6 million more Americans on Social Security Disability Insurance!
    Backdoor amnesty for illegal aliens!
    Democrats in the Senate have not produced a budget in four years!
    51% of college graduates cannot find a job! Because of Obama's failed fiscal policy!
    $5.5 trillion in new federal debt, under Obama!
    In Obama's twisted logic, he will not tell Americans, that the top 20% of all American income earners pay 87% of all federal income tax.
    Will not enforce all federal laws equally! Will enforce DOMA!
    Ambassador Stevens was murdered in Benghazi, Libya! Obama lied about his death!
    Obama's foreign policy failures are notable, he has lost. Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Yemen, Libya!

    Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
    –Aldous Huxley

    Remember: Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

    Romney/Ryan=2012 and beyond!


    October 5, 2012 at 12:52 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Obama Is Here to Stay!!

      Ha ha so funny... Your remarks NOW fell on dead ears.. It's November 16th and Obama is HERE for another 4 years!!! Romney was weak and aloof to all voters other than the white population..

      November 16, 2012 at 11:13 am | Report abuse | Reply
  29. 4Godsake

    Voters anaology !!!!
    How easily can one be fooled? This is just great. We sure can be fooled...Heaven or Hell? While walking down the street one day a Corrupt Former Republican Governor (that may be redundant) was tragically hit by a car and died. His soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the entrance. "Welcome to heaven," says St. Peter. "Before you settle in, it seems there is a problem. We seldom see a high official around these parts, you see, so we're not sure what to do with you." No problem, just let me in, says the Former Governor. "Well, I'd like to, but I have orders from the higher ups. What we'll do is have you spend one day in hell and one in heaven. Then you can choose where to spend eternity." Really? I've made up my mind. I want to be in heaven," says the Governor. "I'm sorry, but we have our rules." And with that, St. Peter escorts him to the elevator and he goes down, down, down to hell. The doors open and he finds himself in the middle of a green golf course. In the distance is a clubhouse and standing in front of it are all his friends Karl, Eric, Paul and other politicians who had worked with him. Everyone is very happy and in evening dress. They run to greet him, shake his hand, and reminisce about the good times they had while getting rich at the expense of the people. They played a friendly game of golf and then dine on lobster, caviar and the finest champagne. Also present is the devil, who really is a very friendly guy who is having a good time dancing and telling jokes. They are all having such a good time that before the Senator realizes it, it is time to go. Everyone gives him a hearty farewell and waves while the elevator rises. The elevator goes up, up, up and the door reopens in heaven where St. Peter is waiting for him, "Now it's time to visit heaven...So, 24 hours passed with the Senator joining a group of contented souls moving from cloud to cloud, playing the harp and singing. They have a good time and, before he realizes it, the 24 hours have gone by and St. Peter returns. "Well, then, you've spent a day in hell and another in heaven. Now choose your eternity." The Governor reflects for a minute, then he answers: "Well, I would never have said it before, I mean heaven has been delightful, but I think I would be better off in hell." So St. Peter escorts him to the elevator and he goes down, down, down to hell... Now the doors of the elevator open and he's in the middle of a barren land covered with waste and garbage. He sees all his friends, dressed in rags, picking up the trash and putting it in black bags as more trash falls to the ground. The devil comes over to him and puts his arm around his shoulders. "I don't understand," stammers the Governor. "Yesterday I was here and there was a golf course and clubhouse, and we ate lobster and caviar, drank champagne, and danced and had a great time. Now there's just a wasteland full of garbage and my friends look miserable. What happened?" The devil smiles at him and says, YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH DECEPTION AND LYING, "Yesterday we were campaigning, today, you voted."
    Vote wisely on November 2, 2012

    October 6, 2012 at 1:25 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  30. Tom

    Scary thoughts of having Mittie as our President...we all looked at his eyes during the debate...either too much Red Bull before the debate, or his BIPOLAR behavior came through, you know the Mitt that cares about 100% of ALL sad to know that some actually believe this think he definitely accomplished so called wining the debate...HE IS THE WINNER of LIES...we all saw the tape about the 47%, coming out of his bipolar mouth, oh he did not mean it? Well did he mean anything then that he told us during the debate he thought he won...our President could not even look at this freaking liar..was taking notes of the new lies! Mitt is not only rude, but dilusional, why not give his millions to the same people that are asking him for jobs...then we might really believe that he cares about the rest of us...he is looking to buy our votes and this election. Firing BIG BIRD, Elmo too? Get real people, this Mittie is going to run our country? Will the REAL MITT PLEASE STAND UP. I guarantee the REAL MITT will appear AFTER our President is re-elected. He might even accuse the Entire country that we made up the votes too! Look at his entire family...his wife has MS and she said once she is first lady she will inform all the folks suffering from MS that riding horses is the way to cope with this horrible MS condition. I am sure the average American can go and buy a few horses to feel better! The entire family looks pompous and very scary to me. Vote for our President and let the Roaming Mitts go back to their dillusional life

    October 6, 2012 at 2:56 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Tara

      I can't wait for this election to be over and MITT can go back to his Rich Life. He acts as if he is President already and all he does is LIE and picks different subjects everyday to give us a new version of the news! Now he wants to give Libya guns...? What is wrong with this BIG MOUTH WACKO! He was blaming the president when we tried to fly over Libya without giving away more money for a new war and Libya liberated themselves, without OUR GUNS! Mittie is a BULLY with very little common sense and a BIG MOUTH! Go Away Mittie and take all your Roaming Mitties with you...and why is everybody still referring to him as GOVERNOR? He is no longer the Governor...Big Mouth yes! Scary Human Being that wants to run our country...UGH! I can't wait to see his arrogant face when he LOSES on election day!

      October 8, 2012 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • 4Godsake

        He is a scary individual. Just may absolutely that you vote and get as many as you can to vote.
        How easily can one be fooled? This is just great. We sure can be fooled...Heaven or Hell? While walking down the street one day a Corrupt Former Republican Governor (that may be redundant) was tragically hit by a car and died. His soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the entrance. "Welcome to heaven," says St. Peter. "Before you settle in, it seems there is a problem. We seldom see a high official around these parts, you see, so we're not sure what to do with you." No problem, just let me in, says the Former Governor. "Well, I'd like to, but I have orders from the higher ups. What we'll do is have
        you spend one day in hell and one in heaven. Then you can choose where to spend eternity." Really? I've made up my mind. I want to be in heaven," says the Governor. "I'm sorry, but we have our rules." And with that, St. Peter escorts him to the elevator and he goes down, down, down to hell. The doors open and he finds himself in the middle of a green golf course. In the distance is a clubhouse and standing in front of it are all his friends Karl, Eric, Paul and other politicians who had worked with him. Everyone is very happy and in evening dress. They run to greet him, shake his hand, and reminisce about the good times they had while getting rich at the expense of the people. They played a friendly game of golf and then dine on lobster, caviar and the finest champagne. Also present is the devil, who really is a very friendly guy who is having a good time dancing and telling jokes. They are all having such a good time that before the Governor realizes it, it is time to go. Everyone gives him a hearty farewell and waves while the elevator rises. The elevator goes up, up, up and the door reopens in heaven where St. Peter is waiting for him, "Now it's time to visit heaven...So, 24 hours passed with the Governor joining a group of contented souls moving from cloud to cloud, playing the harp and singing. They have a good time and, before he realizes it, the 24 hours have gone by and St. Peter returns. "Well, then, you've spent a day in hell and another in heaven. Now choose your eternity." The Governor reflects for a minute, then he answers: "Well, I would never have said it before, I mean heaven has been delightful, but I think I would be better off in hell." So St. Peter escorts him to the elevator and he goes down, down, down to hell... Now the doors of the elevator open and he's in the middle of a barren land covered with waste and garbage. He sees all his friends, dressed in rags, picking up the trash and putting it in black bags as more trash falls to the ground. The devil comes over to him and puts his arm around his shoulders. "I don't understand," stammers the Governor. "Yesterday I was here and there was a golf course and clubhouse, and we ate lobster and caviar, drank champagne, and danced and had a great time. Now there's just a wasteland full of garbage and my friends look miserable. What happened?" The devil smiles at him and says, YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH DECEPTION AND LYING, "Yesterday we were campaigning, today, you voted."

        Vote wisely on November 2, 2012


        October 8, 2012 at 8:55 pm | Report abuse |
  31. Godsake

    It is now success when you acquire weakth at the expense other, there is only two things you CAN CALL IT. Greed and CORRUPT.

    October 7, 2012 at 11:02 am | Report abuse | Reply


    October 8, 2012 at 9:42 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Godsake

      It does not take much to make sense of who is the better candidate. Obama, a Havard Graduate, and first African-American President of the Havard Law review had every opportunity to leave Havard and make MILLIONS of dollars with some major law firm, but chose to reach back and help hard working struggling Americans who Romney refers to as freeloaders,living off of the government. Romney on the other hands made MEGA MILLIONS while harming thousands of those same hard working , struggling Americans who he refers to as freeloaders. If you Judge a MAN by his action, YOU CAN NOT GO WRONG, but if you Judge a MAN by his words we all are DOOMED.

      October 9, 2012 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  33. Stevelb1

    No one is critical of success. People are critical of excessive greed. Huge difference.

    October 10, 2012 at 12:02 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  34. Pikih

    hilarious. I think by definition, the mdidle class is the mdidle three quintiles of American earners. That makes up 60% of America right now, and the wage range is somewhere in the neighborhood of $25,000 per year up to $200,000 a year. If you make more than $200,000 per year, you are not mdidle class.

    October 11, 2012 at 11:32 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  35. roy

    Nobody is attacking success. Just yours because we think there is more to the story.

    October 13, 2012 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  36. Jaker, Dublin

    Poor Mitt ain't fit to be "President" of anything or anyone; & come November the American people will say it with a big majority, Mitt, "Begone"!

    October 13, 2012 at 11:10 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  37. 4Godsake

    No one is attacking Romney sucesses,It is his Corruption. As in the aricle
    and this article
    If it sound like a crook, talk and lie like a crook , Wll you know how it goes.

    October 14, 2012 at 4:26 am | Report abuse | Reply
  38. Florence Vincent

    I live in the U.S but happen to be in the U.K for a few weeks visiting family. I was stunned to read Piers Morgan's article in yesterday's Sunday Mail where he said Mitt Romney might save the American economy, although he says how unprincipled Romney is! I agree with Piers that Romney is unprincipled, but what makes Piers think a leopard changes its spots?

    Romney spent 15 years running Bain Capital during which time thousands of jobs were downsized, terminated or shipped overseas. Romney is a salesman who will do or say anything to make a sale. Given that, the flip-flops make complete sense as do years of stashing money off-shore to avoid paying U.S taxes. Unbeknownst to Piers, Romney was not popular as a Governor. He didn't run for a 2nd term because he knew he would loose.

    His plan for America is Bush's trickle down plan, and he knows Americans don't want more Bush, which is why he has to waffle. The right-wing have said openly, all they need is someone with a working set of digits to hold a pen, and they like Bush's plan.

    Obama has been vilified by the right-wing media machine (Murdoch's empire) since the day he took office. In fact 16 important Republican lawmakers swore the day he was inaugurated they would do everything in their power to bring him down, even if it meant sinking the American economy. Obama had a Senate majority of 60 votes for two months and one day. Since then virtually every bill (including a jobs bill to bring 2 million jobs) has been stopped by a Republican minority party filibuster, which says you need 60 votes to bring a bill to the floor for discussion.
    Obama stopped a depression. We lost 4.4 million jobs in the last year of Bush's term and continued to loose jobs until Obama's Stimulus Bill kicked in. Since then we've had 30 months of continuous job growth adding 4.6 million private sector jobs. Romney's plan is to go back to Bush's plan.

    October 15, 2012 at 2:56 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • 4Godsake

      All this talk about Obama decifit spending. There in economic hat is called the Keynesian Theory, which in a Nut shell says it is okay for Government to spend in order to stimulate the sluggish economy, but in his case George Bush,the economy totally destroyed a DEPRESSION refer to as a recession. paul ryan vote for and campaign for everyone of Bush stimulus package and against every job package and stimulius of Obame, prove ins in this video:

      October 16, 2012 at 12:14 am | Report abuse | Reply
  39. marie lang

    only on leftist media outlet like cnn would they replace Larry King with a stuff shirt brit whos greatest clame to fame is being a judge on the new age Gong Show what a figgin joke

    October 17, 2012 at 8:25 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  40. Why You?


    MEDICARE and Private Insurance or Voucher.

    Private insurance is unaffordable for middle class people no matter the age. No one who is currently retired, can afford paying for a private insurance out off Social Security income. If you become the president, how are you going to guarantee that middle class people that their income from social security will stretch enough to afford the cost of the Private Insurance option you propose? Please give some specifics of how you are going to achieve this plan to benefit the middle class.

    October 18, 2012 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  41. Patrick Agbobu

    Romney you a ruthless business man, who cares onlt of profit and share holders and has no regards for the masses or people. Romney politics is quite the opposite. you will definitely make a very bad leader and a very bad President, in the very unlikely event you win the election. romney why did you not do a second term as governor in your state? Romney do not upset the apple cart and destroy the recorvery President Obama has put in place.

    October 19, 2012 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  42. AmericanPR

    WE must remember that theRICH of this country AND OTHERS, have been made RICH by the blood sweat, and sacrifice of Slaves/POOR. Even today the WHITE MAN abuses these facts, by low salaries and "allowing" ilegals to cross, and abuse oversee" humans" to fill their pockets with cheep labor and the threat of deortation.
    The Genes are embedded, the abusers will die before the allow that get rich opportunity to end. We cannot change their

    October 20, 2012 at 2:31 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  43. AmericanPR

    I love America!
    I do not love abuse of powers!

    October 20, 2012 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  44. waitasec

    who's attacking success?

    perhaps that is an ad hominem for attacking questionable tactics of how romney became successful.

    October 20, 2012 at 8:30 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  45. Rita in illinois

    I wonder what he calls it when you get rich by buying out companies and firing people, taking away their income and security. I wonder what he calls it when he offers to hire those people back at a lower wage so he can make more money. I wonder how pure personal greed fits in his definitions.

    October 26, 2012 at 6:36 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  46. Jake

    Am I blind – I can't find one story, one article, one headline, one new story about the Impeachable offense of the White House denying aid to our Americans dying in Libya on the CNN site or on CNN live. Why are you not reporting this story. The Intelligence Community – of course they knew what was going on and sent this word to the White House where Obama & Biden were briefed on the situation. They were the ones who made the decision – not the Intelligence Community. Can't you see this is a huge cover-up! Obama then got a restful night sleep as our citizens were murdered and denied pleas for help. This was not the doing of the CIA, military – this was a direct order to "stand down" from the White House. Afterall, Obama could not be bothered as he was packing for Vegas and preparing for the View. Just really confused on why the mainstream media is not covering this gross offense – you should be outraged CNN – you should be demanding answers rather than blindly ignoring this injustice. You have a duty – Why are you protecting Obama – can you not understand or comprehend what he has done! Picture this – we have Americans pleading for help – they were told to stand down. They went anyway to protect Stevens and were brutally killed. Why will you not report on this – is it because we are days away from an election? This has nothing to do with an election – it has everything to do about Obama covering up to win an election. It has everything to do about watching our fellow Americans die. DO THE RIGHT THING CNN – DO YOUR JOB – REPORT THE TRUTH – ARE YOU JOURNALISTS OR ARE YOU SO LEFT YOU ARE BLINDED BY AN AGENDA YOURSELF. Stop the cover-up and start reporting on this IMPEACHABLE OFFENSE!

    October 27, 2012 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  47. waitasec

    when you attack success it's because the success lacks integrity

    October 31, 2012 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • John MC

      You got that right.

      Romneys problem is not 'success at any cost' which is deplorable at the best of the time, his problem is the conceit of the Rich. When the bible verse mentions its easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a wealthy man to enter the Kingdom of God', its Romney they're talking about.

      Not because of anything other than the fact he is amoral. He can't see why he is wrong. This is what disqualifies him from leadership. Building up a profitable business (good), building up a profitable business by wiping away other people's success simply because he has more financial backing than the poor guy who's worked hard all his life for that little payrise or perk bit by bit.. Completely wrong. to efface or eclipse it in the face of your own interest? Unethical. To call it success on the basis of 'my wallets bigger than yours, so bye bye little guy... ' This is success ? Its unchristian, its disrespectful and it is definitely not MORAL. An educated man should know BETTER.

      Did Jesus say 'they hate me because they're jealous of my success' Sorry: not the words of a humble and pious christian man.

      Go to church, read that bible. Contrast its view with yours. Remark about how you saved a company and made a hefty profit for yourself by getting rid of people, not on an efficiency basis, or value basis but on a simple profit ratio. Then compound that moral fugue state you're in by saddling that newly acquired company with a loan it can't afford (and because the banks were filled with the same stupid greedy people – they'll oblige) then take out that big payment back to you and your investors.. saddle the victim company with that debt it can't repay. Offload it, push it down the road to oblivion. Send it burning into bankrupt obscurity carrying every job and hope and dream of every american employee you left behind who labored and toiled for many years to bring it into your hands.. Then to compound your conceit , run for President and tell everyone how good you are.

      Call it moral, call it ethical, call it American? Call it Patriotic ? You need to go back to school and learn that it was more than profit margins and personal greed which made this country great.

      And for anyone who hides behind the perfectly 'legal' argument in his financial dealings. A moral man would not exploit such ethically questionable loopholes to make millions. Give some moral people a couple of terms in office to put the law back on a moral context which shames the greedy and celebrates the real success stories who don't leave a pile of broken american dreams in its wake ... we might have a better America. Thats the problem no one's talking about the fact that Romneys success is built in part on the shattered hopes and dreams of many unsuspecting Americans who simply didn't have the priviledged lifestyle or the connections he has. Too bad ?

      Thats what makes America great ? Sickening. Founding fathers would be turning in their graves to see their fellow Americans treated so poorly.

      No one hates you because your successful. Problem is you are not successful. You are greedy and reckless and out of touch. And putting you in charge of an already burdened America would just leave it like many of the companies you've touched. Saddled with debt and ripe for a hostile takeover.

      America needs better than a man who's gone to church all his life yet remained completely untouched by the lessons of wisdom, compassion and morality that the church has taught (if you in any way believed what you were taught the 47% remark should never have passed your lips)

      Its not success which is being attacked it is your lack of integrity.

      November 1, 2012 at 8:35 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  48. JW

    Why is nobody talking about this????

    "Through a closely held equity fund called Solamere, Mitt Romney and his wife, son and brother are major investors in an investment firm called H.I.G. Capital. H.I.G. in turn holds a majority share and three out of five board members in Hart Intercivic, a company that owns the notoriously faulty electronic voting machines that will count the ballots in swing state Ohio November 7. Hart machines will also be used elsewhere in the United States."

    November 1, 2012 at 12:48 am | Report abuse | Reply
  49. khalil

    I will comment on position of Mitt Romney on standing for only Pakistan 100 warhead nuclear power and ignoring Afghanistan have a good luck for him and will see for not getting enough experiences for continuous mistakes of republican politicians during past many years , I think supporting Pakistan will probably affect future of America in future because of Pakistan have two face ,one face beside of America and second face helping terrorist in region against democracy .

    November 3, 2012 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  50. TopView20

    Mitt Romney, if I believed that you meant everything you said in the interview clip, and I believed that you would march to your tune, I would be the most vigorous supporter of your run for the presidency in the USA.

    November 3, 2012 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • John the Historian

      Willard is a mormon cult follower who only wanted women barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen. Anne Romney had no education except mormon cult theology which is worthless. Anne had nannies and maids in her home what does she know about every day America ? The Republicans are stuck in some 1950s Pleasantville movie scene. Hopefully all this religion garbage gets thrown on the dustbin of history.

      November 20, 2012 at 1:56 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  51. Gonzarelli

    This guy romney lost because he is a fool! Can you imagine how bad this country would have been if this ignorant person had won! What a real fool!
    Not only is he a sore looser, he is also a fool by smerking the republican party! This guy is not a good republican, democart or independent! Perhaps he can get his job back as venture capitalist reporting to a woman! What a freak! Dividing this country even more! SORE LOOSER! His politcal career is over unless he still has fools following him after his stupid statments...

    November 15, 2012 at 9:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  52. Gonzarelli

    No one is attacking your success Mr. Romney. What they are attacking is you wavering on issue after issue, except for giving higher tax breaks to those in the upper 5-10% income. You can afford an accountant to do your taxes and find you the best loopholes possible, while your awyers defend your actions so you can get away with paying under 15% tax. And, yet the middle, and lower class cannot afford these services. However; this is not what people who did not vote for you are against–they are against your dumb statement about we don't care about the other 47%, and I have a binder fool of womens' names. What kind of an answer is that when trying to give women an opportunity to become C-level officers. Just gets me that you can't just help yourself and your party by taking it like a man and face the fact you lost.
    Also, if you would have won, you would have us fighting another war or 2. Enough is enough, unless we fight for the cause of the weak and those who cannot defend themselves, or those who are truly our allies.

    November 15, 2012 at 10:26 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Anne

      The average tax rate for the top 5-10% of income is 40%. I would hope that you can understand the frustration in our system where we have people that don't work all year and get a "tax refund" even though they didn't pay taxes...

      At some level, the wealtthy that you abhor so much are going to get tired of it and guess what, they aren't gong to open businesses, they aren't going to create jobs, and then they won't be paying taxes so then whose going to pay it. Did you notice how many business just closed after the election? And continue to do so? At some point, when you punish the sucessful for being successful they stop trying and in the end its going to hurt you because then you don't have a job. Hostess is a prime example. Good for Hostess. Stop acting lke it is the goverments responsiblity to take care of you and man up!

      December 15, 2012 at 10:34 am | Report abuse | Reply
  53. ray

    dont this moron romney goes away? when you are a pathological liar at the highest level you lose election moron. GO AWAY

    November 19, 2012 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  54. John the Historian

    Willard lost because he represents a Republican party that is out of touch with the American people. He is a member of the mormon cult that is now part of the Christian Right and their decline is here. The American people can not relate to a man who didn't want to talk about his faith, when deep down he knew his faith was nothing but a con. How can anyone believe the faith of Joseph Smith, a man who had 87 wives, one as young as 14 years old. A man who obviously lied about some 200 pound gold tablets that contained the book of mormon. It is historical fact that Jesus Christ did not preach to the American people and that the American-Indians are not descendants of the Jews. DNA proves this. Joseph Smith's translation of Egyptian papyrus has proven to be false. His successor Brigham Young had 70 wives, one who divorced him and called him a con. Mark Twain wrote about Brigham Young and called the book of mormon chloroform in print. Mormons need to disband their cult. Give their temples to the Methodists. Never forget Joseph Smith and Brigham Young were both origianlly Methodists. Mormons will all know Jesus Christ will not reappear in Independence, Missouri, your Garden of Eden or will not reappear in Nauvoo, Illinois where Joseph Smith committed bank fraud. Willard's God of Joseph Smith has been defeated. A mormon will never be president of the United States. How many husbands will Anne Romney get anyway on the mormon cult heaven of kolob ?

    November 20, 2012 at 1:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  55. czar33

    Thank You God! Obama won my prayers were answered, now strike Romney with a stage 4 painful cancer and let him rot slow and don't forget to get his sons too!

    November 22, 2012 at 3:38 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Anne

      Quick questions, whens the last time you took a look at the countries, deficient, job market, business closure percentages and economic trends...

      oh wait, you haven't. Thats obvious from your post that you are happy with the election results. America has a moron running the coutnry that has no business sense or experience. This is terrible, and your post is some what laughable. Wow, I just can't believe that people think this coutnry is doing well. Really? wow wow wow, are you sure your not happy becuase you got a free phone? 🙂 It's obvious based on this post you must never have read a financial statement before.....

      December 15, 2012 at 10:38 am | Report abuse | Reply

    @czar33 I am fine with your part about praying to God to re-elect President Obama. I am not fine with your prayer to strike someone with cancer. I don't believe Romney has done anything to you to ask for something this bad. If you believe in God and his son, Jesus Christ, you also ought to believe in forgiving! This is the true nature of Christ–not Christianity.

    November 23, 2012 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  57. Bob H

    No one is attacking success. We are attacking greed and the state of mind that having more money is the only thing that matters.

    November 27, 2012 at 1:28 pm | Report abuse | Reply


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  59. reverend marvin purser, retired

    In the next election, the poor, gays, women and Latinos will come out of the bushes and make George Orwell's "Animal Farm" come true again, will overpower the rich pigs who believe that "all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." The cycle has come around again. FDR is back in business. The Herbert Hoover Bush boys gone and FDR is back in the business of restoring the poor and middle class to support the rich the way they should, by being able to buy their products. Obama may be gone, but his party who was there before he came, who chose him to be the Horse in Animal Farm, will still be there and another strong leader will emerge and will be a woman. The following election, it will be a gay black woman. The patterns are set for the progressive revelation of God given to mankind as much as we are willing and able to seek and accept. America, one nation under God, indivisible and justice for all!

    July 13, 2013 at 5:23 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  60. marvin purser

    As I recall: "There is not a dime's worth of difference between the two parties. " -Gov. George Wallace. They spin from each end. One trickles down and the other trickles up. Each picks up where the other one left off and takes credit for fixing the other's mess. Neither one runs a campaign on two things only: 1. Why I am qualified to run the country and 2. The way I will operate. 99% is doing in the other party's candidate when each candidate never did do anything. The parties do it! And passed bills are the only criteria for comparison for success. The country is not in debt. We still own 70% of the world's resources no matter how much we are suppose to owe China. The Social Security System is not going to go broke. It readjusts with the ages of the population. Right now it is overloaded with Seniors from 1939 and their children are the majority of voters. On and On and On....manipulation of stats to get elected.

    August 16, 2013 at 9:45 am | Report abuse | Reply
  61. In Home Personal Training Long Island

    Mitt you are such a successful guy, I just wanted to thank you for all your intentions.
    I agree: "When you attack success you have less...that is not the American way" We need to re think our strategy in this country. To many people want to be carried through life.

    December 9, 2013 at 7:48 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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