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Things You Might Want to Know About Mitt Romney .

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by RDW, Jul 4, 2012.

  1. RDW


    Mar 12, 2003
    Things You Might Want to Know About Mitt Romney's Personal Information.

    * His full Name is: Willard Mitt Romney
    * He was Born: March 12, 1947 and is 65 years old.
    * His Father: George W. Romney, former Governor of the State of Michigan
    * He was Raised in: Bloomfield Hills , Michigan
    * He is Married to: Ann Romney since 1969; they have five children
    * B.A. from Brigham Young University ,
    * J.D. and M.B.A. from Harvard University
    Religion: Mormon - The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints Working Background:
    * After high school, he spent 30 months in France as a Mormon missionary.
    * After going to both Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School simultaneously, he passed the Michigan bar, but never worked as an attorney.
    * In 1984, he co-founded Bain Capital a private equity investment firm, one of the largest such firms in the United States .
    * In 1994, he ran for Senator of Massachusetts and lost to Ted Kennedy.
    * He was President and C.E.O. of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.
    * In 2002, he was elected Governor of the State of Massachusetts where he eliminated a 1.5 billion deficit.
    Some Interesting Fact about Romney:
    * He gave his entire inheritance from his father to charity.
    * Bain Capital, starting with one small office supply store in Massachusetts, turned it into Staples; now over 2,000 stores employing
    90,000 people.
    * Bain Capital also worked to perform the same kinds of business miracles again and again, with companies like Domino's, Sealy, Brookstone, Weather Channel, Burger King, Warner Music Group, Dollarama, Home Depot Supply, and many others.
    * He was an unpaid volunteer campaign worker for his dad's gubernatorial campaign 1 year.
    * He was an unpaid intern in his dad's governor's office for eight years.
    * He was an unpaid bishop and stake president of his church for ten years.
    * He was an unpaid President of the Salt Lake Olympic Committee for three years.
    * He took no salary and was the unpaid Governor of Massachusetts for four years.
    * Mitt Romney is one of the wealthiest self-made men in our country but has given more back to its citizens in terms of money, service and time than most men.

    Mitt Romney has Nothing to Hide
    * He will show us his high school and college transcripts.
    * He will show us his law degree.
    * He will show us his birth certificate
    * He will show us his social security card.
    * He will show us his draft notice.
    * He will show us his medical records.
    * He will show us his income tax records.
    * He will show us he has nothing to hide.

    Mitt Romney's background, experience and trustworthiness show him to be a great leader.
    He has the background and record to become an excellent President of the United States .

    Most importantly - HE'S NOT OBAMA!
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2012
  2. Atomic Punk

    Atomic Punk

    Mar 11, 2008
    i was planning on voting for him even with all the bad press released about him. nice to know he has some good points.

  3. fortyofforty


    Jul 9, 2005
    I would like to see a comparable list about Odumbo. I think the true resume would be shocking to most Americans. Can you say "Choom Gang"?


    (Don't know if this image is legitimate or not. I do know if it was Mitt Romney in the photograph, the media would be climbing over each other trying to interview all the guys shown, to get the dirt.)
  4. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

    Apr 23, 2008
    Amazing how people from his past just don't appear.

  5. ModGlock17


    Dec 18, 2010
    Things that are important to me about Mitt Romney:

    1. He was raised by a full set of parents, neither one abandoned the other or him. They taught him more spiritual value of America than not.
    2. He made his wealth in America, as in he HAS a stake in America's success, rather its downfall.
    3. He held real jobs of a private Executive as well as public Executive (Governorship) commanding real men and women... and an armed force (National Guard in Massachusetts).
    4. He more than survived a tough contest of vesting, called the Primary, against very good men and woman.
  6. ModGlock17


    Dec 18, 2010
    My only concern is that Mitt may not be dirty enough to be President.....
  7. c01

    c01 Crazy Eye

    Feb 18, 2010
    I was lost during the last election cycle. Didn't like the way the country was going and wanted a change. Voted for Obama. Well, live and learn a little. I should have listened to the folks that had been around enough that told me I didn't want that much change.
    I'm voting for Mitt..


    << Is sorry he helped in the current state of affairs
  8. hogship

    hogship It's MY Island

    Thank you for this post........:bowdown:

    I know it's a difficult thing to admit, and I know others who are still not going to publicly say what you just did......probably, the majority of them will never do that.

    I know some people who voted for Obama and are feeling betrayed. Some of these people so strongly believed in Obama, that it literally distroyed the relationship we had at one time. Maybe time can heal that, but we don't have that luxury if we are to steer America away from the hidden destruction that has been planned for it.

    Romney was never my choice, but at this time, a vote for Romney is a vote for America to shake this off and get on a better course.

  9. cowboy1964


    Sep 4, 2009
    That is, in fact, the only point that matters.
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2012
  10. jakebrake

    jakebrake cracker

    Jan 11, 2011
    too close to philly
    a lot of people found out the hard way. waking up with an obama hangover, and having that coyote moment has come to you. now you know better.

    took guts for you to admit that. i give you credit for it.
  11. G29Reload

    G29Reload Tread Lightly

    Sep 28, 2009

    1. I don't know of, and have never heard of anyone who voted for McCain, who, having seen what transpired will vote for Obama now and wishes he did the first time.

    2. I know of PLENTY of people like you who voted for Obama, are sorry they did, and will not again.

    This gives me some hope that we might actually unseat him.
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2012
  12. stopatrain

    stopatrain Lifetime Member

    Aug 28, 2005
    Anybody but Obama. I've warmed up a little towards Romney.
  13. ABO....

    It's a :crying: shame the GOP can't put forth a candidate that gives you many reasons why people should vote FOR him.
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2012
  14. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc MAJ (USA Ret.)

    Feb 22, 2005
    Republic of Texas
    If he wants it, he's going to have to fight for it. Presidential elections are no longer a place for Marquess of Queensberry rules. It a brass knuckles street brawl. Gentlemen finish last.
  15. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc MAJ (USA Ret.)

    Feb 22, 2005
    Republic of Texas
    It's a shame no one beat him. It's a contest.

    We need a new primary system, one where litte blue states don't give the wrong guys momentum. One that is essentially OVER before the larger conservative leaning state get input.
  16. aspartz


    Oct 19, 2000
    Sandstone, MN 55072
    You give a long list that shows he is a good moral person. You have shown me nothing that shows he knows how to distance himself from those morals while governing.

    Yes, he's not Obama. You have shown me nothing to show that he is BETTER than Obama. Change for the sake of change is useless.

  17. jaklcrow


    Feb 12, 2010
    That list screams TOO religious to me.
  18. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc MAJ (USA Ret.)

    Feb 22, 2005
    Republic of Texas
    Being a moral person will attract more voters than it repels
  19. aspartz


    Oct 19, 2000
    Sandstone, MN 55072
    So we get a big government moralist. How is this an improvement?

    I'm not saying that being moral is bad. The problem is that many moral people feel the need to legislate their own personal morality.

  20. amazon


    Jul 11, 2010
    I'd rather have a Pres. with Christian morals than one without (or one that seems to shun them).

    While Gov. here he never had the "I know better than you" attitude or approach. And yes, I have even met the man.