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Romney reverses course, praises ‘important role’ of labor unions

Hoping to make up lost ground in Michigan, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday reversed course and praised labor unions. At a town hall campaign event in Shelby Township, the candidate told supporters that “labor unions play an important role in our society.” “There are some like the carpenters…

Romney: Entrepreneurs should just ask parents for money

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney suggested to a group of business people in Michigan on Thursday that entrepreneurs should ask their parents for money instead of using loans from the federal government. In a speech to the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce, the former Massachusetts governor blasted the Obama…

Romney: ‘Living life makes you more conservative’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday explained his extreme change in positions since serving as the governor of Massachusetts by saying that he had gotten more conservative by “living life.” Speaking to Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday, half-term Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) had worried that Romney…

Ron Paul campaign implies foul play in Romney victory in Maine

In the wake of would-be Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s victory in Saturday’s Maine caucuses, the Ron Paul campaign is raising implications of foul play. According to the official tally, with 84% of the votes counted, Romney took 39% of that vote, defeating Paul by a narrow margin of 194…

Romney: ‘I can’t wait to get my hands on Washington’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday tried to convince attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to vote for him by reminding them of his “severely conservative” record, including preventing Massachusetts from becoming “the Las Vegas of gay marriage.” “History will record the Obama presidency as last gasp…

‘Romney Condoms’ offer protection for the ‘elite penis’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has inspired a New York-based condom company to create a prophylactic for “anyone with an elite penis.” The product, sold on RomneyCondoms.com, features packaging with Romney’s likeness, the words “never settle” and a background of $100 bills. “Despite Mitt’s Inability To Stick To A Position,…

Trump takes credit for Romney’s Nevada win

Business mogul and self-promoter Donald Trump on Monday said that he would “always accept credit” for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s decisive win in Nevada on Saturday. “There was a lot riding on that particular race in Nevada and it was interesting, because the numbers were much, much greater than…

Oops: CNN host calls Romney ‘Governor Mormon’

Almost everyone knows that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney belongs to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but CNN host John King made the association all to clear Saturday by referring to him as “Governor Mormon.” Following the former Massachusetts governor’s decisive win in the Nevada caucuses,…

Romney: Obama trying to ‘bribe the voters’ with benefits

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday accused President Barack Obama of trying to “bribe the voters” with benefits and “checks from government.” During his victory speech following the Nevada caucuses, the candidate told a crowd of supporters that voters shouldn’t expect a “free ticket” when he is president. “I…

Corporations taxed less on U.S. profits than Mitt Romney

Many Americans were shocked last month to learn that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney only paid an effective tax rate of 13.8 percent in 2010, but a recent report shows that corporations are paying even less. Corporations in the U.S. paid only an average of 12.1 percent in taxes on…

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