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Why I Am Endorsing Mitt Romney For President (And Not Ron Paul)

Why I Am Endorsing Mitt Romney For President (And Not Ron Paul)

I understand that there are a number of Republicans (including Yours Truly) who are currently campaigning to become delegates to the Republican National Convention who have formerly expressed support for the presidential candidate, Ron Paul.

Like me, they may be running into some questions about their loyalty to the “presumptive candidate”, Mitt Romney.

For that reason, and others that I will soon explain, I thought it was high time for me to officially switch my support from Ron Paul and go on record endorsing Mitt Romney for President of the United States.

While I hope that my endorsement will help, in some small way, to promote party unity, I am also aware that there will probably be some cynics who doubt my sincerity. After all, it is public record that I have donated the maximum amount to the Ron Paul 2012 campaign. And my neighbors might have noticed the four foot “Ron Paul 2012” banner in my yard or the the eight by four foot sign that I bolted to an unused utility pole (lit by two floodlights and surrounded by twinkling multi-colored Christmas lights).

So to reassure any sceptics, here is a partial list of the reasons I am endorsing Romney for president:

1. Consistency - Mitt Romney has been unwavering in his public devotion to the principles and issues that would help to advance the political career of Mitt Romney.

2. Flexibility - Unlike Ron Paul who has been ridiculously rigid in his defense of the U.S. constitution, personal liberty, a balanced budget and the sanctity of life (so much so that he earned the nickname “Dr. No” in congress); Romney has shown that he is capable of rolling with the punches, going with the tide, changing with the times, and bending with the breeze.

3. Supporters - The top six donors to Romney’s campaign are banks (including Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America, etc.). Who knows what is best for the average American? Why, multi-billionaire bankers, of course. Obviously Romney’s supporters have the kind of deep pockets that can not only pay for his campaign, but also buy the kind of congress that will make SURE that America will have another TARP bailout if we need it.

On the other hand, 97% of Ron Paul’s donations come from individuals. His top three donor groups are the active military in the US Army, US Navy and US Air Force. Many of his donors live paycheck to paycheck, are small business owners, or are even unemployed. No wonder a lot of them are running out of money. Ron Paul has only himself to blame. After twelve terms in congress, lobbyists from the big corporations don’t even bother to come to his office. They know it would be a waste of time.

4. Public image - With unrelenting national and international press coverage labeling him as the “frontrunner” (and now the “presumptive candidate”) Mitt Romney has tremendous credibility. He has pearly teeth, perfect hair, tailored suits and looks, well... “presidential”. Ron Paul wears suits that could have come off the rack at J.C. Penney, has kind of a squeaky voice, talks for an hour without notes (let alone a teleprompter), and looks like your favorite uncle. You would never catch Mitt talking about things like “monetary policy”. Borrrrrrring!

5. Freedom - Romney knows that the greatest threat to our freedom are the “Islamo-fascists”. Not the Chinese, that manufacture everything that we consume and that we depend on to finance our national debt. Not the politicians, that treat the constitution like a blank piece of paper and the U.S. Treasury like their personal piggy bank. Not federal agents, that can track us by GPS, tap our phones without a warrant, watch the books we read and websites we visit, and monitor the politicians we support. And certainly not the President of the United States who now has the legal authority to order the execution of any American citizen that he suspects might be a “terrorist”. Or the American-born underage son of a “terrorist”. Or the underage friend who happens to be standing next to the American-born underage son of a “terrorist”.
After all, Obama has promised not to execute any U.S. citizen within the borders of the United States without a trial and I am fairly confident that Romney wouldn't either. At least not without a really good reason.
Ron Paul thinks the National Defense Authorization Act is unconstitutional. That’s just crazy. The Bill of Rights prohibits “unreasonable search and seizure”, it doesn’t say anything at all about “vaporization by a drone missile”.

6. Foreign Aid - Romney understands why we should continue to mortgage our children’s future to give foreign aid to ANY government of ANY country that isn’t actually at war with us; including countries that are run by a dictator or whose citizens have a higher per capita income than the United States. Romney knows that the only TRUE friends are the ones that you buy and the best way to foster economic independence is to GIVE a country hundreds of billions of dollars.That is why Afghanistan, where 97% of the gross national product comes from the United States treasury, is so loyal and has such a vibrant economy.

7. Foreign Policy - Here again is where Romney really shines. He knows that American exceptionalism means that we should police the world. He knows that in this age of global economy, there are no nations in which the United States does not have a “vital national interest”. And even if there were, we could always justify bombing them to “prevent a bloodbath” or “promote democracy” or “enforce a U.N. resolution”. That means that Americans can rest easy knowing that we are spending ourselves into bankruptcy paying for the defense of impoverished countries like Germany, Japan, and South Korea so that they don’t have to tax their corporations which can then manufacture inexpensive cars and flat screen TV’s that put Americans out of work.

8. National debt - Romney is against it. How do we know? Because he said so a whole lot of times in a very convincing tone of voice. And just as soon as he is elected president he will show us how we can eliminate the budget deficit without raising any taxes, eliminating any cabinet departments, reducing military spending, or cutting Social Security, Medicare, or any other popular program. How will he do this? Well he hasn’t explained his whole program but it has something to do with getting rid of all of those federal regulations that are smothering small businesses like Goldman Sachs.

9. Immigration - Romney is the only candidate who has had the guts NOT to come out with a firm stand on this thorny issue.

10. Charisma - Romney has tons of it. Almost as much as Obama. Why is this important? Because in 2016, when the national debt has soared to record heights and unemployment is still in double digits it will take a lot of “charisma” to convince the voters to put him (or any other Republican) back in office.

11. Economy - Romney is a businessman. That means he is an expert on “economics”. He is also in favor of “free enterprise”. That’s why he likes the Federal Reserve. They print all of our money. Then they GIVE it to Goldman Sachs, which LOANS it back to the U.S.Treasury and charges the taxpayer interest. How is this “free enterprise”? Because Goldman Sachs gets to take our money, for FREE!
But that isn’t the reason Goldman Sachs is the biggest contributor to the Romney campaign. Its because they know he is the “best man for the job”. And he knows a lot about the economy.

Romney had enough sense to know that the only way out of the 2008 crash was to give $700 billion dollars to the same guys that had caused the problem. Like Obama, he knew they were “too big to fail”, especially after Goldman Sachs and J.P.Morgan had bought them at fire sale prices. That is because Romney understands “free enterprise”.

12. Electability - Romney is electable. Everybody knows this because we heard it on Fox News. He knows that he doesn't need the support of the thousands of young people who have been attending rallies for Ron Paul or attending conventions or campaigning door to door or becoming delegates or GOP party officials for the first time. Why? Because he isn’t Obama. And he understands “free enterprise”.

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Anyway, those are a few of the reasons why I am endorsing Mitt. But I saved the best for last. The main reason I am endorsing Mitt Romney is for my children.

You see, they need to understand the way the world REALLY works. My son and daughter need to see that their dad knows the score and why their hero should be someone like Mitt Romney. They need to learn from his and my example.

They need to know that it is never too late to learn from your mistakes, especially when it is politically convenient.

I want them to decide what is right, make a stand and never waiver,... until it becomes unpopular.

They need to learn that when the going gets tough, they should take a poll.

They need to know that if all of their friends want to do the wrong thing, it’s time to join the crowd.

Because after all, NOTHING is more important than getting along.

And that’s why I am endorsing Mitt Romney for president.




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It's great internet news is picking this up.

This thing could do more damage to the Obama/Romney campaign than a million dollar ad buy. Viral, baby!!

What can I say? Fantastic.....

thanks for the post, and the help!!!

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Heh

Thank God this was a spoof. I was ready to come to your house and pummel you.

:)

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This is Working!!! Thank you SpaceHabitats! It's Pure Genius!

I "personalized" your post a bit more after you gave me your blessing and sent it off to about 100 relatives and friends. Many are Romney supporters. I have already heard back from 4 of them and they are actually getting it! Once I related the letter to me personally (especially the last section which I've posted below), since they know me, they read the whole thing and it definitely struck a nerve! Keep sending this to anyone you know everyone!

HERE IS MY PERSONALIZED VERSION OF THE LAST SECTION - ENJOY!

But I saved the best for last. You see, the main reason I am endorsing Mitt Romney is for my son.

* He needs to understand the way the world REALLY works. After all, my son is looking up to his ol' dad as his main example of character and sense of moral compass, to help him to become a productive and successful contributor of society one day.

* He needs to understand why his personal hero (ME) would support someone like Mitt Romney.

* He needs to understand that compromising one's personal integrity and moral principles is okay as long as it gets one what they really want out of life, even if, on some occasions, it might be at the expense of others. After all, sometimes you have to step on the little guy to get a leg up in the world.

* He should also learn that so-called "flip-flopping" is not necessarily the same thing as lying, and is acceptable, as long as it is for one's own personal or political gain, regardless of whether the public is convinced that it is in their best interest or not. Therefore, I am going to teach my son that it is okay to "flip-flop" to me on occasion also, as longs as he get's him what he wants, as he progresses through life! If I can accept harmless "flip-flopping" from Mitt, I can accept it from my son also! What does it hurt to get lied to from time to time anyway?
Besides, in today's modern world, having faith and trust in one's "word" isn't as important as it was when I was a child...especially when it comes to playing on the "big stage" of politics. That's why I believe it's okay for our leaders like Mitt and Obama to do so too, even if I (and they) know deep down, that it's wrong and that God certainly doesn't approve! But oh well...that's just a trait of a good political leader and I condone it! I just wish that my folks would have taught me Mitt's principles when I was a child. Being taught to always be fair, honest, not to steal and to never lie, can certainly make it a much harder road to hoe, especially if one really wants to get ahead quickly in today's world. I now know that I have wasted a lot of years. It is certainly hard to live up to. The expectations I have for my son to live up to these principles, are certainly not as high as they were for me. I trust that this new and acceptable attitude will surely change the future of our society for the better! But what do I care...I won't be around to see it anyway...LOL!

* He also needs to know that it is never too late to learn from your mistakes, especially when it is politically convenient. Like Mitt (and Barack for that matter), I want my son to decide what is right, make a stand and never waiver...unless it becomes unpopular (or in the case of our future President, Mitt Romney, until the power brokers who put him there, decide differently).

* He needs to learn that when the going gets tough, a poll should be taken, so he will know which way to adjust his behavior accordingly.

* He needs to learn that if all of his friends want to do the wrong thing, it’s time to join the crowd! After all, being a leader with any REAL integrity in today's world (like Ron Paul), is unpopular...it rocks the boat of the Status Quo, so to speak. I mean, what was I thinking...LOL...to actually believed that this time, Americans would finally put their foot down and embrace a candidate with real integrity, one who would finally, not compromise the people and our Constitution, for their own political. economic or egotistical gain. How naive I was. I now know that in today's America, that person is unelectable. Good thing too...because if we ever do get someone in office with these genuine qualities, I am convinced we'd all get screwed...perhaps even worse than what we've already endured from the current Status Quo...if you can believe that!
We don't need change like that...we need to stay the course and trust that Mitt and his well connected friends from Wall Street will get us out of our problems...after all, Wall Streeters helped to create the mess in the first place, so who better to trust to lead us out? After the last big TARP bailout, which Mitt supported, they should all have plenty of money by now anyway, thank goodness. Contrary to the facts, I actually trust Wall Street - they know what they are doing. I should know, I used to be a broker.
Besides, in today's political arena, it's actually flattering to be regarded as "the lesser of the two evils", even if evil in any form, is still simply evil! I think that considering our two choices, Jesus himself would certainly support the lesser evil here too...wouldn't you agree? Anyway, it's so much easier to follow someone like Mitt (or Barack for the Libs), because he is just simply more likeable! Mitt won't let me down personally...he is my friend...and I trust that to the core of MY SOUL! Mitt knows what is best for me and my son personally too. Therefore, even though I know that, yes, he has probably lied on many, many occasions, he did so for the good of us and the country...not like Obama and George W (who I am sorry to say, I actually trusted at one time, and even raved about with the same zeal that I demonstrate here for Mitt today) and the many others preceding them, have done in the past! Besides, just because some of my neighbors claim to be able to see right through Mitt, doesn't mean he is really "that person" deep down inside. Again...I feel that Mitt knows me well and really sincerely and personally cares for me and my son, and for what we think, even at the expense of his own Washington and corporate banking friends best intentions (all of his mailings I get say so). Therefore, with blind faith, I do follow!

No, I want my son to grow up to be just like Mitt or GW (Obama), and the rest of the popular, successful, and well-connected people who have done such a wonderful job leading our country though these tough and dangerous times, even if they created the problems in the first place! They did it for us...they did it for America! God love em' and God Bless em'...and God Bless America too! With leaders like Mitt, it is truly God's will in the making! I feel confident that if God had a vote, he would definitely support a man of Mitt's stature and seemingly incorruptible character, even if the reality may point be to the contrary!

And that’s why I am endorsing Mitt Romney for my president!

Keep this e-mail for the next 4 years and come back and reread it then. I suspect you will find my letter to be extremely prophetic.
Good night everyone - I have to go back to sleep now!

"Liberty tastes sweetest to those who fight for it, and most bitter to those who work to deny it!"

LearnRonPaul

I agree

I printed out a whole bunch and have been handing them out, With proper credit of course. The face changes are priceless!. thank you Space Habitats!

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Wonderful Post!!

Spacehabitats... I love this and have sent it around to all my Romney supporting friends who know where I really stand.
This should be shortened to a video (campaign ad).... except I wonder if most wold get the sarcasm in it. Thanks!

piamama

Congratulations. You made it

Congratulations. You made it to the conservative byte.

http://conservativebyte.com/2012/05/dailypaul-why-i-am-endor...

You beat me to it!

Just hope we don't get a bunch of those trolls from there onto here! YUCK!

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

It's better to have those

It's better to have those trolls here, feed them red pills and show them the truth. Who knows if we can convert some of those.

Endorsing Romney...

seems like a modest proposal!

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RON PAUL 2012

I cannot believe I missed this when it was posted

This is worth a few gold bars.

Our Very Own Operation Twist

Funny. Enjoyed

"This isn't what the govern meant"

"Win the crowd and you will win your freedom"

FUNNY!

That's good...real good! You almost had me convinced!! NOT! Great post!

___________________________
The LibertyAvenger

http://LibertyAvengers.com

Teach our kids to vote for

Teach our kids to vote for things they don't agree with? I would not. To teach your kids morals is one thing, but to teach your kids to go along with the crowd is part of our huge problem in our society today. All that is important is being "popular". This is one of the most pathetic writings I have ever seen. Give up your beliefs, what you enjoy, and what you think is the right decision, to become part of the "crowd". I don't know about this guy, but the "crowds" in this country may not be where you want your children in the first place. Your entitled to whatever, but I would not be showing my children that being part of the crowd is the most important thing. Standing on your own, for your own is what is important. You sir, are giving up.

You sir...

Must look up the words " sarcasm" and "gullible".

Ba-ba-ba-bump.

Share this:

http://youtu.be/yuC_4mGTs98

I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility to every form of tyranny over the mind of man.

Actually this is what is happening right now in the US...

In fact I sent a copy of the satire to many on my email list including a couple of politicians who are running for office out here in Maine. Both are running for State Senator...one is a sell out to Romney and the other is a Ron Paul supporter.

fearless brave joyful peaceful loving grateful, compassionate

interesting!

At first I was ready to blow my top, thinking whats going on, then slowly realized that this is one of the best satires I have recently seen. Great job. :D

For Liberty!!!

The kids...

The kids will look back on your past and find out that their dad is a flip-flopper just like Mitt Romney is.

Just a Geek!!!

You got me good!

I just couldn't believe the headline! I had to read it! The satire was brilliant! Thanks for the laugh!
Romney scares the crap out of me...almost as much as the obummer does!

can we use this at ...

the iowa state convention?? AJ Spiker as the emcee !?! in june we read this and boom! all those delegates to go Paul!! hilarious!! like the doc always says- "and have fun!" : )

"If you want to know who is going to change this country, go home and look in the mirror." - Maude Barlow

iowa pam

LIKE!

Made my day. :)

"It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting bushfires of freedom in the minds of men." -Samuel Adams

Glad You're on Our Side

A Great Read and Right on the Money.

What is the gospel of liberty? It is the greatest compromise. Each gains more than must be granted. The gain is those liberties most precious - yours. What it is you must grant is often difficult,you must trust the other fellow with his.

How about sending this to Every Local GOP

headquarters in your respective districts? Oh! Also add this youtube.. kind of hard to un-ring the liberty bell. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWUPaSRq26I&feature=youtu.be (you tube view count is "stuck" on only 667 views) Spacehabitat- hat's off to you and your brilliant post. All of you make it so good to be an American. w/u xxx.

That was absolutely fantastic!!!

And I laughed out loud many times. I wonder if my email list will "get it" if I send it them?

"Going Along To Get Along"

Since it is EVIDENT that Ron Paul is 'NOT ELECTABLE', My ONLY options are FED supporter Romneycare' Mormon, or OBVIOUS FED backer 'BAILOUT' Soetoro.

The sheer LOGIC of your IRONIC POST gets us 'Lew Rockwell' (read: SPLC Domestic Terrorist) contributors in to a kindergarten-esque moment of REALIZATION!

'Edward' Bernayes always pushed the 'DIFFERENT IS BETTER' mantra, while schilling for the ad agencies on Wall Street, back in the 1930's. AH, the FATHER of modern ADVERTISING (ALL HAIL SIGMUND FREUD'S COUSIN!).

'PROSPERITY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!'
'LOOK ON THE BRIGHTER SIDE, OF LIFE!'
'WITHOUT CHEMICALS, LIFE ITSELF WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE!'
'SADDAM HUSSEIN HAS WEOPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION.'

As in 2008 (2004, 2000, 1996, 1992, 1988), Iran is an IMMENENT THREAT, and DRONES are NEEDED to KEEP THE PEACE.

I trust that BAIN CAPITAL MANEGMENT is NOT a 'vulture-capitalist' corporation.
Yhe Mormon Church, as defined, is ALSO NOT a CORPORATION (Title 19, USC).
Yeah, ANYONE but OBAMA!
The PERFECT merger between corporatism and govenment AWAITS, and its' name is ROMNEY!

MOST will not fully appreciate the HUMOR in the IRONY of that which you have posted.

I AM
MONTGOMERY SCOTT

My Error

In the first sentence, i stated that RomneyCare's last name was 'Mormon'.
This was meant to be 'Jack-Mormon'.
For those in Idaho (Utah, New Mexico, Oregon, and other states in the Pacific Northwest), the reference to 'Mormon' needs to be immediately replaced with the TRUE version.

For those in the lower 40, I will tell a joke:
How do you get a Mormon friend to stop drinking?
Ask ANOTHER 'Mormon' to accompany you on a fishing trip with him!
YOUR FRIEND'S NAME is JACK (or, MITT).

Peace.

I AM
MONTGOMERY SCOTT

I don't get it

What is a Jack-Mormon? Thanks.

Apostate Nephites

Saints in name only.

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Haha, I feel like I am

Haha, I feel like I am wearing a coat made of sarcasm after reading this, well done.

How is Romney different from Obama?

You have made the point that they are the same person, one with an R and one with a D. So sad that the sheeple in this country cannot see that. It is up to us to save America, if we can.

Great writing. I'm stealing some of your material.