GOP policies will be race to bottom for middle class

2012-09-04T00:00:00Z GOP policies will be race to bottom for middle class nwitimes.com
September 04, 2012 12:00 am

Here we go again, gas around $4 a gallon. Reserves are full, demand at a 10-year low, but if you listen to Mitt Romney we can drill our way to lower fuel prices.

But right now we get only 12 percent of our oil from Saudi Arabia and are a major exporter of processed fossil fuels.

Republicans talk about cutting social services that we can no longer afford, yet we continue to give welfare in the form of millions of dollars each year to oil companies to search for oil in America.

We are told the first thing we need to get rid of is Obamacare. Is Massachusetts in another country? It works well there.

Republicans want to eliminate all regulations on the banks. Have we forgot who got us here in the first place? Chase Bank just lost $2 billion in one day on a gamble.

Romney says cut taxes for the rich to create more jobs. More billionaires were created in 2010 than any other time in history.

Romney and Ryan's policies will be a race to the bottom for the middle class.

- Jim Bock, Valparaiso

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