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Olympics Spotlights Mitt Romney's Turnaround Skill
Newsmax ^ | Feb 1, 2012 | Ronald Kessler

Posted on 06/01/2012 10:13:24 PM PDT by Innovative

Mitt Romney often is described as a turnaround artist. No better example of that is how he turned a failure into a success with the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Romney "can see into a situation very quickly," Bullock says. "He's very facile with numbers. He's got that raw intellect which lays a great foundation. And then he's combined that with a very significant layering upon layer of education and business experience that has given him now the base from which he can make pretty sound judgments pretty quickly."

"Mitt is a cheapskate," says Bullock, who is now managing director of Sorenson Capital, a leveraged buyout firm. "He does not tolerate one iota of waste."

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


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KEYWORDS: 2002olympics; elections; olympics; romney; romneyrecord
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This is exactly what we need. Someone who can turn around the US -- vs Obama, who is actively working on destroying it.
1 posted on 06/01/2012 10:13:30 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: LibLieSlayer; EternalVigilance; BlackElk; Lady Lucky; ansel12; antceecee

**WILLARD MEGA-BARF ALERT !**


2 posted on 06/01/2012 10:18:21 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Diogenesis

Forgot to ping you. Thread needs some truth.


3 posted on 06/01/2012 10:19:26 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Truth?

The truth is that Romney turned the Olympics around and that is exactly what we need now — someone who can turn the country around, rather than giving Obama a second term, giving him a chance to detroy it.

Funny, you spend all your time attacking Romney and spreading lies about him, but never see you say a single negative thing about Obama.


4 posted on 06/01/2012 10:24:43 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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Yeah..............things can "turn-around", sometimes with tons of gubment cash.

when will romney be giving his speech on Joe Smith?

Watch the brakes lock-up across the continent when that happens.

5 posted on 06/01/2012 10:25:52 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: Innovative

10 years ago, this was the same reason cited for electing him Governor of Massachusetts. “Why, he can turn the state around !” (nevermind he was proceeded by 12 years of left-wing RINO Governors just like him)

Well, he had 4 years to turn things around and guess what ? He left the state in even worse shape than he inherited it in, pushed through his WillardCare (cheap abortions, Socialist healthcare), leftist judges, gay marriage, and killed what was left of the MA GOP and handed the state off to his Democrat buddy Deval Patrick.

Now you bozos want to make this disaster President ? Looks like that’s an “epic fail.”


6 posted on 06/01/2012 10:29:07 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“Now you bozos want to make this disaster President ? Looks like that’s an “epic fail.” “

But giving Obama a second term is a great success, right? (/sarc)

They would love you over at DU.


7 posted on 06/01/2012 10:33:42 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Your hate for Romney seems to be greater than your love of country.

You want another 4 years of 0bama.


8 posted on 06/01/2012 10:34:51 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Innovative

Look at the videos here. Romney “truth” is like the general said, a couple of more ‘victories’ like this, and we lose the war.

VIDEO FLASHBACK: ROMNEY BRAGS ABOUT HIS ABILITY TO SECURE FEDERAL DOLLARS FOR THE OLYMPICS
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/03/4/2002-video-shows-romney-bragging-about-his-ability-to-secure-federal-dollars-for-the-olympics

The Olympic Bailout http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qY29UIpGhAs#!


9 posted on 06/01/2012 10:36:03 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP now goes for it's Presidential candidates.)
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To: Innovative

I support Conservatives. That rules out Willard AND Zero.


10 posted on 06/01/2012 10:36:39 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: unkus

I love my country, so why would I want to inflict either Zero or Willard on it ? Both proven left-wing failures.


11 posted on 06/01/2012 10:38:03 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Innovative

It does no good to argue with them.


12 posted on 06/01/2012 10:38:15 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Newt’s toast. Stay home or move the ball in the right direction. It may not be a TD but its a turnover.


13 posted on 06/01/2012 10:41:05 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: Innovative

“Mitt Romney often is described as a turnaround artist”....

Who’da thunk?...


14 posted on 06/01/2012 10:41:12 PM PDT by Carthego delenda est
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“I support Conservatives. That rules out Willard AND Zero.”

Obama or Romney WILL be president next year. Constantly attacking Romney only helps Obama. Simple logic.

Conclusion: you are supporting Obama.


15 posted on 06/01/2012 10:41:49 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: unkus

16 posted on 06/01/2012 10:42:05 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: REDWOOD99

I didn’t support Newt. But thanks for playing.


17 posted on 06/01/2012 10:42:46 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Innovative

You really shouldn’t attempt logic, Mr. Willardbot. That’s above your pay grade.


18 posted on 06/01/2012 10:43:56 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: ansel12

19 posted on 06/01/2012 10:47:09 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Qwitcherbitchin’ then. You’ll have another chance in 4 yrs. I’m no Romney fan. But another 4yrs of Obama will devastate this country. And we won’t be able to get it back.


20 posted on 06/01/2012 10:47:40 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: Innovative

Well, accept that Romney banned the Boy Scouts, and oh yea took $600 million from the taxpayers, so he could single handedly turn around the Olympics.
The Olympics were bailed out by the taxpayers.


21 posted on 06/01/2012 10:47:55 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: REDWOOD99

Did you see what 4 years of Willard got Massachusetts ? Nope, sorry. Willard & Zero are both proven failures. They aren’t fit to be elected dogcatcher.


22 posted on 06/01/2012 10:49:34 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Innovative

Only in the mind of people who support liberals.


23 posted on 06/01/2012 10:50:53 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Bark at the dark, then. I choose to turn the light on. Even if it’s not as bright as I’d like.


24 posted on 06/01/2012 10:52:51 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

It is impossible to reason with people who refuse to acknowledge the fact of Romney’s liberalism.
It wont matter if you show them hundreds of pages of information, they simply dismiss it as your delusion.
Romney is a liberal, he always has been and always will be. Liberalism is his core.


25 posted on 06/01/2012 10:55:22 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

You’re right. Slick Willard will probably kick off the zombie revolution, too.

We need to march to Tampa and stop this once and for all! Lets all go to Tampa and... Wait, what is your brilliant solution?


26 posted on 06/01/2012 10:58:12 PM PDT by Dan Nunn (Support the NRA!)
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To: REDWOOD99

Light is quite bright where I am. It becomes extinguished when you sell your soul to leftist con-men like Willard & Zero.


27 posted on 06/01/2012 10:59:26 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: svcw

Willard would have to move well to the right to become simply liberal. He’s a Socialist to his core. Hates Conservatives and Conservatism with a burning passion. He was raised that way by his leftist parents who wanted to turn the GOP into a second Democrat party (albeit exclusively for left-wing white folks with money) and run out people like Ronald Reagan.


28 posted on 06/01/2012 11:02:32 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Dan Nunn
"We need to march to Tampa and stop this once and for all! Lets all go to Tampa and... Wait, what is your brilliant solution?"

You're not far off, Danny Boy. March to Tampa and let the party establishment know we're not letting this Socialist con-man hijack the party nomination. Who do we replace this abomination with ? The person who is known nationally, has a record of accomplishment which matches the rhetoric, one whom can unite the party and light a fire under the Conservative base going into November. The individual whose attention all eyes are focused on for the next 4-5 days. Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin.

29 posted on 06/01/2012 11:06:35 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

You’re right! You win! I’ll vote for your guy...... Who?


30 posted on 06/01/2012 11:08:55 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: REDWOOD99

Post #29.


31 posted on 06/01/2012 11:09:40 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Yeah. Brilliant. I’ll support him if your “Tampa Solution” works. Good luck with that.


32 posted on 06/01/2012 11:14:08 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: Innovative
Sometimes turning around is a solution past its utility


33 posted on 06/01/2012 11:15:23 PM PDT by I see my hands (If you say what you think then no one will like you.)
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To: REDWOOD99

Why is it when a solution is offered to remove the cancer, you guys sound like you’d rather keep it ? Most peculiar.


34 posted on 06/01/2012 11:19:13 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: I see my hands

Thelma & Louise = Willard & Zero

Who’s up for a ride in the failmobile ?


35 posted on 06/01/2012 11:20:19 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Why is it you guys think a pipe dream qualifies as a solution? THAT is peculiar.


36 posted on 06/01/2012 11:21:16 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: REDWOOD99

What’s your solution ? All I see is you bending over for the big gubmint party establishment, asking, “Thank you, sir. May I have another ?” At least some of us are trying to come up with alternatives.


37 posted on 06/01/2012 11:26:51 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Oh really fieldmarshaldj. Mass state unemployment declined almost at an equivalent rate of the US. Check it out if you don’t believe me. But what I’d like to know is exactly what you would have done to take on one of the most liberal legislatures in the Union and accomplish more than Romney? Oh, you have no real solutions, just making postings from the comfort of your basement? BTW, no, I’m not in favor of government run HC, but I don’t actually hear SOLUTIONS from you. I’d really like to see your resume vs. Romney. Some thing tells me yours is a bit light. (And in case your curious, I haven’t voted for Romney — I voted for Newt in the primary.)


38 posted on 06/01/2012 11:36:01 PM PDT by BMCinSC
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To: fieldmarshaldj

You don’t have an alternative- you have a protest. MY “solution” is to treat this as what it is- a change in direction. I aim to improve on the gains in this election in 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020..... Moving the electorate more conservative in each successive election.

What I WON’T do, is “take my ball and go home” if my preferred candidate doesn’t win. I’ll take the next best and try harder next time.


39 posted on 06/01/2012 11:37:11 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: Innovative

The winner of this election will actually boil down to whoever has the best hair. It is as simple as that. Look at the last 8 presidential elections and tell me that I am wrong.


40 posted on 06/01/2012 11:40:12 PM PDT by abigkahuna
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To: REDWOOD99

Yes, I do have an alternative, you just don’t like it. It’s most curious how so many so-called “Conservatives” have no problem selling out to a Socialist. Voting for Willard, btw, is not an alternative — it’s a “final solution” for the Conservative cause. He aims to deliver the death blow.


41 posted on 06/01/2012 11:40:24 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Ah, well there’s the problem then. Thanks and good night.


42 posted on 06/01/2012 11:42:12 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: BMCinSC
Hi, I notice you're robo-posting this same post in other threads. You seem to want to have it both ways, which is typical for a Willardbot. What would I have done to take on one of the most liberal legislatures in the union (which thanks to 16 years of execrable RINO leftist Governors went from a competitive state to 90% Democrat) ? I would've done what Nancy Reagan said regarding drugs... just say NO. It's amazing that in RI, which had an equally leftist legislature, Gov. Don Carcieri managed to stand up to the moonbats during his 8 years as Governor. What did Willard do ? Why he cheerfully, excitedly signed off on the biggest Socialist healthcare scheme imaginable in commonwealth history. He even had that Conservative paragon Ted Kennedy with him as he did (you remember Ted, don't you BMC ? The fella for whom Willard ran to the LEFT of ?), not to mention a soon-to-be-convicted felon House Speaker...

But, anyway, don't let all that get in the way of your "Willard is great" narrative. As for me, who is posting on the top floor of my home, I support great, successful and accomplished Conservatives like Gov. Scott Walker. I don't support and toady for Socialist scum, liars and frauds like Willard. You have a good one.

43 posted on 06/01/2012 11:49:24 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: REDWOOD99

“I choose to turn the light on. Even if i’s not as bright as I’d like.”

It reminds me of a wise saying: “It is better to light a candle, than curse the darkness.”


44 posted on 06/01/2012 11:55:37 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Innovative
Vote Zero - More poor years!!!


45 posted on 06/01/2012 11:58:36 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: Innovative

That ain't a candle you're lighting, dummy.

46 posted on 06/01/2012 11:58:59 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: I see my hands

I live about five miles (as the Raven flies) from where that Thelma and Louise picture was taken. I believe that shot is from the third attempt. The convertible flipped over on the first, Thelma’s mannequin head fell off on the second, and with a trunk full of rocks to keep the car from flipping they got the third one right.


47 posted on 06/02/2012 12:01:17 AM PDT by Higgymonster
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Why don't you just post what you are really working on:

If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it IS a duck.

You are attacking Republicans, including First Lady Nancy Reagan and you want us to believe you are a conservative?!

48 posted on 06/02/2012 12:09:42 AM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Hey fieldmarshaldj, I was starting to worry when you jumped in so late--second post--haha. One question. Does the Obama campaign send your check by mail or in some sort of localized web account?

If I don't hear back from you, I'm be sure to ask your ping group from the Obama army of FR workers. Maybe you should all organize and start a union! Ineffective. So at least you guys have accomplished as a group the one distinguishing characteristic of union workers. Oh yeah and add to that the thug mentality.

49 posted on 06/02/2012 12:12:54 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Innovative

Never voting Romney.


50 posted on 06/02/2012 12:13:37 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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