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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by SheWolf View Post
    Not all of them are born super wealthy.
    Ann Romney wasn't born "super wealthy".
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    Really?

    Michelle Obama’s Pricey Vacation Wardrobe - ABC News

    For the Christmas Day church service at the Kaneohe Bay Marine Base, Mrs. Obama was photographed in a seemingly simple white sundress with red and yellow stripes. The dress, however, was by French-born, U.S.-based designer Sophie Theallet, and would have cost the first lady almost $2,000 when she bought it in 2009. More recent designs by Theallet sell for even more.

    For the meet-and-greet with service members and their families in a nearby mess hall later in the day, Mrs. Obama dressed down — in a printed green $950 Comme des Garcons skirt with bag waist.
    2,000 for a dress isn't that expensive

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    I want the smartest and most capable person available and that is Romney compared to Obumble. I also like the fact that Romney is less likely to do something for the money-its harder to buy off a wealthy successful man.
    Maybe he's rich because he is already bought off

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    Ok, how about juggling stay at home Mom, with MS and Cancer? How's that factor in?

    Listen, I make far less money than Governor Romney, and after my wife retired from the military, we decided that she should stay at home to raise our kids while I worked. It's tough, despite me making a decent living, first in the military as well, then as a civilian. I'll tell you this though, she get's up when I do, and is working well after I get home. People get paid to do the things she does, but she does it "for free."
    I never said being a SAHM wasn't hard work. In fact, I've said the opposite. I do, however, stand by the argument that being a working mother is harder than being a SAHM - yes, even with MS and Cancer, particularly if you have a crap ton of money to help you with the "job" of raising kids. I'd also add that being a working mother with MS and Cancer would be harder than being an SAHM with MS and cancer.

    The thing is, if you're a working mother you have to balance many/all of the things that SAHMs do in addition to work. You're doing two jobs when someone else is doing one. The comparison to me is a false one.

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by SheWolf View Post
    2,000 for a dress isn't that expensive
    true, it's not expensive.... for rich people.

    for most Americans, it's outrageously expensive.

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by SheWolf View Post
    I think Vicky is a really inspirational woman on the show because of her success and hard work. There is nothing wrong with her taking pride in her work over housework. Housework has value especially for children and families, and good mothers and fathers are doing a great thing for the rest of society by taking care of their kids. People shouldn't have kids unless they are willing to raise them. There needs to be more great parents, and they should take pride in not working hard to wash dishes and change diapers... anybody can do that. They deserve respect for actually parenting and being teachers to their children.

    Lastly, a woman doesn't have to be SAHM to be a great parent, nor do you have to work a job to be earn respect.

    Me and my x pretty much broke up because she wanted absolute control of the kid and if told him to chew with his mouth closed or said he needed to wear a collared shirt to my mother's birthday at a fancy restaurant where they have a dress code it was a bis issue.

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by PW4000 View Post
    George Washington, owned other Human Beings as chattel and did absolutely nothing to set the moral record straight as President of the United States. Exactly how did that work out morally for Washington?

    Being "good" means more than being opportunistic, and being an effective leader is neither a right, nor a sure fire guarantee of undeserved privilege.
    It worked well enough. You are using an anachronistic viewpoint. They mostly realized there was a problem with slavery, but during their time it was fine. Furthermore, it has not derailed his Presidential legacy to the degree it did for Thomas Jefferson.
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    At some point, we have to stop digging this hole. And Obama only knows the big government way, which is to keep digging with other people's shovels until we run out of shovels.

    Republicans, have been telling this lie, ever since Obama lowered his hand during the Presidential Inauguration. At what point does his detractors recognize that the actual record of what Obama has done, and has not done as President, is right there for all to read for themselves?

    The hole that you speak of, was created under Republican leadership. Hello! It was created during eight (8) long dramatized years of an Administration that had difficulty spelling the word phrase: Domestic Agenda, remember? And, it was catalyzed by something called: "like a new Pearl Harbor" - taken directly from the Neocon playbook called: Project for A New American Century, recall?

    Liquid fuel was then poured on the matter, by Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan (under the Bush 43 Administration), when he began pulling the plug on interest rates, which forced the USD into a tailspin with respect to every single major currency around the world, or did you forget that fact as well? Meanwhile, the Outsources of American Middle Class Jobs that had been sponsored by the Reagan Administration, bolstered by the Bush 41 Administration and woefully ignored by the Bush 43 Administration; finally came to a head in middle America when insufficient economic infrastructure caused too great a reduction in the bottom line jobs numbers. As people began to lose their jobs in America, they could no longer make their mortgage payments and mortgage loan defaults began to rise to historic levels - all during the Bush 43 Administration.

    Meanwhile, as a direct cause of the boneheaded decision by Bush 43, to invade both Afghanistan AND Iraq, the cost of fuel at the pump began to rise on massive oil contract speculation across the board. As, both you and I, began paying higher fuel bills, we also began paying a simultaneous increase in commodity costs across the board, as we checked out of our local grocery store, on a month by month basis. The fuel costs had driven both the production and delivery costs of agriculturally produced goods, to an even higher level than before the most recent U.S. economic recession.

    By this time, the deck was stacked so strongly against the U.S. economy, that it imploded in 2008, before President Obama took office. During the run-up to that implosion, millions of American had lost BOTH their jobs AND their homes - with millions more to follow. Fuel prices continued going up, right along with the speculative price of oil - and so too, has your food costs on a month to month basis.

    Combined with institutional CDS/CDO dead weight paper lying all over the Street, brought to you by none other than Gramm/Leach/Bliley/Clinton, the accelerated collapse of our financial institutions commenced, and banks across the board simply stopped lending. Of course, six (6) years earlier, because the Federal Reserve Chairman, Mr. Alan Greenspan's decision to run an assault team against the U.S. Dollar, he had no more room to effect a change in the international appetite for the USD, as by that time, interest rates were already at an all time low. With little to now appetite for the USD abroad, it continued to weaken - thus providing no international support to cushion the effects of the illiquid financial markets, here at home (something we used to be able to count on in prior economic downturns).

    At every step of the way, it was Republicans were were in control. Now, all of a sudden, Republicans like Mitt Romney, have developed the economic genius to pull the country out of the pit, that Republicans put us in? How does that work, exactly?

    Republicans create the problem. They then sit back and watch the house burn to the ground, while complaining about the fire department arriving too late, or taking too much time to put out the flames. Then they come running in at the last moment, labeling the Fire Chief as an abject "failure," while lying to the American People about how they had nothing to do with setting the house on fire - AND - lying to the American People about their newly found qualifications for putting the fire out.

    Is that how it works in amusement park known as the Romney brain trust?

    At what point did Republicans, all of sudden, out of nowhere, earn the right to claim moral high-ground on ANY subject related to Foreign Policy and/or Economics?

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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    Quote Originally Posted by ThePlayDrive View Post
    I never said being a SAHM wasn't hard work. In fact, I've said the opposite. I do, however, stand by the argument that being a working mother is harder than being a SAHM - yes, even with MS and Cancer, particularly if you have a crap ton of money to help you with the "job" of raising kids. I'd also add that being a working mother with MS and Cancer would be harder than being an SAHM with MS and cancer.
    Does the working mother (making decent income) that hires house cleaners, and dry cleans clothes, has tutors help the kids, etc etc...have it worse? Where's the limit?

    The thing is, if you're a working mother you have to balance many/all of the things that SAHMs do in addition to work. You're doing two jobs when someone else is doing one. The comparison to me is a false one.
    Does the same apply to working fathers? Fathers have to balance work and family commitments as well, why do you leave them out?

    If you are thinking of a single mother, with little or no education struggling to support her kid(s), I'll agree with you. But dual income families....not.
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    Re: Ann Romney Never Worked a Day In Her Life.

    The hole that you speak of, was created under Republican leadership. Hello! It was created during eight (8) long dramatized years of an Administration that had difficulty spelling the word phrase: Domestic Agenda, remember? And, it was catalyzed by something called: "like a new Pearl Harbor" - taken directly from the Neocon playbook called: Project for A New American Century, recall?
    Wouldn't you put the hole at the very least, back to the 1980s?
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