Monthly Archives: September 2012

Romney Trying To Make “Lemonade Out Of Turds” Says Reporter Who Published Video

Click on David Corn's photo to watch his interview on Democracy Now

The reporter who helped bring national attention to video of Presidential candidate Mitt Romney dismissing 47 percent of the electorate says Romney is now trying to make “lemonade out of turds” with his explanation of what he meant. Mother Jone’s reporter David Corn appeared on Democracy Now this morning to talk about how a grandson of former President Jimmy Carter helped him find the video, but then talked about how Romney has handled the uproar the video has caused. Romney told a Univision town hall Wednesday night that “so many people have fallen into poverty that they’re not paying taxes.” Which is only partially true since most people in poverty are still paying sales taxes and many of them are paying property taxes. Corn says those same people Romney is trying to sound compassionate about were the ones he dismissed in the video. Continue Reading →

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National Campaign Highlights Homeowners Difficulty with Freddie Mac

Click on Depiction of Cruz Family to Watch Video

Homeowners Alejandra and David Cruz join fellow Occupy Homes activists for a kickoff your around the country called the Fannie Freddie 99. The group hopes to raise awareness of other homeowners fighting Freddie Mac in Chicago, Atlanta and Los Angeles. Continue Reading →

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