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Romney’s record speaks for itself

November 2, 2012
Beverly Olmstead, Marshalltown , Times-Republican

After reading that the Times-Republican endorsed Romney, I was very disappointed in the paper. Having checked Mitt Romney's record as Governor of Massachusetts, I was amazed at what harm he has done there.

The state dropped to 47th out of 50 states for job creation and lost manufacturing jobs at a rate twice the national average. State college costs skyrocketed and public schools had the second largest percentage cuts per student in the country. Taxes and fees were raised on the middle class and small businesses, but he gave 278 of the wealthiest residents $78 million in tax cuts.

Are we ready for this to happen to our whole USA? I, for one, am not. We fought wars here to get where we are now. Let's not go back.



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