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I am curious how many past conventions (Republican or Democrat) had the candidate giving specifics about their plans? I keep hearing how Mitt Romney "didn't give any specifics" in his speech. Have past Presidential acceptance speeches included a lot of details?
Republicans will never get a majority of the Hispanic or a majority of the vote from single women. Republicans could wave a wand and grant every illegal alien "legal", and they still wouldn't get their vote. There is a certain segment of the public who wants someone to take care of them. They are comfortable with the idea that government should give them things, and that more and more should be taken by government from the successful, and re-distributed to those who have not earned it.
We see that in the attitude of some women about Planned Parenthood. There is all this handwringing about Republicans wanting to supposedly "close down" Planned Parenthood, when the reality is that they merely want to end the taxpayer funding of this controversial organization. It would not be "shut down", it would merely have to get that slice of funding from another source (hopefully from it's many faithful liberal supporters).
I'm neither a republican nor a democrat, but I agree with you the Republican on that note. I disagree with taxpeayers' money being sent to the number one abortion organization in the states. I know PP performs other functions and I'd concede for congress to fund those and have PP come up with their own funds to perform abortion.
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