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Anyway You Spin it…This is Not Progress

The Labor Department reported on Friday that the economy added 115,000 jobs.  The bad news? This is down from the 154,000 jobs created in the month of March–a slowdown in job creation in a recovering economy is cause for great concern. So what’s the number that everyone cares about?  Unemployment?  The unemployment rate slid slightly [...]

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“Forward”…Is it Just a Shiny Lure?

My Case for Mitt Romney Alecia T. Williams   Yesterday, CNN’s LZ Granderson wrote an article called, “Why Hope and Change is Dead, Forward Lives.”   At first, I was a little astonished that Granderson was hitting President Obama so hard.  He even started off writing about one of the most embarrassing jokes from Saturday’s White [...]

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A Santorum Endorsement?

My Case for Mitt Romney Alecia T. Williams It has been 3 weeks since Senator Rick Santorum finally saw the writing on the wall and ended his pursuit of the GOP nomination.  (This should not come as a surprise…I have not missed him). AP Photo/Eric Gay Santorum’s brief yet, strong surge in the polls was [...]

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Mitt Romney on Steroids?

My Case for Mitt Romney Alecia T. Williams Former President Bill Clinton appeared at a rare fundraiser with President Obama in Virginia.  It was one of three scheduled powerhouse fundraisers targeting the wealthiest Democratic donors. Tickets started at $1,000 and eighty people paid $20,000 each to have dinner with the two party elites. (Wait…What?  Do [...]

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Mediocre Economy…Should We Settle?

My Case for Mitt Romney Alecia T. Williams The Commerce Department released the first quarterly report on the gross domestic product (GDP)–the total output / value of good and services produced in the United States.  Unfortunately, the news is not great.  For the first quarter of 2012, the GDP fell to 2.2 percent.  It was [...]

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Economic Recovery: One Step Closer to Getting it Right

My Case for Mitt Romney Alecia T. Williams Last night, Mitt Romney swept 5 primary contests with victories in Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and Pennsylvania.  Today’s announcement that Gingrich is officially suspending his campaign has all but assured Romney an uncontested path to August’s GOP convention.A corner has been turned. AP Photo/Jim Cole [...]

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A Silver Spoon in the Mouth

My Case for Mitt Romney Alecia T. Williams   “I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth.” This is what President Obama told supporters two days ago in Ohio.  It caused quite a stir given the indirect, yet blatant attack on Mitt Romney’s wealth.   Carolyn Kaster | AP Photo This reference to [...]

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Is This Election “Likability” vs. “Qualifications?”

My Case for Mitt Romney Alecia T. Williams Last week several polls continued to reflect a likability gap between President Obama and Mitt Romney–a 26-point spread in some polls.     The left is seizing on the President’s “empathetic / buddy image” and in contrast are relentlessly trying to portray Mitt Romney as a wealthy [...]

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Do the Democrats Care More About Women’s Health?

My Case for Mitt Romney Alecia T. Williams   As I wrote here, the general election campaign has taken a vicious turn.  It has now entered the phase where each side is trying to stake claim on certain influential demographics.  The most recent battle is over the so-called war on women. Although both sides are guilty [...]

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Why Mitt?

 My Case for Mitt Romney Alecia T. Williams My name is Alecia.  I am a wife and a mom of four children.  I love politics and the fascinating process we have in America of selecting our political leaders.  Over the years, my experiences in life have reinforced my conviction that this selection process matters.  America’s [...]

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