Published on Oct 4, 2012
Click and Listen to W.E.B. DuBois' grandson, Arthur McFarlane II live from The President Obama V. Romney's First debate in Denver!
On The Gist of Freedom ITunes Podcast! http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/w....
It's spooky and scary, it's the ghost of Mitt's own 47%-bashing past coming back to haunt him.
Polls keep showing it's doom for his election hopes: http://nbcnews.to/WgjNIB
President Obama: But under Governor Romney's definition, there are a whole bunch of millionaires and billionaires who are small businesses. Donald Trump is a small business. Now, I know Donald Trump doesn't like to think of himself as small anything, but -- but that's how you define small businesses if you're getting business income.
--ROMNEY: ... to oil, to tax breaks, then companies going overseas. So let's go through them one by one.
First of all, the Department of Energy has said the tax break for oil companies is $2.8 billion a year. And it's actually an accounting treatment, as you know, that's been in place for a hundred years. Now...
OBAMA: It's time to end it.
Obama on Vouchers, He backed Romney in the corner!
OBAMA: For -- so if you're -- if you're 54 or 55, you might want to listen 'cause this -- this will affect you.
The idea, which was originally presented by Congressman Ryan, your running mate, is that we would give a voucher to seniors and they could go out in the private marketplace and buy their own health insurance.
The problem is that because the voucher wouldn't necessarily keep up with health care inflation, it was estimated that this would cost the average senior about $6,000 a year.
Obama challenged Romney on his $5 trillion tax plan
Romney: Look, I've got five boys. I'm used to people saying something that's not always true, but just keep on repeating it and ultimately hoping I'll believe it.
ROMNEY: We can care for our own poor in so much better and more effective a way than having the federal government tell us how to care for our poor. And by the way, if a states get — gets in trouble, why, we could step in and see if we could find a way to help them. But —
MR. LEHRER: Let's go. (BAIL OUT)
I want the kids that are getting federal dollars from IDEA or — or Title I — these are disabled kids or — or poor kids or — or lower-income kids, rather.