Something tells me the Obama Camp Has This Thing Laminated and On The Wall

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    ECONOMIC ISSUES
    State spending increased at well over rate of inflation under Romney’s watch, estimated at 24% - more than$5 billion – over Romney’s final three years.
    Under Romney, Massachusetts dramatically underperformed the rest of the nation in terms of job growth.
    Romney has been criticized by experts for failing to deliver on issues of business development and economicgrowth after selling himself as the “CEO governor.”
    2006 report issued by quasi-public Massachusetts Technology Collaborative warned the state was losing itsgrip as leader in “innovation economy” and that tech job was alarmingly slow.
    Romney left his successor to fill a budget deficit exceeding $1 billion.
    Romney raised state fees and taxes more than $700 million per year, according to independent experts.
    Romney raised fees by roughly $500 million in his first year alone, a figure that was highest in the nation.
    Romney quadrupled gun licensing fees and raised fees on first responders, real estate transactions, the blind,golfers and many others.
    Massachusetts’ state and local tax burden rose more than 7% during Romney’s administration.
    Romney refused to endorse the Bush tax cuts in 2003, telling the state’s all-Democrat congressionaldelegation he wouldn’t be a cheerleader for the plan.
    Romney implemented three rounds of tax changes (which he referred to as “closing loopholes”) whichincreased business taxes by an estimated $400 million per year.
    Massachusetts’ corporate tax climate now ranks 47
    in the nation, according to the Tax Foundation.
    Romney proposed – then backed away from – a new internet tourism tax that would levy higher taxes onusers of sites like Orbitz and Travelocity.
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    Romney enrolled Massachusetts in multistate compact aiming to end moratorium on internet sales taxes
     

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