Mitt Romney Cruising into Newport Beach For Friday Fundraiser!

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Watch out 99%, a notorious 1 percenter is coming into town...again. 

Mitt Romney is scheduled to appear at a fundraiser at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach on Friday night, less than three months since his last Orange County fundraiser. According to the Daily Pilot, the Republican presidential candidate is charging $1,000 for an individual ticket.

But wait--before you start withdrawing from your account at a tax haven in the Cayman Islands, higher-level donors get more! For $10,000 you can get a photo for two people with the former Massachusetts governor; and for a whopping $25,000 you win two tickets to a VIP reception and four tickets to the cocktail reception, not to mention a photo with the same man who believes an Etch-a-Sketch can erase time and reality! 

Of course, whenever a national figure of the Republican Party visits Orange County, the liberals behind the Orange Curtain will be all fired up to protest.

Occupy Orange County activist Christian Larsen said Occupiers plan to demonstrate in front of the luxurious 15 acre waterfront resort, using satire to poke fun at Mitt Romney's Wall Street-friendly image, mirroring the "Billionaire Protests" at Occupy Wall Street
The Facebook event page encourages participants to "invite your friends, bring signs and/or 'billionaire props' like top hats, fake pearls, cigars, suit jackets, yacht captain hats etc." 

"It's not a pro-Obama thing," said Larsen. "But we see Mitt Romney [as] being a huge symbol of what's wrong with America and unchecked Wall Street power taking over the government."

Larsen said the Newport Beach Police Department has been informed of the protest. 

Apparently not only the liberals will come out to play. A post by a Ron Paul supporter on InfoWars warns that there will be pro-Romney, anti-Obama, and others also sign "waiving." 

"If we can out number them or out witt [sic] them, we can steal the media coverage when they come to cover this event," the post stated. 

Stay tuned to see if the Ron Paul supporters can "out witt" the 99 percenters with their sign  "waiving."

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sailing
sailing

Vote for Ron Paul, his budget balances in three years without cutting a penny from Social Security or medicare, whereas Romney's doesn't balance for at least 20 years and cuts medicare immediately.  Few other cuts are detailed at all.

Send a message to RNC by awarding Ron Paul delegates (which are proportional by congressional district even if he doesn't win the state) in his search to return actual conservatism to the GOP.

mitch young
mitch young

If you look at where the folks in the banking 'industry' live, you'll find they are Democratic strongholds, from 'the Hamptons' to Marin. If you look at the biggest contributors to Obama, they are all those involved as heavy hitters in the FIRE (Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate) mega-corporate parasites that have strip mined America for the last ten years. Larsen should be protesting Obama, not Romney.

RonTakeOne
RonTakeOne

Ummm... Ron Paul supporters are the 99%. Who are you kidding? Oh and nice job picking a post with a typo to poke fun at Paul supporters. Nothing like an ad hominem attack when you have no rational arguments.

Leif Christian Larsen
Leif Christian Larsen

Ha well as far as Paulites, we are happy to mattch witts in a friendly manner. 

Leif Christian Larsen
Leif Christian Larsen

thanks for the comment, it's pretty true. we also protest Obama, however the issue with BOTH of them is not just where their support comes from but the elite class they pander to with their policy.

Both are bad, but given Mitt's proposals to start privatizing Social Security and doing away with capital gains tax, among other things, he appears to be pushing the 99% towards a  new low.

Amber Stephens
Amber Stephens

Welp, I suppose it would be an ad hominem attack if I was actually, you know, making an argument. 

TheCannabisWhistler
TheCannabisWhistler

Ron Paul supporters want to see an end to the dirty big money & big corporate influence in all levels of government and end the corruption in our political process.  If that's crazy, then call me bat shit crazy.

While I am not much one for the whole "occupy" thing because I have yet to see that there is any viable plan to actually bring about any tangible change, and the only thing I see happening is a lot of people venting their frustrations with no real result, any enemy of Romney and his big government supporters & corporate cronies, is a friend of mine.

RonTakeOne
RonTakeOne

So you admit you're post is nothing but baseless assertions. Sweet.

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