Scott Walker’s off to a bad start toward creating 10,000 new businesses in Wisconsin

Said gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker in 2010:

“If you elect me as your next governor, I’ll get government out of the way and lower the tax burden so Wisconsin business owners and factories can create 250,000 jobs and 10,000 businesses in our state by 2015.”

The only problem with Walker’s promise?

Wisconsin has actually seen a decrease in the number of businesses in the state since Walker was inaugurated as our governor.

As of April 2012, the number of businesses in Wisconsin has actually decreased by 4,338 when compared with December 2010, the last month before Gov. Walker was inaugurated, so it looks like Walker actually needs to create 14,338 new businesses in Wisconsin if he’s going to meet his promise.

Then again, considering Walker has just three weeks left in office, it looks like his promise to create 10,000 new businesses in Wisconsin will never be met.

Failed former president George W. Bush: “I’m for Mitt Romney!”

Heh …

“I’m for Mitt Romney,” [George W.] Bush told ABC News this morning as the doors of an elevator closed on him, after he gave a speech on human rights a block from his old home – the White House.

No doubt former president George W. Bush’s endorsement will help Mitt Romney sew up the vote of the key “budget deficit increasing, federal budget ballooning, size of the federal government increasing, trillions of dollars of spending on wars” demographic.

In related news, Mitt Romney is “getting the band back together,” with the “band” being a good number of individuals who advised President Bush as he presided over massive increases in federal spending, a ballooning federal budget deficit (after inheriting a budget surplus, no less), a massive increase in the size of the federal government, and a massive forfeiture of civil liberties (PATRIOT Act), not to mention the invasions of Iraq (without cause) and Afghanistan, two wars that cost American taxpayers trillions of dollars.

So there you have it, folks … if you loved the damage George W. Bush did to our nation and our economy during his eight years in office, then you should love Mitt Romney, because he’s starting to turn into nothing more than a cheap copy of George W. Bush.

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