Mitt Romney Plans Tampa Rally For Wednesday

Gov. Mitt Romney is expected to appear at Landmark Aviation on Westshore Boulevard in Tampa.

Tampa Bay area residents hoping to hear from former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney before the election are in luck.

The Romney campaign has announced it will make a stop in Tampa on Wednesday, October 31.

According to Romney's campaign, he and Congressman Connie Mack both will appear at Landmark Aviation, 2450 N. Westshore Boulevard, Tampa, at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday for a rally.

Doors open at 8:45 a.m. for area residents who have a ticket. In order to get a ticket, you can register online or pick up a ticket at the campaign's state headquarters, 302 Knights Run Ave., in Tampa.

Those attending can expect to go through airport-like security, according to the Romney campaign.

Stay with Patch for updates on the rally.

Rollo Tomasi October 30, 2012 at 03:33 PM
Obama has no respect!! even your own propaganda ObamaTV station MSNBC noted that Europeans think Obama is a novice and take advantage of him all the time. They respect him the same way a John respects a whore.
Rollo Tomasi October 30, 2012 at 03:34 PM
because you are a minority and basically retards now you are down to counting paragraphs!!!! moe-ron
Rollo Tomasi October 30, 2012 at 03:35 PM
why are you out of the kitchen Jill? dinner BETTER be done.
-Ed Harris- October 30, 2012 at 03:46 PM
Here's your candidate: : A victory rally or storm relief event? Press badge for today's "storm relief event" in Ohio: pic.twitter.com/IxfcH9hh”
Adella October 30, 2012 at 03:59 PM
I think you better take off your blinders MIke; as Obama is not respected around other countries - he has weakened our economic growth & military. Wonder what he and Putin have up their sleeve that he can't discuss until after the election; then he would have more flexability. Putin then said, we're behind you 100% - Does that not scare you in anyway? Another frightening aspect of voting for Obama - has anyone checked Obama care - anyone who is 70 plus would be insane to vote for him. Example: You have an accident and you're taken to the emergency - Dr. is NOT PERMITTED to treat you until it goes to a board of 5 who will more than likely look at your age and decide if you should be treated. You could die before they would get back to the hospital. Immediate treatment many times is what saves you.. My mom is 91 - she works, dances and is full of spirit. She has macular degeneration; if she can no longer afford her own insurance she would have to depend on Obama care. Do you think at 91 she would be approved for treatments, NO, they would allow her to go blind because her life spam at 90. At this time, there are two representaives visiting hospitals informing them of what Dr's can and cannot do. I am told they could loose their licenses if they treat anyone (over 70) without approval from the board. As far as Romney respecting women, I would definitely put my financial welfare in his hands and the welfare of my children and grandchildren over Obama's.
Donald Sims October 30, 2012 at 04:08 PM
Just the facts: January 3rd, 2007, the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress: The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77 The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5% The Unemployment rate was 4.6% George Bush's policies SET A RECORD 52 MONTHS of JOB CREATION! January 3rd, 2007 Barney Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee. The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy? THANK YOU DEMOCRATS for dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from YOUR Socialist Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES! Democrats own and operated this economic crises. Who took the THIRD highest pay-off from Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac? OBAMA If the Democrats inherited any deficit, it was the 2007 deficit, the last of the Republican budgets. That deficit was the lowest in five years, and the fourth straight decline in deficit spending. After that, Democrats in Congress took control of spending, and that includes Barack Obama, who voted for the budgets. If Obama inherited anything, he inherited it from himself. In a nutshell, what Obama is saying is "I inherited a deficit that I voted for, and then I voted to expand that deficit four-fold since January 20th."
-Ed Harris- October 30, 2012 at 04:14 PM
Finally America can see Mitt Romney and the GOP in their true light, in Ohio and Florida campaigning using a message of lies and hate on the backs of millions who have no power, some without homes and some have died in hurricane Sandy. As a life long Floridian, Veteran and Republican I am disgusted with his actions. I guess he has forgotten that Floridians know first hand what it is like to have their lives ripped apart by a hurricane. Although I don't think he really forgot, I think he could care less!
Michael D. October 30, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Donald, Love how you like to only point to the Democrat errors but the Republian errors. I associated to neither. So lets see here a true majority of the Congress didn't happen until October 2009. When seats that were contested due to illiness and questionable voting, so Obama had a Democrat Congress for approximately 4 months. So by you no financial mistakes were made from the Legislative branch from 1995-2007 Republican Majority. And if they were mistakes it was the Democrats fault. Donald wake up, this isn't a Democrat or Republican problem it's an American problem. No single Democrat or Republican got us in this mess. And regardless if Obama or McCain was elected in 2008 we would be having this same conversation now just with an different incumbant. As far as your Bush set a record for job creation, I noticed you didn't put how much bad loans were credit on his job creation legislation from 2002-2007 which was approved by a Republican Majority Congress (can't be). The Credit Bubble was 30 years in the making, but it wasn't just Fannie Mae/Mac. Stop looking at the world through Partisan eyes and start looking at it through that of an American Problem. The conservatives that blame Democrats for everything are just as bad as the liberals who blame Republicans for everything. You both have the hand in the cookie jar on the economic recession. Stop infighting and start fixing.
Michael D. October 30, 2012 at 04:53 PM
Ed, In defense of both candidates, according to news reports 15 minutes both candidates have cancelled their events for today and possibly tomorrow.
Donald Sims October 30, 2012 at 04:54 PM
Mike, the reason the military was under equiped in Iraq is because Bill Clinton decimated our military. Obama did not take out Osama, the military followed through with Bushes plans. Bill Clinton had 12 chances to take out Osama and failed each time, Obama put it off for weeks (probably didn't want to kill his brother muslim) and was finally forced to make the call by his staff. I hope Romney overturns Rowe VS Wade except the the case or rape or incest.
Michael D. October 30, 2012 at 05:10 PM
Donald, it's always a Democrats fault. We aren't going to talk about who put Osama in power and why? Clinton decimated our military, because the Republican Congress who signed the bill to ramp down had nothing to do with it? According to the 9-11 report it was less than 12 real tries, but that's another issue. But what about the opportunities that Bush had? Didn't mention them did you? Not really surprised. I know you believe that Democrats are the root of all evil. I'm sure like some Conservative scholars you are going to be blame the 9-11 attack on liberals too. Because in the 1980's it was the Democratic Administration forcing people off their religious lands to build military bases? Was that the Carter, Clinton, or Obama administration during the mid 1980's that was feeding weapons to Osama Bin Laden? Mike you are incorrect they were not improperly equiped, they were given bad intelligence. That happens, we trusted some informants that shouldn't have been trusted. But ill-equiped. The American military man is the finest equipment military in the world. It did require a cultural change in training, but that comes with the changing times/population spreads.
RD October 30, 2012 at 05:18 PM
Well, Sandy sure has changed some Republicans cries for smaller government and dismantling FEMA. Chris Christie is screaming Obama's praises and thankful for government assistance. I bet Mitt doesn't go anywhere near FEMA in any of his speeches. I wonder if this can last a week.
Gary Price October 30, 2012 at 06:41 PM
The east coast is getting hammered by Sandy, but automotive sales are way up, off the charts up. That's a bit of great news on a cloudy day. http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/chi-ford-beats-wall-st-by-miles-in-3q-20121030,0,3611164.story Here is a quote from the article. "To me, the story isn't just the results in the quarter, but the consistency of the results," Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks told reporters." Let's not make a MitStake and kill our recovery! Vote democratic.
-Ed Harris- October 30, 2012 at 06:45 PM
Sorry Mike I just watched Romney, I mean Richard M Romney speak in Ohio at what was dubbed a Storm rally. He spoke about politics then thanked people for bringing cans. One of his staffers was over heard saying they had no clue where to put the 202 cans and would have to get creative with it. The rally had close to 150 people at it. The President took his network and converted it to the red cross hot line. That's what real leaders do.
Michael D. October 30, 2012 at 07:50 PM
Just reporting what was reported earlier today. If that reporting was false then it was false.
Watts October 30, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Maybe he will answer some questions about his multiple positions on FEMA. Romney dodging questions yesterday on FEMA: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/30/mitt-romney-fema_n_2044213.html But here he is discussing how he wants to get rid of FEMA: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/28/mitt-romney-fema_n_2036198.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular And of course it wouldn't be a complete coverage on an issue and Romney's views, without bringing in the original flip flop of his days as Governor, when he opted out of financing this at the state level, but requested the national assistance... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/30/mitt-romney-flooding_n_2042886.html?ref=topbar
News Flash October 30, 2012 at 10:39 PM
Lucinda Johnston October 30, 2012 at 11:17 PM
Time will tell!
Watts October 31, 2012 at 01:40 AM
I am not sure why somebody from Nashua New Hampshire is finding a discussion about Romney's positions of FEMA to be boring, when your Governor asked for and was granted federal disaster aid: http://www.boston.com/news/local/new-hampshire/2012/10/30/obama-grants-federal-disaster-declaration-for/SgShhGYN09L8eOFgSyrB8H/story.html But I am damn well sure that FEMA is far from a boring subject to people in Florida, who are far more regularly hit by hurricanes.
Lynda October 31, 2012 at 02:17 AM
Red, the name of Gov. Romney's company from (which he "retroactively" retired in 1999 or 2001 or 2004 depending on the paperwork he needed to sign) can be shortened to "Bain Capital", but I do like the idea that it was the "bane" of the workers for the companies it bought, bankrupted and profited from!
Trish October 31, 2012 at 04:12 AM
Mike, I think it is great that you are interested in the USA and its future. It is to your credit that you are an active citizen. I do hope, however, that you will double-check some of your facts. There is conflicting information floating about, but if you will check reputable sources, you will find that Obama has added to the debt more than any President in history; that his healthcare plan will bankrupt many small businesses; that his healthcare plan has already made huge cuts in Social Security; that his wife and daughter's vacation spending at the expense of the taxpayer has been documented to be in excess of $16 million, that his credibility around the world is low because of his lack of knowledge and leadership in foreign policy coupled with his failed fiscal policies causing a credit down-grade for the US; and his lack of truthfulness with the Lybian deaths have all substantiated his lack of readiness for the job. If someone gave us that resume to head a company, we wouldn't hire them. Romney has had immense, successful experience creating jobs; he does NOT oppose abortion in the case of rape; he has no desire to engage in a war (really, not President does, think how unpopular that would make them to just begin a war without solid, or presumed-to-be solid intelligence. Even Romney's opponents have touted him as stellar businessman, an experienced governor, and a fine person. Romney is solid. Give him your vote in November. All of us want a strong America.
Mike Chubre October 31, 2012 at 04:33 AM
Trish , Hello. Please tell me one of my facts you think are not correct > I dont just post off the top of my head and I dont get my facts from Fox News or some other nonsense place. I understand " facts" and agree to some of them . There are pros and cons with each , no doubt. My main issue with the reps is not like most people . My issue is the reps are helping the drug companies and doctors push controlled substances without regard for the people . Second issue , which I believe you are wrong on is, the reps like to keep a war going , call me what you want , I have studied the reps are many many years and no one will ever convince me differant . If you do some fact checking you will find out that the reps are not concerned with prescription drug abuse . I have 5 inches of paper to show anyone interested in this fact. This alone will never allow me to vote for a rep . Being self employed , i have never been without work , unless I wanted to be. Obama has saved millions of peoples homes from being taken by the blood sucking banks. How can you fault him for this ? The reps are not happy without a war of some kind You have to take the good with the bad with each , my vote is on obama
Mike Chubre October 31, 2012 at 04:38 AM
Why didnt the reps yell and scream about the billions of dollars spent on Iraq ? At one point the iraq war was costing over 1 billion a day ? Where was the outcry then? Some of the reps on here make no sense in my opinion . Like I tell everyone interested make 2 lists and tell me what each party has done for you ? Most middleclass reps shut up then .
Mike Chubre October 31, 2012 at 04:43 AM
RD Chris Christie has nothing but good to say about Obama , thats untill the reps find a way to sabotage his efforts. The reps have done this for 4 years .I dont like saying this but its fact
Lucinda Johnston November 07, 2012 at 02:16 PM
Just thought I'd check in to see how everyone is doing today. I'm feeling pretty good.
Faith November 07, 2012 at 02:22 PM
Me too Lucinda! I wish they had a like button on here.
Gary Price November 07, 2012 at 02:28 PM
Yes, I would say doing better than average today! :-)
Harborite November 07, 2012 at 03:06 PM
Today is a very good day for democracy loving Americans. Despite Gov. Scott's attempt to suppress Florida's vote, the people came out in large numbers to vote for Democrats. I am certain that Gov. Scott realizes today that he will become a one term governor after the next election.
Lucinda Johnston November 07, 2012 at 04:39 PM
People I talked to said the attempt at suppression just made them more determined. Now if we can just send Scott packing maybe we can move our state forward too.
Michael D. November 07, 2012 at 04:50 PM
The election is over and Mitt Romney was quite a gentleman in his concession speech. Regardless how you feel about the man, you do have to give the man respect for the speech and the way he stepped away last night.


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