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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:00 PM

Brian Williams is HAMMERING Romney on his taxes.

Switzerland, Luxembourg, Caymans, etc.

And Romney keeps saying the same thing: (not a direct quote) "I'm sure most Americans don't resent people who are successful, and I've been EXTRAORDINARILY successful at running a business. And I'm sure Americans don't want to see job creators (like him?!?) punished with a high tax rate, etc..."

He just doesn't get it...

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Response to Bicoastal (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:04 PM

1. it would be funny if Newt is hiding cash offshore too

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Response to Rosa Luxemburg (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:05 PM

4. +1. What if Newt just decided to take on 1 more wife during the Primaries and was like WHAT?!

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Response to Bicoastal (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:04 PM

2. He sure doesn't get it. Like Bush Romney's base are the rich.

 

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Response to Bicoastal (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:05 PM

3. Not here, he's not. You must be in a different time zone. nt

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:07 PM

6. It was on network NBC--actually it was over by the time I finished writing this.

But I'm sure it'll be replayed and dissected on MSNBC fairly soon...

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Response to Bicoastal (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:06 PM

5. Sorry, but I don't think Mitt was running a business.

He was a partner in a private equity/leveraged buyout firm. That group was just that...a group! They talked each deal over and jointly made a decision on which was to go and what to do. THAT'S NOT running a company!

Although Romney is probably the best of the four candidates left in the race, I KNOW all he would do if elected is eliminate all barriers to businesses and Wall Street, and make the SCOTUS extreme RW for the nest 25 years!

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Response to napi21 (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:32 PM

7. Is he really, though?

The best of the four? I'm not convinced. He might be the worst. It's hard to tell, given his self-righteous claims to privacy and privilege.

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Response to napi21 (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:39 PM

10. Which is better, a puddle of puke (Romney) or a pile

 

of poop (Gingrich)?

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Response to Bicoastal (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:35 PM

8. Did I hear Mitt claim that his taxes plus charitable contributions were 40% of his income?

I thought I did, and unless I'm missing something that's simply BS. From what I saw, in 2010 he had 21.7 million in income, 3 million in taxes and 3 million in charitable contributions-- that works out to less than 28 percent. Maybe he was mixing up his return with Obama's, which showed a combined tax/charitable percentage of around 39 percent of income.

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Response to Bicoastal (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 11:38 PM

9. My fave line is when he said "I payed 40% bet taxes and charitable donations"

That won't play very well! less than 15% on taxes (mandatory)....more than 25% on charitable - optional? come on, Mitt.....

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 25, 2012, 01:10 AM

11. Most of his donations went to the Morman Church (nt)

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