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Sun Sep 30, 2012, 03:33 PM

Mitt compares taxes on high incomes to charity..

An often overlooked gaffe. He has so many..It is easy to overlook them...
. This one enough to cause a member of the 99% to be speechless.
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.Romney’s equating of taxes and charitable giving sparks debate
Are taxes a form of charitable donation?

Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney seemed to suggest that he might think so last week, when he responded to questions about how much he pays in taxes by suggesting that people should take into account his total contributions to the government and charities.
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But experts who research public attitudes on philanthropy on both sides of the political spectrum said it was an inadvertently revealing moment, a brief window into the deep philosophical differences between how liberals and conservatives view government and society.
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/romneys-equating-of-taxes-and-charitable-giving-sparks-debate/2012/08/18/63bea3e6-e891-11e1-936a-b801f1abab19_story.html?hpid=z1

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Response to cyclezealot (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 03:38 PM

1. most of his donations went to LDS

who turned around and gave the money back as campaign donations......

arithmetic.

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Sun Sep 30, 2012, 03:58 PM

2. ah yes but the IRS decides

and if you get an audit you may have reveal all those 'charitable' givings

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