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Thread: Romney reveals he pays about 15% in taxes(edited)

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Bringing race into this does not advance the discussion.
    completely failing to understand the analogy but instead making veiled and dishonest charges of racism is really hurting the discussion

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

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    Which is hardly the point. For Turtle to call people IDIOTS because they do not earn their money as he does is engaging in the opposite of honest debate. For you or others to defend it is joining in that fraud.
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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

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    completely failing to understand the analogy but instead making veiled and dishonest charges of racism is really hurting the discussion
    No one called you a racist Turtle. You brought race into this discussion about taxation. That is hardly conducive to honest discussion about a topic that race has nothing to do with.
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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Which is hardly the point. For Turtle to call people IDIOTS because they do not earn their money as he does is engaging in the opposite of honest debate. For you or others to defend it is joining in that fraud.

    Another incorrect interpretation of what I said

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

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    Another incorrect interpretation of what I said
    Then quit the name calling and you will not have to worry about how anyone interprets it when you call somebody an IDIOT.
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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    No one called you a racist Turtle. You brought race into this discussion about taxation. That is hardly conducive to honest discussion about a topic that race has nothing to do with.
    it was an analogy that really had nothing to do with race. It demonstrating an example where someone can make a truthful statement (lets use Men instead of blacks so as not to offend your sensibilities) such as TEN MALE MURDERS GET MORE TIME THAN TEN FEMALE SPEEDERS (an accurate statement) and from that TRUTHFUL STATEMENT

    MAKE AN INCREDIBLY DISHONEST CONCLUSION THAT BEING MEN ARE TREATED MORE HARSHLY by the courts than women.

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    it was an analogy that really had nothing to do with race. It demonstrating an example where someone can make a truthful statement (lets use Men instead of blacks so as not to offend your sensibilities) such as TEN MALE MURDERS GET MORE TIME THAN TEN FEMALE SPEEDERS (an accurate statement) and from that TRUTHFUL STATEMENT

    MAKE AN INCREDIBLY DISHONEST CONCLUSION THAT BEING MEN ARE TREATED MORE HARSHLY by the courts than women.
    You already did what you did. The cat cannot be put bag into the bag.
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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Then quit the name calling and you will not have to worry about how anyone interprets it when you call somebody an IDIOT.
    so are you and your fellow tax hikers going to stop calling the rich greedy, calling heirs people in "silken diapers" and arguing that those of us who oppose socialist or pseudo communist tax schemes (such as the death taxes) "Greedy" or selfish?

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    You already did what you did. The cat cannot be put bag into the bag.
    Does anyone else think my analogy have any racist overtones by merely picking two groups?

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Which is hardly the point. For Turtle to call people IDIOTS because they do not earn their money as he does is engaging in the opposite of honest debate. For you or others to defend it is joining in that fraud.
    He called me an idiot for making more money, so how's that fraud. He just thinks I'm a plain old idiot. Guess he's allowed an opinion.

    Lighten up dude it's only make believe.
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