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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
    part of being an extreme leftwinger is a desire to be ruled by the government
    By your definition of extreme leftwinger - someone that believes in both cutting spending and increasing revenues as we did in the 90's when we reduced the deficit.

    This says more about your perspective than it does my political lean.
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    Re: Romney reveals he pays about 15% in taxes(edited)

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    And yet...for some strange reason...now...hang with me for a second...you nor anyone else here starts a "Kerry only paid 15%" thread. Shocking...right?
    actually he paid even less I believe. he had far less earned income and far more investment income. Same with Nasty Pelosi and she has used her position to get her husband cushy deals etc

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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
    part of being an extreme leftwinger is a desire to be ruled by the government
    Really? And you get this rather unique belief of yours from what source exactly?

    You accuse me of being a far leftist - and I have no desire at all of being ruled by the government. So just who is it here that you are referring to?
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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    By your definition of extreme leftwinger - someone that believes in both cutting spending and increasing revenues as we did in the 90's when we reduced the deficit.

    This says more about your perspective than it does my political lean.
    Your posts general rant about the rich having to pay more taxes. You don't call for the middle class to pay more taxes-the ratio of their share of the income vs their share of the income tax is the least burdensome in 60 years.

    Why don't you support massive spending cuts before demanding ANYONE pay more taxes?

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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
    part of being an extreme leftwinger is a desire to be ruled by the government
    I don't see it that way exactly. I think it's a desire to be the ruler over others.

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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
    Yeah that is again your main argument-appeal to envy and parasitic behavior. again, if you had your way you would confiscate all wealth above what you make to benefit your political agenda
    Is that what you think was done in the 90's???
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    Re: Romney reveals he pays about 15% in taxes(edited)

    I'm beginning to think that every politician on the Federal level should have to release his income tax returns every year as a condition of holding office...including candidates right out of the box. I don't think their right to privacy should supercede our right to full disclosure. Think this'll ever happen?
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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
    Really? And you get this rather unique belief of yours from what source exactly?

    You accuse me of being a far leftist - and I have no desire at all of being ruled by the government. So just who is it here that you are referring to?
    Did I make that claim about you? I was referring to Catawba. But you certainly back the government taking more wealth from the rich-didn't you claim the rich should drop to their knees and beg the government for the PRIVILEGE of keeping what they have? I think OR67 referred to that as disturbing fascism or something like that

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

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    I'm beginning to think that every politician on the Federal level should have to release his income tax returns every year as a condition of holding office...including candidates right out of the box. I don't think their right to privacy should supercede our right to full disclosure. Think this'll ever happen?
    we could also start with their college transcripts as well.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    I'm beginning to think that every politician on the Federal level should have to release his income tax returns every year as a condition of holding office...including candidates right out of the box. I don't think their right to privacy should supercede our right to full disclosure. Think this'll ever happen?
    While I have mixed feelings about putting such a demand into actual law, I think it is an excellent idea for citizens to demand that their candidates and elected officials do so or deny them your vote.
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