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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    its amusing watching people who most likely suck on the public teat whining that Romney didn't give them even more milk

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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    I would like to see the tax returns to answer one key question about the man who wants to lead America and its 311 million people: in his own life, does Romney put American first or does he put his own narrow financial interests about those of the nation and its people?

    Legality has nothing to do with it.
    I guess those who think the government is entitled to more and more of our mine would think that avoiding taxes legally is contrary to the good of the country

    many of us see someone who is too stupid to legally avoid outrageous taxes as being too stupid to be president

    I wonder how many people THINK they paid a higher tax rate than Romney? probably people stupid enough to vote for Obama

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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    I would like to see the tax returns to answer one key question about the man who wants to lead America and its 311 million people: in his own life, does Romney put American first or does he put his own narrow financial interests about those of the nation and its people?

    Legality has nothing to do with it.
    No one is obligated to "put America first" when it comes to paying his/her taxes. Taxes are a requirement, once you reach a determined level of financial security, not a moral obligation to the nation.
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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    I guess those who think the government is entitled to more and more of our mine would think that avoiding taxes legally is contrary to the good of the country

    many of us see someone who is too stupid to legally avoid outrageous taxes as being too stupid to be president

    I wonder how many people THINK they paid a higher tax rate than Romney? probably people stupid enough to vote for Obama
    You seem to not understand. Mittens wants to be the leader of America. Mittens wants to lead 311 million American people. As such, I want a patriot who both loves the nation and loves its people in that position of power and authority. I want to know that this person places America and its people above all other factors - and that includes their own financial greed be it done legally or otherwise.

    I can tell you with 100% certainty and am willing to put up my $10 grand against yours or anyone else that I absolutely without a doubt gave the federal government a higher percentage of my earnings last year than Mittens did.
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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by iguanaman View Post
    You know at this point I don't think it really matters what you call it.
    Actually it does, because one of those things is criminal.

    I realize that there is a certain kind of mindset that wishes to criminalize 32-oz soda's and thinks that failure of equality of result indicates bias within a system, and therefore may have difficulty understanding this, but there is nothing inherently illegal about a tax result that you don't like.

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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    You seem to not understand. Mittens wants to be the leader of America. Mittens wants to lead 311 million American people. As such, I want a patriot who both loves the nation and loves its people in that position of power and authority. I want to know that this person places America and its people above all other factors - and that includes their own financial greed be it done legally or otherwise.

    I can tell you with 100% certainty and am willing to put up my $10 grand against yours or anyone else that I absolutely without a doubt gave the federal government a higher percentage of my earnings last year than Mittens did.
    So that means they are supposed to pay more taxes then they are legally obligated to?

    Interesting.

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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    No one is obligated to "put America first" when it comes to paying his/her taxes. Taxes are a requirement, once you reach a determined level of financial security, not a moral obligation to the nation.
    Yup - you are right about that obligation.

    But what does that have to do with the man who wants to lead America and its people showing that they are a patriot who puts the nation first in their own financial and economic decisions?
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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    You seem to not understand. Mittens wants to be the leader of America. Mittens wants to lead 311 million American people. As such, I want a patriot who both loves the nation and loves its people in that position of power and authority. I want to know that this person places America and its people above all other factors - and that includes their own financial greed be it done legally or otherwise.

    I can tell you with 100% certainty and am willing to put up my $10 grand against yours or anyone else that I absolutely without a doubt gave the federal government a higher percentage of my earnings last year than Mittens did.
    fantastic. Post your numbers, please, so that we can see A) whether or not you are being truthful about your tax rate and B) whether or not you held yourself to the same standard as Romney, and paid more than you had to.
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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by DA60 View Post
    So that means they are supposed to pay more taxes then they are legally obligated to?

    Interesting.
    Screw legally. Flush legally. Smash and trash legally.

    I want to know if the many who wants to lead American and its 311 million people is a patriot who placed the nation and its people first in his own economic and financial decisions and his tax return will tell me that.
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    Re: Did Mitt Romney go a full 10 years without paying taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Yup - you are right about that obligation.

    But what does that have to do with the man who wants to lead America and its people showing that they are a patriot who puts the nation first in their own financial and economic decisions?
    So, someone has to pay more taxes then they are legally obligated to to be patriotic in your eyes?

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