View Poll Results: Are Ronmey's undisclosed tax returns equal in importance to Obama's college records?

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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

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    First, if it is true that a candidate's tax returns are "a matter of national importance," then, by all means, make that a law...for every single person running for national office. Maybe that's one way we can broom-clean Congress. Ha!
    That would be fine by me. However , that does nothing to make this current issue go away nor should it.

    Second, people with Romney's kind of wealth don't generally cheat on taxes. They know the consequences. Their taxes are prepared by professionals whose licenses and professional reputations are on the line.
    Who is accusing Mitt Romney of tax fraud? Certainly not I. I simply want to see if he puts America and its people first like a true patriot should.

    Third, all the left wants to be able to do is berate Romney for our tax code. He didn't vote for it. He had nothing to do with its implementation. It's not his "fault" if he didn't pay enough taxes to suit the American people.
    I rather doubt that Mittens was without any influence over the issue of taxation during his lifetime. But lets pretend you are correct just the same: so what? I simply want to see if he placed America and its people first or was his priority in some other area?

    Obama's college transcripts. Why is there such a big deal about those? Well, I don't know. Ask him. But I suspect it would show one or both of the following: that he lied on his college application; that the courses he took in college have little to do with democracy as we know it and everything to do with socialism.
    Nothing that could appear on his college transcript changes what he has done in his first four years as President or what Romney would do in his first four years as President. For me, those are the issues that count. Just as you suspect what the left wants - allow me to suspect why the right beats this issue to death: they want to use it as a club against affirmative action.

    Now. Which do you think the American people have a right to know??
    Obama has released his tax info - Romney should release his also.
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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    When they run for president and want my vote I will insist the same thing of them.
    you have already stated hundreds of times you are voting for Obama so your demands are rather specious

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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    you have already stated hundreds of times you are voting for Obama so your demands are rather specious
    That does not even make sense. My demands!?!?!?!? What demands am I making? All I am doing is putting forth a simply proposition - the person who leads the nation of the United States of America should be a true patriot who loves the nation and its 311 million people. They should put America as the highest priority. Has Romney done that for the last decade in his own decision making? Or has he adopted some other system of priorities which place America and its people down the list much lower as no real patriot would do?

    Only his tax returns will tell us that.

    I find it interesting that when this subject came up the marching orders for the Romney sycophants were issued by radio personality Rush Limbaugh who seems to be the first - or at least the most infamous - to forward the idea that if you are not voting for Mittens then shut up and you have no right to discuss the issue. A tactic that I would have expected of the far right with their fascistic inclinations to thwart speech and open discussion. And far too many here have dutifully followed Limbaugh and his tactics.
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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

    If this was a multichoice poll I would have picked both 'Yes. Obama's college records are of equal value to Romney's tax returns' and 'Neither tax or college records matter in the election.' Because they are of equal value but at the same time those things are irrelevant.One is from the die hard foaming at the mouth anti-Obama birther-tard crowd and the other is from the die hard foaming at the mouth anti-Romney green with envy crowd.
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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    If this was a multichoice poll I would have picked both 'Yes. Obama's college records are of equal value to Romney's tax returns' and 'Neither tax or college records matter in the election.' Because they are of equal value but at the same time those things are irrelevant.One is from the die hard foaming at the mouth anti-Obama birther-tard crowd and the other is from the die hard foaming at the mouth anti-Romney green with envy crowd.
    Sadly enough, they do matter in the election. Not due to any substantive value, but because we have people in the electorate that are dumb enough to believe that these two things should be an issue.

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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    Sadly enough, they do matter in the election. Not due to any substantive value, but because we have people in the electorate that are dumb enough to believe that these two things should be an issue.
    I guess you are right in that regard.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

    Are Ronmey's undisclosed tax returns equal in importance to Obama's college records? Let's see.
    What could I learn from a collage transcript: poor grades, a class from a communist professor (so Obama must be a communist too), who paid for his classes. Hummm, could someone help me with this?
    What could I learn from fed income tax records, sales of Bain property to a Cayman Island corporation for a pittance, an amnesty that was offered by the feds and taken advantage of. Oh, I could have help here.
    I just having trouble making a equate.

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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    Sadly enough, they do matter in the election. Not due to any substantive value, but because we have people in the electorate that are dumb enough to believe that these two things should be an issue.
    So getting an amnesty granted, if there was one, isn't an issue to be considered?

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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

    Quote Originally Posted by OhIsee.Then View Post
    So getting an amnesty granted, if there was one, isn't an issue to be considered?
    If there are court proceedings about tax evasion, than that would be the IRS's thing and the press would pick up on it anyway.

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    Re: Are Romney's undisclosed taxes equally relavant to Obama's college records?

    It's clear from Romney and his team that there is nothing in Romney's tax records that are an issue for anybody. It sure would shut up Obama if they were released.

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