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    FactCheck.org : Dubious Denver Debate Declarations

    Obama accused Romney of proposing a $5 trillion tax cut. Not true. Romney proposes to offset his rate cuts and promises he won’t add to the deficit.

    To be clear, Romney has proposed cutting personal federal income tax rates across the board by 20 percent, in addition to extending the tax cuts enacted early in the Bush administration. He also proposes to eliminate the estate tax permanently, repeal the Alternative Minimum Tax, and eliminate taxes on interest, capital gains and dividends for taxpayers making under $200,000 a year in adjusted gross income.
    By themselves, those cuts would, according to the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, lower federal tax liability by “about $480 billion in calendar year 2015” compared with current tax policy, with Bush cuts left in place. The Obama campaign has extrapolated that figure out over 10 years, coming up with a $5 trillion figure over a decade.
    However, Romney always has said he planned to offset that massive cut with equally massive reductions in tax preferences to broaden the tax base, thus losing no revenue and not increasing the deficit. So to that extent, the president is incorrect: Romney is not proposing a $5 trillion reduction in taxes.


    Even the fact checkers know things dont happen in a vaccum......DOH!

    God I cant wait for the next one....I hope it's about 47%, throwing granny off a cliff, Romney killing people......I mean lets talk about these non issues.......and make Obama look like a nutjob......because he cant talk facts
     
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    From YOUR link:

     
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    Yeah, it's all good lets discuss this....so they said $480 billion for one year......and that is with no growth (according to liberals this is the best we can have.....get used to high unemployment and crap growth....because they love Europe....)

    But with growth, we can make people PAY taxes....and that will shrink
     
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    So, using YOUR words, Romney has promised his tax cuts will not add to the defecit, and based on the math shown above, you believe him?
     
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    There is no math shown above. What you have is the opinion of a group of people throwing variables into an economic model. The result is completely dependent upon how you treat the variables, and how many variables you choose to use.

    Just the assumption of GDP growth rate over the ten years would have enormous effect on the outcome. Other assumptions are just as iffy.
     
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    We saw how much a big tax cut improved the deficit from 2001 to present. We should go back to the Clinton tax schedule for all, and apply the Buffet rule for the very wealthy.
     

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