If Romney/Ryan believe that private charity is so important...

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    ...why would they propose a tax plan that gets rid of the tax deduction for charitable giving?

    Or should we logically assume that the charitable deduction is off the table as far as Romney/Ryan are concerned when they're talking about getting rid of various tax deductions/credits/loopholes etc.,

    to make their tax plan revenue neutral?
     
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    I asked if the charitable deduction is on or off the table.

    Is it or isn't it?

    Should it or shouldn't it be?
     
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    I don't know, but I would kinda doubt it.

    I also doubt it would make a bit of difference to you anyway, you don't seem like the 'charitable' type.

    Most Libtards aren't, so you're in good company...
     
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    I don't understand an attach thread aimed at sticking it the the rich who use that deduction to get tons of money back while saying; "Look what a great person I am!"

    This is not well thought out, you shoulda stuck to the lies about hunting Big Bird
     
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    A lot of rich libs think paying taxes is just like charity. No lie . they will say I will pay more taxes it is the charitable thing to do. When they could directly make a difference to certain charities
     
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    Of course any limitation on deductions would have to be passed by Congress, but I would guess a limitation on charitable deductions would a flat percentage (e.g., 25%) of the contribution. This would eliminate the greater tax benefit now realized by people in higher tax brackets.
     
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    The question is, why would conservatives want to end the charitable deduction, and disincentive charitable giving,

    when conservatives go on and on about how charity is so important?
     
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    I'd rather know why you base your charitable donations (if any) on whether you can deduct them on your taxes?
     
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    Just because liberals would stop charitable giving if the deduction went away don't project that onto conservatives.
     
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