Mitt's CONtradiction

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    After saying 47% of Americans pay no income tax, blithely unaware of state income taxes, today Mitt comes back and says the "47%"* WANT to pay taxes. If so, why does he avoid all he can? Why so much venom directed at taxation on this board?

    *If ever there was a DIVISIVE candidate, Mitt takes the cake. Not only is he an "us v. them" type, he even gives PERCENTAGES.
     
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    He never said that! You have to take the whole quote in context!
     
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    The guy paid 15.5 million dollars in taxes in 2010. Jesus! What a dick.
     
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    What about the people who are fighting the constitutional battle over the IRS? There are good arguments that pay for labor is excluded from 'revenue'. To many Constitutional fundamentalists, paying no Federal income tax is heroism.
     
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    I asked you on another thread. Can we see your receipt for OVERPAYING your taxes or for additional contributions that you made to The Treasury Dept to help the rest of us out?

    He paid what he had to...doesn't need to or have to pay one red cent more. Get over it...he's rich.
     
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    Some post deserve a considered thoughtful reply, this one, not so much.

    Got talking points?
     
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    You do realize that you usually dont mention State income tax in a discussion about FEDERAL income tax, right?
     
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    Mitt's taken out of context comment was what Obama would call "typical white behavior"
     
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    And we have NEVER ever had a president that is as devisive as Barack Hussein Obama. Never.
     
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    Willard doing some "class warfare" in front of filthy rich donor types? Whoda thunk it? It was only lefties that engaged in class warfare, we're told - except Romney did it behind closed doors.

    Funniest thing is Jimmy Carter's grandson helped get Willard punk'd. Muhahahaha!

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