Romney has money parked in the Cayman Islands???

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  1. Grampa Murked U
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    Romney Parks Millions in Cayman Islands - ABC News

    This alarms me a bit. I'm sure further investigation will follow but this causes me a few red flags.

    We gotta make damn sure our nominee is FULLY vetted. We don't need any October surprises to cost us the election.
     
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    Why would it alarm you? As long as he isn't funding mass murder or treason, I don't really care what he does with his money. It's his money. He is responsible to God for what He does with it. Not me.
     
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    His daddy was wealthy. He inherited some dough.

    On his own he earned a lot of dough.

    He has invested quite a lot of his wealth.

    Is he (a) supposed to know exactly what each investment firm does with each insignificant or each significant portion of his investments? or (b) supposed to care all that much if some of his money gets invested in a place like the Cayman Islands?

    How and why should that be an "oh nozies" moment?

    I am not a Mitt fan, but I see lots of good reasons to limit the criticism to the politics the guy has, and not waste a freakin' second on this kind of tripe.
     
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    Because that is one of many places that the rich try to shelter their money are from taxes.

    I'm not saying he is guilty of such activities but I want to be fully informed and not just stick my head in the sand as many do to support their prospective parties.
     
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    Tripe like this if not fully explained could easily sway a swing voter. Thus, it matters.
     
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    Especially when it comes to personal wealth.

    No one else's business. But for those wringing thier hands and wanting that wealth for themselves?

    Get a job and work hard...for that could be you too. Mind your own fucking business...and get to work.
     
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    The problem then is not with the possibility that some of his investments are situated in the Cayman Islands.

    The problem would appear to be that the ignorance of the Electorate makes them too malleable.
     
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    l e g a l i t y
     
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    Are you really trying to make the point that it is no ones business if a potential POTUS is a tax cheat? Seriously?
     
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    Precisely. No one else's business but his. It smacks of wealth envy.
     

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