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Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

  1. You have chosen to ignore posts from DirtyWaterLover. Show DirtyWaterLover's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to cookie-rojas's comment:

    Remember, Mitt doesn't need any more money, and all of his friends are already rich!

    Obama on the other hand, owes everyone from the last election, Mitt knows how to fix this.

    Clearly Obama has no clue, and no plan for the next four years, I think the debates will get pretty specific, sorry Barry, no teleprompters!

     




    Obama has no plan for the next 4 years????  Mitt's plan is that he'll figure it out after he's elected.

    And his plan for the uninsured after Obamacare is repealed - there's always the ER.

    If Romney is going to lower taxes for the wealth but make the tax cut revenue nuetral by closing loopholes (that he hasn't specified), then what's the point of the tax cut?

    And lucky us - we won't have to pay taxes on the interest we earn from our savings account.  I can't wait.

     
  2. You have chosen to ignore posts from 12-Angry-Men. Show 12-Angry-Men's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    Mittens and the whacko wingnuts on these boards want the country to rely on magic to run the country.

     

    Elect Mittens and magically eveything will be better despite no facts as to which tax dodges he will eliminate in his economic plan.

    Elect Mittens and magically he will reduce the deficit despite saying that he will increase military spending and "not cut a trillion dollars from the budget in his first years in office."

    Elect Mittens and magically he will repeal his grandchild, ACA but not actually repeal it.

    Elect Mittens because he really is for 100% of Americans...ya just have to ignore the fact that he swore off half the country to begin with.

     

    Ya just gotta have 'faith'.

     
  3. You have chosen to ignore posts from 12-Angry-Men. Show 12-Angry-Men's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to GreginMeffa's comment:

    The clever game of filing seperately.  You are skipping wifey's money - you know, invetment income that the Kerry campaign borrowed against. Smart eh


    Funny how you idiots went apeshit when Kerry moored his boat in another state to pay less taxes but are defending Mittens setting up shell companies overseas to hide millions of dollars in taxes.

     

    Ya, no double standard there.

     

     

     
  4. You have chosen to ignore posts from DirtyWaterLover. Show DirtyWaterLover's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    If Mitt gets elected, will all of the Republicans start using the orange spray on tan?

     
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  6. You have chosen to ignore posts from 12-Angry-Men. Show 12-Angry-Men's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to Newtster's comment:

    Typical libnut talking about taxes on the rich:

    "Romney only paid 14% while his secretary paid 26%"

    Typical libnut when talking about tax cuts:

    "Romney got a $1.5 million break while his secretary only got $500"

    How convenient to slip from relative to absolute comparisons.




    BWAAAAAAAA  HAAAAAAAAAAAA HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

    Ya, like that whacko wingnut absolute truth that 47% of the country are victims.

     

     

     
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  8. You have chosen to ignore posts from skeeter20. Show skeeter20's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    Well, no, there is not a double standard.  Well, maybe in your mind.

    What Kerry did was illegal.  He resides in Mass, moors his boat in Rhode Island in order t oavoid excise tax.  the only problem was that the boat was actually in Nantucket, which makes him a tax cheat.

    How unlike a democrat to be a tax cheat.

     
  9. You have chosen to ignore posts from 12-Angry-Men. Show 12-Angry-Men's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to skeeter20's comment:

    Well, no, there is not a double standard.  Well, maybe in your mind. What Kerry did was illegal.  He resides in Mass, moors his boat in Rhode Island in order t oavoid excise tax.  the only problem was that the boat was actually in Nantucket, which makes him a tax cheat. How unlike a democrat to be a tax cheat.




    Hmmmm, so I guess Mittens actually lives in Switzerland or maybe it's the Cayman Islands.

     

    That is where he keeps his money after all....

     

    Reality is hard spanky, but it sure beats your alternate fantasy world.

     
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    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    Romney gave 29% to charity.....

     
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    Romney's income was from investments taxed at the capital gains rate of 15%....NOT FROM WAGES!!!  He more than satisfied his civic duty by giving 29% to charity.

    Romney gives $10,000 PER DAY to charity.....how heartless can a guy be??

     
  12. You have chosen to ignore posts from skeeter20. Show skeeter20's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    The reality is, and I am simply using the two people you mentioned, the reality is that Romney is doing everything quite legally, while Kerry was caught cheating on taxes.  After all, Kerry had to cough up the excise tax, when he was CAUGHT.

    See the difference there?

     
  13. You have chosen to ignore posts from 12-Angry-Men. Show 12-Angry-Men's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to skeeter20's comment:

    The reality is, and I am simply using the two people you mentioned, the reality is that Romney is doing everything quite legally, while Kerry was caught cheating on taxes.  After all, Kerry had to cough up the excise tax, when he was CAUGHT. See the difference there?




    Hey spanky, it's not cheating to moor a boat out of state. In fact it is the norm for the rich in places like Newport or San Diego.

     

    So if you're a millionare in Iowa, you are legally prevented from buying a yacht that you would berth in RI?

    Geepers, now you're just being ignorant.

     

    Kerry only paid the taxes for political expediency, the same way Mittens manipulated his taxes so as not to pay less than 13% as he had promised.

     

     
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    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    Mitt should challenge Kerry for the Senate, since they have so much in common (except for the decades of public service part)....

     

     
  15. You have chosen to ignore posts from WhichOnesPink2. Show WhichOnesPink2's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    Bullsh!t. Nice movement of the goalposts...

     
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    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to WhatDoYouWantNow's comment:

    In response to WhichOnesPink2's comment:

    Bullsh!t. Nice movement of the goalposts



     

    If you had kept your eyes on the goalposts, you would have noticed it was rather movement of the ball towards and across the goal line.



    Spin, spin, spin

     
  17. You have chosen to ignore posts from DirtyWaterLover. Show DirtyWaterLover's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    Kerry's tax rate was not 13%.  It was 22.9%.  The 13% is a combination of Kerry's taxes and his wife's, but they actually filed sperately.

    So Greggy is wrong.

     
  18. You have chosen to ignore posts from 12-Angry-Men. Show 12-Angry-Men's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    Seems pinkie has never played a sport with actual goal posts.

    He thinks Brady has a great batting average and Lucic has a great jumpshot from the point.

     
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    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    Mormons pay a ten percent tithe to the LDS church.  If Romney is contributing $4M to his church, that's probably an indication that his real income is closer to $40M than his reported $14M.

    The big question for me is if guys like Romney are going to pay somewhere between 1% (the original Ryan plan) and 14% (2011 returns) in taxes, how are they going to keep government spending at 20% of GDP, as Ryan said at the convention?  Who is going to make up that gap?  The 47%?  

    If you're a Republican just getting by in this economy, are you sure you want to vote for a guy who may take away your mortgage deduction or your EIC?  He seems almost resentful toward the less fortunate.

     
  21. You have chosen to ignore posts from 12-Angry-Men. Show 12-Angry-Men's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to slomag's comment:

    Mormons pay a ten percent tithe to the LDS church.  If Romney is contributing $4M to his church, that's probably an indication that his real income is closer to $40M than his reported $14M. The big question for me is if guys like Romney are going to pay somewhere between 1% (the original Ryan plan) and 14% (2011 returns) in taxes, how are they going to keep government spending at 20% of GDP, as Ryan said at the convention?  Who is going to make up that gap?  The 47%? If you're a Republican just getting by in this economy, are you sure you want to vote for a guy who may take away your mortgage deduction or your EIC?  He seems almost resentful toward the less fortunate.


    What is especially troublesome is that those are deductions that the wingnuts put into the tax code and bragged that it would move millions off the tax rolls.

    I guess they're admitting that their policies really don't work.

    Or maybe that the rich started braying loudly enough that the wingnuts needed to appease them with more tax cuts.

    Incredible.

     
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  23. You have chosen to ignore posts from 12-Angry-Men. Show 12-Angry-Men's posts

    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to jmel's comment:

    Do you understand the Capital Gains tax?  You do know that any money earned from SALARY was/is taxed at the highest rate?  You do know that his tax rate is based soley on Cap Gains because that is (and has been his income)?  You do know that if he has LOSSES instead of gains his loss claim is at only 3%? Don`t get me wrong.  I`m not feeling sorry for a guy that made 13 mil last year.......but, stop. Tell the truth. And the MSM should be telling the truth!  14% is the Cap Gains rate. It`s legal. He took chances when he invested and he`s paid taxes TWICE on most of this money. This is a lie by the MSM and a distraction that isn`t working.  Romney is rich.  Everyone knows that.



    I could give a ratsass that he's rich.

    What I, and most people, are ticked off about is that he wants to lower his own tax rate even further. While at the same time attacking people for not paying income tax.

    Newsflash, the working poor that Mittens wrote off as 'victims' pay a higher tax rate through payroll taxes than Mittens pays on his millions. And that piece of crap has the brass write them off. Those non-income taxpayers are in that position BECAUSE of the wingnuts and their tax schemes. Now these idiots want a 'do-over' and disparages them for doing exactly what Mittens does, without creating shell companies and off-shore accounts? Bullshit.

    Mittens keeps saying he will lower everyone's tax rate without lowering revenue. He avoids giving ANY specifics about how he will do that. Are voters supposed to just believe the serial flip/flopper?

    Everyone who's taken a look at it, from the Tax Policy Center to the Wall Street Journal agree that it's not possible without raising taxes on the middle class. There aren't enough deductions and loopholes to close without it hitting those at the bottom.

    Sorry, you may want to believe in the fairy dust and tooth fairy bullcrap that Mittens spews but I want FACTS. I'm certainly not going to believe a guy who changes his position on issues more often than he changes his underwear that he can magically lower everyone's taxes while increasing military spending, saving Medicare and Social Security and do it without blowing a gaping hole in the budget.

    If you know how that's possible, SPECIFICALLY, then please show us the numbers and add them all up. Until then the guy is a walking talking disaster and deserves to be heckled. He's just as bad, if not worse, than the last wingnut administration was.

     
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    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to 12-Angry-Men's comment:

    In response to jmel's comment:

    Do you understand the Capital Gains tax?  You do know that any money earned from SALARY was/is taxed at the highest rate?  You do know that his tax rate is based soley on Cap Gains because that is (and has been his income)?  You do know that if he has LOSSES instead of gains his loss claim is at only 3%? Don`t get me wrong.  I`m not feeling sorry for a guy that made 13 mil last year.......but, stop. Tell the truth. And the MSM should be telling the truth!  14% is the Cap Gains rate. It`s legal. He took chances when he invested and he`s paid taxes TWICE on most of this money. This is a lie by the MSM and a distraction that isn`t working.  Romney is rich.  Everyone knows that.




    I could give a ratsass that he's rich.

     

    What I, and most people, are ticked off about is that he wants to lower his own tax rate even further. While at the same time attacking people for not paying income tax.

    Newsflash, the working poor that Mittens wrote off as 'victims' pay a higher tax rate through payroll taxes than Mittens pays on his millions. And that piece of crap has the brass write them off. Those non-income taxpayers are in that position BECAUSE of the wingnuts and their tax schemes. Now these idiots want a 'do-over' and disparages them for doing exactly what Mittens does, without creating shell companies and off-shore accounts? Bullshit.

    Mittens keeps saying he will lower everyone's tax rate without lowering revenue. He avoids giving ANY specifics about how he will do that. Are voters supposed to just believe the serial flip/flopper?

    Everyone who's taken a look at it, from the Tax Policy Center to the Wall Street Journal agree that it's not possible without raising taxes on the middle class. There aren't enough deductions and loopholes to close without it hitting those at the bottom.

    Sorry, you may want to believe in the fairy dust and tooth fairy bullcrap that Mittens spews but I want FACTS. I'm certainly not going to believe a guy who changes his position on issues more often than he changes his underwear that he can magically lower everyone's taxes while increasing military spending, saving Medicare and Social Security and do it without blowing a gaping hole in the budget.

    If you know how that's possible, SPECIFICALLY, then please show us the numbers and add them all up. Until then the guy is a walking talking disaster and deserves to be heckled. He's just as bad, if not worse, than the last wingnut administration was.




    Yeah there should be tax reform as I've said right along, but this election isn't about what Mit Romney does with his money, it's about what Obama does with ours.

     
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    Re: Romney only paid a tax rate of 14%!!!!

    In response to 12-Angry-Men's comment:

    Seems pinkie has never played a sport with actual goal posts.

    He thinks Brady has a great batting average and Lucic has a great jumpshot from the point.



    I'm shocked you even know who Lucic is. 

     
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