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  •  gusty - Romney paid $1.9 million of federal income (0+ / 0-)

    tax for the last year that he disclosed in the campaign, 2011, for an effective rate of 14%. That's a low rate but nearly $2 million is hardly nothing. My guess is that if your income was Romney's tax payment you would describe it in another manner.

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 02:41:15 PM PDT

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    •  I really don't care about the hard number. (1+ / 0-)
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      It's the rate that matters.  And 14% is VERY low.  And that, of course, is only considering his taxable income.  If I had Romney's income, I would quite definitely not have a problem paying a more reasonable amount in taxes.  

      Poor, poor Romney.  My heart just bleeds for him because he had to pay nearly two million in taxes.  Not.

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