Wealthy Mitt Romney admits he's taxed...

Wealthy Mitt Romney admits he's taxed at an average middle-class rate, not like a multimillionaire

There are 164 comments on the www.nydailynews.com story from Jan 18, 2012, titled Wealthy Mitt Romney admits he's taxed at an average middle-class rate, not like a multimillionaire. In it, www.nydailynews.com reports that:

Political experts say the income tax issue raised by Mitt Romney, seen in Florence, S.C. Tuesday, may come back to haunt him in a campaign against President Obama, who could make income inequality a key issue.

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Since: May 11

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#1 Jan 18, 2012
Do tell.
so far away

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#2 Jan 18, 2012
Dr. Bill_mr is dat MIT Mass? ;)

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#3 Jan 18, 2012
Mr_Bill pays a higher tax rate, and makes substantially less than $100,000.

But some of remember that when Nelson Rockefeller ran for VZ, he released his tax returns and we learned that he paid less, in dollars, than his secretary....but Nelson was super-rich.

“Tea parties R 4 little girls.”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#4 Jan 18, 2012
Bill O'Really? was talkinhg about this last night on Fox "News", and said that income from investments should be taxed at a lower rate because that encourages investing. What he failed to mention is that most of us don't make almost all of our income from investments. If people who think earning $300,000 from speakers fees isn' "very much" also think they can relate to the majority of our country, we're screwed.
leagaleagle

Russellville, KY

#5 Jan 18, 2012
Jim Trebowski wrote:
Bill O'Really? was talkinhg about this last night on Fox "News", and said that income from investments should be taxed at a lower rate because that encourages investing. What he failed to mention is that most of us don't make almost all of our income from investments. If people who think earning $300,000 from speakers fees isn' "very much" also think they can relate to the majority of our country, we're screwed.
Great Post!!!They use the same old talking points about rich create jobs. Trickle Down Economics is just the rich pissing on the rest of us. And then they wonder why our talking point is the Repub party is for the rich. Wait until they find out most of Romney's money is in off shore banks to avoid ANY taxes.
Gravediggers

United States

#6 Jan 18, 2012
And how is Bloomberg taxed, what about Rahm Emmanuel, or GE (company doesn't pay taxes) CEO Jeff Immelt?

What about Obama and his bonehead property deal with Tony Rezko, what about Nancy Pelosi's 62% INCREASE in her income, what about Warren Buffet still oweing the government tax money?

It's ALL wealthy people, it's democrat wealth and republican wealth.

Mitt Romney has a proven record of getting businesses going. Our country needs someone with those skills. It certainly hasn't President Obama. He doesn't have those skills.

GO MITT!

“Tea parties R 4 little girls.”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#7 Jan 18, 2012
Also, let's consider that the investments people like Romney make are largely overseas.
CHECK SIX

North Port, FL

#8 Jan 18, 2012
Not unlike the Kennedys,Rockefellers,Pelosis, Boxers,Feinstien,BLOOMBERG,BUS HS, and all the ONE PERCENT who are in Government ....no scrunity there...

In the great depression ,all were miserably poor,a Very Wealthy guy comes along....FDR...no body gave a Crap about his Wealth!America wanted LEADERSHIP!He Gave it..AMERICANS LOVED IT!

RICH MAN,POOR MAN,BEGGERMAN,THIEF...America has had them all...Other than CARTER,and HUSSIEN..they were real Americans!

This is the Continuing OBAMA LOONY CLASS WARFARE!...The Generation of ENVY!,BEGRUDGING,HATE, Stuff that worked with HITLER,MAO,STALIN!....Single Out ,Persecute,Destroy ,...OBAMAS Intent!

One sitting In Rev. Wrights HATE FACTORY for 20 yrs,or having an UNCLE FARRAKHAN,thinks like this...Now this ONE PERCENT RACIST is President..and he has POISONED A NATION!

The Quality we need are leadership! not Discourse!this COMMUNIST approach to Wealth and Success by LOONS who are AMERICAS worst generation are really GOD DAMMING AMERICA1

Loons want a CUBA,VENEZUELAN,GREECE,N. KOREA....Wealth Distribution....a ROBIN HOOD SOCIETY

The Squashing of the American dream is the LOONS GOAL...ONE NATION OF MEDIOCRITY!HANDOUTS,CRADLE to the GRAVE.Puerperal Care..no Pain No Gain!

LOONS and OBAMA are intent to make AMERICA like Europe..In its Life Style,Economy,Law,....Look at Europe Today..Is that OBAMAS FUTURE for AMERICA!...Has Not he Done Enough Transforming the USA into a KENYA???

LOONS,Who are not the Majority in America,today are MAGGOTS,TERMITES,AMERICA BASHERS,RACISTS,and really the WORST!

Ya Can Have It!AMERICA HAS HAD IT..And His BONEY SHINNY ASS will be KICKED OUT and LOONS will crawl back under their ROCKS!!!!

GOD DAM AMERICA??? OBAMA and LOONS HAVE!!

“Tea parties R 4 little girls.”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#9 Jan 18, 2012
CHECK SIX wrote:
Not unlike the Kennedys,Rockefellers,Pelosis, Boxers,Feinstien,BLOOMBERG,BUS HS, and all the ONE PERCENT who are in Government ....no scrunity there...
In the great depression ,all were miserably poor,a Very Wealthy guy comes along....FDR...no body gave a Crap about his Wealth!America wanted LEADERSHIP!He Gave it..AMERICANS LOVED IT!
RICH MAN,POOR MAN,BEGGERMAN,THIEF...America has had them all...Other than CARTER,and HUSSIEN..they were real Americans!
This is the Continuing OBAMA LOONY CLASS WARFARE!...The Generation of ENVY!,BEGRUDGING,HATE, Stuff that worked with HITLER,MAO,STALIN!....Single Out ,Persecute,Destroy ,...OBAMAS Intent!
One sitting In Rev. Wrights HATE FACTORY for 20 yrs,or having an UNCLE FARRAKHAN,thinks like this...Now this ONE PERCENT RACIST is President..and he has POISONED A NATION!
The Quality we need are leadership! not Discourse!this COMMUNIST approach to Wealth and Success by LOONS who are AMERICAS worst generation are really GOD DAMMING AMERICA1
Loons want a CUBA,VENEZUELAN,GREECE,N. KOREA....Wealth Distribution....a ROBIN HOOD SOCIETY
The Squashing of the American dream is the LOONS GOAL...ONE NATION OF MEDIOCRITY!HANDOUTS,CRADLE to the GRAVE.Puerperal Care..no Pain No Gain!
LOONS and OBAMA are intent to make AMERICA like Europe..In its Life Style,Economy,Law,....Look at Europe Today..Is that OBAMAS FUTURE for AMERICA!...Has Not he Done Enough Transforming the USA into a KENYA???
LOONS,Who are not the Majority in America,today are MAGGOTS,TERMITES,AMERICA BASHERS,RACISTS,and really the WORST!
Ya Can Have It!AMERICA HAS HAD IT..And His BONEY SHINNY ASS will be KICKED OUT and LOONS will crawl back under their ROCKS!!!!
GOD DAM AMERICA??? OBAMA and LOONS HAVE!!
Vin...we're not against incredibly wealthy people. You don't see us complaining about how much Hollywood actors make, do you? This is about how people like Romney make their money, and how they use it to shape our country and our economy.

“Tea parties R 4 little girls.”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#10 Jan 18, 2012
CHECK SIX wrote:
Not unlike the Kennedys,Rockefellers,Pelosis, Boxers,Feinstien,BLOOMBERG,BUS HS, and all the ONE PERCENT who are in Government ....no scrunity there...
In the great depression ,all were miserably poor,a Very Wealthy guy comes along....FDR...no body gave a Crap about his Wealth!America wanted LEADERSHIP!He Gave it..AMERICANS LOVED IT!
RICH MAN,POOR MAN,BEGGERMAN,THIEF...America has had them all...Other than CARTER,and HUSSIEN..they were real Americans!
This is the Continuing OBAMA LOONY CLASS WARFARE!...The Generation of ENVY!,BEGRUDGING,HATE, Stuff that worked with HITLER,MAO,STALIN!....Single Out ,Persecute,Destroy ,...OBAMAS Intent!
One sitting In Rev. Wrights HATE FACTORY for 20 yrs,or having an UNCLE FARRAKHAN,thinks like this...Now this ONE PERCENT RACIST is President..and he has POISONED A NATION!
The Quality we need are leadership! not Discourse!this COMMUNIST approach to Wealth and Success by LOONS who are AMERICAS worst generation are really GOD DAMMING AMERICA1
Loons want a CUBA,VENEZUELAN,GREECE,N. KOREA....Wealth Distribution....a ROBIN HOOD SOCIETY
The Squashing of the American dream is the LOONS GOAL...ONE NATION OF MEDIOCRITY!HANDOUTS,CRADLE to the GRAVE.Puerperal Care..no Pain No Gain!
LOONS and OBAMA are intent to make AMERICA like Europe..In its Life Style,Economy,Law,....Look at Europe Today..Is that OBAMAS FUTURE for AMERICA!...Has Not he Done Enough Transforming the USA into a KENYA???
LOONS,Who are not the Majority in America,today are MAGGOTS,TERMITES,AMERICA BASHERS,RACISTS,and really the WORST!
Ya Can Have It!AMERICA HAS HAD IT..And His BONEY SHINNY ASS will be KICKED OUT and LOONS will crawl back under their ROCKS!!!!
GOD DAM AMERICA??? OBAMA and LOONS HAVE!!
Oh, and Vin, since you're so against "handouts". read this and get back to us, ok? http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-01-1...
Jen

Germany

#11 Jan 18, 2012
This Romney is very bad candidate, it is something worse than even Bush. It is candidate of all speculators and pro-war oriented criminals. If this guy would win, it will be very bad thing.
He will reduce social care, he will make high taxes for all people from middle and poor class and this middle class in usa is always and always poorer and he will send troops even to China to invade, not mention giving money for all possible speculators in wall street and other speculators.
The other candidate is Ron Paul, really good, wise, nice republican with conservative values and normal intentions and who will care about USA and needs of nation.
Jen

Germany

#12 Jan 18, 2012
Gravediggers wrote:
And how is Bloomberg taxed, what about Rahm Emmanuel, or GE (company doesn't pay taxes) CEO Jeff Immelt?
What about Obama and his bonehead property deal with Tony Rezko, what about Nancy Pelosi's 62% INCREASE in her income, what about Warren Buffet still oweing the government tax money?
It's ALL wealthy people, it's democrat wealth and republican wealth.
Mitt Romney has a proven record of getting businesses going. Our country needs someone with those skills. It certainly hasn't President Obama. He doesn't have those skills.
GO MITT!
it is following problem. Both obama and romney are globalists, they do not care about interests of people from USA, they care about interests of global speculators, robbers, military lobby and they are no good. romney is apparently much worse as obama and voting for this man is cardinal mistake.
You, people in USA have choice, you can vote for normal, good, wise and peaceful candidate and great politician Ron Paul. It will bring profits for your nation, if this man will be president. He will change thisa politic of disaster, he supports middle class, he will withdraw these troops from Afghanistan and probably from many another regions, he will make reasonable cuts and he will support middle class = majority of your society. If you have a little bit common reason then do not vote for a moron like romney, which will apparently make poor class from your middle class and who will make global genocide and deep pockets of global speculators more full than the<y are till now.

“Tea parties R 4 little girls.”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#13 Jan 18, 2012
Jen wrote:
This Romney is very bad candidate, it is something worse than even Bush. It is candidate of all speculators and pro-war oriented criminals. If this guy would win, it will be very bad thing.
He will reduce social care, he will make high taxes for all people from middle and poor class and this middle class in usa is always and always poorer and he will send troops even to China to invade, not mention giving money for all possible speculators in wall street and other speculators.
The other candidate is Ron Paul, really good, wise, nice republican with conservative values and normal intentions and who will care about USA and needs of nation.
If you're concerned about social care, Ron Paul is not your guy. He doesn't just want to reduce it, he wants to eliminate it.

Since: May 11

Location hidden

#14 Jan 18, 2012
Gravediggers wrote:
And how is Bloomberg taxed, what about Rahm Emmanuel, or GE (company doesn't pay taxes) CEO Jeff Immelt?
What about Obama and his bonehead property deal with Tony Rezko, what about Nancy Pelosi's 62% INCREASE in her income, what about Warren Buffet still oweing the government tax money?
It's ALL wealthy people, it's democrat wealth and republican wealth.
Mitt Romney has a proven record of getting businesses going. Our country needs someone with those skills. It certainly hasn't President Obama. He doesn't have those skills.
GO MITT!
What difference does it make? They're all alike. The more we keep tit-for-tatting over who's the worse tax cheat the more they all get away with it.
scout

San Francisco, CA

#15 Jan 18, 2012
Romney is another anti-Christ neo-Marxist.

Our ONLY option

IS

RON PAUL! The Real American!
scout

San Francisco, CA

#16 Jan 18, 2012
Doesn't take more than average intelligence to evaluate Ron thinking. He very clear and lucid and transparent.

Look at the other LOSERS!

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#17 Jan 18, 2012
Wealthy Mitt Romney admits he's taxed at an average middle-class rate, not like a multimillionaire
.
except Mitt pays about 15%, and the middle-class pays about 35%
and the middle-class gets NOTHING for it!
CHECK SIX

North Port, FL

#18 Jan 18, 2012
Jim Trebowski wrote:
<quoted text> Oh, and Vin, since you're so against "handouts". read this and get back to us, ok? http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-01-1...
Yes jim..Lets pack up and move to CALIFORNIA...LOONS HEAVEN...We,?Correction ,YOU would love it...Pelosi,Boxer,Feinstien,Br own...LOONS VALLHALLA! Or Try REIDS NEVEDA!...If we think Fla. Has Sunk....Look around you...

Only guy with a BRAIN is in NJ The Gov. Christe,seeking to lower taxes!...LOONS are having CONNIPTIONS ..LOWER TAXES??? HEAVEN FORE FEND!!

I guess you do not mind todays GAS Prices..But Fear Not NUMBNUTS just SHOT DOWN the PIPE LINE,Thus Killing 100,00 jobs,more secure gas supply,..now The CHINKS will LAP IT UP...while OBAMA BLEEDS the USA of its Life blood...OIL...Got yer Bicycle ready

At the same time he wants to raise AIR FARES.$100 bucks!..Jim You will love it!..not Only Fares are skyrocketing because of FUEL,BUT now a PUNISHING TAX .....again its based on our Energy,and Lack of it...

Many in Fla. now cannot afford to Visit Grand ma..Flying or Driving!!!

JUST IN!!...HUSSIN wants to HAVE A BEER with the IRANIANS!...This PUTZ is HUMILIATING AMERICA!...KISSING ASS AGAIN....LOONY INSANITY!!!The RAG HEADED BEARDED SMITH BROS. Are LAUGHING their Women s BURKAS OFF!Geting ready to celebrate!!

Well enough of TOPIX!..there is a LIFE out there....Whats left of AMERICAS DREAM!At this rate of decay..The Middle young are SCREWED!

Nice and COOl!!....beats the INFERNO to came..have fun,stay well Jim!.......Vin!
barry

Rainsville, AL

#19 Jan 18, 2012
Jim Trebowski wrote:
<quoted text> Vin...we're not against incredibly wealthy people. You don't see us complaining about how much Hollywood actors make, do you? This is about how people like Romney make their money, and how they use it to shape our country and our economy.
and you don't think that hollywood uses their wealth to shape our country?

Since: May 11

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#20 Jan 18, 2012
barry wrote:
<quoted text>and you don't think that hollywood uses their wealth to shape our country?
Hollywood doesn't make the laws that affect the rest of us.

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