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Old 05-20-2016, 12:50 PM
 
Location: NE Mississippi
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Nothing he says or does proves otherwise: draw the most logical conclusion. https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...b45_story.html

You might not want to "grab a beer" with her, but Hillary has been paying taxes for years and doesn't hide her returns. Oh, and Trump doesn't want to "grab a beer" with you!
I don't care.

Congress wrote the laws. Take it up with them.

The tax code makes no sense at all. Anyone who can legally avoid taxes doing the right thing. There is nothing patriotic about paying more in taxes than you have to.
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Old 05-20-2016, 12:51 PM
 
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I can't fault him for taking every honest loophole. But, I do hold him accountable for proposing a tax plan that gives crony capitalists like himself huge cuts while tossing crumbs to the middle class and bankrupting the country like he has his many business ventures.
I don't fault anyone for exploiting a tax code that is intended to confound any average American and requires paid CPAs to file a form. That said, I do fault someone who intends to oversee that Federal Agency, who refuses to be transparent and provide his tax returns as has every other Presidential CANDIDATE - not even NOMINEE - has in the last 4 DECADES. I fault them bigly!

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Old 05-20-2016, 12:53 PM
 
Location: Amongst the AZ Cactus
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If this is true, he has lots of company:

45% of Americans pay no federal income tax - MarketWatch

Are we going to start an outrage thread now on the topic because about half of all americans pay no federal taxes?

If people are outraged over this, petition to change the laws....don't whine at the people following them.
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Old 05-20-2016, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Kansas
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I don't care.

Congress wrote the laws. Take it up with them.

The tax code makes no sense at all. Anyone who can legally avoid taxes doing the right thing. There is nothing patriotic about paying more in taxes than you have to.
Exactly. If they have a problem with what Trump has done with his taxes due to the laws, they need to look at who is making those laws and address that. I cannot believe how much ignorance there is about our government and the way that it works. No wonder we are in such trouble!
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Old 05-20-2016, 12:56 PM
 
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Speaking of which - excuse the tangent - I was just reading an article about Hillary's attitude toward the military, which had this passage, which somehow seemed endearing:

In October 2001, a month after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Clinton traveled to Fort Drum at the invitation of Gen. Buster Hagenbeck, who had just been named the division’s commander and would be deployed to Afghanistan a month later. Like many of the officers I spoke with, he had preconceptions of Clinton from her years as first lady; the woman who showed up at his office around happy hour that afternoon did not fulfill them.

“She sat down,” he recalls, “took her shoes off, put her feet up on the coffee table and said, ‘General, do you know where a gal can get a cold beer around here?’ ”



How Hillary Clinton Became a Hawk
Throughout her career she has displayed instincts on foreign policy that are more aggressive than those of President Obama — and most Democrats

By Mark Landler
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/24/ma...me-a-hawk.html
That's funny. Several years ago, there was video of Hillary in a bar or at a festival of some sort dancing and downing shots in a crowd. She was having fun!
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Old 05-20-2016, 12:56 PM
 
Location: United States
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Originally Posted by pop251808 View Post
Nothing he says or does proves otherwise: draw the most logical conclusion. https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...b45_story.html

You might not want to "grab a beer" with her, but Hillary has been paying taxes for years and doesn't hide her returns. Oh, and Trump doesn't want to "grab a beer" with you!
Oh dear God, not this nonsense again.

I've lost track of how many threads have been posted about this.

Why would Trump pay income tax if he has no income?




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If this is true, he has lots of company:

45% of Americans pay no federal income tax - MarketWatch

Are we going to start an outrage thread now on the topic because about half of all americans pay no federal taxes?
Yes, why would Trump pay income tax if he has no income?

Do people even know what what income is from a tax standpoint?
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Old 05-20-2016, 12:59 PM
 
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The most logical conclusion -- as legal experts have stated -- is not to release tax returns during an audit.
His audit is BS. No one gets audited every year unless they've been caught cheating on their taxes. It doesn't matter how rich or how many companies they have.
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Old 05-20-2016, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Amongst the AZ Cactus
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Yes, why would Trump pay income tax if he has no income?

Do people even know what what income is from a tax standpoint?
oh, that's right....and some who don't like him say he's a terrible business man/makes no money so he wouldn't be paying any taxes in the first place!
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Old 05-20-2016, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Upstate NY!
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I also try to pay as little as legally possible.

Go Trump!
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Old 05-20-2016, 01:02 PM
 
Location: United States
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His audit is BS. No one gets audited every year unless they've been caught cheating on their taxes. It doesn't matter how rich or how many companies they have.
Well than, just exactly how many charges have been brought against Trump for tax evasion?

Oh, I know exactly 0
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