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Answering Greg Gutfeld´s Question
American Thinker, by Jeanne C Minton

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Posted By:DW626, 6/14/2013 6:35:13 AM

Greg Gutfeld opened the June 6th broadcast of The Five by talking about the IRS scandal and asking "What can we do as Americans right now? This seems like a golden opportunity to go after a bloated bureaucracy, clean it out and create something." The answer is to spark a national protest demanding limited government by doing 3 things: First, unhide our taxes. Even the 47% who don´t pay federal income tax pay taxes. During the 2012 Presidential campaign, Mitt Romney said "There are 47% of the people who will vote for the president, no matter what..."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Udanja99, 6/14/2013 7:12:33 AM     (No. 9375392)

Answer - national consumption tax.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby, 6/14/2013 7:45:58 AM     (No. 9375450)

Even those who are getting unemployment benefits must be paying taxes. So, who are these 47% and how are they not paying taxes?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fed-up, 6/14/2013 7:47:42 AM     (No. 9375454)

There is alot of truth in this article. Hope someone in the GOP that has some sense will read it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tonyl, 6/14/2013 8:06:30 AM     (No. 9375484)

What Romney mean´t about the 47% was that he didn´t care about trying to appeal to them for their vote because he won´t get it anyway. He allowed the dems to spin it as he didn´t care at all about that 47%. So frustrating.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 6/14/2013 9:16:31 AM     (No. 9375628)

Agenda driven media, Muslim hugging president, flaccid Congress, power hungry IRS, abounding corruption, scandal overwhelm and of course Visigoths at our doorstep, where can the citizen patriot turn?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: marthaville, 6/14/2013 10:18:04 AM     (No. 9375768)

Romney referred to those 47% that pay no federal income tax. He also said they will not vote for him no matter what. Why go after those who will not vote for you?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 6/14/2013 1:28:02 PM     (No. 9376171)

Tax Revolt.

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