Published: Thursday, Oct. 4 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT
Romney is NOT an astute and successful businessman.” He has never been
involved in actively running a business. He is a vulture capitalist – his
company purchased businesses, loaded them up with debt, raked in exorbitant
management fees, destroyed workers’ jobs and benefits and then, when the
vulture capitalist firm had milked the business for all it could get, took the
business into bankruptcy. Granted there were a few businesses that produced
enough long-term profit that they weren’t treated this way, but they were
few and far between.Romney made an obscene amount of money. We
don’t know the rate at which it was taxed because Romney has been hiding
his tax returns from those days. We don’t know how much of it was
tax-free because it was run through Romney’s off-shore tax free accounts.
Taking his work for it for a moment, he never paid more than 14%-20% on anything
he made.The so-called blind trust is managed by Romney’s
personal attorney. That gives Romney de facto personal control over it. That
is NOT a true blind trust.
Romney did not pay 15% in taxes last year. He paid 13%. Had he taken all
deductions, he would have paid 9%. He can still amend his 2011 return, take all
the deductions, and have the US write him a humongous check for the taxes he
"allow the entrepreneurial spirit to thrive in our free enterprise
system." Let's hear an AMEN to that. Another supporter for my idea of a
casino in salt lake. Let's keep our gambling revenue at home, create local
jobs, have some fun and keep government OUT of my life. If I believed it could
be true for even a second I'd vote mitt.
Re: Furry1993 Ogden, UT"Romney is NOT an astute and successful
businessman.” He has never been involved in actively running a
business."Which explains why he was asked to step up to the
plate and bail out the 2002 Winter Olympics, leaving $100 million in the bank
when the games were over. You can't argue with the facts.
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