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Akin: Paul Ryan Called and Urged Me to Drop Out But This Isn't About Me

AllUPeopleNeedToKnow Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 8:42 AM
Mitt Romney Would Pay 0.82 Percent in Taxes Under Paul Ryan's Plan "In 2010 -- the only year we have seen a full return from him -- Romney would have paid an effective tax rate of around 0.82 percent under the Ryan plan, rather than the 13.9 percent he actually did. How would someone with more than $21 million in taxable income pay so little? Well, the vast majority of Romney's income came from capital gains, interest, and dividends. And Ryan wants to eliminate all taxes on capital gains, interest and dividends." http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/08/mitt-romney-would-pay-082-percent-in-taxes-under-paul-ryans-plan/261027/
Benjamin98 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 8:50 AM
There is no more Ryan plan.

If you don't like the tax code, write your congressman/woman.
Benjamin98 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 8:52 AM
Where are the jobs? Where's the budget? Where's the positive trend in the economy? Where's Biden?

Except it is about you, Rep. Akin. Akin told NBC this morning that Paul Ryan called him yesterday and urged him to drop out of the Missouri Senate race. Akin is continuing his argument that his decision to stay in the race (the deadline to drop out was yesterday at 5 pm cst) that this isn't about him but about standing on principle. The problem is, the focus isn't on principle, it's on Akin's refusal to drop out like nearly the entire conservative movement and Republicans have asked.
 

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