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Behind Closed Doors, Romney Pushes Eliminating Tax Deductions For the Rich

Leona13 Wrote: Apr 16, 2012 11:31 AM
I totally agree with him as far as the deduction for a "second home". I thought it had already been eliminated. For myself, I'm 76 and looking back to when I first entered the work force in 1953 I NEVER had a year I did not pay some income taxes (even when I was considered poor). If you have the privilege of living in this free country you should pay some taxes even if it is minimal. The "unearned income tax" should be totally eliminated as there is so much fraud involved. The so called "rich" in this country provide most of the jobs and right now the "regulations" being spewed out by Cass Sunstein are destroying our economy. Wake up America!! Get rid of Obama and his administration or we will go the route of Greece.
One of the biggest criticisms that Mitt Romney has received over his tax reform plan is that he proposes huge new tax cuts without a means of making up for lower government revenue. With many Republicans expressing concern over the federal deficit and mounting government debt, that could be a weakness for Romney.

In a closed-door meeting with donors yesterday, Romney floated the idea of closing a few of the biggest deductions that benefit high-income households. NBC's First Read reports:

In a speech to donors in the backyard of a private home here, the former Massachusetts governor and...