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Obama wants deal for 5 Years of Tax Returns
Politicker ^ | 8/17/2012 | Hunter Walker

Posted on 08/17/2012 6:15:29 AM PDT by scooby321

In a letter sent to Mitt Romney’s campaign manager, Matt Rhoades, this morning his counterpart on the Obama campaign, Jim Messina promised to let up on their criticism of Mr. Romney for not releasing more of his tax returns if he releases five years worth of returns. Mr. Messina said this offer should address any “fears” on Mr. Romney’s part that “that the more he offers, the more our campaign will demand that he provide.”

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; obamasoffer; romneytaxes; taxes
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Return the Offer with Obama releasing all College Records
1 posted on 08/17/2012 6:15:38 AM PDT by scooby321
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To: scooby321

Sure... lets make a deal

Put ALL his returns into a pile, with his college records and birth certificate and etc. etc...

And put a guard on it... leave the pile there for the media to see

Tell them they can see it as soon as Obama creates a similar pile


2 posted on 08/17/2012 6:17:28 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: scooby321

The problem with that is LIBS LIE!


3 posted on 08/17/2012 6:18:08 AM PDT by satan69 (garden)
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To: scooby321

Yes! No tax returns without Obama’s college records.


4 posted on 08/17/2012 6:18:15 AM PDT by Missouri gal
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To: scooby321
After the Romney people stop laughing, they should send a complete and detailed list of everything Obama needs to release in return.....Oh, and a copy of the Obama campaign request and Romney response needs to be a full 2 page (center) of the Wall Street Journal.
5 posted on 08/17/2012 6:18:42 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: scooby321

Who do these people think they are? They have no leverage to even suggest such a thing. Fools.


6 posted on 08/17/2012 6:19:52 AM PDT by CityCenter
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To: scooby321

—Return the Offer with Obama releasing all College Records—

Those are pretty much the exact words I was thinking when I read the title.

It means the sentiment is universal.


7 posted on 08/17/2012 6:20:37 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: scooby321

This is rediculous, its basically blackmail not a deal... We hound you on something irrellevant and if you give it to us, we’ll stop hounding you? How is that a deal? that’s blackmail


8 posted on 08/17/2012 6:20:43 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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Return the Offer with Obama releasing all College Records

No, no, no. Just FIVE years of college records.

9 posted on 08/17/2012 6:21:24 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: scooby321

Translation: the attacks so far aren’t working so we need to try a new tactic to get this back to the top news story.
TheDems. are frantic.


10 posted on 08/17/2012 6:21:24 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: scooby321

Romney is a fool if he falls for this ploy. He would be digging his own grave and providing ammo to his own firing squad.


11 posted on 08/17/2012 6:21:46 AM PDT by bopdowah ("Unlike King Midas, whatever the Gubmint touches sure don't turn to Gold!')
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To: scooby321

Pathetic.

What a little man.


12 posted on 08/17/2012 6:22:36 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: scooby321

What blackmail gone bad looks like.

Targets show strong and the blustering blackmailers start negotiating their demands downwards.

Still blustering, though.


13 posted on 08/17/2012 6:23:42 AM PDT by MurrietaMadman
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To: bopdowah

It is a rule of all sports, including politics, to NEVER let the other team dictate the tempo of the game. Tell them to F$#% off. Obama has done nothing but seal all his records.


14 posted on 08/17/2012 6:23:51 AM PDT by nobamanomore
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To: scooby321
This is hilarious.

This OTrauma campaign utterly reeks of raw desperation at every turn.

15 posted on 08/17/2012 6:24:11 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: liberalh8ter

And on that list should be a PAPER birth certificate from the Hawaii department of records with the chain of custody supervised by Sheriff Arpaio.


16 posted on 08/17/2012 6:24:26 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: scooby321

I despise these people.


17 posted on 08/17/2012 6:24:26 AM PDT by kimchi lover ("I can see November from Wisconsin")
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To: scooby321

How about a trade for Fast and Furious documents. Obama, you direct Holder to turn over all the documents Congress has required and maybe we’ll talk.


18 posted on 08/17/2012 6:24:33 AM PDT by weston (As far as I'm concerned, it's Christ or nothing!)
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To: bopdowah

Dear Mr. Romney -

Please deliver a dump truck of dirt to the Obama campaign so we can dump it on you.

Regards -

David


19 posted on 08/17/2012 6:24:38 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: HamiltonJay
Boy! The dems are really getting desperate.
20 posted on 08/17/2012 6:24:42 AM PDT by BMC1 (OBAMA IS A THUG RUNNING A GANGSTER GOVERNMENT)
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To: scooby321

Somehow I have a visual of Lucy pulling away that football. Birth cert and college records for tax returns. Come on Mitt don’t fall for this crap.


21 posted on 08/17/2012 6:24:55 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (The Obamas = rude, crude and socially unacceptable)
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To: Missouri gal
"Yes! No tax returns without Obama’s college records."

I'm not sure that would be enough. Obama's transcripts might show he was a terrible student, undeserving of admission to Columbia and Harvard Law School. But would the transcripts show that was admitted as a foreign student, and claimed not to be a US citizen, or actually rescinded his US citizenship?

So I don't think Romney should release any more tax records. Romney has nothing to gain. This issue is meaningless to anyone who might vote for Romney. They already know he's wealthy. If the "politics of envy" motivated them, they'd be Democrats.

22 posted on 08/17/2012 6:26:06 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: HamiltonJay

Romney should simply provide a release to the IRS to show his filing history, not the documents, just the history of having filed tax returns. Period, end of story about his not filing. I would tell his excellency we are providing only this after you are release ALL the files you have under presidential seal to not release, like college application files, transcripts, all birth certificates, passport files, social security files you have used etc. Put it out there in writing and give it to the lamestreetmedia so they can do some research, hopefully.


23 posted on 08/17/2012 6:26:40 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Sooth2222

College records, I assumed, would include admission record and applications for financial aid.


24 posted on 08/17/2012 6:27:46 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: Sooth2222

Romney should tell them to pound sand.


25 posted on 08/17/2012 6:27:53 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: bopdowah

Exactly right. It doesn’t matter what is in his tax returns; the evil bastards will manufacture mud and slime out of thin air.


26 posted on 08/17/2012 6:28:49 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: scooby321

This is called chumming for crappie. He hopes to return the conversation to all the crappie no one cares about except the media.

It is like this, as Obama is getting his butt kicked. So he has to chum the water with with something smelly for the media so to divert their attention off of substance we have been seeing regarding $716 billion from medicare.

He knows that his base was about to take the hook. Obama must get his fish to follow the smell he is putting into this campaign.

I understand Romney has already told them to pound sand.


27 posted on 08/17/2012 6:29:20 AM PDT by vg0va3
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To: scooby321
The proper response is "once Obama releases his college transcripts and all other sealed records, we will consider his request...until then STFU."
28 posted on 08/17/2012 6:30:06 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: scooby321

Romney, tell them to go f*** themselves.


29 posted on 08/17/2012 6:31:00 AM PDT by ryan71
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To: BMC1

This tax return thing is meaningless. No one that counts, cares a hoot!!! Obama is toast. Mitt’s tax returns are not going to save Obama/Biden. General Motors is crusing to a second bankruptcy. USA car sales for General Motors are terrible!!! Obama, GM and the United Auto Workers are going down...but...only after swindling the USA taxparer for billions of dollar that they threw away at a failing business.


30 posted on 08/17/2012 6:31:17 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Sooth2222
I would just ignore them. Romney should just discuss the issues of jobs etc. with the American people and ignore the dem garbage.
31 posted on 08/17/2012 6:31:17 AM PDT by BMC1 (OBAMA IS A THUG RUNNING A GANGSTER GOVERNMENT)
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To: scooby321

The short list

State senate papers
Academic transcripts
Book proposal
Medical records
Small-dollar donors
Official Birth Records
The Khalidi tape
The real White House guest list
Countless FOIA requests
Health reform negotiations
Fast and Furious documents
The weight of the Wookie


32 posted on 08/17/2012 6:32:09 AM PDT by MrZippy2k
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To: scooby321

I’d guess that obamas cohorts have already got Romney’s tax records for ten years, and have found something in the past five years they think they can use against him...however privacy laws make it a felony to release them without Romney’s permission.

The dems have lowered their “price” by dropping the demand to five years, so they’re losing the negotiation. Romney should have enough horse-trading savvy to not fall for this. He’s given them two years, and that’s enough.

The fact that the IRS hasn’t gone after Romney proves that his returns are in order, and further proves that Obama only wants them to facilitate further class warfare.

Obama’s record proves he never wins without disqualifying his opponent, or cheating.

The Obama camp is disparate, otherwise this “offer” would have never been made.


34 posted on 08/17/2012 6:35:01 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: scooby321

They are trying to perpetuate the distraction.


35 posted on 08/17/2012 6:35:08 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: scooby321

Fk off, Barky.


36 posted on 08/17/2012 6:35:08 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I didn't post this. Someone else did.)
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To: scooby321
Obama wants deal...
People in hell want ice water.
DO NOT even give the regime the time of day.
37 posted on 08/17/2012 6:36:32 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: scooby321

Was the letter signed by Lucy?


38 posted on 08/17/2012 6:36:45 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (Turn off the Idiot box.)
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To: scooby321

Romney could have made this all go away early by showing checks he wrote to IRS, without details.


39 posted on 08/17/2012 6:37:03 AM PDT by Jumpmaster (Defund the Left!)
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To: scooby321
Did this guy not walk around his whole life with a 'Kick Me' sign affixed to his back?


40 posted on 08/17/2012 6:37:39 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: scooby321

“NUTS!”


41 posted on 08/17/2012 6:38:05 AM PDT by JacksonCalhoun (CT Yankee in NC Exile)
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To: scooby321

I’ll raise all real personal ID from Barry.


42 posted on 08/17/2012 6:38:47 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: scooby321

Take the deal if Barry releases all of the F/F documents


43 posted on 08/17/2012 6:39:59 AM PDT by italianquaker ( 17 percent of the tea partiers support barry obama, the fox poll said so lol)
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To: John 3_19-21

44 posted on 08/17/2012 6:41:02 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (Turn off the Idiot box.)
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To: FrankR

Yeah, if Romney didn’t pay taxes, or cheated on them in the least,

the IRS would have
A) Ignore it
B) Been all over his rear end


45 posted on 08/17/2012 6:41:02 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: MrZippy2k

I would also add the Air Force One flight log and a passenger log of everyone on board the plane during the NYC joy ride/fly over that occurred in the beginning of Obama’s term to the short list. Also provide a lie detector test to third party employees who worked the flight and blood test afterwords to determine if they used beta blockers or any other drug during the lie detector test.


46 posted on 08/17/2012 6:41:14 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: scooby321

translation: Obama already has all of Romney’s returns, and has identified something potentially useful on his 1040 from 2007.


47 posted on 08/17/2012 6:43:17 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rollo tomasi

Let them keep whining about an individual’s taxes- as more and more Americans realize the fraud that is Obamacare.


48 posted on 08/17/2012 6:43:37 AM PDT by Kanzan
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To: HamiltonJay

It’s worse than that:

If he gives them to the left, the left will use it to mercilessly pound our guy and change the subject.

Terrible deal. Stand pat and give them nothing.


49 posted on 08/17/2012 6:44:04 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: BillyBonebrake
Obama is such a liar. He doesn't give a dam for anyone but himself. He won't even help his brother and his nephew. George Obama asked Dinesh D’Souza for help for his sick so who is in the hospital because Obama won't.

Obama is all BS talk about helping people.

By the way has anyone out there seen the documentary 2016 yet?

50 posted on 08/17/2012 6:45:03 AM PDT by BMC1 (OBAMA IS A THUG RUNNING A GANGSTER GOVERNMENT)
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