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More Lib fail: Romney’s charitable contributions don’t count. Because, Mormon church
Twitchy ^ | September 21, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 09/21/2012 3:48:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Stormye Weather@Nuclear_Wynter

I wonder how much of Mitt Romney 's charity was to LDS?

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Why would she wonder that, one might ask? Well, you see, lefties are evidently completely out of their minds. As Twitchy reported, the first bout of liberal outrage after Romney’s tax information was released was that he paid too much in taxes. No, really. Now, they must be humiliated by his incredibly generous charitable contributions. You see, Romney leads by example. This does not suit.

Plus, as we know, it is the Left that is full of anti-Mormon bigotry. So, the next unhinged outrage?

CatsPolitics@CatsPolitics

I give it till Monday for the press to say Romney's charitable giving was all to the Mormon Church. Then: they go after Mormonism.

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benshapiro@benshapiro

Left criticizing Romney charity to Mormon church. Obama gave almost $54K to Jeremiah Wright's church 2005-2007. Jeremiah. F-ing. Wright.

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Romney’s staggering charitable contributions do not count. Because, Mormon church. Or something.

femalepersuasion.net@femalep

Again, reminder: #Romney's "charity" bankrolled hate legislation Prop 8 in CA. motherjones.com/politics/2012/…

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Sneer quotes! It’s not really charity, if it’s icky old Mormons!

Jack Shafer✔ @jackshafer

Well? buswk.co/QqnN8o@TPCarney @DanFosterNRO You'll be reading a lot abt how Romney's donations to his church werent *real* charity

21 Sep 12 Reply Retweet Favorite

And here it comes …

Jason Byrne@geekwithsoul

I really wish news organizations would quit lumping Romney's LDS tithe in with his "charity" contributions. Not quite the same thing IMO.

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Ben Adler@badler

any story that talks about Romney's charitable contributions as if the Mormon Church were a real charity is misleading its readers

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Matt Duss@mattduss 21 Sep 12

@badler So if you give to your church which runs a soup kitchen, that's not charity?

Ben Adler@badler

@mattduss right. stories about how Romney gives generously to "charity" when it's mostly to Mormon church are BS

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Ayesha A. Siddiqi@pushinghoops 21 Sep 12

.@max_read because if theres one thing the right supports unconditionally, it's charity

tyler@vazqueztyler

@pushinghoops @max_read most of romney's charity goes to the Mormon church too. "I only care about poor people with the same god as me."

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Daniel Vergara@dan_verg_

No he doesn't, he is forced to give money to his church. RT @mboyle1: Romney donates more to charity than Obama? Guess he blah blah blah

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Adam@vyresince

Reminder that Mormons are bound by religious doctrine to give 10% of income to church. Romney calls this 'charity.' mormoncurtain.com/topic_tithing_…

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Kelsey Long@klongthoughts

@slatest do we know how much of Romney’s donations went to the Mormon church? Or how those are outlined in his tax returns?

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Cathy Phillips@cphillips505

Romney gave away a lot to the Mormon church/ they gave it back to his superpac

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Steve Beste@stevebeste 21 Sep 12

Could Politico have picked a smugger picture? Mitt Romney gives more to charity than Pres Obama, Joe Biden - POLITICO ow.ly/dTOwc

Al Clements@afc33125

@stevebeste I want to know...is #Romney's "charity" the Mormon Church???

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Adam@vyresince

Reminder that Mormons are bound by religious doctrine to give 10% of income to church. Romney calls this 'charity.' mormoncurtain.com/topic_tithing_…

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Erin Sutherland@erincarly

Required giving to church shouldn't count. MT @politico Mitt Romney gives more to charity than Pres. Obama, Joe Biden politi.co/QqnPx6

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The CURmudgeon@swampwulf

I presume that the $4m that Romney gave to 'charity' was simply money he funneled into the Mormon Church?

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Choppah™@iamchoppah

Romney giving charity to the Mormon church is like Diddy buying all the Ciroc at the club. that money is going right back in his pocket.

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HappaWolves@HappaWolves

romney is only incredibly generous if the majority of his charitable donations doesn't go to his church (which are mandatory)

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Hannah MacGregor@veronicafeverx

Mittens nice charitable donations number? Most of it is clearly going to the Mormon Church #FridayNewsDump #romney

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BLOB™ OBAMA 2012@Blob_Fish

The Mormon church is not a "charitable donation" it's Mitts club that holds his money until he tells them how to di... huff.to/NHgEAp

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Clark Matthews@clarkmatthews

I guess Romney didn't want the LDS church to think he under-tithed?

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Conservative Is Cool@wbconservative 21 Sep 12

Tax records: Romney donated 29 percent of income to charity in 2011 dlvr.it/2BrLgV

Terrell Lewis@SgBz

@wbconservative Romney didn't donate to charity, he donated to the wealthy Mormon Church. #p2 #tcot

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David Roberts@drgrist

RT @badler: Romney donating to Mormon church is like donating to an ideological 501c3 think tank. Fine, but it doesn't prove generosity.

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John Piddock@JohnPiddock

MITT ROMNEY GIVING MONEY TO HIS CHURCH IS *NOT* CHARITY. How many times do I have to say this? #Obama2012

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John Piddock@JohnPiddock

Romney giving 10% of his ill-gotten income to the church is called a "Tithe". It's REQUIRED. Not charity in any way, shape or form.

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Michael J Rosenberg@MJayRosenberg

Romney deducts his 10% tithe to his church. BFD. Can I deduct $ I give to my family. #not charity

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Michael J Rosenberg@MJayRosenberg

Romney's charitable deductions are bullshit: he supports the Mormon Church Organization. #not charity

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The unhinged, it scorches!

Wendy@wendysboys

so 30% of your income went to whom? RT @MJayRosenberg Romney's charitable deductions are bullshit: he supports the Mormon Church.not charity

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Zing! Bingo.

This is all they have and it’s easy for them to hop right on that train, being anti-Mormon bigots and all. And, clearly, not knowing the meaning of charity and giving. All they do is take.


TOPICS: Current Events; Other Christian; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: democrats; lds; mormons; romney

1 posted on 09/21/2012 3:48:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

its charity...a donation..no matter what is said..


2 posted on 09/21/2012 3:56:01 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The media has marked the deck of cards or are not playing with a full deck. How can Romney win with this bunch?
They are all playing for Obama to win and will do or say anything to get him back in. They are burning to ruin the country forever. Some of us see it and know it it happening. Lots of people are too asleep to know what is going on.


3 posted on 09/21/2012 3:58:34 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: dalebert

These are people who think Planned Parenthood is a charity.


4 posted on 09/21/2012 3:59:03 PM PDT by Jaguarmike
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But, but, but Obama said that all religions deserve respect, didn't he? Oh, I forgot, Christians and Jews are still fair game. Churches are charities regardless of whether you like the church or not.
5 posted on 09/21/2012 4:03:20 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I got into a fight with my communist democrat sister about Mitts wealth. After all the damnation of his money, I asked her, what about our cousin Dianne. They have at least as much money as Mitt and they tithe and do good works and are Republicans are they evil? Awaiting an answer.


6 posted on 09/21/2012 4:10:57 PM PDT by Little Bill
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
My last ex-wife had been raised a Mormon. We got more 'support' from the Mormons than anyone else. I wound up getting a bunch of storable food for a very attractive price.

Their 'warehouses' are charities, in the truest sense of the word. I paid, because I could, but I paid cost. Those that couldn't didn't.

/johnny

7 posted on 09/21/2012 4:13:33 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Liberals are obsessed with wealth because they want to sit on their asses in their basement waiting for a Govt check. They dont want to work..these same liberals who whine about wanting free goodies are the same ones that you saw today waiting in line for hours to get an iPhone 5..Romney donated millions of dollars to charity and these libs still find fault with it, of course they do, ANYTHING Romney does they will find fault with. Obama will always have the media in the tank for him because the media wants America to become Socialist too, they share his beliefs


8 posted on 09/21/2012 4:16:07 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: dalebert

Money REQUIRED by the cult to be given to them to finance war against Christianity is not mere “charity” to many conservatives.


9 posted on 09/21/2012 4:22:28 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I am stunned by the total ignorance displayed in those tweets. The “church” does not require anyone to tithe. God is the one who demands the tithe. Malachi 3:8-10

All committed Christians tithe. The tithes are used to further God’s Kingdom. Tithes have always been considered charity, even by the IRS.


10 posted on 09/21/2012 5:04:50 PM PDT by WVNan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Anyone else see the irony in those that do not want to count religuous charity as charity but support the proclamations by Obama and Biden that paying taxes is both patriotic and a moral obligation (i.e. collection salvation)?

So let me understand this... if one CHOOSES to belong to a church that demands a portion of your earnings under penalty of ??? it does not equate to charity (even if that money is used for worthy causes)? But, one can only achieve personal salvation through collectivism which requires under penalty of imprisonment a portion of your earnings to be used as bureaucrats see fit? And if one fails to do so, not only will they be damned, but they are unpatriotic as well?

Romney chooses to be of the Mormon faith and they can’t stand that. They want us ALL to be of the government faith... only the government can save us. (I think I just puked in my mouth typing that)


11 posted on 09/21/2012 5:25:36 PM PDT by leakinInTheBlueSea
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To: FreedBird
Doesn't matter what cards the media is playing with - nobody believes or trusts them anymore.

Gallup said that distrust of the media hit an all-time high this year, "with 60% saying they have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly."

12 posted on 09/21/2012 5:55:06 PM PDT by randita
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To: leakinInTheBlueSea
Long have the Nazgul been driven by their lust for nonprofit tax exempt bank accounts. Any group of people,whether by faith or practice, that fail to bow before them and submit to their dark powers are objects of their wrath.
13 posted on 09/21/2012 6:01:02 PM PDT by Mobilemitter (We must learn to fin >-)> for ourselves.........)
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To: ansel12

OH please..we have enough prolems


14 posted on 09/21/2012 6:06:38 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: dalebert

Vote as you wish, but we can’t knock conservatives off the path of clear eyed reality and truth, and it shouldn’t be required to do that, for you to vote as you believe.


15 posted on 09/21/2012 6:29:35 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Do LDSers usually vote? I would imagine that when they do it may be more Conservative, but then again isn’t Harry Reid a Mormon? If Mormons almost all come out for Romney will this make much of a difference?


16 posted on 09/21/2012 7:11:03 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

A lot of people don’t realize that Mitt Romney’s father didn’t really help him get started in business and that when he passed away Mitt was already successful and gave the inheritence to his church.


17 posted on 09/21/2012 7:19:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: ansel12

FRiend, please give it a rest. We get it. You hate the Mormons and feel they’re the spawn of Satan, etc, etc.
If there’s anybody here who doesn’t know you feel that way, they’re not paying attention...


18 posted on 09/21/2012 7:24:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Bellflower
As I understand it, they vote more on average than other groups. Utah is VERY red. Harry Reid is a convert, Mitt Romney is descended from some of the main founders of the LDS and is very high up in their lay priesthood.
19 posted on 09/21/2012 7:28:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, no friend, you can defend and or promote Mormonism as you wish, but it isn’t required that we all accept Mormonism at freerepublic, just because one is the GOP candidate.


20 posted on 09/21/2012 8:35:34 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Harry Reid is a super devout, super devoted Mormon,just like Bishop Romney is, they are both Temple Mormons, which means that they both comply with the required funneling of personal funds back into the cult.


21 posted on 09/21/2012 8:38:49 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: ansel12

what does that have to do with Romenys donations?


22 posted on 09/21/2012 8:39:27 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Reading the mind of another Freeper is a form of "making it personal."

Discuss the issues all you want, but do not make it personal.

23 posted on 09/21/2012 8:51:38 PM PDT by Religion Moderator
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To: dalebert

See post 9, and know that Christians will continue speaking out on Mormonism.


24 posted on 09/21/2012 8:57:28 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: Religion Moderator

Got it.


25 posted on 09/21/2012 10:19:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: dalebert

They think abortion clinics/free condom dispensers, and the bank Maxine Waters’ husband works at are charity.


26 posted on 09/22/2012 3:38:07 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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