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Obama calls on Romney to release tax returns: Univision
Yahoo/Reuters ^ | 14 Apr 2012

Posted on 04/15/2012 5:24:04 AM PDT by shove_it

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called on likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to release more of his tax returns, in an interview with Univision released on Saturday.

Obama's campaign has been pushing Romney, a multi-millionaire former private equity executive, to release several years of his prior tax returns to shed light on how he amassed his wealth.

In an interview conducted on Friday and released on Saturday, an anchor for the Spanish-language network noted Obama had released his tax returns for 12 years and asked him if Romney should do the same.

"Absolutely," the president replied, according to a transcript.

"I think that it's important for any candidate in public office to be as transparent as possible, to let people know who we are, what we stand for, and you know, I think that this is just carrying on a tradition that has existed throughout the modern presidency."

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Yet another pot and kettleism. It would be amusing if it weren't so pathetic.
1 posted on 04/15/2012 5:24:07 AM PDT by shove_it
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To: shove_it

Didn’t FOX just ask Obama to release his school transcripts? Shouldn’t Mitt add his voice to that?


2 posted on 04/15/2012 5:27:22 AM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: shove_it

Theinvisiblehand calls on Obama to go fry his scrawney black ass.


3 posted on 04/15/2012 5:28:49 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (I think in about 5 - no, 4 - years I'll have had enough.)
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To: shove_it
I think that it's important for any candidate in public office to be as transparent as possible, to let people know who we are...

Just another muteable moment from Obama.

4 posted on 04/15/2012 5:30:20 AM PDT by MulberryDraw (He who is the Glory of Israel does not lie or change his mind;)
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To: MulberryDraw

You got it, Mulberry.


5 posted on 04/15/2012 5:32:22 AM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: BelegStrongbow

Amen!

“Obama, release your school transcripts. The nation deserves to understand how you amassed your vast reserves of ideological idiocy.”


6 posted on 04/15/2012 5:35:07 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Nervous Tick

Of course we do actually know. Bill Ayers told us and Obama signed the title page (”Yo! I’m Barry Soetoro Dunham Obama and I approved this message yo.”)


7 posted on 04/15/2012 5:37:38 AM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: shove_it
It's time for the Romney team to go on the offensive on this and demand such things as school transcripts, passport records, certified paper copies of birth and baptismal certificates, and all other missing Obama data. This opens the door to bring this missing information into the legacy media.
8 posted on 04/15/2012 5:38:27 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: shove_it

And in the interest of “FAIRNESS” - I’m sure Mr. Obama will be happy to release the following -


1) Marriage license between Obama’s father (Barak Sr.) and mother (Stanley Ann Dunham) — not found, not released

2) Obama’s baptism records — sealed

3) Obama’s adoption records — sealed

4) Records of Obama’s and his mother’s repatriation as US citizens on return from Indonesia — not found, not released

5) Name change (Barry Sotero to Barack Hussein Obama) records — not found, not released

6) Noelani Elementary School (Hawaii) — not released

7) Punahou School financial aid or school records — not released

8) Occidental College financial aid records — not released. (These records were, however, subpoenaed but Obama lawyers succeeded in quashing the subpoena in court. No other Occi records have been released.)

9) Columbia College records — not released

10) Columbia senior thesis — not released

11) Harvard Law School records (not mentioned below, but not released)

12) Obama’s law client list — sealed

13) Obama’s files from career as an Illinois State Senator — sealed

14) Obama’s record with Illinois State Bar Association — sealed

15) Obama’s medical records — not released

16) Obama’s passport records — not released


9 posted on 04/15/2012 5:42:07 AM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: shove_it

This is a golden opportunity to say “Sure, I’ll release my tax returns - just as soon as you release your passport records, college transcripts, and all the other stuff that you’ve spent millions hiding.”


10 posted on 04/15/2012 5:48:05 AM PDT by Scutter
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To: shove_it

make a deal Mitt - Obama remove all seals to his records at schools, universities, State dept., court houses, etc and Romney will release five more years of tax recors.


11 posted on 04/15/2012 5:55:31 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: MulberryDraw
"I think that it's important for any candidate in public office to be as transparent as possible, to let people know who we are..."## [Just another mutable moment from Obama.]

Indeed; Obama is totally full of them.

Certainly a schizophrenic MO going on w/Obama. Whether related to that scar on his skull; or just 'ideologically induced'; it really does not matter. His bobble-head disciples (aka 'useful idiots' ) neither notice; nor care to.

12 posted on 04/15/2012 5:57:17 AM PDT by cricket (. It is more than the economy. . .and Newt knows it.)
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To: shove_it
How about Romney releases more tax returns after Obama releases his college records.
13 posted on 04/15/2012 6:07:20 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: shove_it
How about Romney releases more tax returns after Obama releases his college records.
14 posted on 04/15/2012 6:07:27 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: shove_it
How about Romney releases more tax returns after Obama releases his college records.
15 posted on 04/15/2012 6:07:35 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: BelegStrongbow

“just ask Obama to release his school transcripts”

School transcripts are not enough. I want to know which mullah paid for his Harvard education. There’s a potential conflict of interest there with all the wars going on.


16 posted on 04/15/2012 6:08:17 AM PDT by bibo_ergo_sum
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To: shove_it

Sure. When Obama releases his college, selective service, law school. passport, et records.


17 posted on 04/15/2012 6:17:39 AM PDT by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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18 posted on 04/15/2012 6:24:10 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: norwaypinesavage; All
The 'Offensive' long overdue. We can only hope the Romney team - including RNC - changes it's collective mind; per it's prohibition of going 'personally negative'.

Never a better prescription for failure. We have way too much evidence, that shows, when Repubs foolishly, turn 'truth to a weakness'- as they appear compelled to do - failure follows.

We are left to only hope they have figured there really IS an ENEMY in our midst - and the truth of that; must be dealt with - up front and head on.

19 posted on 04/15/2012 6:28:52 AM PDT by cricket (. It is more than the economy. . .and Newt knows it.)
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To: cricket

Sure, nobama. Release all Americans from your marxist-tyrannical-bondage first by resigning immediately.


20 posted on 04/15/2012 6:33:26 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: shove_it
"I think that it's important for any candidate in public office to be as transparent as possible, to let people know who we are, what we stand for, and you know, I think that this is just carrying on a tradition that has existed throughout the modern presidency."

Unbelievable statement coming from this president. This is a slam dunk opportunity for Romney ... which of course he will timidly ignore. Same for the conservative talking heads out there in radio land. Yeah, you know who I mean ...

21 posted on 04/15/2012 6:49:52 AM PDT by BluH2o
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To: tbpiper

You can say that again!


22 posted on 04/15/2012 7:01:05 AM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: BluH2o
 Same for the conservative talking heads out there in radio land. Yeah, you know who I mean .
 
 
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23 posted on 04/15/2012 7:01:09 AM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: shove_it

Didn’t Obama already release the previous 12 years of his tax returns when he was running in 2008? If not, and if it’s such a crucial disclosure, why didn’t he?


24 posted on 04/15/2012 7:02:51 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: cricket

Let’s hope Mittens goes after 0bama with the same zeal that he used to take out Newt.


25 posted on 04/15/2012 7:50:11 AM PDT by Finatic (I ran out of change and have given up on hope. FUBO, I am so sick of your sorry a$$ you effin punk)
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To: Finatic
Let’s hope Mittens goes after 0bama with the same zeal that he used to take out Newt

Mitt should hire Newt to 'frame' his speeches. (Or study 'the best' Newt makes.) Mitt needs greater vision; and the vocabulary to articulate it. And he definitely could use some 'Mitt courage' in taking on Obama.

Yes, if Mitt can only find the same 'zeal'; and the rest needed to take on Obama.

26 posted on 04/15/2012 8:15:05 AM PDT by cricket (. It is more e bestthan the economy. . .and Newt knows it.)
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To: hal ogen
Release all Americans from your marxist-tyrannical-bondage first by resigning immediately.

Why NOT a 'Set Your People Free' campaign? Or just stats on 'Black on Black' crime noted; not by general crime stats; but those life-long crimes brought to bear against poplations; by current and historical Black Leadership so as to challenge the conviction that Obama can only be 'redemptive'.

Or better; just tell the truth of Obama.

27 posted on 04/15/2012 8:25:34 AM PDT by cricket (. It is more e bestthan the economy. . .and Newt knows it.)
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To: shove_it

Jerk Romney should just release them. He is such a creep that I can just imagine what is in them. I can’t stand Romney. Hopefully Newt can win the nomination so I can vote for President this year.


28 posted on 04/15/2012 9:28:22 AM PDT by napscoordinator (VOTE FOR NEWT!!!!)
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