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Romney - Who Are The 47%?

Who are the 47%? Of the 47% of us that pay no income tax, Mitt Romney says: "My job is not to worry about those people. I'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives." So, which half of America was Romney talking about? 28.3% Pays payroll taxes 10.3% Elderly Pay Income 6.9% Tax Non-elderly with income under $20,000 a year Under 1% Other (includes those making over $200,000 a year) Sources: http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/taxtopics/federal-taxes-households.cfm http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/09/secret-video-romney-private-fundraiser http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/18/romneys-47-percent-us-election?newsfeed=true Romney photo credit: Austen Hufford HackCollege.com HC BY NO ND

Romney - Who Are The 47%?

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Of the 47% of us that pay no income tax, Mitt Romney has stated: “My job is not to worry about those people. I’ll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.”

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