Comments on: The First Draft: tax torture http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/01/14/the-first-draft-tax-torture/ Tracking U.S. politics Wed, 16 Nov 2016 03:39:51 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: TC http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/01/14/the-first-draft-tax-torture/comment-page-1/#comment-387308 Fri, 16 Jan 2009 00:56:07 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=14937#comment-387308 Yeah, always criticize my(and everyone else’s) opinion on an article rather than comment on the article.

Mistake nothing. He didn’t pay taxes for four years. You can believe what you want, but it wasn’t a mistake.

When he paid his taxes, he only paid for two years, so he had two years tax free.

At least comment on the story, rather than tear someone else down. Be bold, think for yourself and go first sometime.

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By: Eric H http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/01/14/the-first-draft-tax-torture/comment-page-1/#comment-387288 Thu, 15 Jan 2009 11:58:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=14937#comment-387288 TC, if Geithner was a Rep and made this mistake on his taxes, and I do believe it was a mistake, he would not have faced any more opposition than he is as a Dem. I’d have to go back and look at why Bush’s choices were rejected but I guessing it was more serious than forgetting to file as self employed. Stop playing the victim.

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By: TC http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2009/01/14/the-first-draft-tax-torture/comment-page-1/#comment-387252 Wed, 14 Jan 2009 14:17:56 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=14937#comment-387252 I am sure Geithner is a smart and capable person who would do a fine job as Treasury Secretary.

However, if he was a republican, he would already be out the door as an evil money grubbing wall streeter. There is a double standard and it isn’t right. I remember a few of Bush’s cabinet picks not making it for similar reasons. But I bet he is still confirmed anyway.

It is a double standard and that makes it a travesty.

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