Originally Posted by suzzer99
You mean like 47% versus 18% actual people who pay no taxes and live only on assistance from the government? That's a pretty big discrepancy. Also 57% of that 18% are seniors on Social Security. Do you think those people are drains on the system? http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/09/...percent-taxes/
If not, then we're down to about 8% of the population that's completely dependent on government. Big big difference from 47%.
Romney was just playing into rich people's fears that the poors are out-voting them. He also happened to use a talking point that most of you believe without delving too deeply into it apparently.
You don't see a problem when virtually half the country doesn't pay income tax, our debt is over $16T, and we run annual federal budget deficits over $1T?