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One is a giver, other a taker

Remember four years ago when President Obama was campaigning and he met Joe the plumber? Joe told him “You want to raise my taxes.” To which Obama replied, “Yes, I’d like to spread the wealth around.” Candidate Obama’s previous years’ tax return showed charitable contributions of $250. This was when he still was a member of Rev. Wright’s church.

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Mitt Romney’s recently submitted return (I’m not sure of the year) tax return showed charitable contributions of around $2 million with another $2 million he didn’t claim.

So there you have it. Two charitable candidates. One wants to do it with your money, the other does it with his own.

Joseph Bruhn

Brainerd

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