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"You Did Not Earn Those Olympic Medals!"

Original post made by Democrat Mindset, Amador Estates, on Aug 1, 2012

Remember "athletes"..."you did NOT earn those medals!" Forget all your hard work! Yes, there were many people along who helped you along the way. BUT, what about all those bridges, roads, etc.?

You should cash in your medals and spread your earnings around...otherwise I have no respect for you!

Oh...I almost forgot.
Your gold medal will cost you $9,000 in taxes.

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Posted by Mr. Mittens
a resident of another community
on Aug 1, 2012 at 11:31 am

Not to worry folks. My legion of tax attorneys have assured me that since most of the Olympians are living off scholarships or their parents' earnings, their $9000.00 gold medals will likely to amount to a total income earning of $9000.00.

Now, we don't know at which rate they'll be taxed; nor will we be able to examine their tax returns. And they can always find a shelter for the medals in Swiss or Cayman Island bank accounts. That's why I have a $400,000.00 horse in the Olympics, all of which can be written off on my tax statements. Thank YOU fellow Americans for supplementing my patriotism!

But why should any of this be a relevant matter? It's all cultural, after all by golly.

Mitt --- Gaffe-free intelligence without teleprompters.

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Posted by Mrs Mittens
a resident of Downtown
on Aug 1, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Oh Honey... since we are running a little short on campaign funds... that $5k donation you made to our campaign won't go very far (I did think you were very cute typing on that laptop though) and we are not getting much action on the forego the wedding gift for a campaign donation idea ... I say we "recommend" that each Olympian donate their medals to the campaign (since it's not theirs anyway)and we will give them a $9000 tax credit ... I'll keep coming up with great ideas ... Love Me

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Posted by Mittens Supporter
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on Aug 1, 2012 at 12:45 pm

I for one am very proud to be a tax paying sponsor of our soon to be President Mitt Romney's horse in the Olympics. I think $400,000.00 of tax payer money is a small price to pay for Mr. Romney's patriotic fervor. Heck, if his horse wins, I'll gladly pay the tax on his gold medal. Guys like our future President should never have to pay any taxes at all. They're better than us.

Just because our tax money is totally financing Mr. Romney's horse (the entire horse earns a 400,000.00 tax write-off), I think it is a fair thing to say that, if the horse wins, Mr. Romney did it on his own. Because in the Olympic horse business, money doesn't mean anything at all.

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Aug 1, 2012 at 5:03 pm

Not a big problem, actually.

My son was able to deduct the much higher amount of money that went into everything that got him there.


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Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on Aug 2, 2012 at 8:13 am

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

Mittens supporter---not just better, smarter.

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Posted by Mr. Mittens
a resident of another community
on Aug 2, 2012 at 8:35 am

Yes, as studies have recently demonstrated, my economic plan indicates that I believe a lot of you are pretty gosh darn dumb. As in: Hey, let's make sure the lower 50% of pop pays MORE taxes while Mitt and his cronies pay LESS! But my advisors have assured me there are enough of you dumb voters out there for me to carry the election.

Mitt -- Take his word for it because he cares about you almost as much as he cares about himself. Well, not quite almost.

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Posted by Mr. Mittens
a resident of another community
on Aug 2, 2012 at 9:25 am

Spoiler alert, my friends! My horse has not won a medal in the dressage competition at the Olympics. Ann was there. I wasn't because I didn't want middle-class Americans thinking I'm a rich scuzball who takes 400k of taxpayer money to enter a horse in the Olympics. Maybe I should have been there. But this is mostly my wife's passion, not my own, and hence it really isn't very important to me. (Hey -- heh-heh -- when you don't let the little lady work outside of the house, you have to give them SOMEthing to do!)

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Posted by Mittens Supporter
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:36 am

You forgot to mention Dudley Do-Right's magic happy underpants which has enabled him to avoid paying any taxes over a ten year period. Oh, and an economic plan that robs the poor in order to give the rich additional tax breaks. It's a cultural thing, I'm sure. I wish I had my own magic happy underpants so that I didn't have to pay taxes over the next ten years. Maybe Mr. Mittens will spread some of the God-fearing, misogynist, racist, homophobic, polygamist good stuff around. We could all use some more of that. But have no fear, the Obama Communist Kenyanists won't have anything to find on our guy this time around.

Hey, is there any real PROOF that Obama his Lordship even went to Columbia or Harvard? And HOW MANY official birth certificates DOES he have? And why didn't we ever imprison his Marxist father for reading the Communist Manifesto? What about the Indonesian mosque guy, Obama's propagandist when he was attending Muslim school, who has stated in public that America is a jingoist nation? Why hasn't Obama droned this guy in his tracks? And what about the hundreds of thousands of illegal voters ACORN got registered to vote when Obama was at its helm? And what about his tax returns? Has he ever shown anybody any of them? What kind of a sleezeball would hide that?

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Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:51 pm

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

Mr. mittens really has a thing about horses. It all makes sense now, since his contributions resemble the byproducts that eminate from the south end of a horse.
This time it's sexist comments about Mitt's wife, as though she had done something wrong. Classy, mittens, really, really classy.

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Posted by mike
a resident of Charter Oaks
on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Mr Mittens, I was not aware that the "lower 50%" (your words) paid any taxes at all. Maybe its time they start.

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Posted by Enough
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 3, 2012 at 12:28 am

We must all beware of the scum that comes from liberal disease.
Such lies show her ignorance.... the horse is not Mitts but his wife and grandmother of his grandchildren.
Now, jackie Kennedy was BORN a rich princess on her show horse, that followed her to the white house. People thought that was so classy and brought such dignity to the white house. People just couldn't get enough of her glamour. Shouldn't working people who actually EARNED their OWN money be able to enjoy things in later life ?? Oh, right you know nothing about fairness, objectivity, ... petty political topics you are instructed to hammer...class envy. So Anti-American.

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Posted by Mr. Mittens
a resident of another community
on Aug 3, 2012 at 8:09 am

Golly, I am so proud of my supporters!

Fact: Princess Jackie Kennedy entered her horse in the Olympics and did it at taxpayer expense.

Fact: $400,000.00 is what Princess Jackie drew from tax payers in order to get her horse up to speed.

Fact: We don't know much about this because Princess John never attended the Olympics or any other such silly stuff his wife did. There are important things, after all, and then there's the silly stuff the little wife does.

Fact: Libs didn't vote for Kennedy because of class envy, and that's what explains why so mahy of the liberal diseased ones won't vote for me.

Mitt -- Loves the American people so much that he will do whatever it takes to capture political office. A businessman, not a leader. He'll take political decision making behind closed doors. Why is he so successful? His culture is more advanced than Obama's.

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Posted by Horses south end
a resident of another community
on Aug 3, 2012 at 10:16 am

Dem horses, good

Republican horses, bad

Mitt, a businessman not a leader

Obama, neither a businessman, nor a leader. An uncultured poser. The campaigner in chief. A one termed, competing with jimmy carter as worst president ever. Time to start building those habitat for humanity houses.........maybe he'll learn something about humanity outside of his posse.

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Posted by Steve's Alter Ego
a resident of Parkside
on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:25 am

Mitt Romney isn't really a Mormon. He's an atheist who only went along with his father's faith so he could duck the Vietnam draft. He didn't actually try to convert anyone when he was in France either. In reality, he spent all his time in Monte Carlo gambling and buying high-end hookers. When his daddy found out what he was doing, he made him come home and marry his high school sweetheart. Actually, he only made him marry her after the second time she got pregnant. The first time, they got an abortion. Then Romney started using some of the mafia connections he had made in Marseilles to import heroin. By the time he became governor, they were flying it straight into a secret airport they set up in the Berkshires. When one of the pilots started to talk, Romney had him killed.

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Posted by Mr. Mittens
a resident of another community
on Aug 5, 2012 at 9:17 am

Rumors, rumors, so many rumors. First of all, Ann and I have NOT sent our horse to the glue factory after its poor showing at the Olympics, $400,000.00 in expenses paid for by the American public.

Second, I can assure you that Harry Reid is a big fat liar. If he wants to prove his claim, all he has to do is release my tax returns. End of story. But he won't, because he's a liar and a coward. Now, being a liar is no big deal, I can assure you for gosh sakes. But Reid being a coward by not releasing my tax returns? Shameless. What's he afraid of?

Mitt -- Loves dogs, horses, and the American taxpayers who pay his taxes.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Aug 16, 2012 at 10:06 pm

Seems to me that Mitt takes itsy bitsy steps to get from place to place...I laugh every time I see him truck...itsy bitsy steps...yup, that's the mitt!

Maybe he has a corn cub stuck up all way up in there?

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Posted by The Mittster
a resident of another community
on Aug 19, 2012 at 7:11 pm


If you had been a Vietnam War hero who had been severely wounded, you'd also be walking like you had a severe case of hemoroids. Here I wish to point out that my opponent, like you, and unlike so many patriotic Americans, never served in Vietnam.

Mitt --- Never lies to the people, unless it's necessary.

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