Bloomberg Business News and the Washington Post are guessing that Romney may have paid near zero federal taxes in 2009 due to losses on his investments resulting from the financial crisis. They probably have the right idea, just the wrong year.
There have been enough Republicans to sabotage the U.S. economy while corporate profits soar. Is Obama to blame for that? Should he be replaced because they have succeeded at sabotaging the U.S. economy?
Is withholding tax returns an "unintelligent decision" a.k.a. "stupid"? It would seem to be when polls indicate that 61 percent of Independent voters think Romney should release his returns from the last 12 years.
Will the release of Mitt Romney's tax returns make any meaningful difference in the lives of families living in "domestic war zone" of gun violence and black-on-black crime in African American communities throughout the United States?
In today's America, more than any time in the recent and not so recent past, wide discrepancies in wealth are something people are aware of. Extreme wealth, more than ever, cuts two ways for a candidate.