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Tarkenton: Mickelson was
right on taxes

USA Today, by Fran Tarkenton

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 2/4/2013 8:04:39 PM

Pro golfer Phil Mickelson has gotten a lot of flak for his recent comments about threatening to make "drastic changes" in his life due to state and federal tax increases. Never mind that he later backed off, saying he should have kept his thoughts to himself and apologized to those he "upset or insulted." Mickelson was telling the truth. If there´s anything that should upset or insult Americans, it´s just how much of their money the government takes. Mickelson estimates that more than 60% of his earnings are snatched in federal and state taxes (he lives in California).

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bkt23, 2/4/2013 8:08:33 PM     (No. 9158633)

Yes, of course he was.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 2/4/2013 9:34:48 PM     (No. 9158731)

For a bum who spent most of his NFL life playing for the team of the devil (aka Minnesota Vikings; oh, by the way, Go Packers in 2013!), he seems pretty smart.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: realrep, 2/4/2013 10:12:49 PM     (No. 9158780)

Fran does a lot to help small businesses.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bob913, 2/5/2013 12:29:52 AM     (No. 9158933)

obama or any democrat has never paid that much. They use every tax dodge they can. The dem politicians use taxpayer money and not their own.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/5/2013 6:33:32 AM     (No. 9159091)

Not only the above, but they cheat on their taxes too.

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