Time For The Treasury Nominee To Do The Patriotic Thing

Why are liberals are so good at telling other people what to do … but somehow it never applies to them. Charlie Rangle is exhibit A. Latest example … the soon to be Secretary of the Treasury …. The man who will run the IRS … didn’t pay his self employment taxes. The man who worked for the International Monetary Fund said he was confused. The man who will demand you pay your taxes and likely take your home or your business if you don’t … dodged his for years. Outrage.

The second issue involved taxes due while Mr. Geithner worked for the International Monetary Fund between 2001 and 2004. As an employee, Mr. Geithner was technically considered self-employed and was required to pay Social Security and Medicare taxes for himself as both an employer and an employee.

He apparently failed to do so, resulting in Internal Revenue Service audits his last two years at the IMF. As soon as the IRS brought the issue to his attention, he paid the taxes with interest, these people said.

Remember when Biden said this … these guys really tick me off.


Upcoming Senate confirmation hearings

Many of the Obama administration appointments do require Senate review. Even though Democrats will have a strong majority in the Senate beginning in January, should Republicans roll over on every nomination, or ask the nominee pertinent questions concerning past statements and policies?

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