Ben Justus

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October 4, 2012
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Statistics in search of an argument


I am not a fan of President Obama's policies therefore writing this is not a pleasure.

It has been said that statistics are nothing but a bunch of numbers looking for an argument. I don't know from where Governor Romney got his infamous 47 percent or opinions about them. From IRS' latest published 2009 tax statistics 58.8 percent of the returns with an adjusted gross income, AGI, under $50,000 paid no income tax. With numbers from the Census Bureau approximately 49.1 percent of the estimated 225 million over the age of 19 paid no income tax.

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