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December 4, 2022

Footnotes: Romney vs. Reid; Frank vs. Camp; Man (with Burrito) vs. Woman | 08.02.12

Romney Adviser Accuses Harry Reid Of McCarthyism Over Taxes [TPM]

House passes plan for tax reform in 2013 [FAB/The Hill]

Senate panel passes tax bill in rare bipartisan show Democratic Representative Barney Frank said the bill would give too much power to Republican Ways and Means Committee Chairman David Camp, and criticized its specificity on tax cuts and vagueness on paying for them without bloating the deficit. [Dave] Camp will "single-handedly put on his cape and fly down here with this bill that will help the rich and do some unmentioned things regarding popular tax breaks that they don't want to mention," Frank said in his typically blunt style. [Reuters, Earlier]

Report: Billions in Additional ID Tax Fraud [WW/WSJ]

Why Romney’s Tax Agenda Doesn’t Add Up, Even if it Isn’t a Middle-Class Tax Hike [TaxVox]

Man charged with burrito assault Adams Police and a Mower County sheriff’s deputy went to the 100 block of Fourth Street NW in Adams after 9 p.m. for a report of a domestic dispute. When they arrived, they discovered Hansen had allegedly thrown a burrito at the woman, as toppings were still on her head and right shoulder. The court complaint states Hansen asked the woman for a cigarette and got angry when she refused. He then dumped her plate off the bed and threw her cooked burrito, which struck her in the head. The complaint does not state that the victim was burned, but she said she was scared. Hansen admitted he had about six pints of beer, was given a breath test and registered a .254 blood-alcohol content, the complaint adds. [ALT]

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