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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

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    But we have been told that social security contributions are not taxes
    You have been told by who exactly?
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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    Certainly. Radical Karl's argument was for a steeply progressive income tax. Look carefully at my post and you will see that. His goal, and the Marxist president Obama's goal, is the destruction of capital in order to advance the society to revolution. Smith was concerned with funding government.
    Your nonsequiter Obama references have no place this discussion. If your sole purpose is to bash, at least have the decency to do so in the appropriate thread.
    It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
    "Wealth of Nations," Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article I, pg.911

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    Sweden -- also with a perfect AAA rating!
    vote obama, 2012!

    SWEDEN is triple a!

    LOL!

    seeya at the polls, progressives

    it's gonna be a breeze

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

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    You have been told by who exactly?
    The liberals who also locked up my contributions in a locked box, of course.

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldenboy219 View Post
    Your nonsequiter Obama references have no place this discussion. If your sole purpose is to bash, at least have the decency to do so in the appropriate thread.
    Do you believe the Marxist president is uninvolved in this drama? Granted he showed no leadership...

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    Do you believe the Marxist president is uninvolved in this drama? Granted he showed no leadership...
    Yes he was involved. He doesn't want to show any leadership because he doesn't want to leave any finger prints. He will blame Bush, the tsunami in Japan and future hurricanes that will hit the USA coast.
    Catch me if you can.

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    Do you believe the Marxist president is uninvolved in this drama? Granted he showed no leadership...
    The question is simply a red herring intended to hijack the thread. Again, create an Obama bash thread or participate in the countless others on this forum. This thread however is not the place.
    It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
    "Wealth of Nations," Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article I, pg.911

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    It will be interesting to see the affect, if any, this will have upon bond markets. Is this move already priced into the market? S&P has been warning for some time that it may downgrade the US, so this is not really a huge surprise. If it does cause some sort of panic in the markets, what will people do, run to quality.... and buy US debt?

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    The liberals who also locked up my contributions in a locked box, of course.
    Your attempt at an answer makes no sense.

    Again, who specifically - names please - is denying that FICA is not a tax?
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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldenboy219 View Post
    Your nonsequiter Obama references have no place this discussion. If your sole purpose is to bash, at least have the decency to do so in the appropriate thread.
    hey Goldenboy, you have to change that avatar, I keep catching myself staring at it, I am going to turn into a Patrick.

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