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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Someone making 18 g's a year, isn't going to pay any income taxes.
    So, you flunked your reading test, so what's new?

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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    "Living Wage"? You mean like the OWS demand of Living wage? And why look for yet another way to give BS numbers to make the current criminal in the WH look better?

    Anyone who actually thinks that this country is better off today than when Obama came into office I would suggest is seriously delusional.

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    Showing that unemployment is actually higher than claimed by the government would make Obama look better, how again?

    I'm not sure you understood my post.
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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    So, you flunked your reading test, so what's new?
    Short of a personal attack, what's your point? Treedancer just said that that person would pay $484 in federal income taxes.

    He also said that the working poor pay income taxes.
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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Simply responding to a poster that 47% of income earning households paid zero Federal Income Taxes due to the Bush tax cuts which shows the benefited greater than those evil rich people and that destroys the liberal argument about tax cuts for the rich
    Lets give credit where is credit is do. More than 1/3 have incomes below $20,000. (Note: Ronald Reagan made the decision in 1986 to exempt people with incomes below the poverty line from federal income tax. Twenty-five years later, that still seems like a good call.)

    Rick Perry: Middle Income Americans Don't Pay Enough Income Taxes - Forbes

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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    they are not counting the thousands that are starting to exhaust all their benefits and still dont have work! the UI number is a joke and has always been a joke because they only count the number of people currently on unemployment. there are many that run out of UI way b4 they ever find work again.

    not to mention the fix is in on these numbers anyway because there was only 120,00 jobs created but to get those numbers you would need over 400,000
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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Antiderivative View Post
    Lets give credit where is credit is do. More than 1/3 have incomes below $20,000. (Note: Ronald Reagan made the decision in 1986 to exempt people with incomes below the poverty line from federal income tax. Twenty-five years later, that still seems like a good call.)

    Rick Perry: Middle Income Americans Don't Pay Enough Income Taxes - Forbes
    Yes, it does still seem like a good call. Reducing payroll taxes on the same individuals seems like a good call, too. I wonder what decision will be made on that particular tax cut?
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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by MrMindSpeaker View Post
    they are not counting the thousands that are starting to exhaust all their benefits and still dont have work! the UI number is a joke and has always been a joke because they only count the number of people currently on unemployment. there are many that run out of UI way b4 they ever find work again.

    not to mention the fix is in on these numbers anyway because there was only 120,00 jobs created but to get those numbers you would need over 400,000
    they count the same way they always have, so it's relative.

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    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    they count the same way they always have, so it's relative.
    no its not, when u have this long of a bad economy!

    people are exhausting their benefits and not finding work but are being counted as if they did just because they no longer receive benefits.
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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by MrMindSpeaker View Post
    no its not, when u have this long of a bad economy!

    people are exhausting their benefits and not finding work but are being counted as if they did just because they no longer receive benefits.
    which has always happened. are you young, by chance?

    Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:

    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Short of a personal attack, what's your point? Treedancer just said that that person would pay $484 in federal income taxes.

    He also said that the working poor pay income taxes.
    They do pay taxes, it depends upon what deductions are claimed and what their taxable income is. Here is the current table:
    2011
    Married Filing Jointly Married Filing Separately Single Head of Household
    Marginal Tax Brackets Marginal Tax Brackets Marginal Tax Brackets Marginal Tax Brackets
    Tax Rate Over But Not Over Tax Rate Over But Not Over Tax Rate Over But Not Over Tax Rate Over But Not Over
    10.0% $0 $17,000 10.0% $0 $8,500 10.0% $0 $8,500 10.0% $0 $12,150
    15.0% $17,000 $69,000 15.0% $8,500 $34,500 15.0% $8,500 $34,500 15.0% $12,150 $46,250
    25.0% $69,000 $139,350 25.0% $34,500 $69,675 25.0% $34,500 $83,600 25.0% $46,250 $119,400
    28.0% $139,350 $212,300 28.0% $69,675 $106,150 28.0% $83,600 $174,400 28.0% $119,400 $193,350
    33.0% $212,300 $379,150 33.0% $106,150 $189,575 33.0% $174,400 $379,150 33.0% $193,350 $379,150
    35.0% $379,150 - 35.0% $189,575 - 35.0% $379,150 - 35.0% $379,150 -
    Note: Last law to change rates was the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.

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