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Thread: Romney reveals he pays about 15% in taxes(edited)

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Here's a pretty revealing stat.:


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    Re: Romney reveals he pays about 15% in taxes(edited)

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    a majority of people want others to pay more taxes to clean up the mess those respondents helped create

    call me shocked!!!
    That's what you want ... why does it shock you?

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    do you plan on creating another huge dot com bubble so those who were taxed too much had additional incomes?

    your slavish devotion to the 90s is based on that premise which no one believes can happen again
    So you could come up with nothing horrible about the higher tax rates of the 90's? No jack-booted thugs dragging rich people from their homes? Imagine that!

    When investors are properly taxed they have more incentive to invest their money to avoid higher taxes. That was the experience of the 90's, the sole exception to the Reaganomics of the last 3 decades.
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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude, replying to another View Post
    [...] You pretend that the current rates are tax cuts when in reality they are normalizing the clinton Tax HIKES

    the income tax was supposed to be temporary when enacted so its fair to say that anything other than no income taxes are tax hikes

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    envy
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    envy and class hatred
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    Does anybody have any real arguments in favor of the ultra low tax rates for rich investors?

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by teamosil View Post
    Does anybody have any real arguments in favor of the ultra low tax rates for rich investors?
    No, it seems TurtleDude covered it quite well.

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    No, it seems TurtleDude covered it quite well.
    So there are no actual policy reasons to keep their taxes that low?

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by teamosil View Post
    So there are no actual policy reasons to keep their taxes that low?
    What, "ultra-low"?

    That's according to you and your own subjective feelings. Perhaps people will have more interest in paying more taxes when the government begins spending their money more wisely.

    What serious person would want to give their dollars to someone like Barrack Obama and his Czars?

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    What, "ultra-low"?

    That's according to you and your own subjective feelings. Perhaps people will have more interest in paying more taxes when the government begins spending their money more wisely.

    What serious person would want to give their dollars to someone like Barrack Obama and his Czars?
    Still sounds like you don't have a single policy argument.

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    Re: Romney's tax rate is only half as high as the middle class pays

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    uh someone paying 5% vs someone paying 40% is hardly egalitarian. and your system does not prevent your dem leaders from pandering to those paying 5% by promising them stuff paid for by increasing that 40% bracket even more. Its not a transaction to inherit money anymore than a gift is.
    the amount paid is not suppose to be equal.

    A five point across the board raise certainly is egalitarian.

    Please do not intentionally confuse two different things.

    Inheriting money is somebody getting money they did not previously have. Income tax should indeed be paid upon it because they have new income. Its pretty straight forward and simple. My position is based on straight forward principle and does not waver: the government should not discriminate or give preferential treatment to the source of the income.

    My position has been consistent on that from the very start.
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