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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

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    15% for all, seems fair. I will still pay more than you.....
    No. You would be paying the same as everyone. That is the point.
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    No. You would be paying the same as everyone. That is the point.


    You make a dollar, I make 100,000 dollars..... we both get taxed at 15% of our representative salary...


    who pays more?
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    You make a dollar, I make 100,000 dollars..... we both get taxed at 15% of our representative salary...


    who pays more?
    We both pay 15%. I know what your trying to do here. Either you want to pay $0.15 in taxes or you want someone who makes $1 to pay $15,000 in taxes. Both scenarios are retarded. Neither is fair. Fair is paying the same percentage no matter what you make.
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    No. You would be paying the same as everyone. That is the point.
    I beleive the poster means that 15% of a high number - let us say $500,000.00 is a whole lot more in dollars than 15% of $50,000.00.

    In the first case ones tax bill would be $75,000.00 while in the second case it would be $7,500.00. Thus even though the rate is the same percentage, higher income earners pay more actual dollars.
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    We both pay 15%.


    that, sir, is not the same amount, you are paying 15 cents, I am paying $15,000, that sir, is not, "the same".
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    that, sir, is not the same amount, you are paying 15 cents, I am paying $15,000, that sir, is not, "the same".
    They are the same percentage. I edited my post before I read this. I'll paste it here for you.

    We both pay 15%. I know what your trying to do here. Either you want to pay $0.15 in taxes or you want someone who makes $1 to pay $15,000 in taxes. Both scenarios are retarded. Neither is fair. Fair is paying the same percentage no matter what you make.
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    They are the same percentage. I edited my post before I read this. I'll paste it here for you.

    We both pay 15%. I know what your trying to do here. Either you want to pay $0.15 in taxes or you want someone who makes $1 to pay $15,000 in taxes. Both scenarios are retarded. Neither is fair. Fair is paying the same percentage no matter what you make.



    uhm... what????


    I'll pay $15,000 you pay $.015 cents.... I would be fine with that, 15% across the board.
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    15% for all, seems fair. I will still pay more than you.....
    You're not paying more of your discretionary income though. Again, not the same.

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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    You're not paying more of your discretionary income though. Again, not the same.

    Class envy.......
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    uhm... what????


    I'll pay $15,000 you pay $.015 cents.... I would be fine with that, 15% across the board.
    I'd be somewhat ok with that from the standpoint that the rich would finally start paying their fair share, and the lower classes will finally start pulling their weight. However 15% is not enough in my opinion.
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