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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by Eighty Deuce View Post
    You should be unabashedely ashamed of a post like that.

    That you are not is indicative of the cancer amongst us.

    7-10 days. Out of a total of over 3700. Oh yeah, this really counts

    Ron White nailed it.
    Why's that?

    Not going to even venture into that realm of absurdity.

    Never said it was meaningful, in fact I wouldn't support the Buffet rule if I had the chance to vote on the legislation. I was simply pointing out the error in another users post.

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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by Hare View Post
    Why's that?

    Not going to even venture into that realm of absurdity.

    Never said it was meaningful, in fact I wouldn't support the Buffet rule if I had the chance to vote on the legislation. I was simply pointing out the error in another users post.
    What error is that?
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    Yes. Yes I would have to pay more. As would EVERYONE else. Our country is in massive debt and I am willing to pay my share. I will always put the interests of the United States ahead of my own. I am not that selfish. I have no problem admitting that.
    Um.....but that is the point, the top quintile would not.

    What you would do is to shift the tax burden to the lowest income groups. As Adam already showed you, you would take nearly all disposable income from the two lowest quintiles.

    PS...anytime you want to, you can overpay to your hearts content....I would expect you to, since apparently you think it is your duty to do so. Let us know about that, OK?

    PS...you proved my point once again, a flat tax will create a greater wealth inequality.
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    If you wanna know why Trumpsters are ignoring you its for the same reason you ignored the KKKs complaints about Obama.
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    When it comes down to it, all facts are cherry picked.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    He didn't say it didn't make sense. He said it is complete nonsense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gimmesometruth View Post
    Um.....but that is the point, the top quintile would not.

    What you would do is to shift the tax burden to the lowest income groups. As Adam already showed you, you would take nearly all disposable income from the two lowest quintiles.

    PS...anytime you want to, you can overpay to your hearts content....I would expect you to, since apparently you think it is your duty to do so. Let us know about that, OK?

    PS...you proved my point once again, a flat tax will create a greater wealth inequality.


    Awesome, why hasn't buffet?
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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    Awesome, why hasn't buffet?

    He's got prostate cancer?

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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    More lies

    first of all dividend income is taxed twice in many cases

    secondly short term investment income is taxed the same as earned income

    long term capital gains face both risk and inflation

    so your claims are horsecrap. They aren't getting huge breaks. They are still paying far more and getting NOTHING additional in return.

    So your claims are specious
    Right...and Buffet (et al) is a liar.

    You didn't look at the NYT, Atlantic or Bloomberg articles...your loss.
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    If you wanna know why Trumpsters are ignoring you its for the same reason you ignored the KKKs complaints about Obama.
    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    When it comes down to it, all facts are cherry picked.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    He didn't say it didn't make sense. He said it is complete nonsense.

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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    That is not a concern for a free society. And you are in no position to tell someone who is more successful than you are what they should do with their income.
    There is no such thing as a totally free society. That's what's called anarchy and it ends up being the least free society of all.
    "The necessaries of life occasion the great expense of the poor. They find it difficult to get food, and the greater part of their little revenue is spent in getting it. The luxuries and vanities of life occasion the principal expense of the rich, and a magnificent house embellishes and sets off to the best advantage all the other luxuries and vanities which they possess. ... 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."

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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    Awesome, why hasn't buffet?
    I suppose because he isn't as nuts as others here. Besides, he gives away a lot and pushes for tax increases showing how the system is rigged.
    Quote Originally Posted by trouble13 View Post
    If you wanna know why Trumpsters are ignoring you its for the same reason you ignored the KKKs complaints about Obama.
    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    When it comes down to it, all facts are cherry picked.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    He didn't say it didn't make sense. He said it is complete nonsense.

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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by Gimmesometruth View Post
    Right...and Buffet (et al) is a liar.

    You didn't look at the NYT, Atlantic or Bloomberg articles...your loss.
    Buffett is dishonest. He pays himself an artificially low salary that is one fifth what his secretary earns

    of course she is going to pay a higher rate than he does-her like income is much higher

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    Re: Senate fails to advance Buffett rule

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    There is no such thing as a totally free society. That's what's called anarchy and it ends up being the least free society of all.

    that does not justify your working for a more socialist society. Tell me true are you a paid employee of the dems or a den candidate. I remember when I was your age and working at a big law firm-I sure didn't have the kind of time you have

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