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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    And the USA as we know it would be destroyed bit by bit piece by piece.
    Got it loud and clear.
    So it is you who is afraid! The way to attract people to your group is to make it attractive to them. If that isn't happening then, sooner or later, that group will dissolve.

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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    And the USA as we know it would be destroyed bit by bit piece by piece.
    Got it loud and clear.
    Interesting. So you would prefer that a state who wished to leave the union be legally prevented from doing so. Don't you think that kind of makes that state something like a conquered country?

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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    And the USA as we know it would be destroyed bit by bit piece by piece.
    Got it loud and clear.
    As it should be if wanted by the pieces. The good thing though is the remainder of the pieces would feel a much stronger bond with each other. If a state or some of the states don't feel "united" as in the united states it's time for them to go their own way.
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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    We went through that nonsense once before. Again - your side lost.
    What part of that illegal war do you like the best?
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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    I forgot, you like yanking my chain. BYE
    It was a completely serious post. Your link made my point. Didn't you read it before you posted it?
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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    It was a completely serious post. Your link made my point. Didn't you read it before you posted it?
    I read it, how does it make your point?


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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    I read it, how does it make your point?
    It says exactly what I said about progressive taxation.
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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    It says exactly what I said about progressive taxation.
    Which was?


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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Which was?
    Your link provides a fair approximation.

    Definition of 'Progressive Tax'

    A tax that takes a larger percentage from the income of high-income earners than it does from low-income individuals. The United States income tax is considered progressive: in 2010, individuals who earned up to $8,375 fell into the 10% tax bracket, while individuals earning $373,650 or more fell into the 35% tax bracket. Basically, taxpayers are broken down into categories based on taxable income; the more one earns, the more taxes they will have to pay once they cross the benchmark cut-off points between the different tax bracket levels.
    Investopedia explains 'Progressive Tax'

    The U.S. progressive income tax is effectively a means of income redistribution. Individuals who earn more pay higher taxes; those taxes are then used to fund social welfare programs that are used primarily by individuals who earn less. Critics of the progressive tax consider it to be discriminatory and believe that a flat tax system, which imposes the same tax on everyone regardless of income, is a fairer method of taxation.



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    Re: Republicans mount shock comeback, erase Democrats’ edge in eyes of Americans

    Quote Originally Posted by jack hays View Post
    your link provides a fair approximation.

    definition of 'progressive tax'

    a tax that takes a larger percentage from the income of high-income earners than it does from low-income individuals. The united states income tax is considered progressive: In 2010, individuals who earned up to $8,375 fell into the 10% tax bracket, while individuals earning $373,650 or more fell into the 35% tax bracket. Basically, taxpayers are broken down into categories based on taxable income; the more one earns, the more taxes they will have to pay once they cross the benchmark cut-off points between the different tax bracket levels.
    investopedia explains 'progressive tax'

    the u.s. Progressive income tax is effectively a means of income redistribution. Individuals who earn more pay higher taxes; those taxes are then used to fund social welfare programs that are used primarily by individuals who earn less. Critics of the progressive tax consider it to be discriminatory and believe that a flat tax system, which imposes the same tax on everyone regardless of income, is a fairer method of taxation.



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