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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

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    But they have a different idea of what equality is. Everyone I think supports equality at some level.

    Do you want the government to treat people equally, or do you want people to be equal? Currently the best thing you can do to be a huge success is to be born to the right people. Inherit millions and you're guaranteed to become a millionaire! Personally, I'd like to have a system where everyone has the same chance to succeed. So I support things like a high inheritance tax and higher taxes on investment income than on wages. I can claim I'm for equality as much as anyone else. We just have different opinions on what equality really is.
    Yea, but say you work your whole life and become incredibly successful and you only have say 20 years to enjoy the wealth you've created for yourself and perpetuated and grew through investment. Wouldn't you want your children to enjoy the fruits of your physical and/or intellectual labor? I would, and i have no problem with kids (not my future kids, but other people's) that grow up spoiled little brats and are handed the world to them because their parents earned it for them because they will be labeled that their whole life, because that is almost as bad as being unsuccessful most of your life.

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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

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    Wouldn't you want your children to enjoy the fruits of your physical and/or intellectual labor?
    In a word: No. My children did nothing to deserve having it over the children of others.

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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

    Quote Originally Posted by vvx View Post
    In a word: No. My children did nothing to deserve having it over the children of others.
    So you would be in favor of a 100% inheritance tax?
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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Whip Comes Down View Post
    I won't mind at all if the tax on the rich goes through. I already have more money than I can keep track of.
    So donate it. It's not up to you or anyone else to steal someone else's money from them.

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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

    Quote Originally Posted by vvx View Post
    In a word: No. My children did nothing to deserve having it over the children of others.

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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

    Quote Originally Posted by rivrrat View Post
    So donate it. It's not up to you or anyone else to steal someone else's money from them.
    I know, hoss. It's up to the political process to determine if our money can be stolen and used to advance the general welfare.

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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

    All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent
    We know, hoss. That's how the health insurance cartel gained its tyrannical grip on us.

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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Whip Comes Down View Post
    I know, hoss. It's up to the political process to determine if our money can be stolen and used to advance the general welfare.
    Quote Originally Posted by Whip Comes Down View Post
    We know, hoss. That's how the health insurance cartel gained its tyrannical grip on us.
    So you've moved from 'Bro' to 'Hoss'?


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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Crunch View Post
    So you would be in favor of a 100% inheritance tax?
    Above a certain amount, I would. It's huge accumulations of wealth that will destroy our form of government. Small fortunes are acceptable,

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    Re: AP POLL: Tax the rich to pay for health bill

    Quote Originally Posted by Whip Comes Down View Post
    We know, hoss. That's how the health insurance cartel gained its tyrannical grip on us.
    The health insurance company has injected you with mind controlling drugs since birth that makes you type out idiotic statements, bro, hoss, dude, whatever.
    “I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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