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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    I'm still waiting for evidence that tax cuts actually lead to job creation.

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    I'm just not seeing it.

    In fact, if paying higher taxes is so bad, why does it correspond with the lowest unemployment rates?

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    your idiotic claim that the rich got us into the war is just that-idiotic. last i checked it was supported by a majority of congress including congress people who claim ot represent the poor and lower middle classes.
    Last I checked, congress didn't declare war and it was Bush who went begging to the UN and on the TV to convince the public to go to war. But I bet you voted for Bush, so why don't you pay for his dirtly little war instead forcing others to pay for it?


    Land for free-WHAT MORONIC BS--estate taxes don't deal just with land-this has to be the stupidest thing I have seen on this board

    you t hink an ESTATE TAX IS A TAX ON LAND OWNERSHIP
    Yes, estate means property and property for the elite means land ownership and lots of it. Obviously, you don't have an estate and yet you are worried the rich might have to pay a tax on their estate. How MORONIC is that? Very.

    HOw do you know what I am worth-I paid over 300K in federal taxes last year
    Hard to believe you pay that much in taxes especially considering your level of discussion and the amount of time you spend on this forum that you are even working let alone make more than minimum wage. Sorry, but I think you are full of beans, Mr. Turtledude.

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    I'm still waiting for evidence that tax cuts actually lead to job creation.

    Tax rate:



    Unemployment rate:



    I'm just not seeing it.
    I hope your not holding your breath waiting for that one.
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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    I hope your not holding your breath waiting for that one.
    Okay then. Well can you tell me what policy in the late 70s and early 80s lead to unemployment going higher than average for the first time in 4 decades? Who was in charge then?

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    Joe Smith needs a job. Joe is qualified to work in manufacturing but Joe's job was shipped overseas to China and the cost to ship the manufacturing equipment there and invest in a new plant was paid for by a tax cut.
    gosh, sometimes the govt is just generous to a fault with ITS money, huh?

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    I'm still waiting for evidence that tax cuts actually lead to job creation.

    Tax rate:



    Unemployment rate:



    I'm just not seeing it.

    In fact, if paying higher taxes is so bad, why does it correspond with the lowest unemployment rates?
    Well, they could create a few jobs on wall street.

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    Okay then. Well can you tell me what policy in the late 70s and early 80s lead to unemployment going higher than average for the first time in 4 decades? Who was in charge then?

    I give tell me.
    The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    don't hold your breath on TAXING THE RICH, either

    Democrats Look To Punt On Tax Cut Debate [UPDATE]

    91%---LOL!

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Unemployment is so high, because of the uncertainty being caused by government legislation and the threat of legislation. Make corporations feel comfortable that they're not going to get hosed with more taxes and bull**** healthcare bills and cap-n-trade and you'll see things start to improve. The unemployment rate has been caused by the government's policies killing jobs.
    You have a short memory. I had to stop listening to the news in 2008 because it was nothing but talk of economic disaster. People were even talking about another depression. The government legislation at the time was all about big business, no regulation and tax breaks to wall street. That was the cause of the recession and the killing of jobs. NOT any government policy in the last two years.

    I think business brought a lot of this on us. Not all but they deserve a fair amount. Why did GM build huge SUV's instead of cars it could sell. Why was Enron allowed to steal billions and hand it to the executives. Why do taxpayers pay for Exxon to look for oil when they post tens of billions of profits each quarter. Why do we pay to support corn when all the money goes to big companies rather than farmers. How can you justify paying CEO's hundreds of millions when they drive a company into the ground when they pay workings less and less. Its wrong for business, its wrong for the country. . hell its just wrong.

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Heart attacks and strokes eh?…might be a good time to get into some med stocks them.

    Do turtles have strokes and heart attacks?
    and nursing homes, for all us baby boomers...I was born in 1946, the first year for boomers...
    You younger folk keep paying into social security and medicare, you hear? We boomers appreciate it....
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