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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    why, we need REVENUE so observant obama can CLOSE THE DEFICIT!

    LOL!

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Putting mor peopel back to work would be more tax revenue, too. What's to be accomplished by more tax revenue? What's going to be done with all that tax revenue? Seriously, how is all that tax revenue going to close the gap between rich and poor?
    By making sure that the rich have less (thru higher taxes) and the poor have more (thru increased entitlement spending).

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by UtahBill View Post
    Excuse me ma'am, your slip is showing....
    I and the wife have a 6 figure retirement income, and we pay a lot of taxes...but we aren't selfish and greedy and we realize that MOST of our taxes are put to good use.
    We have been paying taxes for over 49 years, audited twice (showed receipts and walked out in only a few minutes), never hounded.
    If paying taxes is so offensive to you, just don't pay. It will take years for them to get around to putting you in jail....
    A six figure retirement income? LOL...you ****ed someone to get that.

    Sounds to me like you made your fortune, in our capitalist society, but now you don't want to let any of the rest of us to do the same.

    If you walked out of an audit in only a few minutes, then I think you're not being honest about being audited. For every dollar the IRS spends on an audit, they recover nine dollars. The statictics aren't in favor of you producing a few receipts and walking out in just a few minutes. Hell, it take an IRS rapist an hour+ just to look at everything.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    By making sure that the rich have less (thru higher taxes) and the poor have more (thru increased entitlement spending).
    Goobie, you know I love ya, but you're stating the obvious. Let the Libbos answer.

    They have to have a perfectly good reason as to why more taxation of the, "rich", is good for our country.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by UtahBill View Post
    Excuse me ma'am, your slip is showing....
    I and the wife have a 6 figure retirement income, and we pay a lot of taxes...but we aren't selfish and greedy and we realize that MOST of our taxes are put to good use.
    We have been paying taxes for over 49 years, audited twice (showed receipts and walked out in only a few minutes), never hounded.
    If paying taxes is so offensive to you, just don't pay. It will take years for them to get around to putting you in jail....
    yeah I guess if people richer than you don't think they should pay a higher rate of taxes on their next dollar that makes them greedy

    why are you against a flat tax-the rich will pay more but the envious cannot be bought to vote for politicians who promise to jack up only the taxes on the top people



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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by UtahBill View Post
    I and the wife have a 6 figure retirement income ...
    Must've had to steal from a lot of poor people to accomplish that!

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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    why, we need REVENUE so observant obama can CLOSE THE DEFICIT!

    LOL!
    obama needs to spend lots of our money to buy the votes of those who think the rich have a duty to pay for their TVs and cars. By jacking taxes up on those who already pay most of the taxes, Obama can appeal to class envy, claim that he isn't busting the deficit with his bribery of the entitlement addicts and he won't lose the votes of the middle class because he wont be jacking their taxes up



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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
    Honestly, who care what the "gap" between the rich and poor is? Our poor live relatively well compared to their poor counterparts elsewhere. I don't know why people think that equality means equal results. Well I do know why, it's jealousy plain and simple. And its jealousy over material wealth, which for me is not an important measurement of my wealth in life.
    Our "poor" are rich compared to other countries, and some of the working poor need to get realistic with their spending.
    I know SOME poor and SOME working poor who are didn't get that way because of wasting their money, stuff happens and not everyone is prepared for that stuff, usually illness stuff. BUT, I know more than a few "poor" who have multiple cell phones in the family, cable TV, internet, and go out to dinner too often, and THEN say they can't afford to buy health insurance. The govt does juggle the numbers when determining who is poor. I was "poor" when in the navy as a married E5, but never got assistance of any kind, and never got excused from paying taxes.
    All that aside, why should the rich be excused from paying taxes. A few more percentage points isn't going to kill them, despite all the whining on DP from those making over $250K....
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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    yeah I guess if people richer than you don't think they should pay a higher rate of taxes on their next dollar that makes them greedy

    why are you against a flat tax-the rich will pay more but the envious cannot be bought to vote for politicians who promise to jack up only the taxes on the top people
    Are you working extra hard to seem stupid today? Show me where I said anything against a flat tax....
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    Re: Census finds record gap between rich and poor

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    obama needs to spend lots of our money to buy the votes of those who think the rich have a duty to pay for their TVs and cars. By jacking taxes up on those who already pay most of the taxes, Obama can appeal to class envy, claim that he isn't busting the deficit with his bribery of the entitlement addicts and he won't lose the votes of the middle class because he wont be jacking their taxes up

    how dare he not boost the national deficit so that tax breaks can be given to billionaires [/s]
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