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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
    BTW, I think we need to simplify the tax code in the most extreme way. I would like to see something more along the lines of a straight percentage of profits/income without any deductions but at a lower tax rate. I think corporations and rich people need to pay more taxes, plain and simple.

    Before we hammer the well off, and our few remaining corporations for more of their own earned monies, do you think it too far off that the 47% that pay nothing should kick in?

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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Before we hammer the well off, and our few remaining corporations for more of their own earned monies, do you think it too far off that the 47% that pay nothing should kick in?

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    By all means, please tell me how much someone making 12g's a year should pay the federal gov't for their irresponsible spending sprees.

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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by dontworrybehappy View Post
    By all means, please tell me how much someone making 12g's a year should pay the federal gov't for their irresponsible spending sprees.
    5%, 10%, I don't know, you tell me? Something though don't you think?

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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    5%, 10%, I don't know, you tell me? Something though don't you think?

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    Lets put it this way, what % of their income would you consider a fair amount of taxation?
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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Lets put it this way, what % of their income would you consider a fair amount of taxation?
    If you ask me I think that every person in this country that earns a paycheck should have to kick in 10%. And Corporations that do business here, 15%. Along with that do away with ALL, and I do mean ALL deductions. There, tax code simple. Hell, one page even....

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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    If you ask me I think that every person in this country that earns a paycheck should have to kick in 10%. And Corporations that do business here, 15%. Along with that do away with ALL, and I do mean ALL deductions. There, tax code simple. Hell, one page even....

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    The "poor" don't pay taxes, our owners pay taxes, we pay rent to our owners.
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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Before we hammer the well off, and our few remaining corporations for more of their own earned monies, do you think it too far off that the 47% that pay nothing should kick in?

    j-mac
    I wouldn’t say “before” we hammer the well off because we need to make major changes in a big hurry. When we make the kinds of cuts in government spending that I see as part of the necessary actions we must take, we will see more Americans who are capable of doing work who will go find a job out of necessity, thereby increasing the number of people who are working and increasing the incoming tax revenue from that segment but it will take a bit longer to see results from those actions for obvious reasons.

    Low/zero income Americans won’t do the kind of work illegal aliens will do even for minimum wage because it’s much easier to let the government take care of them. This must be changed. There is no reason we should allow lazy Americans who can but don’t work to draw government benefits and when they are force to choose between starving on the streets and getting any kind of job they can possibly get, they will go get a job.

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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    The "poor" don't pay taxes, our owners pay taxes, we pay rent to our owners.
    Why are you poor?

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    It would seem that the constitution is just a god damn piece of paper, to be trotted out when expedient.

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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Except 2/3 of corporations dont pay their taxes.....
    that is a faith based argument



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    Re: Taxes reach historic low

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
    At last something we can semi agree upon.

    It is unconscionable that huge corporations aren’t paying any taxes. This has to change.
    another faith based belief



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