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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by Eighty Deuce View Post
    As you set the tone, it would seem you have stupidity down pat.

    I addressed Reich. You snipe.

    47% of households in Amerca pay no Federal Income Tax. It is not an anomaly.
    And who is to blame for this? Lets dig out a State of the Union speech

    http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/George..._Union_Address

    For lower-income families, my tax plan restores basic fairness. Right now, complicated tax rules punish hard work. A waitress supporting two children on $25,000 a year can lose nearly half of every additional dollar she earns above the 25,000. For overtime, her hardest hours, are taxed at nearly 50 percent. This sends a terrible message: You will never get ahead. But America’s message must be different. We must honor hard work, never punish it.
    With tax relief, overtime will no longer be overtax time for the waitress. People with the smallest incomes will get the highest percentage reductions. And millions of additional American families will be removed from the income tax rolls entirely.



    You can thank President George Bush for that.
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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Here ya go.How about $2.8 trillion offset.Thata work.

    <A group of House Democrats is calling for any deal to raise the debt ceiling to bring about the end of the Bush tax rates for the wealthy.>


    <“At this point, both government and private-sector economists agree that sharp immediate cuts in government spending risk plunging our economy into a double-dip recession that will cost further jobs and ultimately worsen our fiscal situation,” the lawmakers wrote in a letter obtained by The Hill.>

    <They added that allowing the Bush tax rates for the wealthiest to expire at the end of next year would by itself “stop the growth of the deficit over the next decade.” >

    House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal - The Hill's On The Money
    How come the Democrats never consider spending less? You know, spend less money?
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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    And who is to blame for this? Lets dig out a State of the Union speech

    George W. Bush's First State of the Union Address - Wikisource


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    You can thank President George Bush for that.
    It's a real dilemma isn't it? I guess you can't decide whether you love Bush now or not.
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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    And who is to blame for this? Lets dig out a State of the Union speech

    George W. Bush's First State of the Union Address - Wikisource


    [/U][/B]

    You can thank President George Bush for that.
    As noted, the tax system has gone through machinations that have brought us to the current point. Part of the "compromises" that got us here were such that the bottom 47% doesn't pay squat. Now the whining bottom-feeding moochers want taxes raised just on the rich, ignoring that any tax break they got was part of the deal that took some tax burden off all of us.

    Its BS wealth envy, starting to become a panic, as the mocchers realize they are running out of OPM.

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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    How come the Democrats never consider spending less? You know, spend less money?
    dems get most of their votes by promising lots of voters lots of spending paid for by a minority of tax payers

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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    It's a real dilemma isn't it? I guess you can't decide whether you love Bush now or not.
    My mind was made up a very long time ago. No dilemma at all... for me. But I imagine the harsh reality of just who is responsible for that 47% kicks you pretty hard when you have to face it.
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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    . . .fair share isn't what you can afford. fair share is what you use and what you pay for
    But remember, many of our friends on the left are closet Marxists. They believe it is a shame that Karl was not able to get one or two of his catch phrases into our Constitution. We here the soft, sweet refrain over and over and over...from each according to his abilities (they don't pay their fair share), to each according to his needs (the middle class, the poor, and union members should pay less, preferably nothing).

    You just have to recognize them for what they are.

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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by Councilman View Post
    The the wealthy are the ones who create the jobs in our Nation. Look at what over taxing and stupid regulations have done to jobs and businesses in California.

    Liberals don't seem to care bout the damage the do as lomg as they get their way.
    Right...that must be why the "wealthy" have been creating sooo many jobs over the past decade as taxes approach their lowest levels for nearly 100 years. Hell, taxes haven't been this low since right before the Great Depression and before the US went from a second rate nation to a world power.

    Yet somehow the right-wing can never seem to put the pieces of the "puzzle" together...
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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    But remember, many of our friends on the left are closet Marxists. They believe it is a shame that Karl was not able to get one or two of his catch phrases into our Constitution. We here the soft, sweet refrain over and over and over...from each according to his abilities (they don't pay their fair share), to each according to his needs (the middle class, the poor, and union members should pay less, preferably nothing).

    You just have to recognize them for what they are.
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    Re: House Dems to call for expiration of Bush tax rates in debt-limit deal

    Quote Originally Posted by toddwv View Post
    Right...that must be why the "wealthy" have been creating sooo many jobs over the past decade as taxes approach their lowest levels for nearly 100 years. Hell, taxes haven't been this low since right before the Great Depression and before the US went from a second rate nation to a world power.

    Yet somehow the right-wing can never seem to put the pieces of the "puzzle" together...
    America was on its way of becoming the greatest nation in the world with no death taxes or income taxes

    are we getting stronger now that the rich pay 40% of the income tax and all the death tax?

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