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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by Morality Games View Post
    I'm not sure how their motivations are relevant. Obviously people who are seeking a loan on a home have a predisposition to want to believe that they will be able to make those payments and free themselves of the debt, and the bank has a predisposition to want to make them believe that too.



    Hooray for no consequences for anyone except the people who got foreclosed on. Yaayyy!!!
    Make no mistake- I think every bank doing unwise business should have been allowed to fail- across the board. No bailouts, period. That being said, people who borrow money should not do it without considering the risks. To do otherwise, is to be foolish. If you are taken for a fool, it's nobody's fault but your own.
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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    Meh, most of the sheeple think they are unique, so I guess that makes you unique too.
    you are the one who wants the safety of big brother's pen to keep you safe from the wolves on the range

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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    Make no mistake- I think every bank doing unwise business should have been allowed to fail- across the board. No bailouts, period. That being said, people who borrow money should not do it without considering the risks. To do otherwise, is to be foolish. If you are taken for a fool, it's nobody's fault but your own.
    Keyword: Fraud.

    Putting numbers on papers that are false to convince people to sign stuff.

    Saying you don't support bailouts is easy, but the spurs the destruction of the American dollar and lead to an economic dark age, from which the emergent economic powers are (1) uncertain and (2) in the spirit of 1, not necessarily the United States of America, which is unacceptable to the United States of America, because everyone in it lives off of being a superpower.
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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    you are the one who wants the safety of big brother's pen to keep you safe from the wolves on the range
    Actually, I'm a fox.

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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    Those guys can see the writing on the wall. They know that the government is going to succeed in raising their taxes soon. Heck, if I had a lot of money, I'd be leaving too. This country is becoming nothing but a money sucking machine aimed at those big bad rich guys.
    Should we break out the brie to enjoy with your whine? Like Faux News, you are purveying ideas that are not consistent with reality. Taxes on the wealthy have been falling for years and the environment for maintenance or further lowering of taxes is as good as ever.

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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Oh, look at that. Another nominal v effective tax rates fail

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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    Apparently its mostly the wealthy already living abroad who are renouncing their citizenship for tax reasons. Taxes or no, is Europe really a better place to safeguard their wealth than the US?
    I remember reading articles about that and I know some expats living aboard. It seems like expats from other countries believe America treats theirs unfairly. Most other countries do not make their citizens pay taxes if they live aboard. As some expats will explain, they review it as taxation without representation. I can understand why it would be frustrating.

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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    People who renounce their citizenship shouldn't be allowed to hide behind Citizens United and influence our government. **** that. That better not be happening, but I am sure it can happen.

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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    Should we break out the brie to enjoy with your whine? Like Faux News, you are purveying ideas that are not consistent with reality. Taxes on the wealthy have been falling for years and the environment for maintenance or further lowering of taxes is as good as ever.

    nytimes_taxes_graph.jpg
    Only because the Republicans have succeeded in keeping the Democrats in check...but how long is THAT going to last? Especially if Obama gets re-elected. You DO know what's going to happen in December...right?

    btw, if you aren't going to post a pic big enough for old guys like me to read...don't bother posting them at all.
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    re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    And I strongly urge you to exercise that option.
    Btw hay, what exactly am I supposed to do anyway?

    You say you want me to leave but then if I do you yell and scream and call me names for leaving. The only possible thing you could really want is for me to sit down and shut up so you can use me without listening to my protest. Anything else doesn't make any sense if your words are to believed.

    Though I'm guessing I'm just creating monsters again..
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