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    Re: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    Lets say everyone paid 25% income taxes to the IRS. Even if someone only made 15,000 after taxes they would net 11,250. I'm sure that would qualify them for government assistance, but that way they would be at least footing part of the bill.
    Someone making 250,000 would be paying 62,500, 1 million 250,000....
    just thinking...
    There would be little to no incentive not to work or not to continue to strive for even more.
    The more successful the more prosperity for the whole country.
    Save your breath, Barb. It's less to with everyone paying their, "fair share", and more to do with soaking the rich. Because, as we all know, rich folks are evil.
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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: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by Patria Antiqua View Post
    Clearly, you've never owned a dog.

    I really don't care if most people see me as insane. All that means is that the popular will is against me. In most cases, that means a person is onto something.
    I have owned four in the last 10 years, sadly we lost one last friday but she was 15 so it was time

    you are insane with your hatred of the current system

    what you want will never exist and never has. what you are on might be a Controlled substance



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    Re: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by Patria Antiqua View Post
    Yes.

    I was born a serf to the capitalist class, and, barring a drastic change in my circumstances, I will die a serf to the capitalist class.
    The "capitalist class" changes yearly, monthly and daily. Personally, I am thankful for my position is society. I feel privileged to be born in a country such as the US.

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    Re: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by Patria Antiqua View Post
    Yes.

    I was born a serf to the capitalist class, and, barring a drastic change in my circumstances, I will die a serf to the capitalist class.
    be a good peasant and fetch me a cup of coffee!



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    Re: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    There's always going to be a, "ruling class", even moreso under socialism. The difference is, you transfer the elitisim from the private sector to the government.

    We have a government that protects us from the private sector elite. But, who is going to protect us from the government.

    I hear about people, all the time, preaching socialism, but I rarely see them giving up their **** for the common good.
    As long as that's your attitude, I suppose that is true. There will be a ruling class as long as people are willing to tolerate it.

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    Re: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Nothing like arguments for state socialism. I can at least understand libertarian socialism, but transfering resource ownership to the state? lol. Socialized property should belong to the community--commune. I love arguments like this it basically turns into utopian thought lol!
    Don't tread on me= Don't tread on my corporate masters

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    Re: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    be a good peasant and fetch me a cup of coffee!
    You're probably a serf, too.
    Quote Originally Posted by drz-400 View Post
    The "capitalist class" changes yearly, monthly and daily. Personally, I am thankful for my position is society. I feel privileged to be born in a country such as the US.
    It actually doesn't change all that much, as far as I can tell. Nobody has ever bothered to substantiate this idea that anyone who works hard enough will the new CEO of Walmart.

    It doesn't matter if the slave can become the master, slavery is still unjustified.

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    Re: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by Patria Antiqua View Post
    As long as that's your attitude, I suppose that is true. There will be a ruling class as long as people are willing to tolerate it.
    And, we saw on November 2, of this year, that the American people will only tolerate so much bull**** from the, "ruling class".

    I'm still trying to figure out where you're coming from. On one hand, you hate the, "ruling class", and then on the other hand you seem perfectly willing to give over all our wealth to the government. Do we really want politicians to control the nation's wealth?
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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: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by Z3n View Post
    Nothing like arguments for state socialism. I can at least understand libertarian socialism, but transfering resource ownership to the state? lol. Socialized property should belong to the community--commune. I love arguments like this it basically turns into utopian thought lol!
    You either throw your lot in with the state, or you leave the fate of the nation in the hands of its people.

    I don't trust the many, do you? If there's anything we know that can put a stop to the law of the jungle, it's government.

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    Re: Tentative agreement reached on tax cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    And, we saw on November 2, of this year, that the American people will only tolerate so much bull**** from the, "ruling class".

    I'm still trying to figure out where you're coming from. On one hand, you hate the, "ruling class", and then on the other hand you seem perfectly willing to give over all our wealth to the government. Do we really want politicians to control the nation's wealth?
    As far as I'm concerned ruling class as a method of economic determinism consists of BOTH the state and the private sector. The logic of these arguments is that in order to abolish working class alienation and wage slavery we need to abolish the market, the state, capital etc. Inequality and competition being replaced with equality and cooperation remedies societal ill.
    Don't tread on me= Don't tread on my corporate masters

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