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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by U.S. Socialist. View Post
    Taxes aren't theft. They are the price you pay for civilization. You don't wanna pay taxes then go live in the woods.
    The government has nothing so it must take from somebody. That is theft.

    Is some theft necessary? Yes.

    But predetermined theft is the worst kind.
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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoot 88 View Post
    The government has nothing so it must take from somebody. That is theft.

    Is some theft necessary? Yes.

    But predetermined theft is the worst kind.
    socialists divide their time between justifying the productive paying too many taxes and supporting the unproductive or lazy getting full citizenship rights without any meaningful contributions



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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    the poorest people aren't the ones making up most of the military so your rant is silly. and its stupid to send off some guy at harvard medical school to be in the infantry. once a draft is enacted, individual rights no longer matter since they are subservient to the "common good" and the common good should be concerned with efficient allocation of talent meaning very smart people should be assigned to tasks that require brilliance while cannon fodder can be staffed with dullards
    What happens when an individual goes to Harvard do they grow a third leg, doctors are nothing more then high paid auto mechanics. Unfortunately having a high intellect means nothing if you don't use it and way to many highly qualified people never have an opportunity to get into Harvard.

    Cannon fodder? That's how you describe other human beings? No one should ever be considered better or less disposable then any one else, Opportunity determines out come not intelligence. The rich have been being carried on the backs of the middle class and poor for way to long and need to be brought back to reality

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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by EarlzP View Post
    What happens when an individual goes to Harvard do they grow a third leg, doctors are nothing more then high paid auto mechanics. Unfortunately having a high intellect means nothing if you don't use it and way to many highly qualified people never have an opportunity to get into Harvard.

    Cannon fodder? That's how you describe other human beings? No one should ever be considered better or less disposable then any one else, Opportunity determines out come not intelligence. The rich have been being carried on the backs of the middle class and poor for way to long and need to be brought back to reality
    If society discards individual rights for the "common good' then treating people fairly or equally goes down the toilet. people should be assigned to where their talents are most needed in such a fascist environment.



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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    If society discards individual rights for the "common good' then treating people fairly or equally goes down the toilet. people should be assigned to where their talents are most needed in such a fascist environment.
    And you think that a Harvard student can't be taught to load and aim a weapon is that it? Maybe you think that a son or daughter in Harvard is more important then a son or daughter not going into a Ivy League college?

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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by EarlzP View Post
    And you think that a Harvard student can't be taught to load and aim a weapon is that it? Maybe you think that a son or daughter in Harvard is more important then a son or daughter not going into a Ivy League college?
    they can be but a guy with an IQ of 95 can fight well but he sure cannot make much of a doctor or aerospace engineeer.



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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by U.S. Socialist. View Post
    Taxes aren't theft. They are the price you pay for civilization. You don't wanna pay taxes then go live in the woods.
    Better yet - go live on the moon.
    Our nation will be better with Scrooge McDuck and Ebenezer Scrooge gone....lol

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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoot 88 View Post
    I would go as far as abolishing the income tax completely.

    Involuntary theft.

    At least you have some amount of choice with a consumption tax.

    If you disregard what is best for the country and make more than $200,000, I am not at all suprised that you would be for a consumption tax.

    However, for the great majority who care about what is best for the country and makes less than $200,000 it is a stupid idea and will never get passed. It is why you don't hear any serious presidential candidates calling for replacing the income tax with a consumption tax.
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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    socialists divide their time between justifying the productive paying too many taxes and supporting the unproductive or lazy getting full citizenship rights without any meaningful contributions
    There you go again calling our forefathers socialists.
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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by EarlzP View Post
    And you think that a Harvard student can't be taught to load and aim a weapon is that it? Maybe you think that a son or daughter in Harvard is more important then a son or daughter not going into a Ivy League college?
    We need to reinstitute the draft. We would have a whole lot less optional wars if everyone had some skin in the game rather than predominantly the lower income class who need jobs because of 30 years of failed trickle down economics.
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