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

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    When people act like parasites I call them parasites. If you don't want to be called a parasite stop being one. The problem this country has is your plans has made them parasites against their will. Now they sit back expecting things from other people as if they deserve it. I feel sorry for the middle class and the poor because they have you on their back trying to make them feel weak.
    Thanks for providing a defense of the spoiled rich brats, I am sure they are very appreciative! If the working poor and seniors are parasites, why is it the rich are the bloated blood suckers with most of the country's wealth?
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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by presluc View Post
    Ah, taxes well the American government needs taxes, those that have money and jobs pay taxes those that do not have a job do not, do the math.

    Now you can call the poor people parasites and call the unemploed lazy.
    Bottom line if one does not have money the government can not take money who does that leave?
    If you think the boys in D.C. are going to take a salary cut to get more taxes WELL?
    But that is logical, that will never compute for the far right.
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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    it sure works on stuff like excise taxes on firearms and it works fine on SS and Medicare.
    It fails miserably as a basis for a national taxation system - and that is by your own admission.

    As to the other stuff, I would welcome your data and analysis to see if you have point or not.
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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by LesGovt View Post
    I see you love tyranny.
    Huh if the richest taxes are raised we are all the sudden were in "tyranny"? Man we really must of been in tyranny in the 1940's then....
    Last edited by TheDemSocialist; 08-31-11 at 05:53 PM.


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

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    welfare socialist is a different creature than hard core socialists
    That was not an answer TurtleDude... Please answer the question... If you can, i know it must be really hard to...


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

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    Thanks for providing a defense of the spoiled rich brats, I am sure they are very appreciative! If the working poor and seniors are parasites, why is it the rich are the bloated blood suckers with most of the country's wealth?
    Apparently the rich just work harder than the poor.

    Who am I to work 60 hours per week and demand access to affordable health care on my $10 /hr wage? If I want health care I'll work 100 hours per week like my rich counterparts.
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    Re: What purpose did the tax cut for the wealthiest serve?

    Quote Originally Posted by presluc View Post
    Odd the middle class in Greece wasn't week nor Paris.
    The poor and middle class wasn't week in Seattle.
    If you trace back history you will find the middle class and poor wasn't week in the 60's either.

    However if you track back in history after 1929 a lot of rich were jumping off buildings , in 2008 the rich were in trouble they ask to be bailed out with taxpayer money to save their company, their job and their bonus
    Which is week here?

    A majority "a huge majority of poor and middle class want jobs with a fair wage to pay taxes and make a living.
    A majority of the rich want more tax cuts, more profit, more money.
    Who cares more about America???
    I sure haven't seen many of us who oppose more and more welfare socialism and soak the rich (ie everyone in the top tax bracket, not just the Paris Hiltons who are often used as a surrogate for all the rich) supporting those bailouts



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

    Quote Originally Posted by Bardo View Post
    Apparently the rich just work harder than the poor.

    Who am I to work 60 hours per week and demand access to affordable health care on my $10 /hr wage? If I want health care I'll work 100 hours per week like my rich counterparts.
    explain to me why I should have to work X hours a week to pay for your health care in addition to paying for mine?

    It is certainly not my fault or my doing if you are not skilled enough to gain sufficient compensation to pay for your own needs



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

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    It fails miserably as a basis for a national taxation system - and that is by your own admission.

    As to the other stuff, I would welcome your data and analysis to see if you have point or not.
    a progressive income tax fails and has contributed to the current mess we have today



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

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Huh if the richest taxes are raised we are all the sudden were in "tyranny"? Man we really must of been in tyranny in the 1940's then....
    I think you were trying to say that I was saying that increasing taxes on the richest people was tyranny. That is not why I said that Earl liked tyranny. Here is what he said:

    Quote Originally Posted by EarlzP View Post
    It sounds like you are describing exactly what had already happened with the combination of deregulation and the Bush tax cuts, find a new tune we have heard that one, taxes should be raised dramatically "60 to 70%"on any company that has relocated more then 40% of their workforce, Instead of giving tax payer dollars to companies relocating overseas we should impose high import taxes on them
    First, an individual wealthy person may not be impacted by Earl's suggested taxing policy as he or she could be retired or own a company that is totally in the U.S. Second, his plan is tyranny in that he is dictating to companies how much of their business has to be in the U.S.

    Tyranny: Oppressive power exerted by government.

    What Earl is seeking is oppressive, authoritarian tyranny. If a company has 60% of its employees in the U.S. and 40% overseas, the company cannot expand their business unless they come out with new products for the U.S. market (which may not be in their best interest) or are able to capture a larger share of the U.S. market (which may not be that likely). God help them if they lose market share to a competitor in the U.S. or gain a new contract overseas.
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