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Thread: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    Your previous comment was about the progressiveness of the tax code. That link is about something else.
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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarB63 View Post
    the parasite never seems to think the host is doing enough for it
    Excellent post! Great analogy.

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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by proud2Bcatholic View Post
    Excellent post! Great analogy.
    what many seem to forget is that there reaches a point where the host can no longer both support the parasites and survive. we are doing no one any favors by keeping an ever growing segment of our population dependent on the efforts of others. how long will they survive once they bleed those paying for their support dry?
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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarB63 View Post
    the parasite never seems to think the host is doing enough for it
    true, the parasite advocates generally whine that they are not being given enough

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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    true, the parasite advocates generally whine that they are not being given enough
    Thats ironic coming from you. I thought immediately of trust fund babies and inheritence. You could change your statement just slightly to this:

    The Silk Diaper set generally whine that they were not being given enough.

    Its amazing what perspective does.

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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Thats ironic coming from you. I thought immediately of trust fund babies and inheritence. You could change your statement just slightly to this:

    The Silk Diaper set generally whine that they were not being given enough.

    Its amazing what perspective does.

    Perhaps now a line from Groucho? Or maybe some other Marx?
    Yes we know your rage against those whose parents were more industrious than yours. This sort of ranting is conclusive proof as to what motivates your anti rich diatribes. But what is funny is you thinking someone who is able to live off the wealth freely given to him is no different or even worse than the parasites who use government power to take from others and feed them

    I have never heard of anyone with silk diapers-perhaps its some new leftwing fetish. However, I have never heard of heirs whining that they weren't given enough. I am sure it happened-probably from those who whine about those who were given more because many people inherit something.

    Most of the whining comes from people who are mad others were "luckier" than they are.

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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    If certain corporations can completely skip taxation, then no.

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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wake View Post
    If certain corporations can completely skip taxation, then no.
    are we better off with the jobs those corporations supply and at the income taxes that come from it? do you even have a clue why this might happen? losses? they paid taxes in other jurisdiction? depreciation of machinery?

    Lots of the ranting is based on ignorance

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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post

    I have never heard of anyone with silk diapers-.
    Heard? Perhaps not.

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    Re: Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes in the United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Heard? Perhaps not.

    Seen? Every day of your life when you look in the mirror.
    that's pretty stupid- Do you know why families such as mine stay rich other than the fact we work hard and smart? because we don't waste money on stupid things. Envy is just so silly

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