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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by Carleen View Post
    Ronald Reagan gave the wealthy their first tax break and then taxed social security to pay for it. So wrong and other republicans have continued to reduce their tax breaks. So who do you think pays for it?
    The top 1%.
    The top 1 percent paid a greater share of individual income taxes (37.3 percent) than the bottom 90 percent combined (30.5 percent).

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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by James972 View Post
    The super rich have no money to speak of !! Liberals have us in debt $30 trillion!! Do you understand?? THe problem is liberals not the super rich like Gates Jobs etc who make enormous contributions to our society while liberal cripple us and bleed us dry??
    There's too much dishonest idiocy here.

    Quote Originally Posted by James972 View Post
    Liberals have us in debt $30 trillion!!
    Clinton inherited a yearly deficit. He left with a surplus.

    Bush inherited that surplus. His last fiscal year resulted in a deficit over one trillion dollars (he first increased the debt to ~440 billion/year via tax cuts for the richest and Medicare D; he signed TARP in his last year, several hundred billion more right there).

    Obama inherited that over-trillion dollar yearly deficit. By the time he left, he had brought it down to just around Bush's 440 billion/year.

    Trump inherited that 440 billion/year. He now has us borrowing over a trillion a year for, you got it, more tax cuts for the rich.



    Please stop lying.

    Please stop saying such idiotic things.

    Thank you.



    Quote Originally Posted by James972 View Post
    Do you understand??
    Yes. <----- also, note the number of punctuation marks.

    You clearly do not.

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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Person View Post
    Please stop saying such idiotic things.
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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by KLATTU View Post
    Are you in the top 10% ? that's who pays all the taxes.
    I dunno... top 10%? Maybe. Certainly not the top 1%. I do know that federal income taxes are a major expense.


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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    I dunno... top 10%? Maybe. Certainly not the top 1%. I do know that federal income taxes are a major expense.
    top 1% pays 44 % of all income tax collected by IRS. Its stealing from our more productive and innovative folks. Its so stupid and counterproductive only a liberal would want it

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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Person View Post
    There's too much dishonest idiocy here.
    But as a liberal you lack the IQ to say why its Idiocy- right? How did i know that.

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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Person View Post
    Clinton inherited a yearly deficit. He left with a surplus.
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    Dear, Clinton was a liberal, big spender. Newt balanced the budget, not Clinton, by promising a Balanced Budget Amendment which would in effect make liberalsim illegal as our Founders intended. Now do you understand?

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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    You posted:

    Do you have any reason to think that or is it pure liberal goofing???

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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by James972 View Post
    But as a liberal you lack the IQ to say why its Idiocy- right?
    Contemptible personal attack aside, you do realize that your response is in the same thread as my post, right? Mine 12, yours 16, this one 19. Same page for almost everyone, unless someone does 5/page.

    So you realize that someone can scroll up and see I specifically focused on your claim that "liberals" are the ones who have us 30 trillion in debt (I think you're off by some trillions, but anyway), and said the part you dishonestly cut out from your quote:


    Quote Originally Posted by James972 View Post
    Liberals have us in debt $30 trillion!! Do you understand??
    Me in response:


    Clinton inherited a yearly deficit. He left with a surplus.

    Bush inherited that surplus. His last fiscal year resulted in a deficit over one trillion dollars (he first increased the debt to ~440 billion/year via tax cuts for the richest and Medicare D; he signed TARP in his last year, several hundred billion more right there).

    Obama inherited that over-trillion dollar yearly deficit. By the time he left, he had brought it down to just around Bush's 440 billion/year.

    Trump inherited that 440 billion/year. He now has us borrowing over a trillion a year for, you got it, more tax cuts for the rich.



    Please stop lying.

    Please stop saying such idiotic things.

    Thank you.



    The debt is mostly conservatives. You keep slashing taxes, then blaming the left for not slashing spending to meet your demands. The people you vote for don't even care about slashing spending. You're doing it. You're the ones at fault. Raise us back to Clinton rates. If people feel too much pain, then we can talk about cutting spending. That first. Not the other way - the stupid way - your way - around.

    We are the ones who want to pay for what we spend. You are the ones who want to spend then demand "the left" pays your bill.
    Last edited by Mr Person; 07-01-19 at 11:13 PM.

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    Re: ‘We Are Part of the Problem’: Billionaires and Heirs Demand Wealth Tax

    Quote Originally Posted by James972 View Post
    top 1% pays 44 % of all income tax collected by IRS. Its stealing from our more productive and innovative folks. Its so stupid and counterproductive only a liberal would want it
    Only a liberal would support a graduated income tax, such as we've had for several decades?

    Please explain how you came to that conclusion.


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