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Top 1% pays 40% of income taxes.

Discussion in 'Latest Political News and Current Events' started by Nostra, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. Nostra

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  2. Marcus Aurelius

    Marcus Aurelius Governor Supporting Member

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    I'm middle class..... middle class income, lifestyle etc.

    I am STILL waiting for a liberal to reasonably make me believe that people who have more money than I do through their own efforts, should give me a portion of their income, thru taxation, simply because they have more of it than I happen to have.
     
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  3. PhilFish

    PhilFish Moderator Staff Member

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    They already contribute more.

    It's just not satisfactory to those who want more of it to offset their inadequate contribution
     
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  4. sensible don

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    What party put earned income credit into tax law......................wait for it..................GOP

    So there you go, YOUR PRECIOUS GOP PARTY , was the ONE TO GIVE PEOPLE UNEARNED TAX MONEY FOR HAVING MORE KIDS OR NOT HAVING A FATHER IN THE HOUSEHOLD.

    spin away !
     
  5. sensible don

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    Then why did your GOP party enact the Earned Income Credit - so Sony could sell more big screen TV'S?
     
  6. EatTheRich

    EatTheRich President

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    My proposal: people who get rich through their own efforts (actors, for example) should not be taxed. People who get rich through passively siphoning income from others (such as landlords) should be responsible for maintenance of the system they set up to allow them to do so.
     
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  7. Nostra

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    You just won dumbest post of the day.
     
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  9. EatTheRich

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    Translations: crap, guys, he’s on to us and our class warfare!
     
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  10. Nostra

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    What have I told you about your dumbass "translations" you use to attempt save face?
     
  11. EatTheRich

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    Nothing? Unless you have a link to the contrary.
     
  12. Nostra

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    I see your memory is as lacking as your knowledge of current events.
     
  13. guvnah

    guvnah Dilly Dilly!

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  14. guvnah

    guvnah Dilly Dilly!

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    Nice strawman pwnage.

    What do you do for an encore?
     
  15. Nostra

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    Like sales raxes? Pretty sure tge rich buy more stuff than the poor.

    Propery taxes? Pretty sue mansions have higher property taxes than your 800sq ft apartment.

    Gas taxes? Pretty sure all the yachts, limos, and private planes the rich own require more gas taxes than your bus pass.

    Next?
     
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  16. EatTheRich

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    Hardly at all?
     
  17. EatTheRich

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    When all is said and done, almost every adult American pays about the same effective tax rate, to support a state organized in the class interest of the bourgeoisie.
     
  18. Nostra

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    What bullshit. Almost half the country pays zero income tax.
     
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  19. guvnah

    guvnah Dilly Dilly!

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    With that level of ignorance right out the gate, I’m persuaded to let you wallow in it.

    Good luck with that.
     
  20. Nostra

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    I accept your concession.
     

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