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Old 02-25-2009, 06:15 PM
 
Location: The Planet Mars
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This Thursday the Obama administration will announce the first legislative proposal to begin rolling back the Bush Tax Cuts for the rich, and to redistrubute the tax burden more towards the affluent - WHICH IS WHERE IT SHOULD BE!!!

The days of Dubya's evil smirk are over!!!

Obama will once again make the rich pay their fair share, and to reverse the massive distribution of wealth from the middle-class to the rich that occurred during the Bush administration..

This is change we can believe in!!!

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/26/us...t.html?_r=1&hp
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Old 02-25-2009, 06:35 PM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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This Thursday the Obama administration will announce the first legislative proposal to begin rolling back the Bush Tax Cuts for the rich, and to redistrubute the tax burden more towards the affluent - WHICH IS WHERE IT SHOULD BE!!!

The days of Dubya's evil smirk are over!!!

Obama will once again make the rich pay their fair share, and to reverse the massive distribution of wealth from the middle-class to the rich that occurred during the Bush administration..

This is change we can believe in!!!

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/26/us...t.html?_r=1&hp

How does this make you any richer. Why is it fair that those who spent all that time and money on college should pay a higher percentage than anyone else. They are getting payed what they have worked for. Life Is Not Fair, Grow Up
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Old 02-25-2009, 06:54 PM
 
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How does this make you any richer. Why is it fair that those who spent all that time and money on college should pay a higher percentage than anyone else. They are getting payed what they have worked for. Life Is Not Fair, Grow Up
We disagree with you. Giving tax breaks to the rich doesn't make any sense, they can afford to pay a higher percentage. I'll use an extreme example: Someone making 20 million a year pays 10 million in taxes, he isn't close to starving with the remaining 10 million. But if someone makes 30k, and the government wants 10, what are they supposed to do? The rich will remain rich after we take away their tax breaks the poor will remain poor after we give them tax breaks. But now the country will be a better place for a large majority of the population.
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Old 02-25-2009, 07:12 PM
 
Location: Fly-over country.
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We disagree with you. Giving tax breaks to the rich doesn't make any sense, they can afford to pay a higher percentage. I'll use an extreme example: Someone making 20 million a year pays 10 million in taxes, he isn't close to starving with the remaining 10 million. But if someone makes 30k, and the government wants 10, what are they supposed to do? The rich will remain rich after we take away their tax breaks the poor will remain poor after we give them tax breaks. But now the country will be a better place for a large majority of the population.
this class envy and victimization is a troubling trend.

your point that taking rich people's money and giving it to someone else "just because" is probably the saddest thing I've read in a long time

you've decided that the rich remain rich and the poor remain poor -- and that right there is absolute nonsense
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Old 02-25-2009, 07:16 PM
 
Location: New York, New York
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This Thursday the Obama administration will announce the first legislative proposal to begin rolling back the Bush Tax Cuts for the rich, and to redistrubute the tax burden more towards the affluent - WHICH IS WHERE IT SHOULD BE!!!

The days of Dubya's evil smirk are over!!!

Obama will once again make the rich pay their fair share, and to reverse the massive distribution of wealth from the middle-class to the rich that occurred during the Bush administration..

This is change we can believe in!!!

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/26/us...t.html?_r=1&hp
Now thats the kind of change I voted for!
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Old 02-25-2009, 07:16 PM
 
Location: Apple Valley Calif
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This Thursday the Obama administration will announce the first legislative proposal to begin rolling back the Bush Tax Cuts for the rich, and to redistrubute the tax burden more towards the affluent - WHICH IS WHERE IT SHOULD BE!!!

The days of Dubya's evil smirk are over!!!

Obama will once again make the rich pay their fair share, and to reverse the massive distribution of wealth from the middle-class to the rich that occurred during the Bush administration..

This is change we can believe in!!!

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/26/us...t.html?_r=1&hp
Wake up, Bob, come into the real world. OK, so you were fooled too. Lots of not so smart people were...
Obama is a complete fool. That sound like someone else you know.../.???
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Old 02-25-2009, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Chicago Suburbs
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This Thursday the Obama administration will announce the first legislative proposal to begin rolling back the Bush Tax Cuts for the rich, and to redistrubute the tax burden more towards the affluent - WHICH IS WHERE IT SHOULD BE!!!

The days of Dubya's evil smirk are over!!!

Obama will once again make the rich pay their fair share, and to reverse the massive distribution of wealth from the middle-class to the rich that occurred during the Bush administration..

This is change we can believe in!!!

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/26/us...t.html?_r=1&hp
Sorry for your class envy, but there are not enough "rich" people to tax,that will even put a dent in the criminal expenditures by our present government.
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Old 02-25-2009, 07:38 PM
 
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How does this make you any richer. Why is it fair that those who spent all that time and money on college should pay a higher percentage than anyone else. They are getting payed what they have worked for. Life Is Not Fair, Grow Up

you know this argument is really tired. If people who make so much money were to get upset over getting taxed more were to really react, they'd justs shut their operations down, and lay off everybody in their companies, but no.

see, the thing about millionaires is they know how to save and generate revenue way better than the "little guy" and they usually adjust to such a tax hike on them. they don't think like Middle class or working class people.

they already know how to make money so all they do is adjust their behavior and make money to compensate for what they've lost.

yes, yes, I know they'll pay more, but as long as they make what they're accustomed to, they'll be A OK,

so please stop talking as though you were a millionaire.

Warren Buffet is the first one who favors tax hikes on the rich and he's the U.S.'s richest man.

I swear the rich and those that "work" are two different people

working people spend their money on lotto tickets and trying to "look rich" while millionaires spend all their TIME hoarding their money and trying to "look poor" as can bee.

you might have a couple millionaires in your neighborhood.

Warren Buffet's home is worth like $300,000 yet HE'S worth 50 BILLION dollars.

please get over yourselves, Obama's only trying to do a service for the people who are struggling as we speak.

I have a job and the only time I complain is when my light bill is jacked up by 30%

but I'll get over it since my retirement won't be around for another 40 years.
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Old 02-25-2009, 07:39 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Welcome to the new USSA.

United Socialist States of America.

Why bother to bust your butt for years with school and work, if Comrade Obama is going to take it away from you.
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Old 02-25-2009, 07:53 PM
 
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this class envy and victimization is a troubling trend.

your point that taking rich people's money and giving it to someone else "just because" is probably the saddest thing I've read in a long time

you've decided that the rich remain rich and the poor remain poor -- and that right there is absolute nonsense
Um I do believe all were doing is taking away the tax breaks that the rich were given, and instead taxing the poor less... Its not like Obama is the first person to change tax percentages on certain brackets. Were merely undoing the counter-productive tax plan that Bush put in place.

And you didn't even refute anything I said. Obviously were not just giving tax breaks to lower income families "just because". Is that your argument?

And are you saying that the rich will somehow not be rich anymore after their 3% increase? Or that the poor will all of a sudden become rich?
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