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Old 02-17-2011, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth Texas
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50% of the people do not pay taxes. They then have no investment in the country.
we have to rethink taxes and go to the fair tax. everyone is then invested in the country. everyone has more take home.We will have a bunch of tax lawyers needing work as well as IRS agents.

Close the borders. Aggressively use the present laws to go after those that employ illegals. Deport illegals. Then make a simple work visa program matching companies with those that want to work.

Term Limits

SS retirement age has to be moved to 70

Tort reform. Ability to buy health insurance across state lines.

keep kids on insurance until 26.

Civil unions.

Nuclear power plants must be built as we continue to drill for more of our own oil and develop wind

Stop all foreign aide we are broke why do we give our borrowed Chinese money to others

We no longer fight wars to win. As long as we are not trying to win bring our troops home.

Balance budget amendment

Cut all spending , all programs to 2006 levels for 5 years.

legalize and tax drugs

Legalize and tax prostitution

National concealed hand gun law

Close the UN and get it off our soil.
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:23 PM
 
Location: Littleton, CO
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What was the question?
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:29 PM
 
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50% of the people do not pay taxes.
Well, I happen to disagree with your very first statement, so that kinda invalidates the rest. I'd say that close to 99% of the people pay some kind of taxes. Can you back up the 50% claim?
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:35 PM
 
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The right wing Zombie Lie......only 50% of people pay taxes........LOL
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Warren County and loving it!
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I actually like a lot of your ideas. I don't think legalizing all cds are a good idea. Marijuana, yes, but a big no to the rest.
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:39 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth Texas
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Well, I happen to disagree with your very first statement, so that kinda invalidates the rest. I'd say that close to 99% of the people pay some kind of taxes. Can you back up the 50% claim?
Not income taxes
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:39 PM
 
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The right wing Zombie Lie......only 50% of people pay taxes........LOL
Please provide evidence, a link to prove your statement. YOu are saying it is a lie. So where is your proof. It is pretty unethical to do this without something to back it up.

This is EVIDENCE BTW: Evidence that refutes your claim.

The consequence of turning the tax code into a tool for social policy is that we now have a record 52 million filers off the income tax rolls. This means 36 percent of all so-called taxpayers actually pay zero in income taxes after taking their credits and deductions. But these figures don't include some 15 million people who work but don't earn enough to file a tax return. When these people are added to the non-payers, estimates the Tax Policy Center, the percentage of households who don't pay income taxes rises to 47 percent.
http://articles.cnn.com/2010-04-15/o...?_s=PM:OPINION
Furthermore when you add the illegals who don't pay and don't file the % is much higher than 50%. Evidence based debating. Now that is how you do it BTW.
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth Texas
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Well, I happen to disagree with your very first statement, so that kinda invalidates the rest. I'd say that close to 99% of the people pay some kind of taxes. Can you back up the 50% claim?
The Income Tax System is Broken

43 Percent Of Americans Pay No Federal Income Tax,

The Income Tax System is Broken - CBS News
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth Texas
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The right wing Zombie Lie......only 50% of people pay taxes........LOL
The Income Tax System is Broken

43 Percent Of Americans Pay No Federal Income Tax,

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/04/15/politics/otherpeoplesmoney/main4945874.shtml
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:42 PM
 
Location: 15 months till retirement and I can leave the hell hole of New Yakistan
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the top 50% of all wage earners pay 97% of the taxes

the bottom 50% pay only 3% of all taxes

47% of wage earners pay zero to nothing in federal income tax

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