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Old 11-17-2011, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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These are the same phonies who buy a $150,000 hybrid car, just so they can go to all the cocktail parties and claim to be a much more caring and concerned person then the rest of us.
Good point. Pretending you'd like to pay more taxes and driving a hybrid car must also get them some fantastic neo-progressive gullible chicks in their circles, and good on them for bragging about this at high-brow events to get a nice fat loan guarantee for starting a shill green energy company.

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Old 11-17-2011, 09:07 AM
 
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So they want Democrats to reject any deal that doesn't include a tax increase on millionaires......which basically means they have no problem forcing cuts to entitlements and defense as a result of the debt negotiation deal in August. That's what Committee Failure means. Forced cuts.

Do these idiots actually know anything about what they're saying?
They are millionaires and you are not? Right?
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:04 AM
 
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Two dozen millionaries say the middle class needs to pay more taxes
^^ That should be the headline considering letting the Bush Tax cuts expire will affect all income levels...

I make about 150K per year-- and live a very modest life while putting 2 people through school. They expect me to pay 31% tax rate instead of 28% just because they have already accumulated millions of net worth? Just because THEY are well off and rolling in dough, doesn't mean everyone in the middle class is.

What a crock.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:12 AM
 
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Hey!!!!

I don't make the news, I just report it.
The news should be about how america allows people to become a millionaire, even if they are an idiot.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:15 AM
 
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Two dozen millionaries say the middle class needs to pay more taxes
^^ That should be the headline considering letting the Bush Tax cuts expire will affect all income levels...

I make about 150K per year-- and live a very modest life while putting 2 people through school. They expect me to pay 31% tax rate instead of 28% just because they have already accumulated millions of net worth? Just because THEY are well off and rolling in dough, doesn't mean everyone in the middle class is.

What a crock.
They want to raise taxes on millionaires. 150K is not a millionaire and millionaires are not middle class
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:17 AM
 
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They want to raise taxes on millionaires. 150K is not a millionaire and millionaires are not middle class
A person could easily be a millionaire with a $150k/annual salary, especially if they have had that salary for a long time, and live in an inexpensive area.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:18 AM
 
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What about cutting spending?

Doesn't matter how much water you pour in, a bucket with a hole will still eventually run dry.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:19 AM
 
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Ask them if they want to raise the capital gains tax too. See how much they support that.
They were protesting over the Bush tax cuts, which include capital gains taxes.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:20 AM
 
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They want to raise taxes on millionaires. 150K is not a millionaire and millionaires are not middle class
A millionaire is an indication of wealth, not income. One can actually become a millionaire despite having $0 net income a year which means ZERO taxes.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:20 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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I'm gonna guess these are the millionaires who can circumvent the higher tax rates through accounting tricks and a team of lawyers, while their less wealthy competition cannot.
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