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View Poll Results: What would you do?
Keep working 52 54.17%
Work less hours 11 11.46%
Quit working 17 17.71%
I don't work anyways 16 16.67%
Voters: 96. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-16-2018, 09:14 PM
 
Location: Mexico City (at the moment)
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Keep working. UBI would cover my property taxes, and thatís about it.
Lol.

Have you considered the steep tax rate climb that would be necessary to pay for such nonsense?

You would likely be behind the curve.

It's only "free" money to socialists and other such lower life forms.
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Old 09-16-2018, 09:20 PM
 
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Move.

Because that means my taxes are gonna go thru the roof to pay for all the deadbeat freeloaders.
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Old 09-16-2018, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Jewel Lake (Sagle) Idaho
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Keep working. UBI would cover my property taxes, and thatís about it.
What's the point though? Your taxes will be raised so high to fund UBI that you won't bring home enough to pay for anything anyway.
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Old 09-16-2018, 09:25 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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What's the point though? Your taxes will be raised so high to fund UBI that you won't bring home enough to pay for anything anyway.
This.
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Old 09-16-2018, 09:26 PM
 
Location: Jewel Lake (Sagle) Idaho
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This.
The thing is, the brain-dead leeches that promote socialism always pass paying for it off on someone else. Those that will still work, will still produce. When people decide they are tired of being slaves to those that produce nothing and only take, socialism falls apart.
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Old 09-16-2018, 09:32 PM
 
Location: Jewel Lake (Sagle) Idaho
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So you won't be taking part in Medicare when it comes that time RIGHT?
Considering I have been paying into Medicare my entire working life, you can count on me doing what I can to get some small portion of that back. Which has exactly WHAT to do with handing money to people that have done nothing their entire lives? Well, except get stoned and breed.

Why would I accept working as a slave, when I can sit on my butt and be handed money for doing nothing? More importantly, why would I work to support a system that thinks that it has the right to make a slave out of me? Stop producing, stop paying taxes, stop supporting a system that requires people to be sacrificed for others.

The alternative is "stopping the motor of the world".
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Old 09-16-2018, 09:55 PM
 
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What's the point though? Your taxes will be raised so high to fund UBI that you won't bring home enough to pay for anything anyway.
I can only think that the majority of people who answered "keep working" to this question did not consider the marginal tax rates that would result and the resulting incentives to try to replace some of your time earning dollar income with time doing things that reduce your spending level.
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Old 09-16-2018, 10:43 PM
 
Location: SGV
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The money will just appear out of thin air and all taxes and prices will remain the same.

It's in the Marxist handbook folks.

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Old 09-17-2018, 12:34 AM
 
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Take a leave of absence and live off my savings until the lunatics who passed this bizarre crap were purged out of existence.
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Old 09-17-2018, 12:53 AM
 
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I heard a conservative analysis that made the case that getting rid of the current welfare system and providing a UBI might save the government money because of the waste involved in government.

I might be ok with it if we could shut down all of the government agencies involved in the current welfare distribution
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