72% of American favor the Buffett Rule

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    Washington (CNN) - Hours before a crucial Senate vote over the so-called "Buffett Rule," a new national poll indicates that nearly three-quarters of Americans support the measure to require people earning $1 million a year or more to pay at least 30% in taxes.

    According to a CNN/ORC International survey, 72% favor the bill, which is named for billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who has argued that it's unfair that he pays a lower tax rate than his secretary. Twenty-seven percent oppose the measure.

    CNN Poll: 7 out of 10 support ‘Buffett Rule’ – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs
     
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    Your an ignorant lemming... Its truly sad :eusa_boohoo:
     
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    I dont care what anyone else pays. I want to pay less.
     
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    The 400 highest-earning taxpayers in the U.S. reported a record $105 billion in total adjusted gross income in 2006, but they paid just $18 billion in tax, new Internal Revenue Service figures show. That works out to an average federal income tax bite of 17%--the lowest rate paid by the richest 400 during the 15-year period covered by the IRS statistics. The average federal tax bite on the top 400 was 30% in 1995 and 23% in 2002.

    http://www.forbes.com/2009/01/29/irs-high-income-personal-finance-taxes_0129_wealthy_americans.html
     
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    That poll was taken inside your pants...
     
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    "people earning $1 million a year or more to pay at least 30% in taxes"

    Left out.... "this is earnings that have already been taxed once"

    "This is earnings that can just as easily be left in the bank to earn interest"

    "This is also WEALTH REDISTRIBUTION" :eusa_whistle:
     
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    :gives: REALLY...? Who the fuck cares??
     
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    Get back to me when you show some outrage at all the waste in this regime... here is an example.

    SOLYNDRA
     
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    99 Wolves and one sheep and we're gonna vote on what's for dinner?

    Sounds like dimocraps alright
     
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