Americans Favor "Buffett Rule" by 60% to 37%

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    Americans Favor

    Here's another area where the GOP is out of touch with the average American.
     
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    All polls that do not favor the right are out of touch with reality!
     
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    Well, if you tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth it wouldn't be so durn confusing. The Buffett rule is not quite what it's been touted to be!! There is a difference in earned income and capital gains, the left just doesn't quite let everyone know that.

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    yea I know:doubt:, they told us the moon was made out of cheese but I didn't believe it...woe is me....
     
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    Yep unearned income should be taxed at a higher rate.
     
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    Since 50% of Americans don't pay income taxes this is no surprise.
     
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    Kinda amazed it's only 60% when you consider less than 1% of US households are actually making over $1M annually. That means over 39% of people who wouldn't even be directly effected by this tax increase are yet still opposed on principle to the idea of taxing others in the name of "fairness" leftists cry about. That's telling.

    Household income in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Tyranny by the majority is just as acceptable to me as tyranny by the minority.
     
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    Ah that's okay, go ahead and tax the shit out of capital gains, we can just shift our savings/investments from shares in US corporations to piles of gold and other tangible conversions. Probably a good idea anyhow, all things considered.
     
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    Nope, earned income should be taxed at a lower rate than it currently is.
     

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