Buffet owes a billion in back taxes yet the new proposal is named after him?

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  1. Grampa Murked U
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    Can I have the Geithner tax plan instead?

    Seriously does Obama have any supporters that havnt broken the law or cheated the system?
     
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    Buffet pays himself only 100 grand a year and lives in a modest suburban home. His wealth comes from capital gains. Does Obama's plan raise the capital gains tax?
     
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    buffett doesn't owe a billion dollars.


    fail
     
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    You know I think there's something really weird about someone who continually calls to raise taxes on other's--but is giving the Federal Government a 10 year hard time about paying a past due tax bill. Is it me that's weird or what?--:lol:

    Update: Warren Buffett’s Company Owes Nearly $1 Billion in Taxes | TheBlaze.com
     
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    yeah
     
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    The IRS doesn't think he failed. In fact they think he owes a shit ton of money and he seems to agree based on what he has said. Yet he won't pay?!?

    I dunno but it all seems very hypocritical and shady to me.
     
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    It should, but not to the same level as the income tax rate.
     
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    berkshire hathaway is in court over a billion dollar tax bill.

    it's a publicly traded corporation.

    megafail
     
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    If he wants to get taxed then make this law go after him and him alone for one billion dollars. End of discussion.
     
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    His company does.

    Fail.
     

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