Buffett: Tax cuts for all but the rich

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    How do you explain how a marketing manager and an accounting who make a combined income of $250K per year are at all analogous to a multi-billionaire such as Buffett who already has so much sheltered wealth that taxes are irrelevant to his life style and financial security?
     
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    But he already put all his money out of reach of the government, right?
     
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    Nothing's stopping Buffett from volutarily giving all of his money to the government if he so chooses. Why the upper levels of the middle class should be dragged along has nothing to do with taxes and a great deal to do with Buffett's psychological deficiencies.
     
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    Yep hes the only guy whos opinion matters. Im sure there are no other rich people who are financially and economically intelligent who would dissagree with Mr. Buffet. I agree that he can voluntarily give all his money to the government if it makes him feel better. Why doesn't anybody ever do that?
     
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    How do you explain that you just described me and my wife and yet Im completely ok with letting the cuts expire for the "rich"? I realize the money has to come from somewhere and better to be from people who do have it, then those who don't.
     
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    Great. Donate your own money if you wish. Just don't force your worldview on the rest of us.
     
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    LOL, one of THE greatest financial minds in the modern era and yet you know more then him when it comes to money, right?
     
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    I should say the same thing to you. Don't force your worldview on me. Now where does that put us?
     
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    In the place we are now, Buffett and you don't put your money where your mouth is. He had a few billion laying around and didn't give it to the government, he gave it to charity. Why do you think that is?
     

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