mitt vs lady gaga

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    Mitt made $21 mill last year Lady Gaga made over $90 Mil last year....So your point of him making too much money does nothing for me. I do not hear one person telling Lady Gaga to give up her money. So shut it!
     
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    and....Lady Gaga employed less people on her road crew and they only worked longer hours than anyone in the Romney food chain.

    Romney helped build companies, Lady Gaga makes music videos....
     
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    Got any information on what their respective tax rates are on both their individual earnings?
     
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    Odds are Mitt paid less in taxes like he should because his income was mostly investment return income.

    Investment income shouldn't be taxed as high as working wages income because that would drive investors out of the market, especially "middle class" investors liberals claim to love.

    There is no incentive to use my extra money that was already taxed when I worked for it, if the Govt is going to hammer me again if I invest it. This is basic ECONOMICS....but too deep for liberals.

     
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    Neither one contributed anything of worth to society.
     
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    The difference is that Mitt pays about 15% and LG pays closer to 30% because of HOW they earn their money. It's not how much money they make, it's what they pay in tax on it.

    A fair and simple tax code, a budget that's balanced by law, transparency in all things politics, and then build an economy that your children can drive to the stars.

    It ain't rocket science, y'all. :smoke:
     
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    A fair income tax should only deal with working wages, not investment income.

    A flat rate for everyone makes sure everyone pays their fair share.

    Those that want to invest extra money left after paying their taxes should not pay a tax % equal or higher than their working wages income tax.....ever.

     
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    What's wrong with both of them paying the same rate? Everyone is bitching because their taxes are too high when in reality we should be bitching that our taxes are too fucking complicated.

    I think that few Americans actually believe their tax liability is too high per se, I think we're all afraid that we're paying too much compared to the next guy in a similar income bracket because he has a better accountant.
     
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    Uh.....investment money typically has already been taxed as income.

    Most investors take some of their leftover money after the state and Feds have taxed it from their paycheck, then they invest it into stocks, bonds, etc.....hoping to make money. They are taking a risk with money that has already been taxed in your utopian world.

    If they actually make money on their risky investment then the Govt gets its greedy fingers on the money again via a Capital Gains tax. Soooo, morons like you want to tax that amount again like they earned it at their day job????

    You think people are going to be willing to risk their money as an investment if the Govt is going tax it at the same higher rate like before. Why the hell buy stocks with that money....just buy more clothes for thmselves.

    It's clear you have no clue on how to grow the economy when you want to stop people from investing their money into companies.

     
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    Yeah, if you have an opinion, keep it to yourself, fer cryin' out loud!

    This is an internet forum, after all!

    So shut up!

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