Simple question for the right regarding taxes on the middle class.

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  1. OohPooPahDoo
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    Simple question:

    How is it the right wing can simultaneously whine about

    a) the lower 50% of income earners in the country not paying income tax

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    b) supposed tax hikes on the middle class?

    Would seem to me that precisely HALF of the middle class would be in the lower 50% of income earners. Unless Republicans are using a different meaning of "MIDDLE" than the rest of us, their position would seem to be a massive inconsistency.

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    No you guys are the ones that like to change the Definitions of who is in what class.

    According to you anyone making over 250 is a Millionaire for gods sake.

    lol
     
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    What happened? Did my explanation of the difference between tax credits and tax cuts drive you from the other thread? Are you aware that the Middle Class is defined by income, not by how many people are in it? Are you aware that the Bush tax cuts apply to people making less than $10,000 a year, which is below the middle class tax rate? Do you realize your question makes you look incredibly uninformed?
     
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    Are you going to present your threads as evidence of your diminished capacity?
     
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    No one said that. They are in the top 1%. Are you telling us they are middle class? If so you are mistaken.
     
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    So it's not a simple question at all. It isn't even a question.
     
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    I never made such a statement, but hey, don't let facts get in the way of your marching orders.
     
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    Nothing happened.
    YOU told me to ignore that post.

    Are you aware of what the word "middle" means?
     
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    Its not a question?
    It appears more and more that the right wing is using a different version of the English language than the rest of us. One where words change their meaning as often as necessary to suit ideological ends. Apparently none of the "middle" class is even in the bottom 50% of income earners. I guess to the right wing, the "middle" class means the top 1%.
     
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