Stop coddling Warren Buffett

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    Stop coddling Warren Buffett | Campaign 2012

    So now we see why Warren Buffett supports higher taxes. If he really wanted his taxes raised for principled reasons he would be free to send a donation of any amount he wanted to the federal government.
     
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    except that would be a drop in the bucket compared to what is needed....

    come on, kevin... really?
     
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    Well if Warren Buffett, Matt Damon, and all their friends that want higher taxes donate enough then what's the problem?
     
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    Stop coddling talking points, jeez, cant some of you even form thoughts on your own????
     
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    What talking points?
     
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    Shouldn't right wingers want to give this man a medal for his actions? They love it when the rich manipulate the system in order to get even more rich at others expense.
     
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    Nonsense.
     
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    There's another motive for Warren to pump the class wars. HIS income is Capital Gains. That's why he pays at a 17.7 marginal rate. So if he can get the ignorant masses on the left to raise the INCOME TAX bracket (ala Bush tax cuts) -- then those folks will shift from salary to investment income..

    Who runs the Cadillac of Investment stocks - Bershire Hathaway? Yup --- ole Warren.. Voila --- Warren pays NO MORE than he did before and Berkshire Hathaway gets 100,000 new investors.. BRILLIANT..

    Yes we LOVE it when "the rich" manipulate leftist dupes.... Add George Soros to the folks doing the manipulating. With the left's help he might be able to bring the dollar to it's knees..
     
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    Um, Warren Buffet supports counting capital gains as regular income, and taxing it as such. So your theory needs work.
     
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    The solution for today isn't 'higher taxes' any more than the solution in 2003 was 'lower taxes'.

    The solution remains 'fair taxes'.

    Simple taxes = Fair taxes.

    Fair taxes, a budget balanced by law and then build a society that you can proudly give to your children.

    Complex taxes = Corruption.
    Google Search: U S Tax Law :eek:
     
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