Tax Day rhetoric aside, Americans' bills are lower

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    WASHINGTON (AP) -- You wouldn't know it by the Tax Day rhetoric, but Americans are paying lower taxes this year, even with increases passed by many states to balance their budgets.

    Tax Day rhetoric aside, Americans' bills are lower - Yahoo! Finance
    (Damn that left wing Yahoo finance site!)

    I wonder how silly these tea baggers feel when they realize they are screaming against lower taxes.
     
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    Wasn't there another thread about a poll showing just how much smarter these Tea Baggers are than the rest of us???:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Bullshit Obama hype thread alert!!!
     
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    "In the next few years, however, many can expect to pay more. Some future increases were enacted as part of Obama's health care overhaul. And former President George W. Bush's tax cuts expire in January. Obama and the Democrats want to renew only some of them, thus raising taxes for individuals making more than $200,000 and couples making more than $250,000."

    "But let me perfectly clear, because I know youÂ’ll hear the same old claims that rolling back these tax breaks means a massive tax increase on the American people: if your family earns less than $250,000 a year, you will not see your taxes increased a single dime. I repeat: not one single dime."

    Remarks of President Barack Obama -- Address to Joint Session of Congress | The White House
     
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    Wow....did you think of this all by yourself?
     
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    Another stupid pom-pom waving story from AP.

    Fact is that the Boyking has raised numerous federal taxes that don't show up on form 1040.
     
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    Considering how much unemployment has increased (there are now 15M officially counted unemployed), the making work pay tax credit doesn't do them any good. The Obamunists may count it as a budgeted item, but if people aren't working, they can't claim it.

    Credits for people buying New Homes are another "scoring" issue. New Home sales are dismal - and not likely to recover given the high unemployment and increasing mortgage rates.

    What is scored in a bill and put into a program is often very different than what happens in reality.

    (As we will see with ObamaCare.)

    Tax receipts are down for the Feds due to the poor economy. Counting that as a benefit for The People is disingenuous spin given the massive increases in spending that will have to be paid for by taxpayers in the future.
     
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