"Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society."

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    this is a quote, by a Republican named Oliver Wendell Holmes.


    what has happened to the GOP since? why do they support tax breaks for the rich?


    Im a nut for our past history when it comes to politics. And I feel this quote should remind the GOPers here that their history is a different one than what they try and portray currently. posers.
     
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    I have no problem paying taxes. They are a necessary evil that WE ALL SHOULD BE PAYING.

    I just have a problem with those that don't pay any Fed taxes at all. They reap the benefits of living in the good ol U. S. of A. but have no skin in the game.

    As for the "evil" rich. I wish there were more of em. Those "evil" rich pay about 60% if the Fed taxes as it is.

    I think they pay "their fair share" no problem. Its the 49% who pay no Fed taxes that I have a problem with.

    Taxes?? You bet. They are needed to keep the country running. To bad everyone doesn't have skin in the game.
     
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    the rich are not evil, if anything they are good with money. I celebrate that fact! trust me.

    And I think 50% of the nation not paying in needs to be addressed. Only if.... and its a huge if, all sales taxes is dropped. See, these people who have "no skin in the game" do pay taxes. these people who are not making a lot of money do pay into FICA, SS, and so on, also sales taxes when they buy goods.

    I would like to see federal budget cuts and the Bush tax cuts done away with. This would be a good start and a compromise. A good place to begin dealing with our issues.
     
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    You mean Obama tax cuts.
     
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    If you have something to add, please do. To argue the schematics of whos tax cuts they are is a folly at best.

    If you can not pull your head out of a delusional ideology then please move on to a different thread.


    thank you Claudette for a reasonable response. Ill take note of you for later chats! Its nice to meet you.
     
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    Then why call them Bush tax cuts ?
     
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    for fvcks sake. ill call them what ever you like. I could care less. Just try and add substance, unbiased info and conversation like Claudette did. Please and thank you.
     
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    Here's another.....​

     
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    Substance = the appropriateness of tax cuts as a remedy.

    Obama wants to end them for the good of the nation, yet extended them.

    Lack of substance = Bush's fault.
     

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