The Buffett Rule

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    Senate Democrats To Push 'Buffett Rule' Bill This Week

    aka, The Fair Share Rule.

    Brace yourselves. All you 1% here are gonna hate this.

    Don't worry. The pubs will filibuster it because, as we all know, they are owned by the 1%.
     
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    If someone is in the 1% and they post here, they have bigger problems than their taxes.
     
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    Who else would be against this?

    Its an effective tax rate of 3-4% more than I pay.

    WHO would be against this? Except, of course, the pubs.
     
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    Unconstitutional since it would necessitate illegally changing other codes the law does not apply to. The rich already PAY more then 30 percent on interest and income.
     
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    Is that 30% on earned income?
     
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    Don't give a fuck? :dunno:
     
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    No, they don't. No one does.

    The richest 0.1% pay, on average, 24%.

    The Tax Foundation - Summary of Latest Federal Individual Income Tax Data
     
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    Raise the country's top 1% earners to a 100% tax rate on ALL income for all I care. This country's budget concerns will still be fucked.



    ...go swallow a razor blade you simpleton.
     
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    The liberal Democrat creed:

    "We want MORE


    of the other guy's money!"​
     
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    Fuck you and communism. If you dont earn it,IT DOESNT BELONG TO YOU.GO WITH THAT GARBAGE TO CHINA OR RUSSIA.FUCKING COMMIE CRYBABIES.GET AEDUCATION.SKILLS.EARN IT. CAUSE I HAVE A FAMILY TO SUPPORT,AND I SURE AS HELL AM NOT SUPPORTING YOU,OR YOUR OWS GARBAGE. GET A FUCKING JOB. IF PEOPLE ARE RICH,THEY FUCKING EARNED IT.STOP CRYING.WORK HARDER.NOBODY ON THIS PLANET IS ENTITLED TO SHIT except to take responsibility and do for themselves. If someones poor,its their own damn fault. If as an ordinary citizen take responsibility and not blame others,so cant every fucking body elae.
     
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