The Rich are paying their fair share

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    Some people want to ignore the definition of Fair:


    If they pay according to the tax code, which are the established rules, they are paying their fair share.

    If you want them to pay more, change the tax codes. Till then, if you have any integrity, you'd have to agree that by the very definition of fair, the wealth who pay their taxes are paying their fair share.
     
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    I think we should change the top tax rates back to what they were under that PINKO COMMIE EISENHOWER.
     
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    Yeah, a tax code written by lobbyists paid by the rich.

    Nice deal!
     
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    Obama has nothing BUT class warfare to fight with. And his base loves it cause they are for the most part people with little income dependent on Government hand outs. They eat up calls for wealth redistribution.
     
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    Agreed, Ike was a great man
     
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    tired, tired lies that are part of the reason your party is dying
     
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    Why then you have absolutely nothing to worry about, now do you?
     
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    And with the possible exception of Gerald Ford, the last DECENT REPUBLICAN President.
     
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    Each year from 2005 to 2007, the top 1 percent's constantly growing share of income earned and taxes paid set a record. The 2008 reversal of this trend continued in 2009. In fact, the income share for the top 1 percent of tax returns was lower in 2009 than in 2000, largely due to differences in capital gains.

    Another indicator of this reversal in the income and tax shares of the top 1 percent is that, as in 2008, the top 1 percent no longer pays a larger percentage of total income tax than the bottom 95 percent. This trend was exacerbated by the aforementioned precipitous drop in AGI in 2009. During 2009, the bottom 95 percent (AGI under $154,643) paid 41.3 percent of the total collected, a larger share than the 36.7 percent paid by the top 1 percent (AGI over $343,947).


    http://www.taxfoundation.org/news/show/250.html
     
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    Why does anyone want to give more money to a corrupt government that spends frivolously? Creates worthless depts, agencies?
     

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