The Tax Man Should Cometh

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    Good points. The same kind of points that Warren Buffet makes when he points out that he pays 17% of his income in taxes, while his receptionist pays over 30% of her income in taxes.

    Time for the very wealthy to pay their fair share.
     
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    Reagan and the two Bushes created 92% of the National Debt by lowering taxes for the rich.

    We need to raise them again.
     
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    Link please. I'm guessing two wars had a bigger effect on the National Debt than 8%.
     
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    What's "fair" to you?

    I love how everything in life has to be "fair."

    But beyond that little previous remark, I was serious when I asked the question.
     
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    Thanks.

    I'm always happy to turn people on to reaganbushdebt.org.....

    ReaganBushDebt.org
     
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    Ah, so the debt was a little under a trillion when Reagan came into office. Being close to 10 trillion when Bush II left office. Ergo 92%. So 0bama's at 12 trillion now with cap rasied to 14. That is 20% in a year. I'm sure you're really upset about 0bama.
     
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    When do the lazy pay their fair share?
     
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    Never or when they get around to it, which is basically the same thing.
     
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    Well, that's not really working out for me, so I think I'll look for ways to avoid paying more in taxes...
     

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