The truth about taxes

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  1. Quantum Windbag
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    The Times admits taxing the rich is not enough and calls for higher taxes for everyone.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/07/opinion/sunday/the-truth-about-taxes.html
     
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    Where is the logic in saying that because taxing the rich can't fix the entire problem, therefore the rich should be exempted from helping fix any part of the problem?
     
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    The only person who said that is you.
     
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    90 billion a year.. Run for the hills. The world is going to stop in its tracks.
     
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    The first thing that needs to be done is do away with loopholes that are contrary to US growth and stability.
    For example tax breaks for companies to offshore jobs.
     
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    So let's get this straight. You're now in favor of letting the Bush tax cuts expire?
     
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    It's called an inference, and I agree with his assesment. You and your kind want to tax those who net less than $30,000 a year, yet protect those who net $250,000 a year, and you call that a fair tax. Every bit of extra revenue, yes taxes, helps, but not if doing so puts the working poor on supplemental aid paid for by the states.
     
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    You're full of shit.

    Conservatives here at USMB won't state ONE sacrifice that the Rich should make among the sacrifices that need to be made to straighten out the fiscal mess.

    The question has been asked in the past.
     
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    He's denying that anyone here has ever said that taxing the rich is not the answer because even if you took all their money it wouldn't balance the budget.

    That has only been said here, in various ways, about a zillion times.
     
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    Why do you have such difficulty treating everyone equally? All people should pay the same percentage. Exempt the first 30k.
     

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