The truth about taxing the wealthy...

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    I agree with the facts of the article. However, pitting rich against poor, single against married, etc. is what taxing "incomes" is all about. There is nothing fair about it. Taxation could be based on anything besides income. And however government derives the money, it should be paid "EQUALLY" by all of us. Not equal percentage, but equal dollars & cents.

    That means the tax system would have to based on what the poorest among us could pay annually. And whatever that amount is, ($100., $200., etc.), that is what we should all pay. Whatever that amount sums up to, is what government would have to run the country. It is the only fair way to pay taxes.
     
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    Did you get a brain transplant shintao? Who's brain is it?
     
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    The lie is entirely from the left.

    You can tax new income. And when you do that, you can have adverse impacts on the economy.

    But you really cannot tax pre-existing "wealth" since once you attempt it, the person you are taxing quickly becomes something other than "wealthy."

    The ignorance of the OP is stunning.
     
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    When did taxing the super rich during a time of crisis lead to adverse effects.

    It's something the right imagines but nothing they could ever prove.

    Ike Eisenhower had it right. The last Republican President to leave office with a balanced budget and a surplus.
     
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    When didn't it? It should be pretty easy to provide examples, I can certainly provide examples of my position.
     
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    Lolololol

    Amateur hour at the improv is always entertaining
     
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    Clinton didn't balance a damn thing. The congress did and he signed it. Big dam deal.
     

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