VAT and "Here We Go"

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  1. Annie
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    "Not one dime on those making under $250k per year...."

    Pelosi says new tax is 'on the table' - The Hill's Blog Briefing Room

     
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    LMAO. Such suckers we are.
     
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    I guess Pelosi assumes that middle class taxpayers won't be purchasing any of those products that were hit with a VAT.
     
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    Pelosi says a lot of things that don't automatically translate into policy. If you think health care was long and drawn out, wait until an overhaul to the tax code is introduced. So I wouldn't hit the panic button yet. But of course you and your ilk will have this all signed, sealed, and delivered by--guessing--next weekend, and it will be all over the Internet as gospel truth.
     
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    All products would be VAT. No escape and no ability to separate tax from costs.
     
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    Maggie, would you want a VAT?
     
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    Well how else are we gonna' pay for all the programs they said we wouldn't have to pay for?

    Are some of you starting to understand the concept of "limited government" yet?
     
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    You mean like tobacco and alcohol?
     
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    Probably, not that they've not already been hit umpteenth times in the past 9 months! But who cares, those who buy those products deserve it, right?
     
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    Just as much as anybody else that buys anything else.
     

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