Why Can't Everyone Pay the Same Tax Rate?

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    Anyone got a valid reason for this?
     
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    Why should the average person pay for some rich dude to exploit public education, and hire people with basic math and reading and writing skills? Why should the average dweeb pay for super highways, ports, and airports which are going to be most exploited by the super rich? Should everyone pay the same tax for a billion dollar enterprise, which needs more national security, police, and fire protection.

    I think the question ought to be, why are the rich using the middle class to fund their infrastructure?
     
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    Sure. If we had a flat tax the politicians wouldn't be able to use taxes as election fodder.
     
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    I am all for a flat tax. So that veryone bleeds the same.
     
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    How are the middle class funding the infrastructure when the rich are paying exponentially more taxes than the middle class?
     
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    General the "rich" will put their children into private school and NOT use the public funds they have put into.


    At least someone is hiring them.




    Dweebs have cars and use highways too. Dweebs buy all sorts of things from the stores which come in at the ports. Dweeb seats take up the majority of airplanes its called coach.


    If everyone is paying the same % of tax..... your billion dollar enterprise is paying a WHOPPING amount in tax. The same as everyone else.

    The rich are not using the middle class as much as the POOR are using the middle class.
     
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    EGGZACKLY!

    Politicians make their careers by taking the golden eggs away from the more productive to pay off the less productive.
     
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    I had no idea you were blind.

    Get someone to push >Play> for you...... :rolleyes:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wDdWJcpJj0]YouTube - Maddow: GOP plan to extend tax cuts for the rich[/ame]​
     
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    well, the super rich could fund their own infrastruction and the ones who don't contribute can forgo using it. That's fair.
     
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