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How are we going to pay for our increased funds for infrastructure?

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Just taking a look at our payments to foreign countries for US aid.

We give $443.10B to foreign countries annually. What do we get in return? Make your best guess.

If we cut the costs just 30%, we would have almost $30 billion to spend on our infrastructure. Isn't there a saying that charity begins at home? Urging welfare recipients to acquire a skill or get their high school degree within 2 years of being cut off from dependency of the government would give the poverty stricken jobs and skills for a future career. This could be the transformation we need. Changing the lowest educated from welfare recipients to tax paying individuals that would help so many people in this country.

What do you think?
 

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I'm going to become a welfare person, I want to know how it feels to not pay taxes.

Ask Trump.
 

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The dim stupid, bigger each day.
 
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I'm going to become a welfare person, I want to know how it feels to not pay taxes.

Ask Trump.
Well, once you risk millions of dollars on speculative but mostly successful endeavors, you too, can pay nothing in taxes if some deals do not come to fruition. Just use the standing tax laws. But that is not what this thread is about, now, is it?
 

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The dim stupid, bigger each day.
Let all the people who voted for trump pay a bit more, the rest of us have to find health insurance, last time my
husband had it in 2013 it cost 903, copays not included in OOP max. So screw taxes.
 
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What infrastructures do you think should be top priority? Think of the jobs that will bring!
 
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I think the Great wall to the south should be included in the top priority...
 

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I'm going to become a welfare person, I want to know how it feels to not pay taxes.

Ask Trump.
Well, once you risk millions of dollars on speculative but mostly successful endeavors, you too, can pay nothing in taxes if some deals do not come to fruition. Just use the standing tax laws. But that is not what this thread is about, now, is it?

This is something you should of asked about before the vote, since you voted for Trump and I did not, I want to be like him and not pay taxes, I want to know the feeling of screwing everyone.

You pay extra.
 
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I'm going to become a welfare person, I want to know how it feels to not pay taxes.

Ask Trump.
Well, once you risk millions of dollars on speculative but mostly successful endeavors, you too, can pay nothing in taxes if some deals do not come to fruition. Just use the standing tax laws. But that is not what this thread is about, now, is it?

This is something you should of asked about before the vote, since you voted for Trump and I did not, I want to be like him and not pay taxes, I want to know the feeling of screwing everyone.

You pay extra.
So, how do those sour grapes taste? You are going to continue being part of the problem instead of the solution?
 

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Let all the people who voted for trump pay a bit more, the rest of us have to find health insurance, last time my
husband had it in 2013 it cost 903, copays not included in OOP max. So screw taxes.
LOL! Loons all of you. Already blaming the insurance crap on Trump. LOL! I hope you never get insurance.
 

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I have heard he is going to use the 10% one time tax he is placing on ANY money coming back to the US from overseas to do so. That will happen once he lowers the corporate tax rate and starts placing tariffs on things.
 
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Penelope, try to think if Trump did not win. Erase that from your memory for an instant. Wouldn't money being spent on our infrastructure, creating millions of more taxpayers instead of people depending on the gov't for their income make more sense? When people are working, there is a sense of accomplishment and pride in their country.
 

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We've been trying to get infrastructure funded since Obama first got into office. It's a national priority and has been for a long time but Republican Congress sat on their obstructionist thumbs.

Now - suddenly it's important?
 

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What infrastructures do you think should be top priority? Think of the jobs that will bring!

Bullet trains... Bridges and roads but no bridges to nowhere... Airports, ports, and train stations need improvement...

But the most important infrastructure is free porn for all... ( You knew I was not going to let you off the hook without some type of asinine comment at the end of a real answer... )
 

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Penelope, try to think if Trump did not win. Erase that from your memory for an instant. Wouldn't money being spent on our infrastructure, creating millions of more taxpayers instead of people depending on the gov't for their income make more sense? When people are working, there is a sense of accomplishment and pride in their country.


I totally agree. WHY COULDN'T WE DO THIS BEFORE NOW? Seriously? Why was it so resisted?
 
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We've been trying to get infrastructure funded since Obama first got into office. It's a national priority and has been for a long time but Republican Congress sat on their obstructionist thumbs.

Now - suddenly it's important?
We would have the available funds if we stopped paying outlandish amounts to foreign countries.
 

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I have heard he is going to use the 10% one time tax he is placing on ANY money coming back to the US from overseas to do so. That will happen once he lowers the corporate tax rate and starts placing tariffs on things.

And then tariffs will be placed on our products in retaliation.
 

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Let all the people who voted for trump pay a bit more, the rest of us have to find health insurance, last time my
husband had it in 2013 it cost 903, copays not included in OOP max. So screw taxes.
LOL! Loons all of you. Already blaming the insurance crap on Trump. LOL! I hope you never get insurance.

That's seriously fucked dude.
 

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The dim stupid, bigger each day.
Let all the people who voted for trump pay a bit more, the rest of us have to find health insurance, last time my
husband had it in 2013 it cost 903, copays not included in OOP max. So screw taxes.

the rest of us have to find health insurance, last time my
husband had it in 2013 it cost 903,


How much was your Obamacare penalty?
 
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Penelope, try to think if Trump did not win. Erase that from your memory for an instant. Wouldn't money being spent on our infrastructure, creating millions of more taxpayers instead of people depending on the gov't for their income make more sense? When people are working, there is a sense of accomplishment and pride in their country.


I totally agree. WHY COULDN'T WE DO THIS BEFORE NOW? Seriously? Why was it so resisted?
Because no one mentioned trimming the cost of foreign aid. Trump will have a mandate and both houses. Now is the time for REAL change!
 

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