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  october
Aug 10, 2011
 

Start Taxing the Wealthy

 
This country is in serious trouble financially. Its time to raise taxes on the wealthy and get rid of loopholes if we want to get out of this mess. Stop looking to the govt to fix it.

 

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  october   Washington (CNN) -- The White House will propose a new tax rate for people earning more than $1 million a year to ensure that they pay at least the same percentage of their earnings in taxes as middle-income

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Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 2:40:26 PM  

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  pundit   While i'm in agreement with some of you that poor government policy plays a major role in the problem (paraphrasing Harvard Law professor), there are ridiculous loopholes the rich benefit from such as

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Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 1:14:36 PM  

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  dadvocate   Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says that wealthier Americans should pay higher taxes, and that higher taxes do not dampen job growth.

Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 4:29:14 PM  

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  73Bug   So I'm guessing Jpr318 is one of "THEM"

Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 12:47:01 PM  

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  73Bug   yes tax them all

Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 9:51:48 AM  

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  october   From CNN this am: Most Americans want a special congressional committee tasked with drafting a long-term solution to the nation's mounting federal deficits to include tax hikes for the wealthy and businesses

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Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 7:44:11 AM  

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  GooyowNOW   The wealthy DO pay more in taxes. This is backed by empirical documentation from non-partisan sources... so we can take splitting hairs about sources off the table. Yes, the "rich" (a threshold

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  charlee   I must disagree, simply because there is no evidence that the government can spend money nearly as wisely as when left in the pocket of the individual. In fact, it is government intrusion in the economic

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Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 3:24:52 PM
 

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  Corinar1   A few bottom lines here: 
 
1) The current tax code is 68,000 pages long. This is by design, as it then gives politicians the power they require to make them useful to the lobbyists that

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Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 3:24:26 AM
 

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Cathi   We should only tax use, consumption, destruction, and waste, never creation or production. You want to have a luxury tax, have at it, but leave the fruits of my labor alone.

Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 6:59:34 PM
 

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  Corinar1   50% of the country pays no income tax. 
The top 25% of income earners pay 86% of all income taxes. 
The top 10% of income earners pay 50% of all income taxes. 
Raise

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Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 7:54:14 PM
 

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  mslevy   I agree with Barber Jim, although that seems like the answer -- it's not going to fix the ridiculous spending from the government. The more money the government has; the more they'll spend. Creating a

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Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 7:11:32 PM
 

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  jpr318   Taxation should be based on a percentage of income, it should not be something specifically at the wealthy and that is a ridiculous thought. The biggest issue that the wealthy are better at protecting

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Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 11:17:53 AM
 

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