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The Republican Equation

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    Re: The Republican Equation

     

    You forgot to include Debbie Wasserman Schultz

     

    http://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2012/jul/18/mary-matalin/debbie-wasserman-schultz-had-offshore-accounts-mit/

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

    Oh, and while we're on the subject of the "super-rich," don't you think that it's time that the movie industry lose the obscene tax breaks that they've enjoyed for decades?

     

     

     
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    Why do you think Kirk hates rich people so much? Envy? Jealousy? Little of both perhaps?

     
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    Romney + Karl Rove + Rush Limbaugh + Grover Norquist + super rich + $uperPACs = 1%

     

     

     




     

    I needed a good laugh, thanks.

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

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    Romney vs Obama

    The 1% vs the 99%

     




    So $1.7 Million in income for one year is the 99%? ROTFLMAO!! Thanks Kirk, I needed a good laugh today!

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

    Romney pays 13% on his taxes.

    I pay 25%.

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    And too dumb to know why.

    Checkmate

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

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    Romney pays 13% on his taxes.

    I pay 25%.

    This is the real redistribution of wealth in America...




     That's only because you don't know how to get away with only paying 13% on your taxes ^_^

     I said it once, I'll say it again:

     We should be applauding Romney's ability to figure out how to get away with only paying 13% in taxes. He's figured out the system and is taking advantage of it and it's all perfectly legal, and yet you're sitting there complaining about it. You shouldn't be complaining about it, you should be asking him how he does it.

     

     
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    We should be applauding Romney's ability to figure out how to get away with only paying 13% in taxes. He's figured out the system and is taking advantage of it and it's all perfectly legal, and yet you're sitting there complaining about it.

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    Not much to figure out.  He is paying the standard rate.

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

    Yet Romney overpaid his taxes. This in contrast to the several Obmama administration officials who faild to pay theirs. Go figure.

     

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

     You couldn't agree more with anything that badmouths Romney. I don't mind if someone can honestly argue a point for Obama but I really can't stand people who side with Obama just because he's a dem. Shows they don't have a brain to think for themself.

     The odds of Romney actually doing his own taxes is slim and none. Accountents, I'm sure, do it for him, or maybe even H & R Block. Either way, they handle the numbers, not Romney.

     And I agree with Butler, I'd side with the guy paying more then he needs to rather than the guy who literally goes out of his way to not pay anything. Shows honesty, which is a rare trate, I'm sure everyone reading this would agree, in a politication.

     

     

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

    Dumb? Hardly.

     

    The rich pay a special tiny rate because they control the political process.

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    No duncey, its because investment income is taxed at a lower rate than payroll income, and has been for 50 years.

    Duh!

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

    In response to Kirk6's comment:

    In response to GreginMeffa's comment:

    Romney pays 13% on his taxes.

    I pay 25%.

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    And too dumb to know why.

    Checkmate



    Dumb? Hardly.

     

    The rich pay a special tiny rate because they control the political process.

     

    Romney + Karl Rove + Rush Limbaugh + Grover Norquist + super rich + $uperPACs = 1%



    Kirk clueless as ever....some things don't change.

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

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    Dumb? Hardly.

     

    The rich pay a special tiny rate because they control the political process.

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    No duncey, its because investment income is taxed at a lower rate than payroll income, and has been for 50 years.

    Duh!



    Being wrong and calling others "duncy"?

    Priceless.

    There was, in fact, only one time that capital gains were taxed at the same rates that were paid by people who earned their money by working. That was during the years 1988 to 1990, as a result of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 — a law championed by President Ronald Reagan.

     



    So why haven't the Dems changed it back? 

     
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    So why haven't the Dems changed it back? 

     

    Say, that IS a stumper!

     

     
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    Re: The Republican Equation

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    In response to Kirk6's comment:

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    Dumb? Hardly.

     

    The rich pay a special tiny rate because they control the political process.

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    No duncey, its because investment income is taxed at a lower rate than payroll income, and has been for 50 years.

    Duh!



    Being wrong and calling others "duncy"?

    Priceless.

    There was, in fact, only one time that capital gains were taxed at the same rates that were paid by people who earned their money by working. That was during the years 1988 to 1990, as a result of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 — a law championed by President Ronald Reagan.

     



    So why haven't the Dems changed it back? 




    Because it didn't last a year. 

    Later amendments to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, however, reinstated the divergence in tax rates between capital gains and ordinary income .

    Then Clinton lowered it even more in 1997

     

     
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