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Mon Nov 26, 2012, 10:03 PM

How about letting the letting the Bush tax cuts expire for everyone over $500,000?

Would that fly as a compromise? And raise capital gains by 3 points. And run a massive ad campaign to explain it all.

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Response to kelliekat44 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 10:10 PM

1. Maybe after they all expire on the first part, the capital gains will never fly with the

TeaPubliKlans or the Turd Way. Probably a better chance of a 20 point increase on top incomes from wages.

The capital gains is the real money and they want them at ZERO.

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Response to kelliekat44 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 10:12 PM

2. Sounds like a plan to me.

Fair, simple, effective and sellable. Revenue gains would be substantial. But expect the inevitable squealing from the two percenters.

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Response to kelliekat44 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 10:14 PM

3. Re anti-Tax-justice groups: Here's a petition to recognize the Tea Party as a treasonous hate group:

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/legally-recognize-tea-party-hate-group-and-remove-them-office-treason-against-united-states/9jJv4sT0

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If you'd like a little research supporting the claim that the TP is a hate group, here's a professional researcher who has dedicated his life to documenting the genealogy and activities of hate groups, including the Tea Party:

http://www.irehr.org/

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Response to patrice (Reply #3)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 12:21 AM

8. "Have them charged with Treason against the United States of America"?

For advocating for lower taxes?

What a stupid petition.

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #8)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 12:30 AM

9. For taking an oath to Grover Norquist over the public duties of their offices. nt

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Response to kelliekat44 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 10:24 PM

4. capital gains above $250K should be treated as regular income for tax purposes.

 

the $250K threshold would be to protect people in or near retirement who have planned their retirement around capital gains on investments.

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Response to kelliekat44 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 10:27 PM

5. sure that would be an awesome betrayal

why not just let them expire for all incomes under $250,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000?

Wouldn't that be an even better total surrender?

In my view $250,000 is already way, way, way too high.

I want them all to expire.

But I am willing to compromise on that.

I will keep them for incomes under $5,000.

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Response to kelliekat44 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 11:46 PM

6. No $250,000! Why compromise WE WON. Isn't that what Rush Limbaugh said

a couple years ago?

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Response to kelliekat44 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 11:51 PM

7. You know this is starting to look like the last time the Democrats are

going to cave and give the Republicans cuts in SS, Medicare and Medicaid. The Republicans are going to get out with cutting some deductions that will mostly hurt the middle class.

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