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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 11:22 PM

 

Another actor speaks his mind on taxes.



Gay and proud of it, George Takei always seems to speak in a direct fashion and often with great humor. In this, he speaks truth.

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Reply Another actor speaks his mind on taxes. (Original post)
Whovian Dec 2012 OP
Bonobo Dec 2012 #1
tavalon Dec 2012 #7
Bonobo Dec 2012 #9
tavalon Dec 2012 #13
Kennah Dec 2012 #10
Bonobo Dec 2012 #14
roguevalley Dec 2012 #25
RudynJack Dec 2012 #8
spanone Dec 2012 #2
femrap Dec 2012 #4
Tuesday Afternoon Dec 2012 #3
progressoid Dec 2012 #5
Cha Dec 2012 #6
Kennah Dec 2012 #11
pipewrench Dec 2012 #18
catbyte Dec 2012 #12
Skittles Dec 2012 #15
xchrom Dec 2012 #16
freshwest Dec 2012 #17
quinnox Dec 2012 #19
LongTomH Dec 2012 #20
Kennah Dec 2012 #27
sheshe2 Dec 2012 #21
Bette Noir Dec 2012 #22
awoke_in_2003 Dec 2012 #23
Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #24
OldDem2012 Dec 2012 #26

Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 11:25 PM

1. Hell, George, the US government threw your parents in jail for being of Japanese descent.

What's a little tax compared to that?

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 01:44 AM

7. George Takai is a good,respectable man,

and that sounded snippy to me. Did I misunderstand?

I've had the pleasure of meeting him and his husband on many occasions and he is good through and through. Impish but good. And forgiving. While he just recently put on a play about the internment camps, he is at peace with what was done to him and his family. I'm not saying he thinks it's right, he knows it was wrong. And I'm not the least bit surprised that he knows the minimal taxation on rich people is wrong. He has a very good and moral compass. It points true north.

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Response to tavalon (Reply #7)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 01:52 AM

9. You completely misunderstood. nt

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #9)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 02:31 AM

13. I kind of thought so, that's why I asked.

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Response to tavalon (Reply #7)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 01:58 AM

10. I don't hear snippy. I hear someone in the one percent who gets it.

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Response to Kennah (Reply #10)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:11 PM

25. he's such a good man. everyone I know who met him loves him so much

he's completely genuine, a gentleman and a good guy

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 01:47 AM

8. Not just his parents

George himself was interned during WWII.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 11:30 PM

2. k&r...

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Response to spanone (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 12:01 AM

4. A man with

 

$ and willing to share it. Because he knows it will make the entire community

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 11:42 PM

3. George Takei is a class act.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 12:04 AM

5. The sad thing is that George's wealth pales in comparison to those at the top.

Rec for George.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 12:46 AM

6. Thank you, George Takei.. I hope more and more

wealthy people speak out like GT.. he has a Wonderfully Compelling Message for the USA!

Thanks Whovian

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 02:00 AM

11. He also has one of THE most entertaining FaceBook pages on FaceBook. You simply must like George.

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Response to Kennah (Reply #11)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 03:24 PM

18. lol thanks Kennah

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 02:27 AM

12. He is just 40 kinds of awesome.

Rock on, George!

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 02:54 AM

15. thank you Mr. Takei

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 07:05 AM

16. Du rec. Nt

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 12:51 PM

17. He's always great. I'm so glad to know more about him in the last few years. Beautiful soul.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 03:26 PM

19. K&R

 

One of the last greats left from Star Trek. An awesome dude to boot.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 03:53 PM

20. Thank you, Captain Sulu!

George has always been a class act! BTW, I was present at a Star Trek convention back in the early 90s when George was trying to sell his concept for an "Adventures of Captain Sulu" movie or TV series to the big studios. It's a pity they didn't take him up on it.

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Response to LongTomH (Reply #20)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 02:24 AM

27. Captain Sulu, IMHO, was the most bad-assed Star Fleet Captain ever

Kirk was the hound dog.
Picard was the poet explorer.
Janeway had to almost be mothering.
Sisko was bad-assed, but not as bad-assed as Sulu.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 06:23 PM

21. Thank you George!

Well said.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 09:19 PM

22. George Takei is awesome.

Edited for typo.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 09:54 PM

23. It's ok to be Takei...

George is a national treasure. Oh my

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 10:44 PM

24. Love George.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 11:18 PM

26. Lieutenant Sulu charts a good course! nt.

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