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Sun Dec 16, 2012, 12:59 PM

Now for some good news ...Bill O Really threaten to quit if

Obama raises his taxes ... he makes $20 million a year.




Bill O'Reilly threatened to quit his show if President Obama raised his taxes.

Speaking on his Monday show, O'Reilly delivered a stinging rebuttal to Obama's speech from earlier in the day. In that speech, Obama introduced his so-called "Buffett Rule" and said that the rich should pay more in taxes. This did not sit well with O'Reilly, who accused Obama of using misleading statistics and of endangering the business climate.

He used himself as an example, saying that he could not ensure his continued tenure on Fox News if his taxes were raised to 50 percent.

"My corporations employ scores of people," he said. "They depend on me to do what I do so they can make a nice salary. If Barack Obama begins taxing me more than 50 percent, which is very possible, I don't know how much longer I'm going to do this. I like my job, but there comes a point when taxation becomes oppressive. Is the country really entitled to half a person's income?"

Of course, if O'Reilly were to leave his show, he might cease to become someone with, in his words, "more power than anybody other than the president."


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/20/bill-oreilly-threat-leave-show-taxes_n_972165.html

Now only if Hannity will do a water board
like he promised.

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Ichingcarpenter Dec 2012 OP
mzmolly Dec 2012 #1
immoderate Dec 2012 #2
ThoughtCriminal Dec 2012 #3
Ichingcarpenter Dec 2012 #8
rDigital Dec 2012 #24
thelordofhell Dec 2012 #4
OldDem2012 Dec 2012 #5
Lasher Dec 2012 #6
Angry Dragon Dec 2012 #7
Dyedinthewoolliberal Dec 2012 #9
Jamastiene Dec 2012 #10
Motown_Johnny Dec 2012 #11
ellenfl Dec 2012 #12
Skinner Dec 2012 #31
Scuba Dec 2012 #13
Sirveri Dec 2012 #36
progressoid Dec 2012 #14
uponit7771 Dec 2012 #15
hankthecrank Dec 2012 #16
annabanana Dec 2012 #17
adieu Dec 2012 #18
rurallib Dec 2012 #19
lefthandedlefty Dec 2012 #20
Rex Dec 2012 #21
Cha Dec 2012 #22
KittyWampus Dec 2012 #23
HiPointDem Dec 2012 #25
Turbineguy Dec 2012 #26
SummerSnow Dec 2012 #27
CanonRay Dec 2012 #28
libodem Dec 2012 #29
Dirty Socialist Dec 2012 #30
julian09 Dec 2012 #34
no_hypocrisy Dec 2012 #32
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #33
Terra Alta Dec 2012 #35
Chalco Dec 2012 #37
Brigid Dec 2012 #38

Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:00 PM

1. Two birds...

one stone. I'm in!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:02 PM

2. Win -- win!

--imm

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:04 PM

3. Oh noes! he's going Galt

How will society survive? Without this "job creator" who will fill the dead air? Will Fox just broadcast static during that slot or will they outsource to a Pundit from Pakistan?


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Response to ThoughtCriminal (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:15 PM

8. I'm sure he'll fucking do live

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Response to ThoughtCriminal (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:48 PM

24. I was thinking the same exact thing. lol nt

 

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:06 PM

4. Yeeeehaaaawwww!!!!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:07 PM

5. Goodbye and good riddance! Let's hope he's not lying....oh, wait....nt.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:12 PM

6. And Tucker Carlson promised to eat his bow tie.

He didn't. Republicans are liars.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:15 PM

7. The top rate used to be 70%

I do not remember any rich people going hungry
I do not know of any businesses going out of business because they paid more taxes on their incomes after expenses

I do not remember this country in this bad of shape when taxes were higher

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:16 PM

9. sooooooooooo Bill-o

does the 50% tax mean you'll only make 10 million a year? Imagine the agony I feel for you..........................NOT!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:16 PM

10. Lol, ok.

I wonder if we could get him to take a vow of silence too, lol. I only wish his buddy, Limbaugh, would join him. I wish all those right wing blowhards would make it a movement and all STFU and quit their yakking and griping and complaining on air 24/7/365. Hell, the global temperature might go down a couple degrees without all their hot air being spewed on a daily basis. Those are the two main mouthiest ones.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:19 PM

11. and Limnbaugh was going to move to Costa Rica

Believing anything they say is a mistake

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:30 PM

12. pay attention to his words. po never said he would raise taxes on the wealthy to 50%.

o'really's threat is totally hollow and he knows it. don't get too excited about his imminent departure. ain't gonna happen.

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Response to ellenfl (Reply #12)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 05:27 PM

31. Exactly.

O'Reilly knows it isn't going to happen.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:30 PM

13. Let's do the math. Say Billo makes a paltry million. 50% is $500K. And if he quits? Nothing...

... So, it's more evidence that Billo is mentally challenged. Doesn't even know what causes the tides, or why it might be wise to look it up before running your mouth on national TeeVee.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #13)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 08:08 PM

36. That not quite how progressive taxes work.

If he made 1M, he would only pay 50% on money in the tier, so assuming 250k+ was 50%, that's 50% of 750k which is 375k. Assuming 20% for the rest that's 50k, so 425k on 1M which is 42.5%. So even if Obama got the top tier to 50% (which he wouldn't be able to get through congress), nobody would actually be PAYING the 50% because the income earned is taxed at the tier rate which drops the actual tax rate of everyone above the top.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:30 PM

14. Too bad he's a pathological liar.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:31 PM

15. GREAT!! Everyone gets something!!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:37 PM

16. Just started selling loofah

Who am I going sell these dam things too if obillo quits

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 03:47 PM

17. Please Mr. President, . .. Make it So . . .n/t

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 03:49 PM

18. Oh please, please please!

But really, Billo, if Obama raises your taxes, you probably won't even notice it. Your $800,000 net every other week is not going to notice the effect of dropping $24K. If you're as good as you claim to be, go renegotiate your salary to be $24 million and the difference is a wash.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 03:52 PM

19. can't think of a better reason to raise taxes - thanks Billo!

maybe you could sweeten the pot by threatening to move -
maybe Europe - I bet they would love you over there.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:42 PM

20. If it did go to 50 percent big deal!!!!!!!!!!

Corporations or any other business do not pay taxes on thier gross income it is on the net or in other word proffits.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:45 PM

21. I can already tell you that is a lie.

Billy O' is a lying puss bucket. He would never quit an easy money train like Fauxsnews.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:47 PM

22. How f****** Stupid is that? Oh wait..

it's bill o'rielly.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:48 PM

23. BONUS! LOL! Thanks for the laugh.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:50 PM

25. probably as likely to act on his threat as ted nugent was on his.

 

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:54 PM

26. ....Yawn....

It's not the money, it's the principle of the thing!

Yeah, right.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:57 PM

27. I will help him write his resignation letter

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:58 PM

28. That alove makes raising taxes worthwhile

Let's raise them to 80% or so.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 05:05 PM

29. Cry, me a salty river, Bill

Boo Hoo.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 05:06 PM

30. Not Gonna Happen

Obama will not raise the upper limit of taxes to more than 45 percent, probably no more than 39.6 percent. Billo is blowing smoke out of his ass yet again.

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Response to Dirty Socialist (Reply #30)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 05:38 PM

34. There is a good chance Obama may only go to 37% or 38% on those netting over $ 250,000 a year.

 

Phony proposition because he knows it won't happen. If he brought the threshold above $250,000 he should increase millionare tax up by 1% for every increment of $250,000 over that original $250,000 proposal.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 05:29 PM

32. So Bill O. would rather forego making $20 million gross and get

zero dollars and fuck Obama out of his taxes. No revenue, no taxes.

Yeah, that makes sense . . . . .


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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 05:32 PM

33. He does know it makes the whole thing sound better and better, right? n/t

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 06:09 PM

35. I would love nothing more than to see Billo's smarmy face off the air.

I think this is nothing more than a leg pull for O'Reilly(probably for attention). I'll believe he's leaving when I see it.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 11:38 AM

37. What I always ask is...

how much money do you need?

I live well on a lot less. What's my problem, Bill?

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 12:16 PM

38. Can we have that in writing?

I hate two-year-olds in adult bodies. Unfortunately, Billo is far from alone.

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