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39. He IS presidential. He IS our president. Go AL!!
Edited on Thu Jun-21-07 09:20 PM by AikidoSoul
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  -Gore calls for elimination of payroll taxes elehhhhna  Jun-21-07 05:15 PM   #0 
  - Y'know Mr. Gore, you could really help make these things happen if  Phredicles   Jun-21-07 05:16 PM   #1 
  - The payroll tax is among the most regressive  ikojo   Jun-21-07 05:18 PM   #2 
  - right - indeed a simple tax cut for Dems is a 2% payroll tax cut for employees - no cut for  papau   Jun-21-07 05:40 PM   #14 
  - You said it papau.  ozymandius   Jun-21-07 07:36 PM   #34 
  - And only up to $50,000, I beleive--  tblue37   Jun-21-07 06:10 PM   #23 
  - closer to $90K  mopinko   Jun-21-07 10:32 PM   #40 
  - ... but it pays for a program that only benefits workers.  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-22-07 10:16 AM   #42 
  - Gosh, he's sounding very Presidential for a non-candidate  melody   Jun-21-07 05:22 PM   #3 
  - I kind of noticed that to.  BurtWorm   Jun-21-07 05:24 PM   #5 
  - He IS presidential. He IS our president. Go AL!!  AikidoSoul   Jun-21-07 09:19 PM   #39 
  - Al Gore is the  malaise   Jun-21-07 05:33 PM   #8 
  - Does he have Secret service?  Skink   Jun-21-07 05:22 PM   #4 
  - No. Former VPs don't. NT  NYCGirl   Jun-21-07 05:34 PM   #9 
  - No - only former Presidents and their families get secret service protection for life.  Pirate Smile   Jun-21-07 05:36 PM   #12 
     - Used to be  Retired AF Dem   Jun-21-07 06:08 PM   #21 
     - What a shock that a Republican Congress decided to do that during the Clinton Administration.  Pirate Smile   Jun-21-07 06:21 PM   #24 
     - Yup -- Bush will only have protection for 10 years after he leaves office  SharonRB   Jun-22-07 01:24 PM   #45 
     - Cheney too? n/t  rzemanfl   Jun-21-07 06:27 PM   #25 
        - I don't know if the Dick Cheney/Fourth Branch of Government is covered.  Pirate Smile   Jun-21-07 08:01 PM   #38 
           - LOL! Dick is busily drafting a special Dick ( as opposed to executive) order  PA Democrat   Jun-22-07 07:01 PM   #54 
  - Swoon....Let's make it HAPPEN, President Gore.  AzDar   Jun-21-07 05:25 PM   #6 
  - Thanks for the thread elehhhna.  Uncle Joe   Jun-21-07 05:29 PM   #7 
  - Anytime. I like to repost this periodically.  elehhhhna   Jun-21-07 05:36 PM   #10 
  - Run Al and make it so.  sellitman   Jun-21-07 05:36 PM   #11 
  - How would this work? What kind of tax breaks would the poor and  glowing   Jun-21-07 05:37 PM   #13 
  - The CO2 tax is not on individuals, but on corporations and other large polluters.  NYCGirl   Jun-21-07 05:42 PM   #15 
  - Would that inspire more corporations to move to oversea operations?  glowing   Jun-21-07 05:50 PM   #20 
     - Big polluters are captive-- power generation and concrete manufacturing.  elehhhhna   Jun-21-07 06:28 PM   #26 
  - Why get complicated like Gore is doing - a simple 2% reduction/wage cap removal is a no brainer-then  papau   Jun-21-07 05:43 PM   #16 
  - Considering overpopulation is the root cause of pollution/global warming, there should be policies  gulfcoastliberal   Jun-21-07 06:46 PM   #31 
     - So, I should be penalized for having a child?  glowing   Jun-21-07 07:40 PM   #36 
     - Urbanization all over the globe is causing the birth rate to drop.  diane in sf   Jun-21-07 07:49 PM   #37 
     - You can discourage all you want, but accidents do and will happen.  Clark2008   Jun-22-07 03:54 PM   #49 
  - Run Al Run  proud patriot   Jun-21-07 05:45 PM   #17 
  - I Call On Gore to Run For President  otohara   Jun-21-07 05:48 PM   #18 
  - From the small business perspective -- me -- this would be a dream.  byronius   Jun-21-07 05:48 PM   #19 
  - Because a self-employed person has to pay both the employee's  tblue37   Jun-21-07 06:09 PM   #22 
  - You do realize he means Federal Taxes, not just Soc sec.  elehhhhna   Jun-21-07 06:30 PM   #27 
     - All income tax? I had not realized that. n/t  tblue37   Jun-21-07 06:59 PM   #33 
     - He may or may not have meant that...  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-22-07 10:22 AM   #43 
        - He's been tyalking about this for 14 years and he DOES mean  elehhhhna   Jun-22-07 01:44 PM   #47 
  - I vote for that! Show me the law where it's legal for them to tax my  B Calm   Jun-21-07 06:30 PM   #28 
  - The 16th amendment to the Constitution  whopis01   Jun-22-07 01:16 PM   #44 
     - I've seen it argued that this amendment was never properly  rzemanfl   Jun-22-07 05:45 PM   #51 
     - I've seen it argued that the moon landing was faked.  whopis01   Jun-22-07 06:55 PM   #53 
     - If Bush/Cheney were in office at the time of the moon landing  rzemanfl   Jun-23-07 10:27 AM   #59 
        - since this thread is dealing with the legality of income taxes  whopis01   Jun-23-07 02:21 PM   #60 
     - EXACTLY!!!  B Calm   Jun-23-07 05:21 AM   #58 
        - And Ohio was not a state until 1953, making Taft an illegal president, right? n/t  whopis01   Jun-23-07 02:27 PM   #61 
     - What is the number of the bill passed to authorize taxing our wages??  B Calm   Jun-22-07 08:02 PM   #56 
        - It is hard to name just one bill as there have been several  whopis01   Jun-23-07 12:00 AM   #57 
  - He could do that if he would just Run Al Run  dogday   Jun-21-07 06:32 PM   #29 
  - And he's not running?  Stephanie   Jun-21-07 06:45 PM   #30 
  - Go Gore! This is an extremely progressive tax proposal n/t  ProgressiveAmPatriot   Jun-21-07 06:50 PM   #32 
  - This could be great--I believe it's part of the Apollo Energy platform.  diane in sf   Jun-21-07 07:37 PM   #35 
  - Wow!! I've no doubt Gore is running. n/t  DemGa   Jun-21-07 10:54 PM   #41 
  - Run, Al, run!  SharonRB   Jun-22-07 01:27 PM   #46 
  - He sounds like an environmentalist to me  RestoreGore   Jun-22-07 03:46 PM   #48 
  - It's said even computers emit CO2 into the air...  HypnoToad   Jun-22-07 04:12 PM   #50 
  - "pollutant taxes" REALLY TURNS ME ON ON ON!!!  sicksicksick_N_tired   Jun-22-07 05:50 PM   #52 
  - I would support such a move. Anything to shift the burden of taxation off the poorest people. n/t  Selatius   Jun-22-07 07:05 PM   #55 
  - I love Al, but disagree with him on this. Social Security survived because it is regressive  yurbud   Jun-23-07 02:47 PM   #62 
 

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