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Greyhound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 04:07 AM
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79. Here's another, I'm surviving on half of what I used to pay in income tax.
Thanks Bill, another vote you cost your wife, asshole.



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  -Only 6% of Americans make over $100k? Inchworm  Apr-16-08 08:24 PM   #0 
  - I heard that too!!  RazBerryBeret   Apr-16-08 08:25 PM   #1 
  - Doesn't sound low at all to me...  AchtungToddler   Apr-16-08 08:30 PM   #8 
  - Good- I'm not goin nuts  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 08:31 PM   #9 
  - It sounds a little high for individuals  Warpy   Apr-16-08 08:34 PM   #16 
  - are you sure they didn't say 6% controls 90 percent of the wealth in this country?  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-16-08 08:27 PM   #2 
  - They were talking numbers  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 08:29 PM   #7 
  - I'm a full-time RN, married and we only make 65K in a good year.  Indiana_Dem   Apr-16-08 08:28 PM   #3 
  - I make nowhere near that  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 08:32 PM   #12 
  - university prof and biologist and I make about the same....  mike_c   Apr-16-08 08:38 PM   #20 
  - Oh yes, I agree I'm fortunate.  Indiana_Dem   Apr-16-08 08:42 PM   #25 
  - Wow your hospital pays poorly  DadOf2LittleAngels   Apr-17-08 01:14 PM   #73 
     - You're right. They do pay poorly. It's rural small town hospital.  Indiana_Dem   Apr-17-08 11:44 PM   #76 
  - RIP, American Middle Class. n/t  Mojambo   Apr-16-08 08:28 PM   #4 
  - I used to.... now I make 1/3 of my former salary.  merwin   Apr-16-08 08:29 PM   #5 
  - Oh yea!  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 08:34 PM   #15 
  - Hey, I'm in exactly the same boat!  Lorien   Apr-16-08 11:02 PM   #54 
  - Here's another, I'm surviving on half of what I used to pay in income tax.  greyhound1966   Apr-18-08 04:07 AM   #79 
  - It's true.  tekisui   Apr-16-08 08:29 PM   #6 
  - 9% seems more realistic IMO  HughMoran   Apr-16-08 08:33 PM   #13 
  - Still shocking to me  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 08:34 PM   #17 
  - In 1998 10% made more than 100K  gristy   Apr-16-08 08:31 PM   #10 
  - Interesting  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 08:36 PM   #18 
  - This is by household  revolve   Apr-16-08 08:39 PM   #22 
  - You are right  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 08:41 PM   #24 
  - Frequent shell game played by rethugs  bunkerbuster1   Apr-18-08 05:33 PM   #82 
  - The income isn't improving.....  PDJane   Apr-16-08 08:49 PM   #27 
  - I agree - If it was ownership of the wealth they might be closer to being correct  papau   Apr-16-08 08:53 PM   #29 
  - For what its worth: in 1998, $100K bought $109K euros. Today, $100K buys 63K euros.  Kip Humphrey   Apr-17-08 05:39 AM   #67 
  - OMG  renate   Apr-18-08 02:15 AM   #78 
  - I'm not sure I share your optimism about the Bush administration  unpossibles   Apr-17-08 07:05 AM   #68 
  - according to the census for 2005  unpossibles   Apr-16-08 08:32 PM   #11 
  - Sounds like it is true  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 08:37 PM   #19 
  - 21.8% of families are over $100,000 in 2005  kwassa   Apr-16-08 08:51 PM   #28 
  - Is this individual or by household? nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Apr-16-08 08:34 PM   #14 
  - "Americans" was the word  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 08:38 PM   #21 
     - It says Family Income  zeos3   Apr-16-08 09:04 PM   #30 
        - Good question  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 09:10 PM   #32 
           - No, didn't read the transcripts  zeos3   Apr-16-08 09:43 PM   #41 
           - Here we go  zeos3   Apr-16-08 09:57 PM   #43 
  - i think it depends on where you live.  sweets   Apr-16-08 08:39 PM   #23 
  - Chicago as well.  Kittycat   Apr-16-08 08:48 PM   #26 
     - my niece and her husband live in  sweets   Apr-16-08 09:51 PM   #42 
  - Wow,  Beregond2   Apr-16-08 09:06 PM   #31 
  - I have in spurts  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 09:12 PM   #33 
  - I don't think that anyone around here makes $100,000+  Nikia   Apr-16-08 09:20 PM   #34 
  - I'm starting to realize that now  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 09:30 PM   #37 
  - Airline pilots/captains make those figures.  CRF450   Apr-18-08 02:10 AM   #77 
  - Household income, or individual income? (nt)  varelse   Apr-16-08 09:20 PM   #35 
  - I assume he meant individual  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 09:31 PM   #38 
  - You must live in California or NY if you think it sounds low  El Pinko   Apr-16-08 09:23 PM   #36 
  - 100k+ here would be well off too  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 09:32 PM   #39 
     - I see. I suppose that might be the case, but many more people live...  El Pinko   Apr-16-08 09:39 PM   #40 
  - I believe it.  Withywindle   Apr-16-08 10:20 PM   #44 
  - I don't any longer  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 10:39 PM   #47 
  - Here's a table that says $103,912 put one in the top 10% in 2005  orangepeel68   Apr-16-08 10:30 PM   #45 
  - I love you!  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 10:38 PM   #46 
  - and more than 15%.....  noexcuseforgeorge   Apr-16-08 10:49 PM   #48 
  - I'm sure that number is way more  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 10:51 PM   #49 
     - it is more  noexcuseforgeorge   Apr-16-08 10:54 PM   #50 
        - That doesn't count the underinsured, who are in an almost worse predicament.  mondo joe   Apr-16-08 10:58 PM   #51 
        - very  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 11:00 PM   #52 
  - It sounds high to me.  DireStrike   Apr-16-08 11:00 PM   #53 
  - That's the thing  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 11:17 PM   #56 
  - Depends where you live. In Seattle I know a few people who earn more than that,  mondo joe   Apr-16-08 11:31 PM   #59 
  - Yes. Exactly. Hello??  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-16-08 11:05 PM   #55 
  - Thank you very much  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 11:18 PM   # 
  - It comes from the same psychology that causes people to consider $500,000 homes  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-17-08 09:11 AM   #70 
  - Depending on where you live, it can be. eom  lukasahero   Apr-17-08 02:42 PM   #75 
  - Here in SiliconValley you cannot afford a decent house w/ less than that.  alittlelark   Apr-16-08 11:18 PM   #57 
  - or Miami Beach  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 11:22 PM   #58 
  - I wish.  stillcool47   Apr-16-08 11:42 PM   #60 
  - You wish?  Inchworm   Apr-16-08 11:43 PM   #61 
     - yeah...I wish I made  stillcool47   Apr-17-08 12:04 AM   #62 
  - Here's the info we're looking for!  MarkInLA   Apr-17-08 12:57 AM   #63 
  - Wrong  taught_me_patience   Apr-17-08 02:45 AM   #65 
  - Look it up on census  taught_me_patience   Apr-17-08 02:43 AM   #64 
  - thank you!  unpossibles   Apr-17-08 07:13 AM   #69 
  - Good work!  MarkInLA   Apr-17-08 12:51 PM   #71 
     - I actually think the Fact Finder Stat should be used  taught_me_patience   Apr-17-08 01:06 PM   #72 
        - ah, I see your point  MarkInLA   Apr-18-08 04:56 PM   #80 
  - Why does that surprise you?  Herdin_Cats   Apr-17-08 05:36 AM   #66 
  - and only 1% of that makes over $250,000  devilgrrl   Apr-17-08 01:15 PM   #74 
  - And yet they claim that is middle class ...middle class my ass.  L0oniX   Apr-18-08 05:30 PM   #81 
     - Wow  limit18   Apr-18-08 05:51 PM   #83 
        - For one person that is very good money here in Florida.  L0oniX   Apr-18-08 05:53 PM   #84 
 

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