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Fire1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-22-09 10:03 PM
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36. THAT group? YES!!
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  -My problem with the AIG tax is that it is emotional, and not Constitutional Mike 03  Mar-21-09 08:49 PM   #0 
  - I don't know why we can't fire the lot of them. Buy out their contracts  geckosfeet   Mar-21-09 08:53 PM   #1 
  - That 90% tax will never make it though the senate and they all know it.  L0oniX   Mar-21-09 08:59 PM   #2 
  - "Do you want particular groups taxed?"  jeff30997   Mar-21-09 09:00 PM   #3 
  - Wont happen  rcrush   Mar-21-09 10:17 PM   #19 
  - Probably not written targetting 'groups,'  elleng   Mar-21-09 09:03 PM   #4 
  - please explain which article/amendment of the Constitution has been violated  Fiendish Thingy   Mar-21-09 09:10 PM   #5 
  - I had the same problem  customerserviceguy   Mar-21-09 09:14 PM   #9 
  - From the moment it was first discussed, it sounded like ex post facto to me.  Critters2   Mar-21-09 10:51 PM   #22 
  - This is just a change in tax code, not criminal law, no? n/t  Fiendish Thingy   Mar-22-09 08:55 PM   #28 
  - Article I, Section 9.  backscatter712   Mar-22-09 09:15 PM   #30 
     - Actually it targets anyone who took the TARP funds, which means  dkf   Mar-22-09 10:07 PM   #37 
  - And the pure, unmitigated making shit up by DUers just won't stop.  BlooInBloo   Mar-21-09 09:11 PM   #6 
  - I think it comes down to  customerserviceguy   Mar-21-09 09:12 PM   #7 
  - You are correct, this is a vindictive ex post facto law  AwareOne   Mar-21-09 09:13 PM   #8 
  - Your Ex Post Facto Argument is BS  mckara   Mar-21-09 09:17 PM   #12 
     - Enlighten us.  Critters2   Mar-21-09 10:52 PM   #23 
        - OK  mckara   Mar-21-09 11:09 PM   #25 
           - Well, maybe they do this, but I don't think the Founders would approve.  Critters2   Mar-21-09 11:13 PM   #26 
              - Sounding "ex post facto" to you- and the reality of the court's interpretations are 2 different  depakid   Mar-21-09 11:52 PM   #27 
  - Aren't There Precedents for Retroactive Tax Increases?  mckara   Mar-21-09 09:14 PM   #10 
  - Legal scholars find ithe notion quite constitutional  depakid   Mar-21-09 09:15 PM   #11 
  - How syupid of me me  AwareOne   Mar-21-09 09:29 PM   #15 
     - Rule of law?  depakid   Mar-21-09 09:40 PM   #16 
     - Yeah! You're syupid!!  Critters2   Mar-21-09 10:54 PM   #24 
  - I think you are correct, it is punishment  HillbillyBob   Mar-21-09 09:17 PM   #13 
  - You know it was passed by a Democratic congress right? You sure you want t go there?  burythehatchet   Mar-21-09 09:18 PM   #14 
  - This "idiotic tax"  trayfoot   Mar-21-09 09:44 PM   #17 
  - It is not in the slightest ex post facto or a bill of attainder  provis99   Mar-21-09 09:59 PM   #18 
     - The problem with talking to know-nothing people is that they don't actually know anything.  BlooInBloo   Mar-21-09 10:19 PM   #20 
     - The argument centers on intent.  backscatter712   Mar-22-09 09:28 PM   #31 
        - BWAHAHAHAAAA!!!!  BlooInBloo   Mar-22-09 09:31 PM   #32 
           - The cigarette tax actually has a legitimate purpose.  backscatter712   Mar-22-09 09:40 PM   #33 
              - (facepalm)  BlooInBloo   Mar-22-09 09:42 PM   #34 
  - THE BONUSES are stealing from the share holders  sam sarrha   Mar-21-09 10:48 PM   #21 
  - Tru-dat: Unconstitutional. That is all. n/t  UTUSN   Mar-22-09 09:00 PM   #29 
  - ROAR!!! CONGRESS ANGRY!!! CONGRESS SMASH!!!  backscatter712   Mar-22-09 09:52 PM   #35 
  - THAT group? YES!!  Fire1   Mar-22-09 10:03 PM   #36 

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