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SmileyRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-19-10 12:56 PM
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12. Deductions do indeed serve a purpose. - job and wage creation for the rest of us?
Edited on Sun Sep-19-10 12:59 PM by SmileyRose
Sometimes - but mostly not.

Regardless, I'd like to see the Republicans and Teabaggers alike sit in front of America and defend why the 95% of Americans deserve to be punished through taxation...............
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  -I've decided everyone should be taxed exactly the same. No more progressive taxation. SmileyRose  Sep-19-10 12:33 PM   #0 
  - You can live on $9500 a year?  Warpy   Sep-19-10 12:34 PM   #1 
  - LOL  SmileyRose   Sep-19-10 12:37 PM   #3 
  - $5,700 for 2009 single individual.. n/t  Fumesucker   Sep-19-10 12:39 PM   #4 
  - Oh wow  SmileyRose   Sep-19-10 12:43 PM   #7 
     - but there is also an exemption of $2,300 or so  hfojvt   Sep-19-10 01:20 PM   #17 
        - You're leaving out FICA  Fumesucker   Sep-19-10 01:33 PM   #19 
           - but not the wealthy  hfojvt   Sep-19-10 01:57 PM   #21 
           - I was pointing out that your figures were not an accurate portrayal of what people pay..  Fumesucker   Sep-19-10 03:09 PM   #24 
           - Social Security also has a disparate impact (negative) on African Americans  merqz   Sep-19-10 04:22 PM   #31 
  - The IRS doesn't make tax law  JSK   Sep-19-10 12:41 PM   #5 
     - You missed this part of the sentence..  Fumesucker   Sep-19-10 12:43 PM   #6 
  - I'm very close to that, little more money and less health care  Taitertots   Sep-19-10 01:03 PM   #14 
  - Your making too much sense again  FreakinDJ   Sep-19-10 12:35 PM   #2 
  - the only thing to point out in your post, is the teabaggers are probably you  seabeyond   Sep-19-10 12:45 PM   #8 
  - "The bare necessities of life" should be based on median income  rocktivity   Sep-19-10 12:48 PM   #9 
  - Actually many teabaggers do pay the same taxes as you and I do.  obxhead   Sep-19-10 12:49 PM   #10 
  - And Imagine, Sir, Every Dime Of It Goes To Lazy Negroes....  The Magistrate   Sep-19-10 04:07 PM   #28 
     - That is very true.  obxhead   Sep-19-10 04:11 PM   #29 
     - Yes, Those Types Are A Hoot, Sir, But Remember: They Earned Every Penny They Get From The Government  The Magistrate   Sep-19-10 04:15 PM   #30 
     - Well, actually....  Lagomorph   Sep-20-10 03:53 AM   #32 
  - Building a business has no tax advantage over buying a winter home in the Bahamas?  wtmusic   Sep-19-10 12:53 PM   #11 
  - Deductions do indeed serve a purpose. - job and wage creation for the rest of us?  SmileyRose   Sep-19-10 12:56 PM   #12 
     - The idea of deductions is sound, implementation is not.  wtmusic   Sep-19-10 01:04 PM   #15 
  - I'm not letting them off the hook that easily  Cirque du So-What   Sep-19-10 12:57 PM   #13 
  - Every charity in the country would fold within months.  Ruby the Liberal   Sep-19-10 01:15 PM   #16 
  - So the tractor dealer who spends 40 million on wholesale  marybourg   Sep-19-10 01:22 PM   #18 
  - Don't forget sales tax. Shouldn't that apply to purchase of stocks as well?  lostnfound   Sep-19-10 01:48 PM   #20 
  - the rich don't have income, they have capital gains.  ileus   Sep-19-10 02:33 PM   #22 
  - Exactly. n/t  Fire1   Sep-19-10 03:25 PM   #25 
  - Now add state taxes....  Lagomorph   Sep-19-10 03:06 PM   #23 
  - Capital gains tax and  Fire1   Sep-19-10 03:31 PM   #26 
     - Right...and all those taxes...  Lagomorph   Sep-20-10 03:57 AM   #33 
     - Sliced Bagel Tax...  Lagomorph   Sep-20-10 06:27 PM   #34 
  - Stop It  WVRICK13   Sep-19-10 04:00 PM   #27 

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