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pnwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-12-10 03:21 PM
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23.  If you can prove that statement, please provide a link. n/t
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  -We need to rush through the tax cut..that raises taxes on the poor???? mdavies013  Dec-12-10 01:45 PM   #0 
  - Wouldn't the making work pay and the $250 that SS  doc03   Dec-12-10 01:53 PM   #1 
  - There was no $250 dollar payment fron SS last year  sunwyn   Dec-12-10 02:01 PM   #2 
  - Yes there was, last year was 2009 and there was a  doc03   Dec-12-10 04:25 PM   #38 
  - The swap of Making Work Pay with the payroll holiday raises taxes on the poor $175 to $200  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 02:10 PM   #7 
  - "Making work pay" ???? Does it EVER occur to you that some of us CAN'T work????  bobbolink   Dec-12-10 02:25 PM   #14 
  - So if you can't or don't work you don't get a  doc03   Dec-12-10 04:27 PM   #39 
  - Nice bait and switch. The topic I replied to talked about replacing current  bobbolink   Dec-12-10 05:07 PM   #46 
     - First of all, I never said "don't want to work", I said "don't work"  doc03   Dec-12-10 07:04 PM   #60 
        - You said "won't work" before you were asked to change it.  bobbolink   Dec-12-10 08:10 PM   #69 
           - Like hell I changed it! You can't understand English I guess.  doc03   Dec-12-10 10:41 PM   #71 
              - You are so right. Everyone is stupid, and nobody can understand English except you.  bobbolink   Dec-13-10 09:21 AM   #78 
  - How about an office job?  progressiveinaction   Dec-12-10 05:10 PM   #47 
     - You know, delving into people's personal business on a public (and often ugly) forum  bobbolink   Dec-12-10 05:37 PM   #48 
     - What???  progressiveinaction   Dec-12-10 07:35 PM   #64 
        - You heard me, and you know what you did. NONE of us owe you any personal explanations.  bobbolink   Dec-12-10 07:59 PM   #68 
     - What a snide, nasty, NON-DEMOCRATIC post.  WinkyDink   Dec-12-10 06:24 PM   #54 
        - Huh? What was snide and nasty about what I said?  progressiveinaction   Dec-12-10 07:39 PM   #65 
  - people making around 15K to 17K (and some of those making less)  truedelphi   Dec-12-10 02:39 PM   #18 
  - Of course it is not mentioned here at DU....  dennis4868   Dec-12-10 02:03 PM   #3 
  - Then they can fight and blame it on the Republicans. (nt)  w4rma   Dec-12-10 02:04 PM   #4 
  - That's right...  dennis4868   Dec-12-10 03:12 PM   #20 
  - This is about the deal, not about obama. I reject the deal, not obama.  John Q. Citizen   Dec-12-10 02:08 PM   #5 
  - Taxes go up for the poor IF the Obama/ GOP deal goes through  Lorien   Dec-12-10 02:11 PM   #8 
  - right....  dennis4868   Dec-12-10 03:15 PM   #21 
  - uh, no, they won't.  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 04:29 PM   #40 
  - What tax hikes for the poor are you talking about? n/t  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 03:24 PM   #25 
  - It's mentioned here all the damn time.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 02:13 PM   #9 
  - tax cut will expire if there is no deal...  dennis4868   Dec-12-10 03:16 PM   #22 
     - And then the new GOP led Congress will pass all the tax cuts.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 03:26 PM   #26 
        - So taxes will go up and everyone will blame Obama. Then taxes will go down  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 03:29 PM   #28 
           - Why would taxes go up for everyone (except the poor as we've discussed)  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 03:33 PM   #30 
              - Next session is too late. Automatic pay deductions will automatically INCREASE  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 05:44 PM   #49 
  - Oh looky! People are mentioning it all over this very thread! eom  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 04:14 PM   #36 
  - Don't waste your time on that one.  Bluebear   Dec-13-10 03:46 AM   #77 
  - Right--the same taxes they paid during the 90s. Big whoop n/t  eridani   Dec-13-10 12:13 AM   #72 
  - "We can't allow taxes to go up on our poor and middle class citizens or there will be suffering"  TheKentuckian   Dec-12-10 02:09 PM   #6 
  - WHAAAAT!?!  Odin2005   Dec-12-10 02:13 PM   #10 
  - Here:  knitter4democracy   Dec-12-10 07:19 PM   #62 
  - 1. How much do they rise? 2. Don't they rise more if there is no plan?  stopbush   Dec-12-10 02:20 PM   #11 
  - Taxes on lowest incomes will go up a full 50% when current rates expire.  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 06:28 PM   #56 
  - Because if there is no deal, their taxes go up much higher than if we don't....  FrenchieCat   Dec-12-10 02:22 PM   #12 
  - None of which justifies borrowing money that WE--not THEY -- have to pay back  rocktivity   Dec-12-10 02:33 PM   #16 
  - Ok, Deficit hawk!  FrenchieCat   Dec-12-10 04:14 PM   #35 
  - Getting the big picture BEFORE zeroing in the right target  rocktivity   Dec-12-10 05:50 PM   #51 
  - Why do you think people give a shit about taxes that have already been withheld?  eridani   Dec-13-10 12:20 AM   #74 
  - Progressive economists agree that we need to stimulate the economy now,  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 05:51 PM   #52 
     - But if we can't lower the tax rates for the rich without borrowing  rocktivity   Dec-12-10 06:23 PM   #53 
     - Who's advocating that only the rich should get a lower tax rate?  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 06:25 PM   #55 
     - Right. LIke a payday loan is a "stimulus"  eridani   Dec-13-10 12:38 AM   #76 
  - You are assuming if there is no deal that all the tax cuts will  doc03   Dec-12-10 04:44 PM   #41 
  - If there is no deal the tax cuts WILL EXPIRE. By law.  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 06:34 PM   #57 
     - The Democrats should have taken this thing on months ago  doc03   Dec-12-10 07:14 PM   #61 
        - And why would the Rethugs have been any more willing to  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 07:33 PM   #63 
           - Back then Democrats could have won the argument easily. But  doc03   Dec-12-10 07:41 PM   #66 
              - Oh yeah? Says who? The Rethugs were going for tax cuts for ALL  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 07:57 PM   #67 
  - Which no one will care about because it's already been withheld n/t  eridani   Dec-13-10 12:15 AM   #73 
  - Haven't you noticed? We poor people don't matter to "progressives".  bobbolink   Dec-12-10 02:23 PM   #13 
  - The poor and the homeless don't ever matter.  Rex   Dec-12-10 02:35 PM   #17 
     - Thankkk you. Our sufferin and deaths are piffle to DU.  bobbolink   Dec-12-10 02:45 PM   #19 
  - Yep. Hurry, before they figure it out. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 02:25 PM   #15 
  - If you can prove that statement, please provide a link. n/t  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 03:21 PM   #23 
  - Right here:  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 03:24 PM   #24 
     - Was Making Work Pay part of the one-year stimulus package?  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 03:28 PM   #27 
        - Whatever you call it, low income people's taxes go up next year from this year.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 03:31 PM   #29 
           - Those at the low end go up far more -- 50% -- if the tax cuts expire.  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 03:38 PM   #31 
           - So you're going with "it could be worse, paupers" I see.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 04:11 PM   #33 
              - Oh yeah, right. That must be it. n/t  pnwmom   Dec-12-10 05:45 PM   #50 
           - But they'll go up more if nothing is passed  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-12-10 04:05 PM   #32 
              - So I'll put you in the "okay with it" column too.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 04:13 PM   #34 
                 - Of course they're ok with it  katnapped   Dec-12-10 04:16 PM   #37 
                    - Yep. I've heard that one a few time.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 04:52 PM   #42 
                       - Seeing as I'm British, your assumptions are completely useless  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-12-10 04:55 PM   #43 
                          - It's not my OP and I did just as you proposed.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-12-10 05:04 PM   #45 
  - You can't expect the wealthy to pay their fair share. n/t  leeroysphitz   Dec-12-10 04:58 PM   #44 
  - The bottom 40% of this country is off the presidents radar.  ipaint   Dec-12-10 06:55 PM   #58 
  - Deserves a repeat: "The bottom 40% of this country is off the presidents radar."  bobbolink   Dec-12-10 08:30 PM   #70 
  - Dupe. nt  ipaint   Dec-12-10 06:57 PM   #59 
  - More for them and less for us. Reverse Robin Hoods.  Initech   Dec-13-10 12:33 AM   #75 
 

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