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tularetom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-18-09 07:59 AM
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9. Yep - and the more people that go broke the less taxes they pay
And the wealthy, the poor and corporations already pay no taxes, so with the big drop in middle class tax payments, viola - the government goes broke.
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  -To all who tell us to hold our fire because the alternative is so much worse Phoebe Loosinhouse  Dec-18-09 06:21 AM   #0 
  - Wish I could R this 5 times -- This bill is poison with the mandate  Armstead   Dec-18-09 06:28 AM   #1 
  - Yes. The bill will completely ;wipe out any remaining discretionary income  eridani   Dec-18-09 06:43 AM   #2 
  - That is it's purpose.  MNDemNY   Dec-18-09 06:58 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-18-09 07:02 AM   #4 
  - It will make people go broke faster -- with the government helping push them over the edge  Armstead   Dec-18-09 07:39 AM   #8 
  - Yep - and the more people that go broke the less taxes they pay  tularetom   Dec-18-09 07:59 AM   #9 
  - Thank-You /nt  still_one   Dec-18-09 07:16 AM   #5 
  - So this bill will put us straight into a Depression  WeDidIt   Dec-18-09 07:17 AM   #6 
  - You just made a very important point which few realize eom  Garam_Masala   Dec-19-09 01:25 PM   #77 
  - Big K&R thanks n/t  slipslidingaway   Dec-18-09 07:23 AM   #7 
  - Useful. Thanks. k&r n/t  Laelth   Dec-18-09 08:27 AM   #10 
  - So, what's the alternative- that's going to pass with our current Congress?  Proud Liberal Dem   Dec-18-09 08:31 AM   #11 
  - In the meantime, people are going broke and losing everything  mullard12ax7   Dec-18-09 01:15 PM   #19 
  - Now or never is so entirely false...  levander   Dec-18-09 11:34 PM   #54 
  - Indeed what are we the people going to do.  truedelphi   Dec-19-09 01:37 AM   #66 
  - change the Medicare eligibility age to 0 yrs., 1 day  appal_jack   Dec-19-09 04:51 AM   #69 
  - K & R nt  snagglepuss   Dec-18-09 08:32 AM   #12 
  - K & R  AzDar   Dec-18-09 08:52 AM   #13 
  - You got this so right it hurts.  TacticalPeek   Dec-18-09 08:59 AM   #14 
  - The same basic story over and over for thirty years now...  tom_paine   Dec-18-09 12:33 PM   #15 
  - the alternative is nothing  CreekDog   Dec-18-09 12:36 PM   #16 
  - "doom for dems"  amborin   Dec-18-09 12:39 PM   #17 
  - K&R for the actual research  mullard12ax7   Dec-18-09 01:13 PM   #18 
  - knr.  tekisui   Dec-18-09 01:15 PM   #20 
  - This is pure truth. Thank you.  lildreamer316   Dec-18-09 03:01 PM   #21 
  - I'll wait to see what the final numbers look like, they don't look good right now though  uponit7771   Dec-18-09 03:10 PM   #22 
  - get back up there....kick  Armstead   Dec-18-09 03:31 PM   #23 
  - kicked and rec'd  brentspeak   Dec-18-09 03:36 PM   #24 
  - K&R..although I'm waiting for the response about ponies or curing cancer  TK421   Dec-18-09 03:39 PM   #25 
  - You just want a pony  Armstead   Dec-18-09 03:45 PM   #26 
  - and a cure for cancer...don't leave that out!  TK421   Dec-18-09 03:47 PM   #27 
     - You supporting the GOP  Armstead   Dec-18-09 03:52 PM   #28 
        - Yeah...I work for Rush, but he pays me in Oxycontins rather than cash  TK421   Dec-18-09 03:56 PM   #30 
           - You're also a leftist socialist  Armstead   Dec-18-09 03:58 PM   #31 
              - who's on the oxycontin here anyways?  TK421   Dec-18-09 04:04 PM   #33 
  - You just want to have it *your* way. If you don't get what you want ...  puebloknot   Dec-18-09 04:04 PM   #34 
  - I'm pounding on my desk right now AND SCREAMING!@!@!!!!!  TK421   Dec-18-09 04:10 PM   #35 
     - You get the WAAAMBULANCE only if your insurance covers it! nt  puebloknot   Dec-18-09 05:00 PM   #39 
  - ...well, Obama aint solved neither one of those so he aint shit!! ./sarcasm lol...  uponit7771   Dec-18-09 05:07 PM   #41 
  - "Health care: $20,565 "? Where is she getting these numbers, and what about employer contributions?  ProSense   Dec-18-09 03:55 PM   #29 
  - Your chart not even close to what my family of 4 is paying under current law  Garam_Masala   Dec-18-09 11:45 PM   #57 
  - K&R to Powers of Ten!!!  puebloknot   Dec-18-09 04:01 PM   #32 
  - Her analysis is wholly inaccurate -- her figures do not include accurate individual subsidy rates.  quiet.american   Dec-18-09 04:12 PM   #36 
  - *****THREAD DEAD***** Thx for this post  uponit7771   Dec-18-09 05:08 PM   #42 
  - The exact figures do not matter so much to me.  JDPriestly   Dec-19-09 12:51 AM   #62 
  - k&r  Little Star   Dec-18-09 04:32 PM   #37 
  - No one can make an accurate prediction because big insurance  Vinca   Dec-18-09 04:39 PM   #38 
  - Actually, that's not entirely true.  quiet.american   Dec-18-09 05:06 PM   #40 
  - Maybe the coming  femrap   Dec-18-09 07:08 PM   #43 
  - He has a dick? nt  Enthusiast   Dec-19-09 06:28 AM   #72 
     - a small one that has  femrap   Dec-19-09 10:54 AM   #73 
  - Agree. rec nt  rhett o rick   Dec-18-09 08:00 PM   #44 
  - If this abomination passes, mass civil disobedience is our only recourse  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-18-09 10:10 PM   #45 
  - Recommended. I very much trust Marcy Wheelers' work.  madfloridian   Dec-18-09 10:37 PM   #46 
  - K&R  bvar22   Dec-18-09 10:40 PM   #47 
  - What is the penalty for not taking part in the mandate?  mzmolly   Dec-18-09 10:42 PM   #48 
  - Fines and if fines are not paid then jail time n/t  Garam_Masala   Dec-18-09 11:42 PM   #56 
     - Is there a link to more info on the specifics?  mzmolly   Dec-18-09 11:56 PM   #58 
        - So if you don't pay the fine nothing happens?  Garam_Masala   Dec-19-09 01:15 AM   #63 
           - No, you'd face IRS penalties for not paying the additional  mzmolly   Dec-19-09 11:03 AM   #74 
              - Oh OK...thanks for clearing that up...WHEW  Garam_Masala   Dec-19-09 01:23 PM   #76 
  - Great post  dflprincess   Dec-18-09 10:44 PM   #49 
  - Methinks Howard Dean is RIGHT. n/t  orbitalman   Dec-18-09 10:46 PM   #50 
  - the analogy is made to mandatory car insurance  soryang   Dec-18-09 10:59 PM   #51 
  - Car ownership is NOT mandated  Garam_Masala   Dec-19-09 01:17 AM   #64 
     - ?  soryang   Dec-19-09 11:13 PM   #78 
  - K&R  MissDeeds   Dec-18-09 11:11 PM   #52 
  - How dare you post the fundamentals! It's undermining Hope and Change*  Grinchie   Dec-18-09 11:22 PM   #53 
  - K&R... nt  Blasphemer   Dec-18-09 11:38 PM   #55 
  - Here is more info on the penalty for non compliance:  mzmolly   Dec-19-09 12:09 AM   #59 
  - This is what I fear since hubby and I are in the middle  eleny   Dec-19-09 12:10 AM   #60 
  - Recommend. Nt  xchrom   Dec-19-09 12:32 AM   #61 
  - And the New World Order keeps right on marching in lock-step..  winyanstaz   Dec-19-09 01:33 AM   #65 
  - For me personally, nothing would be worse than being forced to pay insurance companies for  DesertDiamond   Dec-19-09 02:27 AM   #67 
  - The days of "where are they going to go" are OVAH  FunMe   Dec-19-09 04:13 AM   #68 
  - Agreed. I am not going to be emotionally blackmailed to buy guy A's crap because I'm afraid of...  Wardoc   Dec-19-09 04:58 AM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-19-09 05:25 AM   #71 
  - Thank you. And I'm so sick of hearing about the "30 million Americans" who will be covered  Hello_Kitty   Dec-19-09 11:10 AM   #75 
 

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