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TBF Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-09-11 07:36 AM
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3. There's a reason most of the billionaires in the world live right here in the US -
it's because it is in their economic interest to do so.

Here is the breakdown: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_the_n...

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  -Hey Leftys: the US has almost the highest tax rates in the world! MannyGoldstein  Jun-09-11 07:25 AM   #0 
  - we do have higher taxes than mexico. so....  ejpoeta   Jun-09-11 07:26 AM   #1 
  - And boy howdy is Mexico doing great...  Bandit   Jun-09-11 08:38 AM   #13 
  - And look at those poor, struggling, desperate countries at the top of that list  marmar   Jun-09-11 07:31 AM   #2 
  - There's a reason most of the billionaires in the world live right here in the US -  TBF   Jun-09-11 07:36 AM   #3 
  - My Danish relatives, high taxes, provides dignity to those in retirement.  midnight   Jun-09-11 07:43 AM   #4 
  - When everyone pays their fair share (rich AND poor)...  IndyPragmatist   Jun-09-11 08:01 AM   #5 
  - US has "Highest Corp Tax Loop Hole Rate" in the world  FreakinDJ   Jun-09-11 08:01 AM   #6 
  - Are these the legislated rates or the rates actually paid after exemptions; loop holes, etc?  yellowcanine   Jun-09-11 08:11 AM   #7 
  - Actual paid, I believe  MannyGoldstein   Jun-09-11 08:16 AM   #8 
  - NOPE - here Denamrk's Corporate Rate is listed as 25%  FreakinDJ   Jun-09-11 08:26 AM   #12 
  - But don't let that stop some "Half-Truth" spewing Freeper Idiot.  FreakinDJ   Jun-09-11 08:22 AM   #10 
  - You get what you pay for. America is the walmart of developed countries.  Shagbark Hickory   Jun-09-11 08:20 AM   #9 
  - And the entire left-hand column has their health care paid for.  HughBeaumont   Jun-09-11 08:22 AM   #11 
     - If I'm not mistaken, every country listed above the U.S., including South Korea,  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-09-11 08:52 AM   #14 
 

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