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Ragnarok Donating Member (133 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-13-11 11:34 PM
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18. Good stuff.
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  -I am strongly in favor of a progressive income tax because.... WCGreen  Jul-13-11 08:15 PM   #0 
  - Yes, but right now we only have a (mildly) progressive payroll tax....  Scuba   Jul-13-11 08:20 PM   #1 
  - How about we just take OUR money back from the banksters and call it even?  phasma ex machina   Jul-13-11 08:35 PM   #7 
  - Sorry, but our payroll tax is regressive ... as any flat tax is.  BOHICA12   Jul-13-11 10:41 PM   #14 
  - Mr. Smith, Sir, agrees With You  The Magistrate   Jul-13-11 08:20 PM   #2 
  - I agree, even though it would mean that we pay more.  CaliforniaPeggy   Jul-13-11 08:20 PM   #3 
  - because the empirical evidence is overwhelming that without equivalent transfers...  enki23   Jul-13-11 08:29 PM   #4 
  - Well said.  azul   Jul-13-11 09:21 PM   #12 
  - Exactly! Those who get the most benefit, need to return that favor nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-13-11 08:30 PM   #5 
  - I always liked...  Ragnarok   Jul-13-11 08:30 PM   #6 
  - Huge, HUGE problems.  trotsky   Jul-13-11 08:37 PM   #8 
  - Exactly, Sir  The Magistrate   Jul-13-11 08:59 PM   #11 
  - Since we are a consumption based economy ...  BOHICA12   Jul-13-11 10:50 PM   #15 
     - Pure Swill, Sir  The Magistrate   Jul-13-11 11:18 PM   #16 
     - Great explanation in detail....  WCGreen   Jul-13-11 11:32 PM   #17 
     - Hidden taxes are not always taxes .....  BOHICA12   Jul-13-11 11:57 PM   #19 
     - And This Here Tortoise Is an Insect, Sir....  The Magistrate   Jul-14-11 12:10 AM   #21 
     - They already collect...  Ragnarok   Jul-14-11 07:42 AM   #26 
        - Nonesense, Sir  The Magistrate   Jul-14-11 12:40 PM   #27 
     - Just a point....  WCGreen   Jul-14-11 01:11 AM   #22 
     - I had intended to reply, but now there is no need.  trotsky   Jul-14-11 06:17 AM   #23 
     - Good stuff.  Ragnarok   Jul-13-11 11:34 PM   #18 
        - No, read post #16. THAT is good stuff.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-14-11 12:05 AM   #20 
  - The thing about a flat tax is that those at the top have much more  WCGreen   Jul-13-11 10:37 PM   #13 
  - 15% of a minimum wage earner's income...  rucky   Jul-14-11 06:29 AM   #25 
  - The money needs to circulate, it is the wealth of the nation and its people  azul   Jul-13-11 08:43 PM   #9 
  - The only reason the tax code is 80,000 + pages are loopholes  jimmyflint   Jul-13-11 08:58 PM   #10 
  - Yep. It keeps the door open for others to benefit, as well.  rucky   Jul-14-11 06:26 AM   #24 

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