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JTFrog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 11:17 AM
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  -'How many people here could use an extra $1,500? Yes, I thought so' bigtree  Nov-30-11 08:20 PM   #0 
  - The concern I have about the tax cuts, any tax cuts to payroll  earcandle   Nov-30-11 08:29 PM   #1 
  - well, they're temporary  bigtree   Nov-30-11 08:32 PM   #2 
  - Bullshit.  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-30-11 08:37 PM   #6 
  - it's temporary and the money is being replaced  bigtree   Nov-30-11 08:39 PM   #8 
     - And ignoring what I said doesn't change the fact that it is NOT  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-30-11 08:48 PM   #12 
     - that's your opinion  bigtree   Nov-30-11 08:53 PM   #15 
     - You are correct  Angry Dragon   Nov-30-11 08:54 PM   #17 
     - It never ends up being temporary. That is my fear. nt  Mojorabbit   Nov-30-11 09:56 PM   #26 
  - If anyone attempting to end the holiday  Yupster   Nov-30-11 08:42 PM   #9 
  - well, the impetus is the stalled economy and the impact right now  bigtree   Nov-30-11 08:52 PM   #14 
     - It will eventually be the Repubs  Yupster   Nov-30-11 08:55 PM   #18 
  - Which adds it to the national debt - not necessarily a bad thing,  sad sally   Nov-30-11 09:38 PM   #25 
  - Exactly. If you want to give tax breaks, cut the income tax rate  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-30-11 08:34 PM   #4 
     - first of all, Social Security or Medicare don't lose a penny on this  bigtree   Nov-30-11 08:38 PM   #7 
     - 2.6 Trillion already owed to the SS Trust Fund, this just adds another IOU. n/t  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-11 09:12 PM   #21 
     - Just another $250,000,000,000 added to the national debt, which everybody's  sad sally   Nov-30-11 09:59 PM   #27 
     - the Senate bill actually has a millionares' surcharge  bigtree   Dec-01-11 06:42 AM   #34 
     - Tax Code law is for Congress to levy compulsory tax without favor.  earcandle   Dec-01-11 11:54 AM   #39 
     - +1000 n/t  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-11 09:09 PM   #20 
     - Thank you.  woo me with science   Nov-30-11 11:57 PM   #31 
     - These are sad times for SS and Medicare  h2ebits   Dec-01-11 11:14 AM   #36 
        - I'm going to save us both a lot of pain and put you on ignore right now...  JuniperLea   Dec-02-11 05:16 PM   #46 
  - I would happily forego the $1500 in favor of LIFTING THE CAP...  TygrBright   Nov-30-11 08:33 PM   #3 
  - that's not really an option right now  bigtree   Nov-30-11 08:35 PM   #5 
  - How about he just knock that...  a la izquierda   Nov-30-11 08:43 PM   #10 
  - he doesn't have the independent power to do that  bigtree   Nov-30-11 08:45 PM   #11 
     - Oh I know...  a la izquierda   Nov-30-11 09:15 PM   #23 
  - Campaign speech....Take the cap off earnings and I'll believe you.  russspeakeasy   Nov-30-11 08:51 PM   #13 
  - would that he had the power  bigtree   Nov-30-11 08:54 PM   #16 
  - I used to be amenable to paying more taxes, but with all this "I deserve a break" talk I'm beginning  dkf   Nov-30-11 09:01 PM   #19 
  - Tell the truth - you've always had a bad attitude about paying taxes.  RaleighNCDUer   Dec-01-11 05:19 PM   #40 
  - Give me the extra $1500. Income taxes on people making less than $30,000 is regressive. nt  Modern_Matthew   Nov-30-11 09:15 PM   #22 
  - this is a replacement of his earlier tax program which has already expired  bigtree   Nov-30-11 10:34 PM   #28 
  - You aren't going to get any $1,500  TheKentuckian   Dec-01-11 12:41 AM   #32 
  - But a massive blow to the economy  Turbineguy   Nov-30-11 09:37 PM   #24 
  - the small business break included is expected to add to economic growth  bigtree   Nov-30-11 10:36 PM   #29 
  - I'm not totally down with this myself.  Blue_In_AK   Nov-30-11 11:43 PM   #30 
  - well, it's actually an investment in the overall economy  bigtree   Dec-01-11 06:41 AM   #33 
     - Is it REALLY an investment in the overall economy?  h2ebits   Dec-02-11 03:06 PM   #41 
        - tell Kyl  bigtree   Dec-02-11 03:19 PM   #42 
           - I don't have to tell Kyl anything  h2ebits   Dec-02-11 03:55 PM   #43 
              - I'm not questioning any of that in any way. I just think your blame is misplaced  bigtree   Dec-02-11 04:08 PM   #44 
              - There you go again. . . .I'm not blaming anybody. . .  h2ebits   Dec-02-11 05:13 PM   #45 
              - You've always been an Independent and a Progressive?  JuniperLea   Dec-02-11 05:17 PM   #48 
  - I'm poor, and I wouldn't notice. It would make us slightly less behind, that's all.  saras   Dec-01-11 07:07 AM   #35 
  - K&R  JTFrog   Dec-01-11 11:17 AM   #37 
  - The IRS gets to keep mine  lunatica   Dec-01-11 11:26 AM   #38 
  - Doesn't net me close to $1500...and employers don't give a COLA  joeybee12   Dec-02-11 05:17 PM   #47 

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