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Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-04-11 01:10 PM
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13. Unfortunately, you are absolutely correct.
And here is another thing...they will STILL be filthy fucking rich!
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  -An unfortunate fact about taxing the hell out of the rich ThomWV  Dec-04-11 12:52 PM   #0 
  - It only takes a pebble  safeinOhio   Dec-04-11 12:54 PM   #1 
  - Not if the pebble is at the bottom of the hill. n/t  jody   Dec-04-11 12:59 PM   #3 
  - "The avalanche has already started  Proud Liberal Dem   Dec-05-11 03:21 PM   #34 
  - It's a start. .  libinnyandia   Dec-04-11 12:57 PM   #2 
  - Quite right, but it does help 99% of us to feel there might be some equity in the system.  elleng   Dec-04-11 01:00 PM   #4 
  - Here! Here! What she said!  lonestarnot   Dec-04-11 01:05 PM   #7 
  - True, but with all that tax revenue we can set up a regulatory agency with some teeth and  Edweird   Dec-04-11 01:02 PM   #5 
  - 3 percent more  warrior1   Dec-04-11 01:05 PM   #6 
  - The rich think so. I don't know how they live with themselves knowing others suffer  SammyWinstonJack   Dec-04-11 08:03 PM   #32 
  - It is just one step in the process of what needs to be done to  Zorra   Dec-04-11 01:06 PM   #8 
  - I agree - it is only a bandaid and a small one at that.  TBF   Dec-04-11 01:06 PM   #9 
  - An unfortunate fact about taxing anybody beside the rich  tularetom   Dec-04-11 01:07 PM   #10 
  - Agreed. They are two separate problems  Ohio Joe   Dec-04-11 01:08 PM   #11 
  - I believe we should give it a try and see if TWV is correct, Shat say you?  Vincardog   Dec-04-11 01:09 PM   #12 
  - Unfortunately, you are absolutely correct.  Rex   Dec-04-11 01:10 PM   #13 
  - What makes you think that's all that's on the table?  Warpy   Dec-04-11 01:11 PM   #14 
  - It doesn't fix everything by any measure but that does not mean no positive impact.  TheKentuckian   Dec-04-11 01:14 PM   #15 
  - I don't think anyone ever claimed that increasing marginal tax rates  coalition_unwilling   Dec-04-11 01:19 PM   #16 
  - Point Taken... If Anyone Has Ever Read Howard Zinn's People's History  ChiciB1   Dec-04-11 01:23 PM   #17 
  - If you hitch your financial wagon to a small group of rich people  hack89   Dec-04-11 01:23 PM   #18 
  - No you don't.  JoeyT   Dec-04-11 07:26 PM   #31 
  - Hey.. It's a start. . Consider it start-up money to beef up the regulators. . . n/t  annabanana   Dec-04-11 01:26 PM   #19 
  - The fact about one thing is that it is not the other thing.  Bluenorthwest   Dec-04-11 01:50 PM   #20 
  - This is why OWS has more than one message. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-04-11 01:55 PM   #21 
  - DU is being weird today...  ZombieHorde   Dec-04-11 01:57 PM   #22 
  - True but...  Gman   Dec-04-11 01:57 PM   #23 
  - True but...  Gman   Dec-04-11 01:58 PM   #24 
  - True but...  Gman   Dec-04-11 01:59 PM   #25 
  - True but...  Gman   Dec-04-11 02:00 PM   #26 
  - Mr. Gasandoil's high tax rate can then pay for...  LadyHawkAZ   Dec-04-11 02:08 PM   #27 
  - Ends their campaign donations to GOP: then Dem wins will clean up the deregulation etc abuses  sam11111   Dec-04-11 02:19 PM   #28 
  - You have brought up three issues , 1) taxing the rich and 2) predatory  ladjf   Dec-04-11 07:17 PM   #29 
  - You have brought up three different issues: 1) taxing the rich , 2) predatory activities  ladjf   Dec-04-11 07:20 PM   #30 
  - I like your construction here:  anAustralianobserver   Dec-05-11 03:20 PM   #33 
 

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