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Our Deviant Society

Beircheart2 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:45 AM
Good points. What people seem to be forgetting is that the rich typically are so due to their businesses. Tax the rich personally to the extent that are feeling real impact in their living in the way they have become accustomed and they will merely jack up the prices for their goods or services to recoup their losses. In the end, higher taxes on the rich equates to a new tax on the middle and lower classes who will be paying for them at the market.
Beircheart2 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:55 AM
My wife's company just laid off nearly 600 workers nation wide a few weeks ago in anticipation of an Obama win. The "unofficial reason" given was that profit margins under a re-elected Obama would be cut to the point where the company's survival necessitated the measures.
Doug5049 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:49 AM
Watch hundreds, even thousands, of rich businessmen retire in the next few weeks. Ask them why, and they'll say it's because they don't think their business would survive under a second term of 0bama.
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