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The Rich Pay Their Fair Share in Taxes — And Then Some

D G Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 9:57 PM
"To create more employment, we will raise taxes on employers." .... Liberal-Progressive-Democrats Stupid is what stupid does.
wsmith-84 Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 2:14 AM
Employers don't hire workers because their taxes are low. They hire workers when demand for their goods & services exceeds their ability to supply them.

Talk about stupid. Seems like all the right-wing anti-tax nutter ideologues failed high school economics.

justme16 Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 6:51 AM
And demand for goods and services INCREASE as more and more work and EARN livings and subsequently have more spendable income. And yes, employers DON'T hire when the have the strong arm of the government threatening to cut their throats with taxs, fines, and burdensome regulations that require more and more manpower (with no rate of return on that investment) to meet. Obamacare as an example is ultimately going to cost hundreds of thousands of lost jobs. As an employer, we have already down sized, reduces staff and continue to "watch our backs" and NOT invest in expansion or hiring until these idiots (from both sides of the aisle) get there act together and start doing what they are paid to do..and playing mommy and daddy isn't it.
ARE AMERICANS EAGER for higher taxes on the affluent?

Barack Obama and his allies clearly think so. The president who came to office vowing to "spread the wealth around" by raising taxes on individuals with incomes above $200,000 is doubling down, making a tax hike on the rich the centerpiece of his campaign for reelection.

"We should ask the wealthiest Americans to pay a little more," he urged a White House audience last week. "We're talking about folks like me going back to the tax rates that existed under Bill Clinton.… And here's the...