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Bill Maher Discovers His Inner Grover Norquist

Earl29 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 1:08 PM
Fair Tax, anyone? Taxing income is economically damaging. It is also capricious and manipulative. It can be changed simply by changing the definition of what is income. Perhaps worst of all, it keeps those who do not pay it out of the line of responsibility. Of course, politicians like taxing income BECAUSE it is arbitrary and capricious.
woofpacker75 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 1:21 PM
Absolutely FairTax! Bring home all the overseas capital ($11-12 trillion), make everyone's taxation rate the same, CLOSE the IRS, make our tax rate TOTALLY VISIBLE so Congress can't monkey with it, and spread taxation over most of the population, not just the top earners. Yep, that'll do.

And tell Warren Buffet to go pound sand...
Ted in California Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 1:11 PM
Income taxes are terrible. I hope Bobby Jindal is able to make LA work without them to serve as an example of a different way to do things.

To the list of liberals who vote for higher taxes -- and then proceed to complain about them -- add comedian Bill Maher.

Incredibly, the caustic, left-wing Maher recently warned, "ln California, I just want to say: Liberals -- you could actually lose me." As a resident of California, a state with high income taxes, Maher complained that his taxes are "over 50 percent." What's more, Maher made a point seldom heard except on Fox News or by a rich Parisian. Maher said, "Rich people ... actually do pay the freight in this country ... like 70 percent" of the...