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Another Leftist Admits the Real Goal Is Taxing the Middle Class

gmallast Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:12 AM
Pertinent impertinent question: At what percentage of personal income forcibly taken in taxes does a person cease to be a free citizen and become nothing but a tax slave in violation of the XIIIth Amendment ? I respectfully request a ruling from the court. A number, please, your honor. A number which applies in all cases whether a person makes $1 or $1 billion a year. No mumbo jumbo about “ability to pay.” A firm red line in the road beyond which government may not pass.
auntbee Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:52 PM
no percentage, income tax is illegal
tbashaw Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:49 PM
that's the issue. The left wants "those who can afford it to" to pay more than everyone else. There's no definition of who can afford it. Sooner or later, everyone will have to afford it, so the government can continue to take our money and dole it out, since they think they know how to spend it better than the individual. Keep educating your friends and family.

Obama has staked out a very dogmatic and inflexible position on class-warfare tax hikes and he obviously wants all of us to think only the “rich” will be impacted.

I think it’s foolish to penalize investors, entrepreneurs, small business owners and other upper-income taxpayers. What nation, after all, has ever prospered by placing obstacles in front of those who create jobs? France? Don’t make me laugh.

But I’m also amazed that anyone believes Obama isn’t going to screw the middle class as well. The simple reality is that there aren’t enough rich people to finance big government.