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So Goes Venezuela, So Goes The U.S.? The Limited Powers Of Government Are Weighing In The Balance

justwannasay Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 5:14 PM
sorry - that's a lie half of SS & medicare is paid by the employer - it is only all paid by the individual if they are self employed. If Buffet paid himself more than $100,000, he would pay the higher tax rate but nearly all of his pay is capital gains and therefore is taxed at the lower rate - at least for now
NewJAl Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 10:46 PM
Facts, justwannasay, and thank you.
Buffet made millions, and paid any taxes he could not get out of, legally.
Although he is in litigation because he is told he owes taxes from one company and is fighting it.
Quite a liar, in my opinion. He should fire the lawyers and write a check.
Now his income is on money invested that was already taxed, once.
Liberals may not be able to stop and think, but Conservatives can contemplate this complicated stuff about rich people and their taxes.

Some Venezuelans are concerned that their President might be violating their nation’s Constitution.

So, where have these Venezuelans been for the past 14 years? And do any Americans have the same concerns about their own President?

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