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The 2012 Lame Duck Session is Here

Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 9:56 AM
Yes, income in America is skewed toward the rich. But taxes are skewed far, far more. The top 5 percent pay well over half the income taxes. STEPHEN MOORE has the numbers. http://www.american.com/archive/2007/november-december-magazine-contents/guess-who-really-pays-the-taxes
Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 9:57 AM
Get that?

The top 5% pay well over HALF the income taxes.
Simplecaveman Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 10:00 AM
That's not enough to liberals. Liberals feel they should pay way more and just shut up, because their evil! FORWARD!!!
tibby2 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 10:08 AM
Those who do not pay taxes do not care what others pay as long as they get their government check.
tnmccoy Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 10:15 AM
They get votes from the takers---at least 47% to 50% of Americans.

It's been nearly a week since Barack Obama was re-elected president and today the 2012 lame duck session officially begins as the fiscal cliff looms.


—The expiration of Bush-era tax cuts on income, investments, married couples and families with children and inheritances.

—A $55 billion, 9 percent cut to the Pentagon next year and another $55 billion in cuts to domestic programs, including a 2 percent cut to Medicare providers.

—The expiration of unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless and a sharp cut in reimbursements for doctors participating...