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Let the Real Fat Cats Pay Their Fair Share

MrChaly Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 4:25 PM
The thinking in this article is exactly why the Republicans lost the election and it is really too bad. I couldn't vote for a Democrat for any reason because they don't respect life or virtually any other lib reason they use. But continually using the fraudulent argument about the '47%' and 'entitlements' when you don't seem to even understand their meaning is shameful for a Conservative. It just brings tears to your eyes to listen to people crying about the wealthy having to pay. Maybe we should put a base of double the poverty level as the only write off and see how they like actually paying without their created loopholes. Those are the same folks who took your jobs overseas and then don't return the money over here and pay the taxes.
Polly1 Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 8:41 PM
Do you really believe the federal government can spend The Rich's money better than they can??

Who exactly were the rich who, as the president said, were not "paying their fair share"? The rapper Jay-Z (net worth: nearly $500 million)? The actor Johnny Depp (2011 income: $50 million)? Neither seems to have heard the president's earlier warning that, "at a certain point you've made enough money."

Could both zillionaires simply have quit making money at $10 million -- and thereby given their poorer audiences a break on ticket prices?

With all the talk of raising taxes on the supposedly conservative wannabes who make $250,000 per year, why not additionally levy a $3 surcharge on discretionary tickets for...