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ResistWeMuch Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 12:08 PM
"Sowell & like-minded reformers might do better if they'd speak of removing the loopholes more & lowering the rates less." They do. You haven't been listening.
Buck O'f Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 12:43 PM
That's because lowering the rates comes first. Then we'll eliminate the loopholes.
FlamingLiberalMultiCulturalist Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 12:33 PM
"They emphasis closing loopholes and eliminating tax breaks.."

Would you agree there is little "MSM demagougery" here at TownHall? Yet, I'll bet you can find TEN reiterations of Sowels point about high corporate tax rates for every mention of loopholes, and NOBODY says anything about actual collection rates.
Drik Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 12:33 PM
Are you talking about AARP?
FlamingLiberalMultiCulturalist Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 12:30 PM
Ryan and the Right are following their Rahm Emanual Gospel on SS & Medicare, 'let no crisis go to waste'. They hate both programs as socialism, so they would take the current crisis to destroy them by changing them into a finite voucher and throwing old people to corproate wolves who know exactly how much subsidy there is to steal.
ResistWeMuch Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 12:23 PM
They emphasis closing loopholes and eliminating tax breaks. I can't help it if the Democrats and MSM demagogue every phuc.king thing that they present. You probably still believe that they never had an alternative to Obamacare, too.

What will Obama do to reform Social Security and Medicare? According to his own administration, MEDICARE WILL "END AS WE KNOW IT" IN 2024. Should the GOP (of which I am NOT a member) and Paul Ryan run ads showing Obama pushing granny and her wheelchair off a cliff?
Buck O'f Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 12:19 PM
FlamingLiberalMultiCulturalist Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 12:14 PM
Oh yes I have! Surely you can't disagree with me if I characterize the RightWing position on this issue as LEADING big-time with the tax cuts, and mentioning tax-breaks & loopholes with far less emphasis.

That makes people like me think we'd wind up with lower rates and the same loopholes.

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

How long do politicians have to keep on promising heaven and delivering hell before people catch on, and stop getting swept away by rhetoric?

Why should being in a professional sport exempt anyone from prosecution for advocating deliberate violence? Recent revelations of such advocacy of violence by an NFL coach should lead to his banishment for life by the NFL, and criminal prosecution by the authorities. If you are serious about reducing violence, you have to be serious about punishing those who advocate it.

Have you noticed that what modest economic improvements we have seen...