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New York Times Realizes New Taxes Hurt Poor the Most

RodT Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 10:01 AM
If you wonder why so many voters, voted for Obama after 4 years of “transforming” a once vibrant economy to 4 years of recession, the article statement: The first Friday in January, Goggle was flooded with the question: "Why is my paycheck smaller?" (Then-) Workers took to Twitter and asked the same question. To me this shows that these folks have no idea what our government does or why. They think SS & Medicare payroll tax is just another oppressive tax, instead of their retirement insurance premium. Do these low information folks have home owners insurance, health insurance or auto insurance? Do they think someone else should make part of those payments for a couple of years, so they can more spending money?
maryanne24 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 10:03 AM
I am tired of the polls because it's over. The people whose paycheck are a bit smaller are saying things like --- well. it's for social security. They aren't blaming Obama.
RodT Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 10:01 AM
Is it any wonder they love being lied to? What a great job our public education has done!

When many Americans received their first paycheck of 2013, they wondered why their paychecks were smaller. Obama supporters in particular were baffled, wondering why they were seeing less pay when they had just voted for a President who promised they would never see a tax increase, that after all was reserved for "rich" people. The first Friday in January, Google was flooded with the question, "Why is my paycheck smaller?" Workers took to Twitter and asked the same question.

Now, even the New York Times is realizing who the the newest payroll taxes hurt the most: poor...