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Tax Rich Liberals

Thomas274 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 2:32 PM
Tax "non-profits" at 90% of their equity. After all, some of them make extraordinary profits, they are just tax-exempt.
rmccarthy Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 12:22 PM
Next they'll tax "the air we breathe."
goldilocks Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 1:28 PM
Thomas274 Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 2:45 PM
You haven't heard of the carbon tax? You exhale carbon dioxide, and you're in their sights.
rmccarthy Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 12:22 PM
Wouldn't taxing them discourage or make them less effective?
Thomas274 Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 2:44 PM
Wouldn't taxing them discourage or make them less effective?

Isn't that true of everyone?

These are the tax havens of the super rich, they set up their foundations and in effect direct where their tax money is spent, albeit at a much lower rate than if they paid taxes like you or I..They have effectively "opted-out" of the tax system.
rmccarthy Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 12:20 PM
What happened to
"SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE"
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goldilocks Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 1:28 PM
OH, you don't want to know!

Republicans have been forced into a Hobson's choice of either letting the Bush tax cuts expire for everyone or agreeing to a tax hike on the top 2 percent of income earners (not to be confused with "the rich," who have already made, inherited or married their money).

If Republicans object to the Democrats' hitting job creators with a tax hike, three things will happen: Taxes will go up for everyone; Republicans will be seen as the "party of the rich"; and the inevitable economic collapse will be blamed on Republicans.

If Democrats were merely trying to raise...