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1 kerFuFFler  Sat, Sep 7, 2013 9:09:42am

When Romney mischaracterized the 47% as people who took no responsibility for their lives I really wished that someone had forced him to answer this question in a public setting:

So, is a person who has started up his own fledgling business that still is in the red (so no income tax) a taker, or a job creator?

2 Political Atheist  Sat, Sep 7, 2013 10:59:39am

re: #1 kerFuFFler

When Romney mischaracterized the 47% as people who took no responsibility for their lives I really wished that someone had forced him to answer this question in a public setting:

So, is a person who has started up his own fledgling business that still is in the red (so no income tax) a taker, or a job creator?

THIS

3 kerFuFFler  Sat, Sep 7, 2013 11:49:57am

re: #2 Political Atheist

I’ve been ‘THISed’ ! 8D (thanks)

4 FemNaziBitch  Sat, Sep 7, 2013 12:27:30pm

Highlighting the difference between FICA and Federal Income Tax is a good idea. The idea that people get something for nothing when it comes to Social Security is simply not true.

5 Achilles Tang  Sat, Sep 7, 2013 4:39:57pm

Howdy, been busy but lurking from time to time.

I looked at this some time ago from a more general perspective. In the USA (going by memory) roughly 20% of the population own 80% of the nation’s wealth, but pay about 60% of the taxes (Republicans say 1% pay 60%, which may be true if the 20% is dissected further).

This means that 80% of the population own 20% of the wealth but pay 40% of the taxes.

I trust nobody here needs further explanation, although I suggest researching the equivalent numbers in “socialist” advanced countries.


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