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Date: 08/08/13 08:24 AM

10 Responses to Don`t Mess With Taxes

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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    August 8, 2013 at 8:24 am
    Link: Don`t Mess With Taxes - Interim host John Oliver delves into why taxes, despite obviously needing reform, are so hard to do so.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    August 8, 2013 at 9:59 am

    Flat tax - it`s the only truley equitable way.
    Democrats say it burdens the poor who would more.
    Republicans say it burdens the rich who would pay more.
    Corporations don`t like it because they loose all tax breaks, but if they`re people then they can pay like the rest of us.

    I work with people who do the same work and earn the same amount. But they don`t pay much tax because they were stupid and had 6 children. So I have to pay more because they can`t figure out how a condom works. You bought a house-good for you. I choose not to use my money that way so where is my tax credit for not-buying a house at an inflated price and outrageous interest rate?

    I could go on and on but you get my point.
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    Mikeoxsbiggg Male 30-39
    1503 posts
    August 8, 2013 at 10:31 am
    more non-watchable videos.... yay.
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    onoffonoffon Male 30-39
    2297 posts
    August 8, 2013 at 10:41 am
    Good news Gerry!! We are also going to make sure that they receive medical attention! And for the privilege of doing this I`m going to pay a fee to allow me to continue to use the insurance I already have. I`m so happy the stupid tatted unemployed are going to be able to get that elbow scrape looked at. Maybe I should be required to give them rides to all their important appointments too.
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    normalfreak2 Male 18-29
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    August 8, 2013 at 11:16 am
    Gerry I think that`s where we have a misconception. Corporations are NOT people. They need to be taxed as a corporation and there needs to be separate rules for them.
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    JadesDitoyr Male 18-29
    841 posts
    August 8, 2013 at 11:23 am

    Maybe I`m not getting memos from the Republican Party anymore, which is weird `cause we love cutting down trees, but my cabal is pushing for a flat tax.

    I know that I`ve been advocating it for the last ten years or so. (I was a modern day Alex P. Keaton at the time. Now I`m too old to be him...)
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35669 posts
    August 8, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    Corps & Medical attention.. they get health care. What do you call the freakin` bail outs when a company is dieing?

    Maybe I`m not getting memos from the Republican Party anymore,
    The Repubicans call it a flat tax as a sales pitch. But it has lots of tax deductions in it for the rich so it`s not a flat tax by definition, just by name. Don`t change your content, change your label - that`s american politics.

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    Andrew155 Male 18-29
    2579 posts
    August 8, 2013 at 12:26 pm
    Estonia and Latvia have a flat tax of about 20-25% and they still manage to have low inequality. They did mega austerity at the beginning of the crisis and now they`re some of the only viable economies in the EU. Estonia is possibly the only Eurozone country qualified to be in the currency and Latvia is growing at 6%.
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    OhNoFrodo Male 30-39
    333 posts
    August 8, 2013 at 6:29 pm
    "This video is only playable in the United States"... Shafted again, thanks!
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    RdDan Male 30-39
    760 posts
    August 9, 2013 at 4:49 pm
    Get hotspot shield then. Simple

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