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Has The U.S.A. Fallen Deep Into A Fascist System?

R. Paul warns that America is slipping into a 21st century fascist system with a broken government ruled by big business

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Has The U.S.A. Fallen Deep Into A Fascist System?. R. Paul warns that America is slipping into a 21st century fascist system with a broken government ruled by big business
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Hits: 9062 | Favorites: 1 | Emailed: 1 | Rating: 2.9 | Category: News & Politics | Date: 02/20/2012
 
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AvatarJohn
Male, 30-39, Southern US
 1004 Posts
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 11:44:09 AM
patchgrabber, get a clue. California has the highest taxes in the country. That's why they`re going broke! Same goes for New York.

patchgrabber
Male, 30-39, Canada
 5718 Posts
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 6:16:58 AM
Thus it'd be simpler if taxes were just low.

Tell that to California. Their citizens voted for tax cuts and won`t ever vote for tax increases and thus California is now broke.

jeepjones
Male, 30-39, Canada
 555 Posts
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 4:29:37 AM
Isn't this "the american dream" ?

LazyMe484
Male, 18-29, Canada
 10503 Posts
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 8:37:35 PM
At an 80% tax rate I guarantee you they will take their business elsewhere.

I was talking about personal income tax there.

Imagine you are a millionaire making say... $50M a year, living here in the sates. Now imagine your government raises the income tax on everything you earn above $10M to 80%. Would your standard of living drop? Nope.

What are your options? Move elsewhere? There are few places where you could go that would offer a better deal if you were to factor all the costs of moving and adjustment and living in a foreign land.

I imagine very few people would sacrifice so much just for the knowledge of having money they will never spend in their accounts.

When it comes to businesses it's different, because they actually use the money (ideally), so I am not suggesting a 80% corporate rate.

InTheNameOf
Male, 30-39, Western US
 335 Posts
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 5:15:00 PM
Wow, after reading all the posts I have slightly more hope than I did before. If only this was a true representation of the entire country we might have half a chance.

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