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    If our country doesn't begin to face the unfortunate influence of the powerful Israeli Lobby in this country, we will be doomed.

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    Why not tax the poor?

    They disproportionately use gubmint services ... why shouldn't they pay their air share?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LWW View Post
    Why not tax the poor?

    They disproportionately use gubmint services ... why shouldn't they pay their air share?
    Air share? Pie in the sky, you mean? Air rights? FAIR share? All right, fair share then.

    They ARE TAXED NOW, paying sales tax on purchases, federal excise taxes on some purchases, paying real estate taxes passed through to their rent charges, and according to your prior statements, actually paying for the taxes companies and incorporated at some level individual businesses are charged, through paying higher retail costs including those passed through taxes.

    So, you mean, MORE taxation on the least well off? Before we consider more taxation on those most well off (which by your lights would increase the poor's taxes anyway)? Or afterwards?

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    Sorry that pointing out the absurdity of the dembot position with absurdity went over your head. Again.

    BTW ... why do you think the wealthy generally support higher income tax rates?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LWW View Post
    Sorry that pointing out the absurdity of the dembot position with absurdity went over your head. Again.

    BTW ... why do you think the wealthy generally support higher income tax rates?
    I doubt that they do, in general, although that proposal carries very high, supermajority approval among the people as a whole, and most subgroups, including among Republicans themselves overall. I think it probably polls below a majority for households above a certain threshold of income.

    I suppose you are driving at the alleged views on this of the very tippy topmost wealth/income group, the 1% of the 1% or higher, who long ago made the trusts and other financial structures that allow them to mainly escape the reach of INCOME TAX altogether. Since it allegedly doesn't apply to them at all, they are allegedly fine with hammering all the pseudo-rich parvenues who rely on earned income, to hold them down and prevent their rivaling the older, big money guys.

    Not sure this is true either. Other than supposition, what evidence is there for your question's claim?

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