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  1. #1 We are fucked. 
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    It's always instructive to see how the left views money and the wealthy.

    Dawgs (1000+ posts) Tue Sep-27-11 03:57 PM
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    We are fucked. Updated at 3:54 PM

    Edited on Tue Sep-27-11 04:04 PM by Dawgs
    Not because of Obama, or Clinton, or Perry, or Bachmann, or Romney.

    We are fucked because Americans are INSANE.

    I just spent the last hour looking for articles on the top 1% and how much they spend on taxes, and I made the mistake of reading the comments below the articles. Here are a few of the articles I found.

    http://blogs.wsj.com/wealth/2011/09/...y-40-of-taxes/
    http://content.usatoday.com/blog-index.htm

    Prepare to be dumbfounded, because either these people are super fucking rich, or they are just fucking dumb. I'm going with fucking dumb.
    The obvious win-win is to cut and simplify taxes. Revenue to government may drop the first year or so but will hold steady or rise after that. So, we get to keep more of our own money AND raise more for the government AND increase GDP. Yes, it really does work that way. Ask Kennedy and Reagan and Bush who tried it and got those results.

    Apparently, history and facts don't matter with this one. But, they write well.

    I love the standard rhetoric spewed out about how the rich have lawyers to take advantage of loopholes. Guess what, if there's a loop hole in a tax law, it's there for everyone to use and abuse. They make it sound like it's a secret club with a password and handshake and only a "rich" person accompanied with a lawyer can enter. Stop with the rhetoric and stick to the facts please. That goes for both sides.
    This one thinks that we are all rich, smart tax professionals, that have plenty of time on our hands. What the Fuck.

    I want everyone to get rich also..but why should a successful person be forced to give it to someone else...and everyone will not get richer by giving the gov. the money to distribute

    Apparently the rich will be forced to hand their money to other people by this ones logic.


    I can't believe I still get shocked by this stuff.

    These people REALLY ARE STUPID. It's gotten so bad that they are taking the side of the rich. And not just the $500,000 rich person, but the top .01% that make in the hundreds of billions. And part of their defense is to attack the poor. This is some seriously fucked up shit.

    We are screwed if we can't defeat this.
    RKP5637 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Tue Sep-27-11 04:02 PM
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    3. A portion of this country is plain F'en stupid, there's no getting

    around it with nice words, they are just plain F'en stupid. It's not even ignorance anymore.
    Sarah Ibarruri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Tue Sep-27-11 04:18 PM
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    14. Yes, but what about when it defies common sense? Why do they believe it then? It's something else

    at work. I think it's something imbedded in the spirit of 'Americanism.' A certain spirit of serfdom.
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    9. And guess which party gets all the Stupid/Crazy/Cruel voters

    The Repukes(Cult of Death) will take anyone.
    justiceischeap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Tue Sep-27-11 04:11 PM
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    8. I would guess that those are professionals

    paid to post comments. WSJ is not going to cater to people in the middle class that the economy is affecting the hardest. I would also venture to guess if these are paid commenters then they are richer than most of the people being affected by the economy and fear for their money. I don't hear too many people in my economic tier complaining about being overtaxed but that certain segments are under-taxed.
    Sarah Ibarruri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Tue Sep-27-11 04:17 PM
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    13. A huge part of the American population is ignorant, or has the spirit of a bunch of serfs

    They feel the rich deserve certain rights. In fact, they don't even see them as rights, since rights are things you can be bestowed or not. They feel it's just 'the way it is.'
    Right. Because thinking that everyone-the middle class, the poor and the wealthy-have the right to the money they made by honest labor is.....radical and unfair.
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    The only ones INSANE are the DUmmies who will bitch and moan at anyone who has more than they do. They are without doubt the biggest collection of whiners on the planet.

    And the funny thing is that if the majority of these assholes some how came into big time cashola, they'd be running to a Tax Attorney faster than light. :D
    May the FORCE be with you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    The only ones INSANE are the DUmmies who will bitch and moan at anyone who has more than they do. They are without doubt the biggest collection of whiners on the planet.

    And the funny thing is that if the majority of these assholes some how came into big time cashola, they'd be running to a Tax Attorney faster than light. :D
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    " I never met a Socialist that didn't want to be rich; they just hate the idea of someone else doing it too ... and being successful. "
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    I think that worship of money has corrupted most of our institutions in this nation- government, political parties, businesses, Wall Street, the banks, and so on. But the dummies are equally guilty of worshipping money because they envy those who have it so much. They are willing to do anything to get hold of it, except working, that is.
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    I'm curious as to who the people are that are making hundreds of billions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelsean View Post
    I'm curious as to who the people are that are making hundreds of billions.
    Well everyone who isn't a member of DU!!! What's the matter with you???? :mad::D
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