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And, how about you take back that libelous allegation that "we people" are just 'envious of those who have more' and 'that is the sole and simple reason' that we back Bernie. Mmkay? Because, you said that.
I never said that to you.
You call people like me greedy and heartless simply for disagreeing, and yet you're the one who want to take people's money simply because they have more of it than you do, and want to punish anyone for daring to make more than what you people deem "just".
You want stuff too, right? "Free" college? "Free" health care? Gotta take someone's money to make it happen...so...
Aren't rich people your enemy? Don't you want to take what they have to pay for what you want? Isn't that entirely Sanders campaign?
originally posted by: matafuchs
a reply to: maplecustom
Curredntly, Your tax rate for a single person, 'middle class' from about 35k to 90k it is 5k a year plus 25% over 35k. New middle class, which is 90k to 190k, pays 18k plus 28% over 98k.
This is just FED. Then you have FICA (Soc Sec and Medicare) and state tax as needed.
IN some parts of NY people pay over 50% of their salary in taxes.
Can this be accurate? I would be on the hook for an additional 14k!!!! I have had it. If Bern gets it, and this is true, the middle aged hard workers like me need to leave our jobs and just let Bernie take care of us. I already pay over 22k a year combined taxes.
In FY 2015 total US government spending on welfare — federal, state, and local — was “guesstimated” to be $1,017 billion, including $565 billion for Medicaid, and $452 billion in other welfare.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
originally posted by: BuzzyWigs
How they can in good conscience argue against this I don't know, but argue against it they do.
Being mandated by the government to hand over your money is neither freedom nor choice.