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originally posted by: jjkenobi
Wow, ATS sure isn't what is used to be. Topics like this don't get closed or moved to HOAX?
Anyhow, why not just drug test every person then?
which, according to 2011 tax data compiled by the IRS, would only be households with a yearly federal adjusted gross income of more than $1m – to submit to the IRS a clear drug test from a sample no more than three months old,
originally posted by: DanteGaland
Here's a new one...I haven't seen THIS before!
We've seen in Florida and other places people get tested when ON forms of public assistance. What does ATS think about THIS idea though...?
Milwaukee congresswoman Gwen Moore, though, is “sick and tired, and sick and tired of being sick and tired, of the criminalization of poverty” she said in an interview on Wednesday. And, she added: “We’re not going to get rid of the federal deficit by cutting poor people off Snap. But if we are going to drug-test people to reduce the deficit, let’s start on the other end of the income spectrum.”
Why do I get the FEELING that more than a few politicians would be squirming as well as high paying donors? Can one REALLY sweat bullets? LOL
Moore plans to introduce a bill on Thursday that she thinks will even the playing field or, at least, “engage the wealthy in a conversation about what fair tax policy looks like”. The bill, called the Top 1% Accountability Act, would force taxpayers with itemized deductions of more than $150,000 – which, according to 2011 tax data compiled by the IRS, would only be households with a yearly federal adjusted gross income of more than $1m – to submit to the IRS a clear drug test from a sample no more than three months old, or take the much lower standard deduction when filing their taxes.
That's quite...BOLD if you ask ME! Asking the wealthy to do more?! Shame, shame, shame! We should be just GLAD they're here for us!
Drug test THE biggest tax-detecting wealthy...
Novel? Insulting? Biting the marvelous hand that feeds us?
How bad of a case of Stockholm syndrome does America have?