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Trumps tax plan

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posted on Sep, 13 2017 @ 11:45 AM
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Hi all, I am not going to go into what will or will not happen if Trump gets his tax cuts passed, primarily because they will not be what he wanted. There are many reasons for this and we should all understand why at this point.

Here is my reason for bringing it up. Does not a Federal Tax cut benefit the more left wing states? It would allow you to tax more locally to show how wonderful all of your socialist programs will work. Then you can sell your socialist agenda much easier.

Imagine, California can finally start its state run single payer health care and be the envy of the rest of the world. Imagine that all Democrat run inner cities will have plenty of money laying around to take down all the Confederate statues they'd like. Imagine you could build a new "careforce" to replace police men to open urgently needed dialogue with misunderstood criminals who's only crime is being arrested by mean right wing police men and women. Imagine, you could offer all people under your control free sex changes so they can finally be free to be who they are. Imagine you can tailor your local area to deal with global warming how you see fit.

Seriously guys and gals, a Federal Tax decrease is a total win win!




posted on Sep, 13 2017 @ 12:00 PM
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a reply to: Fools

Perhaps you could tell us what Trumps tax plan is....or at least a link....



posted on Sep, 13 2017 @ 12:09 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

www.thebalance.com...

I posted a link that was negative toward Trumps plan so no ones feeling would get hurt.
edit on 13-9-2017 by Fools because: feelings



posted on Sep, 13 2017 @ 02:16 PM
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a reply to: Fools

When they say they have a plan, you know thats BS. Wen they do something and tell you afterwards, thats reality.

Like the 'plan' is to lower taxes, but taxes just keep going up.

Like the DOD gets another trillion. They were 'planning' that beforehand, but you didn't hear about it till it was a done deal.



posted on Sep, 13 2017 @ 03:23 PM
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a reply to: intrptr

In so many ways I agree with you. That seems to be the constant track record.



posted on Sep, 14 2017 @ 12:26 AM
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Never mind.


edit on 14-9-2017 by Dudemo5 because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 16 2017 @ 12:30 AM
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a reply to: Fools


Here is my reason for bringing it up. Does not a Federal Tax cut benefit the more left wing states? It would allow you to tax more locally to show how wonderful all of your socialist programs will work. Then you can sell your socialist agenda much easier.


It really depends what kind of tax cut you're discussing. There's this assumption in the OP that Trumps tax cuts will only serve to raise revenue and benefit states like California. Problem is, there's no indication that these tax cuts do indeed benefit the people. If we're discussing trickle down tax cuts, that is tax cuts that benefit the wealthy and the idea that these tax cuts will create jobs and revenue, I disagree. Trickle down tax cuts only serve the wealthy and there's no indication that when they get these tax cuts, they reinvest it. Instead what typically happens is they hoard this money. This particularly why the Bush tax cuts had such a minimal effect. You look at the stats since 1980 - when there were record tax cuts for the wealthiest, to today, and look at the divide in income inequality since then, it's fairly significant. Prior to the 80's as well you had in common a household with one breadwinner providing for the entire family. That's no reality these days for the vast majority of the population.

The stats show it rather clearly as well. Since 1980 we had the historic Reagan tax cuts and the Bush tax cuts. Below shows the decline in tax revenue over those years:
socioecohistory.files.wordpress.com...

Corporate tax revenue has declined as well:
politicalcalculations.blogspot.com.au...

These kinds of tax cuts really don't benefit anybody but the wealthy.



posted on Sep, 16 2017 @ 12:48 AM
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Seriously guys and gals, a Federal Tax decrease is a total win win!


for the already rich.

if you think a millionaire banker with all of his under the table bonuses paying the same tax amount as a cleaner at say mcdonald's is fair well, that's your prerogative.



posted on Sep, 18 2017 @ 01:22 PM
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I think most of you are missing my point. If the fed tax is decreased by 10 percent, then your state or local government can eat that gain up in your own tax and spend projects and prove to the rest of the world how great socialism really is.

TAX LOCAL! BE THE CHANGE!




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