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Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
Originally posted by jjkenobi
Can anyone say with a straight face the govt is a good steward of handing the money they tax from us?
I bet I can say it with a straight face but I'm not so sure I wouldnt get struck by lightning.
Originally posted by azzllin
To not care about others less fortunate, IMO is selfish, I say should the shoe be on the other foot, and it becomes you who lives in a tent, I think the attitude would change in a NY second, its that kind of attitude that has caused these problems in the first place, and if you think you are immune to the real crisis that is to come, then I feel sorry for you I really do.
it middle and lower middle class folks travel less than those that can afford all the loopholes. And I am so tired of seeing all those McMansions encrouching on our wilder areas catching fire then screaming for public servants and our money to put put them out.
Originally posted by Hastobemoretolife
reply to post by Witness2008
Well if Obama gets elected president and his tax plan goes through you will see what will happen first hand.
Businesses don't pay taxes, they include the taxes they pay in the products that we buy. Everything you buy from the store has what is called a hidden tax of around 23%. Services that we buy also have this tax hidden in the product.
What is going to happen is that the corporations are going raise their prices to compensate for these tax increases and cut jobs to keep the business profitable.
Originally posted by Witness2008
reply to post by greeneyedleo
Not entirely true. We all share the burden even if I'm not your neighbor.