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Originally posted by The Old American
Originally posted by whaaa
Originally posted by Thurisaz
reply to post by inforeal
what does G.O.P. stand for?
It used to stand for Grand Old Party but now it stands for Government Oil People or Guardians of Privilege or
Geriatric Obsolete Party
I got a million of em...edit on 24-8-2011 by whaaa because: (no reason given)
Hey, remember when the G.O.P leader Barack Obama went to Brazil earlier this year and told them that by banning off-shore drilling for the U.S. instead of letting America drill, thus killing any prospects for American businesses to create possibly thousands of jobs for Americans, he wanted the U.S. to be their biggest oil importer?
That was funny, too, wasn't it?
Originally posted by wardk28
You got half of Americans not paying taxes. With the way you are thinking, the half not paying is either poor or seniors. I can't see how that is factually true. The Bush Tax cuts actually brought in more revenue, not less, because smaller businesses were able to hire more people. To say that the GOP wants to raise taxes because they want to have those not paying any income tax to pay, thats a bit of stretch.edit on 22-8-2011 by wardk28 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by rgzing
OH! I have another idea a rich Democrats must give all belonging's to poor people until they are offically poor. There can not be any democrats that are rich. No democrat can make more than $12,150 a year and can own a 15 year old car only.
At the same time, BP was reaping sizable tax benefits from leasing the rig. According to a letter sent in June to the Senate Finance Committee, the company used a tax break for the oil industry to write off 70 percent of the rent for Deepwater Horizon — a deduction of more than $225,000 a day since the lease began.
GE made $14.2 billion in profits last year but paid zero corporate taxes to the United States Government. Legally.
May 13, 2011 – In his first speech since announcing his presidential candidacy, the former House speaker pushes corporate tax cuts.
Originally posted by schnelle02
reply to post by inforeal
I would like to point out that at this point, poor people don't pay any taxes in the U.S. Actually they collect money every tax season, more than they paid in. Here are charts from the National Taxpayers Union showing tax revenues by income percentile: