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Originally posted by beezzer
I find it amusing tht if you are against higher taxes, then it turns into a class-warfare thread.
*shakes a pitchfork and torch*
Burn the witch-er. . . uum, I mean rich! Yeh! Burn the rich!
Originally posted by JailTales
That's because you're greedy. You're everything that is wrong with capitalists, so thanks for highlighting that.
Originally posted by nuclear12346
Because its not like corporate welfare hasn't raped this world for trillions.
How dare they ask for a small % back.
If France has positive growth after these policies are implemented, it will be a big wake-up call to how much people are lying about the so called "job creators" worth.
Originally posted by The Sword
reply to post by FlyersFan
Slavery to the state?
If anything, it will reign in those who think they can get away with paying little or no taxes.
Originally posted by buster2010
Mean old France for taxing the people who caused the financial crisis. The middle class and poor bail these scumbags out when they cry we are about to fail and now that they want to tax them in a attempt to get their money back it's slavery to the state.
“I have never understood why it is "greed" to want to keep the money you have earned but not greed to want to take somebody else's money.”
Taxing the rich is not the answer. It means less jobs, lower wages, and less production.
Originally posted by sasquatch5100
Here's the thing. Consumer spending is 70% of our economy so if consumers have more money to spend, which means the govt takes less than 70% of our economy benefits immediately. So explain to me how the rich having less money for their boats, houses, vacation homes, etc.. does us all better? Working class people make those things and work in those factories. When those factories have less orders the working class suffers.
Originally posted by milkyway12
reply to post by The Sword
Probably because its their money and not yours. You have no right to it , what so ever. Want more money? Get two jobs or find one that pays better.
If the population is willing to pay 200 dollars for a 50 dollar in cost product ... hey ... guess what. Profit.
The Rich should pay you to exist because you arent as fortunate , or smart , or motivated as them or their family past?edit on 5-7-2012 by milkyway12 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by KarmaComa
reply to post by FlyersFan
I would like to add that France has also approved a law that it is now illegal, in government owned companies (e.g. EDF, the national electricity producer), for the top dude to earn more than 20 times the lowest salary in the company.