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re: The Top 1 Percent Pays More in Taxes than the Bottom 90 Percent - igoringa
I am trying to reconcile your two comments: [quote] Where did I say that's not progressive enough?! Ignore the strawman and just talk to me. I assure you, I am quite a reasonable man.[/quote] [quote]I am simply claiming that a (mild) redistribution would have a positive effect on the economy, ...


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re: The Top 1 Percent Pays More in Taxes than the Bottom 90 Percent - igoringa
[quote]I wasn't trying to rationalize it, I was asking for your opinion. I even said "serious question". I did try to rationalize why a family of 5 living on $30k should not be taxed. [/quote] No, but you were constantly asking why I thought the current system was already plenty progressive. Cas...


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re: The Top 1 Percent Pays More in Taxes than the Bottom 90 Percent - igoringa
[quote] [quote]A family of five making $58K, taking just standard deductions, does not pay any income tax. Zero![/quote] How much do you think they should pay?[/quote] I am fine with them paying zero. What I am not fine with is them complaining their burden (of well zero) is too much and we...


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re: The Top 1 Percent Pays More in Taxes than the Bottom 90 Percent - igoringa
[quote]I'm not suggesting that we gift or redistribute money.[/quote] Sure sounds like you are [quote] I am simply claiming that a (mild) redistribution would have a positive effect on the economy, and that it would create jobs. [/quote] So a mild redistribution is not a redistribution? Fu...


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re: Clearing up a couple of things on Steele - igoringa
[quote]Yet they got rid of him and hired him back? Saban has repeatedly hired, rehired and promoted the man. [/quote] 2007 with Saban, he is DC. By 2014 he is linebacker coach. He should stick it out - a few more promotions and he may be towel boy!...


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re: Elizabeth Warren is worth millions... - igoringa
[quote] I disagree with her sentiment, but she didn't say people in congress shouldn't own stock. [/quote] She unequivocally said that. look at the video at the top: http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeedpolitics/elizabeth-warren-says-shes-not-in-the-1#.thmwp9M47 ...


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re: Elizabeth Warren is worth millions... - igoringa
[quote]The middle class is being shite on thanks to all of the crony capitalism in this country. [/quote] The middle class (depending how you define it) is dramatically better off now then they ever were. Further, they continue to be complete deadbeats in terms of contributions to the federal c...


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re: Selma Director: "I wasn’t interested in making a white-savior movie" - igoringa
[quote]And of course you didn't read my earlier posts in which I clearly criticized the Director for her lies about LBJ?[/quote] Sure did, which is why I was surprised you were doing verbal gymnastics to try to rationalize and explain why a director might not want to tell the truth about a civi...


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re: Elizabeth Warren is worth millions... - igoringa
Is this the same Elizabeth Warren who claimed she is not wealthy and argued that Senators should not own stock? Now by own stock, she didn't mean her precious mutual funds in oh well stocks... ofcourse not those. ...


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re: Selma Director: "I wasn’t interested in making a white-savior movie" - igoringa
[quote]Hollywood didn't mention this stuff all that much & I'm sure that's why the director like her & Spike Lee are sick of the 'White savior. Angle.[/quote] Yes, nothing will get the point across better than blatantly lieing in a movie for racial reasons. The history of Selma provides a beauti...


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re: Charting of 10k and 10q Data - igoringa
XBRL was mandated to allow just this - not sure if anyone uses it though or knows how to use it...


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re: Solo 401(k) Add the Spouse question - igoringa
Good point on the 25 percent of income limitation - I have plenty of room (thankfully). ...


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re: Solo 401(k) Add the Spouse question - igoringa
So to make sure I am not stupid - If I set up by by 12/31 I can capture what I spent this year? Thanks so much for the info!...


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re: Solo 401(k) Add the Spouse question - igoringa
GoIrish02 - Thanks so much for this guidance. Given I am a sole member LLC, and thus only person eligible will be my wife, I assume I can easily 'self administer' as HIPPA, privacy and stuff is not an issue? I see some canned HRA plan docs online for $299. Looks like it is pretty straight for...


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re: Bat Signal for the credit card point gurus - igoringa
[quote]I just can't imagine what type of spending you'd have to do to get anything substantial out of it. At that point it seems like you've proven you spend enough to where you could probably afford whatever the hell it is anyway.[/quote] Last summer, when staples portal bonus was open, I accrue...


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Solo 401(k) Add the Spouse question - igoringa
Short Story: Own my own LLC (single member) and have a Solo 401(K). This allows me, if earnings are high enough to put away up to $52k a year into the 401(K). However, if wifey contributes to the LLC, I can pay her a wage and she can contribute into also, raising the max allowed to $104K a year...


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re: Hey Michelle, I've been asked to do the same thing. Many times - igoringa
[quote]She may have used a poorly explained example. [/quote] Nothing was poorly explained. 2 years ago it felt SO GOOD that someone talked to her as a person in Target when trying to defend it not being a photo op - today the very person that made her feel SO GOOD subjected her to racism by ask...


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re: Hey Michelle, I've been asked to do the same thing. Many times - igoringa
[quote]is the context, and that's usually the case.[/quote] Wait, Michelle cites a short person asking her to get something off a shelf as a racial issue and we are the ones supposed to consider context? How stupid are you willing to look to defend? Don't answer - rhetorical question....


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re: Cuba embargo to be lifted - igoringa
Why all the posts about people going to Cuba? For what is being reported they are not removing the tourist travel ban?...


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re: My pathetic and inadequate 17/18 year retirement window. Advice Welcomed. - igoringa
[quote]Posted by guttata Put your wife on your payroll and you can then double the amount you contributing to retirement. [/quote] I struggle with this. I own my own business and max out the 401k (52k). I think about adding wifey but not sure if it is worth it with the 15.3 payroll taxes we wo...


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