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re: Bush states he would try to eliminate/overturn citizens united ruling. - Taxing Authority
[quote]Bush states he would try to eliminate/overturn citizens united ruling.[/quote]:rotflmao:...
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re: Voter ID question - Taxing Authority
[quote]i do love the argument that since the DEMs appeal to the marginalized, any move against the DEMs is an attack on the marginalized[/quote] :lol: the "study" is nothing more then self-referential "logic". ...
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re: Voter ID question - Taxing Authority
[quote]tackle this separately...this is an untrue statement. Rights are not absolute, and we interpret them all the time in the context of cost/benefit. See: Patriot Act. [/quote]Nope. And it should be noted that when one cites The Partiot Act as an example of promoted Constitutional Rights.. It's k...
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re: Voter ID question - Taxing Authority
[quote]You're forgetting about the study which showed racial motivations among lawmakers![/quote]No. I remember it. It's crap. [quote]What benefit is that, which is specifically provided for by voter ID laws[/quote]Read the sentence you quoted again. It's right there. [quote]how does that wei...
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re: JBE should look at DC and Oakland before raising minimum wage - Taxing Authority
[quote]San Fran?[/quote] [quote]Oakland[/quote] San Fran benefits greatly from exporting (pricing out) it's poverty to East Bay (Oakland, Berkley, Richmond)....
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re: JBE should look at DC and Oakland before raising minimum wage - Taxing Authority
[quote]Do you think some of these socialist are considering opening government stores?[/quote]That's the thing... If "Making Change at WalMart" thinks it's trivial to raise salaries and continue operations as normal--why aren't they out there competing with Walmart, and beating them? ...
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re: JBE should look at DC and Oakland before raising minimum wage - Taxing Authority
[quote]Let’s look at Oakland, Calif., where the minimum wage is $12.55. When Wal-Mart opened there in 2005, about [b]11,000 people applied for the 400 positions[/b][/quote] :lol: how can anyone look at this and conclude "what we really need is a higher minimum wage"?...
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re: How A Single Payer System Would Make The Economy More Efficient (Facts) - Taxing Authority
[quote](Facts)[/quote]Where? ...
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re: The face of capitalism and republican hero gave money to bush - Taxing Authority
[quote]So y'all don't think him pushing the price of that drug up 5000% should against law?[/quote]Why should it be? It's hilarious how some thing that prices can hair be arbitrarily set. If that were the case why isn't he charging $1,000,000,000/pill? He'd be a trillionair eon no time, right? ...
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re: Middle Class Definition - Taxing Authority
[quote]He doesn't "have" to work [/quote]Thats the thing, though... Many "rich" people still feel the need to work. ...
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re: Middle Class Definition - Taxing Authority
[quote]The "middle class" can be summed up thusly: unless Sanders is elected, the "middle class", as we know it, will cease to exist. The 1%ers will expand in wealth, the poor will just get poorer and what is now the "middle class" will be thrust into the camp of the poor.[/quote]Ironically, this is...
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re: Middle Class Definition - Taxing Authority
[quote]not only is that halcyon era never coming back, but the gap is going to widen exponentially in the future[/quote]This is why it is epically stupid to raise the price of labor via minimum wage and mandatory benefits right now. Never in history has it been cheaper or easier to automate labor. ...
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re: Middle Class Definition - Taxing Authority
[quote]This is why when the term "the rich" is used in politics, the politician almost always tries to squeeze in a reference to some ulra rich group of folks. [/quote]Indeed. It's always great when they talk about "those making over $250k/year" in the same sentace as "people that fly around in priv...
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re: Middle Class Definition - Taxing Authority
[quote]Small business man who has been in business for 10 years trudging along doing OK but not great seeks a breakthrough and jumps the $300K mark after a decade hovering around $150K.[/quote]Happens a lot. Though the $150k for a decade is usually a lot lower :lol: [quote]All of what I've writte...
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re: Middle Class Definition - Taxing Authority
[quote]Wealthy is living off of passive income, without having to "work".[/quote]By this measure Warren Buffet isn't wealthy. ...
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re: Middle Class Definition - Taxing Authority
[quote]it skews upper middle to the point where they assume that's normalcy when it's very, very posh[/quote]Yup. And when those same people talk about taxing "the rich"... they often have no clue they are talking about [i]themselves[/i]. Most think "the rich" have all the money. But in reality.....
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re: The face of capitalism and republican hero gave money to bush - Taxing Authority
[quote]Think about all the medicine that's been price gauged that the free market hasn't brought the price down for yet [/quote]No one's making you buy it....
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re: People Have A 'Fundamental Right' To Own Assault Weapons, Court Rules - Taxing Authority
[quote]Is there a more meaningless phrase in the entire English language than the term "assault weapons"[/quote]"Rich". But it's close. ...
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re: People Have A 'Fundamental Right' To Own Assault Weapons, Court Rules - Taxing Authority
[quote]Yeah, I am not really arguing about the process at all, just wanted some clarification on your thoughts as to the concept of a no fly zone.[/quote]Gotcha! :thup: ...
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re: People Have A 'Fundamental Right' To Own Assault Weapons, Court Rules - Taxing Authority
[quote]If the U.S. government thinks that those people are dangerous enough such that they much be prevented from flying or buying a gun then they need to be investigated, charged and deported.[/quote]Clearly. ...
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