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re: Sean Hannity Is The Conservative Al Sharpton. - Taxing Authority
[quote]Once you start judging people based on what you think they believe rather than what they've actually said or written, you're headed down a slippery slope.[/quote]:lol: ...


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re: Sean Hannity Is The Conservative Al Sharpton. - Taxing Authority
[quote]Sean Hannity Is The Conservative Al Sharpton.[/quote]Jot even close. When Hannity starts extorting businesses, let us know. ...


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re: Obama: Sony "did the wrong thing" when it pulled the movie - Taxing Authority
I agree with Obama on this one. But expecting a private corp to him for advice seems a bit... silly. ...


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re: IRS is holding your money for ransom.... - Taxing Authority
[quote]Yes, but they have not been filling positions at their service centers. So when you call their 800-number to talk to someone, you'll be on hold for a long time. And if you're still on hold at 5, your call is disconnected. [/quote]Just wait until they run healthcare... Alas, I'm sure it will ...


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re: 2016 Hypothetical: Ted Cruz vs Elizabeth Warren - Taxing Authority
[quote]I would not exactly call Cruze's win a endorsement of him, as I said earlier Osama Bin Laden would have won with a (R) by his name. [/quote]Ignorant. Cruz beat a very popular (to that point) long-established, and far better funded Republican in the primary. Oh, his opponent, was also the sitt...


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re: 2016 Hypothetical: Ted Cruz vs Elizabeth Warren - Taxing Authority
[quote] "[b]Chief[/b] Liberal in the Senate"[/quote]ISWYDT ...


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re: Burger King saves shareholders $1.2 Billion: It's Now a Canadian Company - Taxing Authority
[quote]maybe it's the case of a Corporation saving money off the backs of Americans who pay taxes[/quote]I pay taxes. A lot of taxes. How much willy tax bill go down of BK is forced to stay HQ'ed in the US? Specifically, what tax would be repealed or reduced? And how much?...


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re: Oil approaching $60 - Taxing Authority
[quote][img]http://static6.businessinsider.com/image/54887c2b6bb3f7182d8b4568-964-500/fut_chart%20(56).png[/img][/quote]"Peak Oil"...


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re: Cops shoot man with surrendering, with arms in the air - Taxing Authority
[quote]If there's anything the MB situation taught us it's how many times one can get shot and still run through it. [/quote]Blame TV and movies. Where the person gets shot one and flys back 10ft and is instantly dead. That doesn't happen in real life. The 1986 FBI shootout is a great example. ...


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re: Can any Republican point by point discredit this video analysis of the fed debt? - Taxing Authority
[quote]Obama has managed to cut into that deficit spending such that it is now only a few hundred billion and not a yearly additive of over1 trillion [/quote]:lol: This year's deficit is projected to be ~$648B. By contrast Bush's largest deficit was 2008 at $458. In 2007, the Deficit was [b]$160B.[/...


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re: It is sad that we have a $500 billion deficit with record high tax revenue - Taxing Authority
[quote]our debt ratio isn't bad at all.... debt isn't our problem. Our problem is we aren't leveraging our assets to create growth[/quote]Si. Our government is using debt to finance current obligations (OPEX). That's f*cking dangerous territory. In the business world that indicative of impending doo...


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re: It is sad that we have a $500 billion deficit with record high tax revenue - Taxing Authority
[quote][b]Social Security - 24% Medicare - 22%[/b] Defense - 19% What should we cut first?[/quote]The biggest impediment to cutting the first two is ourselves. It's the citizens demanding (ever more) of this. ...


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re: Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Cops who kill man with down syndrome - Taxing Authority
[quote]If I would have reported him it would have been the story everyone laughed about around the coffee pot.[/quote]And because you didn't report him, it wasn't even a story to laugh about... ...


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re: Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Cops who kill man with down syndrome - Taxing Authority
[quote]Well, we've had three or so this year. I guess that's an acceptable level of loss.[/quote]Not what I'm saying. It's a bit like airliner crashes. Very rare, but absolutely terrible if it happens to [i]you[/i]. The odds of it happening to any of us... 3 out of 300,000,000 in a given year......


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re: Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Cops who kill man with down syndrome - Taxing Authority
[quote]It was the precipitating event. [/quote]Clearly. [quote]If you can't handle a mentally handicapped dude in a movie theater who wants another round of Zero Dark Thirty without escalating the situation and killing him, we don't need you as a police officer. [/quote]Yeah. I mostly agree. Not...


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re: Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Cops who kill man with down syndrome - Taxing Authority
[quote]If it is propaganda, the police are doing a damn good job of providing the subject matter. These aren't nearly as isolated as one might think. [/quote]i donno. One stat I saw said 1 in 25 people would be arrested in an average year. Seems high, and probably skewed by some having multiple arr...


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re: The Kochs appear to be trying to build a virtual political party - Taxing Authority
[quote]When somebody eclipses the effort of one of the two major parties, it's worth noting, yes? Actually, I think they newsworthy part is that the effort seems to be aimed at cannibalizing a significant part of the GOP's support. [/quote]Ok. Good points. [quote]As you note, a lot of organiza...


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re: Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Cops who kill man with down syndrome - Taxing Authority
[quote]Yea bc there will always be a bunch of TAs that defend them regardless.[/quote]Nope. If they intended to kill the guy for watching a movie as the OP suggested they should be strung up. Which is why I asked the original question. Here is a hint: my problem is with the hyperbolic reporting,...


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re: Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Cops who kill man with down syndrome - Taxing Authority
[quote]He kinda was.[/quote]so it's your contention that "sitting in a movie theater watching a fricking movie" was the motivation for killing him? If that st true, the charge should be murder. But I don't see any evidence to indicate that. ...


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re: Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Cops who kill man with down syndrome - Taxing Authority
[quote]Cops want us to respect their often hyper-reactive responses based upon incidences that have a very small statistical chance of happening. Then, when the shoe is on the other foot and they've killed someone through negligence or carelessness or whatever you want to term their issue here, we'r...


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