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A little too much caffiene maybe?

Ok, I don't know if this belongs here or in the Humor section............


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Wow....I don't know about you, but...I am wore out!
See ya later...gotta go take a nap!

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Thanks for the post Doug.

I agree 100% with this guy. Especially, "YOU GOTTA BE FRIGGIN KIDDING ME."

If anyone doesn't understand what this guy is saying as well as believe it, you have no business voting in this election, you don't have a clue.

BTW - my Conservative Republican vote is already entered.


I'm not so much about being against Obama, although I have some told you so's ready if needed. Just really fed up with the far left and now is not the time for more liberalism.

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A bit over the top, but spot on none the less. After (or with) the lawyers, can we line up the "media" and shoot them too?
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If the rest of us were only half as passionate we would not be on the slippery slide into socialism.

Taxes in a capitalist society are intended to pay for essential government services. Such as military, judicial system, monetary system, border security, etc. not necessarily in that order. Money collected from one citizen and given to another to supplement his income is socialism.

Now go figure out how long ago we started to embark on our journey into socialism. One thing is for sure: Our European friends are way ahead of us. The hallmark of a socialist society is that the most important industries are nationalized. Banks are now well on the way to state ownership, insurances are not far behind, whats next? Oil companies, airlines, car makers, how about the stock market?

Maybe my friends and acquaintances are not typical, but most are turned off by the idea of living in a socialist country. Yet quite a few are thinking of voting us into that direction. I don't get it.

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....and now is not the time for more liberalism.
LOL! John, I did not know there was such a thing as a bad time for MORE liberalism/socialism?!

After that video, I'm still breathing oxygen, btw.

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If the rest of us were only half as passionate we would not be on the slippery slide into socialism.
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Maybe my friends and acquaintances are not typical, but most are turned off by the idea of living in a socialist country. Yet quite a few are thinking of voting us into that direction. I don't get it.
To dis-agree will be met with extreme retribution.. Ask Joe the plumber about his financial and tax investigation by the IRS... the Infidel Revenue Service (of course the minions were only following orders... sound familiar?)

I just voted.

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I'm Neil the farmer and will never make 250K a year taxable income

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I'm Neil the farmer and will never make 250K a year taxable income
And that's the problem with this tax code and worthless bureaucracy known as the IRS. Many people who could reach higher will not, or they will shelter, because the retribution for doing so is just not worth it.

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." (Some really OLD friggin' White dude who couldn't have possibly known what he was talking about!) WARNING: Official HATE speech!
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And that's the problem with this tax code and worthless bureaucracy known as the IRS. Many people who could reach higher will not, or they will shelter, because the retribution for doing so is just not worth it.
If I could, I would. Barns just cost way too much and after I get one paid off I have to use the "paid off" barn to pay for the new one.

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He managed that tirade without taking a breath. Remarkable. I don't know what he is on but it is not reasoned analysis.

Obama's tax plan would only increase taxes on the incremental income over $250,000. I know plumbing bills are high but I really don't think my plumber makes over $250,000.

Socialism? Look it up.

I guess I won't take much advice from someone who doesn't use his real name, and owes back taxes. Surely we can do better.

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If I could, I would. Barns just cost way too much and after I get one paid off I have to use the "paid off" barn to pay for the new one.
Damn! I hate it when that happens!
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....Obama's tax plan would only increase taxes on the incremental income over $250,000....
You're in dreamland, Karl! Who do you think is gonna get to pay all the additional taxes he's gonna hit all those EVIL corporations, with? Under his plan, EVERYONE is gonna get a tax INCREASE. Now, If you NEVER buy anything from one of those EVIL corporations, including groceries, you'll be fine!
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I know plumbing bills are high but I really don't think my plumber makes over $250,000....
That would depend on weather he owns the company or not. If he owns the company, you might easily go over $250k. My plumber has several guys working for him and has multiple trucks. He easily does $500k+.
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I guess I won't take much advice from someone who doesn't use his real name, and owes back taxes....
Since when is using your middle name not using your real name? AND let's say his real name is Harry the plumber: did it diminish his point and the response in the slightest?

AND owing back taxes means what? That the guy might have a little business sense?....since the IRS is often willing to settle for pennies on the dollar!

Why do all you socialists go out of your way to attack Joe the plumber? Could it be that he did in a few minutes what the ADD mainstream media was unwilling to do over the last 2 years? Reveal who "THE Messiah" really is and what he really thinks?!

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." (Some really OLD friggin' White dude who couldn't have possibly known what he was talking about!) WARNING: Official HATE speech!
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Not getting into the politics... kind of. Taxes. The people who say that taxing higher incomes is a demotivator to reach higher are right. I make more than I did while on active duty. We all strive to make more than we did when we were younger. However, my net is almost half my gross, or less, and I don't make near 250k! It pisses me off to no end. Some are not at that point and I understand and respect that. But we all hope our children do better- do you wish for a tax system that strips 40-50% of their income from them IF they succeed and make it to middle class or higher?

The tax system has got to be fixed. Flat tax, fair tax, etc sounds good to me. Pay as you consume. Sounds like a good plan. Politicians won't consider it because it means less control for them UNLESS we all start speaking loudly and regularly about it. Gotta stop beating up on folks who have money.

And I agree with Wolfgang- taxes are for necessity of national security issues- I don't want to hear fluff on how if we don't take care of these folks and those folks it is a national security issue.

That's my rant for the day.

Gotta go pack for our trip.

Thinking about my post (after the fact and after the coffee kicked in), I had too many thoughts and did not communicate them clearly. Just focus on the tax part...

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