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If the Rich needs to pay their fair share in taxes, Biden needs a mirror then.

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Twilight Hue, Sep 24, 2021.

  1. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Is there any chance this debt was incurred by the death of his son? (It was brain cancer).

    being fair, yes he should pay it, but if that’s what the debt is for I can sympathise with how paying medical bills may not be a priority.
     
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  4. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Let's see what Biden does first before making the final judgment.
     
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  6. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Well If so, that detail ought to be noted.
     
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    Trump should have given his papers 4 years ago before he become "president" of US. He didn't and still haven't. Biden have already given his.
     
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  8. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Yea. I actually agree.

    *Don't fall down. Don't want anybody incurring head trauma.
     
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    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    The article already mentioned that. It seems however, one can look good upfront, and be slick behind the curtain.

    A reason I'm not too impressed with this tax document obsession with Presidents.
     
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    Before Trump become honest, and show his papers, I do not think the Right side in America has much to complain about of the current President
     
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    yeah. I’m just hoping Congressional Republicans wouldn’t go there and I’d be really ashamed and uncomfortable if they did. :confused:
     
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    No one can be as poor as Trump for paying taxes, virtually the first thing he did when he became POTUS was give him and his backers a tax break
     
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    https://www.cnbc.com/2021/08/18/61p...ome-taxes-in-2020-tax-policy-center-says.html

    If 61% of the people in the US didn't pay federal taxes, ergo the top 49% paid all the taxes, should we be saying instead "we need to raise the taxes on the lower income brackets?"

    (It usually is around 47% - which is still quite substantial)

    Or are you saying "Only the top tier should pay all the taxes?"

    OR

    Should we actually be saying "THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD STOP SPENDING MORE MONEY UNTIL THE TAXES CATCHES UP TO THE EXPENESES"
     
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    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    The fact no one so far on the left is complaining themselves, that Biden is doing the very same thing that gets criticized on part of the right, speaks volumes in its own peculiar way.
     
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    A right winger threatening people with a good time yet again? I'm fine with Biden paying another $500,000 in taxes if that's what he owes.

    That being said, the New York Post isn't exactly a reliable source, so I have no idea whether he actually owes anything.
     
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    If I had my way there would be a 90%+ tax on all income over $300k, like under Eisenhower but starting at a lower income level (it was $400k back then).
     
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    On your added bit at the end: start by cutting, say, 500 billion dollars from the military budget. Let's close a few hundred of our military bases straddling the globe as part of that. Agree?
     
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  18. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Lead by example. Let's see if Biden pays.
     
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    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    It sourced the IRS as providing the information.
     
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    I have an even better idea: make the law what it ought to be, and then apply it to everyone equally, including Biden.
     
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