I Think It Is Time For Tax Reform In the United States

The common man is having too hard a time making ends meet. People are losing their jobs and homes. Pretty soon most will not be able to feed themselves 13 People

    Time For Super Taxes For The Super Rich? Read More: Http://curiouscapitalist.blogs.time.com/2010/08/10/time-for-super-taxes-for-the-super-rich/#ixzz16u0mhinf

    by: Stephen Gandel From: http://curiouscapitalist.blogs.time.com/2010/08/10/time-for-super-taxes-for-the-super-rich/ (see link for full story) The super-rich are very different than you and me, except that is when it comes to tax rates. Couples making $137,000 pay 25% of...
    imabear imabear
    51-55, F
    Dec 1, 2010

    Class Warfare, The Final Chapter?

    "There's class warfare, all right, but it's my class, the rich class, that's making war, and we're winning." -Warren Buffett to The New York Times, November 26, 2006 There is overwhelming evidence that we are entering the final chapter of class warfare in the US. Today, in...
    tmajor tmajor
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Jul 9, 2011

    Super Rich And Big Business Often Pay Zero Taxes

    That's right. See: http://www.peoplesworld.org/that-s-capitalism-the-super-rich-pay-zero-u-s-taxes/ Next time someone on the right talks about "entitlements", ask about corporate welfare. Ask why the loopholes favor the rich (who have a much higher percentage of investment...
    imabear imabear
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2010

    Current Tax System Favors Wealth Over Work - No Wonder The Working Class Is Getting Poorer

    Here are some details from Truthout. See link for full story. I can't imagine that this is a surprise to anyone, though it probably will be. http://www.truth-out.org/tax-system-favors-wealth-over-work64768 Tax System Favors Wealth Over Work Sunday 07 November 2010 by...
    imabear imabear
    51-55, F
    Dec 1, 2010

    Leona Was Right

    Taxes are for the little people...or at least the helpess or the clueless socialists sheep. I have exempted myself from all federal laws and will obey only those that I believe are morally right.  Stealing my money by force and wasting it on immoral programs or to buy votes...
    orien orien
    46-50, M
    2 Responses May 15, 2009

    The Rich Get Richer / the Poor Got Nothing to Lose

    Ever wonder why rich people are so willing to go after public office? Besides the substandard pay, There are lobbyists who throw obscene amounts of money around to buy influence in legislation. The real cash cow; the tax payer revenues collected every day from the public and...
    Caliper Caliper
    56-60, M
    2 Responses May 15, 2009

    Too Much Is Taken Without Transparency

    Forty percent. That is how much Americans pay in taxes, according to the best estimate I've read in the news. In other words, the average American must work five months of the year---from the beginning of January to the beginning of May---just to pay taxes! We pay it to cover...
    rustyguy rustyguy
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2009
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