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Not Really...
Tue Nov 7, 2017 7:44am (XFF:

I am looking at the financial impact.

For someone who barely makes enough to get by before taxes are considered, a 25% tax is very financially painful. While for someone who makes much more money, a 25% tax isn't as financially painful.

The poor person has to decide whether to skip on groceries or to turn off the heat.

The rich person has to decide whether to buy another car or take one cruise this year instead of two.

I'm not even, at this point, looking at how to spend the money. I'm looking only at how to distribute the burden of paying.

This isn't about emotion.


  • rather applying an emotional cost... How much it HURTS to pay... So, his focus is making the rich HURT more, not just pay more. I forget the source of the concept but the idea starts out taxing the... more
    • Not Really... — Amadeus, Tue Nov 7 7:44am
      • ... anything else, for that matter. You run your agenda shit into the ground, and you never listen to sane people who are telling you that you are full of shit. Shelley wrote this poem with folks... more
      • Your own words convict you... "painful"...Sprout, Tue Nov 7 7:49am
        It's got nothing to do with value... but in HURTING a social group you do not like.
        • Really?Amadeus, Tue Nov 7 12:06pm
          You have to be purposefully misreading what I'm writing to get your conclusion. If anything, I'm viewing the entire society as an organism and taxes as a needed injection that will cause some pain.... more
        • Pointing out the obvious.HeavyHemi, Tue Nov 7 8:22am
          Hurting financially. Pretending his point was their 'feelings', you literally feigned ignorance to create an argument.
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