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Subject:  Re: Could your retirement survive this? Date:  5/10/2008  3:04 PM
Author:  AngelMay Number:  13059 of 22172

You miss the point. If it's OK to take more money from people who make more in order to help people who make less, the cutoff point that determines who has more is necessarily arbitrary. AM's point of view is that it's fine for the gov't to take stuff from those who have more than she does to give it to those that have less. But taken to its logical conclusion, the gov't should be taking everything from you and me and AM until there are no people left who have less than we do.

Yes, one can live reasonably well by staying in the 15% bracket. But, again taking AM's philosophy to its logical conclusion, it's unfair that you should be paying only 15% tax when there are people out there who have less than you do. You should be paying 65%, maybe 80% tax, so your stuff can be redistributed to those less fortunate until they're on an equal basis with you.


You obviously have NO idea at all what I think.
So please stop assigning things to me that I have not said.
Otherwise, you will look even sillier than MadCap for making up stuff just because you have your panties in a wad about having to pay some taxes.

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