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Anyone changing their plans?

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by Unite Our Nation, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. Unite Our Nation

    Unite Our Nation New Member

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    Our plans include meeting with our CPA and tax advisor next week. We will be looking for ways to protect what we've worked for! ;)

    The sad news is that I have decided to put a new business I've been working on for awhile on hold for a couple of years. The taxes are going to be too high to try and launch it in the spring as I had originally planned. :(


    Anyone else looking for shelters or making changes?
     
  2. Mr. Shaman

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    I guess you could always invest in Joe The Plumbers Country/Western CD. :rolleyes:
     
  3. Frolicking Dinosaurs

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    I moved our funds out of US financial institutions late last year because I could see the writing on the wall long before the bottom dropped out. If Obama is elected, I will likely be moving them back to US financial institutions within a year. I've already bought some stocks during the drastic dips because I believe the market will rebound once a leader we can trust is installed.

    I know you see this differently, Unite. I hope that things stabilize enough for you to want to start your business after all. Have you looked at all of the tax credits available to small business - especially entrepreneur businesses - under the Obama Plan? If not, I suggest you do so. It really is a pro-small business start-up plan.
     
  4. oceanenvy

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    No, not changing any plans due to Obama likely to be elected, but am being more frugal about large purchases because of the state of the economy. I'm hopeful about what will happen after the election - not discouraged at all. We make more than the $200,000 mentioned but when I put our numbers in it was not a large increase at all, and I'm more confident my tax money will be spent where I want it spent, unlike the last 8 years.
     
  5. Pandora

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    I have a TSA I will stop but the rest of my stuff is tied up in work. If that plan to change our 401k's happen, I will quit early and take out all of my money

    but the biggest change I will make if Obama is elected is buy a few guns at gun shows and through friends. I gave all my guns away when I started fostering, but I dont trust him when it comes to the gun rights so Ill get more before he takes office.

    other than that just try very hard not to spend a dime that I dont have to and stash up what ever I can. I will have my own mock depression and pretend my life is as bad as he claims it is :)
     
  6. Unite Our Nation

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    It's reassuring that smart folks are looking at the future and protecting their family and what they've worked for.

    Can you imagine how those poor folks in Argentina are feeling after their government stole all of their retirement accounts?? Breaks my heart for them.


    Socialism sucks.

    Funny you should mention the guns. We are going to do the same thing. I don't trust his voting record on this. If civil unrest breaks out, a person has to have something to protect his family.

    Ocean, I don't like my money being spent on war either...but I don't want to give up funding defense (starwars defense). With so many radical countries getting nucks, I would sleep easier knowing we can blow their missles up before they hit us. Obama said he will put an end to that. He also said he would spend MILLIONS on a TEN YEAR study on alternative energy. What a loon! We need action NOW. We need to be off the oil standard in 10 years, not finishing a study! Talk it to death obama...don't DO anything.

    Thank you Dino! *hugs* I hope you get your funds back on American soil soon. I have looked at obama's plan for small business. It is a joke. He gives with one hand and takes away with the other! His insurance, (and penalties) alone is a killer to any new business. Do a business plan and see for yourself. What a joke the $5K is for hiring an employee. With the higher taxes and insurance you just can't make the numbers work. No, I will wait a couple of years for this new business. I might write another book.

    If he gets in I guarantee you we will see a ton of small businesses fail and very few start up.

    S, I could always sell tshirts with your stupid statements on them. :D
     
  7. Pandora

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    I guess I am one of the lucky ones, i work for the government so I am always sure they will find someone to rape to give me a pay raise and another vacation day

    how many of you get the day after thanksgiving off paid as a holiday?
    or christmas eve?
     
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    PS DO NOT have a gun that can be traced back to you, get it at a gun show or buy from a friend
     
  9. Unite Our Nation

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    Only you sweetpea! Enjoy it. The government wasts our money on much worse things!! ;)
     
  10. Pandora

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    I think it is terrible that we get these holidays off. other people if they are lucky get 4 or 5 holdiays a year, most of them get christmas day thanksgiving day and new years day

    the government robs you blind to give me the day after thanskgiving off paid, that is sick!

    that is not counting my sick days, personal days, family days, accumulated family days, emergency leave, and there are more if you run out of the first ones you can tap into
     
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    I work for a great company that gives me 9 weeks a year off. No complaints here.
     
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    I'm with Ocean on this one. If a company deems you valuable enough to give you time off, take it and enjoy!

    Nice long holidays for you Ocean!! *cheers*

    Business is business and clearly this company sees the value of what they do.
     
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    private company or government?

    If its private I think that is fan-freakin-tastic

    private people can and should do what ever they want in that way

    i work for the government, its differnt to take from you to give me more
     
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    Maybe McCain will win and cut the budget so you can have lots of days off, like 365 of them.
     
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    not me
    i work for that wonderful thing called the government
    The government will always be happy to tax your sorry butt so I can get the day after thanksgiving off paid

    I should be one of those fools wanting obama so i can get a couple more paid holidays
     
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