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I'd like to see a breakdown of where taxes went.

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by chestnut, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. chestnut

    chestnut New Member

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    It would be great, if the government were held to the same standards as the US taxpayers. Because of IRS, almost all monies we receive that add to our personal wealth is reported to the government. That is how they steal it. They count on it.

    Shouldn't they be required to give each taxpayer an exact breakdown of where and who their hard earned money went. I bet you Amercians would wake up and say STOP!!!!!!
     
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    That would be a great idea, I would also like to get my tax bill monthly. I want all of my money and a bill from IRS and ever other tax and fee out there. we would revolt if we really knew how much we pay in every hidden tax and fee
     
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    Nazi Pelosi and the dems shot down the idea of a tax-break holiday because they knew that once Americans saw what they really made, they would not want to go back to the f____! way that taxes are collected and spent.

    the Fair Tax is our best hope to replace our current tax system.

    Imagine if April 15 was just another day in our lives. How great would that be. And of course everyone, would be paying taxes..based on their consumption.
     
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    Pandora Well-Known Member

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    you know speaking of taxes, I was wondering......

    I always do my taxes as soon as my statement comes, thats any day now. But since obama promised us all a tax break should I wait to file.

    What if I file and get my refund then next month obama changes the rates, would I miss out on my welfair check?
     
  5. chestnut

    chestnut New Member

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    It hs been reported that after the dems do their dirty deeds, which they are working on, about 25% of amercans will pay the 100% tax bill and the other 75% (which voted for dems and Obama) will just get a free ride.

    Kinda makes you wanna puke doesn't it?
     
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    yes it does, even though im in the much lower %

    it does feel wrong to rob people just because you can. Perhaps some will revolt and refuse to pay taxes, Id support that :)

    Actually I wish 47 % of us (those who are not drooling bots) all band together and told the libs to pay the taxes all by them selves. I dont want to pay for someone to have an abortion and no one who disagrees with it should have to. But I guess that is just wishful thinking for now.
     
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    Bush et al spent 8 years robbing the US poor to pay the rich

    And robbing innocent Iraqis and Afghanis of their lives and resources.

    The bankers have robbed the US citizens of more than they own which is quite an achievement.

    Oops, I forgot, that was something Carter did over 30 years ago. God he was clever, setting that time bomb to go off under a half witted republican president.
     
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    Something I have been saying for quite awhile actually. Makes me wonder how much of my share went to rebuild schools and roads in Iraq, when my community struggles to pay for both.
     
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    Most of it went destroying schools and roads in Iraq and killing hundreds of thousands of people including women and children.
     
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    Y'all kinda remind me of the miser Nabul who bulked at paying David. You want all the advantages without the costs.
     
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    The difference though, is that the Iraq community already paid for schools and roads, and likely paid a much higher price, both in being abused by a tyrannical dictator, and with higher fees and prices from an oppressive government. That's opposed to Alaska where the population get's a free hand out from the state government every year.

    Their community struggled much more than yours. We merely replaced what was destroyed during our removal and subsequent stability of Iraq.

    That said, the total construction cost for Iraq, for the entire year, is about $970 Million. Not even a billion dollars. Since outlays are $3.227 Trillion, that $970 Million would be roughly... 0.0003% of expenses. So if you paid $3,000 to the Federal government, roughly $0.09 went to construction of Iraqi schools and roads.

    What's more interesting to me, is that congress stuck in a special expenditures for things not even related to either Iraq or construction. $415 Million went to Walter Reed. That's a government run hospital that was in such bad shape, it made national headlines, and of course politics makes it a priority. Can't wait for that same socialist system to be effecting all hospitals. Socialism... it always fails.

    Also, there's another $112 Million for California. Just... California. No qualifiers. Looks like a political kick back to me. Why would they randomly have $112 million set aside for California in a bill on construction in Iraq and Afghanistan?
     
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    I don't see them as advantages. I don't need Social Security, nor do I want it. I don't need medicare, nor do I want it. I don't need Ethanol, nor do I want it. I don't need a million other government run boondoggles, nor do I want them.

    If government hadn't been screwing with the banking system, we wouldn't have had the sub-prime blow out. If government hadn't been screwing with the accounting system, the stock market wouldn't have dropped like this.

    The less money government takes, the fewer things it can screw up.
     
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    Less government is better government.
    enough said.
     
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    Andy, you might not want or need it but what about all those people in poverty who do?

    And beforte you bang on about them being in a self inflicted situation consider that many of them are black and have been impoverished by the institutional racism in the US.
    And if you get born into a poor single parent family there is almost no chance that you will break out of poverty.

    I bet you are a good chrsitian who really cares for his fellow man.

    Unless of course that means getting your hand in your pocket to help him.

    Funny how you seem happy for your tax dollars to be spent killing Iraqis but not helping your own countrymen.
     
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    I think it is more of a problem of the government not being truthful about how the money is spent.

    Of course we all want our fellow man to be ok. I think, we should teach them to support themselves, but a boost up now and then is needed.

    The point here is we all keep giving month after month and the money just goes so many other places, that only a very small portion that is supposed to go to help the needy get to them.

    It is not a problem with the producers, becasue they keep on doing it. No one has revolted.. yet. The government needs to show us they really helped those in need and not just squandered it.
     
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