Skip to comments.Should Taxes Be Raised on the Rich to help the economy? Help Freep this Poll!
Posted on 04/11/2012 9:39:35 AM PDT by Howard Morrison
Should Taxes Be Raised on the Rich to help the economy. Freep this poll (needs it badly). 64% say yes! Middle right of the page.
(Excerpt) Read more at yahoo.com ...
Giving more taxes to the government, no matter through what method, hurts the economy in all cases. Government wastes our money and our time.
Yes, the inequality is an outrage. 64%
No, raising taxes isn’t the solution. 36%
We’re in trouble if this many folks are outraged that some earn more than they do!
Typical lame-ass wording of a question in a poll: the statement of the question *assumes* that raising taxes on the wealthy would help the economy.
Much of the principled opposition to the Obama/Buffet tax is that it would “hurt* the economy.
The actual question should be: “Which would be a more effective means to remove $100 billion from the federal deficit: reduce federal spending or increase taxes on the very wealthy?”
So, 64% support more THEFT, so long as the money is being taken from someone else!
All “Tax” IS theft, your money is being taken by Gov. Org. stooges with guns.
At least a street thug puts himself at risk of your resisting, his “Collection” is direct and much more efficient.
Should taxes be hiked for the very rich to help the economy?
Yes, the inequality is an outrage.
No, raising taxes isn’t the solution.
Thank you for voting.
* 24178 votes
26000 + votes and the percentages haven’t changed. Would suspect that it’s not going to change either!
You should all read the comments after the article....comments do NOT match the poll
One of the primary causes of world war 2 was the fact that the national socialists quickly depleted the supply of wealthy German businessmen and had to start looting other nations to support themselves.
34% is about right, which is the percent of the population THAT ACTUALLY PAYS TAXES.
How in the hell does raising taxes on ANYONE help the economy?
I suspect the vote is rigged with the percentage they (democrat supporters) want. The comments are heavily for “nothing is stopping them from writing a check” and against the silly “Buffett” rule.
“When you rob Peter to pay Paul... you can pretty much count on the cooperation of Paul”
Maybe at the poll site, the author might consider explaining exactly how raising taxes helps the economy.
63% yes, 37% no.
Not bad a 1% change with the high number of votes
If I thought raising taxes on the rich would actually HELP the economy, I’d probably be for it.
The problem is that it will HURT the economy. So the question is false, and will not give a useful poll result.
..rigged poll, they had it in their minds as 2 to 1 FOR RAISING....nothing is going to change it
why don’t YAHOO have another poll asking if Warren Buffet should paid the billion dollars he owns in back taxes?