Skip to comments.Tax Me, I'm Rich, Says Deep-Pocketed Group of Millionaires Demanding Higher Taxes
Posted on 04/14/2011 9:57:32 AM PDT by cycle of discernment
(SUCH MANIPULATION!..ANYBODY THAT WANTS TO, CAN PAY AS MUCH TAX AS THEY WANT TO THE GOVERNMENT....this is mindgame propaganda and I especially love the strategic "criticism" of Obama....contrived! how transparent can you be!)
abcnews.com By ALAN FARNHAM April 12, 2011
Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal Strength--rich guys in favor of raising taxes on themselves and other wealthy people--say they are irritated over President Obama's failure to do just that.
Nor do they believe his latest announcement that he intends to try again, says Erica Payne, founder of the Agenda project and coordinator of the Patriotic Millionaires campaign.
The president, when a candidate in 2008, had recommended ending the Bush tax cuts for households earning over $250,000 a year. But he conceded that point when he signed into law in 2010 an agreement with Republicans to extend the Bush tax cuts two more years.
It's that concession that has disappointed and rankled Patriotic Millionaires, curdling their feelings. "The administration cut the deal they felt they needed to cut," shrugs Payne. "But we disagreed wholeheartedly. The president's quick and easy capitulation on an issue with such solid moral elements was disheartening."
One of Obama's primary jobs, she says, is to be chief educator.
"He did not do a good job on this issue or on the one we are currently facing. There's a moral lens through which you have to view these choices."
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Savage is right. Liberalism is a mental disorder.
If these clods really wanted to be taxed more, they can simply send the IRS a check.
Why don’t they just give their money to the government, instead of forcing the government to take it from them (and everyone else)?
It’s good that a handful of millionaires can make these decisions for us. :)
Democrat party: party of the poor, working man.
....you just wouldn’t know it based on their friends and allies.
agreed. and take no deductions on their tax forms whatsoever. that way, they are sure to pay their “fair share”.
Go visit some of the old poor people who have been living on tuna and beans for 10 years. Why do you need the government to “do good”.
“If these clods really wanted to be taxed more, they can simply send the IRS a check.”
I’ll take these people seriously when they give away everything but a few hundred million to bring them to the middle class level. Pelosi should be first in line.
They can donate their entire net worth to the Government.
Nothing is stopping them.
They just want to steal from other people.
They are free to give as much money as they want to the charity of their choice.
It's also the party of rich people who don't want any more rich people.
Lenin had his Quislings, too; they all figured that if they just cooperated with the revolutionaries, their lives and fortunes would be largely spared.
They were the first put up against the wall and shot.
Bingo! The initial fraudulent idea of an income tax was based on taxing the “rich” as sold to the people. However, the rich were the ones to bring it about, as they knew it’d be passed onto the middle class, all they had to do was to incorporate. It’s virtually impossible to outmaneuver the rich (Short of an “off with their heads, French style revolution), it’s a historical fact. They’re the ones pulling the strings, always.
(I must add the note, that there is nothing wrong with the rich, the problem is with the lazy, who allow those in the upper class who are dishonest to pillage them. There’s more than enough wealth to go around, the problem is that one portion of the rich—the dishonest and evil—use the dishonest and evil portion of the poor to engage in class warfare to keep everyone down. The only way to counteract them, is to work hard, make something of ourselves, and accept no poisioned carrots! The freebie mentality, invites government control, which surpresses all creativity and prosperity.)
This isn’t about them thinking they’ll be spared. They know they will be. The elite write the codes, and sell the idea of pillaging to the masses, then the masses simply pillage themselves while the elites trim off the fat.
Huckaboo simply shut the liberals up by opening an account in which those that were screaming "Im rich, tax me more!" and would let them donate to Arkansas.
Amount received: $147.00
Earth to all liberal millionaire Obama-holes.
Earth to all liberal millionaire Obama- holes.
Tax your own f******* self.
Give half of what’s left to some millionaire who actually earned his riches.
And shove what you’ve got left into your own Obama hole.
Higher Tax Rates Won’t Reduce the Deficit
But no matter how we configured the data and no matter what variables we examined, higher tax collections never resulted in less spending.
Our research confirms what the late economist Milton Friedman said of Congress many years ago: “Politicians will always spend every penny of tax raised and whatever else they can get away with.”
No one is stopping them from donating additional money to the gov’t if they wish. They can give their entire estate to the government if they damn well please.
the bottom line is that they cannot stand the competition.
They got theirs and they want to prevent you from reaching where they are, as you might not think the way that they do, and would spend your resources opposing their thinking.
Tax the rich and see them flee
From here to balmy Italy!
Like former manufacturing,
taxes are most fracturing.
If regulation’s grip relaxes,
Oama doesn’t raise their taxes,
Perhaps the good ole days return,
Abort another Rome to burn.
They are completely free to grab a pen and a checkbook and write a check for whatever they think they should be taxed. Are they so weak willed they have to wait for big brother to tell them what to do?
HaHaHaHaHaHaHa! Yeah, you bet. They’ll be marching with Drug Dealers Demanding More Prison Time.
# # You can write a check payable to the Bureau of the Public Debt, and in the memo section, notate that it's a Gift to reduce the Debt Held by the Public. Mail your check to:
Attn Dept G
Bureau of the Public Debt
P. O. Box 2188
Parkersburg, WV 26106-2188
I see. So now taxes are morally based and not econmically based?
Gee, what a great idea!
Then they can overpay. No one will stop them. But anyone who tries to tell me what my ‘moral choices’ should be had better pack a lunch and bring a hard hat.
The Federal govt does have a similar donation option on their website called pay.gov. Heck, you can even pick the agency to receive your donation, including the EPA, the Energy Department, the DOJ's Prison Bureau, etc. Some of the agencies that don't have a donation option include the Peace Corps and the Dept. of Education.
According to PJTV, they've collected approx $600,000 overall. That would cover one year of Obama's salary and the salary of his closest aid. That's all.
So what’s been keeping these idiots from just whipping out their checkbooks and writing big checks to the department of the treasury?
Maybe the wish to “make sure” that all the rich people (i.e. tax payers) pay “their fair share?”
Why don’t they proudly show their returns and the box showing they used the Clinton tax rates? Nothing stopping them.
Pray for America
I bet these people are liars.
I’m sure John Kerry and Ted Kennedy checked it in the past, if no one else.
Of course these millionaires say they want to be taxed more. Its no different than the unions that fought so hard for Obamacare. What happened? Many of the unions got waivers out of Obamacare, thus giving them an unfair advantage vs. the non union shops that have to abide by the law.
IIRC, Jeffrey Immelt has argued for higher taxes & yet his company, G.E. pays very little, if anything in taxes. I would be willing to bet that Immelt himself pays little in comparison on his personal taxes.
The point? These millionaires, while arguing for higher taxes, Im sure have been assured loopholes will be their reward for their efforts, just as w/ the unions, etc. w/ Obamacare. These liberals are soooo hypocritical & frankly transparent w/ a little research. Remember Teddy Kennedy, who while fighting ardently for windmills, wouldnt allow them in his area?
Millionaires, its time to put up or shut up. Set the example. Voluntarily pay extra without anything in return. Otherwise well have no choice, historically speaking, but to wonder what youre receiving on the back side. You virtually always do.
Then plubs, botox, and 0 ought to lead by example and donate $5 mil each, also all those other RICH dems in congress.
The United States Treasure accepts donations.
There’s NO LAW saying you CAN’T pay more!!! Please do — just keep us middle class business owners out of your STUPID IDEAS!!