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Matt Damon on debt limit: 'I'm so disgusted,' 'it's criminal' wealthy are not paying higher taxes
NicholasBallasy.com ^ | July 30, 2011 | Nicholas Ballasy

Posted on 08/03/2011 9:01:15 AM PDT by magellan

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To: magellan

These fools should be immediately asked to asked to make public their tax returns to ensure they are not paying their minimal tax.

They should also be asked to immediately and publicly pledge a certain portion of their WEALTH in order to be fair.


101 posted on 08/03/2011 9:40:31 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought ("The proposition that the government is always right is manifested either in corruption or benefits)
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To: magellan

102 posted on 08/03/2011 9:41:24 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation
It reminds of these hypocritical environmentalists (including Obama) flying around in corporate jets or AF#1.
103 posted on 08/03/2011 9:41:24 AM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: PapaBear3625

The majority of those making $250,000 file as Sub Chapter S. Those are the small business where most of America works.


104 posted on 08/03/2011 9:41:24 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: magellan
Damon also said those making over $250,000 per year are not job creators.

He's dumber than I thought. Many people making that do own small businesses. And they also buy more luxury items and spends more money at the theater, for dinner, clothing ect.. Ergo, more jobs, dumb donkey.

105 posted on 08/03/2011 9:41:42 AM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: cruise_missile

When their behavior isn’t consistent, you’re applying the wrong criteria.

When you consider that they are elitists, and the only reason to promote “environmentalism” is to empower the elites and impoverish the “peasants”, then it all makes sense.


106 posted on 08/03/2011 9:43:43 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: wac3rd

This turd thinks he knows better because he rote repeated a few lines in a movie directed by f@gs who had his arse like a good little pinochio who thought he was a real boy.

Damon is, well, a know it all know nothing little wuss who ought to shut the heck up. As if he knew more than those rich people! He really thinks like Zero in chief, like he is so cool or something and that it is enough.

He does not feel so perfect and pretty, and it must be all our fault. HE is a little two bit tyrant of looks like all the others, as if we had no better things to do other than listening to him and watch his idiot movies.


107 posted on 08/03/2011 9:43:53 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: magellan
Matt Damon on debt limit:

Why does anybody care about the political opinions of an entertainer that amuses them at a movie theater any more than they care about the political opinions of the butcher that grinds up their hamburger at Publix Supermaket?

108 posted on 08/03/2011 9:44:09 AM PDT by Polybius
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To: FlyVet

Exactly, you said it better than I did. I’m so mad I can’t think straight. To many of these liberals have diarrhea of the mouth and constipation of the brain.


109 posted on 08/03/2011 9:44:22 AM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: magellan

Well, Matt, get out your wallet and write a check!


110 posted on 08/03/2011 9:45:54 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: MsLady

The majority of those who benefited from the Bush Tax cuts did not spend it to create jobs. That’s because the recipient of the largest cut was the $30-40K income bracket.


111 posted on 08/03/2011 9:46:31 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: magellan
Matt, there is nothing stopping you and your greedy, wealthy Hollywood friends from sending Obamah all that money you guys are hoarding!!
112 posted on 08/03/2011 9:47:07 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: MrB

It’s like Martha in the Bible who calls on her sister to keep cleaning the house and pay no heed to Christ. She is jealous, she is not prettied up by her sister, but Christ is. She wants it all, she is a tyrant who wants to keep her sister down in perfecting things around, instead of seeing that there are other things we can be perfect about and which are worthier, like our souls, fortitudes and other better endeavors of justice which matter more.

MArtha Martha MArtha, Damon Damon Damon, they all want to be prettied up by tax payers and those paying their movie tickets.

I am boycotting Holywood from here on out.


113 posted on 08/03/2011 9:47:11 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: magellan

Damon needs to run for political office so he can be publicly humiliated.


114 posted on 08/03/2011 9:47:45 AM PDT by Blackandproud
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To: magellan

Then, Matt... out of fairness, when you and Ben fill out your joint tax return, you should surrender to the IRS the same portion of YOUR income that you think these awful millionaires and billionaires should have to pony up.


115 posted on 08/03/2011 9:47:56 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: MrB

It’s like Martha in the Bible who calls on her sister to keep cleaning the house and pay no heed to Christ. She is jealous, she is not prettied up by her sister, but Christ is. She wants it all, she is a tyrant who wants to keep her sister down in perfecting things around, instead of seeing that there are other things we can be perfect about and which are worthier, like our souls, fortitudes and other better endeavors of justice which matter more.

MArtha Martha MArtha, Damon Damon Damon, they all want to be prettied up by tax payers and those paying their movie tickets.

I am boycotting Holywood from here on out.

They all think they are in this cult of “pretty me Venus” and worthy of it. Ah! They are not demigods, let alone gods.


116 posted on 08/03/2011 9:47:58 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: magellan

Is matt damon paying more to the federal government? not his own volunteer BS, but to the IRS voluntary federal government payment.

Anyone who makes these bonehead statments should be forced to answer if they have given 80% of their money DIRECTLY to the fed.


117 posted on 08/03/2011 9:47:59 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: magellan
Seriously, liberals live in an alternate universe!!!!

HELLO!!!! the rich pay ALL the freaking taxes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nearly 50% of the population pays NOTHING!!!! the bottom 50% not the top!

sheeesh!

how do you argue with morons!!!!!!

118 posted on 08/03/2011 9:50:24 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: flatfish

Isn’t he the same dumbass who saw a parody of Palin on some blog and actually thought she believed dinosaurs roamed the Earth 6000 years ago, and that she had tried to ban books.


119 posted on 08/03/2011 9:50:38 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Soothesayer9

Team America reference. Yes, he is a F.A.G.


120 posted on 08/03/2011 9:51:57 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: magellan
Damon Douchebag....
121 posted on 08/03/2011 9:52:41 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Soothesayer9

F.A.G = Film Actors Guild


122 posted on 08/03/2011 9:53:36 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: max americana
I liked Saving Private Ryan. He was just one of the (very talented) ensemble in it, though.

Haven't seen him in much else. I caught one of the "Bourne" movies in the theater and it gave me a headache.

Matt Damon really, really wishes that he could be an A-List actor, but the fact of the matter is, he's just not talented enough to carry a movie by himself.

123 posted on 08/03/2011 9:53:36 AM PDT by wbill
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To: yup2394871293

Someone in the news did research this. I guess he is a donor for certain charities. Good for him. It is HIS choice of charity and the amount HE wants to contribute.

HERE’S the problem:

Charity donations are just THAT...voluntary gifts to a charity of YOUR CHOICE!!! We control how much we give. We know where it goes and how it is used. ALL Americans do THIS routinely and always HAVE.

A L W A Y S!!

We resent this spoiled, overpaid, ignorant Hollywood puppy calling us greedy and uncaring.

Liberals demand money (MORE MONEY ALL THE TIME) in addition to the voluntary personal and private donations made by Americans in their usual charity donations. Liberals call these ever increasing ‘taxes’ equitable, compassionate and necessary measures to help the less fortunate. The Liberals take this from us and ‘administer’ the benefits to groups and individuals OF THEIR CHOICE AT THEIR OWN DISCRETION.

It’s the double whammy for American workers.

• We are coerced, under pain of litigation, by the Fed. to pay for the groups THEY choose, at a level THEY determine is needed-with no proper or demonstrated accountability for money spent
• We are constantly demonized and insulted if we expect of ask for accountability or challenge the gov. demand for ever more money

At what point do American workers get to keep what they earn?


124 posted on 08/03/2011 9:54:34 AM PDT by SMARTY (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: wbill

I liked him in Team America.


125 posted on 08/03/2011 9:56:26 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: magellan

Matt(el) Damon has a string in his back. Pull it and he says something stupid.


126 posted on 08/03/2011 9:56:54 AM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: magellan
Comrade, a house that large could hold many families
127 posted on 08/03/2011 9:57:07 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: wbill
Matt Damon really, really wishes that he could be an A-List actor, but the fact of the matter is, he's just not talented enough to carry a movie by himself.

And he, like so many has-beens, never-weres and perennial wannabes, resorts to inane political commentary to buy himself some attention.

128 posted on 08/03/2011 9:57:52 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: magellan

Another great example of our public education system!


129 posted on 08/03/2011 9:58:10 AM PDT by clove (God, Family and Country, the truth will live!)
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To: jospehm20
LOL! Yeah, he was pretty good in that one.

"The Departed" was a pretty good flick, too. Again - he was just a part of the ensemble, though.

Mrs WBill dragged me to see "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (a Matt Damon Vehicle) about a hundred years ago. I still remember it, only because of how excruciating it was to watch.

130 posted on 08/03/2011 9:59:20 AM PDT by wbill
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To: magellan

Shut up Matt. We know you’re a Progressive (albeit a highly ignorant one) and enjoy the demise of a nation; so, shut up and cash your checks, make your movies and if we, perchance, see one we’ll know you’re a traitorous rat.


131 posted on 08/03/2011 9:59:41 AM PDT by IbJensen (God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made politicians.)
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To: magellan

He’s got money. Doesn’t he know we can be led but not pushed?

Lead the way, oh great Matt Damon. Show us by example how you finance this regime with your fortunes. Lead us by example; don’t pull a U2. The IRS will not stop you from sending more taxes than you’re assessed, Mr. Damon; tell them to take everything you have over $250,000 and really get the ball rolling in Hollywood.


132 posted on 08/03/2011 10:00:48 AM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: ScottinVA
good point. Wonder if he has a movie coming out? No such thing as bad publicity.

Conservatives make a safe target. They likely won't see his movies anyway, and it doesn't lose him any acting gigs.

133 posted on 08/03/2011 10:00:58 AM PDT by wbill
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To: jospehm20

I don’t know if he’s a fag, but he’s no doubt a queer. He played the Talented Mr. Ripley most professionally, which shouldn’t be surprising knowing that he is, indeed, a fag.


134 posted on 08/03/2011 10:03:14 AM PDT by IbJensen (God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made politicians.)
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To: magellan
His movies will never be seen in my home... he is a traitor and a commie loving marxist. Why doesn't someone ask him why he doesn't donate 50% of all of his income to his beloved kenyan fag pres**ent?

LLS

135 posted on 08/03/2011 10:05:05 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (juan mccain certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: KosmicKitty
Comrade, a house that large could hold many families


136 posted on 08/03/2011 10:05:16 AM PDT by dfwgator
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137 posted on 08/03/2011 10:07:47 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: Darksheare
"Matt Damon is only okay with OTHERS paying higher taxes, not himself."

Does Damon pay much in taxes? Or, has he sheltered most of his income?

Hey Damon! Are you poor?

138 posted on 08/03/2011 10:08:23 AM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: magellan
This guy is not only an idiot , he lives in a self made fantasy world. Easily manipulated ignoramus with a big mouth=Matt Damon.
139 posted on 08/03/2011 10:09:24 AM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: Paladin2
Damon has had some sort of Marxist brainwashing treatment applied. Sort of like in the movie.

Exactly right...

We got into it with a liberal Sat. night at a family get-together. It was like talking to Pelosi or Reid.

Too many liberals out there, and I know a bunch of them.

140 posted on 08/03/2011 10:09:34 AM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: magellan
Somewhere a village has lost its idiot.

The semi-hysteric tone of his comments, suggests that his Leftist slant is compulsion driven. In other words, we have a spoiled neurotic seeking to prove his worth by espousing his egalitarian fanaticism with a bit of added zest. You can be virtually certain that he could not explain how his premises--a make believe world of Lenin's useful idiots or Keynes' fools, in which the successful only get that way by exploiting the unsuccessful--actually support his conclusions.

The bottom line is that not only are those premises false; not only do they promote great mischief in society in general; but no one but demagogues & scoundrels benefits from what they advocate.

See Egalitarian Collectivism Sabotages Human Potential. By the way, would anyone consider it tolerable if a wealthy neighbor offered to pay your son or daughter, not to work; not to marry; not to try to excel! That is what egalitarian demagogues like Obama offer to American families.

Enough is enough.

William Flax

141 posted on 08/03/2011 10:09:46 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: max americana
That’s why I never even watched any of his movies since Bourne 1...
Damn proud of it. Even if it was available for download on torrent, I wouldn’t waste my bandwidth on this scumbag.

Exactly. I did watch Bourne 2, but that was it for me and my honey. If his name is even attached to a film, we move on.

142 posted on 08/03/2011 10:12:58 AM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: magellan

Does ole Matty volunteer to pay the higher MA income tax bracket?


143 posted on 08/03/2011 10:13:02 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Perry/Bachmann 2012 - they can share hair care products.)
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To: YHAOS

He’s probably sheltered his money OR pulled a John Kerry/Tim Geithner/Al Sharpton with his taxes.


144 posted on 08/03/2011 10:14:08 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: magellan

I’ve never been hired for a job by a poor person or company.


145 posted on 08/03/2011 10:16:08 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Government borrowing is Taxation without Representation)
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To: Future Snake Eater
That's an excellent rebuttal, which he and those like him will always ignore.

The big (not so) secret is that Matt Damon doesn't want the government to confiscate more money from him, he wants the government to steal money from other people.

He feels guilty about the wealthy world he moves through, but not guilty enough to actually give away his membership in that wonderful club.

146 posted on 08/03/2011 10:20:17 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

“Don’t tax you, don’t tax me, tax that guy behind the tree.”


147 posted on 08/03/2011 10:21:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: jospehm20

How many accountants does this moron hire? And to do what?


148 posted on 08/03/2011 10:23:23 AM PDT by DPMD (~)
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To: magellan
He continued, "It's criminal that like, you know, so little is asked of people who are getting so much, I mean, I don't mind paying more. I really don't mind paying more taxes. I'd rather pay for taxes than cut like 'Reading is Fundamental' or 'Head Start' or some of these programs that are really helping kids. I mean, why not? This is the greatest country in the world. Is it that much worse if you pay 6 percent more in taxes? Give me a break. You know, look at what you get for it. You get to be American."
149 posted on 08/03/2011 10:25:09 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: dfwgator

I wonder how much Matt Damon has in overseas banks and other tax shelters....


150 posted on 08/03/2011 10:26:13 AM PDT by GraceG
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