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Shock Poll: 69 Percent of Young People Favor Universal Tax Cuts
Fox News ^ | 7/16/12 | Ron Meyer, Young America's Foundation

Posted on 07/17/2012 10:13:06 AM PDT by listenhillary

Young Americans love tax cuts--even for the wildly successful. A new McClatchy-Marist poll revealed 69 percent of young people (ages 18-29) favor tax cuts for all Americans, while only 29 percent oppose. The wealth redistribution and "fairness" rhetoric coming from both academia and the Obama administration seems to be failing. Young Americans like financial and personal freedom. And, maybe they like jobs too. Private sector businesses--not the federal government--employ young people, and every government spending stimulus has led to economic stagnation for America's youth. In contrast, the Kennedy, Reagan, and Bush tax cuts led to nearly immediate job growth for young Americans.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; generationy; taxcuts; youthvote

1 posted on 07/17/2012 10:13:14 AM PDT by listenhillary
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To: listenhillary

they are too young to know what life and taxes are all about. Give them a few years scratching out a living in the real world and the numbers will be reversed, IMO.


2 posted on 07/17/2012 10:21:27 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: elpadre

Your reply left me scratching my head.


3 posted on 07/17/2012 10:24:16 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary

FLAT TAX!

10% across the board- no exceptions

government workers DO NOT pay taxes, since they are paid FROM taxes

and the government MUST balance the budget with only the funds raised through this tax, and apply 10% towards back dept or saved for future

... there, anything else I can solve?


4 posted on 07/17/2012 10:24:16 AM PDT by Mr. K (sorry for typos - fat-fingers+small laptop keyboard+bad eyesight)
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To: listenhillary

I don’t know how the kids do it, but with all the propaganda they are exposed to, they still get things right more often than I would expect them to.

The one lesson the Democrats can’t spin, is the one taught when kids see their first paycheck.

“I only get to take home that?”

Yep, welcome to the grim Democrat reality... Now, if you like what this take home looks like, vote for Democrats the rest of your life.


5 posted on 07/17/2012 10:24:22 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: DoughtyOne

“is the one taught when kids see their first paycheck.”

Who is this “FICA” and why are they taking money out of my check?


6 posted on 07/17/2012 10:26:01 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: elpadre

Huh?


7 posted on 07/17/2012 10:29:40 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: elpadre

Huh? It seems your understanding of the content of this article is much different than mine.

You might want to take another look at it....


8 posted on 07/17/2012 10:30:13 AM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: listenhillary

Yeah, me too


9 posted on 07/17/2012 10:31:03 AM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: Gator113

you are right - I read it quickly and got the idea they loved paying taxes.


10 posted on 07/17/2012 10:33:00 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Gator113

you are right - I read it quickly and got the idea they loved paying taxes.


11 posted on 07/17/2012 10:33:10 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: listenhillary

I just read it too quickly, to much chatter going on around me - see post #11


12 posted on 07/17/2012 10:35:08 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: listenhillary

When my son saw his first check, he couldn’t believe how much of it was taken before he got a dime. He had already figured out how many hours he worked times his pay rate and was expecting much more.

My response was, “Welcome to reality. Now, you can impact whether these deductions get bigger or smaller, by watching who advocates for raising them and who advocates for reducing them. Support those who advocate for reducing them.”

I could have spent a decade trying to talk sense into him. That first paycheck did the job for me. Love it!


13 posted on 07/17/2012 10:35:48 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: elpadre

I’ve done that.

Sometimes I need to read twice, post once. ;)


14 posted on 07/17/2012 10:36:18 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Mr. K

Why should we continue to pay an income tax? How is it good to penalize people for success? Why should people give a tenth of their earnings to pay for the federal leviathan at its current size?

This makes no sense from a Conservative standpoint.


15 posted on 07/17/2012 10:37:25 AM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: listenhillary
There was an episode of Friends in which Rachel has to get a job; when she gets her first paycheck, she excitedly opens the envelope. Her face falls, and she blurts out "who's FICA?"
16 posted on 07/17/2012 10:49:16 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Steely Tom

“The government do take a bite, don’t she?”


17 posted on 07/17/2012 10:54:13 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: elpadre

LOL... I do it all the time.


18 posted on 07/17/2012 11:06:45 AM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: listenhillary
Pop quiz: does a store that wants to raise revenue
a) hike their prices and drive away its customers or
b) lower their prices by holding a sale and get higher revenue through increased sales volume?

Why can't we use that analogy to educate the public?

19 posted on 07/17/2012 11:08:50 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Steyn: "One can argue about whose fault it is, but not ... whose responsibility it is: it's his")
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To: elpadre

Huh? Why would anybody want more taxes?

The thing is that they have also got to want small government, which I doubt most of them do.


20 posted on 07/17/2012 12:08:06 PM PDT by livius
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To: NonValueAdded

gotta be careful with that one - I’ve known a lot of people who think that you can make up a negative margin through volume...it is fun to watch the dimmer switch move around the dial though as the process of comprehension works through the dark alleyways.


21 posted on 07/17/2012 12:10:37 PM PDT by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: DoughtyOne

“I only get to take home that?””

My daughter got her first check, looked at me and asked what all the deductions meant.

After I told her, she got a volunteer job in our congressman’s district.


22 posted on 07/17/2012 12:44:52 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: reed13k

yah, you lose a nickel on each item so the plan is to make up the deficit on volume. Obviously you don’t cut pries willy-nilly. But back to taxes, there are many examples of when taxes went up, revenue went down and vice versa.


23 posted on 07/17/2012 2:58:10 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Steyn: "One can argue about whose fault it is, but not ... whose responsibility it is: it's his")
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To: listenhillary

It is the sad truth of the matter, the group that government mandates, taxes, and debt all hurt the most are the young & least experienced.

They dangle student loans before us as if its a government give away but really as the forefathers said its little more than a set of chains with-which to enslave ourselves.

Leftist Like Obama and statist like some RINO’s in Washington are gambling upon our intellectual nativity(IE inexperience) to take advantage of us. This tactic is in truth nothing more than attacking defenseless children.

They know they can’t win with our parents the older more
experience generation. So they target us instead their children. Its sick when you think about it.


24 posted on 07/17/2012 3:08:07 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: DoughtyOne
I could have spent a decade trying to talk sense into him. That first paycheck did the job for me.

Heh. He was mugged by reality!

25 posted on 07/17/2012 10:21:26 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: SuziQ

Exactly! ;^)


26 posted on 07/18/2012 9:56:18 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Well, that’s one way to cut down on the deductions. ;^)


27 posted on 07/18/2012 10:01:46 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: DoughtyOne
I don’t know how the kids do it, but with all the propaganda they are exposed to, they still get things right more often than I would expect them to.

When I was 21 I thought the federal reserve was part of
our government..
because of the internet a lot more people know this isn't true..

ps that's why obama want control of the internet

28 posted on 07/18/2012 10:04:12 AM PDT by freedommom
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