Skip to comments.#My52k vs. #My2k
Posted on 11/28/2012 10:30:11 AM PST by CriticalThinking
In response to President's #My2K Hashtag twitter request (estimated increase in taxes for middle class), I recommend instead we all twitter with the Hashtag #My52k - the amount every grandparent, parent, and child individually owes on the national debt. Republicans should offer no new revenue without a capitulation on spending.
Please make this viral....
The problem is, there is a high percentage of the 47% who don’t care how much the per-person debt is, because their entire future is planned around receiving, not paying.
You are right to make this an issue (I don’t twitter or whatever it is). I think the GOP made a mistake (among many) by not making the debt per person or per household a much bigger issue in the campaign.
you are correct. the 47% will pay NOTHING
of course, those stats are misleading. it’s 47% of those filing taxes... NOT 47% of the population.
if you actually did the math:
debt: $16.3 trillion
US taxpayers: ~ 140m
number of taxpayers not paying (47%): 65.8m
number of taxpayers actually paying (53%): 74.2m
cost per person actually working to pay the debt:
How many Medicare Advantage users who previously had a PPO for $0 now have to pay $70 per month to get the same thing? $70 pm = $840 per year.
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