Ask how Chris Dodd suddenly became the president of the Motion Picture Association. Or why I won't watch the Oscars. Again. Hollywood hypocrites.
posted on 02/23/2013 6:58:05 AM PST
Taxes are only for the masses. Hollywood needs all the tax breaks they can get.
posted on 02/23/2013 7:02:24 AM PST
My advice? Quit going to the movies. If a film is good, it’ll ALWAYS be good no matter when you see it. I borrow DVDs from my library; my confiscated TAX DOLLARS are paying for it, anyway!
Yep. I’m still a part of the problem, but to a lesser extent. :)
posted on 02/23/2013 7:12:59 AM PST
by Diana in Wisconsin
(I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
I am sure that the Hollywood lefties use every tax dodge they can to avoid paying those high taxes and I am betting that many will claim one of their second homes in low tax states as a primary residence as California ratchets up their tax rates.
a flat percentage, above a defined poverty line, is the same for everyone. no favoritism.
define the poverty line at $20k. you make $50k, you have to pay 20% on the $30k... or $6000.
make $500k ... you owe 20% of $480k ... or $96k
doing the math for the country:
individual income per capita: $41,560
estimated US population: 310m
US total income: $12.883 trillion
number of workers: 140m
poverty allowance: $20k
total poverty allowance: $2.8 trillion
taxable income: $10.083 trillion
at 20%, total tax revenue: $2.016 trillion
this is almost exactly the amount brought in now... but removes the class warfare possibility. this is what ‘fair’ actually looks like.
*per capita income: http://bber.unm.edu/econ/us-pci.htm
*definition of per capita: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per_capita_income
posted on 02/23/2013 9:36:22 AM PST
(fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
Hollywood is the propaganda arm of the regime. You and I will never know how much taxes these cretans pay
posted on 02/23/2013 9:46:34 AM PST
by ronnie raygun
(Lexington and Concord Americans experience thier first gun grab attempt)
The House Republicans should attach an amendment to *every single* bill voted upon providing for a line to be placed on all Federal tax forms...1040,1040EZ,etc....giving taxpayers the option of donating a sum of money to the US Treasury *over and above* what they're required by law to pay.Massachusetts has had such a line on its tax forms for years and I read a few years ago that something like 200 returns (in a state of 6 million people) check the box in a typical year.
posted on 02/23/2013 9:48:34 AM PST
by Gay State Conservative
("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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