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This isn't fair - Top 20% of Americans Will Pay 87% of Income Tax

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Emperor of Kingwood --- 2 years ago -

For 2018, households in the top 20% will have income of about $150,000 or more and 52% of total income, about the same as in 2017. But they will pay about 87% of income taxes, up from about 84% last year.

Wall Street Journal 

Not KU --- 2 years ago -

Looks like your the minority on who cares about the top percent. bob

They should prob pay more.
Lets talk about how America has been suckered into voting for Trump. Lets talk about how many cabinet members have either quit, or fired or under indictment. hahahaha
Lets talk about how the republican party is going down in 2018 and 2020.

Lets finally admit how the republican party no longer represents regular people, but corporations instead.

Suckered. bob, you the bobbettes are a card carrying members of that club.

congrats. 

trailwoodmom --- 2 years ago -

Markster - "They should pay more" ??? How old are you, 15? That's the 

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 2 years ago -

Lets talk about delusion that can't even acknowledge the facts. It's what we deal with, small brains and big mouths.

a flat tax would be FAIR. Bc fair has a real definition, AND that can't be argued with emotions no matter how much you scream. Lol 

AwesomeTattooedDragon --- 2 years ago -

markie, do you really believe that people making $150,000. per year are rich? Why should they pay your portion of your taxes? 

Not KU --- 2 years ago -

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 5 min ago - quote - hide comments

Lets talk about delusion that can't even acknowledge the facts. It's what we deal with, small brains and big mouths.


Why are you a mod? Big mouths w/single minded opinions have no place in moderating an otherwise civil discussion. Must be an ego thing.

Feel free to go ice yourself. Take that silly old dragon w/you 

SoupIsGoodFood --- 2 years ago -

This is what an 8th grade education gets you. Gigs at an ice house in Huffman. 

Not KU --- 2 years ago -

SoupIsGoodFood --- 2 min ago - quote - hide comments

This is what an 8th grade education gets you.


Yeah...The in-ability to stay on topic 

jackass --- 2 years ago -

It?s trumps economy....weren?t those tax cuts good enough?? 

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 2 years ago -

"
Why are you a mod? Big mouths w/single minded opinions have no place in moderating an otherwise civil discussion. Must be an ego thing.

Feel free to go ice yourself. Take that silly old dragon w/you "





YOU came on here and with insults. Why are you a poster?? LOL 

Not KU --- 2 years ago -

.weren?t those tax cuts good enough??

No!...They are temporary for you and me. Permanent for Corporations. Why is that cool? 

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 2 years ago -

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SoupIsGoodFood --- 2 min ago - quote - hide comments

This is what an 8th grade education gets you.

Yeah...The in-ability to stay on topic






Your post had nothing to do with the topic. LOL 

Not KU --- 2 years ago -

Your post had nothing to do with the topic. LOL
Neither did yours...and your a mod...why? 

SoupIsGoodFood --- 2 years ago -

No!...They are temporary for you and me. Permanent for Corporations. Why is that cool?

LOL....... you do understand that tax laws can be changed? Don't you think the next time a Democrat is in office he/she isn't going to tax EVERYONE to the hilt?

Taxes will go up for you, me, and the corporations. 

Not KU --- 2 years ago -

LOL....... you do understand that tax laws can be changed?

I do... Thats why I stated the top % should pay more. Then the fireworks started. 

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 2 years ago -

The top percent DO pay more. So there's that. Lmao 

Prolix Raconteur --- 2 years ago -

No!...They are temporary for you and me.

I'll try to make this as simple as possible. They are for 10 YEARS!!! (slightly more than "temporary" which is your Rachel Maddow talking point). And Pelosi already stated if the Dems take the house back in 2018 they're going to work on dismantling the new tax code.

It was never going to last 10 years anyway. As soon as some dems get back in control they'll be taxing you an I like crazy. It's their M.O.

Mark likes paying high taxes. 

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 2 years ago -

"Then the fireworks started"




NO, they started when you went off topic, accused people of being "suckered" and insulted people. Maybe you should learn how to make a comment without insulting people with comments that don't even apply to topics. 

AwesomeTattooedDragon --- 2 years ago -

Prolix, you have to earn to pay taxes. He's not worried. 

Prolix Raconteur --- 2 years ago -

LOL I guess EBT cards and "disability" payments aren't affected.. 

Not KU --- 2 years ago -

As soon as some dems get back in control they'll be taxing you an I like crazy. It's their M.O.

Or the top %. The redistribution of wealth needs to go back to the middle class. Trickle down is BS and has proven to be so.
Hopefully PR can get her money back on that crystal ball.

As to what "Mark likes",,,,your clueless. 

jackass --- 2 years ago -

But why gripe now? I thought the stable genius got it right? Emp is doubting it...none of us are billionaires so we live in the present. How can this be??? 

AwesomeTattooedDragon --- 2 years ago -

Can you claim disability if you've never worked? 

Not KU --- 2 years ago -

AwesomeTattooedDragon --- 2 min ago - quote - hide comments

Prolix, you have to earn to pay taxes. He's not worried.
Prolix Raconteur --- 1 min ago - quote - hide comments

LOL I guess EBT cards and "disability" payments aren't affected..


FYI 

Joe Blow --- 2 years ago -

I don't know if your statistics are factual but of course it is fair. If the top 20% are grabbing all the income, they deserve to pay the FN taxes.

Oh wait, I forgot you would rather make those that have nothing IE: the poor pay. 

SoupIsGoodFood --- 2 years ago -

Mark likes paying high taxes.

You have to earn a certain level of income before you pay taxes.

I can't imagine he's ever paid taxes. 

SoupIsGoodFood --- 2 years ago -

I don't know if your statistics are factual

They are...... and you know it. 

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 2 years ago -

"I don't know if your statistics are factual but of course it is fair. If the top 20% are grabbing all the income"




See, this where the delusion is. DEFINE "grabbing?"

You mean earning, working, and doing a job? Or for the employers, RISKING money by starting a business? What? Bc "grabbing" sounds like robbing a bank, lol.

People are free to get rich if they so desire and can make it happen. They didn't get that way playing on FB all day...or working at Mickey D's when they could have gone to community college almost free to better themselves.


Flat tax is fair. Try not to cry. 

jackass --- 2 years ago -

I can't imagine he's ever paid taxes.


I really can?t imagine you have paid much either...unless the ticket scalping industry has taken off. 

Joe Blow --- 2 years ago -

See, this where the delusion is. DEFINE "grabbing?"

You mean earning, working, and doing a job?




NO. Only someone without a grasp of the income inequality in this nation would ask such a stupid question.

Let's take a look at how the corporate executives get paid. They have overly inflated salaries in relation to the AVERAGE of ALL who work below them. They then get millions in bonuses while everyone below rarely gest a raise these days. 

Emperor of Kingwood --- 2 years ago -

Let's take a look at how the corporate executives get paid. They have overly inflated salaries in relation to the AVERAGE of ALL who work below them. They then get millions in bonuses while everyone below rarely gest a raise these days.

So. They are the ones with the education and leadership experience that delivers results. 

jackass --- 2 years ago -

Then they should be fine to pay what trump thinks they should, right? Didn?t the tax cut give them enough of a break? I saw all the cheering going on...what?s wrong now? 

SoupIsGoodFood --- 2 years ago -

I really can?t imagine you have paid much either...unless the ticket scalping industry has taken off.

I pay quarterly.

Ticket scalping? LOL......... 

SagaciousSighFiGurl (Mod) --- 2 years ago -

?NO. Only someone without a grasp of the income inequality in this nation would ask such a stupid question.?


OR maybe someone who isn?t using the proper terminology (grabbing insinuates anything BUT earnings, lol) and is uber emo needs to calm down.

Corporate execs are greedy. Life is hard. Start your own Corp and pay your janitors the same as managers. Then get back with us. K? 

SoupIsGoodFood --- 2 years ago -

LOL.......... 

Emperor of Kingwood --- 2 years ago -

...without a grasp of the income inequality in this nation ...

So you believe everyone should be paid the same regardless of education, experience, talent and work ethic? 

Emperor of Kingwood --- 2 years ago -

Start your own Corp

LOL, right. He can't even start a lawn mower. 

SoupIsGoodFood --- 2 years ago -

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA 

Not KU --- 2 years ago -

..without a grasp of the income inequality in this nation ...

So you believe everyone should be paid the same regardless of education, experience, talent and work ethic?


What an ignorant thing to reply with. Not surprised, considering the source. Two key words bob...(Income inequality)
Google it. 

Butterbean --- 2 years ago -

A much better look at who pays what:

Who pays taxes

This data is from 2012 and the recession prior. Compare it to todays stuff. 

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