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Class Warfare!!

The mega rich say that the Buffett rule states that millionaires should have a higher tax rate than the middle class. Actually, that's NOT what it says. The Buffet rule actually says that no household making over $1 million annually should pay a smaller share of its income in taxes than middle-class families. So why are many politicians crying class warfare? Because they are greedy. The Buffet rule would simply raise their taxes to be proportionately equal to their middle class constituants! How unnerving that must be for them, the poor dears. Lol!!

The president calls it "basic math," and I call it common sense: Millionaires and billionaires should pay their fair share to help us balance the budget and create jobs. We can't put it all on the backs of working families who are struggling to get by during these tough economic times.

But the influence of big corporations and the super rich is strong in Congress, and several senators - including Democratic ones - are already opposing this crucial effort.

The middle class has already paid plenty with declining wages, falling house prices, falling 401k's and pension plans, 9% unemployment, millions without healthcare, millions living in poverty. Don't let the super committee balance the budget on the breaking back of the poor and the middle class.

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Why can't we all just get

Why can't we all just get along, and follow the Ron Paul rule instead: Everybody pays the same tax rate. Fixed at zero percent. Problem solved, once and for all. It even falls under the "Buffet rule."

Of course, then we wouldn't need a bunch of busybody politicians and bureaucrats, robbing us blind to pay themselves handsomely for harassing us.

"Only The Super Rich Can Save Us"

"Only The Super Rich Can save Us", http://onlythesuperrich.org/ is a great utopia told by an, "Unreasonable Man", http://www.anunreasonableman.com/ Ralph Nader, who would completely agree with your "Class Warfare!!" title. There is also the UN Agenda for the Twentyfirst Century: Sustainable Development http://www.un.org/esa/dsd/agenda21/

The rich have made war on middle/lower class for decades.

The middle class thinks they are soooo much better than the lower class that they follow the wealthy elitists example, and also war on the lower class. The lower class has nothing left to be stolen, and even the meekest of animals will turn and fight when cornered.

Why not the first $12,000 of income tax free ( so people can run a household ) then a straight 10% for everyone. But no breaks or credits or exceptions.

It's the way Obama did it that makes it class warfare.

If obama just simply said lets raise the taxes on the rich to level the playing field that would be one thing, but that's not what he did. He took the elderly (medicaid) hostage for ransom at the expense of the rich. If that's not class warfare I don't know what is! Another thing... why is it ok for our governemtn to spend like wild banshees and then make anyone foot the bill? Should we continue to allow our government to borrow from China and pickpocket americans in order to continue to enable them to do as they have been? What really needs to happen is the problem needs to be addressed at its root. They are the problem... not our unwillingness to do our share. Truth be told the only reason why they even operate is because we do our share. The problem is they are out of control and need to be reigned back in.


Daniel Fortune

I know not course others may take, but as for me, give me Liberty, or give me Death! ~Patrick Henry