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Democrats are now the party of the rich so why not tax the rich?
Washington examiner ^ | 12/3/2017 | Steven Moore

Posted on 12/05/2017 9:05:47 AM PST by amnestynone

Democrats represent nineteen of the twenty-five congressional districts with the highest median income. The remaining six seats held by Republicans are all swing districts being targeted by the Democrats in 2018. This is not surprising, since these twenty-five districts gave Hillary Clinton 62.6 percent of the vote on average – 14 percentage points more than her share of the national vote.

In contrast, Republicans hold 59 percent of the middle class congressional seats, as middle class is defined by the Pew Research Center. Republicans also hold 44 percent of the lowest-income congressional seats.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: taxes
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Since these chamber of Commerce rinos cannot get any Conservative reform passed unless it benefits the same, then they along with their even wealthier and more powerful globalist, open borders crowd should just ay the taxes.
1 posted on 12/05/2017 9:05:47 AM PST by amnestynone
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To: amnestynone

Democrats are the Party of America’s state-connected, influence peddling oligarchs and financiers.


2 posted on 12/05/2017 9:10:35 AM PST by PGR88
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To: amnestynone

There is no reason that taxpayers from more responsible states should subsidize the Marxist policies of liberal stares.


3 posted on 12/05/2017 9:10:44 AM PST by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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To: G Larry

STATES!


4 posted on 12/05/2017 9:11:18 AM PST by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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To: amnestynone
Because they are making their money from long term capital gains, stocks (insider trading). It doesnt get taxed like income.

5 posted on 12/05/2017 9:14:25 AM PST by Democrats hate too much
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To: amnestynone

We’re in a political war. As such, I’m for whatever political policies target and punish progressives as much as humanly possible. This doesn’t mean I don’t support Burkean conservatism. It means that I recognize that you cannot have a functional republic with people who reject all the tenets of it.


6 posted on 12/05/2017 9:19:42 AM PST by MountainWalker
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To: amnestynone

Democrats will fight tooth and nail to keep the MID - used nearly only by the wealthy.

Democrats will fight tooth and nail to keep the Cadillac Tax provision of Obamacare which will crush the middle class.

It is going to be a landslide...even without the democrat sexual assault and rape scandals.


7 posted on 12/05/2017 9:24:52 AM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: amnestynone

I am old enough to remember when the GOP was painted as the country club, lawyer, professional, millionaire crowd (a.k.a “the rich”) and the democrats were the blue collar “working man”.

Today, that paradigm has flipped. Yet the same old political saws are used as if the Dems are the financially oppressed


8 posted on 12/05/2017 9:26:29 AM PST by llevrok (Swamp nothing! Give Washington DC an enema !)
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To: PGR88

Lies die hard


9 posted on 12/05/2017 9:28:30 AM PST by SMARTY ("Nearly all men can stand adversity...to test a man's character, give him power." A. Lincoln)
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To: amnestynone

For later...


10 posted on 12/05/2017 9:29:31 AM PST by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: amnestynone

If Dems really want to practice what they preach, why aren’t they clamoring for a WEALTH TAX...?


11 posted on 12/05/2017 9:30:33 AM PST by mewzilla (Was Obama surveilling John Roberts? Might explain a lot.)
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To: G Larry

And those liberal states you harp on about must also then subsidize the poorer states because they carry a much heavier tax burden at the federal level and actually pull less at the fed level than states that do not pony up as much

This goes both ways and this is an abysmal tax bill


12 posted on 12/05/2017 9:31:47 AM PST by Jarhead9297
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To: Jarhead9297

That is a function of population, not tax rates.


13 posted on 12/05/2017 9:33:30 AM PST by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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To: G Larry

If I knew how to post images I’d post two right now that would floor you in the states that receive the most federal money and those that pay the most in federal taxes. These are rates information


14 posted on 12/05/2017 9:36:08 AM PST by Jarhead9297
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To: G Larry

I love it. The rich support the rats so I say ph—k them.


15 posted on 12/05/2017 9:36:20 AM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Stalin loved class warfare as well.


16 posted on 12/05/2017 9:38:42 AM PST by Jarhead9297
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To: amnestynone

How about we quit the Karl Marx class warfare on “the rich”.


17 posted on 12/05/2017 9:40:36 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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“Stalin loved class warfare as well.”

So do the Democrats and it is only fair that they pay for it.


18 posted on 12/05/2017 9:42:01 AM PST by amnestynone (We are asked by people who do not tolerate us to tolerate the intolerable in the name of tolerance.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“How about we quit the Karl Marx class warfare on “the ric

How about the rich globalists and their rino allies quit the war on us!


19 posted on 12/05/2017 9:43:49 AM PST by amnestynone (We are asked by people who do not tolerate us to tolerate the intolerable in the name of tolerance.)
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The ‘Rats are the party of the very rich and the very poor. And they’ve done an incredibly evil job of convincing the poor that the Republicans are still and always have been the party of the rich.

The “poor Dems” are so easily scammed.


20 posted on 12/05/2017 9:44:01 AM PST by Perseverando (For Progressives, Islamonazis & other Totalitarians: It's all about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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