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Sat Apr 27, 2013, 12:51 AM

 

Time to levey a war tax on the wealthiest, just in case they go to war. An Eisenhower tax of 91%. I

mean, last week it was war with North Korea, this week Syria, before that Iran - kind of GWB's "axis of evil", they are following the neo-con playbook, time for a tax, cuz you know they are itching to do it.

And YOU are gonna pay for it.

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Reply Time to levey a war tax on the wealthiest, just in case they go to war. An Eisenhower tax of 91%. I (Original post)
grahamhgreen Apr 2013 OP
Leslie Valley Apr 2013 #1
tarheelsunc Apr 2013 #3
Leslie Valley Apr 2013 #4
usGovOwesUs3Trillion Apr 2013 #2
grahamhgreen Apr 2013 #8
freshwest Apr 2013 #5
Alva Goldbook Apr 2013 #6
on point Apr 2013 #7
grahamhgreen Apr 2013 #9

Response to grahamhgreen (Original post)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 01:47 AM

1. The only one who can commit the USA to war is

 

The Nobel Peace prize awarded Commander in Chief.

Do you really think that the wealthiest voted for him?

How about we put the burden were it belongs?

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Response to Leslie Valley (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 01:53 AM

3. I thought Congress held that power. eom

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Response to tarheelsunc (Reply #3)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 02:07 AM

4. You will note I didn't say formally declare war

 

But under the war powers act the President can initiate military action as he sees appropriate.

At a certain point he must seek congressional approval.

In the meantime he has a half a trillion dollar overseas contingency fund to work with.

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Response to grahamhgreen (Original post)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 01:52 AM

2. We can have all the wars we want, and pay for them with our bloated SS and Medicare payouts

 

Just ask our leadership and job creators.

Put not even a single penny tax on stock transactions, got damnit!

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Response to usGovOwesUs3Trillion (Reply #2)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 12:24 PM

8. You have me thinking that every war is a financial attack on America's own people.

 

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Response to grahamhgreen (Original post)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 02:27 AM

5. That's how we got the infrastructure we still use today. It's the only just thing to do.

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Response to grahamhgreen (Original post)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 02:44 AM

6. Not that this would ever happen, since Uncle Sam is OWNED by the top 1%...

 

...but raising top marginal income taxes to 91% sounds like a DAMN fine idea to me.

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Response to grahamhgreen (Original post)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 03:25 AM

7. Let's enact a retroactive 90% to pay off the debt they already ran up

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Response to on point (Reply #7)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 12:24 PM

9. Sounds good to me!

 

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