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Small Businesses Across the Country Say, 'We're Not Hiring'

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by mandym, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. mandym

    mandym New Member

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    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/08/0...usinesses-across-country-say-were-not-hiring/
     
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    There will be no economic recovery until Obama is fired.

    Period
     
  3. billwald

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    There will be no economic recovery. We are now an economic 3rd world nation. Sort of like a Cuba with the H-bomb and missiles.

    You all still say that small businesses generate most new jobs and thus deserve special tax breaks for billionaires?
     
  4. mandym

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    Why do billionaires need to be taxed any heavier than anyone else?
     
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    How did you make this jump from "small businesses" to "billionaires" in a single sentence?
     
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    >Why do billionaires need to be taxed any heavier than anyone else?

    Because the jump from $200K to $2 million to $20 million . . . is not a linear function.

    >How did you make this jump from "small businesses" to "billionaires" in a single sentence?

    Because people on this list think that billionaires "deserve" to pay the same tax rate as small business owners, not understanding that billionaires pay a much lower tax rate than small business owners.
     
  7. mandym

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    And?

    >How did you make this jump from "small businesses" to "billionaires" in a single sentence?

    Source please
     
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    Nice spin, bub.

    But that's not what you said.

    Your statement implied that small businesses owners are billionaires.

    How would "small businesses generate most new jobs and thus deserve special tax breaks for billionaires" make any sense if your meaning was not that small business owners are billionaires?
     
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  9. billwald

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    http://www.farmcpatoday.com/2011/02/08/capital-gains-tax-rates-for-2011/

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_gains_tax_in_the_United_States

    Only day traders and other "flippers" would have short term capital gains. Median income pays a 25% marginal tax rate while the the guy who has a million in capital gains pays 15%. Muni bonds and such are tax exempt.

    >Your statement implied that small businesses owners are billionaires.

    No, read it again. Says nothing about small business owners being billionaires.
     
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    I think that perhaps you are the one that needs to read it again.

    "You all still say that small businesses generate most new jobs and thus deserve special tax breaks for billionaires?"

    Unless you are saying that small business owners are billionaires, what possible sense does it mean to use the word "thus".

    How exactly does a non-billioniare business owner "thus deserve special tax breaks for billionaires"?
     
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    Bill didn't mean what you are trying to make his statement say. He said as much. Perhaps he could have worded his statement better, but he made it clear that you are mistaken. Give it a rest!
     
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    I agree//////
     
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