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Submitted by SusieQ at: August 7, 2011
Guess what PAatsRick? The rich have already fled the country to Switzerland (Read Treasure Islands to find out the truth about corporate America) They've already taken all the jobs overseas for cheap labor, and they're aiming at overseas markets and don't give a crap about you or me. Wake up and smell the garbage you are being fed by Corporate Media. A balanced budget amendment would destroy this country, which was built on our ability to borrow and pay back later. And you, and everyone else but the super rich will go down with it.

Submitted by Sappho at: July 30, 2011
I am so sick of the Republicans or anybody else coming to the defense of the poor Mr. Big Bucks and what he'll do with his money if he gets taxed at a greater rate. If he starts taking his business oversees than Americans need to realize a surge in "Buy American" is the way to go. I don't think that the richest in this country are really looking at this situation where every entitlement that is being asked to cut back is making more strains on the poor and middle class Americans, so why shouldn't they pay their share? Their profits come from loop holes and gaps in legislation that make them pay in some cases zero taxes and their are Republicans out there arguing that way of doing things is the right way because when your rich, as the senators and congressmen are, you just keep getting richer. They will answer at the ballot box for not including tax increases on the wealthy because that particular part of the budget deficit curbing had widespread appeal to both political parties out on the street. Republicans forget they are not only the party of the rich, they are the party of the middle class in great numbers and this blame game and uncompromising attitude on a perfectly good idea to make money like taxing those who make over $250,000 was simply scoffed at, and we all know why. !. In order to be combative with the President of the United States and blame the unyielding atmosphere on him when 2. the Republicans who make over $250,000 and much more than that are really just covering their own assets and those of their friends before they help the American family on Main Street.

Submitted by PatsRick at: April 18, 2011
Alphadog clearly doesn't get the point. If "the rich" get taxed higher, they will 1- raise the price of goods they sell (if any) 2 - refrain from hiring new workers 3 - flee the country to Switerland

Submitted by alphadog at: April 15, 2011
Why don't we just repeal the Bush tax cuts and run a similar budget to Clintons in 96'? Hell, I was paying 36% in 94' and now the richest in America only pay 36 1/2%? We also need higher taxes on investments, as well as kicking corporations off of their own little welfare plan and make them pay for money earned in the United States! The top 5% can pay more! They always have in the past!