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Aimee

Allentown, PA

#24 Mar 3, 2013
Megan wrote:
<quoted text>We're all the same person? You are one dumb bible thumper!
Gee, only 1 person on here calls me that..to funny.
You can change your name & location all you want, can't change the way you word things or the way you type things lol.
Am I touching to close to home for your comfort?
Agree

Quakertown, PA

#25 Mar 3, 2013
Aimee wrote:
<quoted text>
Gee, only 1 person on here calls me that..to funny.
You can change your name & location all you want, can't change the way you word things or the way you type things lol.
Am I touching to close to home for your comfort?
You got him.
Agree

Quakertown, PA

#26 Mar 3, 2013
Megan wrote:
<quoted text>We're all the same person? You are one dumb bible thumper!
Wait...

She was replying to "revere and schloppy," so why did YOU respond then????

Oh, that's because you are them!!!!!!

Ah, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!!!

You're BUSTED!!!!!
Joe

Quakertown, PA

#27 Mar 3, 2013
Inquiring Mind wrote:
<quoted text>
I see. EITC is negative income tax. In your case, the "common good" is the common drone.
Here's a flash: The reason you don't have a job is not the fault of Republicans or anybody else but YOU and your lack of ambition, skill, or attitude. Nobody owes you anything, especially those whose hard work pays for your sorry ass.
Do you and your fellow teabaggers know what the earned income tax credit is? Ironically enough, the EITC was created by GOPers in the 1970's to give low-income workers a tax refund. Do I have to say that again? Okay I shall. The EITC was created to give low-income workers a tax refund. In other words, it rewards work. As a conservative you should like that.
Haha

Quakertown, PA

#28 Mar 3, 2013
Joe wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you and your fellow teabaggers know what the earned income tax credit is? Ironically enough, the EITC was created by GOPers in the 1970's to give low-income workers a tax refund. Do I have to say that again? Okay I shall. The EITC was created to give low-income workers a tax refund. In other words, it rewards work. As a conservative you should like that.
Go teabag your boyfriend.
Megan

Lansdale, PA

#29 Mar 3, 2013
You people are so wrong and paranoid. If coocoo Aimee could remember she called me schloppy the other day you failures wouldn't sound so stupid.LOL
Joe

Quakertown, PA

#30 Mar 3, 2013
Haha wrote:
<quoted text>Go teabag your boyfriend.
So what year did you drop out of school? Fifth grade? Sixth grade?
Offroad

Hatfield, PA

#31 Mar 3, 2013
Joe wrote:
<quoted text>
So what year did you drop out of school? Fifth grade? Sixth grade?
Yea, fifth grade when he reached 18.
Revere

Quakertown, PA

#32 Mar 3, 2013
Aimee wrote:
<quoted text>
Gee, only 1 person on here calls me that..to funny.
You can change your name & location all you want, can't change the way you word things or the way you type things lol.
Am I touching to close to home for your comfort?
Church didn't take your rent money today? Did They? Good, Now Obama can have it.
Revere

Quakertown, PA

#33 Mar 3, 2013
Agree wrote:
<quoted text>Wait...
She was replying to "revere and schloppy," so why did YOU respond then????
Oh, that's because you are them!!!!!!
Ah, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!!!
You're BUSTED!!!!!
Too F/ng Funny. I Love Dealing With Idiots. It's So Much Fun. F'ed in the HEAD, All of You! BoooHaaaaaHaaaaa!
Revere

Quakertown, PA

#34 Mar 3, 2013
Joe wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you and your fellow teabaggers know what the earned income tax credit is? Ironically enough, the EITC was created by GOPers in the 1970's to give low-income workers a tax refund. Do I have to say that again? Okay I shall. The EITC was created to give low-income workers a tax refund. In other words, it rewards work. As a conservative you should like that.
As an Idiot? You should like that you are an Idiot. God Bless America
ChinkHsu

Lansdale, PA

#35 Mar 3, 2013
Revere wrote:
<quoted text>
Too F/ng Funny. I Love Dealing With Idiots. It's So Much Fun. F'ed in the HEAD, All of You! BoooHaaaaaHaaaaa!
Look at the way the idiot writes, it reminds me of that dope southpark69 of Quakertown ISP. Which of course it is.HAHAHA
Inquiring Mind

Quakertown, PA

#36 Mar 3, 2013
Joe wrote:
<quoted text>Do you and your fellow teabaggers know what the earned income tax credit is? Ironically enough, the EITC was created by GOPers in the 1970's to give low-income workers a tax refund. Do I have to say that again? Okay I shall. The EITC was created to give low-income workers a tax refund. In other words, it rewards work. As a conservative you should like that.
No wonder you can't find a job. EITC is not a refund, it's a credit. You can't get a refund for taxes you don't pay. The money you received came from the efforts of other people. I have no problem lending a helping hand to people who deserve it. You don't.
Inquiring Mind

Quakertown, PA

#37 Mar 3, 2013
Joe wrote:
<quoted text>Do you and your fellow teabaggers know what the earned income tax credit is? Ironically enough, the EITC was created by GOPers in the 1970's to give low-income workers a tax refund. Do I have to say that again? Okay I shall. The EITC was created to give low-income workers a tax refund. In other words, it rewards work. As a conservative you should like that.
Just in case anyone is inclined to believe you:

http://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips...

The only time any part of this credit is a refund is if you had income tax withheld, which low-income people generally do not. They pay zero federal taxes, even without the EITC. The credit pays MORE than the taxes withheld in that case, i.e., a NEGATIVE income tax or "redistribution" of taxpayers' money. As the link states, this program was created as an incentive for people to find work - not to sustain slugs like Joe.
Joe

Quakertown, PA

#38 Mar 3, 2013
Inquiring Mind wrote:
<quoted text>
No wonder you can't find a job. EITC is not a refund, it's a credit. You can't get a refund for taxes you don't pay. The money you received came from the efforts of other people. I have no problem lending a helping hand to people who deserve it. You don't.
Do you oppose the earned income tax credit? A program that helps millions of low-income workers catch up on rent, electric bills, credit card bills, etc.... It's a program that helps people and helps the economy.
Inquiring Mind

Quakertown, PA

#39 Mar 3, 2013
Joe wrote:
<quoted text>Do you oppose the earned income tax credit? A program that helps millions of low-income workers catch up on rent, electric bills, credit card bills, etc.... It's a program that helps people and helps the economy.
Did you miss it when I said I didn't mind helping people who deserved it? You said it was the "uncaring" GOP who came up with it. How 'bout a "Thank You"?
buckstimebank

Bangor, PA

#40 Mar 3, 2013
Time banking is NOT bartering and is tax-exempt if you follow the rules. There is no need to report the hours you give to help your neighbor to the government or the IRS!

Please go to the site (which is currently offline for some reason) http://buckscounty.timebanks.org/ and read the brochure and the member guidelines. Some of the text reads:

"Contrary to barter, which trades goods or services based on monetary value, Time Banking involves a system of reciprocal service exchange that uses units of time as currency. Time bank credits earn no interest and have no equivalent monetary value, and exchange of hours through a time bank are tax-exempt. Time Bank services are considered charitable acts informally traded among members of a group. Everyone’s skills, whether they are a lawyer, a house painter or can pick weeds, are worth one “time dollar” per hour. It is up to the members to join, earn and exchange credits, all on their own time.

To reiterate:

"Time Banking is an exchange economy, where services are provided based on TIME and are “banked” in network software. This is unlike bartering where 2 parties agree to provide items or services worth x dollars.

A member needs to both earn and spend time –although “debt” and “credit” are allowed, both are capped at 25 hours. This ensures flow of community sharing/reciprocity.

You may buy or sell things with Hour Credits and “charge” for the hours it takes to produce something in HCs. However, to maintain the TimeBank’s tax exempt status, NO equivalency between a HC and regular dollar can be made. There is a fine line here - so we need to be careful about "hour credits". It is expected that most of the time activity logged in as offers and requests will likely be service-related and not physical items.

SO... sign up and give it a go. I just sent out this email:

"In this economy, we need to band together - become a community and do what we need to do - help each other. I would like to "sequester" your engagement in the new "Time Bank of Bucks County". We can make our exchange economy work even in the face of financial decline. The members that join will provide the network of expertise that we need in order to function on a day to day basis.

Please take the "time" (I'm bad) to read about and then hopefully join YOUR time bank. Log onto http://buckscounty.timebanks.org/ .
Then ask your contacts to join.

I have started this for us. I receive no $(but personally paid the membership fee to TimeBanks.org ). What I will receive is the joy in knowing that I have made a difference in someone's life. Join me in making a difference to our community. I always look forward, try to not succumb to negativity, and turn what's not working around with a beneficial solution. The Time Bank is based on reciprocity - you give your time and expertise and receive your neighbor's time and expertise. Reciprocity is a concept that many in our communities are missing in our "me", fast-paced world. Listen to the video on the website and you'll understand what Time Banking is about. Heck, its free, you get to meet your neighbors and make new friends, you don't need to shell out cash for that needed repair or job that you don't have time to do, and the network software is secure. As your time bank coordinator, I will be approving your membership (or not approving-have had numerous requests from China - I guess they have a reputation to take what's good - an omen perhaps?).

So, do what you need to do - sign up! The Time bank can only be successful if it has members.

I'll be setting up a twitter for the time bank to alert you of offers and needs so you can jump on them.  This will be fun!"

The 5 principles of time banking: RESPECT for all, EVERYONE IS AN ASSET, RECIPROCITY, your time/work has a value beyond a monetary price, using the benefits of social networks.

So, let's band together, take things into our own hands (no big brother here) and make this work.
Get real

Quakertown, PA

#41 Mar 3, 2013
Two years ago when my husband first had job issues our income for that year was scary low. We paid only a little into federal tax that year. When I filed my taxes I got back more than I put in. I told my accountant that it was wrong and he told me it was because of the EITC. I told him I did not want money that was not mine.
He told me I had no choice but to take it. I still scratch my head. Why was I given more money back than I put in? It just does not sound right to me. Yes it helped me out but I did not deserve it. It was not my money.Screwy if you ask me.
Get real

Quakertown, PA

#42 Mar 3, 2013
Sorry wrong board. The kids hit the back button and I posted here . Sorry.
I am all for bartering.
Get real

Quakertown, PA

#43 Mar 3, 2013
After reading the post again my comment actully fit.

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