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Aug 22, 2012
 

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Illegal Immigrants that have no social security number collecting federal money at tax time. Harry Reid blocked a bill proposed to stop this ridiculous abuse of our tax system.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/22/il...

Sessions co-sponsored a bill earlier this year to bar illegal immigrants from receiving the credit, but the bill was blocked from reaching the floor by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Democrats will do whatever they have to in order to increase the numbers of people that rely on government, and ensure they get voted back into office...even if it means bankrupting all the rest of us in the process.
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Not all the Facts again! The article says "MAY" -not getting. How many are actually getting the credit- NONE!

You and Fox like to use your standard Bogeymen- Immigrants and Welfare children to blame.

Here is what the Middle class says- "
Who's to blame: Of the self-described middle-class Americans who say it is more difficult now than it was a decade ago to maintain a standard of living, 62 percent say "a lot" of the blame lies with Congress. About 54 percent say the same about banks and financial institutions, while 47 percent say large corporations, 44 percent point to the Bush administration, 39 percent cite foreign competition and 34 percent find fault with the Obama administration.- notice Obama blame is the lowest.

What an AZZZZ you are!! Just keep scap-goating!!

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/22/mi...
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Here's the Full Pew study of the decline of the Middle Class!
The middle class is shrinking and is now barely a majority in the U.S., underscoring the challenge President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney face as they argue over who can best protect the wealth of struggling Americans.
The proportion of middle-income earners, or those making from $39,000 to $118,000 for a family of three, narrowed as the housing-market crash erased two decades of gains in wealth since 2001 and average incomes fell for the first time since World War II, a Pew Research Center report shows. The middle class shrank to 51 percent of adults in 2011 from 61 percent in 1971.
“We think of ourselves and pride ourselves as being a middle-class society,” said Paul Taylor, the center’s executive vice president and the editor of the report, released today.“But there’s a sense that the middle class is getting smaller. It’s hollowing out.”
Middle-class people are reluctant to lay much of the blame on Obama, with Congress, banks, corporations, the Bush administration and overseas competition more commonly cited as the cause of their problems, according to the survey. More than half, 52 percent, say Obama’s policies would aid the middle class, a 10-percentage-point advantage over Romney.
Favoring Rich
Romney, who co-founded private-equity firm Bain Capital and served as Massachusetts’ governor, has faulted Obama for failing to spur a stronger recovery. Obama has cast himself as a defender of the middle class and criticized his opponent, who has an estimated net worth of as much as $250 million, for seeking to cut taxes on higher-income Americans.
Obama’s pitch may resonate with middle-income voters, the Pew poll indicates. Republicans favor the rich, according to 62 percent of self-described middle-class respondents. That compares to 16 percent who said the same of Democrats. The survey showed 37 percent said Democrats were more likely to favor their interests while 26 percent said that of Republicans.
“Obama is perceived as more sympathetic to the middle class,” said John Sides, who teaches politics at George Washington University in the nation’s capital and is working on a book about the election.
Inherited Crisis
In Columbus, Ohio, Marla Caslin, 62, said she blamed the economic collapse on Republican policies that fostered Wall Street excesses.
She said Obama has done the best he can with a crisis he inherited, while Romney’s wealth distances him from the plight of typical Americans.
The past decade was a drain on middle-income earners, the Pew study shows. Median household income, adjusted for inflation and household size, dropped 6.6 percent to $59,127 in 2010 from $63,277 in 2000, according to the Washington-based center.
Declining Wealth
The median wealth of all U.S. families, adjusted for inflation, dropped 39 percent from 2007 to 2010, when it stood at $79,431, just 7 percent higher than it was in 1983, according to the Pew report.
For middle-income families, which have almost half their wealth tied up in their homes, their median wealth increased 2 percent in 2010 from 1983. By comparison, the wealth of upper- income families jumped by 87 percent, the study shows.
It’s not just nongovernment workers who are feeling the pinch. In Atlanta, Rick Lagotta, 48, who has worked for the fire department for the past eight years and is a member of its union, said he has had to forgo raises, or use them to pay for higher health-care costs, as the economic rout hit the city’s tax collections.
He now earns about $38,000 a year, less than half of what some firefighters make because they started at a time when raises were common. With one child in college and another in high school, Lagotta has drawn on retirement savings from his prior job at a car dealership to avoid taking on a second job.
Stressed Families
“Everybody is out there trying to get part-time jobs, putting even more stress on their families,” he said.
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Why does Kerry want to keep taking my money while he has $200 million in the bank and doesn't give a penny back or create jobs? Any reason would be helpfull.
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Just a thought wrote:
Why does Kerry want to keep taking my money while he has $200 million in the bank and doesn't give a penny back or create jobs? Any reason would be helpfull.
You are Correct- only Rich Pigs create jobs (from the Bush Tax cuts)!

Look at all the jobs they have created!! How may unemployed do we have?
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#6
Aug 22, 2012
 
Jobs are not created without a need for those jobs.If you put more money in the hands of the middle class, they will buy things. The more they buy things, the more demand there is for the things and the more people are needed to make the things. That is how jobs are created. You give the money to the middle class to spend, not to the upper class to hoard and ship offshore.
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Aug 22, 2012
 
If I could find a job making circles, hundreds of them a day, 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year,thousands and thousands of wonderful circles........AND make enough money to live in a big new house with all the best appliances and such; drive a new car; have health insurance; shop at Macy's and The Sharper Image .......afford vacations abroad; send my kids to the best priovate school; learn to play golf..SIGH....I'd take it in a heartbeat. But we no this would never happen. Who the fock wants to make circles for a living?

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You are Correct- only Rich Pigs create jobs (from the Bush Tax cuts)!
Look at all the jobs they have created!! How may unemployed do we have?
Tax revenues in 2006 were 18.4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), which is actually above the 20-year, 40-year, and 60-year historical averages. The inflation-adjusted 20 percent tax revenue increase between 2004 and 2006 represents the largest two-year revenue surge since 1965–1967.

The 2003 tax cuts lowered income, capital gains, and dividend tax rates. These policies were designed to increase market incentives to work, save, and invest, thus creating jobs and increasing economic growth. An analysis of the six quarters before and after the 2003 tax cuts (a short enough time frame to exclude the 2001 recession) shows that this is exactly what happened:

•GDP grew at an annual rate of just 1.7 percent in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the six quarters following the tax cuts, the growth rate was 4.1 percent.

•Non-residential fixed investment declined for 13 consecutive quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. Since then, it has expanded for 13 consec¬utive quarters.
The S&P 500 dropped 18 percent in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts but increased by 32 percent over the next six quarters. Divi¬dend payouts increased as well.

•The economy lost 267,000 jobs in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the next six quarters, it added 307,000 jobs, followed by 5 million jobs in the next seven quarters.

•The economy lost 267,000 jobs in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the next six quarters, it added 307,000 jobs, followed by 5 million jobs in the next seven quarters.

http://www.heritage.org/Research/Taxes/bg2001...
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#9
Aug 22, 2012
 
We need to close the borders and then make everyone legal who pledges allegiance to the US.

These people will become tax payers. We need to forcibly ship out ALL gang members who are illegal!

We need to get tough on drugs!! Our government is WEAK and led by wealthy influences!

We need to vote in leaders who will pass proAmerican jobs bills! the Republicans have OBSTRUCTEdD 100% of these bills!

Bain capital is the problem concerning the economy! They are vultures! few, lazy wealthy Americans benefit from these vultures while Millions of American families suffer greatly do to their greed!!!!

Stand up and vote!!!!!!
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Stamos wrote:
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Tax revenues in 2006 were 18.4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), which is actually above the 20-year, 40-year, and 60-year historical averages. The inflation-adjusted 20 percent tax revenue increase between 2004 and 2006 represents the largest two-year revenue surge since 1965–1967.
The 2003 tax cuts lowered income, capital gains, and dividend tax rates. These policies were designed to increase market incentives to work, save, and invest, thus creating jobs and increasing economic growth. An analysis of the six quarters before and after the 2003 tax cuts (a short enough time frame to exclude the 2001 recession) shows that this is exactly what happened:
•GDP grew at an annual rate of just 1.7 percent in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the six quarters following the tax cuts, the growth rate was 4.1 percent.
•Non-residential fixed investment declined for 13 consecutive quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. Since then, it has expanded for 13 consec¬utive quarters.
The S&P 500 dropped 18 percent in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts but increased by 32 percent over the next six quarters. Divi¬dend payouts increased as well.
•The economy lost 267,000 jobs in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the next six quarters, it added 307,000 jobs, followed by 5 million jobs in the next seven quarters.
•The economy lost 267,000 jobs in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the next six quarters, it added 307,000 jobs, followed by 5 million jobs in the next seven quarters.
http://www.heritage.org/Research/Taxes/bg2001...
Dividends? Dividends were always in existence! Bain capital will get you higher dividends!

Society is a complete mess under your system! We now have teachers invested in Bain capital! So here we have these teachers educating our kids to be unemployed while they collect on education failures!

You have created such systems by supporting them. Society is a total mess. Their are no job opportunities. Wealth has become the devil in disguise as Americans will now allow millions to die of starvation right in front of them in order for them to collect a dividend from Bain capital who has created this anti American profit making money machine. America is forced to borrow Billions as a result of Bain capital!!!!!!
Lynch for Mayor

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Aug 22, 2012
 
Stamos wrote:
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Tax revenues in 2006 were 18.4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), which is actually above the 20-year, 40-year, and 60-year historical averages. The inflation-adjusted 20 percent tax revenue increase between 2004 and 2006 represents the largest two-year revenue surge since 1965–1967.
The 2003 tax cuts lowered income, capital gains, and dividend tax rates. These policies were designed to increase market incentives to work, save, and invest, thus creating jobs and increasing economic growth. An analysis of the six quarters before and after the 2003 tax cuts (a short enough time frame to exclude the 2001 recession) shows that this is exactly what happened:
•GDP grew at an annual rate of just 1.7 percent in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the six quarters following the tax cuts, the growth rate was 4.1 percent.
•Non-residential fixed investment declined for 13 consecutive quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. Since then, it has expanded for 13 consec¬utive quarters.
The S&P 500 dropped 18 percent in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts but increased by 32 percent over the next six quarters. Divi¬dend payouts increased as well.
•The economy lost 267,000 jobs in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the next six quarters, it added 307,000 jobs, followed by 5 million jobs in the next seven quarters.
•The economy lost 267,000 jobs in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the next six quarters, it added 307,000 jobs, followed by 5 million jobs in the next seven quarters.
http://www.heritage.org/Research/Taxes/bg2001...
Bain Capital has destroyed the American dream for every American citizen and has directly caused this nation to have to borrow from the Chinese!

These filthy wealthy vulture capitalist Americans have invested in India , China and Dubai. Our teachers are now educating for a projected total failure! We have teachers investing for the total failure of the US economy!

If you exploit workers with low wages then you can be successful. If you sell drugs you can be successful. If you are born into wealth then you will be successful.

You have taken away hard work, earning an education and a descent living.

All this as VERY few profit! very few!!! As Bain capital totally ruined tens of thousands of family of four to five a total of five including presidential candidate Mitt Romney were able to earn 20 Million dollars! This is exploitation! He is a traitor and should have his citezenship taken away!

Romney is an ILLEGAL AMERICAN!!!!!!!!! Exploitation for profit at Bain capital! Yes now city and state pension systems depend on more jobs in India and China.
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Thanks for all of the advice on economics. With all of your expertise it should be no surprise to me that you live in your moms basement and collect food stamps while Romney has his own home and pays his way. You represent everyting America should be and are a hero.
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Justice Seeker wrote:
Not all the Facts again! The article says "MAY" -not getting. How many are actually getting the credit- NONE!
You and Fox like to use your standard Bogeymen- Immigrants and Welfare children to blame.
Here is what the Middle class says- "
Who's to blame: Of the self-described middle-class Americans who say it is more difficult now than it was a decade ago to maintain a standard of living, 62 percent say "a lot" of the blame lies with Congress. About 54 percent say the same about banks and financial institutions, while 47 percent say large corporations, 44 percent point to the Bush administration, 39 percent cite foreign competition and 34 percent find fault with the Obama administration.- notice Obama blame is the lowest.
What an AZZZZ you are!! Just keep scap-goating!!
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/22/mi...
you sir/miss are a bafoon. you do realize theres only %100 not %300 right? and all those figures you got....exactly were did you get that from? and prove to ALL of us scape goats.....the proof and facts that NOBODY is getting the tax credits? just another person board on a forum...get a life.
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Lynch for Mayor wrote:
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Dividends? Dividends were always in existence! Bain capital will get you higher dividends!
Society is a complete mess under your system! We now have teachers invested in Bain capital! So here we have these teachers educating our kids to be unemployed while they collect on education failures!
You have created such systems by supporting them. Society is a total mess. Their are no job opportunities. Wealth has become the devil in disguise as Americans will now allow millions to die of starvation right in front of them in order for them to collect a dividend from Bain capital who has created this anti American profit making money machine. America is forced to borrow Billions as a result of Bain capital!!!!!!
American companies were forced to shift manufacturing offshore by government policies dating back to the 1997 Asian currency crisis and the over-pricing of the dollar by the Clinton administration and Greenspan. Anyone who tells you different is merely ignorant or lying. Cheap labor, is a lie because the difference in labor cost is made up in productivity (though the costs are greatly inflated domestically with mandates, taxes and union perks) but, that is offset by the theft of intellectual property. When Romney took office Massachusetts had a net gain in exports over imports. And, in the decade before 1990-1999 the highest dollar export from MA was textiles and apparel. The average salaries of employees in the industry surpassed post-secondary education and was destroyed by Democrats trying to guess the next best technology. We can trust the free and fair market to determine the next best technology and only someone like Mitt Romney has the background to comprehend the marketplace. We have been ruled by lawyers, you don't go to a lawyer to get your tonsils removed (though you might have to under ObamaCare) and you don't elect a lawyer to create the environment to create jobs.
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Justice Seeker wrote:
Not all the Facts again! The article says "MAY" -not getting. How many are actually getting the credit- NONE!
You and Fox like to use your standard Bogeymen- Immigrants and Welfare children to blame.
Here is what the Middle class says- "
Who's to blame: Of the self-described middle-class Americans who say it is more difficult now than it was a decade ago to maintain a standard of living, 62 percent say "a lot" of the blame lies with Congress. About 54 percent say the same about banks and financial institutions, while 47 percent say large corporations, 44 percent point to the Bush administration, 39 percent cite foreign competition and 34 percent find fault with the Obama administration.- notice Obama blame is the lowest.
What an AZZZZ you are!! Just keep scap-goating!!
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/22/mi...
A typical liberal, defending illegal immigration. If just one family benefits from this, it's an outrage. But then again, I'm sure your "None" of the families are receiving it is backed by a study. And then again, like a true liberal, don't like someone's opinion, you call them an azzzz. Perhaps, you should look in the mirror, you'll get the true defintion of one.
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Let me try and simplify my question. Why are people angry about what Romney makes but don't seem to care that Kerry makes 10 times as much? Any logical answer would be great.
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Aug 23, 2012
 
Hi Just,

All you will hear are the sound of crickets with that question. The Liberals have no answer to that, other than Democrats are good, Republicans are bad. That is the mantra of the Obama nation, and it has no basis in fact, only more of the same garbage.

Democrats can make huge sums of money and that is OK, but it isn't OK for Republicans. That is their simple answer.
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Aug 23, 2012
 
Stamos wrote:
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Tax revenues in 2006 were 18.4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), which is actually above the 20-year, 40-year, and 60-year historical averages. The inflation-adjusted 20 percent tax revenue increase between 2004 and 2006 represents the largest two-year revenue surge since 1965–1967.
The 2003 tax cuts lowered income, capital gains, and dividend tax rates. These policies were designed to increase market incentives to work, save, and invest, thus creating jobs and increasing economic growth. An analysis of the six quarters before and after the 2003 tax cuts (a short enough time frame to exclude the 2001 recession) shows that this is exactly what happened:
•GDP grew at an annual rate of just 1.7 percent in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the six quarters following the tax cuts, the growth rate was 4.1 percent.
•Non-residential fixed investment declined for 13 consecutive quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. Since then, it has expanded for 13 consec¬utive quarters.
The S&P 500 dropped 18 percent in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts but increased by 32 percent over the next six quarters. Divi¬dend payouts increased as well.
•The economy lost 267,000 jobs in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the next six quarters, it added 307,000 jobs, followed by 5 million jobs in the next seven quarters.
•The economy lost 267,000 jobs in the six quarters before the 2003 tax cuts. In the next six quarters, it added 307,000 jobs, followed by 5 million jobs in the next seven quarters.
http://www.heritage.org/Research/Taxes/bg2001...
SO WHAT's UR POINT?? Clinton' tax increases kicked off the largest boom in 50 years!

In terms of fiscal policy, Clinton’s signature accomplishment was the 1993 budget act, which raised the top marginal tax rate from 31 to 39.6 percent, raised the corporate tax rate from 34 percent to 35 percent, increased the fuel tax, and raised taxes on Social Security for wealthy beneficiaries, among other changes. Conservatives then, as now, predicted doomsday for the economy, but their worst fears didn’t come to pass, as Bruce Barlett explains.“It is clear from the experience of the 1990s that they can play a very big role in reducing the budget deficit and are not necessarily a drag on growth,” Bartlett concludes.

But according to Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody’s Analytics, Clinton’s tax hikes ultimately helped fuel growth to the extent that they were part of his broader deficit-reduction package*. Although Clinton’s 1993 budget was best remembered for its $241 billion in tax increases, it also included $255 billion in spending cuts, including major cuts to defense spending as the United States pulled back its military operations after the Cold War ended.
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Aug 23, 2012
 
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you sir/miss are a bafoon. you do realize theres only %100 not %300 right? and all those figures you got....exactly were did you get that from? and prove to ALL of us scape goats.....the proof and facts that NOBODY is getting the tax credits? just another person board on a forum...get a life.
No wonder you are called LOADS of CROCK- you are stupid, ignorant, a bigot and a MORON!!
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Aug 23, 2012
 
Just Facts wrote:
Hi Just,
All you will hear are the sound of crickets with that question. The Liberals have no answer to that, other than Democrats are good, Republicans are bad. That is the mantra of the Obama nation, and it has no basis in fact, only more of the same garbage.
Democrats can make huge sums of money and that is OK, but it isn't OK for Republicans. That is their simple answer.
You are incorrect- Republicans also belive in Legitimate rape and the woman's ability to turn off her ovaries/eggs when she is legitmately raped!! What is ILLEGIMATE rape by the way??

Ask you Republican friend from Missouri- Congressman Aiken.

What idiots you Republicans are!! You are not bad- just STUPID!!

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