In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

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“Rising”

Since: Dec 10

Milky Way

#39994 Oct 8, 2012
Lil Ticked wrote:
<quoted text>Easy. Mitt's "Plan" is to continue Bush/Obama policies under a different brand name.
Mitt is way smarter than GW Bush.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#39995 Oct 8, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
Oh yeah, like I am reading all that.

Question - Tax cuts for the rich or not?

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#39996 Oct 8, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>
Mitt is way smarter than GW Bush.
True

“Rising”

Since: Dec 10

Milky Way

#39997 Oct 8, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh yeah, like I am reading all that.
Question - Tax cuts for the rich or not?

His main reasoning behind taxation is this...
Do not raise or cut taxes.
The tax will remain the same .

Provide tax relief for the low-middle class.
Provide tax incentives to small and large business for creating new jobs.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#39998 Oct 8, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>
His main reasoning behind taxation is this...
Do not raise or cut taxes.
The tax will remain the same .
Provide tax relief for the low-middle class.
Provide tax incentives to small and large business for creating new jobs.
Where does the funds for tax relief/incentives come from?

“Rising”

Since: Dec 10

Milky Way

#39999 Oct 8, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
<quoted text>
Where does the funds for tax relief/incentives come from?
Out of the taxes you would be paying, its not a raise or cut.
It's a tax credit you would get for certain things you would do or qualify to get them. Like EITC Or the addition to cost of living
deductions etc.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#40000 Oct 8, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> Out of the taxes you would be paying, its not a raise or cut.
It's a tax credit you would get for certain things you would do or qualify to get them. Like EITC Or the addition to cost of living
deductions etc.
Can you perhaps give me a scenario? How big will said credits be?

“Rising”

Since: Dec 10

Milky Way

#40001 Oct 8, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
<quoted text>
Can you perhaps give me a scenario? How big will said credits be?
Eliminating the tax on interest, dividends and capital gains.
Eliminate Taxes On Savings & Investment.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#40002 Oct 8, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>
Eliminating the tax on interest, dividends and capital gains.
Eliminate Taxes On Savings & Investment.
Okay, but what I'd like to know is percentages and figures. Say a thirty 30 year old wants to start a small business.

What figures can you give the guy?
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#40003 Oct 8, 2012
Gods shoeshine wrote:
Osama was reported dead 8 years ago
Yeah, And We Still Havent Seen His Body.....Me Thinks Theres A Movie in The Making, With Osama Sipping Pina Coladas On A Beach.
Obama Will Join Him, After He Loses.
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#40004 Oct 8, 2012
RHill wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow. You have very interesting views and quite a way with words! Planned Parenthood sounds like common sense to me.
Oh, I Agree To A Point. Yet, Its Our Tax Dollars Going To Support Abortions Of Women To Stupid To Use The Pill.

Its Was Originally Started To Wipe Out The Black Population, And They Still Run To It Like Mindless Moths To A Bright Light.

“Waytogo”

Since: Oct 09

Location hidden

#40005 Oct 8, 2012
Every year that goes by I see more and mroe chucrhes closing there doors and drive by chucrh parking lots on sunday and see them half full at best....Religion is dying....AND THAT IS GOOD FOR THE WHOLE WORLD.. Religion has cause more wars and more pain and suffering then anything else.
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#40007 Oct 8, 2012
Mikko wrote:
<quoted text>
and i'm saying that you are a racist retard
One Of The Few Things We Can Agree On.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#40008 Oct 8, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
<quoted text>
True
The stutterer in Chief? Are you kidding me?
Obama-Benghazi-Impeach
Remember Chris Stevens RIP
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#40009 Oct 8, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>I beg to differ. It is not President Obama who wishes to make this a third world country, but those who think only their religious beliefs should run the country who are trying to do so. Those beliefs exclude higher education as a goal to be admired. They would rather have a Bible rule than good sense.
Please get your facts straight before looking so foolish.
Your Very Opinionated, And Indoctrinated, For A Supposed Free Thinking, Open Minded American Indian.

As We Type Today, Obamas Policies Have Reached The Payback Level For Each American Household, At 176,000 Dollars. Our Kids And Grandkids Are Being Raped By This Mans Obsession With Spending.

The Fed Has Annouced QE3, 40 Billion A Month, Indefinatly.
The Dollar Is Being Manipulated To Crash, Under This Socialist Admininstation.

Tell Me, Where Is Religion Making Any Of These Decisions ?
They Are Busy Trying To Figure Out How To Not Fund Abortions Under Obamacare.

In Reality, You Should Get Your Facts Straight, Before Looking So Foolish.

Since: Sep 10

Long Beach, CA

#40010 Oct 8, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text>
Eliminating the tax on interest, dividends and capital gains.
Eliminate Taxes On Savings & Investment.
For me, it's the big picture.

The social issues.

The catastrophe from Republican Supreme Court appointments.

Our children, living In a backward society.

Individual liberties down the tube.

Religion given more power.

Women's rights assaulted.

Makes me want to puke.

Think I'll head for the gym.
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#40011 Oct 8, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
I guess if you were an e-2 and the biggest weapon you had in Ethiopia was an M-14 you weren't really part of the national defense.
This Is Just Plain Stupid. Hills Contributions Were Every Bit As Essencial As Your Supposed Sitting On A Floating Country Club.
In Fact, I Value His Services Far More Then Yours. He Actually Saw Battle, You Only Read About It.

I Had Considered Using My Religious Objections To Killing, To Stay Out Of The Service. I Chose Otherwise, My Commitment was To Defend Freedom And This Country. Our Leaders Make The Decisions As To Where And Why, And Trust Me I Did/Do Not Agree With Most Of Them.

1st Marine Expeditionary Force

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#40012 Oct 8, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>
For me, it's the big picture.
The social issues.
The catastrophe from Republican Supreme Court appointments.
Our children, living In a backward society.
Individual liberties down the tube.
Religion given more power.
Women's rights assaulted.
Makes me want to puke.
Think I'll head for the gym.
Agreed.
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#40013 Oct 8, 2012
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>The stutterer in Chief? Are you kidding me?
Obama-Benghazi-Impeach
Remember Chris Stevens RIP
I Agree, And When The Truth Comes Out, About How Stevens Was Ordered To Retrive The Weapons Obama Gave To The Terrorists, He SHOULD Be Impeached.

Urcle And Chief
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#40014 Oct 8, 2012
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>
For me, it's the big picture.
The social issues.
The catastrophe from Republican Supreme Court appointments.
Our children, living In a backward society.
Individual liberties down the tube.
Religion given more power.
Women's rights assaulted.
Makes me want to puke.
Think I'll head for the gym.
You Amaze Me...You Come From The Most Liberal State in The Union, That By The Way Is Bankrupt And Full Of Illegals, Yet You Slam Any Attempts TO Counter This Stupid Behavior, And Call It Religious ?

Women Rights ?.....Assaulted ?....What A Maroon

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