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Old 11-14-2012, 04:45 PM   #33
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Default Re: The Fiscal Cliff

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Originally Posted by Droid101
Yep, you're right. If I get my taxes increased, and only take home $1,500,500 instead of $1,675,000 this year, I quit. I'm going to quit my job and go on Food Stamps. It's just so much easier to NOT be rich!

It doesn't matter how you put it, you're discouraging success just like you discourage work when you give to the poor. That $1675000 you mentioned becomes less and less as welfare costs rise and rise and rise. It's unsustainable without having the rich pay upwards of 90% by 2050.
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