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Letter: Do we need more taxes?




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May 2, 2012 | 1,364 views | 2 comments

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President Obama says “yes.” He is pushing his so-called “Buffett Rule.” He says a 30 percent tax on the wealthy will stabilize our economy and reduce our debt.

According to Charles Krauthammer, it would, in fact, have an adverse effect. He states the facts and figures from the Congressional Budget Office that show the additional revenue would not pay off Obama’s 2011 deficit in 250 years.

He points out that this tax is really an increase in taxes on investment income, thus will result in a reduction on investments. He points out that as a result, there will be a worsening of our economy. This has forever been the result of taxes.

It looks to me that if we don’t get rid of Obama and his czars, we will be in the same position as Greece and Italy. We will be bankrupt before the end of his second term. He will then cry for a third term like Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) did.

If this nation sinks further into socialism, the very things that made the United States the richest and freest nation in the world will be gone -- until the next American Revolution.

J. O. BRUMLOW, DVM

Floresville
 

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The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
May 8, 2012 1:01pm
 
What we need is a lot more common sense. Saw an investigative video the other day from an eastern state. An accountant called the investigative reporter to show him fraudulent tax returns filed by illegals claiming, are you ready ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
May 4, 2012 12:59pm
 
We don't need more taxes....we just need more people paying taxes. It's an absolute outrage that almost 50 percent of citizens pay no income taxes. I don't remember FDR crying for a third term... In fact, he carried ... More ›

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