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Veto Th Bush Tax Cuts for the 1% ACTION


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wall Street, Top 1%, americans, wealth, 99%, bankers, US, tax cuts )

Nancy
- 2050 days ago - pol.moveon.org
President Obama can seize this opportunity by standing up for the 99% and committing to vetoing any deal Republicans put in front of him that extends the Bush tax cuts for the richest 1%.



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Carolyn S (151)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 6:49 pm
Typical; rich get richer while the poor stay poor.
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 7:06 pm
signed and noted
 

Terry King (113)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 7:31 pm
Done
 

Dandelion G (380)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 7:54 pm
We've reached 135% of our goal of 100,000 signers!
I see you liked that photo too. I used it in one of my articles awhile back. lol Gets the point across.
 

(0)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 8:57 pm
Signed and noted, thanks.
 

Samantha Trosky (152)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 9:51 pm
I hate to be crude, but only sh!t trickles down , not jobs or money! Make the rich pay their fair share!!!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Tuesday February 7, 2012, 11:41 pm
So Signed!!!
 

Teresa Cowley (274)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 4:48 am
Signed and noted--thanks Nancy--I noticed they seem to have gathered many sigs.--sure hope it does some good!!
 

patricia lasek (317)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 6:18 am
Signed.
We've reached 162% of our goal of 100,000 signers!
 

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 6:36 am
NOT ALLOWED TO SIGN: for U.S. RESIDENTS ONLY
 

amelie L (51)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 7:30 am
Noted and signed, thank you.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 7:38 am
The 1% get most of their income from capital gains; the rest of us from hard work. Yet, capital gains have a much lower tax rate despite the reality that they are the dominant form of personal income for the wealthy elites. In a nation still mired in economic crisis, it makes sense to tax capital gains at the same rate as personal income from real work. It's a shot in the arm that the American economy desperately needs.
 

Nicole Gorman (38)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 9:00 am
Noted, signed and forwarded.
 

Lena Rehberger (109)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 9:29 am
Noted and signed. Thanks for sharing!!!
 

Anne S (25)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 9:58 am
LOVE THE CARTOON !!!!!!

Signed & Noted.

BTW - The theory behind why capital gains taxes are lower than wage taxes is: Wait for it...... To inspire investment in industry to create jobs and grow the economy.!!!!
WORKS REAL GOOD, HUH ? Tell that to the pundits and analysts who spout this crap and laughingly say how the masses DON'T understand economics. Get the Richer than is decent off their collective arrses [well, I wish
but they will still be Rich enough to not work], and tax them like the wage earners.
 

Lisa Neste (201)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 10:31 am
Signed, thanks Nancy.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 10:59 am
Noted & Signed
 

JL A (282)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 11:04 am
Those cuts have added way too much to the deficit already and have been extended way too long.
 

Suzy F (94)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 11:36 am
Signed this morning via email, but noted and thank you, Nancy!
 

Maria p (151)
Wednesday February 8, 2012, 11:57 am
I also signed this morning via e-mail, but will note and also thank you.
 

Shelli S (374)
Thursday February 9, 2012, 12:10 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks.
 
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