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Shazam! CNN Discovers There Aren’t Enough “Rich” People to Tax

doofiegirl BTO-t- BCRA-F ~PWCM~ 2011/08/13 08:35:10
This disclosure comes from CNN? When did They wake up? http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/daily/site_081111/content/01...
“President Obama and many of his fellow Democrats continue to call for higher taxes on the wealthy, and, according to the results of a CNN/ORC International Poll released yesterday, many Americans agree that’s the only way the country can dig itself out of its current economic mess. About 63% of the 1,008 people interviewed over the phone said they think that the new bipartisan committee should raise taxes on higher income Americans and businesses. But, asks CNN, just how many of these rich people are there?” Now, you people know this, as regular listeners here. Not only do you know how many of them there are who earn over ten million a year (a little over 8,000), you know what their combined total tax payments are.

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  • busyboots 2011/08/14 01:45:21
    busyboots
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    Conservatives have been saying right along that taxing the very rich would not come close to solving the debt problem. It would be a proverbial drop in the bucket.

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  • jumpboots 187th PIR 2011/08/23 01:38:38
    jumpboots 187th PIR
    +2
    They have run out of other people money..What nexts? Obungles said that people making $50,000....were rich when he was in the Senate!!! HEY PROBLEM SOLVED... What Me Worry? nexts obungles people 50000 rich senate hey solved worry
  • Toots 2011/08/19 03:19:38
    Toots
    +2
    BO has no idea what to do he is not fit for office Impeachment is a good idea!!!!!!
  • Bevos 2011/08/17 14:09:46
    Bevos
    +2
    Put people back to work and you will have the tax money you need. and CUT SPENDING! CUT SPENDING!!! CUT SPENDING!!!
  • Clanblade 2011/08/17 08:13:03
    Clanblade
    +3
    And it is funny to not this is just Liberal class war is all it is because rich people have money and they don't. Big babies. If we take all of 8000 rich people money (the ones that make the ten million each year) that will only equal 80,000,000,000 dollars each year. That is not even very much against America budget. Hardly even to scratch it. So all this cry about rich people is because Liberals want what the rich people have and it is insult to anyone with a real job for Liberal to say they are entitled to rich people money.
  • Ramon 2011/08/17 07:20:43
    Ramon
    +3
    There is not enough wealth in this country to fund what the government wants to do. The key is to spend less money...then taxes will not have to be raised on anyone. Even Apple, the most successful company in the US could only fund the US government for about 2 weeks.
  • Myrle Hulme 2011/08/17 06:46:21
    Myrle Hulme
    +1
    Well here they have gone one better all the white people must pay wealth tax - I say what wealth
  • Tank 2011/08/16 20:37:17
    Tank
    +1
    Tax the snot out of those that ARE taxable.

    Dumbass government retards.
  • ScottyG - Faqueue 2011/08/16 20:26:26
    ScottyG - Faqueue
    +5
    Come on, are we surprised that liberal media doesn't fact check? Somebody finally called them on their BS. You can't lie forever and not get caught.

    But reality and facts don't figure in for democrats. They just make it all up as they go and blame all the problems on Bush!
  • doofieg... ScottyG... 2011/08/16 20:34:59
    doofiegirl  BTO-t- BCRA-F ~PWCM~
    +3
    Or the TEA Party! We're catching hell right now! LOL
  • ScottyG... doofieg... 2011/08/16 20:46:11
    ScottyG - Faqueue
    +3
    Oh yea, that makes all the sense. The tea party has to be responsible because they have controlled nothing in the house and senate.

    Having zero votes until the mid term election makes them the perfect scapegoat.

    How can we spin this so we don't show we can't even tell a decent lie? Call CNN and PMSNBC and get their best BS artist on it now!
  • K-ZOOMI-----0 2011/08/16 20:21:25
    K-ZOOMI-----0
    +3
    Someone didn't censor the information before it was read! hahaha!
  • Quietman ~PWCM~JLA 2011/08/16 19:56:00
    Quietman   ~PWCM~JLA
    +4
    Just proves the old saying about a broken clock being right twice a day.
  • HOMBRE 2011/08/15 22:34:22
    HOMBRE
    +6
    What a bunch of Einsteiners. Geeesh Libtards finally getting something. Obama will start calling them evil now and saying they acted badly for telling the truth
  • highroad1960 2011/08/14 19:14:38
    highroad1960
    +7
    I knew that sooner or later they would figure out the math.
  • Rabbit highroa... 2011/08/15 22:31:35
    Rabbit
    +5
    You have a lot of faith my friend.
  • ScottyG... highroa... 2011/08/16 20:30:43
    ScottyG - Faqueue
    +3
    Let's see 14.3 trillion minus the 1.2% that increased taxes would cover... This can't be right... hey can you check this? You mean it's right? So were still over 14 trillion in debt even after all that bitchin' ?

    Dudes! We are totally screwed! We gotta tell somebody about this thing pronto! Oh man I am so high!
  • doofieg... ScottyG... 2011/08/16 20:36:42
  • ScottyG... doofieg... 2011/08/16 20:48:06
    ScottyG - Faqueue
    +2
    Every picture tells a story!
  • Leinad 2011/08/14 17:04:54
    Leinad
    +7
    COMMUNISTIC NEW NETWORK..finally gave way to SANITY..I am speechless and not optimistic, any will follow in kind..

    I think this is a FLUKE.......

    communistic network sanity speechless optimistic fluke CNN  communistic new network gif
    popularized since 1991, formally known as the CLINTON NEWS NETWORK..
  • ScottyG... Leinad 2011/08/16 20:32:50
    ScottyG - Faqueue
    +3
    Thanks slick willie for passing the laws that allowed Americas banks and mortgage companies to screw Americans and themselves!

    And you wonder why you were impeached. Silly rabbit!
  • chubo 2011/08/14 14:19:58
    chubo
    +3
    DAMN!!! Does this mean that the dem-lib-left stations of CNN and MessNBC are actually hiring people who can THINK AND REASON??? This will destroy the few idiots who actually watch those stations when there are no cartoons to view.
  • Katherine 2011/08/14 11:59:47 (edited)
    Katherine
    +4
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    "Just how many of these rich people are there, and, are there enough of them for a tax increase to really make a dent for the US trillions of dollars in debt. President Obama has defined the nation's wealthy as those who make $200,000 or more. According to a recent report from the IRS, that leaves out about 97% of the taxpaying population." Well, shazam! So they're accurate here: 3% is who we're talking about. "A report which provides a complete breakdown and analysis from returns from the 2009 tax year found that only a mere 3% of tax returns were filed by people earning a gross adjusted income of 200 grand or more. Americans earning $1 million or more were even more rare, pricing just two-tenths of 1% of the population, of tax filers, accounting for a mere 236,000 of the 140 million tax returns received in 2009."

    So the number of millionaires filing taxes -- uh, people that earn more than a million dollars, 236,000 -- compared to 140 million tax returns received in 2009. "The wealthiest taxpayers, those earning $10 million or more in adjusted gross income are even less prevalent. There were only 8,274 people belonging to that elite club, according to the IRS." CNN gets it right here. They're a week behind, but they got it right. "Yet, even though ...
























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    "Just how many of these rich people are there, and, are there enough of them for a tax increase to really make a dent for the US trillions of dollars in debt. President Obama has defined the nation's wealthy as those who make $200,000 or more. According to a recent report from the IRS, that leaves out about 97% of the taxpaying population." Well, shazam! So they're accurate here: 3% is who we're talking about. "A report which provides a complete breakdown and analysis from returns from the 2009 tax year found that only a mere 3% of tax returns were filed by people earning a gross adjusted income of 200 grand or more. Americans earning $1 million or more were even more rare, pricing just two-tenths of 1% of the population, of tax filers, accounting for a mere 236,000 of the 140 million tax returns received in 2009."

    So the number of millionaires filing taxes -- uh, people that earn more than a million dollars, 236,000 -- compared to 140 million tax returns received in 2009. "The wealthiest taxpayers, those earning $10 million or more in adjusted gross income are even less prevalent. There were only 8,274 people belonging to that elite club, according to the IRS." CNN gets it right here. They're a week behind, but they got it right. "Yet, even though these high income earners are a minority, Obama says the proposed tax increases would boost revenues by $750 billion over a decade, not quite the multitrillion-dollar figure the US needs to pay off the deficit, but for many of those who responded to the CNN/ORC International Poll, it's evidently a good enough start."


    March 16, 2011 3:13 PM
    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-5...

    Schakowsky's bill, called the 'Fairness' in Taxation Act, would tax income between $1 million and $10 million at a rate of 45 percent. Income between $10 and $20 million would be taxed at a rate of 46 percent, and income between $20 and $100 million would be taxed at 47 percent. Income between $100 million and $1 billion would be taxed at a rate of 48 percent, and income over $1 billion would be taxed at 49 percent. For those making over $1 million a year, capital gains and dividends would also be taxed as income.

    Schakowsky claims the bill could raise more than $78 billion for the government.

    $1m-10m = 45%
    $10m-20m = 46%
    $20m-100m = 47%
    $100m-$1b = 48%
    $1b and up = 49%


    $200,000 or more = 3% earners
    $1 million or more = 236,000 earners
    $10 million or more = 8,274 earners

    Boosted revenue = $75 billion a year / $750 ten years

    Expenditures FY 2011 = $3.82 trillion
    Revenue FY 2011 = $2.17 trillion
    ($3.82 trillion - $2.92 trillion = $900 billion Deficit Spending.)

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  • ImSoMad 2011/08/14 07:36:27
    ImSoMad
    +5
    Hmmm. Here's a thought. Why don't they stop funding all the illegals and cut off welfare checks to those that abuse the system! I'm all for helping those in need during desperate times. But the freeloaders that have more and more kids just to have a little extra in their check and food stamps or 2nd and 3rd generation welfare recieverd should be kicked off!
  • ImSoMad ImSoMad 2011/08/14 07:37:48
    ImSoMad
    +5
    And stop raising taxes in everyone else to support those that don't even contribute or pay taxes!
  • Ken 2011/08/14 04:25:54
    Ken
    +3
    Well, duh!
  • Kane Fernau 2011/08/14 03:17:46
    Kane Fernau
    +6
    It's gotta hurt CNN to admit it.
  • TruBluTopaz 2011/08/14 02:42:56
    TruBluTopaz
    +6
    Sooner or later a rich person will simply be anyone lucky enough to have a job. Or that's the way it's looking.
  • Sawdust_128 2011/08/14 02:03:10
    Sawdust_128
    +5
    "TAX the rich" is the new "Blame Bush"!

    It is a two or three word cranium pick for lefty losers. Kind of like a pooper scooper.

    tax rich blame bush cranium lefty losers pooper scooper
  • "TEX"-"OFT"-"ROOC"~POTL~PWC... 2011/08/14 01:55:12
    "TEX"-"OFT"-"ROOC"~POTL~PWCM~JLA
    +3
    This is more like it don't ya think ! ya
  • ImSoMad "TEX"-"... 2011/08/14 07:33:18
    ImSoMad
    +5
    Yup! That's what's going to happen! Middle class pays for everything! Let's tax them do the lazy and worthless and illegals can stay that way. :(
  • busyboots 2011/08/14 01:45:21
    busyboots
    +8
    Conservatives have been saying right along that taxing the very rich would not come close to solving the debt problem. It would be a proverbial drop in the bucket.
  • Megajo 2011/08/14 00:46:12
    Megajo
    +7
    Repeating the message every night and every day and every speech for 2 years has done the trick. All the "sleepers" and the "I want More" and the "why should I pay?" stupidoes are walking in line and mouthing the words: tax the rich, tax the rich, tax the rich.
  • Rabbit Megajo 2011/08/14 04:45:43
    Rabbit
    +5
    Stupidoes? I like it.
  • Megajo Rabbit 2011/08/15 05:14:20
    Megajo
    +3
    It's a great word. :)
  • Rabbit Megajo 2011/08/15 22:30:21
  • Racefish Megajo 2011/08/14 13:48:16
    Racefish
    +5
    The Left has been very busy dumbing down the country. From what we've seen, they've been very successful.
  • Megajo Racefish 2011/08/15 05:16:18
    Megajo
    +3
    Far more so than is healthy for our nation; it is far beyond "legitimate" difference of opinion!
  • UGH...LIBS ~ PWCM ~ JLA ~ 2011/08/13 23:11:35
    UGH...LIBS ~ PWCM ~ JLA ~
    +7
    CNN learned how to do simple arithmetic?

    That's more than most libs can do.
  • HOMBRE UGH...L... 2011/08/15 22:36:38
    HOMBRE
    +6
    The Einsteiner finally getting it. Those libtards are awfully dumbed down. Lol geeesh.
  • UGH...L... HOMBRE 2011/08/15 22:50:33
    UGH...LIBS ~ PWCM ~ JLA ~
    +6
    It's the school systems, ever since they were unionized in the 60s.

    Libtard academies.

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