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Things that need to die >.>
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I'm using your Tax money to pay for my crunchyroll subscription.
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Okazu606 wrote:


mystic17 wrote:


Okazu606 wrote:

I hate it when people fail to grasp basics like why paying tax is beneficial. Especially poor people who benefits the most from it.


That's the beauty of having your own opinion kid.


Care to elaborate then? Exactly how is it you disagree with how the taxmoney is spent, and/or how do you imagine having a functioning society where you don't pay taxes?


Not all taxes are beneficial to the poor. Taxes can either be progressive or regressive. A progressive tax increases the burden of the tax as your income increases, while a regressive tax increases the burden of the tax as your income decreases.

For example, a tax on food is a regressive tax, because everyone needs to eat roughly the same amount of food. As your income increases, the amount proportional to your wealth that you pay decreases. Whereas if you get poorer, you have to pay a greater proportion of your income on food taxes.

It should be noted that in the US and most first world countries, taxes are INSANELY progressive. For example, as a working student, I got *ALL* of my federal taxes back in my refund last year. I'll probably get the same again this year. In fact, in the year 2008 38% of the US federal income tax was paid by the top 1%. The bottom 50% of income earners (<33,000 USD) in the US paid less than 3% of the federal income tax.

However, your statement is not necessarily correct. The above information only shows that the BURDEN of taxes is placed upon the rich, and not the poor. But the BENEFITS of taxes go to whom? Well, if you take a look at the US budget, you will see that 60% of our federal budget goes to: 1) Military spending, 2) Social Security, 3) Medicare (in that order). #4 is interest payments on our debt, which constitutes anywhere from 10% to 20% of our budget. So who benefits from social security and medicare mostly? The poor, the retired and the disabled. Theoretically we all benefit from military spending equally (since economically speaking national defense is a non-rival good), but we'll ignore any political talk about the war in Iraq being for oil companies and etc...

Thus we can conclude that taxes are GOOD and BENEFICIAL for the poor people, and BAD for rich people (in a world dictated by the moral philosophy of egoism).
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Racists
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nah myspace needs to die first tho
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what needs to disappear off the face of the earth?(not people, things in general) you can list as much as you want

1) Kidz Bop >_<

there so crappy, I dont see any need to make anymore of those danm CDs >.> no one wants too hear there favorite songs being butchered, really Dx no more Kidz Bop

2) Girls Gone Wild

Boring -_- there is really nothing interesting too see

3) all these dating shows on MTV

they were fun too watch for a short time, now its just all the same and predictable >.>

4) Disney movie Sequels

there happly ever after was enough >.> there is no need to ruin the story by making a crappy and unneeded part 2 and 3

5) CG movies

=C what ever happened too good old animation?, there are way to many CG movies nowadays


MTV hasnt even about music for the longest tiime it should have been dead long long looooong ago.

I like cg movies
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Juji_chan wrote:

what needs to disappear off the face of the earth?(not people, things in general) you can list as much as you want

1) Kidz Bop >_<

there so crappy, I dont see any need to make anymore of those danm CDs >.> no one wants too hear there favorite songs being butchered, really Dx no more Kidz Bop

2) Girls Gone Wild

Boring -_- there is really nothing interesting too see

3) all these dating shows on MTV

they were fun too watch for a short time, now its just all the same and predictable >.>

4) Disney movie Sequels

there happly ever after was enough >.> there is no need to ruin the story by making a crappy and unneeded part 2 and 3

5) CG movies

=C what ever happened too good old animation?, there are way to many CG movies nowadays


MTV hasnt even about music for the longest tiime it should have been dead long long looooong ago.

I like cg movies


yeah DX thats why I was staring to dislike MTV >.> I'll admit I used to love watching Celebratory Death Match but they sadly they dont show it anymore >.> XD I like some CG movies but most of them didnt really grad me like the older ones did
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Headphones that go out on only one side.
Job applications that say they don't discriminate, as long as you look exactly like they want you to.
Facebook and Twitter. I have to admit, I liked Myspace better and that's saying a lot.

I can't think of anymore right now but I'm sure I will later!
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Guns so we can have peace.... NOT!
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Guns so we can have peace.... NOT!
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homework, projects, essays, tests, quizzes, grades, teaching, coconuts, celery
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BLEACH!!!
ITS GONE ON FOR TOO LOOOOOONG!!! NO MOOOOOOOOORE!!! im getting tired of Ichigo =_=
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O right and Jersey Shore. Apparently i hear theyre goin to Italy. THATS NOT EVEN IN JERSEY!!!
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1. Bugs and insects
2. Haters ( the 1st and 2nd are pretty similar)
3. War... where's the peace?
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rotisserie wrote:

the electric slide


x'D awww that makes me sad, I love the electric slide ='<


it's like mandatory for weddings now lol.


fine.. i'll admit, i get a warm, fuzzy feeling seeing people of all ages doing it.

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