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Why? Its absolutely retarded that we tax companies in the first place.

So the whole tax burden should fall on the people?

Are you that dumb?

Who exactly do you think pays the corporate taxes?

Let's pretend I'm only half as smart as you and would like to have all this SPLAINED.

I can't wait to hear how we should fund the govt.

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Check it, the Venn diagram of relationships between some of the key conservative groups that make up the GOP:

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This is the reason why I'm an Independent today. Because I don't fully identify with any of those groups.

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Let's pretend I'm only half as smart as you and would like to have all this SPLAINED.

I can't wait to hear how we should fund the govt.

Well, I am a pretty big supporter of the fair tax.

People who want to tax corporations or businesses don't seem to understand its a tax on the people. I mean where do you think corporations get the money to pay the tax? They get it through an increase in the cost of the goods they sell. However, what makes this far worse isn't just this increase in cost of product but because of it many companies simply are not based out of the united states. That or they simply use tax loopholes to lower the corporate rate which is what every large corporation does to survive. However, what it effectively does is kill competition because smaller companies don't have the legal or tax lobbyist power of large corporations so they end up paying a much higher rate and thus have higher business cost simply because the government is incompetent. There is a reason we don't fix the tax loopholes because it would kill the economy almost instantly all I ask is that we don't hurt companies at all let them thrive and let competition actually happen on a level playing field.

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oh shot, i forgot to dig into that.

well here is what i came to post.

Read this crazy crap. How anybody can vote for this person is beyond me. the last couple questions are unreal.

this is from the guardian.

Q&A: Alabama's 'pitchfork people' v the Republican old guard

Dean Young and Bradley Byrne are contesting the Republican primary for a House seat in Alabama. They took our questions

Alabama's Tea Party champion cast off by his core as special election nears

746a2ecb-80fd-4073-abfb-ccb598d89c3b-460Dean Young: 'I have a Christian worldview.' Photograph: AP

The contest for the Republican nomination in the first congressional district of Alabama has pitched Bradley Byrne, a 58-year-old career politician, against the more conservative Dean Young.

Young, who describes his supporters as “pitchfork people”, is opposed to homosexuals "pretending they're married", and believes Barack Obama was probably born in Kenya. Byrne, who was a Democrat until 1997, has adopted strongly conservative positions in order to fend off his conservative rival.

The contest between Byrne and Young is seen as a fight for the heart and soul of a Republican party licking its wounds after the government shutdown led to plummeting poll ratings. As such, it is being watched closely by political analysts in Washington.

The Guardian asked both of them to answer a series of touchstone questions.

Apart from the United States, which other country do you admire?

Byrne: Good question. Israel.

Young: I'm not a big world traveller, so I don't know.

Who is your political hero?

Byrne: Forever and all time? Winston Churchill.

Young: Judge Roy Moore.

How would you summarise your philosophy in one sentence?

Byrne: Believe in God, love your family and work hard.

Young: I have a Christian worldview.

Who is the current Treasury secretary?

Byrne: I can see his face but I can't remember his name. Is it Jack Lew?

Young: It was Paulson. Is it Tim Geithner now?

Who is the current chief whip for Republicans in the House?

Byrne: Kevin McCarthy. I met him the other day so that's an easy question.

Young: I don't know. Eric Cantor - is that who it is?

What should US policy toward Saudi Arabia be?

Byrne: While it is nominally an ally, it has a lot of internal problems, particularly with what they deal with what I consider to be extremist views within Islam … We need to be in a serious conversation with them about that.

Young: We should have free trade with them.

Leaving the question of gay marriage aside, do you believe homosexual people can feel the same love for one another as straight people?

Byrne: Yes.

Young: When you start talking about that, I don't even know … Homosexuality is wrong, and that is just the way it is. Always has been, always will be.

Where was Barack Obama born?

Byrne: He was born in Hawaii and he has produced a birth certificate.

Young: That is what we call the $64,000 question! I have no idea! [When pushed for an answer:] Kenya.

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Check it, the Venn diagram of relationships between some of the key conservative groups that make up the GOP:

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This is the reason why I'm an Independent today. Because I don't fully identify with any of those groups.

Me, too. It's Election Day in Va today and I'm not happy with anyone. Been giving Sarvis a look, but at 8% I would only be making a statement. And that would be lost in the melee.

The ads and potshots between McAuliffe and Cuccinelli have been unbearable.

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There's nothing for me to vote about today in Illinois. Odd years only have municipal elections and those happen in April.

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