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As a taxpayer, would you rather pay billions in taxes to bail out private corporations?

where you will never see any kind of profit or benefit at all? Or would you rather pay taxes towards your own healthcare, kid's education, city roads, etc...? Both parties make you pay hefty taxes, what's more important is where do you want your tax money to go? Death and taxes are the only thing constant in this world, McCain/Palin aren't going change that, so get used to it. Right now our taxes are paying for the war in Iraq and to bail out Wall Street companies, none of which has benefited middle-class Americans.

Asked By: Iconoclast - 9/18/2008
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Dubya is bailing out his war profiteering war criminal friends like rice , Rumsfeld , Chaney and of course all his Saudi buddies... More
Answered By: Harry Havachatt - 9/18/2008
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We will be paying for both. We dont have a choice.
Answered By: William F - 9/18/2008
 
Neither.
Answered By: NOBAMA - 9/18/2008
 
Nah. I'd rather subsidize a lot of rich greedy unregulated swindlers, personally.
Answered By: Chick-a-deester - 9/18/2008
 
Instead of "taxes towards your own health care, kid's eduction" I would rather keep my money and just pay it directly.
Answered By: sfavorite711 - 9/18/2008
 
My taxes should be going toward the citizens , not corporate welfare. Do I get any dividends from AIG? Do the people who had bad loans have them covered now? Why should they have to pay when all debts were excused for the companies?
Answered By: Humanist Kittie - 9/18/2008
 
You mean like how our government is bailing out these lenders who gave billions to, who now reneg on their morgages ? Any accountability there?
Answered By: NOBAMABOT - 9/18/2008
 
Ask that to the washington insiders like mr. MC Bush he has seen his campaign contribuitions going up.Here is a table of McCain's top political contributors... More
Answered By: Patriotic 2008 - 9/18/2008
 
The Fed paid for it by liquidating bonds. It has nothing to do with taxpayer money. If it involved tax payer money, it would have had to go through congress. But our education system sucks, apparently, so you don't know that.
Answered By: あなたとは違うんです - 9/18/2008
 
No Brainer, I would rather pay taxes where i can have some benefit, Thats a good question by the way!
Answered By: johndarcy29 - 9/18/2008
 
One only needs to contemplate the global economic implications of an AIG collapse to know that bailing them out is the right thing to do.
Answered By: Jeff Smoker - 9/18/2008
 
I would rather pay the healthcare and educations...its not fair we have to pay taxes on thise corporations..are they goin to give discounts on how much they charge people? I dont think so.
Answered By: *Banana Burst* - 9/18/2008
 
This mess on Wall Street started when Bush and his republican Senate & Congress Deregulated EVERYTHING ! Including the oil Co.s Now look, Bush is getting ready to leave office and it looks like Obama will win so they are done raping the American worker. Now the CEOs will shoot there wads and jump out the window with... More
Answered By: #1Patriot - 9/18/2008
 
In the UK about 20 years ago, the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher deregulated the City. It was called the Big Bang, and all sorts of rules laid down since the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression in the last century were relaxed as a way to generate a lot more wealth in the short term... More
Answered By: Elmbeard - 9/18/2008
 
What about the people... More
Answered By: Jason Walks - 9/18/2008
 
I rather pay taxes for health care and education. Only the republicans want taxes to go to the big corporations and more war.
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