Why aren't these people complaining about the wealthy being taxed?
Here is a list of some of the people in Hollywood, music, entertainment and technology, who support Barack Obama for president: Chris Albrecht, HBO chairman Big Kenny Alphin, recording artist Marc Andreessen, Internet pioneer Jennifer Aniston, actress Rosanna Arquette, actress Tyra Banks model, talk show host Lawrence Bender, producer Halle Berry, actress Valerie Bertinelli, actress Arthur Blank, Falcons owner Judy Blume, author Steven Bochco, producer, writer Andy Borowitz, satirist, writer Steve Jobs, CEO Apple Computers Zach Braff, actor Steve Brill, Court TV founder Christie Brinkley, model Bill Gates, Microsoft James L Brooks, producer, director Jackson Browne, musician Warren Buffett, billionaire Mark Burnett, game show producer Ken Burns, independent filmmaker Peter Buttenwieser, political fundraiser Kate Capshaw, actress Michael Chabon, author Jay Chandrasekhar, director, writer Peter Chernin, News Corporation president Richard A Clarke, security expert George Clooney, actor Cindy Crawford, model Drew Curtis, fark.com founder Jamie Lee Curtis, actress Larry David, comedian, writer Laurie David writer, activist Barry Diller, media mogul Paul Dooley, actor Michael Douglas, actor, director Michael Eisner, Disney CEO Kenneth Feinberg, attorney Tom Ford, fashion designer Jodie Foster, actress Jamie Foxx actor, comedian Morgan Freeman, actor David Geffen, Dreamworks co-founder Jami Gertz, actress Charles Gifford, Bank of America chairman Cuba Gooding Jr., actor Berry Gordy, record producer, entrepreneur Lou Gossett Jr., actor Brian Grazer, producer Jasmine Guy, actress Herbie Hancock, musician Tom Hanks, actor Tom Hayden, activist, author Dennis Haysbert, actor Christie Hefner, Playboy CEO Hugh Hefner, Playboy founder Cheryl Hines, actress Bruce Hornsby, recording artist Ron Howard, director, producer Phil Jackson, NBA coach, player Samuel Jackson, actor Scarlett Johansson, actress Michael Jordan, basketball star Vernon Jordan, Washington power broker Jeffrey Katzenberg, Dreamworks co-founder Gayle King, editor, Oprah’s BFF David Koepp, screenwriter Cedric ‘the Entertainer’ Kyle, comedian Christine Lahti, actress Sherry Lansing, Paramount Studios CEO Sharon Lawrence, actress Norman Lear, television producer Julia Louis-Dreyfus, actress Seth MacFarlane, animator, screenwriter Tobey Maguire, actor Norman Mailer, author Natalie Maines, recording artist Barry Manilow, singer/songwriter Stephon Marbury, pro basketball player Branford Marsalis, musician Greg Mathis, TV judge Bette Midler, singer, actress John Morgridge, Cisco chairman Rob Morrow, actor Alonzo Mourning, NBA star Eddie Murphy, actor, comedian Paul Newman, actor, philanthropist Craig Newmark, craigslist.org founder Leonard Nimoy, actor Edward Norton, actor Rosie O’Donnell, actress, comedian Stan O’Neal, Merrill Lynch CEO Adrian Pasdar, actor Holly Robinson Peete, actress Sidney Poitier, actor Ellen Pompeo, actress Maury Povich, talkshow host Penny Pritzker, hotel heiress Harold Ramis, director, actor Phylicia Rashad, actress Jerry Reinsdorf, Chicago White Sox owner Paul Reiser, comedian, actor Chris Rock, comedian, actor Robert Rubin, US Treasury Secretary Edward Rust, State Farm CEO Susan Sarandon, actress Thomas Schlamme, producer, director Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO Terry Semel, Yahoo CEO Ben Silverman, NBC Universal chairman James Sinegal, Costco CEO Tom Skerritt, actor Emmitt Smith, pro football player Jada Pinkett Smith, actress Will Smith, actor, recording artist George Soros, financier Steven Spielberg, filmmaker Leigh Steinberg, sports agent Fisher Stevens, actor Ben Stiller, actor Oliver Stone, director Christine Taylor, actress Richard Thalheimer, The Sharper Image CEO Heather Thomas, actress Garry Trudeau, cartoonist Denzel Washington, actor Isaiah Washington, actor John Wells, television producer Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone CEO Tom Werner, Boston Red Sox co-owner Forest Whitaker, actor, director Paula White, megachurch “life coach” Bradley Whitford, actor Gene Wilder, actor Rita Wilson, actress Oprah Winfrey, talk show host, actress Joanne Woodward, actress Jeffrey Wright, actor Robert Wright, NBC Universal head Andrew Young, civil rights activist Edward Zander, Motorola chairman George Zimmer, Men’s Wearhouse CEO But the ones who make less than 250,000 a year complain.
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Did you know that Oprah only lives in California 99 days a year, so that she doesn't have to pay the high taxes?
Answered By: Andy - 3/11/2010
If you think only the wealthy will be taxed when the government now owes $14 trillion, you need to have your head examined. These people have so much money that it will never effect them, and they also make more money by playing the Hollywood game and being a good, Liberal soldier... More
Answered By: Stereotypemebecauseyouknow - 3/11/2010
Liberals do not tax wealthy people. Liberals give tax examptions to wealthy people, like electric golf cart $3000 tax credit Liberals tax middle class.
Answered By: Anthony - 3/11/2010
what and admit they made a mistake.most have made so much money that they will be sheltered from any real harm,plus most did not really work to make their money,acting and politics are hardly work
Answered By: phil - 3/11/2010
Because they realize that you have to spend money to make money. It hurts their bank account too when the economy is in bad shape. Like Henry Ford said you can't sell a car to your employees if they can't afford it.
Answered By: Daisy - 3/11/2010
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