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If Republicans want to create new American jobs, do they need to reduce taxes even more for billionaires?

What do you think, if you're a Republican? Of course, your tax cuts will mean a certain amount of pain for the American public -- a crippled Medicare system, huge layoffs of teachers & cops & firemen, reductions in food stamp programs and prenatal health care programs for the poor, etc. But from a GOP perspective, is there really any other way to improved US prosperity? More reductions in the top rates charged to millionaires & billionaires, even if it produces a higher US national debt?

Asked By: Andy F - 5/21/2011
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It's the same old story. Pay the poor less to make them work harder but pay the rich more to incentivise them to work harder. The Tories do it with our own money through tax breaks.
Answered By: checkmate - 5/21/2011
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Tax cuts has not made jobs for a long time now. I don't think they are interested in making jobs just making fake wealth profits that can easily evaporate like it did not so long ago. Here we go again.
Answered By: whoyeah - 5/21/2011
 
i don't even know why we're asking them for taxes at all. why aren't we paying them just to be here? everybody says, they make the jobs we all need. lately they been so stressed out they couldn't make any new ones. maybe somebody should run out and buy them some lattes.
Answered By: Golden - 5/21/2011
 
So you are saying that the wealthy should pay even more of the countries taxes, and the 40% that do not pay any should get a free ride still? I say a flat tax.
Answered By: ♥Pardonne Moi♥ - 5/21/2011
 
As a Business owner I can personally tell you that my company DOES NOT pay taxes. YOU do! The taxes just like any other operating expense gets figured into the cost of the service or product. Also go to the govrerments web sites and look up how much the rich pay in taxes compared to middle class people.
Answered By: don - 5/21/2011
 
Yea that's a great idea it really works for the corporations they just move off shore and go to other countries. Then again Kerry did buy an 8 million boat and take it to Rhode Island to have it worked on creating jobs. LOL... More
Answered By: R J - 5/21/2011
 
i live in illinois, a bankrupt Democratic state due to the unions, the pension for teachers, cops and firemen are bankrupting this state. i have not had a raise in 3-4 years yet they all continue to get raises. property taxes go up every year to support this. i will be retiring in a few years and already plan to... More
Answered By: judi999 - 5/21/2011
 
actually, if you want to create more jobs, yes, iver heard that lowering business taxes will promote more jobs... More
Answered By: WitnessofJesus - 5/22/2011
 
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