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Old 02-10-2015, 03:25 PM   #81
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I am kind of surprised that no one questions the ethics of spending $200,000 a year, and trying to find ways of enduring that other people pay for the defense of your country and all of the other things the federal government provides. I understand how people object to government waste, but to be that rich and really want to find ways not to contribute at all? Have you no shame? It is people like you who make the flaky, flaky Occupy Movement actually seem credible.

wow, that's hilarious


Question it? I applaud it as long as it's all above board. I just hope I don't have to spend 200K a year when I retire.
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Old 02-10-2015, 03:48 PM   #82
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I am kind of surprised that no one questions the ethics of spending $200,000 a year, and trying to find ways of enduring that other people pay for the defense of your country and all of the other things the federal government provides. I understand how people object to government waste, but to be that rich and really want to find ways not to contribute at all? Have you no shame? It is people like you who make the flaky, flaky Occupy Movement actually seem credible.
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Old 02-10-2015, 03:55 PM   #83
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I don't think you are the person who has a $200,000 income in retirement and pays no FIT. Your 401k withdrawals are taxed as ordinary income (at least mine are).

And, I don't feel like I'm being "punished" for saving. I took the money that would have bought a nice car (after taxes) XX years ago, saved it in my 401k, and doubled it. Today, I can withdraw the accumulated amount, and (after taxes) buy two nice cars, or one luxury car. I feel like saving worked out very well for me.
I was responding to another poster who didn't think it was right that people who had planned paid less in taxes. That's all.
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I don't have an issue with fed, state, county. However I w*rked 29 years in a city that took a flat 1% of my pay. I couldn't have an opinion on how the money was spent and couldn't vote to get rid of the tax as I didn't live in the city! Something seemed wrong with that.

Least i's over with.
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