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Old 02-22-2009, 03:14 PM   #1
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Stimulus or pork?

Stimulus Watch: Keeping an Eye on Economic Recovery Spending


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Old 02-22-2009, 03:19 PM   #2
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Well, none of this applies to me. Not buying a house (mortgage-free on this one) or car (no sales tax anyway), can't get unemployment, no medical insurance to save on, etc. Already did all of the energy-savings stuff and I haven't made a profit on my new business, so changing the carry-back does nada.

On the other hand, no profits = no taxes. I'd rather be in a position to pay some taxes though.


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Just goes to show you...one size does not fit all...

But they'll get the EXTRA money by upping your house taxes...you know they will...
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This is the largest money laundering scam in history.........
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But they'll get the EXTRA money by upping your house taxes...you know they will...
I've got "forest deferral" property. As long as I replace any tree I cut down, I'm golden.
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Yeah I think the whole thing is useless. I make too much for the house credit and the worker stimulus credit. So I pay all these taxes to give others free money? For people to buy houses that they probably shouldn't... Meanwhile I pay over 3,000 a month trying to repay student loans as fast as I can (which I can't deduct either) and won't be able to RESPONSIBLY buy a house for at least 7-8 years until they are paid off. Yet all of my taxes are going to give others free money towards a house? Of course it could be worse, but still... Everyone has to complain right?

All this does is make me think I should put off marriage longer. Because if I DON'T get married my fiance gets $1,200+ reduced taxes by all these credits and deductions. Yet they are soon to be running an ad campaign to encourage people to get married.

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Somethin hap-pin-in here....What it is aint exac-til- ly clear.....


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