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Bloomberg: Taxing the Poor is Good
Because They'll Have Less Money
to Hurt Themselves [VIDEO]

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Posted By: Hazymac, 11/28/2019 11:47:54 AM

Now that former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced his candidacy for president, he is -- of course -- fair game. And yes, that's great for us with a working memory. After all, there have been many times when Bloomberg proved himself to be an extremely arrogant member of the Know-It-All elite. Case in point? Just watch this video in which Bloomberg basically explains that it's a great idea to tax the poor because higher taxes mean they have less money to hurt themselves. Or something. "[Some] say, well, 'taxes are regressive.' But in this case, yes they are, that's the good thing about them," Bloomberg said

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Reply 1 - Posted by: mobyclik 11/28/2019 12:02:23 PM (No. 247856)
FTA: ''...about taxes on sugary drinks and such. "Because the problem is in people that don't have a lot of money. And so higher taxes should have a bigger impact on their behavior and how they deal with themselves." Does this mean when a poor person goes into a store to buy a 'sugary drink and such' they must show an I.D. proving they're really poor? Or did he forget to mention the tax will be paid by EVERYONE for ''sugary drinks and such.?'' And what is ''as such''? I don't think this racism and arrogance is going to make the headlines in the so-called MSM. More proof the democrats don't have a single sane person running for president.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: udanja99 11/28/2019 12:04:13 PM (No. 247859)
Reminds me of Bubba’s odious statement after Republicans (Thanks to Newt) eliminated the deficit during his reign of error that, “We could give you a tax refund but you wouldn’t spend it the right way.”
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Reply 3 - Posted by: HerbVA 11/28/2019 12:21:45 PM (No. 247875)
That is the the lunatic left mindset in a nutshell. They know better how to spend others peoples’ money so we should just hand it over.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: voxpopuli 11/28/2019 12:37:15 PM (No. 247895)
this is how you go after all these EU/soros/commiecrats.. they ALL have something they are hiding.. e.g. hunter and the stripper.. the MSM doesn't pick up on these, but people yelling out these stories during town meetings or during interviews ( EPSTEIN DIDN'T COMMIT SUICIDE!) gets the news out..
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JediJerry 11/28/2019 1:05:51 PM (No. 247912)
Tax the poor the middle class the rich the filthy rich and the Uber rich. It’s all about equality, right?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: FLCracker 11/28/2019 1:18:03 PM (No. 247921)
Yes, #5, it is. Everybody should be invested in the system. How much the poor pay in proportion to the middle-class, semi-wealthy, wealth, super-wealthy is up to discussion, but everybody ought to be pay something. If "No Taxation Without Representation" - that is, ability to vote (directly or for a representative) within the system that sets the taxes, then No Representation Without Taxation. You should feel some consequence for your vote, not just be a beneficiary of other people's taxes.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 11/28/2019 1:26:20 PM (No. 247924)
Bloomberg proves in short order he is every bit the lunatic as the other Rat candidates. The only difference is he has more money.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: A.I. 11/28/2019 1:45:16 PM (No. 247938)
Wow! This is genius. Why haven’t Trump thought of that?! 🙄
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Reply 9 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 11/28/2019 2:12:17 PM (No. 247948)
Taxing the poor is good because they should have to pay their fair share too.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: WimeTarmerFable 11/28/2019 2:27:46 PM (No. 247958)
“Tax the poor the middle class the rich the filthy rich and the Uber rich, and then, exempt themselves..... That’s the real ruse...”
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bigken2 11/28/2019 2:33:25 PM (No. 247962)
the man is as evil as epstine
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Omen55 11/28/2019 3:03:10 PM (No. 247980)
You peasants need to obey!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Foghorn 11/28/2019 3:24:42 PM (No. 247992)
I don't think social scientists or economists would agree with such a radical statement. Homeless populations continue to grow around the nation, they really don't have money to hurt themselves. Bloomberg is ignorant of the plight of the poor in America.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: LoneVoice 11/28/2019 3:40:50 PM (No. 248001)
I think it's really nice of Bloomberg to make the commercial Trump will use against him in the general election.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bighambone 11/28/2019 3:45:56 PM (No. 248006)
If the leftist and liberal Democrats are stupid enough to nominate “Little Michael” as their Presidential candidate, the Trump Campaign should put “Little Michael’s” philosophy of essentially taxing the poor more so that they will have less money to hurt themselves right up front for everyone to know and see.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: DCGIRL 11/28/2019 4:02:57 PM (No. 248015)
He's a control freak. Hide your big gulps.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Labrador Heaven 11/28/2019 4:56:29 PM (No. 248030)
He made his $$ by monopolistic practice only - The Bloomberg Terminal. People need to research where this mad creature actually derived his dollars. This is not spoken or written about much....but needs to be shouted. He is not that smart, He has a dictator psych; on the low end, psychopathy. He loaded up b/c of the Terminal, its proprietary underpinning, and what is charged for it. Pure monopoly. From Market Ticker:
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Labrador Heaven 11/28/2019 5:03:20 PM (No. 248033)
from the Market Ticker - Well show me who else has a similar service and data sources on trading desks. Uh huh. How'd that nearly-universal thing happen? Shall we dig into that?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: snakeoil 11/28/2019 7:47:49 PM (No. 248071)
Don't know about the logic. Have a cousin who chain smokes cigarettes and the massive tax on tobacco hasn't stopped him. Diet drinks cost as much a sugar free. It's bad enough libs want to take away our firearms and fossil fuels. But trying to control what I eat is just too much. Bloomie go chug a lug hemlock.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 11/29/2019 12:39:01 AM (No. 248170)
Isn't he the putz that had an employee go out and start his car and turn the AC on so it would be cool when he got in?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Janylou 11/29/2019 12:45:28 AM (No. 248173)
Dems believe it is all about power, not the people. Their sheeple follow.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 11/29/2019 7:41:34 AM (No. 248250)
What an arrogant a**. I do think that ALL levels of income need to pay federal income taxes. Even the bottom rung needs to pay at least 5% in taxes, to be part of the country in the sense of "having some skin in the game". Lowering their taxes to zero was a serious mistake, and of course, the reality is that lower income folks actually not only don't PAY taxes, they get money from IRS as a welfare payment, calling it "earned income tax credit" which is ANYTHING but earned.
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