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Comment Archives: stories: Columns: Hightower

Re: “New York to Jeff Bezos: Go away

I have a better idea, Mr. Patch. Why don't you tell your side of the story to the over eight million residents of New York City whose tax money would pay the salaries of those 25,000 people who would have been offered jobs.

Posted by Mr. K-- on 03/01/2019 at 3:15 PM

Re: “Why not let the rich pay more?

What would you say if the government decided you make an unfairly high salary and you have to give some of your wealth to me? Oh wait, thats what the government is doing...

Posted by Stephen Patch on 03/01/2019 at 12:01 PM

Re: “New York to Jeff Bezos: Go away

Tell this to the 25,000 people in New York that would have been offered jobs...

Posted by Stephen Patch on 03/01/2019 at 11:56 AM

Re: “Why not let the rich pay more?

Sorry Jim Hightower,

Post WWII growth had more to do with our industrial capacity and its pivot from supplying the war effort to supplying the open market. It had very little to do with tax rates, which simply line the government coffers and don't really do a lot for stimulating the economy except through an always growing goverment putting out ever increasing contracts. The Reagan era tax cuts were intended as a way to starve the government into becoming leaner and more efficient.

Posted by Dave Hernandez on 02/15/2019 at 2:48 PM

Re: “Why not let the rich pay more?

Socialism is only for the rich... the rest of us get harsh capitalism*. the p@$$y grabber in chief has made cuts to the estate tax and capital gains taxes to benefit the ultra rich!!! socialism for the rich... but god forbid any not spoiled rich get anything. 60% of rich people have inherited their fortunes and have never done a day of work in their lives!!! this doesn't sound like the capitalism dream to me. America did the best when taxes on the ultra rich were much higher than is being called for now... and it is fair and more appropriate to the American dream!!!
*https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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Posted by happyfew on 02/12/2019 at 8:44 AM

Re: “Why not let the rich pay more?

WDB:

"Wealth redistribution; you look for and work on your opportunity. You make more money."

That's the fantasy we've been sold. For every billionaire/millionaire who hits it big, there's millions of hard working Americans who can barely scrape by.

https://psmag.com/economics/new-research-d…

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Posted by Bill W. on 02/12/2019 at 7:37 AM

Re: “Why not let the rich pay more?

Politics of envy. America is the land of opportunity.

Wealth redistribution; you look for and work on your opportunity. You make more money.

Dave :-)

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Posted by William David Beadles on 02/11/2019 at 7:59 PM

Re: “Free America’s free press!

there is no argument of how much the p@$$y grabber in chief hates the press. he does not like how they truthfully expose his ineptness and stupidity. he spews "fake news" while he is a fake and failed human. we see it so clearly in his sexist, racist, homophobic, xenophobic and religious bigoted narcissist actions. let the Mueller probe be finished so we can get rid of this buffoon!!!

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Posted by happyfew on 12/05/2018 at 9:19 AM

Re: “Free America’s free press!

Maybe if the print media wrote more interesting articles; the print media would be doing better.
As an example; the Indy continues to do well. And without a paywall; which is the tome of death for so many other media sites.

BTW; Trump was not in office in 2014, so Trump had -0- to do with the demise of the mentioned 2014 event. Media needs to cry some sad tears on it's own tomes; and get back to being more accurate and on point.

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Posted by Anthony Springer on 12/05/2018 at 7:41 AM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

"Republicans have suddenly discovered how popular and important health care is to the voting public."

Republicans have known this all along and have long advocated health care reform. The Unafforable Care Act (Obama Care) was what they opposed and for very good reasons.

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Posted by Odin on 11/05/2018 at 11:27 AM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

Boo-hoo! Mr. rightsavage says I'm not smart! I'm so hurt! Really I am!

Posted by Mr. K-- on 11/04/2018 at 8:18 PM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

Dear mr k. All you can do is hurl insults which proves to me you have no argument and no intelligence. Call me a russian bot again its hilarious.

Posted by rightsavage on 11/04/2018 at 7:01 PM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

"You are so dishonest... You should run for office as a democrat!"

After voting 70 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and celebrating how they gutted it with their tax bill, Republicans have suddenly discovered how popular and important health care is to the voting public. So they are now loudly proclaiming to their constituents how they will protect people with pre-existing conditions, even as they sue in federal court to have the pre-existing conditions clause knocked down.

I think, Mr. rightsavage, that you are the one who should run for public office, but as a Republican, not only because you are the one who is dishonest, but perhaps more importantly, you are delusional as well.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 11/03/2018 at 11:51 AM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

Yes, Mr. rightsavage, I copied your comments to demonstrate how inane they were and how easily your own words could be turned against you. As for the Pussy-Grabber-in-Chief, I wrote he bragged about it. I never said he actually did it, (although I find your baseless assertion that it was a "joke" highly specious). Which means I did not lie about anything. You just have poor reading and poor reasoning skills.

George Bernard Shaw once said the problem facing a liar is not that no one will believe him, but he cannot believe anyone else. In other words, your gratuitous accusations say more about you than they do about me.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 11/03/2018 at 11:16 AM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

Haha wow mr k you copied my post what a comeback. It was a joke he didnt actually grab a woman by the pussy you liar. Unlike bill clinton the rapist and keith ellison the woman beater. You are so dishonest it is disgusting. You should run for office as a democrat!

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Posted by rightsavage on 11/03/2018 at 12:10 AM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

There is only one politician who bragged about grabbing pussy and he never apologized and never stepped down from office.

Maybe you should not vote, Mr. rightsavage. Your brain is scrambled with rightwing propaganda. Your mind is poisoned. You need to think for yourself and stop with the talking points. I would think you are a Russian bot but they, at least, have some intelligence, even if it is only artificial.

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Posted by Mr. K-- on 11/02/2018 at 3:03 PM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

The only P grabbers it seems are the democrats. Keith ellison, al franken, anthony weiner, bill clinton. Oh and the D grabber cory booker. Lol. Keep calling a cheeto and a p grabber its so effective and working really well. Happyfew you should not vote your brain is scrambled with democrat mainstream media propaganda. Your mind is poisoned you need to think for yourself stop with the talking points. Im starting to think you are a chinese bot.

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Posted by rightsavage on 11/02/2018 at 1:21 AM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

this is not a time for apathy, VOTE. the repubs are making it difficult as they can but we must persist and get to the polls. we must have checks and balances to control the lying cheeto.

if the p@$$y grabber in chief has not affected you world, he soon will guaranteed.
they are going after your health care after giving a tax give-away to the rich...
they are going after a women's right to choose after putting a sexual assaulter on the supreme court in a rushed confirmation process.
they are going after social security so you can never retire .

VOTE like your future depends on it... because it does!!!

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Posted by happyfew on 11/01/2018 at 10:20 AM

Re: “VOTE! (if you can)

Ill be voting a straight republican ticket Jim dont you worry bud.

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Posted by rightsavage on 11/01/2018 at 12:42 AM

Re: “Our Revolution is alive and well

The liberal Colorado Springs and the democrats are working for the people.

Posted by TruB on 09/13/2018 at 9:08 PM

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