Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Progress 2016 | Customer Service | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
 
 
 

How much tax is enough?

January 27, 2013

Ron Carlson, Bismarck What should Phil Mickelson pay in taxes? Lefty got in trouble with the liberal press by stating he was going to have to move out of California cause he was paying 62 percent....

« Back to Article

 
 
sort: oldest | newest

Comments

(28)

tarkin

Feb-09-13 12:05 AM

All I know is the snow removal is definately better now that naws has turned into snowremoval, city sales tax has turned into snow removal, and property taxes are through the roof.

I am certain of 2 things: 1. taxes and 2. government employees on tax payers backs and brainwashed robots will say city budget is over.

I havent seen a snowplow in front of my house in weeks. Cant we cleanup the curbs would that be so hard, seriously how hard is it to run a bobcat with a blade against a curb and push snow in boulevards!

0 Agrees | 0 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

WorriedAmerican

Feb-05-13 10:16 AM

lorexxx I was in junior high when the Vietnam war was going on! I don't do weed! I have rode horses, worked on a small farm growing up, shot rifles, but I grew up, and moved on, it is no longer like it was in the 1950's or the 1960's.

1 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

WorriedAmerican

Feb-05-13 10:09 AM

lorexxx is your favorite song: "Macho Man" by the Village People? You're so in love with the Bushes.

0 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

WorriedAmerican

Feb-02-13 7:42 PM

lorexxx Why do you fear President Obama so much then? If he isn't man enough for you? Why GW such a man? He was a cheerleader at Yale. His daddy got him a safe national guard post here in the states to avoid going to Vietnam. What did GW do to give him man status?

0 Agrees | 4 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

WorriedAmerican

Feb-02-13 5:23 PM

lorexxx I think the standards were lowered pretty low in 2000 when GW was appointed the President! He will be awful tough to beat! ;-) Even Pres. Ford looks Presidential compaired to GW! :-)

1 Agrees | 4 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

WorriedAmerican

Feb-02-13 2:26 PM

Problem is we will never get the tax code simplified because if everyone could do their taxes it would put all these tax preparers out of business. Most of the politicians in DC are lawyers and they certainly do not anyone to understand what they are doing in DC!

0 Agrees | 5 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Feb-01-13 3:40 PM

Wow, Mr. Bill is back.

3 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Feb-01-13 2:10 PM

Wow, Mr. Bill is gone. What happened?

2 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-31-13 7:25 PM

Thanks for your thanks.

If you must know, cleaning up after others isn't my strong suit, but I think you might have the talent for it. Or at least the desire.

Dissent away, BGGTD, and have a great evening!

3 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-31-13 6:57 PM

Thank you for your input Bill.

3 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-31-13 5:49 PM

"Don't fall for it PJ, locothelorexxxenabler will smile to your face while your comments he does erase."

BG, you are the poet and don't know it today!

Keep on keepin' on, Mr. Bill!

(Now don't fall for this...)

3 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-30-13 4:22 PM

PJ, you just asked the $64,000 question of the day.

That was funny! :-)

2 Agrees | 3 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-30-13 1:44 PM

"loco....I think hate is the most over-used tactic used in America today....Can we all come together and agree on that?"

Agreed, Veritas. Used by lefties, righties, and in-betweenies.

2 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-30-13 1:43 PM

"Complicated (tax system) serves individual or corporate schemers who battle with lawyers, lobbyists and lots of money."

Common sense post, worldview.

2 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-30-13 1:40 PM

Veritas, y'know that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery...

2 Agrees | 3 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-30-13 1:39 PM

"You have the brass to admonish me but lorexxx gets kudos from you?

Stuff it!"

Did I give kudos to lorexxx?

Uh, no.

It seems to me no one takes the emotional lefties to task here. As far as taking emotional righties to task, I think that's already been covered, by BG et al. And with the kindest regards, etc.

Have a better day, BGGTRUOP

2 Agrees | 3 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

Worldview

Jan-30-13 7:29 AM

How much tax is enough? Obviously varies with the needs of our Government. Got War, Got Drought, natural disaster, financial crisis etc.

Taxes are in a huge way over complicated. City, County, state, federal, sales etc. should be reduced to two. Federal, and State. Or how about sales and investment profits only tax. VAT divided by State and Federal. One collection with a percentage to each.

We need a new system and less complicated is the best way to stay transparent. Complicated serves individual or corporate schemers who battle with lawyers, lobbyists and lots of money.

4 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-29-13 4:42 PM

And your other *wonderful* comment BG?

Anatomically impossible in the first place...

5 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-29-13 4:38 PM

BG, the comment I originally referenced as "out of line" was bumped and had to do with the President's daughters in the White House. Remember?

President Obama was duly elected. He and his family are residents of the White House, because that's where the US President lives.

No more. No less. Or else what I said before was true + two more words.

BillGarrGetsThingsRiledUpOnPurpose

5 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-29-13 3:43 PM

BG, you're out of line. Again.

5 Agrees | 3 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

disgusted

Jan-29-13 11:54 AM

raj, you speak from both sides of your mouth. You write, "those cars on the "free-rider" train are going to be filled with people finally paying for their health insurance." and then you write, " Is there some justification in your mind to deny health care to people who have no earthly way to afford health ins.? "

I was simply pointing out that everyone is NOT paying for their own insurance, nor will they ever. And the number of those not paying for their insurance is INCREASING, not decreasing.

5 Agrees | 3 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

labrador

Jan-28-13 9:32 PM

So Ron, you know how to use that computer for anything other than typing angry letters to the editor? If you go to this site: *****://****ftb.ca.gov/forms/2012_California_Tax_Rates_and_Exemptions.shtml and look halfway down the page, under "Individual Tax Rates" you will find this bit of data: "The maximum rate for individuals is 12.3%" Both you and Phil Mickelson maybe should have looked that up before going off on your rants,

2 Agrees | 6 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

disgusted

Jan-28-13 8:41 PM

according to the Associated Press: Under the new Affordable Care Act, North Dakota’s Medicaid program which now covers about 65,000 people a month; the state Department of Human Services estimates the proposed expansion would add another 30,000 people. North Dakota officials are now considering the expansion.

So much for rajiihammer's thinking~"Contrary to the assertion, those cars on the "free-rider" train are going to be filled with people finally paying for their health insurance."

5 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-28-13 3:07 PM

Good on ya, BG.

1 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

locomotive

Jan-28-13 11:26 AM

PJ? I'd have expected you to notice BG's use of the word "bring, brang, brung" but since you're busy...

3 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

Showing 25 of 28 comments Show More Comments
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web