08-04-2015, 05:02 PM
Join Date: Jan 2011
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I confess I haven't fact checked this one;
As a brief reminder for those who forgot or for the many that didn't know:
Here is what happened, quietly, on January 1, 2015....
Medicare tax went from 1.45% to 2.35%
Top Income tax bracket went from 35% to 39.6%
Top Income payroll tax went from 37.4% to 52.2%
Capital Gains tax went from 15% to 28%
Dividend tax went from 15% to 39.6%
Estate tax went from 0% to 55%
A 3.5% Real Estate transaction tax was
Remember this fact:
These taxes were all passed solely with Democrat votes, Not a single Republican voted for these new taxes.
These taxes were all passed in the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
If you think that it is important that everyone in the U.S. should know this, the many millions who don't yet, then pass it on
I remember when power tools and small appliances had flexible cords.