Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Republican Plan for eliminating tax loopholes

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Loon) has introduced a sweeping overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate every single tax loophole used by wealthy billionaires. His plan is simple: Eliminate all taxes altogether on billionaires.

Uhm, yeah, that would do it. Alrighty, then!

-- Badtux the Snarky Penguin


  1. Jesus H opium-stoking Christ on a unicorn!

    we are even more goddamned fucking fucked than I thought.

    Damn, I need a drink.


  2. It just never ends with the GOP. There is no "off" switch. It just goes on and on, and on... and on... and on..... and on.

    Some people will do anything to look like total assholes. Hell if I know why, though...

  3. I always figured that if the billionaires and millionaires got off not paying their fair share in taxes, they should be required by law to support and patronize small mom & pop businesses, buy organic from local farms, install solar panels on their homes and/or put wind turbines on their properties if they have the space. Invest in local credit unions or community banks instead of the likes of HellsFargo and BofA, invest in socially responsible funds, and donate a lot of money to charities like Second Harvest Food Bank.

    Basically, if you're not going to do the fair thing and invest in the rest of us by way of your income taxes, you'll need to do it directly. And the amount invested will be equal to what you would be paying out in taxes.

    Shopping at businesses that sell sweat-shop labor produced goods is out. Shopping at Mall*Wart is out. Being a cheapskate is out. Doing good with your money and reinvesting it in the economy is required.


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