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Right -- their -- in stacks and they want to be taxed a group calling themselves patriotic millionaires for fiscal strength.
Have written a letter to President Obama house speaker John Boehner and senate majority leader Harry Reid asking them to raise taxes on people making more than a mil per year.
The letter was signed by director Doug -- and actress Edie Falco Google's Peter nor vague and sixty or so other people who -- And says they're taxes should be -- quote for the fiscal health of our nation and the well being of our fellow citizens -- the freaks right.
Our country provided a foundation through which we could succeed now we want to do our part to keep that foundation -- so that others can't succeed.
Please do the right thing raise our taxes.
There -- -- Boehner said that any tax increases are quote non starter it's a sure bet.
President Obama is on board this crud as we'll see in the latest episode.
Of hello Barry.
In tonight's episode -- try to figure out how to balance a checkbook.
With hilarious results.
In the summer I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent it tax hike.
A middle class Americans.
But we cannot afford.
One trillion dollars worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire and our society we can't afford it.
And I refused to renew them again.
I -- at a time when the tax burden on the wealthy is at its lowest level in half a century.
The most fortunate among us can afford to pay a little more.
I don't need another tax cut.
Warren Buffett doesn't need another tax cut.
I believe that most wealthy Americans would agree.
They wanna give back to their country.
A country that's done so much for them.
It's just Washington hasn't asked them to.
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So what did they -- the president's speech Vice President Biden Biden.
Vice President Biden -- care.
What a beautiful -- -- not a puppy love puppies -- -- boy heatley got -- a copy to your corner warriors -- -- -- hope that you -- what what your name -- -- you -- -- god oh god only to class like I remember my locker combination this is not good this is not good mother.
And had to get that report a man my mom's gonna kill me wait where my clothes but got to -- -- -- -- -- always happens is so embarrassing everywhere staring at me at least.
Kidding me they went to church needs a large crowd cheering me this is an ice polygamy and I'm surrounded by guys -- -- with guns and earpieces is a big.
And he'll pull my -- president of the United States.
And -- great speech very.
And he's in charge of negotiations I love that -- -- go to you first because now.
I would you what gets me mad about these millionaires they call them -- selves the patriotic millionaires.
So the basic suggesting that if you don't.
Like volunteer paying taxes the way they argue are not patriotic.
Is that makes sense it doesn't make any sense -- all especially sends the -- but the tax system the we have it's progressive.
Gregg the top 1% pay 40% of all federal income taxes.
So I think it's attractive to consider raising taxes on rich people but that's.
Might lessen the problem in the short run it's not gonna fix our deficit in the long run because as speaker Boehner -- We don't have a revenue problem in this country we have a -- -- problem it's true though you know Rick I you don't pay any taxes it's -- well known fact had -- you have a lot of holdings in Switzerland.
-- The thing is.
You can click as long as you keep shoveling money and no one ever cut spending you just have to cut them off.
It's not the way it works with credit cards and everything just cut them off just cut them off.
Look like the poorer and the disabled in the elderly just kind of McDonald's -- -- that I think.
Work with what you got money wise I don't think cut them I mean they're good let's not raise any more let's try to live within our means that doesn't mean hurting the elderly and that isn't hurting the disabled or cutting off the military it just means.
Doing what the trillions you have well you know as far as nine.
Here's a concern who want to give away their money.
You send them like prepaid envelope.
They can save -- as much money as they want but here's the thing Greg and I and I did not not coming down one way or the other I just -- the news just the fact you can't because you -- newscast -- -- Even on this program.
What happened was what we got the tax cuts extended that temporary extension that was worked out between the president.
And Republicans everybody on -- on the right said that this was going to mean.
Finally that people were companies would start hiring again that this was great news for the small business owners and the big companies that their taxes we're gonna be cut they were gonna have that kind of -- Meanwhile the unemployment rate is still sky high so what's going on.
It's a very good question and you did not come down in the middle I think he got somebody -- -- -- nightmare I'm reporting you to the second floor.
That -- god should these millionaires these charitable pretty try to millionaires and they just shut up and do it themselves and leave the rest of the millionaires out of it.
Well they should donate all that money to charity it's OK if they want to help they probably got some -- yeah you know the thing is the -- and so self aggrandizing visit they're just saying we're gonna donate.
They're demanding that everyone else who makes not even close the amount -- that they -- should also do the same thing they're doing I have to say.
There's one proposed cut and I do agree -- them and the administration wants to cut funding to the United Nations and this is novel and this is.
You know it's about time the United States and it exercising its financial power over the UN that's right completely amuck then that's troop -- Welcome back thank -- I dismissed this idea yet I got -- soybeans.
-- And I don't attack it right so it's still good that you you you treat I guess that way that you actually mostly about them I always do plan actually sleep right now my -- girl that.
Copies will kill you -- you were cheering during Obama's speech that that might have been because you're coming down off the drugs you know it puts yeah.
Yeah I heard a little bit of what -- was listening to yeah.
And look at you wanna tackle the deficit everyone keeps complaining about any economist worth his salt the -- data do little from column make.
And a little from column -- you -- attacks across the board and got it didn't know what you did you could.
Definitely no I want that everyone to progress but there are still locked.
Did the Democrats don't actually wanna cut they wanna cut spending but they still -- you know -- -- that this thing could still goes up.
If you look at that it is that we got last act every Politico it is what could different things the Republicans -- like that while they they still want to increase spending and not spend it still goes up -- -- but because you protect kind of alluded to this before you move on because actually this is really pretty boring stuff.
Hard but that will not stop us from leaving when I got out about how we got -- okay here's the thing that kind of gotten that.
He when he's talking about Ryan's slandered and reduce the deficit by Republicans he says you know this is -- it's gonna hurt many airports children middle class families with autism or downs injured.
These -- the Americans -- be telling to fend for themselves.
So Paul Ryan's budget would have -- like children with disabilities defended.
It's a little.
Far don't you think well -- -- if you look at some of them some of the programs.
That would be cut under some of the ideas the proposal -- Now they're saying these kids would be out on the street fending for themselves ultimately hope not I mean with.
Thank goodness for people like Edie Falco who will be driving up and limousine and handing out had a dollar bill the real problem is -- nurse Jackie it's a terrible terrible.
By the way I really need to keep that lets you control money out of a little should be throwing pills pills and you can't.
I want to kind of attacking that -- legal bills kids that's really got it took I think of that route might might wrap up -- the speech was nothing but taxes that's all loans from the.
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