Author: Briarroot Date: Jan 28, 2010 21:41
On 1/28/2010 3:01 AM, Ngo Dinh Diem wrote:
> On Jan 28, 1:41 pm, Mark Peeplesintcomm.net> wrote:
>> BTW, here's an opinionated comment.
>> Fuck you, deal with your own NZ politics, and don't worry about our's.
> Hi Mark, always nice to hear your constuctive input. Of course 20c
> will be taken from $1 for both Mr Rich and Mr Poor, which is why I
> linked the sums mentioned to the purchasing power, net income and
> disposable income of both. Mr Poor has far less of this than Mr Rich,
> and so in relation to his net income, is effectively taxed at a
> greater rate since he is far less able to absorb the tax take. This is
> why progressive income taxes are more just than a flat tax rate, as
> well as being a mechanism for wealth transfer. It would be nice to
> deal with my own...