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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 2 months ago

Why doesn't Bernie and other communists specify what they mean when they say the rich should pay "their fair share"?

Why don't they ever quantify "fair share"? It's too vague, guys. And what is their evidence that the rich don't pay "their fair share" (whatever "fair share" is)? If they're implying that the rich don't pay equal amounts in taxes, they're right; the rich actually pay more percentage-wise. We have a progressive tax system. So, I'm wondering how much in taxes would these commies be content with. 99%?

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  • 2 months ago

    BECAUSE THE FAIR SHARE IS 100% OF WHAT THEY EARN

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  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Sanders is a mere SOCIALDEMOCRAT. Communists will be happy when money and barter have been abolished. "work according to ability, receive according to need"

    Most people will be happy when all that the rich have left is what they would have if they had worked just as hard for every dollar as what ordinary mortals would have to for the same amount

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  • 2 months ago

    "fair share" is everything over what they themselves have

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  • 2 months ago

    all this crap about the rich...every candidate up there was the rich. what they really mean is poor and middle-class....that's where the money is.

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  • 2 months ago

    Communists want a society based on equality, with no rich or poor people, and with no state (hence no taxes). Sanders just wants to reform capitalism.

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  • 2 months ago

    Rich people need to be taxed heavily. We should all have access to health care. They are not paying their fair share. Only smart and well educated people, such as myself, seem to grasp this concept. 

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  • ?
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    To be fair, when politicians start to be specific on what they mean, they lose support... and that's every one of them.

    Trump gets a pass on that because he doesn't really mean to say anything except what his base wants to hear.

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  • Leo
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Probably the same thing Reagan did when used the same expression.

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  • John W
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Roll back Republican tax cuts to rich to 1960s standards. Or maybe the Eisenhower 90% marginal tax on income over $100k.

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