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    phreaks said:
    Bas said:
    Where do you think their tax cuts come from.

    Umm and the 38% of Americans that DON'T pay taxes get a check, where does that money come from?
    He is redistributing the wealth.

    Taxes are inevitable - so how do you get the tax that isn't a "redistribution"? Either you put a flat tax per person which hits the poor very hard (as it becomes a high proportion of their income) or you choose a percentage based scheme which hits the richest in real terms the most. Arguably you should choose a weighted percentage system, since the super-wealthy pay as a proportion of their income much more on luxuries and non-essentials.

    There is no such thing as a tax scheme that isn't a redistribution of wealth.