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  •  Had to look up marginal tax rate in (2+ / 0-)
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    sethtriggs, billlaurelMD

    wiki and just as baffled as before the visit. My brain does not comprehend such language; it's scammy and nonsensical to me. Plus, I don't have a lick of math. :-P
    If someone could make an EZ soundbite explaining marginal tax rate, it would be a freakin miracle. Is it a good thing?
    I'm below poverty level on SocSec and odd jobs with 1 year till Medicare, so we don't pay much Fed tax, if any.

    I ♥ President Obama. ~ Yes, we did. Again.
    NOW: Hands off SocSec, Medicare and Medicaid. NO Grand Bargain.
    Rich pay a bit more. DoD take a bit less. End war on Afghanistan sooner.

    by OleHippieChick on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 04:34:36 PM PST

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    •  I would hope you own NO tax other than SS (0+ / 0-)

      and Medicare.  I might give it a try one day soon and see if it works for you.  I'll have to look at that wiki page in the meantime.

      "Mitt Romney has more positions than the Kama Sutra." -- me "Social justice is love, made public." -- Cornel West

      by billlaurelMD on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 01:56:52 PM PST

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