View Full Version : Tax Facts

07-04-2004, 02:38 PM
Every year an independent tax watchdog group analyzes
the average tax burden on Americans, and then
calculates the "Tax Freedom Day". This is the day
after which the money you earn goes to you, not the

This year, tax freedom day was April 11th. That's the
earliest it has been since 1991. It's latest day ever
was May 2nd, which occurred in 2000.

Notice anything special about those dates?

Today John Kerry gave a speech in which he claimed
Americans are actually paying more taxes under Bush,
despite the tax cuts. He gave no explanation and
provided no data for this claim.

Another interesting fact: Both George Bush and John
Kerry are wealthy men.

Bush owns only one home, his ranch in Texas.

Kerry owns 4 mansions, all worth several million
dollars. (His ski resort home in Idaho is an old barn
brought over from Europe in pieces. Not your average

Bush paid $250,000 in taxes this year; Kerry paid
$90,000. Does that sound right?

The man who wants to raise your taxes obviously has
figured out a way to avoid paying his own.

Miss Mally
07-04-2004, 02:45 PM
if Kerry was really for the poor man...the working class man...why don't he just sell a couple of those houses...and use the proceeds to build hundreds of houses for the poor?

Nope...He ain't gonna do it. He want to raise taxes and tell everyone else to give up their money.