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Old 11-16-2011, 07:07 PM   #15
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I have never understood why folks who don't own a house with a mortgage are required to subsidize those that do. Someone has to make up for the taxes. A deduction for a second home is just absurd. I also don't understand why single taxpayers have to subsidize other peoples kids through the additional personal exemptions. We need to eliminate all tax exemptions and lower the rates for all.

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Lots of complacency on this topic. That's a real shame. I pay so much in taxes already. My coach is one of the few deductions I have left. AMT took the rest.

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Let's face it folks, the fat lady is warming up!
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:55 AM   #18
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RV'ers are enjoying a rapidly expanding highway infrastructure, the likes of which we've never seen. Imagine being a FT in the 1920s or even in the 1970s. The challenges would be daunting. The MID is essentially a govt subsidy for those of us who, in ways unique to us and truckers, depend on this increasingly costly network. Yes, it's been wonderful, but hardly fair.

If I wish to argue the point that the source of that benevolence needs to be shrunk, that taxes be applied on a more equitable basis, can I then expect this handout and not be hypocritical?
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:02 AM   #19
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I have ----SO--- much to add to this thread; but I won't; and I can't say why.
I"d get banned for sure.
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While the MID for RV owners is a valid discussion, too many cannot stay on topic without making general political comments, which are not permitted by iRV2's rules and as a result we are closing this thread.

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