The U.S. Continues to Be One of the Least Taxed of the Developed Countries

The U.S. Continues to Be One of the Least Taxed of the Developed Countries
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The U.S. was the third least taxed country in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in 2010, the most recent year for which OECD has complete data.

Of all the OECD countries, which are essentially the countries the U.S. trades with and competes with, only Chile and Mexico collect less taxes as a percentage of their overall economy (as a percentage of gross domestic product, or GDP).

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You obviously think you're not paying your "fair share".

You are totally within your rights to pay more. Just change your W2, claim zero dependents and then DON'T file for a refund, or better yet, send in an extra check to the IRS.

No EVEN BETTER! You should move to one of your Socialist utpoian societys like Cuba or China!

Don't blame me,
I didn't vote for a

No I don't think I or you should be paying more for those two unfunded wars. Remember who got a tax cut in 2003 while the "decider" was raging two unfunded wars that will ultimately cost us 6 trillion dollars. Lips stop being such a useful idiot!

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The Senate voted UNANIMOUSLY to go to war you miserable liberal chicken sissy !!!

Just pay your high gas prices at $3.54 for 50 months in a row and wish to what ever god you profess, that gas should be where it averaged for 8 years under GW, at $1.82 asshole !!!

You might want to check your facts, MAC. If you're talking about the "Iraq War Resolution", which gave Bush the power to go to war, that vote was not unanimous.

Being off 1%...bloody sad that .

"When we pass OweBaMaoscare Healthnightmare-800,000 new jobs will be immediately created"-Nazi Pelosi.
Results: 73 new hospital construction projects killed, and over 300 expansions put on hold !

And, 24 new taxes, fines, death panels, and prison should you not abide by this totalitarian regimes dictates !!

Where are you getting your numbers from, MAC?
If you are talking about Afghanistan, it was not unanimous, but close. I'll give you "close" on that one. However, if we are talking about Iraq, I can not let your inaccuracy of the true history go unchallenged. That vote was far from unanimous.

In the "Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002", often called the "Iraq War Resolution", which authorized the use of military action against Iraq (even though we hadn't really declared war) the count was:
In The Senate-
Republicans 48 aye, 1 nay
Democrats 29 aye, 21 nay
Independent 0 aye, 1 nay

In The House-
Republicans 215 aye, 6 nay
Democrats 82 aye, 126 nay
Independent 0 aye, 1 nay

Here are some sources:

First of all - did you ask yourself when you read (if you read) the article you posted, what was the agenda of whoever wrote it?

Why in the world should Americans support the rest of the world in perpetuity???? (That's just for starters.) Because that is the agenda behind FOREIGN COUNTRIES criticizing the U.S. for just about anything. It is NO BUSINESS of the idiot Europeans how (over-taxed) American citizens are taxed. IT IS NONE OF THEIR BUSINESS.

Problem is - they ALL have their hands out. Including Muslim countries. And Obama is giving them American taxpayer dollars hand-over-fist. Then there is Syria - which is NONE OF OUR BUSINESS. The Islamic "rebels" - meaning Muslim extremists - are begging for our tax dollars. Why? So Obama can then give them Jet fighters like he gave to Morsi in Egypt? Morsi, who is now oppressing and murdering his own countrymen? You don't smell INSANE CORRUPTION here?

Another problem - If you want U.S. citizens to be taxed more than they are - which ALWAYS hits the poor harder than anyone - EXACTLY WHEN ARE SOME OF OUR TAX DOLLARS GOING TO BE SPENT ON AMERICAN CITIZENS WHO WORK FOR THOSE TAX DOLLARS?

It would have been much more useful if you had provided some chart of the relative amounts OECD countries contribute to the International Monetary Fund. Do you know how much we gave to the IMF just this year? A small fortune, that should be spent on OUR citizens. The IMF was tapped to bail out what little doo-dad country this last time? Cypress, was it? And why? Well, among other screwball things they are doing in Europe - Cypress is where rich Russian oligarchs were parking their riches. They have withdrawn their riches to park elsewhere - Meanwhile the Wendy's and K-Mart workers of American are having their tax dollars CONFISCATED in order to bail out Cypress (via the IMF) and any other goofball country OR DICTATOR who comes begging.

You know NOTHING about economics (U.S. or otherwise), plain and simple. You need to go volunteer at some mission or food bank, and come to a realization that we owe our own needy before we join any more of these international organizations that rob us blind.

Here is the wikipedia blurb on the OECD.
Before my eyes glazed over, all I could think was "Oh big hot hairy deal." Another goofball organization whose main objective is to milk this country dry. Soviet espionage agent & American citizen, Alger Hiss was the architect of the U.N., and sat right behind Roosevelt at Yalta (during the time Hiss was passing U.S. intelligence to the Soviets). You are beginning to remind me of him.

But then, all leftists tend to remind me of him. For the uninitiated - Roosevelt had been warned prior to Yalta that Hiss was not to be trusted, was involved in espionage, etc. FDR ignored all warnings, took Hiss to Yalta, and praised "Uncle Joe" Stalin, the communist monster.

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