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(Global Geopolitics)   Panic-fest 2014 hits the US Treasury as we now have to raise the debt ceiling again. Fark double-panic Bonus: Almost all the cash will be gone soon after due to your tax refunds   (glblgeopolitics.wordpress.com) divider line 24
    More: Scary, debt limit, Bipartisan Policy Center, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, tax refunds, treasuries  
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2014-02-04 08:58:31 AM  
14 votes:

BizarreMan: Tax refund? What's that+


That's the thing where we borrow money from the poor people at zero percent interest all year long, and then have to pay it back at the beginning of the next year. It's a huge thing in the peasant calendar, sort of like a harvest festival used to be. Lots of drinking and shooting guns and chasing wenches.
2014-02-04 11:57:09 AM  
4 votes:
Republicans need to make a stand and shut down the government to protect our liberty.  Voters will reward them for their steadfastness in the face of out of control liberal entitlement welfare queen subsidies.
2014-02-04 12:45:48 PM  
3 votes:

BizarreMan: Tax refund? What's that+


I know right? I paid more in taxes this year then I used to make in a year. It's ridiculous. Farking old people. I wish I could pay taxes a la carte, like "hmm, you didn't pay into social security so you can't collect it, but you did pay into education so you can send your kid to public school. You've paid road taxes, here's your drivers license. Why isn't anyone paying to drop bombs on Pakistani children? Come on guys, we really want to make a bunch of brown folk angry at us, why won't you opt in to that tax?"
2014-02-04 12:01:16 PM  
3 votes:
I owe $5.  You're welcome.
2014-02-04 12:45:03 PM  
2 votes:

Franko: But at least you've got something to show for it, not like all those other debt-ridden countries that spend their money on healthcare and education.

[www.thenational.ae image 460x307]


Reminds me of this from yesterday's Business tab Greece thread:
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/its even funnier if you use the voices of Toki as Greece and Skwisgar as Germany
//from metalocalypse
2014-02-04 12:26:00 PM  
2 votes:

Joe Blowme: and the reason said countries dont have to spend on millitary, your welcome


We don't spend as much on military because we don't run around pissing everyone off and blowing up their babies. Nobody wants to kill us. You guys should try it.

You're welcome.
2014-02-04 12:24:42 PM  
2 votes:
Poor 'merikuh - always in a state of panic. Will she ever stop shrieking. lower her hoop-skirt & step off that parlour-room chair?
2014-02-04 12:08:02 PM  
2 votes:
I am getting a refund, but not all I paid. I expect a candigram.

/Candi being a 230lb transvestite
2014-02-04 12:02:04 PM  
2 votes:
Because a free hosted blog on WordPress.com is supposed to be a legitimate source?
2014-02-04 10:45:45 AM  
2 votes:
I haven't gotten a tax refund since the stock market started to improve.
Thanks, Obama!
2014-02-04 02:20:59 PM  
1 votes:
Ugh, HeadLever finally made my Ignore list.  I've seen a lot stupider and a lot worse, but I can only take the same goddamn debunked debtbug arguments so many times.
It's like that crazy uncle at family reunions. . . no, not the creepy one that just got out of jail, but the one everyone tries to avoid because every time it's the same conversation.
2014-02-04 01:09:52 PM  
1 votes:
What will the House Republicans do this time?
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Or will they have learned from the last time?
2014-02-04 01:04:48 PM  
1 votes:

macross87: Know how minnow who's fault it is?


Know how minnow who is caught sayof?
2014-02-04 12:55:05 PM  
1 votes:
I don't always get my news from the internet, but when I do I make sure the source is a blog on wordpress because it is all verified and supported fact!
2014-02-04 12:54:36 PM  
1 votes:
Time To.....


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2014-02-04 12:46:32 PM  
1 votes:
Set your withholding up so you don't get a refund. Why loan money at zero percent interest, when you can put it in the bank for half a percent interest?
2014-02-04 12:35:13 PM  
1 votes:

Doc Daneeka: tarheel07: rumpelstiltskin: BizarreMan: Tax refund? What's that+

That's the thing where we borrow money from the poor people at zero percent interest all year long, and then have to pay it back at the beginning of the next year. It's a huge thing in the peasant calendar, sort of like a harvest festival used to be. Lots of drinking and shooting guns and chasing wenches.

Devil's advocate, but if you owe taxes at the end of the year, the government's essentially loaned you money which you pay back interest-free too.

Not really, since it's not the government's money until the taxes are actually due on April 15th.

You could have zero withheld from your pay and pay your entire income tax out of pocket every April if you wanted. That wouldn't constitute the government loaning you the money - it's simply not giving the government money before it's actually due.


Actually scratch all that. I think that's wrong and I may have written something stupid.

I am obviously not a tax accountant.
2014-02-04 12:26:40 PM  
1 votes:

JC22: The fact that this happens every year now or every few months should tell you that there is a reallllly bad problem here...sooner or later folks this sh-t is going to collapse in upon itself.


No it won't! That's the beauty of it. We can continue to borrow from the Fed for ever and just never pay it back without ever having to worry about our dollars becoming worthless and being booted as the reserve currency. This party of freemoney will never end! We're just borrowing money from ourselves, and i don't know about you, but i'm ready to let that loan slide.
2014-02-04 12:26:24 PM  
1 votes:
I sent mine in today. Roomate still hasnt done hers for last year. She would get back a lot but she is lazy as shiat.
2014-02-04 12:26:08 PM  
1 votes:
I had more deductions this year than last so I'll be getting a refund.
2014-02-04 12:23:01 PM  
1 votes:

Bit'O'Gristle: Why not just raise taxes so high, that people are fighting over cans of dog food and pond water.


We already have that, it's called "United Airlines."
2014-02-04 12:14:40 PM  
1 votes:
But at least you've got something to show for it, not like all those other debt-ridden countries that spend their money on healthcare and education.

www.thenational.ae
2014-02-04 12:10:27 PM  
1 votes:
I made a mistake on my withholding election last year, so I owe about $1K in taxes.

THANKS OBAMA!
2014-02-04 11:22:54 AM  
1 votes:
American people problems.

and maybe Greece, too.
 
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