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I think that taxes would be fair if we first get rid of the tax code. This is the ultimate solution, not to just say we're going to trim around the edges, not to say that we will try to simplify a little of this and a little of that. The problem is, replace the tax code, so we can establish tax fairness for everybody.

Tags: Problem, Try  ✍ Author: Herman Cain

A truly common culture is not one in which we all think alike, or in which we all believe that fairness is next to godliness, but one in which everyone is allowed to be in on the project of cooperatively shaping a common way of life.

Tags: Everyone, Life  ✍ Author: Terry Eagleton

Microsoft is not about greed. It's about innovation and fairness.

Tags: Greed, Innovation  ✍ Author: Bill Gates

What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent. The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the government of this country they have accepted and admitted.

Tags: Country, Government  ✍ Author: Olusegun Obasanjo

But as someone pointed out earlier, it is not really about fairness; it is about taking finite resources and applying them where they will have the most effect.

Tags: Someone, Taking  ✍ Author: Jim Walsh

And that's how we build the economy of the future. An economy with more jobs and less debt, we root it in fairness. We grow it with opportunity. And we build it together.

Tags: Future, Together  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Warren

Fairness is not about statistical equality.

Tags: Equality  ✍ Author: John Bercow

Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause.

Tags: Ill, Process  ✍ Author: William J. Brennan, Jr.

If you think spreading money around by force seems like an odd definition of fairness, you're not alone.

Tags: Alone, Money  ✍ Author: Arthur C. Brooks

We need to build websites with celebrity speakers who talk about the ideals of fairness, sharing, democratic cooperation, and altruism in public life.

Tags: Life, Talk  ✍ Author: Deepak Chopra

I don't think the folks in the low-tax states really want to go into a fairness discussion. Residents of Connecticut and New York would love to remind them how much they pay in federal taxes to support programs for Mississippi and South Dakota.

Tags: Love, Support  ✍ Author: Gail Collins

You know what Americans are really sensitive to? Issues of fairness. I think this is a modern phenomenon, born of the civil rights movement. Once you convince Americans that something is basically unfair, you've got a winning cause.

Tags: Once, Winning  ✍ Author: Gail Collins

Some people believe that fairness comes with obeying the rules. I'm one of those people.

Tags: Obeying, Rules  ✍ Author: Al Green

I will end the history of division and conflict through reconciliation and fairness.

Tags: End, History  ✍ Author: Park Geun-hye

As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions.

Tags: God, Religion  ✍ Author: Stephen Harper

Fairness is not an attitude. It's a professional skill that must be developed and exercised.

Tags: Attitude, Skill  ✍ Author: Brit Hume

Fairness and justice will be the base of my government.

Tags: Government, Justice  ✍ Author: Moon Jae-in

Fairness through leveling is the essence of Obamaism.

Tags: Essence, Leveling  ✍ Author: Charles Krauthammer

The Fairness Project is endeavoring to try to do what we can to make a fairer society.

Tags: Society, Try  ✍ Author: Mike Lowry

When we talk about the minimum wage, we have to ask ourselves what it is that we owe both our workers and employers. I think clearly we owe them fairness.

Tags: Both, Talk  ✍ Author: Dalton McGuinty

We say to the British government: you have kept those sculptures for almost two centuries. You have cared for them as well as you could, for which we thank you. But now in the name of fairness and morality, please give them back.

Tags: Give, Government  ✍ Author: Melina Mercouri

Modern politics today requires a mastery of television. I've never really warmed up to television and, in fairness to television, it's never warmed up to me.

Tags: Politics, Today  ✍ Author: Walter F. Mondale

To do so, we are creating a Fairness for Switzerland Committee that will not only disseminate some of the facts, but also protect a relationship that is important to all of us in North America.

Tags: America, Facts  ✍ Author: Peter Munk

I think perfect objectivity is an unrealistic goal; fairness, however, is not.

Tags: Goal, Perfect  ✍ Author: Kevin Pollak

Most arguments for instituting or raising a minimum wage are based on fairness and redistribution. Even if workers are getting a competitive wage, many of us are deeply disturbed that some hard-working families still have very little.

Tags: Based, Getting  ✍ Author: Christina Romer
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I'm not feeling undertaxed. Tax reform is an important issue. You have to have an inherent sense of fairness.

Tags: Feeling, Sense  ✍ Author: Norman Schwarzkopf

I should in fairness add that my taste in music is reputedly deplorable.

Tags: Music, Taste  ✍ Author: Paul Scofield

My role was to bring about fairness in the workplace. All I did was implement the laws that were currently on the books.

Tags: Books, Bring  ✍ Author: Hilda Solis

Tax rates for the wealthy should revert to Clinton-era levels, both because it is necessary for long-term deficit reduction and because fairness dictates it. Moreover, there is no proof that higher marginal rates dissuade investment, all the rhetoric from the Right notwithstanding.

Tags: Both, Tax  ✍ Author: Eliot Spitzer

In contrast to what most prosecutors do, we try to treat all individuals with complete fairness. We do not go out and hold press conferences and the like.

Tags: Treat, Try  ✍ Author: Kenneth Starr

Fairness is what justice really is.

Tags: Justice  ✍ Author: Potter Stewart

But, in fairness to them, too, the popular song per se is really a pretty shallow medium to perform in.

Tags: Pretty, Song  ✍ Author: Mel Torme

Speaking of tax fairness, it was Senator Kerry who voted to increase the income tax on senior citizens on Social Security, earning as little as $32,000 a year.

Tags: Social, Year  ✍ Author: Bill Weld

According to the IRS, the wealthiest 400 Americans, who earned an average of roughly $270 million in 2008, paid an average tax rate of just 18.2 percent that year. That's about the same rate paid by a single truck driver in Rhode Island. It's not right, and we need to restore fairness to our tax code.

Tags: Single, Year  ✍ Author: Sheldon Whitehouse

It's just better to promote love and fairness and equality than it is to promote something you think is based on your religious beliefs.

Tags: Equality, Love  ✍ Author: Jane Wiedlin

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