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DOMA & Financial Inequality - Suze Orman, Financial Expert, on the Cost of Banning Gay Marriage
CNN ^ | 2-23-2013 | Suze Orman

Posted on 02/23/2013 8:11:42 PM PST by ExxonPatrolUs

Suze Orman appears on CNN to discuss the unfair FINANCIAL burden that DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) has on gay married couples.

What most people don't realize is that despite 9 states and the District of Columbia legalizing same-sex marriage..... the Federal Government has not legalized same-sex marriage. In fact, they have a federal law specifically dedicated NOT to recognize same-sex couples at the federal level (DOMA).

Suze explains the challenges that married same-sex couples experience due to their marriages not being recognized. These include:

1) Adding a same-sex spouse to a health insurance policy. -- income taxes will need to be paid on that imputed benefit. (at an average cost of $5,000 - $9,000 / year in taxes)

2) Estate Taxes - same-sex married couples will lose over 50% of their estate to estate taxes. Compare this to a straight married couple who would not owe 1 penny in estate tax if a spouse were to die.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda

1 posted on 02/23/2013 8:11:46 PM PST by ExxonPatrolUs
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To: ExxonPatrolUs
Oh, how precious.

A fervent lesbo whining about the financial burden of homosexual arrangements not having some sort of, whatever.............

2 posted on 02/23/2013 8:14:47 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

uhhhhhhh Suze Orman is a known carpet muncher. I’m sure her financial views weren’t influenced by her personal choices in life partners.


3 posted on 02/23/2013 8:15:24 PM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Many have been conditioned to think the state defines marriage, so to them marriage is just a legal contract that can be applied, broken, and resumed between any parties that judges, pols, or 51% of the voting public think should have it. That’s it, that’s all it will ever be to the state.

Pope Leo XIII warned about this 130 years ago.

Freegards


4 posted on 02/23/2013 8:27:53 PM PST by Ransomed
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Oh, from this wench who gives financial advice .... but keeps all or most of her money in CD’s....


5 posted on 02/23/2013 8:42:55 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Gay propaganda. Lovely.


6 posted on 02/23/2013 9:09:36 PM PST by Politicalmom (Liberalism. Ideas so great they have to be mandatory.-FReeper Osage Orange)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

GFY Suze Sodomite!


7 posted on 02/23/2013 9:25:33 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Why post this pro Sodomite agenda BS?

You must an avid Suze watcher...


8 posted on 02/23/2013 9:28:40 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Why would anyone want to “recognize” particularly evil acts (Vice) in a Just society. Not only that-—trying to give special rights to such a SEXIST ideology which does vile dehumanizing things to people should be outlawed. It is also sexist to promote hatred for half of the human race.

Just Law has to promote Justice and the General Welfare which supports the system which best protects the Natural Rights of babies-—to be raised by their biological parents. That is the Natural Law which is basis of our Supreme Law of the Land-—which can not be undermined by sexist, Vice-promoting laws.

Poking things in body cavities is not something to base an institution on...it is sick and warped used of the body. Justice demands laws which promote Virtue. Denying nature is insanity and people should be put away for it.


9 posted on 02/23/2013 9:38:46 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Yes let’s ask a lesbian about this. Of course you know what the answer is.


10 posted on 02/23/2013 9:41:00 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Call it a civil union and let them get the benefits. I reall do not care if gay couples get benfits.

As a matter of fact, if Republicans said gay couples can receive benefits, it takes the narrative away from the libs. Who cares as long as marriage in the eyes of god is between a man and a woman?

Republicans should also say they support choice. And with that say that they are pro choice and they support life. Let the Rats take the position of supporting death.

We are losing a cultural war because we let the left define an issue using labels. By agreeing with them and using our own labels, we take away the lefts advantage.


11 posted on 02/23/2013 9:58:59 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Got a problem? Nothing a drone strike can't fix.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

nope.

it doesn’t take the arrative away because repubs never go as far as the democrats go. it’s never enough, you can’t out-lib a lib.

read up on the dialectic, read up on the delphi technique, they just keep pushing left and dragging us along via incrementalism thru compromise and appeasement.

if we all recognized what they were doing and didn’t go along we’d have different outcomes because what we’d do is start pushing things back right, and force them to come back our way. but too many of our side are rinos and too many actually like the direction the libs are leading things, so it won’t happen.


12 posted on 02/23/2013 10:30:59 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: savagesusie
If I am not mistaken, only two of the nine states implemented faggot marriage through the legislative process. The remaining seven were through judicial fiat, which is what the Left proposes at the national level.

What a horrible future awaits a republic once dedicated to the maxim that no law can be legitimate without the consent of the people.

As for the 14th Amendment and equal protection, it was in an earlier, less Utopian time when we passed another amendment, to guarantee female suffrage. I wonder how long, absent the 19th, a Scotus could have resisted granting women's suffrage on 14th Amendment grounds.

13 posted on 02/24/2013 4:55:12 AM PST by Jacquerie ("How few were left who had seen the republic!" - Tacitus, The Annals)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks ExxonPatrolUs. Know your enemy.
14 posted on 02/24/2013 5:11:04 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Well, she is a dyke after all.


15 posted on 02/24/2013 5:13:57 AM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: doorgunner69

Flat tax would fix all of this. Why should some people pay more taxes than others. This is tyranny at its best. Tax people evenly. It is such a simple solution.


16 posted on 02/24/2013 5:49:48 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: Jacquerie

I think there are nine states that recognize ‘gay marriage’. Three states have now approved gay marriage through the popular voting process, Maine, Maryland and Washington. A few others used pols like you say, the rest have used the courts.

Freegards


17 posted on 02/24/2013 7:57:32 AM PST by Ransomed
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

The “penalties” are mostly tax breaks the federal government gives to encourage stable biological units where kids are born and raised.


18 posted on 02/24/2013 9:19:11 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Having kids but not being married puts an unfair financial burden on the poor women having the kids. It’s just not fair!!!!!


19 posted on 02/24/2013 9:50:19 AM PST by DungeonMaster (How does God feel about gay marriage?)
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To: Drango
I’m sure her financial views weren’t influenced by her personal choices in life partners.

Are her numbers wrong?

20 posted on 02/25/2013 11:01:05 AM PST by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: Lurking Libertarian

Her numbers aren’t wrong.

They’re being used to advance an Equal Protections/it just isn’t fair argument in support of recognizing gay marriage at the Federal level.


21 posted on 02/25/2013 11:07:49 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: Lurking Libertarian
Are her numbers wrong?

No idea, I didn't look at them. I don't take financial advise from Suze Orman any more than I consult a Ouija board. You didn't ask, but her spouse is wrong.

22 posted on 02/25/2013 5:47:46 PM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Lurking Libertarian
Are her numbers wrong?

Who cares -she argues premised upon the leftist 'inequality' meme.

How dare the perverts be less privileged -it is quite unfair that society does not recognize monetarily that all orifices are of equal benefit to society!

As lord kenya marxist manboy would say -it matters not who you love e.g. it matters not how perverted and disordered you are in your choices for sexual gratification.

Oh the humanity -look at the numbers says the morally devoid libertarian!

ROTFLMAO!!!!!

23 posted on 02/25/2013 11:16:42 PM PST by DBeers (†)
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