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Tax Rich Liberals

goldilocks Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 1:37 PM
Coulter's raison d'etre is to oppose liberals libertarians and moderates.
WS2 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 1:41 PM
and the problem is.....? Mucking foron libtard.
Raven7 Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 7:41 PM
Actually, it's to try to make people think - sorry you're offended by that notion.
goldilocks Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 12:57 PM
i am not offended.

in my own way i try to get people to think.
FletchforFreedom Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 4:47 PM
And yet the issue is that we don't need the help but you do. For example, individualism is about placing individual liberty as the primary focus (even if there are duties to one's fellow men). Thus, conservatives, including religious ones and the Founding Fathers were, by definition, individualists and not communalists or communitarians. The phrase "all men are created equal" is a classical liberal/modern conservative position as it emphasizes inherent individual equality and not equality of outcome. There is no such thing as positive liberty. They were not "elitists" and acceptance of hierarchy does not make them otherwise - nor is hierarchy in any way problematic.

Republicans have been forced into a Hobson's choice of either letting the Bush tax cuts expire for everyone or agreeing to a tax hike on the top 2 percent of income earners (not to be confused with "the rich," who have already made, inherited or married their money).

If Republicans object to the Democrats' hitting job creators with a tax hike, three things will happen: Taxes will go up for everyone; Republicans will be seen as the "party of the rich"; and the inevitable economic collapse will be blamed on Republicans.

If Democrats were merely trying to raise...