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The Tax-The-Rich Fairy Tale

bisoncookie Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 5:13 PM
OBAMA’S MONEY PLANS BACKED BY COMMUNISTS. The Communist Party USA is backing Barack Obama’s position on the coming fiscal cliff and claims its economic program “will unfold in the coming year” with the reelection of Obama and continued Democrat control of the U.S. Senate. The statement came from Joelle Fishman, chairwoman of the … READ MORE:

A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST.

The Obama administration and its allies are so eager to portray tax hikes on the rich as the solution to all our problems that they desperately desire to persuade the public that tax cuts for the rich caused all those problems in the first place.

Perhaps the most outrageous expression of this argument comes in a controversial new video from the California Federation of Teachers called “TAX THE RICH: AN ANIMATED FAIRY TALE.”

This eight-minute piece of puerile propaganda features the warm and winning voice of the 83-year-old...