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Let the Real Fat Cats Pay Their Fair Share

Cal18 Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 9:12 AM
Of course not. It's a never-ending game of more, more, more. In 2010, it was gays in the military. Last year it was Obamacare. Today it's 4% on the top 1%. There will ALWAYS be some liberal angry about some perceived injustice petitioning government to "level the playing field." That's the "beauty" of Prague-ressivism. There will always be a new cause from the amount of salt we eat, to what we drive, to how healthcare should be provided. And there will always be a Democrat ready to turn the cause into new regulations or laws. We conservatives stand for retaining and preserving the best in society. They stand for chipping away at it and won't rest until everything crumbles. Only then will the utopia be possible....

Who exactly were the rich who, as the president said, were not "paying their fair share"? The rapper Jay-Z (net worth: nearly $500 million)? The actor Johnny Depp (2011 income: $50 million)? Neither seems to have heard the president's earlier warning that, "at a certain point you've made enough money."

Could both zillionaires simply have quit making money at $10 million -- and thereby given their poorer audiences a break on ticket prices?

With all the talk of raising taxes on the supposedly conservative wannabes who make $250,000 per year, why not additionally levy a $3 surcharge on discretionary tickets for...