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Tax Rich Liberals

Dave M Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 11:17 PM
Coulter's idea sounds like good Schadenfreude- but in the end is just that -Schadenfreude. It accomplishes nothing, and teaches nothing. I prefer the "present" mode- it passes without your vote. When the inevitable happens there is at least a chance an adult -who is NOT named McCain, Grahm, Boehner, or McConnell- will be able to pick up the pieces. With Ann's plan there is zero chance of that happening.

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...