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Let the Real Fat Cats Pay Their Fair Share

Deb290 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 4:17 PM
You are completely missing his point. Hanson does not believe in higher taxes. He is only saying, hey if you're going to target ONE wealthy group, the business owners, you MUST target those filthy rich that get away with hiding their money in phoney foundations and other tax shelters. Most of those happen to be the Democrats rich buddies, so they don't go after THEIR money, only the money of those who create jobs for people. Again, he is trying to make a point of how unfair the so-called "fair" taxation of the rich the Democrats want to do is.

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...