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Leftists Admit They Want Big Tax Hikes on the Middle Class

D G Wrote: Aug 11, 2012 5:40 PM
Democrats have no accomplishments in decades to improve the long-term standard of living for working middle class families. Instead of looking out for the middle class, Democrats tax them to fund living expenses for people not willing to work. Democrats are counting on freeloaders to vote for them.

While I disagree with statists, I sometimes admire their discipline. They are very good at staying “on message.”

I am 100 percent confident, for instance, that they intend big tax hikes on the middle class, even though they would piously swear an oath to the contrary. Indeed, I suspect more than 90 percent of them secretly would like a value-added tax.

It’s not that they necessarily dislike ordinary people, but privately they understand that you can’t finance big government by taxing rich people.

Simply stated, there aren’t enough of the “1 percent.” Moreover, rich people have...

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