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The Largest Tax Increase Since World War II

dweimaraner Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 5:25 PM
it also allows ilegal wiretaps that earlier laws of elec. surveillance do not address. why else is the NSA building a massive data storage facility of the likes of a million sq. feet? they are intercepting just about every voice communication inbound and outbound of the US.
Fully going over the fiscal cliff would be the largest tax increase since World War II, according to the Tax Foundation and will result in the highest top tax rates in decades. They've composed a chart tracking marginal rates since 1954. Take a look at the end, and the size of the jump projected in tax rates:

Keep in mind that as rates have come down, average tax revenue has stayed roughly the same. Reforms to the U.S. tax code have given us one of the most - if not the single most - progressive...