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Liberals Pine for China's Top-Down Society

FletchforFreedom Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 10:12 AM
Yes, liberals are. Still misusing terms like individualist (which the Founders and conservatives are)? Or communitarian? Maybe you're still pretending that gun control saves childrens lives rather than gun rights? Or calling Hamilton the "father" of American conservatism (there isn't one)? Or perhaps you're still confused about the fact that the phrase "all men are created equal" is a classical liberal/modern conservative concept that emphasizes inherent equality not equality of outcome? Still a rebel without a clue?

Kenneth416 wrote: While I will not be affected by the increase in the marginal rate of taxation of salaries and wages from the current 35% to 39.6% (as under the Clinton-era), I doubt that it will have a serious effect on the behavior of the highest earners. Note that, for a high earner who earns $1M, the additional income tax will be only $46,000, less than the cost of the luxury Mercedes or Lexus he or she drives (and which is probably provided by his/her employer, anyway). The real bite comes in the tax on Dividends and Cap Gains, where the...