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Tax Rich Liberals

fsherman Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 9:50 AM
The only reason it will not work is the republicans don't have the resolve to get it done. Our founding fathers would have run the socialists out of the country Tared and fethered.

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...