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Tax Rich Liberals

jamak Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 4:35 PM
Wow, your ignorance is amazing. You just don't understand the very basics of Economics. Assuming you work for a living and are not on government dole, how do you yourself "contribute to the job market"? How do you bring "value" to the market that others are willing to pay for? You should sometimes take a moment to think about these questions and try to answer them because if you were actually making those kinds of statements in front of people you would come across looking very stupid.

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...