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Tax Rich Liberals

JasonCharleston Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 10:37 PM
Rich liberals WILL not be paying tax EVER. It's why they want high taxes. This is the SILLINESS of the GOP argument. This is the best place to attack liberals. Warren Buffett will NEVER pay taxes. Soros will NEVER pay taxes. Jeffery Immelt will NEVER pay taxes. It's for their competitors. It's so easy to demonze our competitors. Why don't our "leader" do it?

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...