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Warren Buffett and the Corrupting of the American Soul

Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 3:55 PM
Buffet has gone to great lengths to shelter his wealth from government. Even to the point of putting much of it in trusts so that estate taxes won't get it after he dies.
“Bottom line…would raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans have a chilling effect on hiring?”

It was Matt Lauer’s final interview question for his guest, on last Tuesday’s episode of NBC-TV’s “Today” show.

“No,” the guest adamantly replied. “No… and I think it would have a great effect in terms of the morale of the middle class..”

The guest was famed investor Warren Buffett, CEO of the Berkshire Hathaway holding company and a personal friend of President Obama (and by the way, did you know that Obama calls him, and not the other way around? Mr. Buffett would...

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