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How Democrats Can Get What They Want: Agree With Republicans

Jerry555 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 11:44 AM
Boehner, This Admin is NOT serious, the deductions will give them more money than Tax Hikes. Simple. Campaign Promises. Millionaires and Billionaires. Talking Points.
Democrats have said that that their priorities when it comes to a fiscal cliff deal are to raise more tax revenue and make the tax code more progressive.

Which is why it's odd to see them drawing a line in the sand on raising tax rates.

Raising marginal income tax rates is one of the most economically harmful ways to raise taxes. (The only provisions of the tax code that are more damaging are the corporate income tax and taxes on savings and investments.) Perhaps the only explanation is that Democrats don't actually care about...