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Liberal Billionaires to Call for More Death Taxes

John6445 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:11 PM
Nothing stopping these guys from writing a check to avoid the fiscal cliff right now.
Whitebeard Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:20 PM
I guess you didn't catch the clear statement that farmers are "asset rich and cash poor."
Bufa Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:23 PM
I believe he was refering to Gates and company.

Tomorrow in New York City, prominent liberal billionaires Bill Gates, former Treasury Secretary and co-chairman of Goldman Sachs Robert Rubin, Abigail Disney, Richard Rockerfeller and Vanguard Founder John Bogle will call for a hike in the federal death tax in order to "avert the fiscal cliff austerity bomb." In 2009, President Obama brought back the death tax after President Bush attempted to abolish it.

President Obama's budget keeps the estate tax at its 2009 level, which means the government gets 45 percent of a dead person's estate valued over $3.5 million dollars or $7 million for a...