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Tax Rich Liberals

kamikazetom Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 11:04 PM
yes it would destroy the country but would be a fun watching all the rich libs squeal for a change - big thing to go after is the wealth no matter where it's held so that people like the Kennedy's who have lived on trust funds/hiding their funds in tax shelters are finally forced to pay their 'fair share'

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...