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Let the Real Fat Cats Pay Their Fair Share

karpe diem Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 1:11 AM
actually it is also a shrinking economy problem. from the day obama became president he did everything he could to choke the economy and reduce employment while wasting money supposedly growing the economy. the list of such actions is long: coal contracts denials, the Canada pipeline denial, drilling for oil off short denials, regulations which suffocate businesses, EPA rules that do nothing for the environment but strangle the economy. had he not done any of these horrid things we would have a much smaller deficit problem. but raising taxes is not about economics, it is about destroying america as we know it.
NewJAl Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 9:15 AM
Part of what is wanted by his mentor and friend, Bill Ayres, and his closest female adviser.
It has been a month or two since I mentioned Bill Ayres' old book, 'You dont have to be a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing', that I got free from an e-library. Ayres and his wife should be known by every voter. He escaped jail for planting bombs, but she did not. I suspect he wrote 'Dreams of my father' for Obama.

Who exactly were the rich who, as the president said, were not "paying their fair share"? The rapper Jay-Z (net worth: nearly $500 million)? The actor Johnny Depp (2011 income: $50 million)? Neither seems to have heard the president's earlier warning that, "at a certain point you've made enough money."

Could both zillionaires simply have quit making money at $10 million -- and thereby given their poorer audiences a break on ticket prices?

With all the talk of raising taxes on the supposedly conservative wannabes who make $250,000 per year, why not additionally levy a $3 surcharge on discretionary tickets for...