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Gilded Class Warriors

Kevin 354 Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 11:58 AM
I have no desire to punnish Facebook's investors any more than I have the desire to punish the investor in a cotton gin, or plow for his own use. If I am to defend them in their endeavors, I must apply the law of taxation equally without regard to their profit, but their investment. Millions of losing lottery tickets cost the same as the winning ticket.

In his first term President Obama was criticized for trash-talking the one-percenters while enjoying the aristocracy of Martha's Vineyard and the nation's most exclusive golf courses.

Obama never quite squared his accusations that "millionaires and billionaires" had not paid their fair share with his own obvious enjoyment of the perks of "corporate jet owners," "fat cat bankers" and Las Vegas junketeers.

Now, that paradox has continued right off the bat in the second term. In the State of the Union, Obama once more went after "the few," and "the wealthiest and the most powerful," whom he blasted as the "well-off and...