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Harry Reid: We Need the “Wealthiest Among Us” to Pay More to Reduce the Deficit

kyman55 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 4:02 PM
----------THEN--------------------------------------------------- Dwight David Eisenhower 34th. President, Republican, Term Of Office: January 20, 1953 to January 20, 1961 In 1958 is the first year that Congress, not President Eisenhower, voted to remove funds from Social Security and put it into the General Fund for Congress to spend. It was a democratically controlled Congress. Congress's logic at that time was that there was so much money in Social Security Fund that it would never run out / be used up for the purpose it was intended / set aside for. -------------WORSE STILL------------------------------------------------ Lyndon Baines Johnson 36th.. President, Democrat Term Of Office: November 22, 1963 to Januar

Ugh. It’s probably a good idea to finally accept the fact (if you haven’t already) that the American left’s unquenchable thirst for ever-higher taxes on “the rich” will never, ever be satiated, no matter how much money they get. Only if we tax upper incomes earners more, they insist with a smile and a straight face, can we finally find a “balanced approach” to solve the greatest fiscal challenges of our time. This is nonsense, of course, but Democrats in Washington seem utterly incapable of facing reality and accepting hard-truths. Enter Harry Reid (via Daniel...