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Tax Rich Liberals

lcarlson Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 5:05 PM
Dear Ann' Why do the republicans not listen to you and some others that make so much sense. It's like they never went to school in the first place let alone studying economics.

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...