In response to:

Tax Rich Liberals

ldines Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 3:52 PM
Pass House Bill 25, The FairTax, it will take care of all needed taxation at the same rate for everyone with no loopholes. Read it and wonder why it has been setting idle for so long.
SMyles Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 4:08 PM
The parasites will not hand over their power. That's why it won't see the light of day.

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...