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Report: Boehner Proposes Tax Rate Hike on Millionaires, White House Rejects (UPDATE: Or Not?)

lemmi Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 10:48 AM
Class warfare and envy are winning. Greed as defined (the want for more than one needs) is a characteristic of mankind (if you own jewelry you fit the definition of greedy), It can spawn two emotions either ambition or envy. Ambition creates people like Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell and Henry Ford, three of many 1%ers that have made life better for almost every person on earth and are responsible for millions of jobs over the decades. The other emotion envy spawns crime and communism.

We had the AP's write-up of this story on the homepage yesterday, but I think it's worth a second look.  Politico initially broke the news, so let's consult the original source:

Speaker John Boehner has proposed allowing tax rates to rise for the wealthiest Americans if President Barack Obama agrees to major entitlement cuts, according to several sources close to the talks. It is the first time Boehner has offered any boost in marginal tax rates for any income group, and it would represent a major concession for the Ohio Republican. Boehner suggested hiking...