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Tax Rich Liberals

maryanne24 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 11:18 PM
That is why I can't send Hollywood and I haven't been to a movie in 20 years. I can't stand them telling me to pay more. My salary is about $80,000 per year. (MY husband makes more yes, but still..)They spend that in a day or an hour......There is such a vast difference in middle class person and them. So if they care so much why don;t they keep about $80,000 PER YEAR and give the rest to the government..Heck, let them keep 500,000 per year and give the rest to the government. Untilo then, they hold shut up about what us in the middle pay.

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...