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Ratas y Ratones Wrote: May 20, 2012 6:26 PM
James_Offshore Wrote: 46 minutes ago (5:29 PM) Ratas I served 20 Years in the military, and went to school at night so I could become a Surveyor and work for the evil oil companies.. ~~ If what you say is true, I thank you for your service. I still believe you have never been in the Service. Oh, gee. Those evil Oil companies. Sorry. You would have to post your DD 214 before I believe anything you say !

Ericynot wrote: Part of what Buffett proposed in the so-called Buffett Rule is raising the tax rate on capital gains and dividends to the level of ordinary income. Re-read my original post from 11:19 AM. You're confused and so, apparently, is John Ransom.- Obama’s Campaign about Nothing

Dear Comrade Eric,

No, I’m not confused. I think perhaps you don’t understand how tax law actually operates in real life.

Even assuming that the Buffett rule raises taxes on capital gains, there are easy ways for rich people to avoid paying capital gains taxes.

Unlike income taxes, a person can choose...

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