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Stupid is, As Stupid Does

rgivan Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:30 AM
The wealthy will not pay more in taxes. They can and will hire the expertise to avoid taxation.
LecturerRich Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:46 PM
Which is to my point - we have built a system that is rigged towards find loopholes and the wealthy can afford to look for them. So the key is to hit them where it hurts them and we can be done and should be done.
Can the GOP really be this stupid? It appears many in the GOP Congress are suddenly willing to raise taxes. What utter fools. As Forest Gump's mother (played by Sally Field) said, "Stupid is, as stupid does." And this is world-class stupid.

If GOP politicians can't figure out any good arguments to oppose tax increases, I’ll give them a few.

First of all, Obama and the Democrats argue that the wealthy don't pay their "fair share." Really? The top 1% pay 40% of all the taxes. That's not "fair?" They also account, according to the New York...