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Stupid is, As Stupid Does

rgivan Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:35 AM
That ain't how it works, Jack. They will find ways to avoid the higher tax rate. Tax-free municipal bonds. Off shore banking. Gold, silver and other commodities. And, if it gets bad enough, emigration to tax-friendlier climes.
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...