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Warren Buffett and the Corrupting of the American Soul

rightminded gal Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 11:33 AM
Good point. Let's 'seize' the old codgers money, and put that toward the national debt. We'll tell him it's his patriotic duty to pay his fair share. His house is paid for, so social security and medicare should cover him just fine. ;-)
rightminded gal Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 7:24 PM
Um, Rachel - this was tongue in cheek. Have a sense of humor? Apparently not. I'm tired of these richie rich's trying to act unselfish when they are actually benefiting themselves while crushing small business. Many small and medium size businesses will not be able to survive Obamacare, Obama taxes and regulation so this will increase the market share of big business.
karpe diem Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 1:00 PM
this is not good thinking. we can only take it once. but if gov' t continues to borrow where are you going to get the next payment from? the rich are no longer rich and everybody is poor. that is not a good plan. you have to come up with some thing better, comrade rightminded gal.
“Bottom line…would raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans have a chilling effect on hiring?”

It was Matt Lauer’s final interview question for his guest, on last Tuesday’s episode of NBC-TV’s “Today” show.

“No,” the guest adamantly replied. “No… and I think it would have a great effect in terms of the morale of the middle class..”

The guest was famed investor Warren Buffett, CEO of the Berkshire Hathaway holding company and a personal friend of President Obama (and by the way, did you know that Obama calls him, and not the other way around? Mr. Buffett would...

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