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Tax Rich Liberals

Ronald Reagan Fan Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 10:31 AM
If liberals start paying their fair share, the deficit goes away. That will not happen because the definiton of a liberal includes the rich cheating the middle class and the poor.

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...