In response to:

More Pain, Less Gain

Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 9:38 PM
They didn't just sit back and take it in Maryland, they MOVED, taking their money and tax payments with them, They also didn't sit in France, either. The rich THERE moved and took their wealth.
Curtis108 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 10:09 PM
Unfortunately, they crossed the Potomac and are now starting the Old Dominion down the same path that Maryland has gone down.

President Obama and the Democrats have made a cottage industry of peddling "tax hikes for the rich" as the way out of the fiscal crisis precipitated by ObamaCare and other profligate spending.  

But with reports and polling showing that upper income spending has fallen since the beginning of September, the country may have a chance to see that "tax hikes for the rich" are not as costless as the administration and Democrats want Americans to believe.

The "rich" are pulling back in anticipation of tax increases coming down the pike in 2013.  As a result, it looks like they...