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Liberal Billionaires to Call for More Death Taxes

scrow Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 5:53 PM
Except the family in many cases helped the individual to make that money. But if you don't have respect for earned private property, please liquidate 90% of your goods and send me a cashier's check. Or do you mean you don't have respect for OTHER PEOPLE'S private property? Hmm, there's a legal term for that. Several, actually, typically listed as felonies.

Tomorrow in New York City, prominent liberal billionaires Bill Gates, former Treasury Secretary and co-chairman of Goldman Sachs Robert Rubin, Abigail Disney, Richard Rockerfeller and Vanguard Founder John Bogle will call for a hike in the federal death tax in order to "avert the fiscal cliff austerity bomb." In 2009, President Obama brought back the death tax after President Bush attempted to abolish it.

President Obama's budget keeps the estate tax at its 2009 level, which means the government gets 45 percent of a dead person's estate valued over $3.5 million dollars or $7 million for a...