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Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

Skycdr Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 9:24 PM
All you socialist/liberal/progressive/democrats want is cradle-to-grave government running of your lives. At what point, moron, do we rob so much from the rich that they stop being rich. Then genius, we make a new class of 'rich.' They used to be called middle class. Now we tax them to death. Then what pissant? GROW UP AND GET A BRAIN!
rauljg69 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 9:27 PM
Tax rates have been higher numerous times in the past...moron...and the rich never stopped being rich. Try've been duped!

But by all means, let's keep obsessing over tax increases on rich people, which would take care of roughly eight percent of this year's federal deficit -- at best.   Let's take a peek at the data itself, then discover how Politico chose to boil it down into a narrative-driving headline:

Your headline? "Battleground Poll: Hike Taxes on the Rich."  Don't get me wrong; there is no...