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Tax Rich Liberals

SMyles Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 6:02 PM
"Then get out." There's a good possibility that's the best action to take. "Taxing is part of a society." Why? "You don't like taxes?" In general no. Not that I would be opposed to a small tax for common defense, or state and local taxes which is up to the state. "You are already taxed twice. Once on income, and then again whenever you spend it." So you mean three times then? Three wrongs make a right? "That is the way of life." And there we go. You accept serfdom as a way of life. I don't. "You should be used to it by now if you saved long enough to retire and live off investments. " I live like a hermit so it doesn't require much in the way of resources, but that's my choice. lol

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...