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Buffettitis -- Is There a Cure?

Snarkasterous1 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 5:12 PM
After reading this - the conclusion that thinking adults arrive at upon reflection? Warren Buffett is a hypocritical liberal ponce. (Apologies for the repeated redundancy). Ah, the school of "I've already gotten mine, so am nobly engaged in making more difficult your success" lives on. This is akin to the folks who build their 3-story dream home near a lake, with beautiful views.....and immediately commence agitating for property restrictions that prevent (others, natch) building properties that could "obstruct the lake's beautiful views.) Of course, such tools cloak themselves in "...for the good of the community" horsehockey..... ....but they're just like Buffett the Blowhard: Got theirs, glad to stand in your way. -Snark

Once again, billionaire investor Warren Buffett urges his fellow high-on-the-hoggers to pay more in taxes. "Only in Grover Norquist's imagination," says Buffett, do taxes make much of a difference in how people invest. "So let's forget about the rich and ultra-rich going on strike and stuffing their ample funds under their mattresses if -- gasp -- capital gains rates and ordinary income rates are increased. The ultra-rich, including me, will forever pursue investment opportunities. ...

"We need Congress, right now, to enact a minimum tax on high incomes. I would suggest 30 percent of taxable income between $1 million...