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He's Mad as Hell and Not Going to Invest Anymore

Snarkasterous1 Wrote: Feb 03, 2013 11:10 AM
This from the article: "The top 1 percent of earners paid 41 percent of California income taxes in 2010." Well, THERE'S THE PROBLEM! Clearly, these evil, selfish, uncaring individuals just aren't paying "their fair share." (here one should cue the absurdity of bringing in Warren Buffett's secretary, who is estimated to make $150K or so in straight salary, and compare her rate as if she's a secretary making, say, $30K or so against that of Buffett, who has shrewdly arranged his finances to avoid the taxes he so voluably argues should be raised). Liberals - clueless, self-serving, but ever convinced of their moral superiority. - Snark
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 03, 2013 1:18 PM
And now the game is transparency in pay. Stoke the envy, fuel the redistribution fire.

Gender, race, and ethnic grievances will be back, this time in a push for redistribution, disguised as social justice.
"Why this fat cat likes Obama's tax plan" was the headline of a full-page ad La Jolla, Calif., investor Norman Lizt took out in The New York Times in August.

No, it wasn't really an endorsement. Lizt wrote that he has been a successful investor over the years, but if Americans re-elected President Barack Obama and his proposed tax hike became law, Lizt would face a marginal tax rate of "well over 50 percent." He wrote, "This represents the crossing of an inviolate threshold to me and is entirely unacceptable."

Lizt explained that he liked Obama's tax plan because it would prompt him...