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The Largest Tax Increase Since World War II

southern tom Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 1:22 AM
...RAISE taxes... CONTROL food... DEVALUE the money... LIMIT energy... SHRINK the military, SCATTER what's left into dozens of countries... DEMONIZE those who might stand in opposition... then OUTLAW guns... LOOKS like 0 has us just about where he wants us!
Fully going over the fiscal cliff would be the largest tax increase since World War II, according to the Tax Foundation and will result in the highest top tax rates in decades. They've composed a chart tracking marginal rates since 1954. Take a look at the end, and the size of the jump projected in tax rates:

Keep in mind that as rates have come down, average tax revenue has stayed roughly the same. Reforms to the U.S. tax code have given us one of the most - if not the single most - progressive...