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The Largest Tax Increase Since World War II

SuperSam Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 6:19 PM
The Bush tax cuts expiring will give the highest percentage tax increase to the lowest tax bracket, along with killing half of every family's child credit deduction, and at a time people can least afford it with the price of gas being too damn high for too damn long, but the Dems in Congress don't pay for it, so................ they don't care. OwebummerCare was forced on everyone except themselves, huh?
SuperSam Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 6:20 PM

With 4.4% unemployment under Bush and Republican majorities in both houses of Congress, the Dems took the majorities of both houses of Congress on Jan. 3, 2007 - in just 11 months the nation went into a recession; the Dems were not slow in jocking the economy. Then the Dems got their rubberstamp Owebummer in, and next thing we know we were up to 10% unemployment along with home foreclosure rates like never before seen in the history of the nation; thanks being mostly due to the housing and banking chairmen in the House and Senate, Frank and Dodd, both Dems..

The Democrats were not slow at all in ruining the economy.
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...