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At the Fiscal Cliff I Cry "Jump, Jump, Jump!"

TS8 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 4:28 PM
GATO--You are right--everyone who works should have to pay at least a small amount of income tax. No zero tax bills. No refunds if you don't work. $2 per week would do for me. Less than the cable bill, cigarettes, phone, alcohol, drugs, 1 gallon of gas, etc. Poor people pay for all of that stuff. It's just some skin in the game as you said.

The most expensive tax in the history of the world has been proposed by the Obama administration and to hear them tell the story, you’d think the rest of us should be grateful.

“We want to create a global minimum tax,” said vice president Joe Biden, “because American taxpayers shouldn’t be providing a larger subsidy for investing abroad than investing at home.”

A global minimum tax is a tax on all profits made by nominally US companies that operate overseas. They operate overseas for various reasons, but one big reason is because corporate taxes are higher in...