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Tax Rich Liberals

tuttletacoma Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 9:11 AM
sure there are gated commuinities across America and people pay for the privilege of living in them with monthly fees but seeking protection from those who would invade your home for many is a price they are willing to pay ask anyone who lives with a neighborhood watch and they will clue you in on the crime stats for the area never forget, while you are sleeping at night, the criminal's among us are scoping our neighborhoods, looking for their next victim

Republicans have been forced into a Hobson's choice of either letting the Bush tax cuts expire for everyone or agreeing to a tax hike on the top 2 percent of income earners (not to be confused with "the rich," who have already made, inherited or married their money).

If Republicans object to the Democrats' hitting job creators with a tax hike, three things will happen: Taxes will go up for everyone; Republicans will be seen as the "party of the rich"; and the inevitable economic collapse will be blamed on Republicans.

If Democrats were merely trying to raise...