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By marfdrat on January 7, 2013
George Will thinks so. If you look at his logic -which involves the number of Democrats who voted to make most of the Bush tax rates permanent- it looks pretty solid (my bold emphasis).
By marfdrat on November 14, 2012
Translation: big new taxes. I don’t think Boehner and the Republicans are going to go along. I’m not sure that I’d define households making $250,000 a year as “wealthy.” This seems way too low a threshold for eliminating the Bush tax rates.
By marfdrat on November 13, 2012
That’s the judgement of the Congressional Budget Office. I don’t think raising taxes on the “rich” (those making $250K or more) was ever about deficit reduction for Obama. It’s about getting even.
By marfdrat on September 21, 2012
Despite his promises to the contrary, President Obama is about to slam folks who make $250,000 and more -and everybody else- with the biggest tax increases in history:
Sunday will mark the start of the 100-day countdown to “Taxmageddon” – the date the largest tax hikes in the history of America will take effect. They will hit families and small businesses in three great waves on January 1, 2013:
By marfdrat on May 9, 2011
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By marfdrat on December 14, 2010
I’m pretty sick of hearing the extension of the Bush tax cuts described as “tax breaks” for the rich (or anybody else). The extension of the tax cuts isn’t lowering taxes for anybody; it’s simply forestalling what all progressives want to do: tax the hell out of everybody, and disappear it all into