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January 3rd, 2012, 02:50
Originally Posted by Grimlorn View Post
I'm sure the Democrats would give the Republicans large cuts if they raised taxes on the wealthy 2 percent. Hell you could set it up so the 2 percent goes towards the debt and nothing else, then cut the 2 percent when a significant portion of the debt is paid off to boost the economy. Sure the economy would take a small hit short term but at least we'd be making the necessary changes to get the debt paid off. The longer we wait the bigger the problems become. Long term we'll be in a much worse place.
Oh, I do enjoy this sort of thing. You do realize that if you took 100% of the income from the top 2%, it still wouldn't cover Obama's deficit, let alone put a single dollar toward the national debt?

Sorry. No pearls of wisdom in this oyster.
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