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  •  btfjd - this is no trap at all (2+ / 0-)
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    erush1345, Doug in SF

    The Senate has already passed the bill the President wants and the House has already passed a bill extending all the Bush tax cuts. We just had an election and it wasn't much of an issue. Nothing will happen before the end of the year and this will all be flipped to the 113th Congress. There are no elections for two years, so there is no pressure on the GOP. The Republicans are looking for global reform, including the estate tax, with a scope much like the Tax Reform Act of 1986 which virtually re-wrote the IRS code for individuals. There isn't time for such a law to even be drafted this year.

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 01:21:49 PM PST

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