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View Diary: Take a Hard Line: We Should be Rolling Back the REAGAN Tax Cuts for the Rich, Not Just Bush (54 comments)

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  •  The details are good for policy discussion (1+ / 0-)
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    Roger Fox

    but as far as politics goes, we simply have to get our ducks in a row that 39% is not even close to being an adequate top marginal tax rate.

    "They fear this man. They know he will see farther than they, and he will bind them with ancient logics." -The stoner guy in The Cabin in the Woods

    by Troubadour on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 11:45:10 AM PST

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    •  39% aint going to do it, no phreakin way (2+ / 0-)
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      Troubadour, chmood

      details again....

      We have to stop taxing working and middle class families out of the economy. And current tax policy helps make an unstable economy.

      Without large scale changes there will be a major economic downturn before the end of the decade.

      FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 12:32:07 PM PST

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      •  And may we never forget that an unstable economy (1+ / 0-)
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        Troubadour

        ...makes a MIGHTY contribution to social and cultural instability - and things only get worse from there.

        "Reagan proved deficits don't matter" - Dick Cheney

        by chmood on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 05:04:33 PM PST

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