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  •  As bad as they are, though (1+ / 0-)
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    apparently their plan included whole lot of tax increases, including many impacting the wealthy (like no lower rates for capital gains and dividends) that go way beyond what Democrats dare propose. That's why Republicans fell over themselves rejecting Simpson-Bowles when it mattered, and why it ultimately isn't going anywhere.

    "All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out." --I.F. Stone

    by Alice in Florida on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 12:51:59 PM PST

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