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    given to investment income was addressed when the capitol gains rate was allowed to increase in the last budget standoff.  The Democrats will tell you that wasn't nearly enough.  The Democrats should be going full bore on a financial transaction tax and taking a cue from the way Republicans campaign:  appeal to voters on the lowest rungs of the income ladder.  Those voters are the ones who don't have enough money to gamble on Wall Street and want to punish those who do (or are just interested in balancing the nation's books).

    "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

    by SueDe on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 07:25:28 AM PST

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