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April 10, 2012

Obama's Big Buffet Rule Gambit Aimed At... 135 Taxpaying Households

You can't be serious.

And yet, you can be.

Of the 400 highest income Americans, one out of every three in this group of the most financially fortunate Americans paid less than 15 percent of their income in income taxes in 2008.

One in every three of the top 400 taxpayers.

Why doesn't he just come clean, like Nancy Pelosi did, and confess that his ultimate goal isn't to tax one third of the richest 0.001% (as that raises trivial amounts) but to end the Bush Tax Cuts for the middle class?

A top-of-the-line gold-plated government is going to cost a lot of money.

If Obama wants to elevate the tone, maybe he could begin with some honesty. And some math.



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