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Wed Dec 5, 2012, 06:55 PM

29. We have to tax those whose incomes have risen the most.

There was a time when working people were increasing their pay fairly regularly, so we gave tax cuts to wealthier people.

Since 1980, the incomes of the upper percents have gone up much faster than the incomes of other people. As a result, it makes sense to increase taxes of the wealthy.

It is the fairest thing to do.

Working people get their taxes taken out of their paychecks and have a hard time cheating the IRS. The wealthy use all kinds of crazy loopholes. They will take care of themselves. I believe that I am paraphrasing Thomas Jefferson when I say that.

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