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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 12:40 AM

7. This whole thing is a farce and we're going to get fucked.

 

Getting two points on the top rate is not a fair trade off for slashing benefits. It just isn't. Two points on the top bracket is nearly worthless. Capital gains has to go up, corporate minimum tax has to come back, defense spending has to be cut, Wall Street transactions need a fee and the top rate has to go up. After that, we can afford to leave everything as it is or even improve the big three.

Keeping all the Bush tax rates except for the top bracket which will go up a pittance is still bargaining from the puke position.

Why are we acting like it will be a win if the top rate goes up while everything else in the Bush cuts stays the same? Why are the Democrats willing to trade the safety net for a tiny amount of revenue?

The Romneys of the world will not be touched by this rate hike. They're the fucking scumbags that need to pay. The money for nothing crowd.

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