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Old 06-23-2015, 07:48 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Perhaps you misunderstand. The real objective is fairness, not revenue.

Confiscating the wealth of the 1% does nothing toward solving our out-of-control budget troubles. We must decrease spending on everything; we must increase taxes on everyone.

People will rebel against higher taxes because the entire tax system is regarded as unfair. Increasing the taxes on the rich is an attempt to make the tax structure seem fair. Seem. Perception is reality.

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Yes, it is.
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Old 06-23-2015, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Apex NC, the Peak of Good Loving.
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Tax reform = "Don't tax you, don't tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree!"
-- Senator Russell B. Long, D-LA (1966-1981)

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Old 06-23-2015, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Tax reform = "Don't tax you, don't tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree!"
-- Senator Russell B. Long, D-LA (1966-1981)

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Certainly a non-partisan philosophy, across all demographics.
It's also known as, "Voting in your best interests."
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Old 06-23-2015, 09:02 PM
 
Location: Raleigh NC
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the Long family from Louisiana. God bless them, every one.
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