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Monday, July 16, 2012

Patriotic millionaires ask for tax increase

By Paul Buchheit
Op-Ed

Patriotic Millionaires recently addressed the President and Congress: “Given the dire state of our economy, it is absurd that one-quarter of all millionaires pay a lower tax rate than millions of working, middle-class American families....  Please do the right thing for our country.  Raise our taxes.” 

It’s good to know somebody gets it right.  Taxes, for the most part, are not unfair. They represent payment for society’s many benefits, which get bigger and better as people get richer.

1 comment:

I'd like a second opinion said...

Hey Jim,
I subscribe to the AZ Republic like you recommended a few daya ago.
Gonna post this opinion from todays AZ Republic like you've posted others recently?
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/opinions/articles/2012/07/18/20120718-rich-people-build-hospital-wings.html