Op-Ed Columnist: Things to Tax

How about making increased revenue part of the remedy? And not just a return to Clinton-era tax rates. Full Story »

Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - via Paul Krugman, Dan Kennedy, New York Times (Most Emailed), Memeorandum, New York Times (Opinion), Real Clear Politics
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Subjects: U.S., Politics, Health
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Posted by: Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - Nov 28, 2011 - 1:50 AM PST
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Warrior Wheatman
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by Warrior Wheatman - Dec. 1, 2011

Tax before cut: Much higher taxes on the highest incomes is a starter. Financial Transaction Tax is a must. Before we cut spending on social neccessaties: tax where the money is going.

Mr.Krugman makes a good point: the era of fifthy years ago didn't see these mega-rolers raking it in. We're living with a different economy.

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Manfred Ostrowski
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by Manfred Ostrowski - Nov. 28, 2011
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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Dec. 1, 2011

I’ve extrapolated that number using Congressional Budget Office projections, and what I get for the next decade is that high-income taxation could shave more than $1 ... More »

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