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  •  We dodged a bullet with Romney. (14+ / 0-)

    Now it's time to take a look at a tax structure that treats hedge fund income as capital gains, and for that matter, at the capital gains tax rate itself.

    There are perverse incentives in the tax code. That problem won't be solved until we remove those incentives. Simple as that.

    Fuck you, I put on pants yesterday.

    by MBNYC on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 11:57:55 AM PST

    •  Raising the top income tax rate (0+ / 0-)

      to the Clinton level is a lot more likely than getting rid of the absurd carried interest loophole.

      And all the others designed to benefit the rich.

      The 1 percent are used to paying less, percentage-wise, than a union maid, and they own the Congress in this regard.

      A public option for health insurance is a national priority.

      by devtob on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 06:30:10 PM PST

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